Brazil Carnival kicks off with political divisions in the foreground

RIO DE JANEIRO / SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Brazil's famous carnival really kicked off on Saturday, when millions of revelers in light clothes rushed into the streets, many of whom…

Former British minister fears for future, says Brexit

British MP Jo Johnson leaves the BBC Broadcasting House in London, England on November 10, 2018. REUTERS / Henry Nicholls LONDON (Reuters) – Former Prime Minister Jo Johnson said the…

"Life goes on": Thousands of armistices mark the First World War in Australia, not attacked after an attack

MELBOURNE / SYDNEY (Reuters) – Thousands of people attended commemorative ceremonies held in Melbourne to mark the centenary of the Armistice ending the First World War. They ignored the security…

Jordan: Heavy rains and floods kill 12 people

An excavator is partially submerged in a creek as civil defense members search for missing persons after rainstorms in the city of Madaba, near Amman, Jordan on November 10, 2018.…

Melbourne police see the inspiration of an Islamic state behind a stabbing knife

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – An Aussie who burned a truck loaded with gas cylinders in central Melbourne and stabbed a person was inspired by the Islamic State but had no direct…

New Mexican government sends marijuana bill to Congress

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – The new Mexican government on Thursday introduced a bill to create a marijuana industry for medical purposes and to allow its use for recreational purposes, as…