Cardinal Theodore McCarrick Resigns Amid Sexual Abuse Scandal – New York Times

New York Times Cardinal Theodore McCarrick Resigns Amid Sexual Abuse ScandalNew York TimesROME — Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of Cardinal Theodore E. McCarrick, the former archbishop of Washington, from the College of Cardinals, ordering him to a “life of prayer and penance” after allegations that the cardinal sexually abused …Cardinal McCarrick, prominent US Catholic, […]

World gazes at total lunar eclipse, longest of this century

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Curiosity and awe have greeted a complete lunar eclipse, the longest one of this century and visible in much of the world. The so-called “blood moon,” when it turns a deep red, was visible at different times in Australia, Africa, Asia, Europe and South America when the sun, Earth and moon lined up […]

White House says North Korea returns remains of US war dead

PYEONGTAEK, South Korea (AP) — North Korea on Friday returned the remains of what are believed to be U.S. servicemen killed during the Korean War, the White House said, with a U.S military plane making a rare trip from a U.S. base in South Korea to a coastal city in the North to retrieve the […]

Chinese police identify suspect in US embassy blast in Beijing – Politico

Politico Chinese police identify suspect in US embassy blast in BeijingPoliticoThis story is being published by POLITICO as part of a content partnership with the South China Morning Post. It originally appeared on SCMP on July 26, 2018. An explosive device was detonated outside the US embassy in Beijing on Thursday afternoon, …Explosion outside US Embassy […]

KitKat loses EU court case to trademark four-finger shape

LUXEMBOURG (AP) — European Union judges have ruled that the four-fingered shape of the KitKat chocolate bar is not distinctive enough to be trademarked. KitKat maker Nestle, the food multinational, has been trying since 2002 to establish a European trademark for the snack. But the European Court of Justice in Luxembourg on Wednesday ruled against […]

In Greece, Fires Kill Dozens, Driving Some Into the Sea – New York Times

New York Times In Greece, Fires Kill Dozens, Driving Some Into the SeaNew York TimesFast-spreading wildfires have engulfed entire seaside towns in Greece, killing multiple people and injuring many others. The death toll is expected to rise.Published On July 24, 2018 CreditImage by Alkis Konstantinidis/Reuters. By Niki Kitsantonis …'A Terrible Day': Greek Wildfires Kill 74 […]

Trump threatens more tariffs on US trading partners

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump declared Tuesday that “Tariffs are the greatest!” and threatened to impose additional penalties on U.S. trading partners as he prepared for negotiations with European officials at the White House. Trump tweeted from the White House that U.S. trade partners need to either negotiate a “fair deal, or it gets hit […]

Trump warns Iranian president against threatening US

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is warning Iranian President Hassan Rouhani that he will face dire consequences for threatening the United States. Trump tweeted early Monday about the dangers to Iran of making hostile threats after Rouhani said Sunday “American must understand well that peace with Iran is the mother of all peace and […]

Toronto police say gunman dead after shooting 9 people

TORONTO (AP) — A gunman is dead after shooting nine people, including a young girl, in the Toronto neighborhood known as Greektown, police said late Sunday. The condition of the victims was not known yet, police spokesman Mark Pugash says. He says it’s too early to say whether the shooting is terrorism. John Tulloch says […]

Iran’s Rouhani warns Trump about ‘mother of all wars’ – Reuters

Reuters Iran's Rouhani warns Trump about 'mother of all wars'ReutersDUBAI (Reuters) – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Sunday cautioned U.S. President Donald Trump about pursuing hostile policies against Tehran, saying “America should know … war with Iran is the mother of all wars,” but he did not rule out peace …Iran's Rouhani warns US that 'war […]