Former French prime minister and wife go on trial…

Former French Prime Minister Francois Fillon is going on trial on fraud charges after he used public funds to richly pay his wife and children for work they allegedly never performed

Schumer is 'guilty' of spending thousands on…

Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer responded to reports on Sunday (February 23) that he has spent more than eight thousand dollars in the past decade on New York-based Junior's Cheesecake.

Greta Thunberg Was 'Slowly Disappearing Into Some…

A new book excerpt reveals how Greta Thunberg struggled with autism and an eating disorder before emerging as the world's leading climate activist, the Guardian reports. Authored by the entire Thunberg family—mom Malena Ernman, opera singer; dad Svante Thunberg, actor; Greta's sister, Beata Ernman; and Greta herself— Our House...

New Policy In Berlin Freezes Rent For The Next 5…

The rule applies to apartments built before 2014.

Throngs line streets to greet Trump at Gandhi's…

Thousands of well-wishers waving U.S. and Indian flags lined the streets of Ahmedabad to welcome President Donald Trump on his maiden trip to India

'Guest is God': Trump arrives to crowds and dance…

U.S. President Donald Trump landed in the western Indian city of Ahmedabad on Monday (February 24) at the start of a visit during which the two sides will aim to reset relations that have been buffeted by a trade spat.

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Harry, Meghan Find Way Around Queen's Decree

Looks like Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have found a little wiggle room. After agreeing to ditch the "Sussex Royal" brand name—apparently at the Queen's request—they had a pal of Meghan's register the website sussexglobalcharities.com, People reports. The Daily Mail reports that said pal, fashion stylist Jessica...

Italy Cancels Venice Carnival To Stop Spread Of…

The annual Venice Carnival will be shutting down early after a surge in coronavirus cases.

New Army training team heads to Africa

The Army, for the first time, will send soldiers from one of its new training brigades to Africa in the coming weeks, expanding the use of the new specialized units as the Pentagon looks at possible troop cuts on the continent

New Orleans officials cancel tandem floats after…

After the reported deaths of two paradegoers at this year's Mardi Gras celebrations in New Orleans, the city said it will suspend tandem floats - multiple floats connected by a hitch and pulled by a single tractor - for the remainder of Mardi Gras.

Harry, Meghan Take a 'Parting Shot'

Ouch! Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have taken an apparent parting shot at the Queen over the "Sussex Royal" brand name, Fox News reports. The quasi-royal couple, who already agreed to ditch the name in compliance with Buckingham Palace, issued a statement with a little edge to it: "While there...

5.7 Magnitude Earthquake Kills At Least 9 People…

The epicenter of the quake was in Iran, but Turkey saw most of the damage.

Mahathir offers resignation in Malaysian…

Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad tendered his resignation to Malaysia's king while his political party quit the ruling alliance in a shocking political upheaval less than two years after his election victory

Amazon criticized for 'Hunters', anti-Semitic…

The Auschwitz Memorial criticized Amazon on Sunday for fictitious depictions of the Holocaust in its Prime series "Hunters" and for selling books of Nazi propaganda.

American-Style School Bus Haunts Prince Andrew

Peek outside Buckingham Palace, and you'll see a yellow school bus—with an ad on the side that's hard to ignore, the Guardian reports. "If you see this man please ask him to call the FBI to answer their questions," reads the ad along with two photos of Prince Andrew....

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China's Coronavirus Battle Is Disrupting The…

China's struggle to contain the coronavirus has had consequences for the global automotive industry.

South Korean cases jump, China counts 150 more…

South Korea's Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has reported 231 more cases of the new virus, mostly in the southwestern city of Daegu and nearby areas, bringing the country's total to 833

Nine dead in Turkey after quake hits rural Iran…

At least nine people were killed in southeastern Turkey on Sunday after an earthquake struck near the border with Iran. Ciara Lee reports

Coronavirus Spikes in S. Korea, Hits Italy and…

Almost 78,000 people around the globe have been hit with COVID-19, better known as the coronavirus , the AP reports, and South Korea is the latest nation to be slammed. Per CNN , more than 430 cases have been reported there as of Saturday, with two deaths so far; more than...

Morales Blocked From Running For A Seat In…

Bolivia's Supreme Electoral Tribunal rejected former President Evo Morales' candidacy Thursday because he's no longer a resident.

Haiti police exchange fire with troops near…

Haitian police officers have exchanged gunfire for hours with soldiers of the newly reconstituted army outside the national palace

G20 finance heads wrap up meeting overshadowed by…

Finance leaders of the world's top 20 economies wrapped up their two-day meeting on Sunday that was dominated by growing concern over the widening fallout from the coronavirus outbreak. Ciara Lee reports

Pompeo: This Deal May End 20 Years of Conflict

A seven-day "reduction in violence" begins Friday in Afghanistan between US troops and the Taliban, a move the BBC notes is meant to lead to a more permanent ceasefire. "After decades of conflict, we have come to an understanding with the Taliban," Secretary of State Mike Pompeo tweeted . "This is...

Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar Resigns

A statement from the government said Varadkar tendered his resignation to the president Thursday evening.

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10,000 mourn victims of racist shooting rampage…

Around 10,000 protesters have marched through the central German town of Hanau to mourn the nine people who were killed by an immigrant-hating gunman last week

Trump says Russia leak meant to hurt Sanders…

President Donald Trump on Sunday called for an investigation into an apparent leak of classified intelligence on Russian interference in the 2020 U.S. presidential campaign, and said it was meant to hurt Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders.

Treasures Abound on Canada's Legendary Wreck

When the flagship of a doomed 1845 expedition to find the Northwest Passage was discovered in Canada's Arctic in 2014, experts could hardly contain their glee at the thought of the artifacts lying in wait. They weren't disappointed. Some 350 items, including a 170-year-old wax seal boasting a fingerprint and...