Oil prices fall as U.S. crude output hits record 12 million bpd

SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Oil prices fell on Friday after the United States reported its crude output hit a record 12 million barrels per day (bpd), undermining efforts by Middle... Read more »

U.S. judge weighs expanding lawsuit over family separations to cover more children

(Reuters) – A U.S. judge on Thursday appeared open to ordering the government to find potentially thousands of additional children separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border by... Read more »

Golf: McIlroy almost aces par-four en route to Mexico Championship lead

Feb 21, 2019; Mexico City, MEX; Rory McIlroy plays his shot from the 12th tee during the first round of the WGC – Mexico Championship golf tournament at Club... Read more »

UPDATE 1-Eleven Venezuela diplomats in U.S. defect since last month -opposition

(Adds comment from opposition official, background) WASHINGTON, Feb 21 (Reuters) – Eleven Venezuelan diplomats in the United States have defected from President Nicolas Maduro’s government since opposition leader Juan... Read more »

House Democrats move to block Trump’s emergency declaration on border

FILE PHOTO: The U.S. Capitol is shown after the U.S. government reopened with about 800,000 federal workers returning after a 35-day shutdown in Washington, U.S., January 28, 2019. REUTERS/Joshua... Read more »

Venezuela’s deputy U.N. military attache backs Guaido

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Venezuela’s deputy U.N. military attache, Colonel Pedro Chirinos, said in a video on social media that he has recognized opposition leader Juan Guaido as the country’s... Read more »

From street kids to war romance, Oscar foreign-film slate keeps it real

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – From Lebanese street children to love behind the Iron Curtain and the daily life of a Mexican housekeeper, this year’s Oscar-nominated foreign language films draw... Read more »

Top seed Thiem knocked out of Rio Open in first round

FILE PHOTO – Tennis – Australian Open – Second Round – Melbourne Park, Melbourne, Australia, January 17, 2019. Austria’s Dominic Thiem in action during the match against Australia’s Alexei... Read more »

Tiafoe crashes out, Del Potro advances at Delray Beach Open

(Reuters) – Frances Tiafoe’s title defense wilted but Juan Martin del Potro looked fully recovered from his knee injury to cruise to a 6-3 7-5 win over Yoshihito Nishioka... Read more »

Brazil’s Bolsonaro suffers first defeat in Congress

Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro arrives at an inauguration ceremony of the new president of the Parliamentary Agricultural Front (FPA) in Brasilia, Brazil February 19, 2019. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino BRASILIA (Reuters)... Read more »