Missouri's American Royal horse exhibition moving to KansasThe annual American Royal horse and livestock exhibition in Kansas City is moving to Kansas from Missouri. Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback and American Royal officials announced the move Tuesday during a news ...
Exclusive: Trump says Clinton policy on Syria would lead to World War Three
By Steve Holland DORAL, Florida (Reuters) - U.S. Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump said on Tuesday that Democrat Hillary Clinton's plan for Syria would "lead to World War Three," because of the potential for conflict with military forces from nuclear-armed Russia. In an interview focused largely on foreign policy, Trump said defeating Islamic State is a higher priority than persuading Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to step down, playing down a long-held goal of U.S. policy.
Is the gloomy 'Obamacare' report a lifeline for Trump?
Suddenly armed with fresh political ammunition, Donald Trump and anxious Republicans across the nation seized on spiking health care costs Tuesday in a final-days push to spark election momentum. The Republican ...
US judge approves massive VW emissions settlement
A US judge on Tuesday granted final approval for a $14.7 billion class action settlement in Volkswagen's diesel emissions cheating scandal, the largest such automaker settlement in history. The buyback deal at the same time also resolved some claims brought by US and California environmental regulators who had sought penalties for Volkswagen's violations of pollution laws. "Final approval of the 2.0 liter TDI settlement is an important milestone in our journey to making things right in the United States and we appreciate the efforts of all parties involved in this process," Hinrich Woebcken, president and CEO of Volkswagen Group of America, said in a statement.
Target plays up value for the holiday season
From a Broadway-style marketing campaign to more exclusive toys, Target wants to lure shoppers during the final critical months of the year. More importantly, though, it needs to convince shoppers that ...
U.S. stocks slip on earnings; dollar off highs
NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks fell on disappointing earnings reports on Tuesday, while the U.S. dollar slipped from multi-month highs after Bank of England Governor Mark Carney cast doubt on expectations for more monetary stimulus.
Expert calls UN response to cholera in Haiti 'a disgrace'
UNITED NATIONS (AP) ? A U.N. human rights expert strongly criticized the United Nations on Tuesday for denying legal responsibility for the 2010 cholera outbreak in Haiti caused by U.N. peacekeepers, calling it "a disgrace" and urging the world body to issue an apology and accept responsibility.
Coalition huddles as forces inch towards Mosul
Iraqi forces were inching to within striking distance of eastern Mosul Tuesday as coalition defence chiefs gathered in Paris agreed to also take on the jihadists' Syrian bastion of Raqa. With the Mosul battle in its second week, French President Francois Hollande called for the US-led coalition against the Islamic State group to prepare for the aftermath and the next stages of the campaign against the jihadists. The United Nations said it had received reports of a new series of atrocities by the jihadists as troops close in on its last major urban stronghold in Iraq.
2 killed in police confrontation outside Maryland motel room
ELKTON, Md. (AP) ? Officers fatally shot a man and woman on a motel balcony Tuesday when they refused to drop handguns they had raised toward police who were there to serve warrants, Maryland State Police said.
Oh, what a night: Cleveland ready to rock sports world
Always up for a party, Cleveland is about to rock like never before. For more than 50 years, fans agonized while waiting for one of their three major professional teams to win a championship, a drought ...