ISTANBUL, Turkey, June 17 (UPI) --
As Turkey faced mounting criticism from the European Union over its handling of protests in Istanbul, Turkish unions went on strike Monday.
WASHINGTON, June 18 (UPI) -- President Barack Obama says he will meet with a new privacy oversight board to discuss balancing U.S. surveillance needs with people's rights to privacy.
TRENTON, N.J., June 18 (UPI) -- A Trenton, N.J., cab driver found dead in his taxi about 10 miles southwest of the city was a homicide victim, police said Monday.
ENNISKILLEN, Northern Ireland, June 18 (UPI) -- Seeking consent on Syria amid a West-Russia schism over its future is a key job of Group of Eight leaders ending their summit Tuesday, a White House aide said.
EDINBURGH, Scotland, June 18 (UPI) -- Councils for the Orkneys, Shetlands and Western Isles in Scotland launched the "Our Islands, Our Future" campaign Monday, seeking greater autonomy.
MANCHESTER, England, June 18 (UPI) -- A sanity hearing began Monday for one of England's most notorious serial killers, Ian Brady, who committed the Moors murders with his girlfriend.
By JAMES ZUMWALT, UPI Outside View Commentator
HERNDON, Va., June 18 (UPI) -- The author argues that advanced weaponry should be used to convince Iran to stop develop of its nuclear weapons program.
By PETER MORICI, UPI Outside View Commentator
COLLEGE PARK, Md., June 18 (UPI) -- Americans can expect mortgage rates to climb, selling homes to get tougher and interest rates to increase on credit cards, auto purchases and home equity loans.
CHISINAU, Moldova, June 18 (UPI) -- Moldova's new prime minister says recent political upheaval and corruption concerns in the former Soviet state won't hinder its pro-European Union course.
WESTERVILLE, Ohio, June 17 (UPI) -- An Ohio day-care operator fed children in her care pancakes laced with medication to make them drowsy, authorities allege.
SAN RAFAEL, Calif., June 17 (UPI) -- California serial killer Richard Ramirez, dubbed the "Night Stalker," has died of complications from lymphoma, a coroner office said Monday. He was 53.
NEW YORK, June 17 (UPI) -- A 10-car train derailed in a tunnel near New York's Penn Station Monday, clogging the afternoon commute for some workers.
NEW ORLEANS, June 17 (UPI) -- The highest-ranking enlisted soldier in the Louisiana National Guard was removed from active duty after being accused of sexual harassment, an official said.
WASHINGTON, June 17 (UPI) -- Hours after the U.S. Supreme Court struck down Arizona's voter registration law Monday, Sen. Ted Cruz submitted a voter ID amendment to the immigration bill.
WASHINGTON, June 17 (UPI) -- U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement director John Morton, who has overseen an increase in illegal immigrant deportations, said he's leaving the agency.
LOUGH ERNE, Northern Ireland, June 17 (UPI) -- Barack Obama and Vladimir Putin discussed some of the world's hottest issues in Northern Ireland Monday and found some common ground, if no solutions.