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France: New Cabinet vital for reforms 

France Monday joined Lebanese leaders in underlining the urgency for the quick formation of a new government as an essential move to carry out economic reforms demanded by the CEDRE conference to rescue Lebanon’s ailing economy.

France: New Cabinet vital for reforms 

France Monday joined Lebanese leaders in underlining the urgency for the quick formation of a new government as an essential move to carry out economic reforms demanded by the CEDRE conference to rescue Lebanon’s ailing economy.

Wilmington Isle: Food, water handouts set in isolated city

With one of North Carolina's largest cities still mostly cut off by floodwaters from Hurricane Florence, officials prepared to begin distributing food, water and tarps to Wilmington residents as yet more people were rescued from submerged inland neighborhoods.

Civil servants retirement benefits a time bomb 

The startling rise of costs in end-of-service benefits for retired civil servants, Army and security personnel is adding an unnecessary financial burden and should be seen as a “time bomb,” one leading economist warned Monday.

Civil servants retirement benefits a time bomb 

The startling rise of costs in end-of-service benefits for retired civil servants, Army and security personnel is adding an unnecessary financial burden and should be seen as a “time bomb,” one leading economist warned Monday.

IMF: UK economy will shrink without Brexit deal

Britain’s economy will shrink if it leaves the European Union without a Brexit deal and it will suffer some damage whatever terms it agrees, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said Monday, challenging the promises of some Brexit supporters.

Stocks hit on threat of new Trump China tariffs

Stock markets and the dollar fell Monday following reports that U.S. President Donald Trump is planning to hit China with another round of tariffs, dealing a blow to hopes for conciliatory talks between the two economic giants.

Champions League adjusts kickoff time

Barcelona help to usher in a new-look to the Champions League Tuesday as fans adjust to new staggered kickoff times. Most matches in the group stage will now begin simultaneously at 9 p.m. Central European Time, 15 minutes later than in previous seasons.

Champions League adjusts kickoff time

Barcelona help to usher in a new-look to the Champions League Tuesday as fans adjust to new staggered kickoff times. Most matches in the group stage will now begin simultaneously at 9 p.m. Central European Time, 15 minutes later than in previous seasons.

Osaka victory tour stops at sumo match

Naomi Osaka showed how deep her Japanese roots run: She went to watch Japan’s national sport of sumo and said she liked it. Osaka is in Tokyo this week to play in the Pan Pacific Open, just a week after she won the U.S. Open to become the first Japanese woman to win a Grand Slam singles title.

Mahomes, Fitzpatrick continue NFL air assaults

Two unheralded quarterbacks dazzled for the second week in a row and a pair of clutch field goal kickers were in the spotlight during the second week of the National Football League season.

'Game of Thrones,' 'Mrs. Maisel' triumph at Emmys

Amazon's "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel" became the first streaming series to win top Emmy comedy honors and HBO's "Game of Thrones" recaptured the best drama series award Monday at a ceremony that largely slighted its most ethnically diverse field of nominees ever.

Florals at Preen, Mouret picks lace and feminism

Fashionistas can expect soft feminine looks for their wardrobes next spring, with labels Preen by Thornton Bregazzi and Roland Mouret showing plenty of ruffles and lace at their London Fashion Week shows Sunday. Preen designer duo Justin Thornton and Thea Bregazzi used floral prints for their spring/summer 2019 dresses, which came in various styles.

Florals at Preen, Mouret picks lace and feminism

Fashionistas can expect soft feminine looks for their wardrobes next spring, with labels Preen by Thornton Bregazzi and Roland Mouret showing plenty of ruffles and lace at their London Fashion Week shows Sunday. Preen designer duo Justin Thornton and Thea Bregazzi used floral prints for their spring/summer 2019 dresses, which came in various styles.

What to say when postpartum depression hits

Gwyneth Paltrow, Chrissy Teigen, Adele: The charge to destigmatize postpartum depression has never before had so many high-profile sufferers willing to share their stories.

Arak celebration shows young-old divide 

In the village of Taanayel, tucked into the Bekaa’s forests and vineyards, lunch tables topped with vibrant-colored tablecloths punctuated Lebanon’s annual Arak Festival.