WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump’s first budget proposal will not seek cuts in Social Security, Medicare and other entitlement federal benefits programs, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said in an interview broadcast on Sunday.
MANILA (Reuters) – Thirteen people facing drug charges escaped from a police detention facility in the Philippines on Sunday after sawing through iron bars, the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) said.
CAPE TOWN (Reuters) – Darren Fichardt birdied the final hole to secure a one-shot victory at the Joburg Open on Sunday and a first European Tour title in four years.
(Reuters) – Independent French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron would beat far right leader Marine Le Pen in the second round of the French presidential election with 61 percent of the vote, according to an Odoxa/Dentsu-Consulting poll on Sunday.
MOSCOW (Reuters) – Thousands of Russians marched through the center of Moscow on Sunday to honor opposition leader Boris Nemtsov two years after he was gunned down near the Kremlin walls, and to call for further investigations into his killing.
QUITO (Reuters) – Former banker Guillermo Lasso is seen beating leftist government candidate Lenin Moreno for Ecuador’s presidency in a runoff on April 2 with more than half of all valid votes, according to a poll by Cedatos.
BARCELONA (Reuters) – Nokia sees demand for higher speed 4G network equipment starting to recover this year, led by Japan, the company’s chief executive Rajeev Suri said on Sunday as he announced a series of contracts with telecom operators.
BARCELONA (Reuters) – Huawei [HWT.UL] is introducing a mass-market version of its premium business phone, to take advantage of a gap created by the withdrawal of Samsung’s flagship Galaxy Note 7 after a crisis with its batteries catching fire.
LAHTI, Finland (Reuters) – Russia swept to victory in the team sprint at the Nordic World Ski Championships after the Norwegian and Finnish skiers who were battling for gold collided late on, causing both to fall.
MOSUL, Iraq (Reuters) – U.S.-backed Iraqi forces pushed deeper into western Mosul on Sunday, aiming to capture a bridge across the Tigris which would link the city’s government-held eastern bank with the ongoing offensive against remaining militants in the west.