01172018

3 men arrested in killing of Venezuela opposition leader ahead of key elections

CARACAS, Venezuela –  Venezuelan officials have arrested three men in connection with the assassination of an opposition leader. Luis Diaz was killed last week while campaigning against the government ahead of hotly contested Dec. 6 congressional [...]

UN chief recommends a stepped-up UN presence in conflict-torn Burundi to promote dialogue

UNITED NATIONS –  Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is recommending that the Security Council authorize a stepped-up U.N. presence in violence-wracked Burundi but has stopped short of calling for a full-fledged U.N. peacekeeping operation. In [...]

Climate talks: What’s happened and what’s next

LE BOURGET, France –  An unprecedented number of world leaders joined together Monday to give a boost to difficult, years-long efforts to fight climate change collectively. The sweeping speeches and flurry of diplomatic meetings were just [...]

WATCH: Cars Appear to Levitate Off the Ground in China

Video out of Xingtai, China showed what appears to be several vehicles levitating. The cars hover in the air near an intersection. Reports say the cars were lifted by a fallen electrical wire or steel cable that got caught up in a passing [...]

Mexico confirms burned-out van belonged to missing Australians

MEXICO CITY –  Prosecutors in the northern Mexico state of Sinaloa said Monday that the burned-out vehicle found with two charred bodies inside was registered in the name of one of two missing Australians. Sinaloa state Attorney General [...]

World’s tallest tower gets $1.2B to complete construction

The Kingdom Tower will stand 3,280-feet tall. The Burj Khalifa, by comparison, stands at 2,716 feet. New York City’s Freedom Tower, currently the fifth tallest in the world, is dwarf-like at 1,792 feet. (Jeddah Economic Company) Dubai’s [...]

Meet Spencer-Amsterdam airport’s robot assistant to help lost travelers

Spencer the robot helps airline passengers navigate through busy terminals. (Courtesy LASS Laboratoire, Örebro Universitet) Amsterdam’s Schipol airport is taking a futuristic approach to help frantic holiday travelers navigate [...]

Manchester United U21 3-2 Liverpool U21: Marouane Fellaini nets in win for Red Devils

Marouane Fellaini scored for Manchester United’s youth side  Andreas Pereira and Sergio Romero were also in action   Liverpool side included Jose Enrique and Jordan Rossiter By Simeon Gholam for MailOnline Published: 21:04 [...]

Sunderland owner Ellis Short would ‘appoint the devil’ to keep club in Premier League and chief executive Margaret Byrne said she’d tell Durham Miners ‘where to stick their flag’ after Paolo Di Canio arrival

A former Sunderland employee has made civil claim for alleged wrongful dismissal, which revealed several allegations during the court case Black Cats owner Ellis Short is alleged to have said he would ‘appoint the devil’ to save [...]

Bolton 1-1 Brentford: Neil Danns earns a point for crisis-hit Trotters as new Bees’ boss Dean Smith watches from the stands

Chelsea loanee John Swift gives Brentford early lead with stunning strike Bolton’s Ben Amos denies Lasse Vibe one-on-one to keep score at 1-0 Neil Danns’ effort sneaks in off the post to level the match in second half New Brentford [...]