BRUSSELS | The Latest: Theresa May postpones vote on Brexit deal

BRUSSELS  — The Latest on Brexit (all times local): 7:20 p.m. European Union official Donald Tusk says the bloc won’t renegotiate the Brexit deal with the U.K. government as he called a summit Thursday to examine ways to help Britain ratify the deal. Tusk, the president of the European Council, tweeted that “we will not … Continue reading BRUSSELS | The Latest: Theresa May postpones vote on Brexit deal

KABUL, Afghanistan | Suicide bomber kills 4 security forces near Afghan capital

KABUL, Afghanistan — An Afghan official says a suicide car bomber has struck a security convoy on the outskirts of Kabul, killing four security forces. Nasrat Rahimi, deputy spokesman for the Interior Ministry, said six other forces were wounded in Tuesday’s attack. No one immediately claimed responsibility, but the Taliban and an Islamic State affiliate … Continue reading KABUL, Afghanistan | Suicide bomber kills 4 security forces near Afghan capital

TOKYO | Detention of Nissan’s Ghosn extended through Dec. 20

TOKYO — A Tokyo court ruled Tuesday that Nissan Motor Co.’s former chairman, Carlos Ghosn, and another executive, both arrested Nov. 19, can remain in custody through Dec. 20. Their detention could continue for months more under the Japanese legal system. Ghosn’s lawyer filed a protest with the court against the prolonged detention, the Tokyo … Continue reading TOKYO | Detention of Nissan’s Ghosn extended through Dec. 20

NEW YORK | Moonves scandal looms over CBS shareholder meeting

NEW YORK— With a $120 million severance package on the line, an investigation into sexual-misconduct claims against former CBS CEO Les Moonves will loom over the network’s annual shareholders meeting on Tuesday. But CBS officials are unlikely to say more beyond seeking to reassure shareholders that the board is “on top of that, don’t worry, … Continue reading NEW YORK | Moonves scandal looms over CBS shareholder meeting

LOS ANGELES | LeBron’s Lakers edge Wade’s Heat in final meeting, 108-105

LOS ANGELES  — LeBron James scored 28 points and the Los Angeles Lakers survived Dwyane Wade’s 15-point performance in the second half of the superstars’ probable final on-court meeting for a 108-105 victory over the Miami Heat on Monday night. The game appropriately ended with James guarding Wade, who missed a difficult 3-point attempt in … Continue reading LOS ANGELES | LeBron’s Lakers edge Wade’s Heat in final meeting, 108-105

MANILA, Philippines | US returns 3 war bells seized from Philippines a century ago

MANILA, Philippines— Three church bells seized by American troops as war trophies more than a century ago were returned to the Philippines on Tuesday in a move long demanded by Filipino leaders, including the current president, who is critical of Washington and has moved closer to China. U.S. defense officials and the American ambassador handed … Continue reading MANILA, Philippines | US returns 3 war bells seized from Philippines a century ago

WELLINGTON, New Zealand | New Zealand law to make medical marijuana widely available

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — New Zealand’s government on Tuesday passed a law that will make medical marijuana widely available for thousands of patients over time. The legislation will also allow terminally ill patients to begin smoking illegal pot immediately without facing the possibility of prosecution. The measures come ahead of a planned national referendum on … Continue reading WELLINGTON, New Zealand | New Zealand law to make medical marijuana widely available