Tuesday, October 15, 2019

David Eastman: Australian wrongfully jailed for 19 years wins payout

A man who was wrongfully jailed for 19 years over the murder of a senior Australian policeman has received A$7m (£3.7m; $4.8m) in compensation.David...

Iranian oil tanker on fire after explosion off Saudi coast – reports

An explosion has caused a fire on an Iranian tanker near the coast of Saudi Arabia, Iranian media say. The vessel, belonging to Iran's national...

A schoolgirl, a prime minister and an indigenous leader: Meet the Nobel Peace Prize...

(CNN)Greta Thunberg, the 16-year-old climate activist, is widely considered by bookmakers to be the favorite to win the 100th Nobel Peace Prize.If she succeeds, she...

Hong Kong protests: Apple pulls tracking app after China criticism

Apple has pulled an app that tracked the movements of Hong Kong police through crowdsourced data, becoming the latest company this week to bow to Chinese...

Chinese boy dangles four stories above ground after head becomes stuck in window security...

(CNN)A 4-year-old Chinese boy has been rescued after getting his head stuck in security bars, leaving him dangling from a fourth-story window.Dramatic footage of the...

Polish election: Leader targets gay rights as threat to society

"We consider two communities fundamental, the family as one man, one woman and the children," said the leader of Poland's ruling Law and Justice...

4 homeless men were killed in New York City’s Chinatown area, apparently while they...

Four homeless men were killed -- and a fifth seriously injured -- around Manhattan's Chinatown neighborhood when someone struck their heads with metal, apparently...

Hong Kong protesters defy mask ban as city grinds to halt

Masked pro-democracy protesters marched through Hong Kong in defiance of a ban on face coverings as much of the city ground to a halt...

Uber launches app aimed at connecting workers with businesses

INTERNATIONAL - Ride-hailing firm Uber Technologies Inc said it launched an app called Uber Works to connect temporary workers looking to work shifts with businesses...

US to collect DNA of all undocumented migrants

WASHINGTON - The US government plans to collect the DNA of all migrants detained after entering the country illegally, officials said on Wednesday.The Department...
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