Deadly California wildfire leaves 100 people missing, mostly elderly

PARADISE, Calif. (Reuters) – Fire crews in northern California seized on improved weather on Wednesday.

As Congress taps leaders, House’s McCarthy fends off rival

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday chose Kevin McCarthy.

Manafort business partner Gates still assisting with Mueller probe: filing

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Rick Gates, a former business partner of President Donald Trump’s ex-campaign chairman.

My deal, no deal or no Brexit, May says after winning ministers’ backing

LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Theresa May won the backing of her senior ministers for.

Sri Lanka showdown looms as new PM loses confidence vote

COLOMBO (Reuters) – Sri Lanka’s parliament passed a no-confidence motion against newly appointed Prime Minister.

China, Japan seek warmer ties against backdrop of U.S. trade friction

TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan’s prime minister arrived in Beijing on Thursday for his first formal.

Bill Ackman’s Pershing Square buys Hilton stake

(Reuters) – Activist investor William Ackman’s Pershing Square Capital Management has acquired a 3.7 percent.

Stocks crumble as global growth, U.S. earnings fears spook markets

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian shares plunged on Thursday as hundreds of billions of dollars hemorrhaged.

Former Malaysian PM Najib, ex-treasury chief charged with criminal breach of trust

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) – Former Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak and his top treasury official.

Obama, Clinton among targets of suspected bombs ahead of U.S. election

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) – Former U.S. President Barack Obama and two members of his cabinet.