At least five U.N. peacekeepers were killed in Mali in a suspected militant attack Sunday, Agence France-Presse reported. The attack came less than two weeks after five peacekeepers were killed May 19 when their convoy hit an explosive device. and they were ambushed by militants.
Chicago officials have been fighting the city’s Al Capone image for decades, but escalating violence promises to destroy those efforts.
"There is nothing there."
Monsanto Co. President Brett Begemann uttered those words last week to a small group of investors and a Reuters reporter when asked how the world's largest seed company he helps lead might fit with German drugs and crop chemicals group Bayer AG.
Those four words, said on the sidelines of a New York conference, set off a series of events leading to the disclosure of Bayer's confidential, $62 billion bid for Monsanto, the largest all-cash corporate takeover offer on record.
Burgundy, the Napa Valley, Chianti and... Adong? The best new wine capital of the world may be in China, if Moet Hennessey has anything to say about it.
The French luxury brand has made a name for itself throughout the world for its champagnes — like Moet et Chandon or Dom Perignon — and its Hennessey cognac. The company has now set its sights on China, looking to produce a new fine wine in a rural area in the southwest of the country.
Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., on Sunday ruled himself out as a possible vice presidential candidate, saying presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump deserves a running mate who more fully embraces his positions.
On the Democratic side, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders declined to say whether he would be interested in the No. 2 spot if he cannot wrest the party’s nomination from former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.
In an attempt to score much-needed funds, the terrorist organization known as the Islamic State group or ISIS may have begun selling its sex slaves online, according to the Washington Post. The Sunday report comes as human rights groups and terror watchdogs have increasingly advocated on behalf of the women held as slaves by ISIS.
LOS ANGELES — When jockeying for space at a crowded bar, it’s good to have a movie star in tow.
Before you start drinking for Memorial Day, take a moment to learn the history behind the observance. It’s more than just a long weekend full of barbecue — it's a patriotic holiday intended to honor the Americans who have protected the country.
Over 700 migrants and refugees are feared dead in three shipwrecks in the Mediterranean south of Italy this week, the United Nations' refugee agency told the Associated Press (AP) Sunday. The ships capsized as hundreds tried desperately to reach Europe in rickety smuggling boats.
Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim's government on Sunday won a vote of confidence in parliament as well as approval for his legislative program, parliament speaker Ismail Kahraman said.
Yildirim is a close ally of President Tayyip Erdogan and a co-founder of the ruling AK Party. He was declared prime minister after he was elected as the new leader of the AK Party at a party congress.
Yildirim's appointment marks another step in Erdogan's plan to create a full presidential system in Turkey.