April 19, 2019

Australia: Dingoes crawl into campervan, take toddler – father offers chase

A toddler who was sleeping in a campervan was dragged away by two dingoes before he was dramatically rescued by his father.
April 19, 2019

Lyra McKee: Journalist Gunned Down in Northern Ireland Remembered As "Rising Star" by Colleagues

Dissident Republicans are believed to be behind the shooting dead of a journalist in Northern Ireland, as police have appealed for calm.
April 19, 2019

Notre Dame Cathedral Fire 'Likely Caused' By Short-Circuit, Investigator Says

French authorities on Thursday said the tragic Notre Dame Cathedral fire was “likely caused” by an electrical short-circuit after investigators spent days rigorously probing the origins of the blaze, which resulted in the collapsing of the historic building’s main spire and roof.
April 19, 2019

Russia Warns U.S. 'Getting Ready' for War on Venezuela, China Says Leave Cuba Alone Too

Russia and China have condemned recent U.S. moves in Latin America, where they accuse President Donald Trump's administration of warmongering and interfering in the affairs of sovereign countries.
April 19, 2019

Paul Manafort Briefed Russian Intelligence Member on ‘Battleground States’ That Nearly All Voted for Trump: Mueller Report

Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort briefed Konstantin Kilimnik, a man with suspected ties to Russian intelligence services, about key battleground states in the 2016 presidential election, including Michigan, Wisconsin, Pennsylvania, and Minnesota, according to special counsel Robert Mueller’s report.
April 19, 2019

Mueller Report: FBI Thinks Russia Got Into Florida County Network Ahead of 2016 Election

The FBI accused Russia of hacking into a Florida county government network, just ahead of the 2016 presidential election, through the use of an elaborate spear-phishing scheme, according to the newly released report from special counsel Robert Mueller.
April 19, 2019

After Notre Dame, Priest Of Church Damaged By Arson Warns Against "Conspiracy Theories"

The curate of a Parisian church targeted by a suspected arsonist just last month has warned people should not believe conspiracy theories regarding the blaze that later consumed Notre Dame cathedral. 
April 19, 2019

Jared Kushner Gave Copy of Vladimir Putin-Approved U.S.-Russia Reconciliation Plan to Rex Tillerson, Mueller Report Reveals

President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and adviser Jared Kushner accepted a U.S.-Russia reconciliation plan from a close ally of Russian President Vladimir Putin and handed it to then-incoming Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, according to the report by special counsel Robert Mueller that was released on Thursday.
April 19, 2019

Historic Cruise Returning WWII Veterans to Normandy for D-Day 75th Anniversary

On June 6, 1944, some 156,000 Allied troops landed on the shores of Normandy, France. Supported by more than 5,000 ships and 13,000 aircraft, it was the largest amphibious assault in military history. The surprise assault gave the Allies a foothold in Nazi-controlled France, and signalled the beginning of the end for Hitler. But it came at great cost: Some 20,000 lives, mostly young men, were lost in the invasion.
April 19, 2019

Jerusalem Municipality Tells Kindergartens That Minority Members Are Not Allowed

The city of Jerusalem has ordered its public kindergartens not to allow foreigners and minorities into its facilities. The notice came from the city’s Emergency and Security Division, according to the Ma’ariv newspaper.