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Portugal's Guterres Moves Another Step Closer to UN Top Job

Portugal's former Prime Minister Antonio Guterres got another step closer to becoming the next U.N. secretary-general, holding on to his lead in an informal vote of Security Council decision makers. Security Council diplomats held a third round of "straw polls" — informal ballots — Monday. Diplomats with knowledge of the results said Guterres topped the pack of 10 contenders with 11 votes "encouraging" his candidacy, three "discouraging" it and one...

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