House votes to sue Obama for overstepping

WASHINGTON (AFP) ― The Republican-led House of Representatives voted Wednesday to sue President Barack Obama for allegedly overstepping his powers, a move swiftly denounced by his Democratic allies as a cynical election-year stun...

Argentina slides into default

NEW YORK (AP) ― The collapse of talks with U.S. creditors sent Argentina into its second debt default in 13 years and raised questions about what comes next for financial markets and the South American nation’s staggering econom...

Deadly Israeli strikes hit U.N. school, market area

GAZA CITY (AP) ― Israeli artillery shells tore through the walls of a U.N. school crowded with sleeping war refugees and back-to-back explosions rocked a market filled with shoppers Wednesday as Israel’s stepped up campaign agai...

Kerry seeks to revive U.S.-India relations

NEW DELHI (AFP) ― U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Thursday holds his first meetings with India’s right-wing government as he seeks to reboot a relationship seen as a bulwark against a rising China.Kerry’s visit to New Del...