Turkey Places Bounty on Two Former U.S. Government Officials

A wealthy ally of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has placed a bounty on the heads of two former U.S. military and intelligence officials as part of what U.S. officials told the Washington Free Beacon is an effort by the Turkish government to threaten and intimidate Americans who they believe are working to undermine Erdogan.

Montreal moves toward banning sugary drinks from city buildings

Montreal’s city council passed a motion Monday calling for the gradual phasing out of sugary drinks in all municipal buildings like arenas and sports centres in a bid to reduce their negative health effects.

Emmanuel Macron offers US climate change scientists all-expenses-paid grants to move to France

French  President  Emmanuel Macron is preparing to award a number of US based climate scientists, multi-year, all-expenses-paid grants to relocate to France.

North Korea declares victory over USA

Representatives of the North Korean administration issued a statement saying that the United States and its allies have lost the "political and military confrontation" to the DPRK.

World Bank will no longer finance oil, gas projects from 2019

The World Bank will stop financing oil and gas exploration and extraction from 2019, it announced on Tuesday at a climate summit seeking to boost the global economy’s shift to clean energy.

US to send astronauts back to Moon

US President Donald Trump has directed Nasa to plan a crewed mission to the Moon for the first time since 1972.

Russian Suspected of Spying for CIA Arrested in Moscow

A Moscow court has charged a Russian citizen suspected of spying for the CIA with high treason.

China would Invade Taiwan if US Sends Navy Ships to Taiwan Strait: Chinese Diplomat...

Li Kexin, a Chinese diplomat in the United States, has warned that China would invade Taiwan if the US sends its navy vessels to Taiwan Strait.

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Jailed Russian hacker says the FSB coordinated his cyber-attacks on Hillary Clinton and the...

This summer, Konstantin Kozlovsky, a Yekaterinburg resident accused of working with the hacker group “Lurk,” reportedly declared in court that he acted “under the command of Russian Federal Security Service agents” when he participated in the hacking of the U.S. Democratic National Committee and stole Hillary Clinton’s emails.

Kim Jong Un’s brutal regime is worse than Nazi concentration camps, a human rights...

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un oversees a system of political prisons that are worse than the Nazi concentration camps of World War II, according to an Auschwitz survivor serving on panel probing human rights violations carried out by the isolated regime. 

Electricity production from windfarms hits all-time high

Ireland became an exporter of electricity last year on the back of record production from onshore and offshore windfarms, and this year’s production could be even higher, a new report shows.

Disney Music Executive Charged with Child Sex Abuse (EXCLUSIVE)

Jon Heely, the director of music publishing at Disney, has been charged with three felony counts of child sexual abuse.

Ancient mummy gets CT scan after 2,000 years, is diagnosed with cancer

Modern medicine can be a truly amazing thing, extending and in sometimes outright saving the lives of people who would otherwise meet untimely ends.

After Iron Dome shoots down rocket fired at Ashkelon, IDF hits Gaza targets

Israeli forces attacked Hamas targets in the northern Gaza Strip early Tuesday after Palestinians fired a rocket toward the southern city of Ashkelon, the army said.

50 World Leaders Will Discuss Climate Change in Paris. Trump Wasn’t Invited

Foreign policy experts on both sides of the aisle predicted that President Trump’s decision to take the U.S. out of the world’s most significant agreement to fight climate change would leave the U.S. isolated on the issue.

Child dumped by her parents because trans woman donated blood to her

A child in India was abandoned by its parents after they discovered that her blood donor was a transgender woman.

Second Jewish building in Sweden attacked with firebombs

STOCKHOLM, Sweden — Swedish police on Monday said they were probing an attempted arson against a Jewish chapel after a similar attack against a synagogue, which came in the wake of the US recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.