The U.S. Senate on Tuesday passed and sent to President Donald Trump legislation authorizing permanent benefits for police, firefighters and other first responders suffering from illnesses and injuries related to their work in the aftermath of the..
Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group will now allow small businesses in the United States to sell on Alibaba.com, in an effort to tap into the $23.9 trillion business-to-business e-commerce market and fend off fierce competition from rivals like..
The U.S. Senate on Tuesday confirmed Army Secretary Mark Esper to be secretary of defense, ending the longest period by far that the Pentagon has been without a permanent top official. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg urged French lawmakers on Tuesday to act on a potentially irreversible "climate breakdown" due to mounting carbon emissions, in a parliament meeting shunned by right-wing politicians. Rough cut (no reporter..
A 23-year-old man who was beaten up by suspected gangsters in recent Hong Kong protests has spoken of his horrifying orderal, as he called on the government to listen to public opinion. Joe Davies reports.
Democratic lawmakers on Wednesday will finally have their chance to speak with Special Counsel Robert Mueller, when the former FBI director testifies on Capitol Hill about his report on President Donald Trump and Russia's meddling in the 2016 U.S...
FBI chief Christopher Wray said at a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Tuesday that the Russians are 'absolutely intent' on trying to interfere with U.S. election despite efforts to stop them. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow told reporters Tuesday that the budget agreement reached by lawmakers on Monday, "isn't everything we hoped for" but "is a pretty good deal under the circumstances." Rough cut (no reporter narration).
The boss of London's Heathrow Airport said on Tuesday that construction of its new runway would go ahead despite incoming Prime Minister Boris Johnson's long-standing opposition to the expansion of Britain's biggest airport. Francis Maguire reports.
The biggest shareholders in China's new Nasdaq-style STAR Market lost a combined $1 billion in the second day of trade on Tuesday, a day after the board's roaring debut created three new billionaires. Francis Maguire reports.
Boris Johnson, the ebullient Brexiteer who has promised to lead Britain out of the European Union with or without a deal by Halloween, will replace Theresa May as prime minister after winning the leadership of the Conservative Party on Tuesday. Rough..
The Hollywood stars delighted fans by signing autographs and posing for photographs on Hollywood Boulevard as director Quentin Tarantino premiered his story about movie magic and acting pains. Rough cut (no reporter narration).
Scientists at the University of Zurich have used artificial technology to help analyse millions of cells from breast cancer tissue of 140 tumours, to create what they describe as an 'atlas' of machine learning to analyse millions of cells from breast..
A clumsy driver led police to a A$200 million ($140 million) drug bust in Australia on Monday (July 22) after he crashed a van laden with 270 kg (600 lb) of methamphetamines into a patrol car parked outside a police station in suburban Sydney. Rough..
Singapore said on Tuesday (July 23) it had seized 8.8 tonnes (9.7 tons) of elephant ivory, a record haul by authorities in the city-state, which conservation groups said is a transit point for the illegal wildlife trade. Rough cut - no reporter..
The United States has sanctioned the China's state-run energy company Zhuhai Zhengrong Co Ltd for allegedly violating restrictions imposed on Iran's oil sector, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in a speech on Monday (July 22). Rough cut - no..
Rare video of uncontacted members of Brazil's Awa Amazon tribe has emerged, as activists warn of growing threats to this tribe from loggers who are nearing their traditional hunting ground. Rough cut - no reporter narration.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un inspected a newly built submarine and pointed out its tactical capabilities and weapons systems on Tuesday, according to North Korean state media. Rough cut, no reporter narration.
Portuguese soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo will face no charges in Las Vegas in connection with a 2009 sexual assault allegation because the case cannot be proven beyond a reasonable doubt, prosecutors said on Monday. Michelle Hennessy reports.
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security said on Monday it will order more speedy deportations of immigrants who crossed illegally and are caught anywhere in the United States, expanding a program typically applied only along the southern border with..
President Donald Trump stopped by a wedding reception with Trump supporters at his Bedminster, New Jersey golf club on Saturday. The newlyweds said they'd sent Trump multiple wedding invitations and didn't know if he'd show -- until he did. Rough Cut..
The S&P 500 ended higher on Monday, supported by expectations of lower interest rates, while investors awaited quarterly earnings from marquee companies Facebook, Alphabet and Amazon this week. Fred Katayama reports.
Puerto Rican star entertainer, Ricky Martin, joined a massive protest in San Juan on Monday, calling for the immediate resignation of Governor Ricardo Rossello over offensive chat messages. Calle 13's René Juan Pérez Joglar, told Reuters, "he has to..
U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday slammed Puerto Rico's governor as 'terrible' and blasted the U.S. territory's leaders, accusing them of wasting billions of dollars of hurricane disaster relief aid as protests swelled across the island. Rough Cut..
President Donald Trump on Monday said he would 'maybe' watch 'a little bit' of the back-to-back nationally televised hearings with former Special Counsel Robert Mueller on Wednesday. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
President Trump said on Monday he believed Chinese President Xi Jinping has acted very responsibly with regard the sometimes violent protests in Hong Kong over an extradition bill that could see people from the territory sent to China for trial. Rough..
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is dismissing claims by Tehran that it has captured 17 spies working for the Central Intelligence Agency. Meanwhile, the first images emerge of the crew of the UK-flagged tanker seized by Iran. Matthew Larotonda..
Thousands of protesters took to the streets of San Juan on Monday morning demanding that Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rossello resign over offensive chat messages, a day after the governor said he would not seek re-election. Rough Cut (no reporter..
Rising healthcare spending by the Chinese government helped Dutch health technology company Philips post better-than-expected sales growth for the second quarter, putting its shares among the top performers in Europe on Monday. Francis Maguire..
Hong Kong's opposition Democratic Party says an attack on passengers at a train station over the weekend was carried out by triad gangsters. Men in white shirts were caught on camera beating people returning home from anti-government protests earlier..