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05/22/2018 - 18:35

Palestinians urge immediate ICC probe into 'Israeli war crimes'

The Palestinian foreign minister on Tuesday called on the International Criminal Court (ICC) "to open an immediate investigation" into allegations of war crimes and apartheid against the Palestinian people.

Palestinians urge immediate ICC probe into 'Israeli war crimes'

The Palestinian foreign minister on Tuesday called on the International Criminal Court (ICC) "to open an immediate investigation" into allegations of war crimes and apartheid against the Palestinian people.


05/22/2018 - 18:17

Newlyweds Harry and Meghan make first appearance

Newlyweds Prince Harry and Meghan attended their first engagement as a married couple on Tuesday after their spectacular, tradition-defying wedding in Windsor Castle, which was watched around the world.

Newlyweds Harry and Meghan make first appearance

Newlyweds Prince Harry and Meghan attended their first engagement as a married couple on Tuesday after their spectacular, tradition-defying wedding in Windsor Castle, which was watched around the world.


05/22/2018 - 18:15

Trump-Kim summit in play as Moon visits White House

Donald Trump welcomed South Korea's president to the White House Tuesday, a high stakes and potentially testy meeting that could decide whether the US leader's much-vaunted summit with Kim Jong Un goes ahead.

Trump-Kim summit in play as Moon visits White House

Donald Trump welcomed South Korea's president to the White House Tuesday, a high stakes and potentially testy meeting that could decide whether the US leader's much-vaunted summit with Kim Jong Un goes ahead.


05/22/2018 - 18:10

Italy to decide on new PM for eurosceptic government

Italy's president was tasked on Tuesday with deciding whether to approve little-known lawyer Giuseppe Conte as prime minister of a coalition government set up by anti-establishment and far-right groups.

Italy to decide on new PM for eurosceptic government

Italy's president was tasked on Tuesday with deciding whether to approve little-known lawyer Giuseppe Conte as prime minister of a coalition government set up by anti-establishment and far-right groups.


05/22/2018 - 18:00

Iraq court sentences Belgian jihadist to death for IS membership

An Iraqi court on Tuesday sentenced a Belgian jihadist, who threatened Europe in propaganda videos, to death by hanging for membership of the Islamic State group.

Iraq court sentences Belgian jihadist to death for IS membership

An Iraqi court on Tuesday sentenced a Belgian jihadist, who threatened Europe in propaganda videos, to death by hanging for membership of the Islamic State group.


05/22/2018 - 17:45

China to cut auto tariffs on July 1 as trade tensions ease

China announced Tuesday that it would cut tariffs on auto imports from July 1, the latest sign of a thaw in trade frictions with the United States.

China to cut auto tariffs on July 1 as trade tensions ease

China announced Tuesday that it would cut tariffs on auto imports from July 1, the latest sign of a thaw in trade frictions with the United States.


05/22/2018 - 17:40

DJ Avicii's funeral to be 'private': family

Swedish superstar DJ Avicii, who died last month aged 28, is to be buried "privately" with only his closest relatives and friends present, his family said on Tuesday.

DJ Avicii's funeral to be 'private': family

Swedish superstar DJ Avicii, who died last month aged 28, is to be buried "privately" with only his closest relatives and friends present, his family said on Tuesday.


05/22/2018 - 17:32

Kendrick Lamar calls out white fan for rapping 'n-word'

Kendrick Lamar, the US music star and Pulitzer prize winner, halted a recent gig to call out a white fan for rapping the "n-word" from his own lyrics.

Kendrick Lamar calls out white fan for rapping 'n-word'

Kendrick Lamar, the US music star and Pulitzer prize winner, halted a recent gig to call out a white fan for rapping the "n-word" from his own lyrics.


05/22/2018 - 17:22

EU fears offer to US 'not enough' to end trade row

The EU's top trade official warned Tuesday that the bloc's last-ditch bid to persuade US President Donald Trump to back off from stiff tariffs on metals imports from Europe was likely insufficient, as divisions emerged on how to face Washington.

EU fears offer to US 'not enough' to end trade row

The EU's top trade official warned Tuesday that the bloc's last-ditch bid to persuade US President Donald Trump to back off from stiff tariffs on metals imports from Europe was likely insufficient, as divisions emerged on how to face Washington.


05/22/2018 - 15:59

Facebook boss to apologise to European Parliament over data scandal

Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg will say sorry to the European Parliament on Tuesday, pledging that the social media giant has learned hard lessons from a massive breach of users' personal data.

Facebook boss to apologise to European Parliament over data scandal

Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg will say sorry to the European Parliament on Tuesday, pledging that the social media giant has learned hard lessons from a massive breach of users' personal data.


05/22/2018 - 12:11

Rashford pays tribute to Manchester bombing victims

Marcus Rashford has paid tribute to his home city on the first anniversary of the Manchester Arena bombing, which killed 22 people.

Rashford pays tribute to Manchester bombing victims

Marcus Rashford has paid tribute to his home city on the first anniversary of the Manchester Arena bombing, which killed 22 people.


05/22/2018 - 12:10

Italy to decide on new PM for eurosceptic government

Italy's president was tasked on Tuesday with deciding whether to approve little-known lawyer Giuseppe Conte as prime minister of a coalition government set up by anti-establishment and far-right groups.

Italy to decide on new PM for eurosceptic government

Italy's president was tasked on Tuesday with deciding whether to approve little-known lawyer Giuseppe Conte as prime minister of a coalition government set up by anti-establishment and far-right groups.


05/22/2018 - 12:01

Kane named England's World Cup captain

Tottenham striker Harry Kane will be England's captain at the World Cup in Russia, the Football Association announced on Tuesday.

Kane named England's World Cup captain

Tottenham striker Harry Kane will be England's captain at the World Cup in Russia, the Football Association announced on Tuesday.


05/22/2018 - 11:46

EU green-lights talks on Australia, NZ trade deals

The EU officially launched free trade talks with Australia and New Zealand on Tuesday, part of Europe's desire to promote free trade deals against the increasingly protectionist stance of the United States.

EU green-lights talks on Australia, NZ trade deals

The EU officially launched free trade talks with Australia and New Zealand on Tuesday, part of Europe's desire to promote free trade deals against the increasingly protectionist stance of the United States.


05/22/2018 - 11:28

EU fears offer to US not enough to end trade row

The EU's own top trade official warned Tuesday that the bloc's last-ditch bid to persuade US President Donald Trump to back off stiff tariffs on metals imports from Europe fell short of expectations in Washington.

EU fears offer to US not enough to end trade row

The EU's own top trade official warned Tuesday that the bloc's last-ditch bid to persuade US President Donald Trump to back off stiff tariffs on metals imports from Europe fell short of expectations in Washington.


05/22/2018 - 10:57

EU fears offer to US not enough to end trade row

The EU's own top trade official warned Tuesday that the bloc's last-ditch bid to persuade US President Donald Trump to back off stiff tariffs on metals imports from Europe fell short of expectations in Washington.

EU fears offer to US not enough to end trade row

The EU's own top trade official warned Tuesday that the bloc's last-ditch bid to persuade US President Donald Trump to back off stiff tariffs on metals imports from Europe fell short of expectations in Washington.


05/22/2018 - 10:52

China says to cut auto import tariffs on July 1

China will cut tariffs on most imported cars to 15 percent from July 1, the finance ministry said on Tuesday following a thaw in trade tensions with the United States.

China says to cut auto import tariffs on July 1

China will cut tariffs on most imported cars to 15 percent from July 1, the finance ministry said on Tuesday following a thaw in trade tensions with the United States.


05/22/2018 - 10:13

Malaysia's Najib quizzed over scandal, graft fighter reveals threats

Former Malaysian leader Najib Razak was questioned by anti-corruption authorities Tuesday after his shock election loss, as the top graft fighter revealed he faced threats and a bullet in the post when the old regime suppressed a probe into a massive financial scandal.

Malaysia's Najib quizzed over scandal, graft fighter reveals threats

Former Malaysian leader Najib Razak was questioned by anti-corruption authorities Tuesday after his shock election loss, as the top graft fighter revealed he faced threats and a bullet in the post when the old regime suppressed a probe into a massive financial scandal.


05/22/2018 - 10:11

Foreign media head to N. Korea to see nuclear site destruction

Foreign journalists headed to North Korea on Tuesday to watch the promised destruction of its nuclear test site, a move seen as a goodwill gesture before a planned summit with the United States.

Foreign media head to N. Korea to see nuclear site destruction

Foreign journalists headed to North Korea on Tuesday to watch the promised destruction of its nuclear test site, a move seen as a goodwill gesture before a planned summit with the United States.


05/22/2018 - 09:52

Watchdog urges Russia world cup opening boycott over Syria

World leaders should boycott Russian President Vladimir Putin's VIP box at next month's World Cup opening unless he takes steps to protect Syrian civilians, Human Rights Watch said Tuesday.

Watchdog urges Russia world cup opening boycott over Syria

World leaders should boycott Russian President Vladimir Putin's VIP box at next month's World Cup opening unless he takes steps to protect Syrian civilians, Human Rights Watch said Tuesday.


05/22/2018 - 09:11

Sony buys EMI Music Publishing in $1.9bn deal

Japanese entertainment giant Sony on Tuesday unveiled a $1.9-billion deal to buy industry titan EMI Music Publishing, which has the rights to songs by the likes of Queen and Pharrell Williams.

Sony buys EMI Music Publishing in $1.9bn deal

Japanese entertainment giant Sony on Tuesday unveiled a $1.9-billion deal to buy industry titan EMI Music Publishing, which has the rights to songs by the likes of Queen and Pharrell Williams.


05/22/2018 - 07:22

Trump-Kim summit in play as Moon visits White House

Donald Trump holds a high-stakes meeting with South Korea's president at the White House Tuesday, talks that could decide whether the US president's much-vaunted summit with the North's leader Kim Jong Un goes ahead.

Trump-Kim summit in play as Moon visits White House

Donald Trump holds a high-stakes meeting with South Korea's president at the White House Tuesday, talks that could decide whether the US president's much-vaunted summit with the North's leader Kim Jong Un goes ahead.


05/22/2018 - 07:14

LeBron scores 44 to lead Cavs over Boston, level series

LeBron James scored 44 points, adding more records to his amazing NBA legacy, and powered the Cleveland Cavaliers over Boston 111-102 Monday, equalizing their Eastern Conference final at two wins each.

LeBron scores 44 to lead Cavs over Boston, level series

LeBron James scored 44 points, adding more records to his amazing NBA legacy, and powered the Cleveland Cavaliers over Boston 111-102 Monday, equalizing their Eastern Conference final at two wins each.


05/22/2018 - 06:25

Protest greets fourth year of Thai junta rule

Thai police blocked anti-junta protesters from marching to Government House on Tuesday to mark four years of military rule, one of the largest acts of dissent since the army grabbed power.

Protest greets fourth year of Thai junta rule

Thai police blocked anti-junta protesters from marching to Government House on Tuesday to mark four years of military rule, one of the largest acts of dissent since the army grabbed power.


05/22/2018 - 06:17

India flexes IPL muscle in hunt for more TV riches

The head of the multi-billion dollar Indian Premier League says the glitzy tournament is taking aim at football and basketball's heartlands as India strengthens its role as world cricket's financial powerhouse.

India flexes IPL muscle in hunt for more TV riches

The head of the multi-billion dollar Indian Premier League says the glitzy tournament is taking aim at football and basketball's heartlands as India strengthens its role as world cricket's financial powerhouse.


05/22/2018 - 05:58

Australian archbishop guilty of concealing child sex abuse

An Australian archbishop was Tuesday found guilty of covering up child sex abuse in the 1970s -- one of the highest-ranked church officials globally to be successfully prosecuted for such offences.

Australian archbishop guilty of concealing child sex abuse

An Australian archbishop was Tuesday found guilty of covering up child sex abuse in the 1970s -- one of the highest-ranked church officials globally to be successfully prosecuted for such offences.


05/22/2018 - 05:42

Italy's president to hold consultations after populists name pick for PM

Italy's president will Tuesday hold consultations after anti-establishment and far-right party leaders proposed little-known lawyer Giuseppe Conte as prime minister of a nascent populist coalition government.

Italy's president to hold consultations after populists name pick for PM

Italy's president will Tuesday hold consultations after anti-establishment and far-right party leaders proposed little-known lawyer Giuseppe Conte as prime minister of a nascent populist coalition government.

05/22/2018 - 18:37

Surfing in the ocean at Tokyo Olympics: ISA president

Surfing at the 2020 Olympic Games will take place in the ocean and not in an artificial wave pool, according to the International Surfing Association (ISA).

Surfing in the ocean at Tokyo Olympics: ISA president

Surfing at the 2020 Olympic Games will take place in the ocean and not in an artificial wave pool, according to the International Surfing Association (ISA).


05/22/2018 - 18:33

Pakistan's Amir '100 percent ready' to face England says Arthur

Pakistan spearhead Mohammad Amir is "100 percent ready" for the first Test against England at Lord's starting Thursday despite a knee injury, according to team coach Mickey Arthur.

Pakistan's Amir '100 percent ready' to face England says Arthur

Pakistan spearhead Mohammad Amir is "100 percent ready" for the first Test against England at Lord's starting Thursday despite a knee injury, according to team coach Mickey Arthur.


05/22/2018 - 18:10

Brighton sign Nigeria defender Balogun

Brighton have signed Nigeria defender Leon Balogun on a free transfer after his exit from Bundesliga side FSV Mainz.

Brighton sign Nigeria defender Balogun

Brighton have signed Nigeria defender Leon Balogun on a free transfer after his exit from Bundesliga side FSV Mainz.


05/22/2018 - 18:03

Dennis wins Giro's 16th stage time-trial, Yates holds lead

Australia's Rohan Dennis won the 16th stage of the Giro d'Italia, a 34.2km individual time-trial between Trento and Rovereto in northern Italy on Tuesday.

Dennis wins Giro's 16th stage time-trial, Yates holds lead

Australia's Rohan Dennis won the 16th stage of the Giro d'Italia, a 34.2km individual time-trial between Trento and Rovereto in northern Italy on Tuesday.


05/22/2018 - 17:38

Arsenal fined over Leicester ref rage

Arsenal were fined £20,000 ($26,000) by the Football Association on Tuesday for their players' protests during a 3-1 defeat at Leicester.

Arsenal fined over Leicester ref rage

Arsenal were fined £20,000 ($26,000) by the Football Association on Tuesday for their players' protests during a 3-1 defeat at Leicester.


05/22/2018 - 17:31

Ligue 1 chasers Ajaccio to play Toulouse in empty stadium

French football authorities have ordered second division Ajaccio to face Ligue 1 playoff rivals Toulouse in an empty stadium following ugly scenes over the weekend when fans of the Corsican club attacked the team bus of visiting Le Havre.

Ligue 1 chasers Ajaccio to play Toulouse in empty stadium

French football authorities have ordered second division Ajaccio to face Ligue 1 playoff rivals Toulouse in an empty stadium following ugly scenes over the weekend when fans of the Corsican club attacked the team bus of visiting Le Havre.


05/22/2018 - 17:27

Kroos wary of Klopp's Liverpool after Bayern misery against Dortmund

Toni Kroos has warned his Real Madrid team-mates they are in for a rough ride against Jurgen Klopp's Liverpool in the Champions League final on Saturday.

Kroos wary of Klopp's Liverpool after Bayern misery against Dortmund

Toni Kroos has warned his Real Madrid team-mates they are in for a rough ride against Jurgen Klopp's Liverpool in the Champions League final on Saturday.


05/22/2018 - 17:20

Goolagong Cawley to be handed top tennis award

Evonne Goolagong Cawley will receive the International Tennis Federation's highest accolade, the Philippe Chatrier Award, for her contributions to the sport, the ITF announced on Tuesday.

Goolagong Cawley to be handed top tennis award

Evonne Goolagong Cawley will receive the International Tennis Federation's highest accolade, the Philippe Chatrier Award, for her contributions to the sport, the ITF announced on Tuesday.


05/22/2018 - 16:41

Napoli skipper Hamsik considering China move: father

Napoli captain Marek Hamsik could be set for a move away from Italy with three Chinese clubs interested in signing the Slovak international, his father said on Tuesday.

Napoli skipper Hamsik considering China move: father

Napoli captain Marek Hamsik could be set for a move away from Italy with three Chinese clubs interested in signing the Slovak international, his father said on Tuesday.


05/22/2018 - 15:53

Bjorn names Westwood, Harrington among vice-captains

Europe captain Thomas Bjorn named Lee Westwood, Padraig Harrington, Graeme McDowell and Luke Donald as vice-captains for this year's Ryder Cup against the United States on Tuesday.

Bjorn names Westwood, Harrington among vice-captains

Europe captain Thomas Bjorn named Lee Westwood, Padraig Harrington, Graeme McDowell and Luke Donald as vice-captains for this year's Ryder Cup against the United States on Tuesday.


05/22/2018 - 14:09

Spain coach Lopetegui extends contract to 2020

Spain coach Julen Lopetegui has extended his contract until 2020 in a pre-World Cup boost for one of the tournament favourites.

Spain coach Lopetegui extends contract to 2020

Spain coach Julen Lopetegui has extended his contract until 2020 in a pre-World Cup boost for one of the tournament favourites.


05/22/2018 - 13:27

Piutau, Aki ruled out of Barbarians clash with England

Former All Black Charles Piutau and Ireland's Bundee Aki have been ruled out of the Barbarians' clash against England at Twickenham on Sunday.

Piutau, Aki ruled out of Barbarians clash with England

Former All Black Charles Piutau and Ireland's Bundee Aki have been ruled out of the Barbarians' clash against England at Twickenham on Sunday.


05/22/2018 - 13:24

Wasps flanker Willis faces long injury layoff

Uncapped Wasps flanker Jack Willis will miss England's South Africa tour after suffering a serious knee injury that could sideline him for up to a year, the club announced on Tuesday.

Wasps flanker Willis faces long injury layoff

Uncapped Wasps flanker Jack Willis will miss England's South Africa tour after suffering a serious knee injury that could sideline him for up to a year, the club announced on Tuesday.


05/22/2018 - 13:18

"It's their turn" - McDermott urges Liverpool to draw on spirit of '81

When Liverpool last beat Real Madrid to win the European Cup, Terry McDermott was the tournament's top scorer and neither Cristiano Ronaldo nor Mohamed Salah were even born.

When Liverpool last beat Real Madrid to win the European Cup, Terry McDermott was the tournament's top scorer and neither Cristiano Ronaldo nor Mohamed Salah were even born.


05/22/2018 - 12:55

Pellegrini targets attacking revolution at West Ham

Manuel Pellegrini has promised to unleash an attacking revolution at West Ham after the Chilean was named as the Premier League club's new manager on Tuesday.

Pellegrini targets attacking revolution at West Ham

Manuel Pellegrini has promised to unleash an attacking revolution at West Ham after the Chilean was named as the Premier League club's new manager on Tuesday.


05/22/2018 - 12:45

'Lucky' Mane trains sights on Real Madrid

Sadio Mane says he is a "lucky boy" to play alongside Mohamed Salah and Roberto Firmino in Liverpool's devastating forward line as he bids to sink Real Madrid in the Champions League final.

'Lucky' Mane trains sights on Real Madrid

Sadio Mane says he is a "lucky boy" to play alongside Mohamed Salah and Roberto Firmino in Liverpool's devastating forward line as he bids to sink Real Madrid in the Champions League final.


05/22/2018 - 12:36

On a winger and a prayer: the miraculous rise of Mountain Top FC

One of Nigeria's biggest evangelical churches was on to a winner when it set up a football club -- backed by millions of dollars and the power of prayer.

On a winger and a prayer: the miraculous rise of Mountain Top FC

One of Nigeria's biggest evangelical churches was on to a winner when it set up a football club -- backed by millions of dollars and the power of prayer.


05/22/2018 - 12:29

Zidane - Real as desperate as ever to win the Champions League

Zinedine Zidane has told Liverpool his Real Madrid team are hungrier than ever to win the Champions League, despite clinching the title in three of the last four years.

Zidane - Real as desperate as ever to win the Champions League

Zinedine Zidane has told Liverpool his Real Madrid team are hungrier than ever to win the Champions League, despite clinching the title in three of the last four years.


05/22/2018 - 12:25

Bale can make difference in Champions League final: Giggs

Wales manager Ryan Giggs has warned Liverpool that Real Madrid forward Gareth Bale can make the difference in the Champions League final.

Bale can make difference in Champions League final: Giggs

Wales manager Ryan Giggs has warned Liverpool that Real Madrid forward Gareth Bale can make the difference in the Champions League final.


05/22/2018 - 12:19

Borussia Dortmund names Lucien Favre as new head coach

Bundesliga giants Borussia Dortmund on Tuesday named Lucien Favre as their new head coach, poaching the 60-year-old Swiss from French Ligue 1 club Nice with a two-year contract.

Borussia Dortmund names Lucien Favre as new head coach

Bundesliga giants Borussia Dortmund on Tuesday named Lucien Favre as their new head coach, poaching the 60-year-old Swiss from French Ligue 1 club Nice with a two-year contract.


05/22/2018 - 12:11

Rashford pays tribute to Manchester bombing victims

Marcus Rashford has paid tribute to his home city on the first anniversary of the Manchester Arena bombing, which killed 22 people.

Rashford pays tribute to Manchester bombing victims

Marcus Rashford has paid tribute to his home city on the first anniversary of the Manchester Arena bombing, which killed 22 people.


05/22/2018 - 12:01

Kane named England's World Cup captain

Tottenham striker Harry Kane will be England's captain at the World Cup in Russia, the Football Association announced on Tuesday.

Kane named England's World Cup captain

Tottenham striker Harry Kane will be England's captain at the World Cup in Russia, the Football Association announced on Tuesday.


05/22/2018 - 11:39

Scotland's Barclay faces long layoff after surgery

Scotland captain John Barclay could be a doubt for the autumn Tests after the Scarlets confirmed on Tuesday he had undergone surgery on a ruptured Achilles tendon.

Scotland's Barclay faces long layoff after surgery

Scotland captain John Barclay could be a doubt for the autumn Tests after the Scarlets confirmed on Tuesday he had undergone surgery on a ruptured Achilles tendon.


05/22/2018 - 11:37

Reina, Cannavaro face Italian FA grilling over alleged mafia links

Footballers Pepe Reina, Paolo Cannavaro and Salvatore Aronica have been ordered to appear before a Italian Football Federation (FIGC) panel over their alleged association with people linked to the mafia, according to reports in Italy on Tuesday.

Reina, Cannavaro face Italian FA grilling over alleged mafia links

Footballers Pepe Reina, Paolo Cannavaro and Salvatore Aronica have been ordered to appear before a Italian Football Federation (FIGC) panel over their alleged association with people linked to the mafia, according to reports in Italy on Tuesday.


05/22/2018 - 10:31

Japanese American footballer sorry after late tackle goes viral

A Japanese university player of American football, who injured an opponent with a dangerous late tackle that has become front-page news, apologised in a televised press conference Tuesday but said his coaches ordered the hit.

Japanese American footballer sorry after  late tackle goes viral

A Japanese university player of American football, who injured an opponent with a dangerous late tackle that has become front-page news, apologised in a televised press conference Tuesday but said his coaches ordered the hit.


05/22/2018 - 09:52

Watchdog urges Russia world cup opening boycott over Syria

World leaders should boycott Russian President Vladimir Putin's VIP box at next month's World Cup opening unless he takes steps to protect Syrian civilians, Human Rights Watch said Tuesday.

Watchdog urges Russia world cup opening boycott over Syria

World leaders should boycott Russian President Vladimir Putin's VIP box at next month's World Cup opening unless he takes steps to protect Syrian civilians, Human Rights Watch said Tuesday.


05/22/2018 - 07:14

LeBron scores 44 to lead Cavs over Boston, level series

LeBron James scored 44 points, adding more records to his amazing NBA legacy, and powered the Cleveland Cavaliers over Boston 111-102 Monday, equalizing their Eastern Conference final at two wins each.

LeBron scores 44 to lead Cavs over Boston, level series

LeBron James scored 44 points, adding more records to his amazing NBA legacy, and powered the Cleveland Cavaliers over Boston 111-102 Monday, equalizing their Eastern Conference final at two wins each.

05/22/2018 - 18:28

Dutch parody of Eurovision song stirs Israeli protest

Feathers are flying in the free speech-friendly Netherlands after Israel's embassy Tuesday complained about a Dutch parody of Netta Barzilai's winning Eurovision song, calling the home-grown version "in bad taste" and "disgraceful".

Dutch parody of Eurovision song stirs Israeli protest

Feathers are flying in the free speech-friendly Netherlands after Israel's embassy Tuesday complained about a Dutch parody of Netta Barzilai's winning Eurovision song, calling the home-grown version "in bad taste" and "disgraceful".


05/22/2018 - 18:17

Newlyweds Harry and Meghan make first appearance

Newlyweds Prince Harry and Meghan attended their first engagement as a married couple on Tuesday after their spectacular, tradition-defying wedding in Windsor Castle, which was watched around the world.

Newlyweds Harry and Meghan make first appearance

Newlyweds Prince Harry and Meghan attended their first engagement as a married couple on Tuesday after their spectacular, tradition-defying wedding in Windsor Castle, which was watched around the world.


05/22/2018 - 17:40

DJ Avicii's funeral to be 'private': family

Swedish superstar DJ Avicii, who died last month aged 28, is to be buried "privately" with only his closest relatives and friends present, his family said on Tuesday.

DJ Avicii's funeral to be 'private': family

Swedish superstar DJ Avicii, who died last month aged 28, is to be buried "privately" with only his closest relatives and friends present, his family said on Tuesday.


05/22/2018 - 17:32

Kendrick Lamar calls out white fan for rapping 'n-word'

Kendrick Lamar, the US music star and Pulitzer prize winner, halted a recent gig to call out a white fan for rapping the "n-word" from his own lyrics.

Kendrick Lamar calls out white fan for rapping 'n-word'

Kendrick Lamar, the US music star and Pulitzer prize winner, halted a recent gig to call out a white fan for rapping the "n-word" from his own lyrics.


05/22/2018 - 16:11

Kazakhstan hopes actress's Cannes win will inspire local talent

After Kazakhstan's Samal Yeslyamova scooped a surprise award for best actress at the Cannes film festival, many of her compatriots found themselves typing her name into search engines.

Kazakhstan hopes actress's Cannes win will inspire local talent

After Kazakhstan's Samal Yeslyamova scooped a surprise award for best actress at the Cannes film festival, many of her compatriots found themselves typing her name into search engines.


05/22/2018 - 15:00

Russia's 'circus for delinquents' comes of age

The big tent in a Saint Petersburg park is not just a circus but a space for disabled and disadvantaged children, often shunned by Russian society, to express themselves.

Russia's 'circus for delinquents' comes of age

The big tent in a Saint Petersburg park is not just a circus but a space for disabled and disadvantaged children, often shunned by Russian society, to express themselves.


05/22/2018 - 14:00

Arctic coastal powers back 'peaceful' dialogue over disputes

The five nations bordering the Arctic Ocean on Tuesday reaffirmed their commitment made in Greenland a decade ago to "peacefully" settle their differences over the resource-rich region threatened by climate change.

Arctic coastal powers back 'peaceful' dialogue over disputes

The five nations bordering the Arctic Ocean on Tuesday reaffirmed their commitment made in Greenland a decade ago to "peacefully" settle their differences over the resource-rich region threatened by climate change.


05/22/2018 - 02:09

First violins imitated human voices: study

Music historians have long suspected that the inventors of the violin wanted to imitate the human voice, and a study out Monday shows how 16th to 18th century luthiers in Italy did it.

First violins imitated human voices: study

Music historians have long suspected that the inventors of the violin wanted to imitate the human voice, and a study out Monday shows how 16th to 18th century luthiers in Italy did it.


05/21/2018 - 23:34

Han Solo's 'Return of the Jedi' blaster up for auction

In the wildly popular "Star Wars" films, Han Solo once told a lightsaber-wielding Luke Skywalker: "Hokey religions and ancient weapons are no match for a good blaster at your side, kid."

Han Solo's 'Return of the Jedi' blaster up for auction

In the wildly popular "Star Wars" films, Han Solo once told a lightsaber-wielding Luke Skywalker: "Hokey religions and ancient weapons are no match for a good blaster at your side, kid."


05/21/2018 - 23:21

'Deadpool 2' topples 'Avengers: Infinity War' at box office

Another weekend, another $100-million-plus superhero opening: This time it was 20th Century Fox's "Deadpool 2," with a $125.5 million take in North American theaters and a huge debut overseas, box office tracker Exhibitor Relations said Monday.

'Deadpool 2' topples 'Avengers: Infinity War' at box office

Another weekend, another $100-million-plus superhero opening: This time it was 20th Century Fox's "Deadpool 2," with a $125.5 million take in North American theaters and a huge debut overseas, box office tracker Exhibitor Relations said Monday.


05/21/2018 - 23:12

Top chef Batali under police probe as #MeToo spotlight returns

Allegations of sexual assault against US celebrity chef Mario Batali spotlight once again an industry known for its macho work environment as the #MeToo era claims yet another high-profile American scalp.

Top chef Batali under police probe as #MeToo spotlight returns

Allegations of sexual assault against US celebrity chef Mario Batali spotlight once again an industry known for its macho work environment as the #MeToo era claims yet another high-profile American scalp.


05/21/2018 - 21:46

Spurs disbanding cheer squad for 'family friendly' act

The San Antonio Spurs have become the first team in the NBA to disband their all-female dance group, announcing plans to replace the squad with a "family-friendly" co-ed act, the franchise has confirmed.

Spurs disbanding cheer squad for 'family friendly' act

The San Antonio Spurs have become the first team in the NBA to disband their all-female dance group, announcing plans to replace the squad with a "family-friendly" co-ed act, the franchise has confirmed.


05/21/2018 - 19:18

Barack and Michelle Obama sign Netflix production deal

Barack and Michelle Obama have entered into a multi-year agreement to produce films and series with Netflix, the world's leading internet entertainment service announced on Monday.

Barack and Michelle Obama sign Netflix production deal

Barack and Michelle Obama have entered into a multi-year agreement to produce films and series with Netflix, the world's leading internet entertainment service announced on Monday.


05/21/2018 - 19:06

Packers legend Favre reveals addiction, rehab torment

Former Green Bay Packers quarterback Brett Favre spent three stints in rehab during his career to battle addictions to alcohol and prescription pills, the NFL icon told Sports Illustrated in an interview on Monday.

Packers legend Favre reveals addiction, rehab torment

Former Green Bay Packers quarterback Brett Favre spent three stints in rehab during his career to battle addictions to alcohol and prescription pills, the NFL icon told Sports Illustrated in an interview on Monday.


05/21/2018 - 17:23

Harry and Meghan thank royal wedding guests

Newlyweds Prince Harry and Meghan thanked everyone who took part in the celebrations of their wedding on Saturday, as their Kensington Palace residence published three official wedding photographs.

Harry and Meghan thank royal wedding guests

Newlyweds Prince Harry and Meghan thanked everyone who took part in the celebrations of their wedding on Saturday, as their Kensington Palace residence published three official wedding photographs.


05/21/2018 - 16:45

Batali divests as NY police confirm sex assault investigation

Celebrity chef Mario Batali's restaurant group announced Monday it was ending its partnership with him following new sexual assault allegations -- as police in New York confirmed an investigation was underway.

Batali divests as NY police confirm sex assault investigation

Celebrity chef Mario Batali's restaurant group announced Monday it was ending its partnership with him following new sexual assault allegations -- as police in New York confirmed an investigation was underway.


05/21/2018 - 14:50

Star Zambian musician freed on bail ahead of trial

A Zambian court on Monday released on bail a popular protest musician, who was arrested last week when he returned home having fled the country fearing for his life.

Star Zambian musician freed on bail ahead of trial

A Zambian court on Monday released on bail a popular protest musician, who was arrested last week when he returned home having fled the country fearing for his life.


05/21/2018 - 12:14

Now 57, romcom star Hugh Grant finally getting married

Veteran bachelor Hugh Grant, star of a string of romantic comedies including "Four Weddings and a Funeral", is finally getting married for the first time to his Swedish girlfriend.

Now 57, romcom star Hugh Grant finally getting married

Veteran bachelor Hugh Grant, star of a string of romantic comedies including "Four Weddings and a Funeral", is finally getting married for the first time to his Swedish girlfriend.


05/21/2018 - 11:36

Facebook's Zuckerberg agrees to live-stream EU parliament hearing

Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg has agreed to live-stream his meeting with European Parliament members as he answers questions in the wake of the Cambridge Analytica scandal, a top official said Monday.

Facebook's Zuckerberg agrees to live-stream EU parliament hearing

Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg has agreed to live-stream his meeting with European Parliament members as he answers questions in the wake of the Cambridge Analytica scandal, a top official said Monday.


05/21/2018 - 10:12

Graft-busting journalist returns to new Malaysia

Clare Rewcastle Brown was harassed and vilified for years for waging a quixotic campaign to expose Malaysian corruption that helped topple the country's long-ruling regime.

Graft-busting journalist returns to new Malaysia

Clare Rewcastle Brown was harassed and vilified for years for waging a quixotic campaign to expose Malaysian corruption that helped topple the country's long-ruling regime.


05/21/2018 - 05:52

Monet sister paintings reunited in US for first time

For the first time since they were painted more than a century ago, two oil paintings of Claude Monet's garden in Vetheuil have been reunited, in Washington.

Monet sister paintings reunited in US for first time

For the first time since they were painted more than a century ago, two oil paintings of Claude Monet's garden in Vetheuil have been reunited, in Washington.


05/21/2018 - 01:06

Celebrity chef Mario Batali accused of sexual assault: report

Already accused of sexual harassment and groping, US celebrity chef Mario Batali now faces allegations that he sexually assaulted impaired women at a New York restaurant, CBS television's "60 Minutes" reported Sunday.

Celebrity chef Mario Batali accused of sexual assault: report

Already accused of sexual harassment and groping, US celebrity chef Mario Batali now faces allegations that he sexually assaulted impaired women at a New York restaurant, CBS television's "60 Minutes" reported Sunday.


05/21/2018 - 00:38

Over 29 million watched royal wedding in US: monitor

More than 29 million people watched on television in the United States as Britain's Prince Harry married American actress Megan Markle, according to Nielsen ratings released Sunday.

Over 29 million watched royal wedding in US: monitor

More than 29 million people watched on television in the United States as Britain's Prince Harry married American actress Megan Markle, according to Nielsen ratings released Sunday.


05/20/2018 - 19:39

'Deadpool' sequel surges to box office lead

Another weekend, another $100-million-plus superhero opening: This time it was 20th Century Fox's "Deadpool 2," with an estimated $125 million take in North American theaters and a huge debut overseas, box office tracker Exhibitor Relations said Sunday.

'Deadpool' sequel surges to box office lead

Another weekend, another $100-million-plus superhero opening: This time it was 20th Century Fox's "Deadpool 2," with an estimated $125 million take in North American theaters and a huge debut overseas, box office tracker Exhibitor Relations said Sunday.


05/20/2018 - 17:17

Harry and Meghan go straight to work after lavish wedding

Prince Harry and his new wife Meghan began married life on Sunday after their spectacular, rule-breaking wedding, but will be delaying a honeymoon as they turn immediately to royal duties.

Harry and Meghan go straight to work after lavish wedding

Prince Harry and his new wife Meghan began married life on Sunday after their spectacular, rule-breaking wedding, but will be delaying a honeymoon as they turn immediately to royal duties.


05/20/2018 - 12:12

Harry and Meghan go straight to work after lavish wedding

Prince Harry and his new wife Meghan began married life on Sunday after their spectacular, rule-breaking wedding, but will be delaying a honeymoon as they turn immediately to royal duties.

Harry and Meghan go straight to work after lavish wedding

Prince Harry and his new wife Meghan began married life on Sunday after their spectacular, rule-breaking wedding, but will be delaying a honeymoon as they turn immediately to royal duties.


05/20/2018 - 11:35

Harry and Meghan go straight to work after lavish wedding

Prince Harry and his new wife Meghan began married life on Sunday after their spectacular, rule-breaking wedding, but will be delaying a honeymoon as they turn immediately to royal duties.

Prince Harry and his new wife Meghan began married life on Sunday after their spectacular, rule-breaking wedding, but will be delaying a honeymoon as they turn immediately to royal duties.

05/22/2018 - 18:01

Indian police kill 12 in protest over copper plant

Indian police on Tuesday killed 12 demonstrators after opening fire on thousands of people demanding the closure of a copper factory due to pollution concerns, a police officer said.

Indian police kill 12 in protest over copper plant

Indian police on Tuesday killed 12 demonstrators after opening fire on thousands of people demanding the closure of a copper factory due to pollution concerns, a police officer said.


05/22/2018 - 17:05

Tech 'Nobel' awarded to Finnish physicist for small smart devices

Finnish materials physicist Tuomo Suntola, who developed a groundbreaking technology to reduce the size of complex devices, on Tuesday won Finland's take on the Nobel science prizes.

Tech 'Nobel' awarded to Finnish physicist for small smart devices

Finnish materials physicist Tuomo Suntola, who developed a groundbreaking technology to reduce the size of complex devices, on Tuesday won Finland's take on the Nobel science prizes.


05/22/2018 - 16:49

How a pair of satellites will 'weigh' water on Earth

The reason we know today just how much ice is melting in Greenland and Antarctica is because of a pair of satellites, launched in 2002 by NASA and the German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ). Now, they are set to be replaced by a more modern duo.

How a pair of satellites will 'weigh' water on Earth

The reason we know today just how much ice is melting in Greenland and Antarctica is because of a pair of satellites, launched in 2002 by NASA and the German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ). Now, they are set to be replaced by a more modern duo.


05/22/2018 - 16:26

Copenhagen best, Rome worst for clean, safe roads: study

Bike-friendly capitals Copenhagen, Amsterdam and Oslo have Europe's cleanest and safest transport systems while heavily congested Rome has the worst, a Greenpeace study found Tuesday.

Copenhagen best, Rome worst for clean, safe roads: study

Bike-friendly capitals Copenhagen, Amsterdam and Oslo have Europe's cleanest and safest transport systems while heavily congested Rome has the worst, a Greenpeace study found Tuesday.


05/22/2018 - 14:00

Arctic coastal powers back 'peaceful' dialogue over disputes

The five nations bordering the Arctic Ocean on Tuesday reaffirmed their commitment made in Greenland a decade ago to "peacefully" settle their differences over the resource-rich region threatened by climate change.

Arctic coastal powers back 'peaceful' dialogue over disputes

The five nations bordering the Arctic Ocean on Tuesday reaffirmed their commitment made in Greenland a decade ago to "peacefully" settle their differences over the resource-rich region threatened by climate change.


05/22/2018 - 12:56

Nipah virus death toll in India jumps to 10

The death toll from an outbreak of the rare Nipah virus in southern India jumped to 10 Tuesday with more than 90 people quarantined to try to stem the spread of the disease, officials said.

Nipah virus death toll in India jumps to 10

The death toll from an outbreak of the rare Nipah virus in southern India jumped to 10 Tuesday with more than 90 people quarantined to try to stem the spread of the disease, officials said.


05/22/2018 - 12:55

Dozens feared killed in Karachi heatwave: charity

Dozens of people are feared to have died in a heatwave gripping Pakistan's largest city Karachi this week, a charity in the sprawling metropolis said Tuesday, as temperatures hit 42 degrees Celsius (108 degrees Fahrenheit).

Dozens feared killed in Karachi heatwave: charity

Dozens of people are feared to have died in a heatwave gripping Pakistan's largest city Karachi this week, a charity in the sprawling metropolis said Tuesday, as temperatures hit 42 degrees Celsius (108 degrees Fahrenheit).


05/22/2018 - 11:35

Conservationists fight to save animals as mass extinction looms

Animal and plant species are vanishing at an accelerating pace around the world -- sometimes even before we know that they exist -- but conservationists are pushing back against the juggernaut of mass extinction.

Conservationists fight to save animals as mass extinction looms

Animal and plant species are vanishing at an accelerating pace around the world -- sometimes even before we know that they exist -- but conservationists are pushing back against the juggernaut of mass extinction.


05/22/2018 - 02:01

Twin sportscar-sized satellites to chase water changes on Earth

A pair of identical, sportscar-sized satellites are poised to zoom around the Earth and track changes in water and ice, offering new insights into global warming and sea level rise, NASA said Monday.

Twin sportscar-sized satellites to chase water changes on Earth

A pair of identical, sportscar-sized satellites are poised to zoom around the Earth and track changes in water and ice, offering new insights into global warming and sea level rise, NASA said Monday.


05/21/2018 - 22:01

Probe into rare cougar attack in US that left one dead

Wildlife officials in the US state of Washington on Monday were probing what prompted a cougar to attack two cyclists over the weekend, leaving one dead and the other seriously injured.

Probe into rare cougar attack in US that left one dead

Wildlife officials in the US state of Washington on Monday were probing what prompted a cougar to attack two cyclists over the weekend, leaving one dead and the other seriously injured.


05/21/2018 - 17:20

Giant Chinese salamander speeding toward extinction: study

The world's largest amphibians, giant Chinese salamanders, were once thought to be widespread but now face imminent extinction due to illegal poaching and hunting as a luxury food, researchers said Monday.

Giant Chinese salamander speeding toward extinction: study

The world's largest amphibians, giant Chinese salamanders, were once thought to be widespread but now face imminent extinction due to illegal poaching and hunting as a luxury food, researchers said Monday.


05/21/2018 - 17:13

Dealerships trash talk electric cars: study

Car dealerships in Nordic countries actively discourage consumers from buying electric vehicles, researchers who conducted an undercover investigation said Monday.

Dealerships trash talk electric cars: study

Car dealerships in Nordic countries actively discourage consumers from buying electric vehicles, researchers who conducted an undercover investigation said Monday.


05/21/2018 - 16:25

In breakthrough, surgeon builds windpipes from arteries

Where others failed, sometimes spectacularly, French surgeon Emmanuel Martinod has helped people whose windpipes have been ravaged by cancer and other diseases to live and breathe normally again.

In breakthrough, surgeon builds windpipes from arteries

Where others failed, sometimes spectacularly, French surgeon Emmanuel Martinod has helped people whose windpipes have been ravaged by cancer and other diseases to live and breathe normally again.


05/21/2018 - 10:58

Cement, extreme cold experiments head to space aboard Cygnus cargo ship

Food for astronauts, new space gardening gear and experiments to test extreme cold and how cement forms in weightlessness blasted off Monday to the International Space Station aboard Orbital ATK's unmanned Cygnus spacecraft.

Cement, extreme cold experiments head to space aboard Cygnus cargo ship

Food for astronauts, new space gardening gear and experiments to test extreme cold and how cement forms in weightlessness blasted off Monday to the International Space Station aboard Orbital ATK's unmanned Cygnus spacecraft.


05/21/2018 - 08:22

Six pygmy elephants found dead on Malaysian Borneo

Six Borneo pygmy elephants have been found dead in Malaysian palm oil plantations in recent weeks, officials said Monday, the latest of the endangered creatures to perish as their rainforest habitat is devastated.

Six pygmy elephants found dead on Malaysian Borneo

Six Borneo pygmy elephants have been found dead in Malaysian palm oil plantations in recent weeks, officials said Monday, the latest of the endangered creatures to perish as their rainforest habitat is devastated.


05/21/2018 - 07:20

China satellite heralds first mission to dark side of Moon

China launched on Monday a relay satellite that will allow a rover to communicate with the Earth from the far side of the Moon during an unprecedented mission later this year.

China satellite heralds first mission to dark side of Moon

China launched on Monday a relay satellite that will allow a rover to communicate with the Earth from the far side of the Moon during an unprecedented mission later this year.


05/21/2018 - 03:49

Cement, extreme cold experiments to launch on Orbital cargo ship

Food for astronauts, new space gardening gear and an experiment to test how cement forms in weightlessness are poised to launch Monday to the International Space Station aboard Orbital ATK's unmanned Cygnus spacecraft.

Cement, extreme cold experiments to launch on Orbital cargo ship

Food for astronauts, new space gardening gear and an experiment to test how cement forms in weightlessness are poised to launch Monday to the International Space Station aboard Orbital ATK's unmanned Cygnus spacecraft.


05/20/2018 - 07:33

Brumby reprieve: Australia to ban wild horses cull at national park

Australia said Sunday the culling of wild horses in a unique national park would be banned despite fears the animals were threatening native species.

Brumby reprieve: Australia to ban wild horses cull at national park

Australia said Sunday the culling of wild horses in a unique national park would be banned despite fears the animals were threatening native species.


05/19/2018 - 17:49

UN, EU call for global action to protect bees

The United Nation's food agency and the European Union on Saturday called for global action to protect pollinators, and bees in particular, which are crucial for ensuring food security.

UN, EU call for global action to protect bees

The United Nation's food agency and the European Union on Saturday called for global action to protect pollinators, and bees in particular, which are crucial for ensuring food security.


05/19/2018 - 13:54

World's first floating nuclear barge to power Russia's Arctic oil drive

To meet its growing electricity needs in its drive to develop oil resources in remote Arctic regions, Russia has built a floating nuclear power station, a project that detractors deride as a "Chernobyl on ice".

World's first floating nuclear barge to power Russia's Arctic oil drive

To meet its growing electricity needs in its drive to develop oil resources in remote Arctic regions, Russia has built a floating nuclear power station, a project that detractors deride as a "Chernobyl on ice".


05/19/2018 - 11:35

Russia unveils world's first floating nuclear power station

Russia on Saturday unveiled the world's first floating nuclear power station at a ceremony in the port of the far northern city of Murmansk where it will be loaded with nuclear fuel before heading to eastern Siberia.

Russia unveils world's first floating nuclear power station

Russia on Saturday unveiled the world's first floating nuclear power station at a ceremony in the port of the far northern city of Murmansk where it will be loaded with nuclear fuel before heading to eastern Siberia.


05/19/2018 - 05:56

Hitler definitely died in 1945 according to new study of his teeth

Adolf Hitler definitely died in 1945 in Berlin, from taking cyanide and a bullet, according to French researchers who were given rare access to fragments of the dictator's teeth held in Moscow.

Hitler definitely died in 1945 according to new study of his teeth

Adolf Hitler definitely died in 1945 in Berlin, from taking cyanide and a bullet, according to French researchers who were given rare access to fragments of the dictator's teeth held in Moscow.


05/19/2018 - 05:46

Slovenia, a land with beekeeping in its genes

It was a Slovene who wrote the world's first modern beekeeping manual.

Slovenia, a land with beekeeping in its genes

It was a Slovene who wrote the world's first modern beekeeping manual.


05/18/2018 - 23:05

Whale lovers find paradise at Boston Harbor

Take a boat out to sea an hour from Boston and whale lovers are in for a treat.

Whale lovers find paradise at Boston Harbor

Take a boat out to sea an hour from Boston and whale lovers are in for a treat.


05/18/2018 - 16:39

French farmers furious over plans to release bears

A furious debate is disturbing the peace in the French mountains: do plans to release two bears into the countryside represent a victory for biodiversity, or an intolerable threat to farmers?

French farmers furious over plans to release bears

A furious debate is disturbing the peace in the French mountains: do plans to release two bears into the countryside represent a victory for biodiversity, or an intolerable threat to farmers?


05/18/2018 - 14:44

Germany orders Porsche recall over diesel emissions cheating

German authorities said Friday they had ordered 19,000 Porsche SUVs recalled over emissions cheating, saying a total of 60,000 manipulated vehicles had been identified across Europe.

Germany orders Porsche recall over diesel emissions cheating

German authorities said Friday they had ordered 19,000 Porsche SUVs recalled over emissions cheating, saying a total of 60,000 manipulated vehicles had been identified across Europe.


05/18/2018 - 12:12

Sherpa shortage takes a toll on Everest

The Everest industry is suffering from a dangerous shortage of its most important resource: experienced Sherpa guides.

Sherpa shortage takes a toll on Everest

The Everest industry is suffering from a dangerous shortage of its most important resource: experienced Sherpa guides.

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