Dutch court throws out case against Israeli…

A Dutch court has thrown out a civil case  brought by a Dutch-Palestinian man seeking damages from two former Israeli military commanders for their roles in a 2014 airstrike on a Gaza house that killed six members of his family

Plate up for the world's first faux shrimp dish

Shiok Meats, a Singapore-based start-up whose name means 'very good' in local slang, aims to become the first company in the world to bring shrimp grown in a laboratory to diners' plates. Megan Revell reports.

Starbucks Closes More Than 2K Stores in China

Starbucks says it has closed more than half of its 4,292 stores in China and delayed releasing a financial forecast "due to the dynamic situation unfolding with the coronavirus ." China is the second-largest market for Starbucks, which is the first major American company to warn that it will take...

Bulgaria ruling coalition survives no-confidence vote

Bulgaria’s ruling coalition has survived a no-confidence vote called by the opposition, which accused the government of failing to protect the environment and guarantee water supplies

Major quake shakes Miami, the Caribbean

A major earthquake struck south of Cuba on Tuesday, sending shockwaves as far as Miami and sparking panic in the Cayman Islands where it ripped open sinkholes, but did not do serious damage to people or property, initial reports said. Colette Luke reports.

US Gives Israel a Bold Green Light

With the ink still drying on President Trump's Middle East peace plan, Israel says it's ready for action. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Tuesday he will have his cabinet vote Sunday on two key measures: applying Israeli sovereignty to parts of the Jordan Valley and to Jewish settlements in the...

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536 fishermen stranded on giant ice floe rescued…

Russia's emergency services have rescued 536 ice fishermen  after they got stranded on a giant ice floe that tore off the island of Sakhalin in eastern Siberia

Earthquake rattles Grand Cayman residents

Amateur video shows Cayman residents reacting to a powerful magnitude 7.7 earthquake that struck in the sea south of Cuba on Tuesday, and shook Grand Cayman.

Harvard's Chemistry Chair Accused of Lying About…

There's another big story out that mentions Wuhan—just one not related to the coronavirus. The chair of Harvard's chemistry department was on Tuesday charged with making false statements to the Department of Defense regarding his role in China's Thousand Talents Plan. Bloomberg explains that it and other government-run plans...

Confined at home, Chinese get creative to beat…

Chinese confined to their apartments either by choice or by order are making the best of the situation as cities remain in lockdown in a desperate bid to contain a new, dangerous virus

U.S. increases virus screening to 20 airports -CDC

Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Dr. Robert Redfield, told reporters on Tuesday that "based on the evolving information from China" on the coronavirus, the CDC has "decided to expand to screening travelers from the five airports originally to 20 airports in the United States."

Harry, Meghan 'Shocked' Over One Thing in Megxit

Financial independence? Check. No HRH titles? Check. No roles as Commonwealth Young Ambassadors? That, sources tell TMZ , was tough for Prince Harry and Meghan Markle to accept as they left the royal family for Canada earlier this month. But it seems the Queen took a firm stand during so-called Megxit...

U.S. ponders cutting military forces in Africa…

As extremist violence grows across Africa, the United States is considering reducing its military presence on the continent

Plan recognizes Israeli 'sovereignty' in disputed…

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday at the White House, where President Donald Trump shared a new vision for an Israeli-Palestinian peace plan, said Trump's proposal recognizes the Jordan Valley as "a permanent part of the Jewish state."

He Long Denied Role in 28K Deaths. Now, This

Two newly released photos might confirm what John Demjanjuk long denied—his service as a Nazi death camp guard, the LA Times reports. The Ukrainian-born American claimed he was never at the Sobibor death camp, where more than 167,000 Jews were murdered, and died in 2012 appealing a conviction...

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Israel headed for clash with ICC over West Bank…

Israel appears to be heading for a showdown with the international community over its half-century-old settlement enterprise in the West Bank

Trump's motive is 'difficult to prove' - Philbin

U.S. President Donald Trump's lawyer Patrick Philbin on Tuesday argued that the House managers failed to prove motive in their abuse of power claim.

Prince Andrew May Want to Avoid Setting Foot in US

On the heels of US prosecutors' Monday revelation that Prince Andrew has "provided zero cooperation" in their Jeffrey Epstein investigation despite repeated requests to his lawyers, lawyers for Epstein's accusers are speaking out. Lisa Bloom, who represents five of them, told the BBC , "I'm glad that [prosecutor] Geoffrey Berman has...

UAE confirms first cases of new Chinese virus in…

The United Arab Emirates is confirming the first cases of the new Chinese virus that causes flu-like symptoms in the Mideast

Trump: Israel taking 'giant step' toward peace in…

U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu next to him proposed the creation of a Palestinian state with a capital in eastern Jerusalem, dependent on Palestinians taking steps to become self-governing, in an effort to achieve a peace breakthrough in their decades of conflict with Israel.

Feds Issue Level 4 Warning Amid Coronavirus…

As the coronavirus outbreak spreads, the State Department is warning Americans to avoid going to China. The State Department issued a Level 3 warning Monday, urging US citizens to avoid all nonessential travel to the country. A Level 4 warning—a highest-level alert—warns against travel to Hubei province, which...

Trump looks to sign trade deal, show wins during…

President Donald Trump is eager to show off a big policy win during his impeachment trial by signing into law a major rewrite of the rules of trade with Canada and Mexico

A place in the sun: French defend right to retire…

Retired psysiotherapist Joelle Svetchine goes rowing most days on the French Riviera, but could President Macron's pension reforms stop others from doing the same in future? Joe Davies reports.

Newly Uncovered Atomic Spy May Have Been Key for…

Given the secrecy around the Manhattan Project in the 1940s, American scientists and historians have never been sure how the Soviet Union managed to join the atomic age as early as it did. Four years after the US set off the first atomic bomb, the Soviets detonated a similar one....

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The Latest: 4 China family members treated for…

Four members of a Chinese family who traveled to the United Arab Emirates are being treated for a new virus

'Hunter Biden has nothing to do with the facts…

U.S. Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer on Tuesday blasted the GOP on a proposal that is reportedly being floated by a moderate Republican to trade witnesses, which would include President Trump's former adviser John Bolton and Joe Biden's son Hunter.

DNA Test Is In, and Ex-King Says Woman Is His…

Accepting the findings of a court-ordered DNA test, Belgium's former King Albert II conceded Monday that woman he's fought a legal battle with for years is his daughter. "The scientific conclusions show that he is the biological father of Mrs. Delphine Boël," his lawyer said in a statement. Boël, 51,...