By DECLAN WALSH and NOUR YOUSSEF October 21, 2017 CAIRO — Militants carried out a devastating ambush on a convoy of Egyptian police and security officials deep inside the western desert late Friday in the deadliest such attack in years, security officials said on Saturday. At least 59 Egyptian police officers and security officials were killed,… Continue reading
By HANA de GOEIJ and RICK LYMAN October 21, 2017 PRAGUE — An anti-establishment party founded by a billionaire oligarch overpowered the Czech Republic’s longstanding mainstream parties on Saturday, making the blunt-talking, enigmatic tycoon almost certain to become prime minister in a coalition government. Ano, the party formed by Andrej Babis, 63, had nearly 30 percent of… Continue reading
O’Reilly Settled New Harassment Claims, Then Fox Renewed His Contract By EMILY STEEL and MICHAEL S. SCHMIDT October 21, 2017 Bill O’Reilly at his studio in 2012. He was forced out of Fox News in April after public disclosure of five settlements related to harassment allegations against him. By EMILY STEEL and MICHAEL S. SCHMIDT October 21, 2017 Last January, six months… Continue reading
A brewing Republican vs. Republican fight could test whether the anti-incumbent insurgency backed by Stephen K. Bannon becomes a credible national movement.
October 21, 2017 On Baseball By TYLER KEPNER HOUSTON — The Houston Astros hang their championship flags in two vertical columns on the light poles above left field at Minute Maid Park. All of them are blue except for an orange one, from 2005, that signifies their only trip to the World… Continue reading
Records reveal that fraud and abuse in small-business health plans have left employers and employees with hundreds of millions of dollars in unpaid medical bills.
Leer en español By RAPHAEL MINDER October 21, 2017 BARCELONA — The escalating confrontation over Catalonia’s independence drive took its most serious turn on Saturday as Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy of Spain announced that he would remove the leadership of the restive region and initiate a process of direct rule by the central government… Continue reading
Senator John McCain, the irrepressible Arizona Republican, has long felt free to speak his mind. But since his cancer diagnosis, he has been a vocal defender of national ideals.
By YONETTE JOSEPH October 21, 2017 The World Health Organization’s decision to name President Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe a “good-will ambassador” has provoked outrage from medical professionals, rights groups, opposition leaders and others, who took to social media to call it an “insult” and “a sick joke.” The 93-year-old African leader, who has long… Continue reading
A 1992 law that sought to quell conspiracy theories about the killing mandated the release of the secret documents by Oct. 26 of this year.