China Warns It May Retaliate If U.S. Imposes Metal Tariffs

China said proposed U.S. tariffs on imported steel and aluminum products are groundless and that it reserves the right to retaliate if they are imposed.

Britain wants degree fees to reflect choice of subject

LONDON (Reuters) - Students at British universities could be charged variable tuition rates that reflect the economic value of their degrees, Minister for Education Damian Hinds said on Sunday, before the launch of a review of higher education funding.

Plane makes emergency landing in Vienna after man refuses to stop farting, sparking fight...

SINGAPORE: An Amsterdam-bound flight was forced to make an emergency landing in Vienna after a man refused to stop farting, causing a fight to break out between him and other passengers mid-air.

Pampered pandas are becoming difficult to be introduced in the wild: They have faked...

Pandas — a formerly endangered species — have been pampered so much in captivity across the world that it is becoming increasingly difficult for them to be reintroduced in the wild. 

Israel’s plan to expel Africans may put lives at risk

Muluebrhan Mesgna walked out of an Israeli immigration office near Tel Aviv clutching a white piece of paper that he worries is his death warrant.

A former Russian troll speaks: ‘It was like being in Orwell’s world’

The indictment by special counsel Robert S. Mueller III of 13 Russians associated with a St. Petersburg online “troll factory” that allegedly interfered with the U.S. election has brought a sense of vindication to the handful of former employees who have already been speaking out about what they witnessed.

Six-year-old boy should get access to cannabis to help his epilepsy, MPs say

MPs have called on the Home Secretary to issue a medical cannabis licence to a six-year-old boy whose rare form of epilepsy improves after taking the drug.

The tactics of a Russian troll farm

The indictment of 13 Russians charged with attempting to manipulate American voters using social media shines a fascinating light on a sophisticated, relentless operation to exploit the internet for political gain.

A Dáil committee is talking to unionists to prepare for a possible united Ireland

SENATOR MARK DALY is currently undergoing a task which, in the light of this week’s events at Stormont, may seem particularly daunting.

Iranian passenger plane crashes into mountains, all 66 people on board killed | world...

An Iranian commercial plane crashed on Sunday in a foggy, mountainous region of southern Iran, killing all 66 people on board, state media reported.

For Russia, Unraveling US Democracy Was Just Another Day Job

Special counsel Robert Mueller’s indictment against Russia’s Internet Research Agency contains a number of striking moments, from the inflammatory ads bought by the so-called “troll factory” to the rampant identity theft against US citizens.

‘No survivors’ in Iranian plane crash

Sixty-six people have been killed in a passenger plane crash in Iran, airline company officials say.

Plane makes emergency landing in Vienna after man refuses to stop farting, sparking fight

SINGAPORE - An Amsterdam-bound flight was forced to make an emergency landing in Vienna after a man refused to stop farting, causing a fight to break out between him and other passengers mid-air.

Chinese State-Owned Chemical Firm Joins Dark Money Group Pouring Cash Into U.S. Elections

Wanhua Chemical, a $10 billion chemical company controlled by the Chinese government, now has an avenue to influence American elections.

Sacred Tibetan monastery in Lhasa catches fire, no reports of casualties

One of the most sacred locations in Tibetan Buddhism, the Jokhang Monastery in Lhasa, caught fire on Saturday but there were no reports of any casualties and the extent of the damage was unclear.

Rosenstein: Russians paid, recruited Americans – CNN Video

Rosenstein: Russians paid, recruited Americans - CNN Video

FBI: Partygoer left museum with thumb from statue

CHERRY HILL, N.J. — Federal authorities say a guest at a Philadelphia museum’s Ugly Sweater Party in December slipped into a closed exhibit and snipped off part of a sculpture.

Ship crew fights off pirates using medieval siege tactics

The crew of a ship on the southern Philippines sea has repelled a pirate attack using boiling water mixed with oil.