World

Congress Sends A Stark Warning To Guatemala Over Corruption

Energy | Michael Bastasch
Guatemala's President Jimmy Morales speaks during a news conference in Bogota, Colombia February 23, 2018. REUTERS/Jaime Saldarriaga - RC154D49B280

‘Not in either of our countries’ interests’

French Court Refuses To Release Oxford Islamic Scholar Accused Of Rape

World | Joshua Gill
Author Tariq Ramadan talks with a journalist after a conference at the Er-Rahma mosque in Nantes, western France, April 25, 2010. Ramadan, a Swiss citizen of Egyptian origin who was born in Switzerland, has written extensively on Western Muslims and on Islam. He is president of the thinktank European Muslim Network in Brussels and teaches at Britain's Oxford University. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe

‘Pounced on me like a wild animal’

Canadians Smoke Twice As Much Weed Today Than 30 Years Ago

Health | David Krayden
A man smokes marijuana

‘Changing … attitudes’

Another Chinese Business Deal Bites The Dust As US Puts Increased Emphasis On National Security

Business | Ryan Pickrell
A U.S. flag is seen during a welcoming ceremony in Beijing, China, November 9, 2017. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

Chinese attempts to acquire US companies are failing left and right

Report: China Making Major Headway In Race To Fully Implement 5G, The Next Biggest Economic Booster

Business | Eric Lieberman
Richard Yu, CEO of the Huawei Consumer Business Group, holding a Huawei Mate 10 Pro cellphone, speaks at the Huawei keynote at CES in Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S. January 9, 2018. REUTERS/Rick Wilking

The U.S. needs to pick up the pace

Big News That Is Getting Drowned Out: Trump Tightens The Noose On North Korea

World | Ryan Pickrell
U.S. President Donald Trump speaks to the media about the school shooting in Parkland, Florida as he heads to the Marine One helicopter to depart the White House on his way to address the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Washington, U.S., February 23, 2018. REUTERS/Jim Bourg

‘Heaviest sanctions ever imposed on a country’

Hang Him In The Street: South Korean Lawmakers Protest North Korea's Newest Olympic Delegate

World | Ryan Pickrell
North Korea's chief delegate Kim Yong-Chol (L) shakes hands with his South Korean counterpart Lee Hong-Kee (R) after the inter-Korean general talks at the south side of the truce village of Panmunjom, in the Demilitarized Zone, December 14, 2007. REUTERS/Jung Yeon-Je/Pool

‘Diabolical war criminal’

Canadian Female Hockey Skater Removes Silver Medal After US Wins Gold

Video | Gabrielle Okun

‘We were going for gold’

Russia Scores Gold In Women's Figure Skating, Leaving USA Ladies Without Medals

World | Gabrielle Okun
Medals Ceremony - Figure Skating - Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics - Women Single Skating free skating - Medals Plaza - Pyeongchang, South Korea - February 23, 2018 - Gold medalist Alina Zagitova, an Olympic Athlete from Russia, silver medalist Evgenia Medvedeva, an Olympic Athlete from Russia, and bronze medalist Kaetlyn Osmond of Canada on the podium. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard

‘I’m the champion’

Scientists Find History's First Artists. Turns Out They Weren't Human

World | Gabrielle Okun
Neanderthal paintings can be seen in a cave in Pasiega, Spain in this photo obtained February 22, 2018. University of Southampton/Handout via REUTERS

‘World’s first artists’

Congress Investigates Al Jazeera As Possible Foreign Agent

US | Joshua Gill
An employee working inside the office of Qatar-based Al-Jazeera network in Jerusalem August 7, 2017. REUTERS/Ammar Awad

‘Propaganda pushed by foreign nations’

ISIS Destroyed Jonah's Tomb But Inadvertently Unearthed More Biblical Evidence

World | Joshua Gill
People gather at the destroyed tomb of the Prophet Jonah (Nabi Younes) in the eastern side of Mosul, Iraq March 9, 2017. REUTERS/Suhaib Salem

‘The palace of Esarhaddon’

North Korean Athletes Put On Poor Show At The Winter Olympics

World | Ryan Pickrell
North Korea's short track speed skaters Choe Un Song and Jong Kwang Bom take part in a training session at the Gangneung Ice Arena in Gangneung, South Korea February 2, 2018. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji

Heading home without any medals

Measles Is Making A Comeback In Italy As Anti-Vaccine Movement Gains Traction

Health | Tim Pearce
A sick girl is measuring the temperature. (Shutterstock/NatUlrich)

Huge outbreak

Immigration Activists Play Race Card In Lawsuit Over Trump's Decision To End TPS

Politics | Will Racke
People protest the possibility that the Trump administration may overturn the Temporary Protected Status for Haitians in front of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services office on May 13, 2017 in Miami, Florida. 50,000 Haitians have been eligible for TPS and now the Trump administration has until May 23 to make a decision on extending TPS for Haitians or allowing it to expire on July 22 which would mean possibly deportation for the current TPS holders. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

‘Discriminatory views’

Sikh Terrorist Convicted Of Attempted Murder Gets Invite To Dine With Trudeau

World | David Krayden
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau addresses a gathering during "India-Canada Business Session," in New Delhi, India, February 22, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

‘Incredibly poor judgment’

Attacker Throws Bomb At US Embassy In Montenegro, Blows Self Up

Defense | Will Racke
A Police officer stands guard as he blocks the area around the US Embassy in Montenegro's capital, Podgorica, on February 22, 2018, following a suicide-bomber attack into the US embassy compound. An unknown attacker blew himself up after throwing a suspected grenade into the US-embassy compound in Podgorica, the Montenegrin government said on February 22, 2018. Authorities in Podgorica have not released any theories as to the motive for the attack in the country, which recently joined NATO despite opposition from some of the population and from where a number of jihadists have traveled to Iraq and Syria. (SAVO PRELEVIC/AFP/Getty Images)

Former Serbian soldier

North Korean Cheerleader Risks Kim Jong Un's Wrath By Clapping For The Americans At The Olympics

Video | Ryan Pickrell

Her compatriot seems to tell her to knock it off

North Korean General Suspected Of Murdering Dozens Of South Koreans To Attend Winter Olympics Closing Ceremony

World | Ryan Pickrell
North Korea's chief delegate Lieutenant General Kim Yong-chol leaves after military talks with South Korea on the south side of the border village of Panmunjom July 26, 2007. Military talks between the two Koreas to ease tensions on the Cold War's last frontier broke down in acrimony on Thursday over a nautical border set more than a half century ago. REUTERS/Ahn Young-joon/Pool

Welcoming a dangerous man with a violent past

China Is On The Warpath To Stop Strippers From Performing At Funerals

World | David Hookstead
Strippers (Credit: Shutterstock)

Incredible

France Introduces Tough Migrant Deportation Bill

World | Will Racke
The French government defended a new immigration bill as "completely balanced" on February 21 despite criticism from rights groups and some ruling party lawmakers that it will lead to thousands of extra deportations. The draft law, which criminalises illegal border crossings and speeds up procedures to deport economic migrants, was presented to the cabinet of President Emmanuel Macron for the first time. AFP/Getty Images

‘It is absolutely necessary’

Russia Is Waging War On Religious Minorities, But Now They're Fighting Back

Video | Joshua Gill

‘Now we are fighting together’

Leaked Docs Reveal ‘Pope For The Poor’s’ Ties To Financial Scandal

World | Joshua Gill
Pope Francis leaves at the end of his Wednesday general audience in Saint Peter's square at the Vatican February 14, 2018. REUTERS/Alberto Lingria

‘He is the Pope, and we listen to him’

Here's What Marion Maréchal-Le Pen Plans To Say At CPAC

US | Joe Simonson
Marion Marechal-Le Pen, French National Front political party deputy, attends a political rally as she campaigns for Marine Le Pen, French National Front (FN) political party leader and candidate for the French 2017 presidential election, in Marseille, France, April 19, 2017. REUTERS/Robert Pratta - UP1ED4J1FQ7JQ

‘Her appetite for ideas has not left her’

How An ISIS Bro Nunchucked His Way From New York To The UK And Then Prison

US | Anders Hagstrom

Whoops

USA Finally Wins A Medal In Women's Cross-Country Skiing

World | Gabrielle Okun
Cross-Country Skiing - Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics - Women's Team Sprint Free Finals - Alpensia Cross-Country Skiing Centre - Pyeongchang, South Korea - February 21, 2018 - Jessica Diggins and Kikkan Randall of the U.S. celebrate. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

‘I was so excited’

Olympic Peace In Korea Apparently Made Possible By McDonald's McFlurries

World | Ryan Pickrell
Ice Hockey - Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics - Women's Classification Match - Switzerland v Korea - Kwandong Hockey Centre, Gangneung, South Korea - February 18, 2018 - Coach Sarah Murray directs the Korea team during the first period. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

‘We had McFlurries together for breakfast’

Scientists Identify A Major Source Of Climate Warming. It's Not CO2

Energy | Michael Bastasch
Global_Warming

‘Warming of the local climate’

North Korea Expected To Go Broke By October As Cash Flow Dries Up

World | Ryan Pickrell
A North Korean soldier kicks a goat on the banks of the Yalu River near the North Korean town of Sinuiju, July 5, 2009. North Korea fired seven ballistic missiles on Saturday, South Korea's defence ministry said, in an act of defiance towards the United States on its Independence Day that further stoked regional tensions. REUTERS/Jacky Chen

Sanctions are believed to be taking a toll

From Propaganda To Folk Music: North Korea Changes Its Tune At The DMZ

World | Ryan Pickrell
A loudspeaker blasting propaganda music is placed inside one of halls of the Kim Jong Suk Pyongyang textile mill during a government organised visit for foreign reporters in Pyongyang, North Korea May 9, 2016. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

South Korea has reportedly turned down its loudspeakers

Officials Correct Trudeau's Bogus $1B Trade Deal Claim

World | David Krayden

‘This was really a win-win morning’

RUSSIA: Our Polar Bears Are Adapting To Global Warming

Energy | Michael Bastasch
A couple of polar bears, Felix (L), a nine-year-old, and Aurora, a six-year-old, walk inside its enclosure at the Royev Ruchey Zoo in Krasnoyarsk, Siberia, Russia, March 29, 2016. Zoo keepers have allowed the bears to live together hoping that they will mate. Both bears were rescued by people in the Arctic Ocean, and were brought to the Krasnoyarsk zoo. A weak orphaned cub, Felix was delivered to the zoo from a scientific polar station on the Wrangel Island in May 2006. Aurora and her sister, Victoria, were found without their mother along a coast of Russia's Taymyr Peninsula in May 2010, according to zoo representatives. REUTERS/Ilya Naymushin

‘Nothing threatens our bears’

North Korean Skater Disqualified And Suspected Of Olympic Foul Play

World | Ryan Pickrell
Short Track Speed Skating Events - Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics - Men's 500 m Competition - Gangneung Ice Arena - Gangneung, South Korea - February 20, 2018. Keita Watanabe of Japan and Thomas Insuk Hong of the U.S in action as Jong Kwang Bom of North Korea falls. REUTERS/John Sibley

Difficult to say whether he accidentally or intentionally tripped up another skater

Haley And Abbas Trade Barbs In Dueling UN Addresses

Politics | Will Racke
U.S. ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley and White House Senior Advisor Jared Kushner, behind her, attend a United Nations Security Council concerning meeting concerning issues in the Middle East, at UN headquarters, February 20, 2018 in New York City. Mahmoud Abbas, the president of the Palestinian National Authority called for an international Middle East peace conference to be convened later this year. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

‘We will not chase after you’

China Wants Extreme Punishment For US Man Who Stole Part Of An Ancient Statue

US | Gabrielle Okun

‘Severely punish’

Trump Is Much Tougher Than Democrats Are Claiming. Here's 5 Times Trump Went Tow Gunner On Russia

Defense | Will Racke
World leaders and senior business figures are gathering in the Vietnamese city of Danang this week for the annual 21-member APEC summit. JORGE SILVA/AFP/Getty Images

Trump’s true record on Russia

Lawyers Criticize Trudeau's Comments After Verdict On Native's Death

World | David Krayden
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks in the Air Force One Pavilion at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley, California U.S. February 9, 2018. REUTERS/Patrick T. Fallon

‘Unprecedented’

Tourists Face Fines If Caught Staring At Amsterdam's Sex Workers In Red Light District

World | Gabrielle Okun
Swans are seen on a canal in the red district of Amsterdam, Netherlands, November 30, 2017. Picture taken November 30, 2017. REUTERS/Yves Herman

‘Respect’

Brands Resort To 'Guerilla Tactics' To Avoid Olympic Sponsorship Fees

Politics | Jack Crowe
PYEONGCHANG-GUN, SOUTH KOREA - FEBRUARY 20: Jasper Good (R) of the United States and Karl-August Tiirmaa of Estonia compete during the Nordic Combined Individual Gundersen 10km Cross-Country on day eleven of the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games at Alpensia Cross-Country Skiing Centre on February 20, 2018 in Pyeongchang-gun, South Korea. (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)

‘More comprehensive and complex than ever’

Mueller Charges Lawyer With Lying About Contacts With Manafort Associate

US | Chuck Ross
Lawyer worked with former Obama general counsel

Even Obscure Spanish Islands Are Fining Silicon Valley For Allegedly Overstepping Boundaries

Business | Eric Lieberman
A judge's gavel over a lot of money, signifying a big monetary penalty.[Shutterstock - AVN Photo Lab]

Europe vs. Silicon Valley, round 11

Ireland's Abortion Campaign Totally Runs Out Of Steam

World | Grace Carr
March For Choice by the Abortion Rights Campaign. (Shutterstock/abd)

‘Unsafe, unregulated and unlawful’

North Korea Hackers Hiding In The Shadows Emerge As New Global Threat

World | Ryan Pickrell
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un gives field guidance at the Sci-Tech Complex, in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) in Pyongyang October 28, 2015. REUTERS/KCNA

‘We expect very aggressive activity in the near future’

REPORT: Paris Climate Signers Worry The Deal Didn't Go Far Enough

Energy | Chris White
Mercury thermometer marking 39 degrees Celsius 100 Fahrenheit in a sunny day. Summer heat shown on mercury thermometer against the blue sky. Sunlight with sun flares. (shutterstock/Belish)

‘It’s not big enough’

Al Gore Cherry-Picks Data To Paint A Favorable Picture Of Paris Accord Progress

Energy | Michael Bastasch
Al Gore chairman of Generation Investment Management gestures during the Web Summit, Europe's biggest tech conference, in Lisbon, Portugal, November 9, 2017. REUTERS/Pedro Nunes

So, whats really going on?

Another Olympic Athlete Suspended For Doping -- Prescription Asthma Medication

Video | Gabrielle Okun

Negligence

Vapers Caught With Nicotine Face A $35,000 In Parts Of Australia

Daily Vaper | Steve Birr

The Daily Vaper

Vaporizer smoke with juice bottles, screwdriver and cotton wick with tools. (Rain Ungert/Shutterstock)

‘A nonsensical regulation’

Russia May Join Saudi Arabia In The World's Biggest Energy Cartel

Energy | Tim Pearce
A flag with the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) logo is seen during a meeting of OPEC and non-OPEC countries in Vienna

‘Potential is huge for cooperation’

Pence Had Planned To Meet With North Korea In Secret At The Olympics

World | Ryan Pickrell
U.S. Vice President Mike Pence, North Korea's nominal head of state Kim Yong Nam, and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's younger sister Kim Yo Jong attend the Winter Olympics opening ceremony in Pyeongchang, South Korea February 9, 2018. Yonhap via REUTERS

They canceled at the last minute

The Result Of 26 Years Of Global Warming Policies -- 'We Have Failed'

Energy | Michael Bastasch
Former U.S. Vice President Al Gore attends Unlocking Financing for Climate Action session during the IMF/World Bank spring meetings in Washington, U.S., April 21, 2017. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas

‘Made most of us a little poorer’