Family and friends of a six-year-old girl who was killed on holiday have said farewell to a “special little girl” at her funeral. Alesha MacPhail was staying with relatives on the Isle of Bute, in the Firth of Clyde, at the start of the summer break when she was found dead. .
U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Saturday that the overall U.S. economy has not been harmed by the trade battles set off by President Donald Trump's get-tough policies although some individual sectors have been hurt. Mnuchin spoke to reporters on the sidelines of meetings of finance ministers
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles' board of directors has recommended that Jeep executive Mike Manley replace seriously ill Sergio Marchionne as CEO of the automaker. Marchionne, 66, had already announced he would step down in early 2019, so the board's decision, to be confirmed at an upcoming shareholders
The charity Proactiva Open Arms has filed a complaint, including of involuntary manslaughter, with the Spanish police against a cargo ship for failing to help migrants adrift on a destroyed dinghy in the Mediterranean. The captain of the charity's rescue boat said on Saturday he also plans to file
Cuba's new President Miguel Diaz-Canel named his cabinet on Saturday, keeping a majority of ministers from predecessor Raul Castro including in the key posts of defense, interior and foreign relations, signaling continuity rather than change. Diaz-Canel, 58, who replaced Castro in April, announced
LONDON/ANKARA (Reuters) - Exiled Turkish businessman Akin Ipek will face an extradition hearing in Britain in September, the British interior ministry said on Saturday, following his arrest in relation to a Turkish request to extradite him. Ipek built a multi-billion-dollar fortune in Turkey based on
MENDE, France (AP) — Spanish rider Omar Fraile won the 14th stage of the Tour de France by bursting from a group of breakaway riders on the finishing climb in the Massif Central on Saturday.
Iran's top leader has endorsed a warning made earlier by the country's president over Mideast oil supplies. Khamenei, who has final say on all state matters, did not elaborate. Earlier in July, Rouhani said that if Iran's crude oil exports were threatened, the rest of the Middle East'
‘If mobiles were linked to cancer, we would expect to have seen a marked uptick in cancer with uptake. Last week the Observer published an article by Mark Hertsgaard and Mark Dowie on a disturbing topic – the idea that telecoms giants might collude to suppress evidence that wireless technology causes
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani may offer the Taliban a ceasefire during next month's Eid holiday after the truce in June which saw unprecedented scenes of unarmed fighters and soldiers mingling on the streets of Kabul, a spokesman said on Saturday. The announcement came amid growing speculation about
Say one thing for Donald Trump. On Thursday he attacked the Federal Reserve for increasing interest rates. Then on Friday, he switched the attack to other countries seeking to depreciate their currencies against the dollar.
Tom Bosworth avoided a race-ending third caution and improved his own walking world record at the London Stadium on Saturday when he clocked 10 minutes, 43.09 seconds in the 3,000 meters. The 28-year-old British walker was yellow-carded twice at the Anniversary Games. Bosworth won silver in the men
Two adults and two children remained hospitalized in Branson, Missouri after an adult and a child were released late on Friday, NBC affiliate KY3 News reported, citing a hospital official. Representatives from the CoxHealth Branson hospital and local Stone County Sheriff's Office did not immediately
Facebook has suspended an analytics firm amid apparent concerns it may have carried out wide-spread surveillance of users. The social media giant said it had launched an immediate investigation after questions were raised about how Crimson Hexagon was using data collected from the site. The firm, based
Russia's Foreign Minister has held a telephone call with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in which he complained about the Americans' arrest of a Russian woman on allegations of being a covert agent. U.S. prosecutors have accused Maria Butina of working to infiltrate political organizations
Advocates blame the Trump administration for siding with certain schools by delaying a regulation that aimed to provide debt relief to students left with troubled degrees.
A top Iranian body on Saturday lifted a ban imposed by a hardline-led council on a politician from the minority Zoroastrian religion who had been elected to a city council in the central city of Yazd, the state news agency IRNA reported. The rare reversal came after a widespread public outcry, lobbying
HANOI (Reuters) - Tropical storm Son Tinh has killed 20 people, left 16 missing and injured 14 in Vietnam, the country's rescue committee said on Saturday.
U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says that Donald Trump was not trying to put pressure on the Federal Reserve when he criticized its decision to raise interest rates. Speaking to reporters Saturday on the sidelines of a Group of 20 meeting in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Mnuchin said he can't
Militants killed 10 Iranian Revolutionary Guards in an attack on a post on the Iraqi border on Saturday, Iran's semi-official Tasnim news agency reported. Iran said that several of the attacking "terrorists" were also killed in the fighting in which a munitions depot was blown up. It&