from Tales from the Trail:

What went down at the Nevada Democratic convention

May 16, 2016

Saturday’s state Democratic convention in Nevada turned ugly when tensions over delegate selection prompted supporters of presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders to yell, swear and show their displeasure through graffiti.

from Breakingviews:

Money trail shows China sticking to bad habits

May 16, 2016

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own. 

from Reuters Select:

Reuters Select: FIFA – Football’s International Fatcats Association

May 16, 2016

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Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron speaks at a "Stronger In" campaign rally at a school in Witney, southern England, Britain May 14, 2016. REUTERS/Eddie Keogh      TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY      - RTSE9TG

British Prime Minister David Cameron speaks at a "Stronger In" campaign rally at a school in Witney, May 14, 2016. REUTERS/Eddie Keogh

from Tales from the Trail:

Cameron disses Trump. Trump hits back.

May 16, 2016

Republican U.S. presidential candidate and businessman Donald Trump speaks to supporters after his rival, Senator Ted Cruz, dropped out of the race following the results of the Indiana state primary, at Trump Tower in Manhattan, New York, U.S., May 3, 2016. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

Republican U.S. presidential candidate and businessman Donald Trump speaks to supporters  in Manhattan, New York, U.S., May 3, 2016. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

from Reuters News Now:

Monday Morning Briefing: Tea for two at 10 Downing Street? Yeah, no

May 16, 2016

Donald Trump brought his dealmaking acumen to Britain, saying he was unlikely to have a good relationship with David Cameron, because the British prime minister called him "divisive, stupid and wrong." The new leader of the Republican Party also called London's newly elected mayor Sadiq Khan "ignorant" about Islam. Khan is London's first Muslim mayor. And Trump wants to ban Muslims from entering the United States.

from FaithWorld:

Buddhist monk hacked to death in Bangladesh in latest killing

May 16, 2016

(Moheshkhali Buddhist monastery in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, 8 January 2008/Muntasir Du)

(Moheshkhali Buddhist monastery in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, 8 January 2008/Muntasir Du)

from Breakingviews:

Eurovision puts Ukraine in helpful spotlight

May 16, 2016

 The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist.  The opinions expressed are her own.

from FaithWorld:

Vatican plays down expectations over women deacons in Catholic Church

May 16, 2016

A general view of St. Peter's Square as Pope Francis leads a mass to mark opening of the Catholic Holy Year, or Jubilee, at the Vatican, December 8, 2015. REUTERS/Tony Gentile/Files

(A general view of St. Peter's Square, December 8, 2015. REUTERS/Tony Gentile)

The Vatican played down on Friday expectations that Pope Francis might be ready to ordain women as deacons after he had raised hopes among liberal Catholics by promising to set up a commission to study the issue.

from FaithWorld:

Islamic finance prepares rules for awqaf and zakat charitable funds

May 16, 2016

(HEH Nizam's Religious Trust and Awqaf Office in Hyderabad, India, 11 January 2016/Muzammil)

(HEH Nizam's Religious Trust and Awqaf Office in Hyderabad, India, 11 January 2016/Muzammil)

from Breakingviews:

India’s Modi can reclaim his “wow” factor

May 16, 2016

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.