Thursday, May 23, 2019
BUCHAREST, Romania — A referendum in Romania on whether to narrow the constitutional definition of a family to a man and a woman failed spectacularly over the weekend, with just 20.4 percent of the voting population taking part. Romania is...
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...

Jamal Khashoggi death

Saudi Arabia says that journalist Jamal Khashoggi was murdered, blaming a "rogue operation" for a killing that has sparked an international outcry. Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir told Fox News the act was a "tremendous mistake" and denied the influential crown...
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...
Lega A/S has won a new intellectual property lawsuit in China after a court agreed with the Danish toy manufacturer that local companies had copied its building blocks and miniature figures under the LEPIN  brand. The Guangzhou Yuexiu District Court ruled...
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...
A Chinese scientist who claims to have created the world's first genetically edited babies has defended his work. Speaking at a genome summit in Hong Kong, He Jiankui said he was "proud" of his work. "Another potential pregnancy" of a...
 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...
A photo of George HW Bush's service dog lying in front of his master's flag-draped casket proves that a man's best friend is also a president's best friend. The Bush family spokesman, Jim McGrath, posted the picture of the yellow...
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...

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