World News Headlines
UPDATE 1-U.N. chief says important Mideast peace efforts realize two-state vision
UNITED NATIONS, June 25 (Reuters) - United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Tuesday it was important "to pursue peace efforts to realize the vision of two States, Israel and Palestine, living side by side in peace and security."
UPDATE 3-Soccer-Italy beat China 2-0 to continue dream World Cup return
MONTPELLIER, France, June 25 (Reuters) - Italy beat China 2-0 to qualify for the quarter-finals of the women's World Cup in convincing fashion on Tuesday as their dream return to the tournament after a 20-year absence continued.
Fed to hold Facebook's crypto coin to 'high' bar: Powell
(Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Reserve is looking carefully at Facebook's planned cryptocurrency Libra, and will hold it to high standards regarding protecting consumers and regulation, Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said on Tuesday.
Soccer-Copa America organizers 'satisfied' with use of VAR despite lengthy delays
RIO DE JANEIRO, June 25 (Reuters) - Copa America organizers CONMEBOL defended the use of video technology at the tournament after revealing VAR stoppages had averaged two minutes 26 seconds per intervention, nearly double the time taken at the 2018 World Cup.
UPDATE 8-US launches economic formula for Middle East peace, Palestinians unhappy
MANAMA, June 25 (Reuters) - The Trump administration launched a $50 billion economic formula for Israeli-Palestinian peace on Tuesday, saying an investment program for the Palestinians was a precondition for ending the decades-old conflict.
Hyundai dealers to offer customers Lyft rides through CDK app
June 25 (Reuters) - Hyundai dealers in the United States will offer Lyft Inc rides to customers getting their vehicles serviced at dealerships, the companies said on Tuesday, the latest in a string of partnerships by the ride services company.
France's Mirazur crowned world's best restaurant, Denmark's Noma is No. 2
SINGAPORE, June 25 (Reuters) - Mirazur, on the French Riviera, was crowned No.1 at the World's 50 Best Restaurants awards ceremony held in Singapore on Tuesday, lauded for its fresh and seasonal cuisine.
Sotheby's must face Russian billionaire's lawsuit over art fraud -U.S. judge
NEW YORK, June 25 (Reuters) - A federal judge in New York rejected Sotheby's bid to dismiss a $380 million lawsuit where Russian billionaire Dmitry Rybolovlev accused the auction house of helping his longtime art dealer's scheme to overcharge him on dozens of masterworks.
Franco-era street names to return to Cordoba as right takes over
MADRID (Reuters) - Fascist-era street names will be returned to Cordoba, the Spanish city's new rightist administration decided at its first meeting on Tuesday, overturning the left's move to change them.
Trump threatens 'obliteration,' Iran calls White House 'mentally retarded'
WASHINGTON/DUBAI (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump threatened on Tuesday to obliterate parts of Iran if it attacked "anything American," in a new war of words with Iran which condemned the latest U.S. sanctions on Tehran and called White House actions "mentally retarded."
- More World News Headlines