Russia blocks U.N. Security Council condemnation of Syria attack

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – Russia blocked a Western-led effort at the U.N. Security Council on Wednesday to condemn last week’s deadly gas attack in Syria and push Moscow’s ally President Bashar al-Assad to cooperate with international inquiries into the incident.

Trump may halt insurer payments to force Democrats to table on healthcare

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump told The Wall Street Journal on Wednesday that he might consider withholding billions of dollars of Obamacare payments to health insurers to force Democrats back to the negotiating table on healthcare.

Democratic U.S. senator questions Deutsche Bank over Trump

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A Democratic U.S. senator pressed Deutsche Bank on Wednesday to release information about issues including President Donald Trump’s debt and any bank meetings with Trump administration officials, saying he had “great concern” about possible conflicts of interest.

From Gold-Medalist Joseph Schooling To Vietnam’s ‘Queen Of Hip Hop’ Suboi: Asia’s 30 Under 30 In Entertainment & Sports

Find out more about the incredible stories behind the names, the people pushing the envelope in sports and entertainment, on our 30 Under 30 in Asia 2017 list.