Guatemala's president quits, faces charges in graft scandal
GUATEMALA CITY (Reuters) - Guatemala's Otto Perez resigned his presidency and turned himself in to a court on Thursday to face charges in a corruption scandal that gutted his government and plunged the country into chaos days before a presidential election.
Judge tosses Tom Brady's 'Deflategate' NFL suspension
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Tom Brady triumphed over the National Football League on Thursday when a federal judge threw out his "Deflategate" suspension, clearing the way for the New England Patriots star quarterback to play in next week's season opener.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Republican front-runner Donald Trump on Thursday bowed to pressure from the party establishment and signed a pledge not to run as an independent candidate in the November 2016 presidential election.
Kentucky clerk jailed for denying same-sex marriage licenses
ASHLAND, Ky. (Reuters) - A county clerk in Kentucky who refuses to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples on religious grounds was held in contempt of court by a U.S. federal judge on Thursday and sent to jail.
Hungary police force migrants from train tracks; dead boy's image shocks Europe
BICSKE, Hungary/MUGLA, Turkey (Reuters) - Migrants forced from a train in Hungary scuffled with helmeted riot police and some clung to railway tracks on Thursday, as politicians across Europe struggled to respond to public opinion appalled by images of a drowned 3-year-old boy.
South Carolina to seek death penalty in Charleston church massacre
CHARLESTON, S.C. (Reuters) - A South Carolina prosecutor will seek the death penalty for Dylann Roof, who is charged with the June murders of nine black worshippers at a Charleston church, court documents showed on Thursday.