U.S. tells Lula it plans to quickly recognize Brazil election winner, sources say

U.S. tells Lula it plans to quickly recognize Brazil election winner, sources say

A man runs past banners with photos of presidential candidates, Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro, Ciro Gomes and former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil September 1, 2022. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BRASILIA/RIO DE JANEIRO, Sept 23 (Reuters) – U.S. diplomats have assured … Read more

My Pillow CEO, Trump ally faces probe for plot to target 2020 election computers

My Pillow CEO, Trump ally faces probe for plot to target 2020 election computers

Mike Lindell, chief executive of My Pillow, stands outside the West Wing of the White House in Washington, U.S., January 15, 2021. REUTERS/Erin Scott/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, Sept 21 (Reuters) – Mike Lindell, the My Pillow Inc chief executive and ally to former President Donald Trump, is … Read more

U.S. appeals court says Trump criminal probe can resume classified records review

U.S. appeals court says Trump criminal probe can resume classified records review

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, Sept 21 (Reuters) – The U.S. Justice Department can resume reviewing classified records seized by the FBI from former President Donald Trump’s Florida home pending appeal, a federal appellate court ruled on Wednesday, giving a boost to the criminal investigation into whether the records were … Read more

Russia, Ukraine announce major surprise prisoner swap

Russia, Ukraine announce major surprise prisoner swap

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register KYIV/RIYADH, Sept 21 (Reuters) – Russia and Ukraine carried out an unexpected prisoner swap on Wednesday, the largest since the war began and involving almost 300 people, including 10 foreigners and the commanders who led a prolonged Ukrainian defence of Mariupol earlier this year. The foreigners … Read more

Trump lawyers don’t want to say if he declassified documents in FBI search

Trump lawyers don’t want to say if he declassified documents in FBI search

Former U.S. President Donald Trump attends a rally in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, U.S., September 3, 2022. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register NEW YORK, Sept 20 (Reuters) – Donald Trump’s lawyers resisted revealing whether he declassified materials seized in an FBI search of his Florida home as the judge appointed … Read more

Texas sheriff opens probe into migrant flights to Martha’s Vineyard

Texas sheriff opens probe into migrant flights to Martha’s Vineyard

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Sept 19 (Reuters) – A Texas county sheriff is opening a criminal investigation into flights that carried dozens of migrants to Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts, from Texas last week, an act that Florida’s Republican governor took credit for and which the White House dubbed a political stunt. … Read more

Trump may be called to testify at ally’s foreign agent trial, judge says

Trump may be called to testify at ally’s foreign agent trial, judge says

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register NEW YORK, Sept 19 (Reuters) – Former President Donald Trump may be called as a witness at the criminal trial of Thomas Barrack, a private equity investor and former Trump fundraiser charged with acting as an unregistered agent for the United Arab Emirates, a U.S. judge … Read more

China lodges complaint after Biden says U.S. would defend Taiwan in a Chinese invasion

China lodges complaint after Biden says U.S. would defend Taiwan in a Chinese invasion

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BEIJING, Sept 19 (Reuters) – The Chinese foreign ministry said on Monday that China has lodged “stern representations” with the United States, after U.S. President Joe Biden said U.S. forces would defend Taiwan in the event of a Chinese invasion. China reserves the right to take … Read more

Queen Elizabeth’s coffin starts journey to final resting place

Queen Elizabeth’s coffin starts journey to final resting place

Monarchs and leaders gather in London for queen’s funeral Thousands line streets for display of pomp and pageantry Queen Elizabeth was widely revered in Britain and beyond Her death comes as Britain faces risk of economic crisis LONDON, Sept 19 (Reuters) – King Charles, his sons William and Harry and other senior royals joined a … Read more

Bidens head to London for Queen Elizabeth’s funeral

Bidens head to London for Queen Elizabeth’s funeral

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, Sept 17 (Reuters) – President Joe Biden and his wife, Jill, headed to London on Saturday to attend Queen Elizabeth’s funeral, departing Washington without any former U.S. presidents, who are not taking part in the somber event. The White House said earlier this week that … Read more