North Dakota pipeline protester charged with attempted murder

(Reuters) - A demonstrator protesting last week at the construction site of an oil pipeline in North Dakota was charged on Monday with the...

Hurricane Matthew damage to U.S. sand dunes less than forecast

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Hurricane Matthew washed away at least 162 miles (261 km) of U.S. Atlantic sand dunes this month, less than predicted for...

Italy surveys quake wreckage, 15,000 displaced

ROME (Reuters) - More than 15,000 people were staying in hotels and temporary accommodation in central Italy on Monday after the fiercest earthquake in...

Backers of Paris climate pact play down Trump threat to deal...

OSLO (Reuters) - Backers of a global accord to fight climate change that formally comes into force on Friday say they are confident the...

Exclusive: Thailand 'making preparations' for December 1 succession

BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thailand is making preparations for Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn to ascend the throne on Dec. 1, two senior military sources with...

Iraqi forces attempt first push into Mosul as offensive enters third...

EAST OF MOSUL/BAGHDAD, Iraq (Reuters) - An elite Iraqi army unit advanced towards the built-up area of the Islamic State stronghold of Mosul on...