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Man killed 6 people in a Sydney shopping centre before he was fatally shot by police

Man killed 6 people in a Sydney shopping centre before he was fatally shot by police

Australia Apr 13, 2024 / 6:45 am

A man stabbed six people to death at a busy Australian shopping centre Saturday before he was fatally shot, police said. Multiple people, including a small...

Iran's Revolutionary Guard seizes a container ship near Strait of Hormuz amid tensions with Israel

Iran's Revolutionary Guard seizes a container ship near Strait of Hormuz amid tensions with Israel

Iran Apr 13, 2024 / 6:30 am

Commandos from Iran's paramilitary Revolutionary Guard rappelled down from a helicopter onto an Israeli-affiliated container ship near the Strait of Hormuz...

Italian fashion designer Roberto Cavalli has died at age 83, his company says

Italian fashion designer Roberto Cavalli has died at age 83, his company says

Italy Apr 12, 2024 / 5:13 pm

Italian fashion designer Roberto Cavalli, known for a flamboyant, glamorous style and textile innovations, has died at age 83, his company announced Friday....

Judge rejects defense efforts to dismiss Hunter Biden's federal gun case

Judge rejects defense efforts to dismiss Hunter Biden's federal gun case

United States Apr 12, 2024 / 4:37 pm

A federal judge in Delaware refused Friday to throw out a federal gun case against Hunter Biden, rejecting the president's son's claim that he is being...

Judge declines to delay Trump’s NY hush money trial over complaints of pretrial publicity

Judge declines to delay Trump’s NY hush money trial over complaints of pretrial publicity

New York Apr 12, 2024 / 3:20 pm

The judge in Donald Trump's hush money criminal case on Friday turned down the former president’s request to postpone his trial because of publicity...

One dead and 13 injured after semitrailer intentionally crashed into Texas public safety office

One dead and 13 injured after semitrailer intentionally crashed into Texas public safety office

Texas Apr 12, 2024 / 2:08 pm

A Texas semitrailer driver rammed a stolen 18-wheeler into a public safety building where his renewal for a commercial driver’s license had been rejected,...

US intelligence finding shows China surging equipment sales to Russia to help war effort in Ukraine

US intelligence finding shows China surging equipment sales to Russia to help war effort in Ukraine

Apr 12, 2024 / 1:04 pm

China has surged sales to Russia of machine tools, microelectronics and other technology that Moscow in turn is using to produce missiles, tanks, aircraft and...

Pope will travel to Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, East Timor and Singapore in longest trip of papacy

Pope will travel to Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, East Timor and Singapore in longest trip of papacy

Vatican City Apr 12, 2024 / 5:26 am

Pope Francis will visit Indonesia, East Timor, Papua New Guinea and Singapore in September, the Vatican announced Friday, confirming the longest trip of...

Mali's junta bans the media from reporting on political activities in the country

Mali's junta bans the media from reporting on political activities in the country

Mali Apr 11, 2024 / 5:41 pm

Mali’s junta on Thursday banned the media from reporting on activities of political parties and associations, according to a copy of the notice...

Biden says US support for Philippines, Japan defense 'ironclad' amid growing China provocations

Biden says US support for Philippines, Japan defense 'ironclad' amid growing China provocations

United States Apr 11, 2024 / 3:10 pm

President Joe Biden said Thursday that U.S. defense commitment to Pacific allies was “ironclad” as he gathered Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos...

Vietnam sentences real estate tycoon Truong My Lan to death in its largest-ever fraud case

Vietnam sentences real estate tycoon Truong My Lan to death in its largest-ever fraud case

Vietnam Apr 11, 2024 / 9:26 am

Real estate tycoon Truong My Lan was sentenced Thursday to death by a court in Ho Chi Minh City in southern Vietnam in the country's largest financial fraud...

OJ Simpson, fallen football hero acquitted of murder in 'trial of the century,' dies at 76

OJ Simpson, fallen football hero acquitted of murder in 'trial of the century,' dies at 76

United States Apr 11, 2024 / 8:06 am

O.J. Simpson, the decorated football superstar and Hollywood actor who was acquitted of charges he killed his former wife and her friend but was later found...

Ukraine's parliament passes a controversial law to boost much-needed conscripts as war drags on

Ukraine's parliament passes a controversial law to boost much-needed conscripts as war drags on

Kyiv Apr 11, 2024 / 5:46 am

Ukraine’s parliament passed a controversial law Thursday that will govern how the country recruits new soldiers to replenish depleted forces who are...

China sanctions 2 U.S. defense companies and says they support arms sales to Taiwan

China sanctions 2 U.S. defense companies and says they support arms sales to Taiwan

Beijing Apr 11, 2024 / 5:44 am

China on Thursday announced rare sanctions against two U.S. defense companies over what it said is their support for arms sales to Taiwan, the self-governing...

As many cities sour on hosting the Olympics, Salt Lake City's enthusiasm endures

As many cities sour on hosting the Olympics, Salt Lake City's enthusiasm endures

Salt Lake City Apr 11, 2024 / 5:33 am

The International Olympic Committee was effusive Wednesday in its support for a decadeslong effort to bring back the Winter Games to Utah's capital city in...

3 shot and 5 in custody after gunfire disrupts Philadelphia Eid event, police say

3 shot and 5 in custody after gunfire disrupts Philadelphia Eid event, police say

Philadelphia Apr 10, 2024 / 3:15 pm

A joyful celebration of the end of Ramadan devolved into panic Wednesday in Philadelphia after rival groups exchanged gunfire, leaving at least three people...

New York appeals court rejects Donald Trump’s third request to delay Monday's hush money trial

New York appeals court rejects Donald Trump’s third request to delay Monday's hush money trial

New York Apr 10, 2024 / 3:02 pm

Donald Trump is now 0 for 3 in last-minute attempts to get a New York appeals court to delay his looming hush money criminal trial. An appeals court judge...

3 sons and three grandchildren of top Hamas leader are killed in Israeli airstrike in Gaza

3 sons and three grandchildren of top Hamas leader are killed in Israeli airstrike in Gaza

Gaza Apr 10, 2024 / 11:59 am

Three sons and three grandchildren of Hamas ' top political leader were killed Wednesday by an Israeli airstrike in the Gaza Strip, and the leader accused...

Trump says Arizona's abortion ban goes too far and defends the overturning of Roe v. Wade

Trump says Arizona's abortion ban goes too far and defends the overturning of Roe v. Wade

United States Apr 10, 2024 / 9:44 am

Donald Trump said Wednesday that an Arizona law that criminalizes nearly all abortions goes too far and the former president called on Arizona lawmakers to...

Track and field becomes first sport to pay prize money at Olympics. Paris gold medalists get $50,000

Track and field becomes first sport to pay prize money at Olympics. Paris gold medalists get $50,000

Monaco Apr 10, 2024 / 7:36 am

Track and field is set to become the first sport to introduce prize money at the Olympics, with World Athletics saying Wednesday it would pay $50,000 to gold...

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