US judge blocks restrictive Missouri abortion law

US judge blocks restrictive Missouri abortion law

A Missouri court Tuesday temporarily suspended a restrictive abortion law that was set to come into effect the following day in the conservative central US state. Kansas City Judge Howard Sachs said the law, which bans abortions after the eighth week of pregnancy,...
Mexico strikes deal with gas companies in pipeline row

Mexico strikes deal with gas companies in pipeline row

Mexico’s president said Tuesday his government has reached a deal with gas pipeline operators to settle a dispute over contracts signed under his predecessor, defusing a row that had spooked investors. President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said the deal, reached...
Rooney gets extra ban after red card

Rooney gets extra ban after red card

Wayne Rooney was handed an additional one-game ban on Tuesday following his sending off for D.C. United against the New York Red Bulls on August 21, Major League Soccer confirmed. Rooney was given a red card for violent conduct after striking Red Bulls midfielder...