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Trump Opponents Buoyed After Front-Runner’s Wisconsin Loss
Donald Trump’s Republican rivals were invigorated by the front-runner’s loss in the Wisconsin primary and are moving quickly to bolster efforts to block the New York billionaire from capturing the party’s presidential nomination.
Swiss Police Raid UEFA as Panama Papers Scandal Spreads
Swiss police raided European soccer body UEFA to seize information about the contract disclosed in Panama Papers that was signed by Gianni Infantino, now head of global soccer body FIFA.
Turkey, Germany Herald Progress as Migrant Flow to Greece Slows
Turkey and Germany said an agreement between Ankara and the EU meant to stem the flow of migrants to the Greek islands was showing signs of success, but many were still trying to cross the sea and the route remained far from sealed off.
Ireland’s Kenny Proposes Coalition With 2nd Largest Party
Acting Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny proposed of entering an unprecedented coalition government with the country’s second-largest party and historic rival Fianna Fail, his Fine Gael party said.
Syrian Army and Allies Launch Attack South of Aleppo
Syrian army and its allies launched a major attack on insurgents south of Aleppo, described as fiercest government assault in the area since the agreement to ease fighting came into effect.
South Africa Local Government Vote in August a Test for Zuma
South Africa will hold local government elections on 3 August, President Jacob Zuma said, in what looks likely to become a referendum on his leadership after an attempt to impeach him and mounting concern about weak economic growth.
White House Declines to Support Encryption Legislation
The White House declined to offer public support for the draft legislation that will empower judges to require technology companies such as Apple Inc to help law enforcement crack encrypted data, sources familiar with the discussions said.
US Companies Use Social Media to Denounce Laws Seen as Anti-Gay
US companies take to social media to denounce new laws enacted by southern states that target lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community.
White House Finds Temporary Fix in Zika Funding Fight
White House said it will redirect $589 million in funds to prepare for Zika virus before mosquito that carries it begins to emerge in the continental United States, but urged Congress to act quickly on its request for more money.
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