Leader of armed group at U.S. border boasted of assassination training: FBI

World News - Mon, 2019-04-22 17:35
The head of an armed group that stops migrants who cross the U.S.-Mexico border illegally allegedly boasted of training volunteers to kill former President Barack Obama and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, an FBI agent said in court papers.
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Cain withdraws from Fed consideration, citing lower pay, influence

World News - Mon, 2019-04-22 17:32
Herman Cain, facing resistance from his own political party as U.S. President Donald Trump's pick to fill a seat on the Federal Reserve Board, withdrew Monday from consideration for the post, citing what he said would be a decrease in influence and pay.
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NHL to purchase carbon offsets to counter playoff air travel

World News - Mon, 2019-04-22 17:27
The National Hockey League said on Monday it would purchase carbon credits to offset airline emissions of heat-trapping greenhouse gases during the Stanley Cup playoffs.
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Three children of Danish billionaire killed in Sri Lanka attacks

World News - Mon, 2019-04-22 17:13
Denmark's richest man Anders Holch Povlsen and his wife lost three of their four children in the Easter Sunday attacks in Sri Lanka, a spokesman for Povlsen's fashion firm said on Monday.
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U.S. appeals court denies Manning's bail request, upholds contempt finding

World News - Mon, 2019-04-22 16:47
Former U.S. Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning will remain in jail after a federal appeals court on Monday denied her request to be released on bail, and upheld a lower court's decision to hold Manning in civil contempt for refusing to testify before a grand jury.
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Oil jumps on U.S. plans to tighten Iran sanctions; dollar eases

World News - Mon, 2019-04-22 16:23
Crude oil jumped almost 3% on Monday after the United States said it will take more steps to choke off Iranian oil exports, while U.S. equities were mixed as Wall Street braced for corporate results in a busy earnings week.
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Herman Cain withdraws from consideration for Fed seat, Trump says

World News - Mon, 2019-04-22 16:00
Herman Cain, facing resistance from his own political party, has withdrawn from consideration for a seat on the Federal Reserve Board, U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday.
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Tesla reveals computer chip at heart of self-driving initiative

World News - Mon, 2019-04-22 15:58
Tesla Inc unveiled on Monday technical details on the computer chip at the center of its self-driving strategy as Chief Executive Elon Musk tries to show that the electric car maker's massive investment in the sector will pay off.
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Congressman Moulton enters Democratic 2020 presidential race

World News - Mon, 2019-04-22 14:53
U.S. Representative Seth Moulton entered the 2020 Democratic presidential race on Monday as a long-shot contender in a contest that now includes almost 20 candidates.
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Two Swiss citizens, third family member killed in Sri Lanka: FDFA

World News - Mon, 2019-04-22 14:52
Two Swiss citizens were killed in Sunday's bomb attacks in Sri Lanka, a spokeswoman for Switzerland's federal department of foreign affairs (FDFA) said on Monday.
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Kraft Heinz hires global brand expert Patricio as CEO

World News - Mon, 2019-04-22 14:08
Kraft Heinz Co named Miguel Patricio as its next chief executive on Monday, hoping the 30-year marketing veteran will revitalize brands such as Planters nuts and Oscar Mayer bacon at one of the world's largest packaged food companies.
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Two Spanish citizens killed in Sri Lanka attacks: Foreign Ministry

World News - Mon, 2019-04-22 13:56
Two Spanish citizens were killed in Sunday's bomb attacks in Sri Lanka, Spain's Foreign Ministry said on Monday, without providing further details.
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Call us: West scrambles to talk to Ukraine's new leader

World News - Mon, 2019-04-22 13:48
The European Union scrambled to get a call with Ukraine's president-elect Volodymyr Zelenskiy on Monday as Western powers wondered whether the TV comic would heed their urgings to stick with reforms that they hope can anchor the country beyond the grip of Russia.
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Eight Britons killed in Sri Lanka attacks, including woman, son and daughter

World News - Mon, 2019-04-22 13:12
Eight British citizens were among the 290 people killed in bomb attacks on hotels and churches in Sri Lanka, the UK's High Commission in Colombo said on Monday.
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Model S fire video adds to Tesla woes pre-results

World News - Mon, 2019-04-22 12:37
Video of a parked Tesla Inc Model S exploding and a Wall Street downgrade of the electric carmaker's stock pushed shares down 4 percent on Monday, as it prepared to issue results for a troubled first quarter.
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Myanmar’s top court to rule on jailed Reuters journalists' appeal

World News - Mon, 2019-04-22 12:33
(In April 21 story, this corrected version adds dropped word "democracy" in paragraph eight.)
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Any move by Iran to close Strait of Hormuz unacceptable - senior U.S. official

World News - Mon, 2019-04-22 12:31
Any move by Iran to close the strategic Strait of Hormuz in response to the United States ending oil waivers for purchases of Iranian oil would be unjustified and unacceptable, a senior administration official said on Monday.
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Iran says ready for U.S. waivers end, as Guards threaten to shut Hormuz

World News - Mon, 2019-04-22 12:25
Tehran is prepared for a U.S. decision to end waivers granted to buyers of Iranian crude, an Iranian oil ministry source said on Monday, as the Revolutionary Guards repeated their threat to close the strategic Strait of Hormuz, Iranian media reported.
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Kraft Heinz banks on Anheuser-Busch executive in strategy shift

World News - Mon, 2019-04-22 11:57
Kraft Heinz Co said on Monday it would replace Chief Executive Officer Bernardo Hees with Anheuser-Busch InBev marketing chief Miguel Patricio, as one of the world's largest packaged food companies looks to reinvigorate its brands after years of cutting costs dented their value.
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U.S. to end all waivers Iran oil imports, crude price jumps

World News - Mon, 2019-04-22 11:51
The United States on Monday said it will eliminate in May all waivers granted to eight economies allowing them to buy Iranian oil without facing U.S. sanctions, as it ratcheted up pressure to choke off all oil revenues of the Islamic Republic.
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