Thursday, May 23, 2019
At least 41 people died after a Russian Aeroflot Sukhoi Superjet plane made an emergency landing due to fire on board in Moscow's Sheremetyevo airport, investigators said in a statement. "There were 78 people on board, including crew members," the...
The Trump administration faces a critical test of its Venezuela policy as opposition leader Juan Guaido, bolstered by vocal U.S. support, pressures the country’s military to abandon socialist President Nicolas Maduro and mounts mass protests to force him out. In...
North Korea's Kim Jong-un and Russia's Vladimir Putin have pledged to boost ties at their first ever summit. The pair shook hands on Russky Island near the port city of Vladivostok, in Russia's far east. The Kremlin said the leaders would...
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...

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