Iran’s Rial Unexpectedly Rallies After Weeks of Steep Falls
Iran’s currency, the rial, is rallying after weeks of depreciation following President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw America from Tehran’s nuclear deal with world powers.
Boris Johnson to Turn Up Heat on May at Conservative Meeting
He’s not a member of the government and he’s not speaking on the main stage, but Boris Johnson is a star at Britain’s Conservative Party conference.
France Freezes Funds of Iranian Govt Security Section
France says it has frozen the funds of the interior security section of Iran’s Intelligence Ministry as well as those of two Iranians, one a diplomat who is a suspect in an alleged aborted bid to attack an Iranian exile group.
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Nobody Better: Betts, Yelich Clear Choices for MVP Awards
Now that the regular season is finally in the books, time to bestow baseball’s biggest individual prizes. It took one extra day to sort out the playoff bracket, but these debates have been underway for weeks.
Germany to Expand Job-Seeker Visas, Seeks Skilled Workers
The German government says it will expand a system of six-month visas allowing people from outside the European Union to seek jobs as it tries to tackle a shortfall of skilled workers.
Top-Seeded Marin Cilic Loses in 1st Round at Japan Open
Top-seeded Marin Cilic was knocked out of the Japan Open in the first round after losing to Jan-Lennard Struff 3-6, 6-4, 7-6 (1) on Tuesday.
US Airstrike in Somalia Kills 9 Al-Shabab Extremists
The U.S. military says it has conducted an airstrike that killed nine al-Shabab extremists after its fighters attacked Somali government forces.
Dimmed Lights, Somber Tributes on Vegas Shooting Anniversary
The marquees on the glimmering Las Vegas Strip dimmed their lights for three minutes Monday night as officials slowly read the 58 names of the people killed one year earlier in the country’s deadliest mass shooting in modern history.
Cloud of Sex Abuse Scandal Hangs Over Vatican Youth Meeting
Pope Francis opens a monthlong meeting of bishops Wednesday on engaging young Catholics as his church is again under fire for the way it covered up for priests who raped and molested young people.