Analysis | Fact-checking Trump’s error-filled tweetstorm about the Russia investigation

In a tweetstorm that started late Saturday and continued into Sunday morning, President Trump railed against the investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election.

Russian Curler Charged With Doping at the Olympics

(PYEONGCHANG) — Russia could lose its chance to be reinstated before the end of the Winter Olympics because of a doping charge against curling bronze medalist Alexander Krushelnitsky.

Vital cancer drug price increased 15-fold by new owners

The cost of a vital cancer drug has gone up 15-fold in four years after its new owner hiked prices on nine separate occasions.

Every curling stone ever used in the Olympics has come from one tiny island

Every four years, one winter sport in particular manages to capture the international zeitgeist for the briefest of moments before disappearing into obscurity until the next Olympics.

Scotland plans to ban plastic straws by end of 2019

Scotland is set to become the first UK nation to ban plastic straws, as part of plans to cut down on single-use plastics.

China to impose annual fishing ban in Yellow River from 2018: Xinhua

BEIJING (Reuters) - China will ban fishing in the Yellow River, or Huanghe, between April 1 and June 30 every year starting from 2018, state-owned media Xinhua reported on Monday, citing a statement from the Ministry of Agriculture.

We’re witnessing the fastest decline in Arctic sea ice in at least 1,500 years

The Arctic Ocean once froze reliably every year.

Japan, U.S., Australia and India look to establish alternative to China’s Belt and Road...

SYDNEY – Japan, Australia, the United States and India are talking about establishing a joint regional infrastructure project as an alternative to China’s multibillion-dollar Belt and Road Initiative in an attempt to counter Beijing’s spreading influence, the Australian Financial Review reported Monday, citing a senior U.S. official.

Two-thirds of Australians want deputy PM to resign over sex…

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Two-thirds of Australian voters want Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce to resign following his extramarital affair with his former press secretary, a poll showed on Monday, adding pressure on a government already fractured by the scandal.

Guns are now the third leading cause of death for U.S. children

Few stories are more heartbreaking than those involving children who are injured or killed by gunshots.

Woman gives nieces door stops for backpacks in case of another school shooting

A woman in America has given her nieces door stops to keep in their backpacks in case of another school shooting.

Wikipedia Zero, Which Provided Over 800 Million Users in 72 Countries With Access to...

In an unexpected development, the Wikimedia Foundation announced on Friday that it is discontinuing Wikipedia Zero, a six-year-old program which enabled hundreds of millions of people around the globe to access the world’s largest online encyclopaedia without using any mobile data on their phones.

Scoop: Skirmish in Beijing over the nuclear football

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Shadowy North Korean IT group believed hiding out in Russian Far East: sources |...

VLADIVOSTOK – A group of North Korean information technology experts has moved its base from Hong Kong to Vladivostok in Russia and is likely engaged in collecting foreign currencies there, sources familiar with the matter said Sunday.

Former Trump aide Rick Gates to plead guilty; agrees to testify against Manafort, sources...

The Oct. 27 indictment showed that prosecutors had amassed substantial documentation to buttress their charges that both Manafort and Gates – who were colleagues in political consulting for about a decade – had engaged in a complex series of allegedly illegal transactions rooted in Ukraine.

Cleaning products damage women’s lungs as badly as a 20-a-day cigarette habit

Regular use of cleaning sprays can have as much of an impact on health as smoking a pack of cigarettes a day, according to a new study.

Top U.S. officials tell the world to ignore Trump’s tweets

MUNICH — Amid global anxiety about President Trump’s approach to world affairs, U.S. officials had a message to a gathering of Europe’s foreign policy elite this weekend: pay no attention to the man tweeting behind the curtain.

The Power Of Media Education: Blue Planet II Helps BBC News Raise Awareness Of...

Media education is a compelling force, as it can truly influence entire organizations to make positive changes in line with the 17 Sustainable Developmental Goals.