Oregon's two Democratic senators are blocking one of President Trump's judicial nominees with claims that a "longstanding" state tradition mandating that nominees be chosen from their "judicial selection committee" was violated, but the tradition they cite has never applied to picks for the U.S. Circuit Court, according to records viewed by the Washington Free Beacon.
Romania's ruling party has met to discuss a criminal inquiry into allegations of abuse of office during a land transfer that targets two ministers.
A British lesbian has won a landmark legal challenge allowing her residency in Hong Kong, in a ruling that could make it easier for gay couples to move to the Asian financial center.
Syrian state media say two people have been killed in shelling on President Bashar Assad's ancestral village of Qardaha.
British police have arrested a 20-year-old man in Wales in connection to the recent bomb attack on the London subway.
Poland's top politician says he and the nation's president differ on the shape of an overhaul of judicial bodies that is at the heart of Poland's standoff with the European Union.
The European Union has ended its procedures meant to force Greece to reduce its deficit as the country gets its books back in order despite being mired in debt.
On the miles-long beach that makes this Bangladesh's top tourist destination, thousands of people picnic and splash in the water.
Tokyo's governor is launching a new political party to challenge Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling party in national elections that are expected next month.
North Korea hasn't reacted yet to newly announced U.S. travel restrictions, but they are largely a symbolic measure for the North Asian country already under severe sanctions because of its nuclear weapons program.
The Latest on the outcome of Germany's national election (all times local): 9:20 a.m.
The Philippines says it respects Malaysia's decision to dissociate itself from a statement on Myanmar's Rakhine state issued by the Filipino chairman of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations.
The Latest on the continuing exodus of Rohingya Muslims fleeing Myanmar violence (all times local): 1:30 p.m.
Georgia's parole board plans to consider clemency for an inmate scheduled for execution.
Witnesses and police described a chaotic scene as a masked attacker armed with two guns shot seven people, killing one, in a Tennessee church before he was subdued.
Nearly 50,000 people have fled the Mount Agung volcano on the Indonesian tourist island of Bali, fearing an imminent eruption.
Police say they have discovered at least 28 slain Hindu women and boys in two mass graves in Myanmar's conflict-torn northern Rakhine state.
The grandmother of an 8-year-old boy who police said was beaten to death by this mother’s ex-boyfriend said the boy died protecting his sister from his mother's child-molester ex-boyfriend.
It was a much-needed victory for the Angels, who are 4 1/2 games behind Minnesota for the second AL wild card.
A U.S. fishing magnate known as "The Codfather" who pleaded guilty to evading fishing quotas and smuggling money to Portugal is set to be sentenced.