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    Four dead in new shooting in Mexico's Caribbean resort region

    Associated Press | Updated at 10:00am on January 18, 2017

    Gunmen attacked the state prosecutors' office in this Caribbean resort city Tuesday, and authorities said four people were killed, ratcheting up tensions just a day after a shooting at a music festival in a nearby town left three foreigners and two Mexicans dead...

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    Obama shortens sentence of Manning, who gave secrets to WikiLeaks

    Reuters | Updated at 08:50am on January 18, 2017

    President Barack Obama on Tuesday shortened the prison sentence of Chelsea Manning, the former US military intelligence analyst who was responsible for a 2010 leak of classified materials to anti-secrecy group WikiLeaks, the biggest such breach in US history...

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    Woman sues Trump in New York for defamation over sexual assault denial

    Reuters | Updated at 08:25am on January 18, 2017

    One of about a dozen women who previously accused president-elect Donald Trump of making unwanted sexual advances filed a lawsuit against him in New York on Tuesday, alleging he had made false and defamatory statements about her in rejecting the accusation, causing her emotional and economic harm...

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    Nigerian air force bombs refugee camp, more than 100 dead

    Associated Press | Updated at 07:50am on January 18, 2017

    A Nigerian air force fighter jet on a mission against Boko Haram extremists mistakenly bombed a refugee camp on Tuesday, killing more than 100 refugees and aid workers and wounding 200, a government official and doctors said...

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    Britain to leave EU’s single market: May

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:54am on January 18, 2017

    Prime minister Theresa May on Tuesday said Britain will leave the EU’s single market in order to restrict immigration in a clean break from the bloc, but lawmakers can vote on the final deal...

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    May wants to avoid Brexit ‘cliff edge’ for business

    Reuters | Updated at 07:13pm on January 17, 2017

    Prime minister Theresa May said on Tuesday she wanted to avoid a ‘disruptive cliff edge’ for businesses when Britain leaves the European Union...

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    Australia, China, Malaysia say underwater search for MH370 is suspended

    Reuters | Updated at 01:15pm on January 17, 2017

    The deep-sea search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 ended on Tuesday without any trace being found of the plane that vanished...

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    ‘Afghan girl’ Sharbat Gula in quest for new life

    BBC | Updated at 10:45am on January 17, 2017

    An Afghan woman made famous by a 1985 National Geographic cover has spoken exclusively to the BBC of her hope for a new beginning, after being deported from Pakistan...

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    Wife of Orlando nightclub gunman arrested on federal charges

    Reuters | Updated at 11:33am on January 17, 2017

    The FBI on Monday arrested the wife of the gunman who killed 49 people at an Orlando gay nightclub last year, a massacre that intensified fears...

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    Britain will not seek ‘half in, half out’ EU deal: PM May

    Reuters | Updated at 09:50am on January 17, 2017

    Britain will not seek a Brexit deal that leaves it ‘half in, half out’ of the European Union, prime minister Theresa May will say on Tuesday, according to her office, in a speech setting out her 12 priorities for upcoming divorce talks with the bloc...