News U.S. calls for action to halt Iran's growing 'network of proxies' 2018-02-17T13:39:21.000000000-05:00 MUNICH (Reuters) - U.S. National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster called on Saturday for more forceful action to halt Iran's development of what he said was an increasingly powerful network of proxy armies in Lebanon, Syria, Yemen and Iraq. Florida school massacre suspect on authorities' radar in 2016: report 2018-02-17T13:36:23.000000000-05:00 PARKLAND, Fla. (Reuters) - A teenager accused of shooting to death 17 people at a Florida high school was investigated by police and state officials as far back as 2016 after slashing his arm in a social media video, and saying he wanted to buy a gun, but authorities determined he was receiving s... Britain's anti-EU party UKIP votes to sack leader Bolton 2018-02-17T13:29:41.000000000-05:00 LONDON (Reuters) - British eurosceptic party UKIP was thrown into turmoil again on Saturday when its members removed leader Henry Bolton after less than five months in charge following criticism of his leadership and a scandal about racist comments made by his lover. U.S. charges Russians with 2016 U.S. election tampering to boost Trump 2018-02-17T12:32:27.000000000-05:00 WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A Russian propaganda arm oversaw a criminal and espionage conspiracy to tamper in the 2016 U.S. presidential campaign to support Donald Trump and disparage Hillary Clinton, said an indictment released on Friday that revealed more details than previously known about Moscow's... Mexico helicopter crash kills 13 on ground in wake of earthquake 2018-02-17T11:55:36.000000000-05:00 SANTIAGO JAMILTEPEC, Mexico (Reuters) - At least 13 people on the ground, including three children, were killed when a Mexican military helicopter carrying top officials surveying damages from an earthquake crashed in a small town in the southern state of Oaxaca, authorities said on Saturday. Oxfam sex abuse criticism disproportionate, chief executive says 2018-02-17T11:28:14.000000000-05:00 LONDON (Reuters) - Oxfam's chief executive said criticism of the charity following a sex abuse scandal had been disproportionate, according to comments published on Saturday. Turkey summons Dutch charge d'affaires over Armenian 'genocide' motions 2018-02-17T10:06:35.000000000-05:00 ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey summoned the Dutch charge d'affaires to Ankara on Saturday to express its unhappiness with a pair of proposed bills that would see the Netherlands recognize as genocide the 1915 killing of as many as 1.5 million Armenians. Public reports 'clearly show' Assad's use of chemical weapons: McMaster 2018-02-17T09:07:41.000000000-05:00 MUNICH (Reuters) - U.S. National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster said on Saturday that, despite denials, public reports showed that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad was using chemical weapons, and added that it was time for the international community to hold the Syrian government to account. Public accounts 'clearly show' Assad's continuing use of chemical weapons: McMaster 2018-02-17T07:30:33.000000000-05:00 MUNICH (Reuters) - U.S. National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster said on Saturday that public reports showed that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad was using chemical weapons and added that it was time for the international community to hold the government accountable. Turkey denies use of chemicals in Syria's Afrin, says accusations baseless 2018-02-17T07:18:55.000000000-05:00 BEIRUT, ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey never used chemical weapons in its operations in Syria, and takes the utmost care of civilians, a Turkish diplomatic source said, after Syrian Kurdish forces and a monitoring group accused it of carrying out a gas attack in Syria's Afrin region.