World: US News

Obama gives Trump sharp rebuke in Mandela address on values

Tuesday  18:34,   17 july 2018
msn

Obama gives Trump sharp rebuke in Mandela address on valuesWhile not mentioning his successor, President Donald Trump, by name, Obama's speech in South Africa countered many of Trump's policies, rallying people to keep alive the ideas that Mandela[...]

How the Ultimate Shark Photo Went Viral

Tuesday  17:41,   17 july 2018
nationalgeographic

A photographer takes a photo that launches his career—and then takes on a life of its own.Peschak knows that great white shark well. He photographed it 15 years ago following scientist Trey Snow in a bright yellow kayak off South Africa. Like many[...]

Duchess of Sussex visits exhibition charting life of Mandela

Tuesday  16:15,   17 july 2018
msn

The exhibition traces Mandela’s career from activist to president.She was joined by her husband the duke, whose family had a close relationship with the former statesman, who campaigned throughout his life to end South Africa’s apartheid[...]

Italy gives France red card over Mona Lisa stunt

Tuesday  16:06,   17 july 2018
news.sky

The Louvre Museum in Paris has infuriated Italians by tweeting a doctored image of the Mona Lisa wearing a French jersey - hours after the country's World Cup win.The masterpiece was painted by the Italian artist Leonardo da Vinci, leading some[...]

How the Ultimate Shark Photo Went Viral

Tuesday  16:05,   17 july 2018
nationalgeographic

A photographer takes a photo that launches his career—and then takes on a life of its own.Peschak knows that great white shark well. He photographed it 15 years ago following scientist Trey Snow in a bright yellow kayak off South Africa. Like many[...]

Donald Trump praises 'strong' Vladimir Putin amid outrage over defence of Russia

Tuesday  15:50,   17 july 2018
news.sky

Donald Trump has hailed Vladimir Putin as "very, very strong" despite facing a barrage of criticism for suggesting he trusted the Russian leader over his own intelligence agencies. The US president returned to Washington on Monday night[...]

Clues Point to Occupant of Ancient 'Mystery' Sarcophagus

Tuesday  14:33,   17 july 2018
nationalgeographic

A sealed black stone coffin discovered in Egypt has sparked the imagination of the Internet. But who's the likely—or unlikely—owner?Officials at Egypt's Ministry of Antiquities are reportedly exasperated from fielding countless global press[...]

The facts missing from Trump and Putin’s news conference

Tuesday  13:28,   17 july 2018
washingtonpost

The facts missing from Trump and Putin’s news conferenceTrump was asked whether he believed the U.S. intelligence community’s assessment that Russia interfered in the presidential election in 2016, or whether he believed Putin’s denials. Remarkably, [...]

The facts missing from Trump and Putin’s news conference

Tuesday  13:28,   17 july 2018
washingtonpost

The facts missing from Trump and Putin’s news conferenceTrump was asked whether he believed the U.S. intelligence community’s assessment that Russia interfered in the presidential election in 2016, or whether he believed Putin’s denials. Remarkably, [...]

Showers provide heat relief as hosepipe ban looms

Tuesday  13:27,   17 july 2018
news.sky

Heavy showers have provided some welcome relief from the ongoing heatwave in parts of England, but not enough to curb plans for a hosepipe ban set to affect millions of people in the coming weeks. Fourteen millimetres of rain was recorded in[...]

Slime toys could be poisonous to children

Tuesday  12:35,   17 july 2018
news.sky

Parents warned about high levels of chemical in some slime toys. Parents are being warned that some children's slime products may contain up to four times the legal amount of a chemical which can cause convulsions and sickness.Consumer group Which? [...]

MGM Resorts International sues more than 1,000 victims from Las Vegas mass shooting, denying any liability

Tuesday  12:20,   17 july 2018
nydailynews

MGM Resorts International claimed in a new lawsuit that it has no liability in any of the injuries or deaths in the October mass shooting in Las Vegas. The company, which owns Mandalay Bay and the Route 91 Harvest festival venue, argued[...]

Rivalry between two London fashion models led to brutal murder, police say

Tuesday  11:45,   17 july 2018
washingtonpost

Jealousies, both professional and romantic, allegedly propelled the young men into the violent showdown on a London street.“Where you,” 24-year-old Koh allegedly messaged Uzoka, 25, the Times of London reported. “I’ll come there n we can fight bring [...]

Here's What It Was Like Inside the Room With Trump and Putin

Tuesday  10:07,   17 july 2018
time

Here's what it was like inside the Helsinki summit between Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin.Russian President Vladimir Putin, notoriously late for official engagements, was delayed on his way from Russia to meet President Donald Trump in Finland, [...]

My fight for equal pay at BBC was worse than cancer, says Carrie Gracie

Tuesday  09:55,   17 july 2018
msn

The journalist reached an agreement with the corporation last month.The journalist resigned from her role in January in protest at inequalities at the BBC, accusing the corporation of having a “secretive and illegal pay[...]