Skip to content
Join our Newsletter
VIA store 300x100
Join our Newsletter

World News

Buckingham Palace barred minorities from office jobs in '60s

Buckingham Palace barred minorities from office jobs in '60s

LONDON (AP) — Buckingham Palace barred ethnic minorities from office jobs during the 1960s, the Guardian newspaper reported Thursday, citing documents in Britain’s National Archives.
State seeks 30 years for Chauvin; defense wants time served

State seeks 30 years for Chauvin; defense wants time served

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Prosecutors are seeking a 30-year sentence for the former Minneapolis police officer convicted of murder in George Floyd's death , but a defense attorney is asking that Derek Chauvin be sentenced to probation and time already serve
Netanyahu opponents reach coalition deal to oust Israeli PM

Netanyahu opponents reach coalition deal to oust Israeli PM

JERUSALEM (AP) — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s opponents announced Wednesday that they have reached a deal to form a new governing coalition, paving the way for the ouster of the longtime Israeli leader.

CBS is champ of television season for 13th consecutive year

NEW YORK (AP) — In a designation that feels a little less significant every year, CBS has finished the 2020-21 television season as the nation's most-watched television network for the 13th consecutive time. CBS averaged 6.
More than 100 LGBTQ candidates compete in Mexican election

More than 100 LGBTQ candidates compete in Mexican election

MEXICO CITY (AP) — For years, transgender activist Roshell Terranova protested in the streets and knocked on the doors of Mexico’s Congress to make the demands of the country's LGBTQ community known.
Lufthansa gets green light to resume flights to Russia

Lufthansa gets green light to resume flights to Russia

BERLIN (AP) — German airline Lufthansa said late Wednesday that it has received the green light from Russia to resume flights there, after being briefly denied permission, which resulted in a reciprocal blocking of flights by Germany.
Video: Black man killed by police aimed gun at officer

Video: Black man killed by police aimed gun at officer

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Dramatic video footage released Wednesday by California police shows a Black man walking around an unmarked police vehicle, opening the door and pointing a gun at an undercover officer inside before the man was fatally shot.

Brother of boy 'possessed' resents retelling in 'Conjuring'

BROOKFIELD, Conn. (AP) — The brother of a boy who some thought was possessed by demons has told the Hartford Courant previously that he resents the retelling of his family's trauma, which features as the plot in the new film “The Conjuring 3.

Epstein ex Ghislaine Maxwell loses bail bid for 5th time

NEW YORK (AP) — For a fifth time, British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell has lost a bid to be freed on bail while she awaits trial on charges she recruited teenage girls for the millionaire Jeffrey Epstein to sexually abuse. The 2nd U.S.

David Diop wins International Booker Prize with WWI story

LONDON (AP) — A harrowing but poetic tale of comradeship, colonialism and the horrors of war won the International Booker Prize for fiction on Wednesday.