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In the dead of night, floods stole away young and old, survivors in China say
Sun, 24 Jul 2016 16:52:00 GMTAll day Tuesday, Gao Longtao’s phone kept buzzing with alerts from the local government: Heavy rains would be pelting his hometown, Xingtai, about 220 miles southwest of Beijing, the notices said. The rain came in sheets. But even when the electricity ...
Report: Man kills woman with machete in Germany, is arrested
Sun, 24 Jul 2016 14:42:00 GMTBERLIN – German media are reporting that a man with a machete killed a woman and injured two others in the southwestern city of Reutlingen before being arrested by police. Bild and the Sueddeutsche Zeitung newspapers both reported Sunday that the reason ...
Explosion in German city kills one, seriously injures 11 victims, police investigating
Sun, 24 Jul 2016 17:10:00 GMTAn explosion in Germany killed one person and seriously injured 11 others on Sunday. German police said up to a dozen people were affected by the blast at a wine bar in the Bavarian city of Ansbach last Sunday evening. Originally believed to be a gas ...
For 2nd time in 15 years, Tibetan Buddhist academy in China faces demolition order
Sun, 24 Jul 2016 17:09:00 GMTA large Tibetan Buddhist academy tucked in a remote valley of Sichuan province is under threat of large-scale destruction by Chinese authorities for the second time in 15 years, international human rights groups and scholars say. Larung Gar, a picturesque ...
IOC decides against complete ban on Russians from Rio Olympics
Sun, 24 Jul 2016 15:52:00 GMTOlympic leaders stopped short Sunday of imposing a complete ban on Russia from the Rio de Janeiro Games, assigning individual global sports federations the responsibility to decide which athletes should be cleared to compete. The decision, announced after ...
Global Deals May Drop $1.6 Trillion If Brexit Talks Lag
Sun, 24 Jul 2016 16:40:00 GMTGlobal mergers and acquisitions may drop by as much as $1.6 trillion over the next five years unless Britain quickly agrees to leave the European Union under terms that give it continued access to the single market, according to a report released Monday.
Munich Shooter Got Psychiatric Treatment; Planned Shootings
Sun, 24 Jul 2016 17:02:00 GMTGerman investigators say the teenage gunman who killed nine people Friday in the Bavarian state capital of Munich received psychiatric treatment and planned the mass shooting for more than a year. Eighteen year old David Ali Sonboly received inpatient ...
Closed Russian city called 'Graveyard of the Earth'
Sun, 24 Jul 2016 12:36:00 GMT(NEWSER) – On the face of it, the living is good in Ozersk, Russia. The 100,000 people living in the city tucked in the Ural Mountains have always had plenty of food, private apartments, well-regarded schools, and good healthcare — even when the rest ...
Row After Row, Burying a New Ledger of Afghan Hazara Victims
Sun, 24 Jul 2016 17:04:00 GMTKABUL, Afghanistan — One after another, the bodies arrived on the steep hill in western Kabul. For much of Sunday afternoon, an excavator was flattening the dusty area as men with shovels and pickaxes dug graves — four rows of 20 or so, packed so close ...
The Donald Trump Russia Connection: 5 Facts You Should Know About Candidate’s Possible Ties To Putin
Sun, 24 Jul 2016 17:02:00 GMTHillary Clinton campaign manager Robbie Mook on Sunday said that Donald Trump is receiving backing from the government of Russia, headed by political strongman Vladimir Putin — saying that Russian computer hackers were behind the leak of nearly 20,000 ...
Dancing, drugs, extremism — multiple lives of Nice
Sun, 24 Jul 2016 16:26:00 GMTPARIS (AP) — A 31-year-old father of three obsessed with fitness and sex, Mohamed Lahouaiej Bouhlel led multiple lives. His darkest side appears to have been his best-kept secret: a calculated, committed jihadi ready to kill scores of people in a French ...
Turkish Ruling Party, Opposition Party Hold Joint Rally in Show of Unity
Sun, 24 Jul 2016 16:26:00 GMTMembers of Turkey's ruling and main opposition parties are rallying together in support of democracy and to condemn the bloody coup attempt July 15. The rally, held under tight supervision Sunday in Istanbul's iconic Taksim Square, was called for by Turkey ...
May replaces Cameron as Britain's new leader
Sun, 24 Jul 2016 17:12:00 GMTStill, Hardt suggests: "Britain remaining in the European Union should also be an option for the new government - it would be better for Great Britain and the rest of the European Union". This story was first published on CNN.com, "Theresa May becomes new ...
Labour to face breakaway party if Jeremy Corbyn wins
Sun, 24 Jul 2016 17:12:00 GMTMs Eagle however indicated that she may be willing to run in a three-way battle against both Mr Smith and Mr Corbyn, telling a central London event: "I will leave Owen to do this own thing, I'll do my own thing". The expectation is that it will be Angela ...
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