The Latest: Markets Cautious Ahead of Fed Statement
The Latest on the Federal Reserve’s monetary policy meeting (all times local):
Georgia City Fires Judge Over Bullying Allegations
The recently formed city of South Fulton, Georgia, has fired its first municipal judge over allegations that she bullied workers and approved filming a reality TV show in her courtroom.
Philippine Official Praises China’s Ruling Communist Party
The Philippine foreign secretary has heaped praise on China’s ruling Communist Party during a visit to Beijing, underscoring the growing distance between the Philippines and the United States.
Wild Animals Get Care at Private Russian Center
Gena the crocodile was left in a trash can. Elza the lion was roaming free in the cargo hold of a plane. As Tonya the bear grew up, the chain she wore dug so tightly into her skin that it started to cut through bone.
Tokyo Olympics Organizers Unveil Torch for Next Year’s Games
Tokyo Olympics organizers have unveiled their torch for next year’s games, playing off the image of Japan’s famous cherry blossoms.
Turkish, Australian Ministers Speak Amid Gallipoli Spat
Turkish officials say Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu has held a telephone conversation with his Australian counterpart, Marise Payne.
3 Years on, What’s Become of the EU-Turkey Migration Deal?
In March 2016, European governments breathed a sigh of relief as the European Union reached a deal with Turkey designed to stop hundreds of thousands of refugees and migrants heading into the heart of Europe. For many of those who had fled war, hunger and poverty hoping for a bright future on the continent, the deal shattered their dreams.
The Latest: May to Seek Short Brexit Delay From EU Leaders
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Mozambique Mourns, Zimbabwe Buries Dead From Cyclone Idai
Zimbabwe is retrieving and burying bodies Wednesday as Mozambique begins three days of national mourning for victims of Cyclone Idai, one of the most destructive storms southern African has experienced in decades.
Dutch Vote in Provincial Elections Days After Tram Attack
Dutch voters are casting ballots in regional elections that are seen as passing a midterm judgment on the ruling national coalition of Prime Minister Mark Rutte and could indirectly eliminate his majority in Parliament’s upper house.