New York sues U.S. to stop fintech bank charters

NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York state’s top banking regulator on Friday sued the federal government to void its decision to award national bank...

Oil prices claw back on supply concerns though but demand worries...

TOKYO (Reuters) - Oil on Friday clawed back some of its losses from the previous session, when prices fell the most in a month,...

Suu Kyi defence of jailing of Reuters journalists ‘unbelievable’: Haley

HANOI/UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi said on Thursday the jailing of two Reuters journalists had nothing to do with...

Turkey police fire tear gas at mothers’ protest

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Nicky Verstappen: Suspect held over Dutch boy’s 1998 death

Dutch police investigating the disappearance and death of schoolboy Nicky Verstappen in 1998 say their prime suspect has been arrested in Spain. Jos Brech was...

Australia: Illegal boat runs aground in Queensland crocodile swamp

An illegal fishing boat has run aground and been found abandoned in crocodile-infested waters in northern Queensland, Australia. Authorities have found 11 people and think...

Pope keeps silent on abuse claim letter at end of Irish...

Pope Francis has refused to respond to claims by a former Vatican diplomat, who has called for him to resign. Archbishop Carlo Maria Vigano also...

Italy floods: Girl, 8, rescued after deadly flash flood

An eight-year-old girl with hypothermia is among 23 people rescued from flash flooding in the Pollino National Park in southern Italy. At least 10 hikers...

Police hunt for tourists who stripped off in Rome fountain

Two English-speaking tourists who are being hunted by police for stripping off in a monumental Italian fountain have been called "idiots" by the country's...

Sniffer dogs and cranes help rescuers at scene of Italian bridge...

GENOA (Reuters) - Italian rescue workers used jackhammers and cranes on Friday to lift giant slabs of concrete from the Genoa highway bridge collapse,...

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