Floyd case restokes anger over death of black man…

U.S. protests over George Floyd’s death have rekindled anger in France over police violence, entrenched racism, and the complicated case of Adama Traore

Dad Said They Were Getting a Vaccine. He Lied

An Egyptian father told his three daughters that they would receive a vaccine for COVID-19 before each was injected with a general anesthetic and subjected to female genital mutilation, according to prosecutors. The three minors "lost consciousness and when they woke up they were shocked to find their legs bound...

Hong Kong Makes It Illegal To Insult China's…

The pro-Beijing majority in Hong Kong's legislature backed the measure, giving it enough yes votes to pass.

Germany investigating McCann suspect in another…

German prosecutors have opened an investigation into whether a 43-year-old who has emerged as a possible suspect in the disappearance of British girl Madeleine McCann in Portugal may have been involved in a similar crime in Germany

North Korea Taunts US Over Protests

North Korea has taken note of the George Floyd protests, and it's not exactly sending a note of support. "Demonstrators enraged by the extreme racists throng even to the White House," says a statement in one of the main state-run newspapers. "This is the reality in the US today." The...

PM Says U.K. Could Admit Millions From Hong Kong…

​In an op-ed, Boris Johnson said the U.K. would change its immigration laws if China imposes a new security law on Hong Kong.

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Venice flooded by unusual high tide, 3rd highest…

A quarter of Venice has been submerged by a near-record June high tide

Aussie Calls Out to PM: 'Get Off My Grass'

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison was in the process of announcing a strategy to assist Australians in investing in their homes Thursday when he was interrupted by an annoyed homeowner who'd just invested in his lawn. "Can everyone get off the grass please," the man yelled from his front door...

Protests Break Out In Paris Over Report On A 2016…

The deaths of George Floyd and Adama Traoré led to protests in Paris.

George Floyd’s death an American tragedy with…

Since George Floyd's death in Minnesota last week, his face has been painted on walls from Nairobi, Kenya to Idlib, Syria

2 Key Phone Numbers Shared in Madeleine McCann…

The new suspect in the 2007 disappearance of 3-year-old Madeleine McCann in Portugal has been identified as Christian B., a 43-year-old German national and child sex offender currently serving time in prison for rape. McCann family spokesperson Clarence Mitchell said that in 13 years, he couldn't "recall an instance when...

U.K. Parliament To Vote On Future Of Remote…

In order to obey the country's social distancing guidelines, lawmakers have been utilizing a "hybrid" way of working since April.

Malaysian ex-PM to hear verdict in 1st graft case…

Lawyers for Malaysian ex-Prime Minister Najib Razak say he was victimized by rogue bankers and should be acquitted of corruption linked to the massive looting of a state investment fund

Russia Declares State of Emergency After Oil Spill

A massive oil spill in Siberia is being called "Russia's Exxon Valdez"—and Vladimir Putin is furious with a company that allegedly failed to report it. The Russian leader declared a state of emergency in the region Wednesday and slammed executives at Norilsk Nickel, the BBC reports. Officials said Krasnoyarsk...

Hong Kong Won't Hold Tiananmen Square Vigil For…

​Hong Kong police said the event was canceled due to concerns about the spread of the coronavirus.

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Despite global reopening push, some jobs are gone…

Factories and stores are reopening, economies are reawakening – but many jobs just aren’t coming back

SS Officer's Diary Points to Billions in Looted…

Rumors of a Nazi gold train in Poland resulted in nothing . But a new gold rush could be coming with the airing of a 75-year-old diary written by an SS officer in charge of transport, who describes 11 locations where Nazis hid gold, jewels, priceless paintings, and religious artifacts. The...

Protests Over George Floyd's Death Spread Across…

Multiple solidarity gatherings were held in New Zealand Monday.

On sad anniversary, few to mourn the D-Day dead…

This year's anniversary observances for the June 6, 1944 D-Day landings in Normandy will be one of the loneliest remembrances ever

Trudeau Pauses for 21 Seconds When Asked About US

Canadian leader Justin Trudeau was apparently choosing his words carefully Tuesday when asked about the unrest in the US —it took him more than 20 seconds to respond to a reporter's question. You can see for yourself in this Yahoo Finance video . Here is how the question was posed, and...

United Nations Postpones Climate Summit Until 2021

The annual meeting will be pushed back one year to November 2021 due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

Surgical or homemade, masks mark a major shift in…

Before the coronavirus outbreak abruptly disrupted the livelihoods of millions of people, the sight of masks worn in public spaces in the Western world conjured up images of malevolent clowns and terrifying fictional villains

Hong Kong's Leader Accuses US of 'Double Standard'

Hong Kong's leader has defended China's new national security law blocking secession, subversion, terrorism, and foreign interference in the city while accusing the US of a double standard. "For some countries that have had a high-profile response and claimed they will take action, I can only describe them as upholding...

Virus Spike Leads Some South Korean Schools…

The government shut down parts of the Seoul metro area, where nearly half of the country's 52 million people live.

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Sri Lankan cafe owner feeds and shelters stranded…

Tourism has given the Sri Lankan economy an important boost since a bloody decades-long civil war ended in 2009

Australians Want Assange Free on Bail

Julian Assange refused to attend a court hearing Monday in England, even as a group of Australian lawmakers, journalists and human rights advocates pushed for him to be released on bail. A judge in London said an email from the prison where the WikiLeaks founder is being held said that...

China's Parliament Approves Hong Kong National…

The proposed law has sparked another wave of anti-government demonstrations in Hong Kong, resulting in violent clashes between protesters and police.