BOSTON (AP) — U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Friday advised young women to fight for things they care about, but to do so in a way that inspires others to join their cause.
By Nick Brown and Megan Davies NEW YORK (Reuters) - Puerto Rico's debt-ridden power authority PREPA is expected to ask bondholders to take some pain as part of a turnaround plan it will present to creditors on Monday, kicking off what could be heated negotiations over terms, sources familiar with the situation said. PREPA and its creditors must reach agreement quickly or risk hurting the Caribbean island's broader efforts to climb out of a $73 billion debt hole. Not all creditors are in step, with some more willing to compromise by accepting payment deferrals, those sources say.
ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria's new president was sworn in on Friday and pledged to tackle Boko Haram "head on," asserting the fight against the Islamic extremists wouldn't be won until hundreds of schoolgirls abducted last year and other kidnapping victims were brought home alive.
CHICAGO (AP) — Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert paid hush money to conceal claims that the Illinois Republican sexually molested someone decades ago, a person familiar with the matter said Friday.
The record rains that have submerged highways, flooded homes and led to several deaths in Texas show little signs of diminishing.