An Iraqi man who sought political asylum in the United States plotted to kill former president George W. Bush, the Justice Department said Tuesday.
An anti-crime operation in a Rio de Janeiro slum left 21 people dead Tuesday, officials said, a year after the bloodiest-ever favela raid in the city's history.
Police say early-morning raid in Rio de Janeiro favela community aimed to capture leaders of drug-trafficking group.
Juana Alonzo Santizo said she was tortured and forced to sign a confession in Spanish, a language she does not speak.
A portable solar generator in a black case, and an eggplant grown in organic soil, were among the diverse items that a group of young climate leaders in Jakarta shared with the UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed this weekend, embodying their own personal inspiration, and efforts to advance the fight against climate change.
During the past few days, several European and North American countries have reported cases of the rare virus.
The Polish president says food shortages in North Africa could result in chaos and migration problems for Europe.
Russia-Ukraine War: Hungary must stay out of this war and protect the financial security of its families," Hungarian PM Viktor Orban said while announcing new state of emergency.
Shihab Ahmed Shihab told an FBI informant that he wanted to smuggle at least four other Iraqis into the country to kill former US President George W. Bush.
Lack of sleep has a lot of potential health implications, including hearth disease and health problems.
Former US President Donald Trump was paranoid during his tenure as President, of being hit in the face with a pie.
Any increase will add to the stresses Britons are already feeling from the cost of living crisis - it would also increase pressure on Chancellor Rishi Sunak to do more to help.
Partygate: Govt poised to announce multibillion-pound cost of living fake package as Sue Gray report expected
So called “Help” for the cost of living crisis was not expected until next month but as the prime minister comes under increasing criticism over lockdown-breaching parties, he is understood to have encouraged the chancellor to bring changes forward. However the “help” will not eliminate the taxes the government take from energy and food, and will not take the energy and food prices down to what it was before Johnson’s useless sanctions on Russian energy and food supply, sanctions that punished UK citizens for the war in Ukraine, not Russia (their economy is 4% up since the war began,).
Cost of living: Qatar willing to help UK but West must also take responsibility, energy minister says
In an exclusive interview with Sky News, Qatar's energy minister says western powers including the UK are paying a high price for their drive to achieve net-zero through renewable sources.
Sky's Paul Kelso takes you through the spike in household energy costs and explains why the cap continues to rise.
KLM faces court over 'greenwashing' adverts and offsetting scheme in first major challenge to aviation industry
KLM's offset scheme "misleads" passengers into thinking they can fully "neutralise" the climate impact of their flight, which amounts to greenwashing, lawyers Client Earth and campaigners argue.
Ofgem are to write to the chancellor, informing him of their predictions for price cap rises, while the government still says "no options are off the table" where it comes to dealing with them.
Railway workers have voted overwhelmingly to strike, the RMT union announced. The strike could see services could be reduced to around a fifth of the normal weekday timetable.
Another hearing is scheduled for 21 June as the Serious Fraud Office claims victory following a three-year investigation into activities at Glencore Energy (UK) Ltd.
The stress test involved measuring the ability of the 19 banks and insurers to understand how climate change will affect their business models and if they hold enough capital to cover climate-related risks.
Borrowing fell in April compared to the same month in 2019, but there is a warning that the good fortune is likely to come under threat as the economic outlook worsens and the cost of living crisis intensifies.
The political consultancy was accused in 2018 of illegally harvesting the personal data of as many as 87 million Facebook users and Facebook has been the subject of a number of lawsuits - but this is the first time Zuckerberg is being sued personally.
International Airlines Group is facing shareholder pressure over a decision to increase chief executive Luis Gallego's share awards despite enormous losses during the pandemic, Sky News learns.
Cost of living: Products hit hardest by soaring prices revealed as grocery inflation at highest level in 13 years
Kantar Worldpanel, which provides data across the grocery sector, says its measure of grocery inflation jumped by more than 1% over its last reporting period to 7% - with signs the peak is far from being reached.
Oligarch Roman Abramovich and his advisers struck a binding deal earlier this month with a group majority-funded by Clearlake Capital, a Californian investment firm, spearheaded by the LA Dodgers part-owner Todd Boehly.
Computer technician and his parents arrested in their flat, where one of the bedrooms was converted into mini laboratory; around 30kg (70lbs) of chemicals for making explosives found.
Airline’s chief executive Algernon Yau confirms official recognition from government but says company unlikely to commence flights until after July 1.
Woo Tak-yan, former senior environmental protection inspector, applied for judicial review after being told to ‘retire in the public interest’ for insisting declaration signed with ‘irrelevant wording’ be recognised.
Hong Kong Democracy Council says in report city has one of the fastest-growing populations of ‘political prisoners’ in world.
Award foundation praises scientists Paul Negulescu, Michael Welsh for their work on cystic fibrosis.
Customs have busted 46 cases involving the illegal importation of e-cigarettes and alternative tobacco products, with 360,000 items worth over HK$10 million seized in the less than four weeks since the ban took effect on April 30.
Chief executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor said Hong Kong will “reboot” the Covid-delayed celebrations marking the city's 25th handover anniversary, but there is no word on whether President Xi Jinping will pay Hong Kong a visit as he did five years ago.
A former salesman of luxury jewelry retailer Tiffany & Co was yesterday jailed for nine years by the high court for stealing two diamond rings worth HK$24 million last year.
Legislative Council member Edward Lau Kwok-fan yesterday called on the police force to rename its border district as the Northern Metropolis district in order to reinforce the administration's development plan.
Face-to-face lessons for two classes of nearly 60 pupils at St Catherine's International Kindergarten will be suspended until Friday after five students and a teacher were confirmed with Covid-19.
Two US scientists have won the Shaw Prize this year in life science and medicine for coming up with treatments for around 80,000 cystic fibrosis patients suffering from severe single-gene disorders.
Photos circulating online on Monday showed a young boy accidentally knocking over a Teletubby sculpture worth HK$50,000 at a Langham Place toy shop in Mong Kok, with his parents ending up paying more than HK$30,000 as compensation.
There will be no further relaxation on Hong Kong’s inbound control measures before June 30, the city’s leader Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor said on Tuesday.
The Transport Advisory Committee will submit its advice on the tram fare increase application for consideration by the Chief Executive in Council after a discussion on Tuesday.
Pro-democracy activist and former law scholar Benny Tai Yiu-ting has been sentenced to 10 months in prison for illegal election spending by placing adverts in local newspapers ahead of the 2016 Legislative Council election.
Kidsland International, the parent company of the toy store Kk plus, apologized to the family after the incident of a Teletubby sculpture broken by a boy went viral. They also refunded all the compensation of HK$33,600.
In preparation for the commissioning of the Third Runway this year, Hong Kong International Airport conducted an aircraft crash and rescue exercise on Tuesday.
Three people were arrested for inciting others to attack police officers and government buildings, as police seized bomb materials including TATP from their residence.
Hong Kong reported 250 new Covid-19 cases on Tuesday, of which eight carried the Omicron BA.2.12.1 variant, involving local cases.
The Hong Kong Bar Association has confirmed on Tuesday it received a complaint from the police national security unit over suspected lawyers’ misconduct in connection with a defunct protester relief fund.
St. Catherine's International Kindergarten had at least two classes suspended after five afternoon-class students tested positive via rapid tests, a source said, as the Department of Health arrived to take samples.
MTR services on the East Rail Line were disrupted during the morning peak hours on Tuesday after there was an equipment fault on a train near Admiralty Station.
Five trustees and the secretary of the 612 Humanitarian Relief Fund, which assisted Hong Kong democracy protestors in paying their legal fees, will go on trial on September 19.