Wednesday, April 24, 2019
The death toll for a string of bomb attacks targeting churches and hotels in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday has risen to 290, police said. Around 500 people were also injured in the explosions, which rocked the country on Sunday.  Police...
Paris prosecutors are investigating if an electrical short-circuit caused the fire that ripped through Notre Dame Cathedral. A judicial source told CNN on Thursday that "we are not excluding any hypothesis at this stage," saying that this is not their...
A man was taken into custody at New York City's famed St. Patrick's Cathedral on Wednesday night while carrying two gas cans, three senior New York law enforcement officials with direct knowledge of the matter told NBC News. There was...
After hours of battling a "significant fire" that broke out at the iconic Notre Dame Cathedral in central Paris at 7 pm local time, firefighters were able to bring it under control in the early hours of Tuesday. "The fire...
 Israelis began voting on Tuesday morning in what is expected to be a tight race among candidates who seek to form a majority in the 120-seat Knesset. After over 13 years in power and despite multiple corruption scandals, which he...
One of Facebook's top executives and a close adviser to CEO Mark Zuckerberg is leaving the company, Zuckerberg said on Thursday. Chris Cox has been Facebook's chief product officer since 2014, a job that most recently gave him oversight of...
At least 23 people have been killed as tornadoes struck Lee County in eastern Alabama, authorities say. County Sheriff Jay Jones said there had been "catastrophic" damage and there were fears more bodies would be found. The number of injured...
STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - A suspected Russian spy has been arrested in Stockholm, the Swedish Security Police said on Wednesday. The suspect, who was arrested late Tuesday, is believed to have been engaged in criminal activity since at least 2017, the...
Reporting on a secret trial can be confronting and confusing. For several months, journalists like me have been going back and forth to Melbourne's County Court, unable to broadcast what we'd learnt about George Pell's crimes. Now the suppression order on...
French President Emmanuel Macron has condemned anti-Semitic abuse directed at a prominent intellectual by a group of "yellow vest" protesters in Paris. Police stepped in to protect the philosopher Alain Finkielkraut after he was bombarded with insults and anti-Jewish taunts...

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