News: World

Tour bus hits bridge in centre of Paris

Friday  18:32,   23 june 2017
Sky News

<p>A double-decker tourist bus has hit a bridge in the centre of Paris, ripping off part of the roof.</p>A double-decker tourist bus has hit a bridge in the centre of Paris, ripping off part of the[...]

Nurse suspected of killing dozens of children charged with murder

Friday  17:11,   23 june 2017
New York Daily News

Nurse suspected of killing dozens of children charged with murderA former Texas nurse serving time for killing a toddler and sickening another boy was indicted Wednesday on her second murder charge in recent[...]

Russian warships fire cruise missiles at IS targets in Syria

Friday  16:46,   23 june 2017
AFP

<p>Two Russian warships and a submarine in the Mediterranean have fired missiles at Islamic State group targets in Syria, the defence ministry said Friday.</p>It said that Turkish and Israeli military "were informed in a timely manner of the[...]

North Korea's Kim Jong Un uses terrifyingly creative methods to kill enemies

Friday  13:55,   23 june 2017
FOX News

From siccing wild dogs to gunning down his enemies with artillery meant for taking out planes, North Korea's Kim Jong Un has built a reputation for dispatching with extreme prejudice all those who cross him. While some of the terrifying methods[...]

Stephen Colbert Takes ‘Late Show’ to Russia in Dig at Trump

Friday  13:26,   23 june 2017
Variety

Stephen Colbert Takes ‘Late Show’ to Russia in Dig at TrumpOn Thursday, the “Late Show” host tweeted a response to President Donald Trump’s announcement he has no tapes of conversations of former FBI Director James Comey in which Colbert is[...]

Man dies while performing face-down meditation in river

Friday  07:40,   23 june 2017
CBS News

Man drowns in section of Northern Calif. river where water pools, there's no strong currentDeputies identified the victim as 33-year-old Yoav Timmer of[...]

Theresa May Trolled Over Brexit By EU President Donald Tusk With John Lennon Lyric

Friday  07:40,   23 june 2017
Huffington Post UK

Theresa May Trolled Over Brexit By EU President Donald Tusk With John Lennon LyricThe EU Council president has said he still hopes Brexit will not happen, quoting John Lennon’s Imagine to make the[...]

May outlines 'fair' offer on rights of EU citizens to stay in UK

Friday  07:40,   23 june 2017
France 24

Prime Minister Theresa May on Thursday promised EU citizens living in Britain that they could stay after Brexit, but set up a row with Brussels over the role of Europe's top court.&nbsp;At a summit in Brussels, May gave "a clear commitment[...]

Army busts another general for improper relationship with woman

Friday  07:40,   23 june 2017
The Washington Post

Many generals are landing in trouble for sexual misconduct as the Army tries to curb the problem.Wayne W. Grigsby Jr., who also served as the commander of Fort Riley, Kan., was reprimanded and demoted from major general to brigadier general after[...]

Chile police unveil declassified WWII Nazi spy documents

Friday  06:31,   23 june 2017
dw.com

Chile's investigations police have declassified a trove of files shedding light on the activities of Nazi agents in the South American country during World War II. One spy ring had plotted to destroy the Panama Canal. The previously secret[...]

Teen accidentally killed by L.A. Sheriff's deputies while trying to stop pit bull attack on officers

Friday  06:25,   23 june 2017
Los Angeles Times

A teenager fatally shot by Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies in Palmdale early Thursday was accidentally killed as he tried to stop his aggressive dog from attacking the officers, according to an internal sheriff's department[...]

US man accused of leaking top-secret documents to China

Friday  06:11,   23 june 2017
dw.com

A former US diplomatic officer has been charged with giving highly classified documents to a Chinese intelligence agent. The 60-year-old was previously caught with $16,500 of undeclared cash in his carry-on luggage. Kevin Patrick Mallory made his[...]

US judge in Michigan blocks deportation of 100 Iraqis

Friday  06:11,   23 june 2017
Al Jazeera

A US judge on Thursday temporarily blocked the deportation of about 100 Iraqi nationals rounded up in Michigan in recent weeks who argued that they could face persecution or torture in Iraq because they are religious minorities.&nbsp;US District [...]

Einstein letters on God, Israel and physics fetch $210,000

Friday  03:46,   23 june 2017
AFP

Letters written by Albert Einstein about God, Israel and physics fetched nearly $210,000 at a Jerusalem auction Tuesday, with the highest bid going to a missive about God's creation of the world.Eight letters, written in English between 1951 and [...]

North Korea tests rocket engine: U.S. officials

Friday  03:09,   23 june 2017
Reuters

<p>North Korea has carried out another test of a rocket engine that the United States believes could be part of its program to develop an intercontinental ballistic missile, a U.S. official told Reuters on Thursday.</p>A second U.S. official[...]