Baby girl, 1, dies after being left in sweltering hot car all day in 31C weather by adoptive dad who ‘forgot about her’

Baby girl, 1, dies after being left in sweltering hot car all day in 31C weather by adoptive dad who ‘forgot about her’

The one-year-old was abandoned in the family’s truck, strapped to a seat, outside a home in East Nashville, US, police have confirmed. She was discovered by her adoptive mother on Wednesday evening and was rushed to Vanderbilt Hospital where she was pronounced…

Trickle of ‘caravan’ migrants seek asylum on U.S. soil

Trickle of ‘caravan’ migrants seek asylum on U.S. soil

TIJUANA, Mexico (Reuters) – U.S. border officials processed a trickle of asylum applications on Tuesday from a caravan of Central American migrants camped at the U.S.-Mexico border, despite criticism from U.S. President Donald Trump of their attempt to enter the country. Border…

Trump-Russia probe official: Justice Department will not be…

Trump-Russia probe official: Justice Department will not be…

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Rod Rosenstein, the U.S. official overseeing an investigation of ties between President Donald Trump’s election team and Russia, warned a group of conservative Republicans on Tuesday that his department would not be “extorted” and criticized them for leaking a…

U.S. says Israel’s information on Iran nuclear program ‘compelling’

U.S. says Israel’s information on Iran nuclear program ‘compelling’

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The White House said on Monday that information released by Israel on Iran’s nuclear program provides “new and compelling details” about Tehran’s efforts to develop “missile-deliverable nuclear weapons.” “These facts are consistent with what the United States has long…

Iran says U.S.-Saudi cooperation to destabilize Mideast: state TV

Iran says U.S.-Saudi cooperation to destabilize Mideast: state TV

ANKARA (Reuters) – Iran said on Monday cooperation between Saudi Arabia and the United States will further destabilize the Middle East, a senior official said, adding that Tehran will continue its presence in the region despite Washington’s pressure to limit its influence….

Migrants from caravan in limbo as U.S. says border crossing full

Migrants from caravan in limbo as U.S. says border crossing full

TIJUANA, Mexico (Reuters) – About 50 people from a Central American migrant caravan including women, children and transgender individuals tried to seek U.S. asylum on Sunday but were not immediately allowed to cross the Mexico border because officials said the facility was…

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TEL AVIV (Reuters) – The United States is “deeply concerned” by Iran’s ambition to dominate the Middle East, new Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said after meeting Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on a flying visit on Sunday. “We remain deeply concerned…

Pakistan moves jailed doctor who helped track bin Laden

Pakistan moves jailed doctor who helped track bin Laden

PESHAWAR, Pakistan (Reuters) – Pakistani prison authorities have moved the jailed doctor believed to have helped the CIA hunt down Osama bin Laden, his attorney said on Saturday, speculating it could be a prelude to his release. FILE PHOTO: A roadside vendor…

U.S. lawmaker Meehan resigns following sexual harassment claim

U.S. lawmaker Meehan resigns following sexual harassment claim

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Republican U.S. Representative Patrick Meehan, who used taxpayer money to settle a former staffer’s sexual harassment claim, resigned on Friday from the House of Representatives and said he would repay the U.S. Treasury. Meehan announced in January he would…