Reuters: Top News | 17 Jul 03:03

Former Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens dies

Former Justice John Paul Stevens, a Republican appointee to the U.S. Supreme Court who later became an outspoken leader of the liberal wing as the court moved to the right, died on Tuesday at age 99, the court said in a statement.

NYT > Top Stories | 17 Jul 11:32

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Donald Trump, John Paul Stevens, Planned Parenthood: Here’s what you need to know.

Reuters: Top News | 17 Jul 04:43

Retired U.S. Justice John Paul Stevens dies, leaving liberal legacy

Former Justice John Paul Stevens, a Republican appointee to the U.S. Supreme Court who later became an outspoken leader of the liberal wing as the court moved to the right, died on Tuesday at age 99.

Reuters: Top News | 17 Jul 03:53

Former U.S. Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens dies at age 99

Former Justice John Paul Stevens, a Republican appointee to the U.S. Supreme Court who later became an outspoken leader of the liberal wing as the court moved to the right, died on Tuesday at age 99.

NYT > Top Stories | 17 Jul 03:10

John Paul Stevens, Supreme Court Justice Who Became Leader of Liberal Wing, Dies at 99

When he retired in 2010, Justice Stevens was the second-oldest and the second-longest-serving justice ever to sit on the court.

CNN.com - RSS Channel - App International Edition | 17 Jul 03:01

Retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens dies at 99

Justice John Paul Stevens, who was nominated to the Supreme Court by Republican President Gerald Ford in 1975 in the wake of Watergate and stepped down almost 35 years later as a leader for the liberal side of the bench, has died. He was 99.

Al Jazeera English | 17 Jul 09:26

Sudan's generals, protesters sign landmark political accord

Agreement is seen as the first step towards meeting protesters' months-long demands for a civilian-led government.

The Guardian | 17 Jul 10:26

Sudan military and protesters sign power-sharing accord

General hails signing as ‘historical moment in Sudan’ after weeks of stalled talks Sudan’s ruling military and the pro-democracy movement have signed a political accord as part of a power-sharing deal meant to end the country’s deadlock after weeks of stalled talks. The two sides – representatives from the military council and the Forces for Freedom and Change (FFC) coalition – signed a so-called political declaration, one of two documents that are part of the deal, at a ceremony in Khartoum. Continue reading...

BBC News - Home | 17 Jul 09:21

Sudan junta and civilians sign power-sharing deal

Sudan's ruling military council and opposition leaders sign power-sharing accord after all-night talks to end crisis.

Al Jazeera English | 17 Jul 08:17

Hong Kong protests: Anti-government activists vow to fight on

Protesters in Hong Kong vow to defy what they see as China's efforts to tighten control.

Reuters: Top News | 17 Jul 10:58

U.S. to 'support efforts' by South Korea, Japan to end worsening dispute

The United States will "do what it can do" to help defuse a worsening political and economic dispute between South Korea and Japan, a senior U.S. diplomat said on Wednesday, as South Korea warned that the row would have global repercussions.

Al Jazeera English | 17 Jul 11:43

EU asks for 'results' on Venezuela's talks and prepares sanctions

Venezuela's foreign minister rejects statement by bloc's foreign policy chief amid ongoing negotiations in Barbados.

Quartz | 17 Jul 09:59

Japan’s doing to Samsung what the US did to Huawei. But why?

The roots of this spat go back to World War II.

Reuters: Top News | 17 Jul 09:32

U.S. diplomat vows to help South Korea, Japan resolve worsening dispute

The United States will "do what it can do" to help defuse a worsening political and economic dispute between South Korea and Japan, a senior U.S. diplomat said on Wednesday, as South Korea warned that the row would have global repercussions.

The Guardian | 17 Jul 12:18

Steve Bruce faces tough task at Newcastle but he is used to adversity | Paul Wilson

Bruce’s happiest times were at smaller clubs and he starts his biggest Premier League job as a manager with eyes fully open Steve Bruce is normally a safe if somewhat unexciting pair of managerial hands, though as supporters of Sheffield United, Birmingham City and Wigan Athletic will attest, he does have a penchant for resigning or leaving to further his career elsewhere. As recently as January he was claiming his 10th club, Sheffield Wednesday, might be the last he would manage , but presumably he always knew that if the call came from Newcastle he would find it hard to resist. What he does at most clubs is steady the defence, sort out a settled team and begin to make small but significant improvements. Newcastle are certainly in need of someone who can do that but they have just l...

Reuters: Top News | 17 Jul 12:11

After two escapes, 'El Chapo' may go to Supermax prison to avoid a third

Joaquin Guzman, the convicted Mexican drug lord known as El Chapo, has escaped twice from maximum security prisons in Mexico, once by digging a mile-long tunnel from his cell.

Reuters: Top News | 17 Jul 12:11

U.S. judge expected to put Mexican drug lord 'El Chapo' behind bars for life

Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, the Mexican drug lord found guilty of running a murderous criminal enterprise that smuggled tons of drugs into the United States, is scheduled to be sentenced by a U.S. judge on Wednesday in what is likely one of the last chapters in a decades-long career.

Reuters: Top News | 17 Jul 12:11

Factbox: El Chapo's winding road from mountain village to drug lord to U.S. prison

Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, who rose from humble origins in a mountain village to lead the Sinaloa Cartel, one of the world's most powerful drug trafficking gangs, is expected to be sentenced to life in a U.S. prison on Wednesday.