Radical Muslim group blamed in Sri Lanka Easter bombings, 1 of 4 American victims identified

(COLOMBO, Sri Lanka) -- Members of a radical Muslim group have been identified as suspects in a series of Easter suicide bombings on churches and luxury hotels across Sri Lanka.

Coordinated... Read More

Comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy wins Ukrainian presidential election: Exit poll

(KIEV, Ukraine) -- Volodymyr Zelenskiy, a comedian with no political experience who plays the president on TV, has won Ukraine’s presidential election in a landslide, according to a national exit poll. The poll showed Zelenskiy receiving 73 per... Read More

Sri Lanka bombings: World leaders, prominent figures condemn Easter Sunday bombings

(NEW YORK) -- From the White House to the Vatican, world leaders condemned the string of bombings that killed more than 200 people in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday as many of the victims were in churches celebrating one of most important holidays in the... Read More

South Korea's food waste reduction plans feature urban farming and modern garbage bins

(SEOUL, South Korea) -- "Compost in my vegetable garden!" "No, mine first!"

City farmers have been raising their voices to make sure their two-square-meter gardens are fertilized with compost made from food waste discarded from their homes... Read More

2 arrests made in killing of journalist, 29, during riots in Northern Ireland

(DERRY, Ireland) -- A pair of teenagers were arrested on Saturday after a journalist from Northern Ireland was shot and killed by what authorities called "terrorists" during rioting in the country ahead of this weekend's religious holidays.

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Comedian faces president in Ukrainian pre-election stadium debate

(NEW YORK) -- In a fittingly showbiz finale to the country’s surprising election, Ukraine’s two presidential candidates, incumbent president Petro Poroshenko and Volodymyr Zelenskiy, the comedian who currently leads him the polls, faced e... Read More

Journalist, 29, shot to death during riots in Northern Ireland

(NEW YORK) -- A journalist from Northern Ireland was shot and killed by what authorities called "terrorists" during rioting in the country ahead of this weekend's religious holidays.

Lyra McKee, 29, was fatally shot Thursday night in Derry... Read More

UK to introduce first age-verification system for online pornography

(LONDON) -- The United Kingdom said it will introduce a law requiring Age Verification Certificates, or AVCs, to view online pornography beginning in July, making it the first country to do so.

Digital rights campaigners have criticized th... Read More

Three 'highly experienced' climbers presumed dead after avalanche at Canadian national park

(NEW YORK) -- One American and two European climbers are presumed dead after after an avalanche at a national park in Canada.

The mountaineers, who have not been named, were attempting to climb the east face of Howse Peak at Banff National... Read More

Woman finds man and girl from viral photo taken outside Notre Dame before fire

(PARIS) -- The father and daughter captured in a photograph in front of Notre Dame an hour before a massive fire erupted and destroyed parts of the building has been found.

But, the dad has asked to keep their identities a secret.
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France pays tribute to firefighters who saved Notre Dame Cathedral

(PARIS) -- France is paying tribute Thursday to the hundreds of firefighters who saved the world-renowned Notre Dame Cathedral from utter collapse.

Nearly 500 firefighters battled a massive fire at the 12th century Catholic cathedral in P... Read More