General News

India hedges pledge to expel Rohingya Muslims amid outcry

Aug 16, 2017

India says it is working to identify tens of thousands of Muslim Rohingya refugees in the country

Zimbabwe first lady wants diplomatic immunity over assault

Aug 16, 2017

South Africa's police say Zimbabwe's first lady Grace Mugabe has requested diplomatic immunity over an allegation that she assaulted a young model in Johannesburg earlier this week

Big Ben backlash: Plan to silence beloved bell under review

Aug 16, 2017

Officials at the British Parliament say they will review plans to silence Big Ben during four years of repairs after politicians criticized the lengthy muting of the beloved bell

Group estimates 34,000 gallons of oil spilled off Kuwait

Aug 16, 2017

Satellite imagery analysis by US-based group suggests at least 34,000 gallons leaked during oil spill off Kuwait

Sierra Leone prepares for mass funerals after mudslides

Aug 16, 2017

Sierra Leone's government is urging family members to identify their loved ones' remains following mudslides and floods in the capital that have killed more than 300 people

Government & Politics

India hedges pledge to expel Rohingya Muslims amid outcry

Aug 16, 2017

India says it is working to identify tens of thousands of Muslim Rohingya refugees in the country

Zimbabwe first lady wants diplomatic immunity over assault

Aug 16, 2017

South Africa's police say Zimbabwe's first lady Grace Mugabe has requested diplomatic immunity over an allegation that she assaulted a young model in Johannesburg earlier this week

Big Ben backlash: Plan to silence beloved bell under review

Aug 16, 2017

Officials at the British Parliament say they will review plans to silence Big Ben during four years of repairs after politicians criticized the lengthy muting of the beloved bell

Business

Union Pacific lays off 500 managers, 250 other rail workers

Aug 16, 2017

Union Pacific is laying off 500 managers and 250 other railroad workers to help further reduce costs

Target says turnaround efforts are bringing shoppers back

Aug 16, 2017

Target, which is remodeling stores and bolstering its online operations, showed signs Wednesday that the moves are starting to win back shoppers.

Calvin Harris to perform at Rihanna's Diamond Ball charity

Aug 16, 2017

Calvin Harris, the writer and producer of Rihanna's hit "We Found Love," is set to perform at her charity event in New York next month