Former U.S. astronaut Eugene Cernan, who became the last astronaut to walk on the moon in an experience that he said made him one with the universe, died on Monday at 82, the U.S.
ATLANTA - Hundreds are expected to pack the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s home church in Atlanta on Monday to mark the federal holiday for the slain civil rights leader, amid political and racial rancor as the first black U.S. president prepares to step down.
BRUSSELS/BERLIN, Jan 16 (Reuters) - Germany's Foreign Minister said on Monday that U.S. President-elect Donald Trump's comments that NATO was obsolete had aroused concern across the 28-member alliance.
MEXICO CITY - At least five people, including four foreigners, were killed and 15 were wounded early on Monday when a shooter opened fire at a nightclub in Mexico's Playa del Carmen resort during the BPM electronic music festival, state officials said.
LONDON - Oil prices were under pressure on Monday due to doubts that large oil producers will reduce production as promised and on expectations that U.S. production would increase again this year. Benchmark Brent crude oil was up 8 cents a barrel at $55.53 after being down for most of the day by 1416 GMT and U.S. light crude was flat at $52.37 a barrel.
) ABU DHABI - Saudi Arabia will launch a renewable energy program in coming weeks that is expected to involve investment of between $30 billion and $50 billion by 2023, Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih said on Monday.
WASHINGTON — Vice President-elect Mike Pence said on Sunday, Jan. 15, that he was disappointed by a black civil rights activist and politician’s questioning of Donald Trump’s legitimacy as president of the United States and his decision to boycott Friday’s inauguration.
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VIENNA - Swiss police detained 32 Tibetans and Swiss nationals protesting against a visit by Chinese President Xi Jinping on Sunday, a spokesman said. Swiss authorities had limited the duration of the protest in the center of Bern to two hours before noon to avoid the kind of confrontation that marked the last visit by a Chinese president 18 years ago.
MILAN - Italian luxury clothing company Moncler ended the year on a positive note and the company is off to a good start for 2017, its Chief Executive said on Sunday. "We closed 2016 well," CEO Remo Ruffini told reporters on Sunday, without elaborating.