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Cuba acknowledges 'vestiges' of racism, launches program to fight it

Reuters World News - 1 hour 58 min ago
Cuba's government has launched a program to combat racism, acknowledging that a problem that Fidel Castro tried to eliminate after the 1959 leftist revolution remains unresolved.
Categories: World News

Two dead, nine missing as fishing boat sinks off Morocco

Reuters World News - 2 hours 5 min ago
A boat capsized off the coast of Morocco's port of Tan Tan, 856 km (537 miles), south of capital Rabat, leaving two fishermen dead while at least nine others were still missing, the fisheries department said late on Friday.
Categories: World News

U.S. Army cadets told not to use TikTok in uniform

Reuters US News - 2 hours 14 min ago
U.S. Army cadets were this week instructed not to use China-owned social media app TikTok while representing the military, an Army spokeswoman said on Friday, amid concerns over the app's handling of user data.
Categories: National News

Ex-Trump ally Bolton says Twitter account 'liberated' from White House control

Reuters US News - 2 hours 22 min ago
U.S. President Donald Trump's former national security adviser John Bolton said on Friday that Twitter Inc had returned control of his personal account to him after it had been taken over by the White House.
Categories: National News

Bolivia prosecutors probing Morales over accusations he encouraged unrest

Reuters World News - 2 hours 35 min ago
Bolivia's attorney general said on Friday that his office has opened a probe into former President Evo Morales for alleged sedition and terrorism, related to accusations from the interim government that he has been stirring unrest since resigning.
Categories: World News

Ex-CIA officer sentenced to 19 years in prison for conspiring to spy for China

Reuters US News - 3 hours 47 min ago
A former CIA case officer was sentenced by a federal judge in Virginia on Friday to serve 19 years in prison, after he pleaded guilty in May to conspiring to become a spy for China, federal prosecutors announced.
Categories: National News

Exclusive: U.S. Navy secretary backs SEAL's expulsion review, despite Trump objection

Reuters US News - 3 hours 48 min ago
U.S. Navy Secretary Richard Spencer said on Friday a Navy SEAL convicted of battlefield misconduct should face a board of peers weighing whether to oust him from the elite force, despite President Donald Trump's assertion that he not be expelled.
Categories: National News

Trump says ban of some flavored e-cigarette products could lead to illegal sales

Reuters US News - 3 hours 49 min ago
U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday expressed concerns that enacting his administration's proposed ban on many flavored e-cigarette and vaping products would lead to people obtaining them illegally.
Categories: National News

Thousands gather for renewed Colombia protests, 3 dead after Thursday marches

Reuters World News - 3 hours 56 min ago
Colombians gathered for renewed protests on Friday as sporadic looting took place in several parts of the capital Bogota, after mass marches on Thursday ended in three deaths.
Categories: World News

Chile's interior minister: turning down heat on streets won't make us less accountable

Reuters World News - 3 hours 59 min ago
Chile's interior minister on Friday made an appeal for peace and the "recovery of public order" after a fresh round of protests and riots around the country left shops and public buildings looted and burned, the capital's transport system disrupted and at least 100 more people injured.
Categories: World News

Colorado man faces new charges for plotting to bomb synagogue

Reuters US News - 4 hours 8 min ago
An avowed white supremacist being held without bond for plotting to bomb a Colorado synagogue this month has been indicted on additional charges of attempted arson and using explosives to commit a felony, federal prosecutors said on Friday.
Categories: National News

Former Trump official Bolton says Twitter account 'liberated' from White House control

Reuters US News - 4 hours 18 min ago
U.S. President Donald Trump's former national security adviser said on Friday that Twitter Inc had returned control of his personal account to him after it had been taken over by the White House, marking his first tweets since resigning in September.
Categories: National News

Bolivia's Congress to pass law for new elections on Saturday: lawmaker

Reuters World News - 4 hours 28 min ago
Bolivia's parliament will pass legislation on Saturday to pave the way for new elections after a deal was reached by top lawmakers of the body's three political parties, a congressman with the party of former president Evo Morales told Reuters.
Categories: World News

Athletics: Russia reinstatement process suspended over AIU charges

Reuters World News - 4 hours 42 min ago
The global governing body of athletics on Friday suspended the reinstatement process for Russia pending the resolution of charges imposed on its athletics federation for violating anti-doping rules, dealing a blow to the country's Olympic hopes.
Categories: World News

Exclusive: U.S. Navy secretary backs SEAL's expulsion review, despite Trump objection

Reuters World News - 4 hours 51 min ago
U.S. Navy Secretary Richard Spencer said on Friday a Navy SEAL convicted of battlefield misconduct should face a board of peers weighing whether to oust him from the elite force, despite President Donald Trump's assertion that he not be expelled.
Categories: World News

Protesters left on besieged Hong Kong campus weigh options

Reuters World News - 4 hours 55 min ago
At least eight protesters who had been holding out at a trashed Hong Kong university surrendered on Friday, while others searched for escape routes past the riot police surrounding the campus.
Categories: World News

New hearing, same sentence for convicted Penn State child molester Jerry Sandusky

Reuters US News - 4 hours 56 min ago
A resentencing hearing on Friday for former Penn State football coach Jerry Sandusky resulted in the same penalty that he received after his 2012 conviction for sexually assaulting teenage boys: 30 to 60 years in prison, likely the rest of his life.
Categories: National News

Ex-CIA officer sentenced to 19 years in prison for conspiring to spy for China

Reuters World News - 5 hours 21 min ago
A former CIA case officer was sentenced by a federal judge in Virginia on Friday to serve 19 years in prison, after he pleaded guilty in May to conspiring to become a spy for China, federal prosecutors announced.
Categories: World News

Argentine health chief quits in abortion fight with conservative president

Reuters World News - 5 hours 26 min ago
Argentina's health secretary resigned on Friday after a protocol he signed the day before, aimed at making abortion more available, was revoked by conservative President Mauricio Macri, less than a month before he is to leave office.
Categories: World News

Trump says administration to take 'good look' at Hong Kong rights bill

Reuters World News - 6 hours 54 sec ago
President Donald Trump said on Friday his administration would take a "good luck" at a Hong Kong bill that passed the U.S. Congress nearly unanimously, as lawmakers awaited his decision on whether he would sign it into law or issue a veto.
Categories: World News

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