‘In the Mood’: Federer Seeks More Match Time at Italian Open
At 37 and with 20 Grand Slam titles, Roger Federer still gets excited about playing tennis.
Arms Control a Top Issue at Russia-US Talks Tuesday in Sochi
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s first trip to Russia is scheduled to start Tuesday in the Black Sea coastal city of Sochi, where he and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov are sitting down for talks and then having a joint meeting with President Vladimir Putin. A look at the top issues Pompeo and Lavrov are expected to discuss before briefing Putin:
Pakistani Court Grants Month’s Bail to 2 Radical Clerics
A defense lawyer says a Pakistani court has granted a month’s release on bail to two clerics, leaders of a radical party behind widespread protests last year against the acquittal of a Christian woman in a blasphemy case.
Germany’s Merkel Edges Closer to Macron on 2050 Climate Plan
German Chancellor Angela Merkel says she would like to join other European countries in aiming to eliminate virtually all greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, but the goal needs to be achievable.
Hit With Arrest of Ex-Chair Ghosn, Nissan Profit Nose-Dives
Japanese automaker Nissan, reeling from the arrest of its former chairman, Carlos Ghosn, has seen annual profit nose-dive to less than half of what it earned in the previous year. It’s forecasting even dimmer results going forward.
Merkel Fan Accidentally Grounds Chancellor’s Plane
Chancellor Angela Merkel’s government plane has been grounded by an excited fan who jumped out of her van to take a photo of it at Dortmund airport but forgot to put the parking brake on, and the vehicle rolled slowly into the nose of the jet.
France Honors Soldiers Killed Freeing Hostages in Africa
France is honoring two special forces officers killed in an operation that freed four hostages held in Burkina Faso.
Roma Captain De Rossi to Leave Club After 18 Years
Roma captain Daniele De Rossi is surprisingly leaving his hometown club after 18 years.
Australian Political Leaders Agree Gays Don’t Go to Hell
The leaders of both of Australia’s major political parties agreed on Tuesday that gays don’t go to hell because of their sexual orientation, as Christian beliefs rose to extraordinary prominence in the final days of an election campaign.
3 Germans in Crossbow Deaths Killed by Shots in Hearts, Neck
German authorities say autopsies show three people found dead with crossbow bolts lodged in them died from those wounds, but are still trying to determine exactly what happened.