News: World

Almost 1000 troops on the streets after attack

Wednesday  17:56,   24 may 2017
Sky News

More than 900 soldiers will be deployed on the streets in the wake of the Manchester terror attack, Home Secretary Amber Rudd has said. The heightened security response after Britain's worst terror attack since the 7/7 bombings in 2005 comes as[...]

Another Day, Another Stunning Photo Of The Obamas Living It Up In Italy

Wednesday  17:01,   24 may 2017
HuffPost

Michelle and Barack Obamaare still living their best lives under the Tuscan sun. The two were spotted out and about in Italy exploring Tuscany on Monday. For the outing, Michelle looked effortlessly cool in a $160 Jamia top from Club Monaco[...]

Trump meets Pope Francis at Vatican

Wednesday  13:11,   24 may 2017
AFP

US President Donald Trump met Pope Francis at the Vatican on Wednesday in a keenly-anticipated first face-to-face encounter between two world leaders who have clashed repeatedly on several issues. The private audience with the pontiff was preceded[...]

7-Year-Old Boy Killed by Stray Bullet As He Ate Cake Inside His Home

Wednesday  09:56,   24 may 2017
Inside Edition

Little Dequante Hobbs was a having a snack before bedtime when he was fatally struck by a stray bullet, police said. A 7-year-old Kentucky boy was killed by a stray bullet that struck him in the neck as he sat at his kitchen table eating a piece[...]

CIA director alerted FBI to pattern of contacts between Russian officials and Trump campaign associates

Wednesday  09:25,   24 may 2017
The Washington Post

John Brennan said he also confronted the head of Russia’s security service over Russian interference in the election.In testimony before the House Intelligence Committee, Brennan said he became increasingly concerned that Trump associates were being [...]

Off-duty jail guard accidentally shoots self, woman in NYC eatery

Wednesday  08:57,   24 may 2017
New York Daily News

An off-duty city correction officer accidentally fired a shot in a Hell’s Kitchen restaurant Tuesday night, hitting himself in the finger and a woman in the foot, police sources and witnesses said. The officer and the woman were sitting at[...]

King Tut's bed, chariot paraded through Cairo to new home

Wednesday  08:26,   24 may 2017
AFP

The first of the many wondrous artefacts found in Egyptian boy king Tutankhamun's tomb were transported carefully through Cairo's streets on Tuesday to their new home near the Giza Pyramids. The still unfinished new Grand Egyptian Museum at[...]

UN vows to tighten sanctions on North Korea

Wednesday  06:26,   24 may 2017
AFP

The UN Security Council on Monday vowed to push all countries to tighten sanctions against North Korea as it prepared for a closed-door meeting called in response to the latest missile launch. In a unanimous statement backed by the North's ally[...]

Clinton: Trump budget shows 'unimaginable' cruelty

Wednesday  05:45,   24 may 2017
Associated Press

Hillary Clinton proclaimed Tuesday that President Donald Trump's budget shows an "unimaginable level of cruelty" for millions of Americans and children.The former Democratic presidential nominee, who recently declared herself part of[...]

1,000 asylum seekers stranded in the Mediterranean

Wednesday  05:20,   24 may 2017
Al Jazeera

About 1,000 asylum seekers stranded in the Mediterranean after setting off from Libya prompted a massive rescue effort with hundreds being saved. According to reports by the Jugend Rettet, its crew witnessed shots fired from a ship with[...]

Taiwan to make landmark gay marriage ruling

Wednesday  04:05,   24 may 2017
AFP

Taiwan could become the first place in Asia to legalise gay marriage on Wednesday when a court makes a landmark ruling on whether to allow same-sex unions. Taiwan could become the first place in Asia to legalise gay marriage on Wednesday[...]

British Royal Family react to Manchester terrorist attack

Wednesday  03:42,   24 may 2017
Australian Women's Weekly

Queen Elizabeth II and members of the British Royal Family have expressed their “deepest sympathy” for the victims of the Manchester terrorist attack. Her Majesty, 91, went on to praise emergency services and the people of Manchester for the way[...]

Trump's message at Holocaust memorial: 'So amazing & will never forget'

Wednesday  03:11,   24 may 2017
The Hill

President Trump visited Israel's main Holocaust memorial on Tuesday, promising in a message in the guestbook to "never forget.""It is a great honor to be here with all of my friends - so amazing + will never forget!" Trump wrote in the [...]

Ex-girlfriend of Bolivia President Morales gets 10 years in prison

Tuesday  21:41,   23 may 2017
AFP

Gabriela Zapata was sentenced to ten years prison on corruption charges.Zapata, a former manager at the Chinese engineering group CAMC, was accused of using her influence with the president to win $560 million in government contracts. She began[...]

Ex-CIA chief says he warned Russians about election meddling

Tuesday  21:07,   23 may 2017
Associated Press

<p>Former CIA Director John Brennan said Tuesday he personally warned Russia last summer against interfering in the U.S. presidential campaign, telling the Russians that continued meddling would backfire and prevent any warming of relations after [...]