Stories about Worldwide

Dec 31 2017

3-yr-old boy playing with stove caused New York's Bronx fire

Vanessa Mensah, 20, said her older brother's heroism hasn't lessened the family's misery. The fire was first reported shortly before 7 p.m. local time. "What we think a...

Dec 31 2017

Mike Pence's neighbors put up a clever banner to protest his homophobia

News of the trolling went viral, so much so that " Make America Gay Again " is now trending on Twitter . Neighbors of the Colorado home where Pence and his wife, Kar...

Dec 31 2017

2 men arraigned on murder charges in quadruple homicide

Troy police chief James Tedesco said: "After being in this business for almost 42 years, I can say I have not seen savagery like this". Left to right: Shanta My...

Dec 31 2017

USA civil rights activist Erica Garner dies at 27

Garner died almost one week after suffering a massive heart attack on Christmas Eve. News reports conflicted between the family of whether Garner was brain dead beyon...

Dec 30 2017

Meteorologist David Epstein breaks down the New Year's weekend forecast

We had to settle for highs in the upper-20s to near 30° on Thursday . Either way, a cold rain will be likely for those who do get wet through Sunday afternoon as tempe...

Dec 30 2017

Man dies after being shot by Wichita officer investigating possible homicide

Lisa says police told her it was a case of "swatting" where someone makes a false report to police to try to get a SWAT team to respond to an address . We have a...

Dec 30 2017

Authorities: Florida man tried to electrocute pregnant wife

When a deputy kicked in the door, he saw that an electrical device had been hooked up to the door handle and lock, connecting it to an electrical outlet. Wilson was locat...

Dec 30 2017

Liberia Elects Ex-Soccer Star 'King George' Weah as President

Weah as Liberia's next President following the December 26 runoff election. "He is King George!" Weah, 51, will take over from outgoing President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf,...

Dec 30 2017

Mega Millions, Powerball Jackpots Both Top $300M to Close Out 2017

Ronald gives them good luck by placing the ticket (s) on his forehead, saying a prayer and making a gesture to his heart, then rubbing the tickets on one of the origina...

Dec 30 2017

12 people killed in apartment building fire

One witness, Rafael Gonzalez, who lives across the street from the engulfed building, told WCBS he saw some youths on a fire escape of the burning building. New York Cit...

Dec 30 2017

Victims of Troy quadruple homicide identified

Their bodies, along with that of Myers's partner, 22-year-old Brandi Mells, were discovered inside a basement apartment in Troy, N.Y., the day after Christmas, when the v...

Dec 30 2017

Anand wins World Rapid Championship

He was also the first recipient of the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award in 1991-92, India's highest sporting honour. "And my last two rapid events have been nothing short of...

Dec 30 2017

Thousands protest in Iran in anti-government demonstrations

In the central city of Isfahan, a resident said protesters had joined a rally held by factory workers demanding back-pay. Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei's resp...

Dec 30 2017

City of Lafayette offers drop-off sites for Christmas tree disposal

At Wright's Tree Farm in Waterloo, planning ahead helps limit the number of unsold cut trees. Trees can be dropped off at the Solid Waste Authority in Farmington or at ...

Dec 30 2017

Three Rockets Fired into Southern Israel; Israel Stikes Hamas Facilities in Gaza

No one was injured in the incident. A commemoration in honor of Staff Sgt. Oron Shaul , who was killed in 2014 during Operation Protective Edge and whose body is still...

Dec 30 2017

Congress MLA slaps on-duty police, gets slapped in return

In the spur of moment, the Congress MLA could not show the entry pass and she was pushed back by woman constables. News organisations have not yet identified the cons...

Dec 30 2017

Black teen brutally beaten by police while handcuffed, police remain silent

Police said a handgun was found in the path from which Wilkerson ran. 17-year-old Ulysses Wilkerson with his mother Angela Williams. Troy police referred questions ab...

Dec 30 2017

US, Russian foreign ministers agree on diplomatic solution to NK issue

At a United Nations meeting earlier this month, Tillerson chastised Russian Federation and China for their ties to Pyongyang, saying Moscow's use of North Korean labor ...

Dec 30 2017

This map shows how uninformed Trump's global warming tweet is

Trump , not known for his fondness for fighting or even belief in the phenomenon of climate change, took to his favourite medium of communication - Twitter - to post ...

Dec 30 2017

President Trump Calls FBI 'Tainted' Amid Russia Investigation

After expressing regret that Jeff Sessions excused himself from the Russian Federation investigation, he surprisingly expressed respect for former Attorney General Eric H...