Lulas China visit to refresh Brazil ties with pragmatic approach

Hundreds of workers at five U.S. Walmart facilities that fulfill e-commerce orders are being asked to find jobs within 90 days at other company locations, a spokesperson confirmed to Reuters.

European bank shares fall as crisis leaves its mark

The ongoing confidence crisis in the wake of instability in the global banking system has impacted banking shares across Europe.

Israel ratifies law limiting conditions for ousting PM

Israel’s opposition says judicial independence is in peril after the Knesset ratified a law limiting the circumstances in which a prime minister can be removed.

US amphibious assault ship joins drills in South Korea

A US amphibious assault ship has joined joint landing drills with South Korea’s military aimed at building “muscle memory” to respond to a crisis if needed.

INDIA POLITICS PARTIES UNITE INDIA MARCH Indian opposition leader Rahul Gandhi, centre, has been found guilty of defamation.
Indian court rules opposition leader defamed Modi

An Indian court has found opposition leader Rahul Gandhi guilty of defaming Prime Minister Narendra Modi during an election campaign speech.

US Supreme Court chews on Jack Daniel’s dog toy dispute

The US’s top court is hearing a dispute between whiskey brand Jack Daniel’s and the maker of a squeaking dog toy that parodies the liquor’s bottle and label.

APTOPIX California Storms Gales toppled trees during the 12th such storm to sweep the west coast since late December.
Latest California storm leaves 5 dead from fallen trees

A new onslaught of rain, wind and snow has battered California, spawning a rare tornado in Los Angeles and leaving at least five people dead from fallen trees.