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Van jumps sidewalk in Barcelona injuring several people

Police in the northern Spanish city of Barcelona say a white van has jumped the sidewalk in the city’s historic Las Ramblas district, injuring several people. Police cordoned off the broad street and shut down its stores. Las Ramblas, a street of stalls and shops that cuts through the center of Barcelona, is one of the city’s top tourist destinations. … [Read more...]

Remains Found In April Have Been Identified As Those Of Teen Missing Since 2007

Kara Kopetsky hadn't been seen since leaving her Missouri high school in May 2007. … [Read more...]

White supremacist cries on camera as he describes 'terror' over arrest warrant

A white supremacist who helped organise the "Unite the Right" rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, has appeared on camera crying as he describes his fear of arrest. Chris Cantwell, a racist who previously claimed he and others would "f***ing kill" anti-fascist demonstrators for interfering with their right to express their views, sobs uncontrollably in the clip. The blogger was featured in a Vice … [Read more...]

China military criticizes 'wrong' U.S. moves on Taiwan, S.China Sea

The "wrong" actions of the United States on Taiwan, its South China Sea patrols and deployment of an advanced anti-missile system in South Korea have had a large, negative influence on military trust, a senior Chinese officer said on Thursday. Fan Changlong, a vice chairman of China's powerful Central Military Commission, told Joseph Dunford, chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff, that … [Read more...]

10-year-old India rape victim gives birth to baby girl

A 10-year-old rape victim whose plea for an abortion was rejected by India's Supreme Court has given birth to a baby girl, a doctor said Thursday. The girl, who cannot be named for legal reasons, was raped several times allegedly by an uncle who has since been arrested. Both the girl and her baby are doing fine," doctor Dasari Harish told AFP by phone from the northern Indian city of Chandigarh. … [Read more...]

American Airlines Accused Of Destroying Woman's Wedding Dress

The court papers claimed Yewande Oteh of Cherry Hill, New Jersey, decided to sue the airline after it failed to prevent or investigate the incident. … [Read more...]

Uproar in Australian Parliament after firebrand anti-immigrant MP Pauline Hanson wears burka to question time

Pauline Hanson, the Australian anti-migrant firebrand MP, has been condemned for an “appalling” stunt in which she wore a burka in Parliament as part of her push to ban it, prompting a rare standing ovation from MPs in support of a speech denouncing her. The controversial MP, who leads the One Nation party, was widely condemned after she attended the Senate chamber in a black Islamic body … [Read more...]

Investigators likely slain by Congolese militia: UN probe

Two UN investigators killed in March likely died at the hands of Congolese militia members, a UN inquiry found, adding that further investigation will be required to "fully ascertain the identity" of those involved. Michael Sharp, an American, and Zaida Catalan, a Swedish-Chilean dual national, were found murdered in March in the Democratic Republic of Congo while on a UN mission investigating … [Read more...]

Venezuela officials raid home of fired dissident attorney general

Venezuelan intelligence officers on Wednesday raided the home of the former attorney general, who was fired this month after she broke ranks with President Nicolas Maduro, while her replacement urged the arrest of her lawmaker husband. Four motorbikes and seven patrol cars belonging to the SEBIN intelligence service were seen outside the Caracas home of the ex-attorney general, Luisa Ortega, AFP … [Read more...]

New tower fuels concerns over changing face of San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — More than 60 stories above the ground, construction workers climb makeshift stairs and cross narrow steel planks to put the finishing touches on Salesforce Tower, now San Francisco's tallest building. … [Read more...]

Man charged with spraying manure on US Border Protection car

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — A man who says his livelihood in agriculture has been nearly ruined by people who entered the country illegally to work on local farms is facing charges he sprayed liquid manure on a marked U.S. Customs and Border Protection car after confronting an agent about immigration enforcement. … [Read more...]

Two Kids Got Locked In A Grocery Store And Did Exactly What You'd Expect

It's right out of a TV show. … [Read more...]

Trump Says Kids Shouldn't Come To U.S. Illegally. He's Also Limiting Their Legal Options.

WASHINGTON ― Central American immigrants in the U.S. already had few ways to legally bring their children over to join them. … [Read more...]

Natalee Holloway's Dad Having Human Remains Tested For DNA

The father of missing Alabama teen Natalee Holloway says he is awaiting the results of DNA testing on bones found in Aruba. … [Read more...]

Has Natalee Holloway's Body Been Found? Remains Reportedly Discovered in Search for Missing Teen

The Alabama teen vanished during a school trip in 2005. … [Read more...]

Maryland judge denies DC sniper Malvo's bid for new sentence

Lee Boyd Malvo, who as a teenager participated in the sniper attacks that killed 10 people and terrorized the Washington region, will not get a new sentence in Maryland, a judge said in a ruling released Wednesday. … [Read more...]

None Of The 10 Best Cities To Live In The World Are In The U.S.

Donald Trump’s policies are partly the reason that none of the 10 most liveable cities in the world are in the U.S., according to a new report from The Economist Intelligence Unit. … [Read more...]

Woman Arrested for Running Raffle Ticket Scam Using Image, Name of Boy Who Died of Cancer

Tracey Jacqueline Weir is accused of selling phony raffle tickets to support children's cancer research in the name of 4-year-old Nolan Scully. … [Read more...]