Obama wins big victory for his trade agenda in Senate “This is an important bill, likely the most important bill we will pass this year,” Sen. Orrin G. said at the close of debate.
At least 43 killed in Mexican state shootout The authorities have been fighting a bloody war with the area's most powerful drug cartel, Jalisco New Generation, for years.
U.S., Cuba fail to reach accord on re-establishing diplomatic ties The Americans also wanted guarantees that Cubans visiting the embassy would not be harassed by police officers guarding it.
Dutch govt. moves to ban full-face veil in public places France banned full-face veils in 2010, in a move that was upheld last year by the European Court of Human Rights.