UK chief wants to discuss road safety with US…

A British police chief has requested an urgent meeting with a U.S. Air Force commander after learning of two more traffic incidents in the area where a teenage motorcyclist died in a collision with a car driven by an American diplomat's wife

Harry, Meghan to quit royal jobs, give up…

Buckingham Palace says Prince Harry and his wife, Meghan, will no longer use the titles "royal highness" or receive public funds under a deal struck to let them step aside as senior royals

Sweden summons Chinese envoy over 'lightweight boxer' remark

Sweden's government has summoned the Chinese ambassador in Stockholm to discuss his comparing Swedish media coverage of China to a lightweight boxer who “provokes a feud” with a heavyweight

Olympic site used for 2016 Rio games shut over safety issues

The Olympic Park in Rio de Janeiro has been closed over concerns about the safety of the complex used for the 2016 games in Brazil

Radio Station Cuts Deal to Air 'Russian…

Kansas City radio lovers can now hear six hours of Russian state-owned media per day, the Hill reports. That's because a Florida-based company, RM Broadcasting LLC, has agreed with Radio Sputnik to broadcast its Russian media through the Alpine Broadcasting Corp, which airs on three frequencies around Kansas City and...

Rare coin of Britain's King Edward VIII fetches record $1.3M

A rare gold coin bearing the image of Britain's King Edward VIII before his love-inspired abdication has sold for 1 million pounds ($1.3 million), a new record for a British coin

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Russia's Putin says he opposes unlimited…

Russian President Vladimir Putin says he opposes the idea of the country's leader being able to serve an unlimited time in office like the Soviet Union allowed

Contenders to lead UK Labour Party stress unity…

British politicians vying to replace Jeremy Corbyn as leader of the opposition Labour Party have held their first campaign event in Liverpool

Riots in Lebanon's capital leave more than 150…

Riot police have fired tear gas and rubber bullets near Parliament in Lebanon's capital

Newfoundland reeling after blizzard buries capital

Canada's weather agency has ended a blizzard warning for the St. John's, Newfoundland area but a rare state of emergency and storm surge warning remain in effect following a monster storm that buried the province's capital city

Splits in France's strike movement trigger fears…

As some French workers return to their jobs after six weeks of strikes, more radical groups are trying to keep a protest movement against proposed pension changes going

Protesters in Berlin support environment-friendly…

Demonstrators in Berlin have called for more environment-friendly agricultural practices at a protest in Berlin, among them farmers with more than 150 tractors

Venezuelan theater becomes Plan B in lawmakers…

The Venezuelan opposition led by Juan Guaidó in the coming days will likely make its third attempt to get inside its legislative building in downtown Caracas

US allows Chevron to keep drilling in Venezuela for 3 months

The Trump administration has granted Chevron a special license to keep drilling oil in Venezuela despite a ban on American companies doing business with President Nicolás Maduro's socialist government

At least 2 killed, 20 wounded in bombing near Somali capital

Police in Somalia say at least two people were killed and more than 20 others wounded when a suicide car bomber targeted a construction site along a highway outside the capital

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Shortest Mobile Man in the World Dies at 27

Khagendra Thapa Magar reigned as the world's shortest man who could walk, according to Guinness World Records , but he never thought of himself as small. "I'm a big man," he said after a 2010 ceremony recognizing his diminutive stature. Which is why the Nepal man's death this week is earning...

Trump Responds to 'Clown' Barb From Iran's Leader

First there was MAGA; now there's MIGA. That stands for "Make Iran Great Again," which was President Trump's message to Iranian leadership Friday during a tense tweet-off between himself and Ayatollah Ali Khameini. This week, for the first time since 2012, Khameini delivered a Friday sermon, and he didn't hold...

Turkey's Erdogan: Europe must back Libyan govt in…

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says European Union must support the internationally recognized Libyan government in Tripoli

Minister: Germany needs China's Huawei to build…

Germany's interior minister is suggesting that his country can't build a 5G mobile network without Chinese tech giant Huawei, at least for now

UK plans Brexit celebrations but warns businesses…

The British government is planning celebrations to mark its official departure from the European Union on Jan. 31 but is still warning that some U.K. businesses will be hurt by the move

4 SKoreans, 3 Nepal guides missing in avalanche…

An avalanche has swept a popular trekking route in Nepal's mountains, leaving at least four South Koreans and three Nepali guides missing

Over 2,000 Central American migrants try to enter…

More than 2,000 Central American migrants on Saturday surged onto a bridge spanning the Suchiate River between southern Mexico and Guatemala as Mexican National Guardsmen attempted to impede their journey north

Scientists seek rare species survivors amid Australia flames

Much of Australia is still ablaze in an unprecedented wildfire season that has already charred an area the size of Kentucky

Canada to Pay Families of Victims Aboard Plane

Canada will offer compensation to families of those killed when Iran shot down a Ukranian airliner to help with travel and funeral expenses, the National Post reports. The government will offer the families $25,000 per victim — about $19,000 US — and will continue to pressure the Iranian government to...

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The 9 Were Found Dead. We Still Don't Know Why

In 2019, Russian prosecutors announced they would be reinvestigating what's known as the Dyatlov Pass Incident : A 60-year mystery involving nine students who mysteriously died while on a skiing trip in Russia's Ural Mountains. Though scores of theories have been put forth over the years, the government is considering only...

Wiggle Recovering After Cardiac Arrest at…

One of the original Wiggles, Greg Page, is recovering in a Sydney hospital after collapsing during a show to raise money for groups fighting the Australian wildfires. The cause was cardiac arrest, the BBC reports. The children's band's Twitter account said Page, the band's original lead singer, had a procedure...

Puerto Rico to open schools after 6.4 quake…

Puerto Rico’s government is opening public schools in late January without knowing if they can withstand a big earthquake as concerns grow about weakened infrastructure that is displacing thousands of students