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Trump slump: dollar, shares skid on reflation trade doubts

LONDON The dollar and share prices tumbled on Monday, as investors worried that U.S. President Donald Trump's defeat over healthcare reform foreshadowed difficulties delivering other key campaign promises, in particular fiscal stimulus. | Video

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Kremlin rejects U.S., EU calls to free detained opposition protesters

MOSCOW The Kremlin on Monday rejected calls by the United States and the European Union to release opposition protesters detained during what it said were illegal demonstrations the previous day and accused organizers of paying teenagers to attend. | Video

World, Russia 8:12am EDT

U.S. tourist killed in London would not have borne ill feelings toward attacker: family

LONDON The family of U.S. tourist Kurt Cochran who was killed in last week's assault on the British parliament said on Monday he would not have borne any ill feelings toward the attacker. | Video

U.S., World 9:54am EDT

Trump's son-in-law to oversee White House office to revamp government: report

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday is set to announce his son-in-law, Jared Kushner, will take on a White House role to oversee a broad effort to overhaul the federal government, The Washington Post reported, citing statements from both men.

Politics, Election 2016 9:04am EDT

China Southern in talks over American Airlines tie-up

SHANGHAI China Southern Airlines is in talks over a tie-up with American Airlines that could involve the U.S. carrier taking a stake in the state-owned airline, boosting routes between the world's two largest travel markets.

Northeast Australia braces for cyclone, thousands flee to higher ground

SYDNEY Thousands of Australians fled their homes on Monday as a powerful cyclone bore down on coastal towns in Queensland, where authorities urged 30,000 people to evacuate low lying areas most at risk from tidal surges and winds of up to 300 km per hour (185 mph).