If the presidential election were held today, Hillary Clinton would win Florida, Ohio and Virginia and have a 95 percent chance of beating Donald Trump, according to the Reuters/Ipsos States of the Nation project.
NEW YORK The former chief executive officer of Comverse Technology Inc pleaded guilty to securities fraud on Wednesday, a decade after fleeing the United States for Namibia to avoid prosecution.
UNITED NATIONS Syrian government troops were responsible for two toxic gas attacks and Islamic State militants used sulfur mustard gas, a joint investigation by the United Nations and the global chemical weapons watchdog found on Wednesday, according to a confidential report seen by Reuters.
WASHINGTON Four vessels from Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) "harassed" a U.S. destroyer on Tuesday by carrying out a "high speed intercept" in the vicinity of the Strait of Hormuz, a U.S. defense official said on Wednesday.
DOVER, Delaware, In 2009, a global coalition was pressing governments to lift the veil on corporate secrecy. Its members – U.S. President Barack Obama’s administration, influential senators, international law enforcement agencies, anti-corruption activists and major American allies -- presented a formidable front in their campaign against money laundering and tax evasion.
CHICAGO Every two weeks, Cynthia Lewis contacts the detectives investigating the homicide of her brother on Chicago's south side almost a year ago.
AUSTIN, Texas To protest a new state law that makes the carrying of concealed handguns legal in college classrooms, students at the University of Texas on Wednesday openly displayed sex toys, an act considered illegal under local indecency laws.