News: World

Obama made a joke about 'the modern presidency' and people 'going to jail'

Saturday  02:09,   26 may 2018
businessinsider.com.au

President Barack Obama had a rule in his White House that no one would get in trouble for making a mistake as long as there wasn't "malicious intent" behind it, he said at a tech conference in Las Vegas on Wednesday.When President[...]

Putin says Russian missile did not bring down flight MH17

Saturday  01:07,   26 may 2018
reuters

President Vladimir Putin said on Friday that a Russian army missile did not bring down Malaysia Airlines Flight over eastern Ukraine in 2014, rebuffing Dutch investigators who concluded that a Russian missile system was used in the attack. The[...]

At least two injured in shooting at Indiana middle school

Friday  21:07,   25 may 2018
nydailynews

At least two people were injured during a shooting at Noblesville West Middle School in Indiana Friday morning. The victims were taken to Indiana University Methodist Hospital and one suspect is in custody, according to Indiana State Police public[...]

Police seek two men after 15 people injured in Mississauga restaurant explosion

Friday  10:08,   25 may 2018
thestar

An explosion at a Mississauga restaurant near Hurontario St. and Eglinton Ave. has left 15 people injured. Fire crews and paramedics arrived at Bombay Bhel, an Indian restaurant at 5035 Hurontario St., around 10:30 p.m.[...]

Venezuela: Nicolas Maduro sworn in, announces release of political prisoners

Friday  07:36,   25 may 2018
dw

The president made the announcement during his swearing in ceremony before the Constituent Assembly. The government has jailed more than 300 people for allegedly inciting violence during anti-government protests. Venezuela's Nicolas Maduro announced [...]

Family rejoices at finding of soldier's World War II plane

Friday  05:58,   25 may 2018
ap.org

When Tom Kelly's relatives got word that his World War II bomber had been found a wave of exhilaration mixed with grief washed over them. Relatives who never met Kelly had pieced much of his life story together over the years, but they never[...]

Prince William to visit Palestinian Territories, Israel in June

Friday  05:58,   25 may 2018
afp

Prince William will be the first senior British royal to make an official visit to Israel and the Palestinian Territories, as part of a tour in June announced by Kensington Palace on Friday. William will begin his tour in Jordan on June 24 and[...]

Grenfell victim's sister: 'My trust in UK is destroyed'

Friday  04:59,   25 may 2018
news.sky

The sister of a woman killed in the Grenfell fire has said her trust in the UK "has been destroyed" after her closest relative died on the 23rd floor of the tower. Hayat told the Grenfell Tower inquiry that her sister Fathia Ali Ahmed[...]

Putin has some questions about Yulia Skripal statement

Friday  04:07,   25 may 2018
news.sky

Vladimir Putin says he has concerns about whether Yulia Skripal was forced to make a statement on Wednesday. Dmitry Peskov, who speaks on behalf of the Russian president, said the Kremlin did not know whether the poisoned daughter of a Russian[...]

Malaysia's ex-leader questioned again in corruption scandal

Thursday  08:06,   24 may 2018
ap.org

Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak arrived at the anti-graft agency's office for more questioning over alleged corruption at the indebted state investment fund he founded. Najib, who was ousted in a shock defeat in May 9[...]

Legend of Loch Ness Monster will be tested with DNA samples

Thursday  07:46,   24 may 2018
ap.org

The stories seem as tall as the lake is deep. For hundreds of years, visitors to Scotland's Loch Ness have described seeing a monster that some believe lurks in the depths. But now the legend of "Nessie" may have no place left to hide. [...]

In costly quest for security, U.S. schools face law of diminishing returns

Thursday  05:10,   24 may 2018
reuters

By Joseph[...]

NKorea says Pence remarks were 'stupid,' willing to not meet

Thursday  05:10,   24 may 2018
ap.org

North Korea said Thursday recent comments by U.S. Vice President Mike Pence were "stupid" and "ignorant" and again warned it was willing to pull out of a planned summit between leader Kim Jong Un and President Donald Trump.Choe[...]

'I love you dad, I'll see you this afternoon': Father of Santa Fe school shooter reveals the teen's final words before he carried out the massacre as he insists son was a victim of bullying

Thursday  03:31,   24 may 2018
dailymail.co.uk

Dimitrios Pagourtzis, 17, is currently being held on capital murder charges after he stormed Santa Fe High School last Friday and shot dead eight students and two teachers. His father Antonios Pagourtzis told Greece's Antenna TV that his son showed [...]

Irish women travel #HomeToVote on abortion

Thursday  03:30,   24 may 2018
bbc

Voters are returning home from across the world to cast their ballot in Friday's historic referendum.Irish voters from around the world are returning to cast their ballots in Friday's referendum on whether or not to repeal the country's Eighth[...]