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Consumer Bureau’s New Leader Steers a Sudden Reversal

Advertisement The defanging of a federal consumer watchdog agency began last week in a federal courthouse in San Francisco. After a nearly three-year legal skirmish, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau appeared to have been victorious. A judge agreed in September ...

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Son of Slain Yemen Leader Is Said to Vow Revenge

Advertisement SWEIMEH, Jordan — A day after Houthi rebels in Yemen killed the former president Ali Abdullah Saleh, his son was reported on Tuesday to have emerged from enforced seclusion in the United Arab Emirates and to have vowed to ...

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Former Yemen leader Saleh 'killed'

Former Yemen leader Saleh 'killed'

Houthi rebels say ex-Yemen President Ali Abdullah Saleh killed in Sanaa fighting This breaking news story is being updated and more details will be published shortly. Please refresh the page for the fullest version. You can receive Breaking News on ...

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Afghan leader Ashraf Ghani apologises for headscarf remark

The Afghan president has apologised to women for remarks he made about the traditional headscarf. On Saturday, Ashraf Ghani responded to claims that some government officials have links to so-called Islamic State. He said people should provide evidence or wear ...

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Ireland Avoids Snap Election, but Its Leader Is Weakened

Advertisement DUBLIN — Prime Minister Leo Varadkar of Ireland has narrowly averted the collapse of his government, but he emerged from a political crisis badly weakened on Tuesday, just weeks before a crucial European Union meeting about Brexit and the ...

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