News Ireland to end abortion ban in historic vote 2018-05-26T07:49:39.000000000-04:00 DUBLIN (Reuters) - Ireland is set to liberalize some of the world's most restrictive abortion laws after exit polls suggested a landslide vote for change in what was until recently one of Europe's most socially conservative countries. Kidnap charge spotlights justice divide in Mexican election 2018-05-26T05:29:51.000000000-04:00 MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - An ex-member of an informal police force running for Mexico's Senate is battling attacks labeling her a "kidnapper," drawing attention to radical proposals by her ally, presidential candidate Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, to end the drug war. Ireland set to end abortion ban as exit polls signal landslide vote 2018-05-26T05:20:43.000000000-04:00 DUBLIN (Reuters) - Ireland is set to liberalize some of the world's most restrictive abortion laws after exit polls suggested a landslide vote for change in what was until recently one of Europe's most socially conservative countries. Prospects of U.S.-North Korea summit brighten after Trump's tweet 2018-05-26T05:13:24.000000000-04:00 SEOUL/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Prospects that the United States and North Korea would hold a summit brightened after U.S. President Donald Trump said late on Friday Washington was having "productive talks" with Pyongyang about reinstating the June 12 meeting in Singapore. Suspect wounds teacher, fellow student in 23rd school shooting in 2018 2018-05-26T04:44:06.000000000-04:00 (Reuters) - Indiana authorities on Saturday were yet to charge and identify the student who they say was responsible for wounding a teacher and student at a middle school in what media is reporting as the 23rd shooting on a United States campus in 2018. Trump metals tariffs make Granite City great again, but at what cost? 2018-05-26T04:28:57.000000000-04:00 GRANITE CITY, Ill. (Reuters) - After Donald Trump was elected president in 2016 on a pledge to "Make America Great Again" and revive the country's old industrial heartland, Dave Chrusciel hoped someday to return to his previous job at the steel mill here in this southern corner of Illinois. Ex-Panama president's jail letter blames U.S. for extradition 2018-05-26T04:27:07.000000000-04:00 PANAMA CITY (Reuters) - Former Panama president Ricardo Martinelli, jailed in Miami on spying charges while awaiting extradition to his home country, said in a letter released Friday that the United States reneged on promises from some U.S. officials to offer him a safe-haven. Actor Morgan Freeman apologizes after accusations 2018-05-26T04:25:55.000000000-04:00 (Reuters) - Actor Morgan Freeman said on Friday any suggestion he assaulted women or created an unsafe workplace is false and apologized to anyone he may have upset after media reported that women have accused him of inappropriate behavior or harassment. U.S. warns Syria of 'firm' measures for ceasefire violations 2018-05-26T04:23:33.000000000-04:00 WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States warned Syria on Friday it would take "firm and appropriate measures" in response to ceasefire violations, saying it was concerned about reports of an impending military operation in a de-escalation zone in the country's southwest. University of Southern California president to step down in wake of scandal 2018-05-26T03:56:15.000000000-04:00 (Reuters) - The president of University of Southern California is resigning after criticism over the school's handling of complaints that a campus health clinic gynecologist sexually abused his patients during pelvic exams, the school said on Friday.