ROME | Italy approves final budget draft yet vows dialogue with EU

ROME— Italy’s government vowed Saturday to engage in constructive talks with the European Union as it still gave final approval to a rule-busting budget and brushed off a ratings downgrade triggered by its higher-than-expected deficit targets. Premier Giuseppe Conte said the budget plan was definitively approved by all forces at an emergency cabinet meeting Saturday … Continue reading ROME | Italy approves final budget draft yet vows dialogue with EU

LONDON | Marchers clog streets of London to demand new Brexit vote

LONDON — Hundreds of thousands of protesters opposed to Britain’s impending exit from the European Union marched through central London on Saturday, demanding a new referendum and to have a say on the government’s final Brexit deal with the EU. Organizers say another public vote is needed because new facts have come out about the … Continue reading LONDON | Marchers clog streets of London to demand new Brexit vote

ISTANBUL | Saudi account of Khashoggi killing is widely denounced

ISTANBUL  — Turkey will “never allow a cover-up” of the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Saudi Arabia‘s consulate in Istanbul, a senior official in Turkey’s ruling party said Saturday, reflecting international skepticism over the Saudi account that the writer died during a “fistfight.” The comment was one of many critical reactions to the … Continue reading ISTANBUL | Saudi account of Khashoggi killing is widely denounced

TECUN UMAN, Guatemala | The Latest: Many in caravan inclined to take Mexico asylum

TECUN UMAN, Guatemala — The Latest on a caravan of Central American migrants hoping to reach the United States (all times local): 11:50 a.m. Many Central Americans in a mass caravan at the Mexican border with Guatemala appear inclined to apply for any kind of refugee status in Mexico, even though most initially intended to … Continue reading TECUN UMAN, Guatemala | The Latest: Many in caravan inclined to take Mexico asylum

Business News: Newport News Shipbuilding Division Christens Virginia-Class Submarine Delaware (SSN 791)

NEWPORT NEWS, VA – Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE:HII) christened the Virginia-class submarine Delaware (SSN 791) this morning at the company’s Newport News Shipbuilding division. Jill Biden, the former Second Lady of the United States and the ship’s sponsor, smashed a bottle of sparkling wine against the hull, celebrating the latest milestone of the newest U.S. … Continue reading Business News: Newport News Shipbuilding Division Christens Virginia-Class Submarine Delaware (SSN 791)

SAN DIEGO | Questions and answers about state of the US-Mexico border

SAN DIEGO— Immigration has again become a hot political issue as President Donald Trump portrays the Mexico border in a state of crisis, underscored by dramatic images of a caravan of Central American migrants moving toward the U.S. and dozens of people climbing the border fence in Arizona. The Border Patrol released video Friday of … Continue reading SAN DIEGO | Questions and answers about state of the US-Mexico border

U.S. Department of State News: Secretary Pompeo’s Meetings With Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto, Foreign Secretary Luis Videgaray

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of State released the following statement: The below is attributable to Spokesperson Heather Nauert:‎ Secretary Pompeo met with Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto and Foreign Secretary Luis Videgaray yesterday in Mexico City.  They discussed the caravan of migrants from Central America.  The Mexican Government is fully engaged in finding a … Continue reading U.S. Department of State News: Secretary Pompeo’s Meetings With Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto, Foreign Secretary Luis Videgaray

Immunotherapy scores a first win against some breast cancers

For the first time, one of the new immunotherapy drugs has shown promise against breast cancer in a large study that combined it with chemotherapy to treat an aggressive form of the disease. But the benefit for most women was small, raising questions about whether the treatment is worth its high cost and side effects. … Continue reading Immunotherapy scores a first win against some breast cancers