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Trump in good health despite weight in obese range – doctor

US President Donald Trump has put on weight since his last medical check-up, but remains in "very good health", his official doctor Sean Conley says. Mr Trump was receiving a higher dose of medicine to...

Australian senator sorry for wiping blood on ex-leader’s door

An Australian senator has apologised for wiping his own blood on a fellow lawmaker's door after having a scuffle in the halls of parliament. Senator Brian Burston was involved in a clash on Wednesday with...

Venezuela opposition takes steps to seize oil revenue as Maduro issues threat

CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuela’s opposition-controlled congress named new temporary boards of directors to state-oil firm PDVSA on Wednesday, in an effort to wrest the OPEC nation’s oil revenue from increasingly isolated socialist President Nicolas...

U.S. Congress negotiators finish drafting border security bill – aide

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. lawmakers late on Wednesday completed writing a border security bill that was expected to deny President Donald Trump’s request for $5.7 billion to help build a wall on the U.S.-Mexico...

In rural Mississippi, still waiting on recovery

ITTA BENA, Miss (Reuters) - Here’s what has happened in Leflore County, Mississippi, since the end of the U.S. recession in 2009. The number of jobs fell 4 percent and nearly 8 percent of the...

New York detective killed by ‘friendly fire’ while responding to robbery

(Reuters) - A New York City police detective was shot and killed by “friendly fire” and another officer was shot on Tuesday as they responded to an armed robbery, the city’s police chief said. The...

South Korea pushes back at Trump claims about more money for troop agreement

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea’s presidential Blue House pushed back on Wednesday against comments by U.S. President Donald Trump that suggested Seoul had agreed to pay $500 million more towards maintaining U.S. troops in...

Exclusive: India antitrust watchdog probes accusations that Google abused Android – sources

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India’s antitrust commission is looking into accusations that Alphabet Inc’s unit Google abuses its popular Android mobile operating system to block its rivals, four sources with direct knowledge of the...

China January exports, imports seen falling again in blow to global growth

BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s trade engine likely remained stuck in reverse in January, with imports and exports expected to fall for the second month in a row, adding to concerns the economy may be...

Exclusive: Walmart, Google-backed Deliv end online grocery partnership

(Reuters) - Walmart Inc and logistics firm Deliv pulled the plug on a key same-day grocery delivery partnership, dealing a setback in the retailer’s race against rival Amazon.com Inc to deliver groceries to customers’...

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