Haiti health system nears collapse as medicine dwindles, gangs attack hospitals and ports stay shut

52 mins ago (ABC News: International): Life-saving medication and equipment is dwindling or altogether absent at hospitals and clinics across Haiti's capital as brutal gangs tighten their grip on Port-au-Prince and beyond

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Elon Musk accuses Australia of censorship after court bans violent video

52 mins ago (ABC News: International): Tech billionaire Elon Musk has accused Australia of censorship after an Australian judge ruled that his social media platform X must block users worldwide from accessing video of a bishop being stabbed in a Sydney church

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Philippine troops kill 12 suspected Muslim rebels in clash that wounded 7 soldiers

52 mins ago (ABC News: International): Philippine troops have killed the leader of a small Muslim rebel group and eleven of his men blamed for past bombings and extortion in a clash in the country’s south

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In Vietnam, farmers reduce methane emissions by changing how they grow rice

1 h ago (ABC News: International): Vietnam aims to transform its rice sector, making it more resilient to climate change while also reducing its emissions of methane, a greenhouse gas far more potent than carbon dioxide

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North Korean leader Kim leads rocket drills that simulate a nuclear counterattack against enemies

1 h ago (ABC News: International): North Korean leader Kim Jong Un supervised salvo launches of the country’s “super-large” multiple rocket launchers that simulated a nuclear counterattack against enemy targets, state media said Tuesday, adding to testing activities and threats that hav...

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A cluster of earthquakes shakes Taiwan after a strong one killed 13 earlier this month

1 h ago (ABC News: International): A cluster of earthquakes has struck Taiwan, the strongest measuring 6.1 magnitude

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Satellite photos suggest Iran air defense radar struck in Isfahan during apparent Israeli attack

1 h ago (ABC News: International): New satellite photos suggest an apparent Israeli retaliatory strike targeting Iran’s central city of Isfahan hit a radar system for a Russian-made air defense battery, contradicting repeated denials by officials in Tehran of any damage in the assault

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Taiwan Quakes: Aftershocks From Deadly Temblor Hit Island

1 h ago (NYT > World News): No injuries or deaths were immediately reported, but two buildings partially collapsed in the tremors, which followed a powerful April 3 quake that killed 17 people.

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George Mallory's last letter from Everest said odds of reaching the top were '50 to 1 against us'

1 h ago (ABC News: International): The final letter that George Mallory wrote to his wife before he vanished on Mount Everest a century ago has been digitalized

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The Unreality of Columbia’s ‘Liberated Zone’

1 h ago (The Atlantic): What happens when genuine sympathy for civilian suffering mixes with a fervor that borders on the oppressive?

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Minnesota state senator arrested on suspicion of burglary

2 hs ago (NBC News Top Stories): Sen. Nicole Mitchell, a former broadcast meteorologist, was arrested on suspicion of burglary in the northwestern Minnesota city of Detroit Lakes, police said.

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Middle East Crisis: Senior Israeli Military Official Resigns After Oct. 7 Intelligence Failures

2 hs ago (NYT > World News): Aharon Haliva, the head of military intelligence, is the highest-ranking Israeli official to step down since the Hamas-led attack.

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The meaning behind Taylor Swift’s new hit songs revealed

2 hs ago (www.telegraph.co.uk for the latest news from the UK and around the world.):

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Visy hit with heavy fine after accident sees employee lose leg

2 hs ago (9News): The man was trapped between a trolley car and a conveyor at a Sydney worksite in 2020.

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Two teens, one adult charged over luxury car thefts and 'post and boast' offences

2 hs ago (9News): A BMW Sedan and a white convertible Ferrari were stolen from a property on Old Northern Road in Dural between 3am and 3.45am on Tuesday, April 16.

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Bass budget would reduce homelessness funding, scale back LAPD hiring goal

2 hs ago (California): Faced with rising salary costs and weak revenue growth, Mayor Karen Bass also proposed the elimination of more than 2,100 vacant city positions.

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Matthews scores winner in the 3rd as Maple Leafs down Bruins to even series

2 hs ago (CBC | Top Stories News): Auston Matthews scored the winner in the third period and added two assists as the Toronto Maple Leafs topped the Boston Bruins 3-2 on Monday to even their first-round playoff series 1-1.

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Psychologist becomes first person in Peru to die by euthanasia after fighting in court for years

2 hs ago (ABC News: International): A Peruvian psychologist who suffered from an incurable disease that weakened her muscles and had her confined to her bed for several years, died by euthanasia, becoming the first person in the country to obtain the right to die with medical assistance

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Psychologist becomes first person in Peru to die by euthanasia after yearslong court fight

2 hs ago (NBC News Top Stories): Ana Estrada, who suffered from an incurable disease that had her confined to her bed for several years, became the first person in the country to die by euthanasia, her lawyer said Monday.

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Former cop accused of double murder doing it 'a bit tough'

3 hs ago (9News): Beau Lamarre-Condon has not entered a plea after being charged with killing Jessie Baird and Luke Davies in Sydney.

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Before and after: See Dubai flooding from space

3 hs ago (9News): A firehose of heavy rain gushed over a large portion of the UAE, with the country recording a year's worth of rain in just 12 hours.

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Donald Trump historic criminal trial opens in New York

3 hs ago (Sydney Morning Herald - World): Former US president Donald Trump accused of paying hush money to adult film star at historic trial.

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Israeli military intelligence chief resigns over October 7 attacks

3 hs ago (Sydney Morning Herald - World): Israeli intelligence boss quits over failure to predict October 7 attacks by Hamas.

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More human remains believed to be slain student wash ashore

3 hs ago (9News): A torso and an arm were found by a citizen walking a remote tree-lined beach on Thursday morning, the sheriff's office said.

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Israelis Prepare to Mark Passover With Hostages Still in Gaza

3 hs ago (NYT > World News): Many Jews say they will adapt their Passover rituals around the Seder table this year to fit the somber mood of a country at war.

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Man shot dead by police in rural Queensland threatened woman with rifle

3 hs ago (9News): A man who was shot dead by police in Queensland's Gladstone region yesterday had stolen two cars and threatened a woman with a loaded long-arm rifle earlier that morning.

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Crown gets green light to run Sydney casino

3 hs ago (9News): The NSW Independent Casino Commission announced today that the resort is now suitable to retain its licence, three years after money laundering admissions, but must continue to 'lift standards'.

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The bush superfood growing in our backyard for over 140 million years

3 hs ago (9News): Indigenous Australians have feasted on bunya nuts for millennia - new research has underscored why.

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Explainer: How to play two-up on Anzac Day

3 hs ago (9News): It's the game that's only legal on one day of the year: here's your guide on how to play.

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Baltimore battles ship owners’ effort to limit liability in bridge collapse

3 hs ago (NBC News Top Stories): The owners of the Dali cargo ship were negligent and should be held fully liable for the collapse of the Francis Scott Key Bridge, which killed six people, the city of Baltimore said in court filings Monday.

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‘All died violently’: 5 people, including 2 kids, found dead in Oklahoma City home

3 hs ago (NBC News Top Stories): Five people, including two children, were found dead inside an Oklahoma City home Monday morning, police said.

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Seattle hospital won't turn over gender-affirming care records in lawsuit settlement with Texas

4 hs ago (CTVNews.ca - World - Public RSS): Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton is dropping a request for a Seattle hospital to hand over records regarding gender-affirming treatment potentially given to children from Texas as part of a lawsuit settlement announced Monday.

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Nearly 30 cases of eclipse-related eye damage reported in Quebec so far

4 hs ago (CBC | Top Stories News): Quebec optometrists have confirmed 28 cases of eclipse-related eye damage since the solar event on April 8, and health officials say there could be far more.

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'More questions than answers' over ancient portrait of famed conqueror

4 hs ago (9News): Alexander the Great conquered half the world in his short life, but where this medallion was unearthed still came as a shock.

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Arizona judges declares mistrial in the case of a rancher accused of fatally shooting a migrant

4 hs ago (CTVNews.ca - World - Public RSS): An Arizona judge declares a mistrial Monday in the case of a rancher accused of fatally shooting a Mexican man on his property near the U.S.-Mexico border.

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Her investigations were not welcome in Modi’s India, so neither was she

4 hs ago (Sydney Morning Herald - World): Avani Dias, the ABC’s lead India correspondent, has returned to Australia after a campaign of intimidation by Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government.

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A Washington police officer killed 3 people in 8 years -- and faces a murder trial for the last one

5 hs ago (CTVNews.ca - World - Public RSS): Jury selection began Monday in the trial of a suburban Seattle police officer charged with murder in the death of a 26-year-old man outside a convenience store in 2019 — the third person the officer had killed in the past eight years.

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Venezuela's president meets with accuser in ongoing criminal probe into human rights abuse

5 hs ago (ABC News: International): Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro met with the head of the International Criminal Court as he faces an ongoing investigation by the tribunal into crimes against humanity for his crackdown on anti-government protests

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Rishi Sunak’s Rwanda Bill finally passes after eight hours of painstaking debate

5 hs ago (www.telegraph.co.uk for the latest news from the UK and around the world.): Rishi Sunak’s Rwanda Bill finally cleared Parliament early on Tuesday morning after eight hours of debate as MPs and peers sat through the night to pass the flagship legislation.]]>

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Psychologist becomes first person in Peru to die by euthanasia after fighting in court for years

5 hs ago (CTVNews.ca - World - Public RSS): A Peruvian psychologist who suffered from an incurable disease that weakened her muscles and had her confined to her bed for several years, died by euthanasia, her lawyer said Monday, becoming the first person in the country to obtain the right to die with medical assistance.

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U.K. Parliament approves Rwanda deportation bill, ending weeks of legislative stalemate

5 hs ago (CTVNews.ca - World - Public RSS): British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak 's latest effort to send some migrants to Rwanda finally won approval from Parliament early Tuesday, hours after he pledged deportation flights would begin in July.

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L.A. County sheriff's department searching for suspect who shot deputy in the back

5 hs ago (California): The deputy, part of a motorcycle unit, was wearing a bullet-resistant vest and was stable when taken to a hospital, authorities said.

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7 halal meat outlets closed in Calgary as RCMP investigate unlawful slaughter and sale

5 hs ago (CBC | Top Stories News): The list of Calgary halal meat outlets forced to close due to public health orders grew to seven on Monday, as the RCMP announced an investigation into unlawful livestock dealing and illegal slaughter operations in Southern Alberta.

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U.K. Pushes Through Rwanda Deportation Bill

5 hs ago (NYT > World News): Britain’s Parliament passed contentious legislation to allow the deportation of asylum seekers to the African country, a political victory for Prime Minister Rishi Sunak.

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UK home secretary to visit Italy to discuss stopping migrants arriving on boats

5 hs ago (ABC News: International): British Home Secretary James Cleverly is visiting Italy as part of the U.K. government’s efforts to crack down on migrants arriving by small boats

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U.K. Parliament approves a plan to deport asylum-seekers to Rwanda

5 hs ago (NPR Topics: World): The British government has pushed the plan as a way to deter asylum-seekers from taking boats to Britain. But the U.N. human rights office has warned aviation authorities not to take part.

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Television tower hit by missile crashes to ground

5 hs ago (9News): The structure in a frontline Ukrainian city was hit by a Russian missile.

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Surge of Chinese migrants crossing Southern border into the U.S.

5 hs ago (NBC News Top Stories): The number of migrants from China has soared from under 1,000 a few years ago to more than 37,000 last year. NBC News' David Noriega reports on what's behind the increase and how the U.S. says it's addressing the issue.

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Adored ostrich at Kansas zoo dies after swallowing staff member’s keys

6 hs ago (NBC News Top Stories): A beloved ostrich at the Topeka Zoo & Conservation Center in Kansas has died after swallowing a staff member’s keys.

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Brewers’ Jakob Junis hit in neck by line drive in batting practice, taken to hospital

6 hs ago (NBC News Top Stories): Jakob Junis of the Milwaukee Brewers was taken away in an ambulance after being hit in the neck by a line drive during batting practice in Pittsburgh on Monday.

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David Pecker, former National Enquirer publisher, testifies in Trump hush-money trial

6 hs ago (www.telegraph.co.uk for the latest news from the UK and around the world.):

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Indian national sentenced in US$150M Canadian, U.S. dark web drug enterprise

6 hs ago (CTVNews.ca - World - Public RSS): An Indian national has been sentenced in the United States to five years in prison in connection with a dark web drug enterprise that stretched as far as Canada, an American Department of Justice release says.

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Trump says RFK Jr. will hurt Biden. In private, he’s not so sure.

6 hs ago (NBC News Top Stories): After mostly ignoring Kennedy earlier, Trump has stepped up his efforts to brand the independent candidate as left-wing and make him Biden’s problem.

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Pro-Palestinian protesters arrested at Yale, Columbia cancels in-person classes

6 hs ago (CTVNews.ca - World - Public RSS): Police arrested dozens of people at a pro-Palestinian demonstration at Yale University on Monday, hours after Columbia University cancelled in-person classes in response to protesters setting up tent encampments at its New York City campus last week.

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Golden Visa Programs, Once a Boon, Lose Their Luster

6 hs ago (NYT > World News): Spain is the latest European country to end its program, which brought in billions of euros from real estate investors seeking residency status but worsened a housing crisis for locals.

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'Worst house I've ever seen' attracts 73 bids in eight minutes at auction

6 hs ago (9News): Photos of the New Zealand house show creepers and plants breaking through cracks, holes in the walls, black mould, and more.

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Embrace for Westfield victim's friend in beach tribute

6 hs ago (9News): Hundreds of boardriders paddled out into the sea as the sun rose for a striking tribute to the dead and wounded.

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Canadian family receives wrong body after father died on Cuban vacation

6 hs ago (ABC News: International): A family in Quebec is searching for answers after discovering that their father’s remains didn’t make it to Canada from Cuba, where he died while on vacation, and instead received the remains of another man

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Last Weekend’s Political Mirage

6 hs ago (The Atlantic): The passage of the Ukrainian aid package won’t transform the GOP.

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Youngest World Chess Championship contender qualifies at Toronto tournament

6 hs ago (CBC | Top Stories News): India's Gukesh Dommaraju, 17, is the youngest challenger for the World Chess Championship after winning the FIDE Candidates tournament in Toronto on Sunday. Dommaraju, who became a chess grandmaster at 12, will play China's Ding Liren for the world title later this year.

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Biden to speak at Morehouse College commencement, sparking faculty concerns

7 hs ago (NBC News Top Stories): Morehouse College is set to announce that President Joe Biden will deliver its commencement address on May 19, but some faculty members have raised concerns about the decision.

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Aussies are about to get $1500 - and more relief could be on the way

7 hs ago (9News): The federal budget is just three weeks away. This is how you can expect it to help your hip pocket.

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UN warns Haiti's capital blockaded, no aid for malnourished children

7 hs ago (CTVNews.ca - World - Public RSS): Haiti's capital is almost completely cut off by air, sea and land blockades as gang violence intensifies, stopping aid from getting to 58,000 children with the most life-threatening form of malnutrition, the head of the U.N. children's agency warned on Monday.

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Ottawa police investigating complaints of hate speech at pro-Palestinian rally

7 hs ago (CBC | Top Stories News): Ottawa police are investigating allegations of hate speech used during a pro-Palestinian rally on Parliament Hill on the weekend.

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CIA botched its handling of sexual assault allegations, House intel report says

7 hs ago (NBC News Top Stories): A House Intelligence Committee report found the CIA mishandled allegations of sexual assault and harassment and failed to hold perpetrators to account.

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TikTok Faces E.U. Inquiry Over ‘Addictive’ Features

7 hs ago (NYT > World News): European officials threatened to fine TikTok and force it to remove some features, the latest regulatory challenge for the Chinese-owned social media app.

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People taken into custody at NYU as Pro-Palestinian campus protests escalate

7 hs ago (NBC News Top Stories): Students at Columbia University, Yale and other universities are holding pro-Palestinian protests on campus

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Prosecutors at hush money trial say Trump led 'porn star payoff' scheme to 'corrupt' 2016 election

7 hs ago (NBC News Top Stories): Opening statements began in Donald Trump's hush money trial. Former National Enquirer publisher David Pecker took the stand as the first witness for the prosecution.

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A Dentist Found a Jawbone in a Floor Tile

7 hs ago (The Atlantic): Fossils are quite common in this type of stone, but human-looking ones are not.

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Rousing a sleeping giant: Trump perks up as testimony begins in hush money trial

7 hs ago (NBC News Top Stories): No one will ever accuse former President Donald Trump of being woke.

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‘Patriots’ Review: What Happened to the Man Who Made Putin?

7 hs ago (NYT > World News): Michael Stuhlbarg and Will Keen shine as a kingmaker and his creature. But in Peter Morgan’s cheesy-fun play, it’s not always clear which is which.

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Ukraine braces for mega-blitz as Russia tries to force victory before US aid arrives

7 hs ago (World News - Latest International & World News Today | The Sun):

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Mexico's leading presidential candidate is stopped by masked men at checkpoint

7 hs ago (NPR Topics: World): In Mexico a group of masked people in the state of Chiapas stopped a leading Presidential candidate at a checkpoint. The incident comes amid a spate of political assassinations.

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The remarkably stable 2024 race: From the Politics Desk

7 hs ago (NBC News Top Stories): The 2024 presidential race between Joe Biden and Donald Trump has been remarkably stable, NBC News polling shows, despite the drama of the campaign.

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When does 'old age' begin? Public perception may be skewing later

7 hs ago (NBC News Top Stories): How old is old? The answer to that question appears to be changing, according to a new study. And the older people get, the later they think old age begins.

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Crysencio Summerville double fires nervy Leeds back up to second

7 hs ago (www.telegraph.co.uk for the latest news from the UK and around the world.):

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Despite a fortified border, migrants will keep coming, analysts agree. Here's why.

8 hs ago (NPR Topics: World): The number of people coming from South and Central American is rising and they will eventually arrive at the U.S. Southern border, analysts say.

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The Accidental Speaker

8 hs ago (The Atlantic): What if Mike Johnson is actually good at this?

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Tuesday Briefing: The Trump Trial Opens

8 hs ago (NYT > World News): Also, a top Israeli general resigned.

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Why Should the U.S. Send Aid to Ukraine?

8 hs ago (NPR Topics: World): The U.S. Congress is poised to finally approve a package of aid to Ukraine worth over $60 billion, with the House having approved the funds on Saturday. The Ukrainian prime minister was in Washington to urge for the aid to be passed and explains why Americans should continue to assist in his country's war effort.

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Universal Studios tram tossed "multiple" riders to the ground, accident investigators say

8 hs ago (California): Drugs and alcohol were not involved in the crash on the Universal Studios tram ride that sent 15 people to the hospital.

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Key quotes from Trump's criminal hush money trial

8 hs ago (World: BreakingNews.ie): Key quotes from Trump's criminal hush money trial

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It’s the End of the Web as We Know It

8 hs ago (The Atlantic): A great public resource is at risk of being destroyed.

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World’s biggest gun ‘Gustav’ built by the Nazis to destroy France that fired 12ft shells before vanishing without trace

8 hs ago (World News - Latest International & World News Today | The Sun):

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'Paddle-out' at Bondi Beach as community mourns Westfield victims

8 hs ago (9News): Locals were invited to take part in the morning event either in the ocean or on shore.

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Biden Official Calls for Investigation in Chinese Swimming Doping Case

8 hs ago (NYT > World News): The administration’s top drug official, Rahul Gupta, said he would bring up the handling of Chinese swimmers’ positive tests at a meeting of sports officials this week.

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Israel Hasn’t Offered Evidence Tying U.N. Workers to Hamas, Review Says

8 hs ago (NYT > World News): The review did not address whether some employees of a U.N. agency, UNRWA, took part in the Oct. 7 attack, but it said no evidence had emerged that many UNRWA workers belonged to militant groups.

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Trump involved in ‘illegal conspiracy’ to sway 2016 election, jury hears as trial starts

8 hs ago (Sydney Morning Herald - World): As the former president sat with his eyes closed every so often, prosecutor Matthew Colangelo told the jury that Trump lied “over and over” in his quest to win.

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Wrong remains sent to ‘exhausted’ Canadian family after death on Cuba vacation

9 hs ago (Global News.CA): Faraj Allah Jarjour of Laval, Que. died suddenly in Cuba on a family trip, and his children say the wrong remains were sent back to Canada from Cuba.

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Inside Michael Jackson’s revamped Neverland theme park as it’s brought back to life for film featuring star’s nephew

9 hs ago (World News - Latest International & World News Today | The Sun):

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The best beach hotels in Turkey for May half term

9 hs ago (www.telegraph.co.uk for the latest news from the UK and around the world.):

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Russian strike on Kharkiv TV tower 'obvious attempt at intimidation,' Zelenskyy says

9 hs ago (CBC | Top Stories News): A Russian missile strike that broke in half a 240-metre television tower in Kharkiv on Monday is part of a deliberate effort by Moscow to make Ukraine's second-largest city uninhabitable, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said.

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A new report says Mexico has abandoned protection of loggerhead sea turtles

9 hs ago (ABC News: International): A new report finds that the Mexican government has largely abandoned protection and enforcement measures for loggerhead sea turtles

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Israel still hasn't provided evidence to back up claims UNRWA staff linked to Gaza militants, panel says

9 hs ago (CBC | Top Stories News): A review of the UN agency for Palestinian refugees (UNRWA) has found that it has 'robust' frameworks to ensure compliance with humanitarian neutrality principles, though issues persist, in a report which could prompt some donors to review funding freezes.

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Brits could be hit with new tax & strict limit on visitor numbers on Tenerife after mass ‘anti-tourism’ protests

9 hs ago (World News - Latest International & World News Today | The Sun):

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European Space Agency adds 5 new astronauts in only fourth class since 1978. Over 20,000 applied

9 hs ago (ABC News: International): The European Space Agency has added five new members to its astronaut corps

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Biden will send Ukraine weapons once Senate approves aid package, says Zelenskiy

9 hs ago (World: BreakingNews.ie): Ukraine is awaiting US Senate approval after the House of Representatives approved the $95 billion package

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Myanmar’s figurehead vice president, a rare holdover from Suu Kyi's civilian government, steps down

9 hs ago (ABC News: International): Myanmar’s Vice President Henry Van Thio is stepping down

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Russian air strike took out TV tower in Ukraine's Kharkiv, Zelenskyy says

10 hs ago (CTVNews.ca - World - Public RSS): A Russian missile strike that broke in half a 240-metre (787-foot) television tower in Kharkiv on Monday is part of a deliberate effort by Moscow to make Ukraine's second largest city uninhabitable, President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said.

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Despite Obama and Trump, America just proved it’s still the ‘indispensable power’

10 hs ago (Sydney Morning Herald - World): This multibillion-dollar aid package shores up US friends and allies with priceless support amid existential struggles across three continents.

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BBC presenter who announced Queen’s death quits over teen photo scandal

10 hs ago (Sydney Morning Herald - World): Huw Edwards, the broadcaster’s best-paid newsreader, was suspended last year following claims he allegedly paid a teenager for explicit pictures.

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The Stark Reality of Israel’s Fight in Gaza

10 hs ago (NYT > World News): Israel has failed to achieve its two primary goals of the war, while the suffering of Palestinians erodes support even among its allies.

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British climate protester won't be charged for sign telling jurors to vote their conscience

10 hs ago (ABC News: International): A London judge says a climate protester who could have faced up to two years in prison for holding a sign outside a courthouse reminding jurors of their right to acquit defendants should not be charged with contempt of court

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Russia convicts the spokesperson for Facebook owner Meta in a swift trial in absentia

10 hs ago (ABC News: International): An independent Russian news site has reported that a court in Russia convicted the spokesperson of U.S. technology company Meta, which owns Facebook and Instagram, of justifying terrorism and sentenced him to six years in prison in absentia

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Trump tried to ‘corrupt’ 2016 election, prosecution alleges

10 hs ago (World: BreakingNews.ie): The former president’s hush money trial has started in New York.

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Israel did not express concerns about UNRWA staff before attack: report

10 hs ago (Global News.CA): Israel said UNRWA employees took part in the Hamas attack. A UN panel has stated "Israel has yet to provide supporting evidence of this.”

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Earth Day 2024: A Look at 3 Places Adapting Quickly to Fight Climate Change

10 hs ago (NYT > World News): Paris is becoming a city of bikes. Across China, people are snapping up $5,000 electric cars. On Earth Day, a look at a few bright spots for emission reductions.

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Stormy Daniels: Who is the porn star at the centre of Trump’s hush money trial?

10 hs ago (www.telegraph.co.uk for the latest news from the UK and around the world.):

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Supreme Court conservatives skeptical of challenge to Oregon city's crackdown on homeless

10 hs ago (NBC News Top Stories): The Supreme Court weighs the constitutionality of municipal ordinances that punish homeless people for camping on public property when they have nowhere else to go.

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Germany Arrests 3 Suspected of Passing Secrets to China

10 hs ago (NYT > World News): Sensitive naval data and a high-powered laser were obtained for China by three German citizens, according to prosecutors.

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Israeli military intelligence chief resigns over failure to prevent Hamas attack

11 hs ago (World: BreakingNews.ie): Aharon Haliva has become the first senior Israeli figure to step down over the October 7 assault, which sparked the war in Gaza.

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Their father died in Cuba. Weeks later, they received the wrong body

11 hs ago (CBC | Top Stories News): Miriam Jarjour says she's shocked, exhausted and devastated. Several weeks after her father died of a heart attack while swimming at a beach on vacation in Cuba, his body was supposed to have been repatriated by a Cuban government agency.

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Palestinian Baby Delivered After Mother Killed in Israeli Strike

11 hs ago (NYT > World News): The baby was born 10 weeks premature and weighed three pounds, a doctor said. Her father and sister also died.

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A cooler pattern to close out April in Southern California: showers, clouds and dropping temperatures

11 hs ago (California): A deep marine layer is building across much of Southern California, the start of a cooler, wetter pattern. Light rain is possible through Saturday.

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Trump’s $175m bond settled with cash promise

11 hs ago (World: BreakingNews.ie): Lawyers for the former president agreed to keep the $175 million bond in a cash account that would gain interest, but face no downside risk

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The EU ratchets up pressure on TikTok's new rewards app over risks to kids, warns of suspension

11 hs ago (ABC News: International): The European Union is demanding TikTok provide more information about a new app that pays users to watch videos and warned that it could order the video sharing platform to suspend addictive features that pose a risk to kids

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Everton Seeks Alternative Buyer as Deal With 777 Partners Falters

11 hs ago (NYT > World News): With a proposed sale stalled seven months after it was announced, a financially strapped Premier League team is pursuing a backup plan.

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Supreme Court divided on homelessness case that will affect California encampment policy

11 hs ago (California): California cities are looking to the Supreme Court to win more authority to restrict homeless encampments.

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Bird Flu Is Infecting More Mammals. What Does That Mean for Us?

11 hs ago (NYT > World News): H5N1, an avian flu virus, has killed tens of thousands of marine mammals, and infiltrated American livestock for the first time. Scientists are working quickly to assess how it is evolving and how much of a risk it poses to humans.

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When is the US election? Everything you need to know about the 2024 race

11 hs ago (www.telegraph.co.uk for the latest news from the UK and around the world.):

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FIFA Said to Be Close to TV Deal With Apple for New Tournament

11 hs ago (NYT > World News): The agreement would give the tech company worldwide rights for a monthlong World Cup-style competition between top teams set to take place next year.

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Monday evening news briefing: Rwanda Bill returns to Parliament for final showdown

12 hs ago (www.telegraph.co.uk for the latest news from the UK and around the world.):

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Driver arrested for drug driving after plowing through classroom wall in Liverpool

12 hs ago (ABC News: International): A driver who plowed through the wall of a Liverpool classroom shortly before the start of school has been arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of drugs

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Columbia University shifts classes to remote-only after a wave of protests on campus

12 hs ago (NPR Topics: World): Yale University, Emerson College and New York University are among the few schools where students are staging encampments calling for divestment from Israel.

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Huw Edwards, a Top BBC Anchor, Resigns After 40 Years

12 hs ago (NYT > World News): Mr. Edwards had been off the air since July, when he was accused of paying for sexually explicit images, and he cited medical reasons for his decision to quit.

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Nearly 100 Belarus political prisoners have severe medical problems, rights group says

12 hs ago (ABC News: International): A human rights group says that nearly 100 political prisoners in Belarus who were incarcerated in a severe crackdown on dissent are suffering severe medical problems and could be close to death

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It’s Really Hard to Rebuild a Marsh

12 hs ago (The Atlantic): Scientists hope a gentler approach can save those in San Francisco Bay.

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U.K., German police arrest 5 alleged Chinese spies in separate probes

12 hs ago (Global News.CA): U.K. and German police arrested five people for allegedly spying for China. German authorities said the suspects were thought to be working with the Chinese secret service.

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Coachella weekend 2: Kid Cudi breaks a foot, Doja Cat makes history and an Odd Future reunion

12 hs ago (NBC News Top Stories): Coachella has officially come to a close after two weekends full of special guests, embarrassing flops and lots of music.

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Ukraine War Helped Push World Military Spending to 35-Year High, Study Says

12 hs ago (NYT > World News): The outlay reached $2.4 trillion last year, a research group found, 6.8 percent up on 2022. Tensions in Asia and the Middle East also contributed.

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Biden delivers remarks to commemorate Earth Day

13 hs ago (NBC News Top Stories): Watch live coverage as President Joe Biden delivers remarks from Triangle, Va., to commemorate Earth Day.

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Heavy rainstorms kill four people in southern China

13 hs ago (World: BreakingNews.ie): Rescuers were searching for 10 missing people.

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Nato and Russia heading for nuclear showdown as Poland vows to host US nukes on Putin’s doorstep

13 hs ago (World News - Latest International & World News Today | The Sun):

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Suspect in break-in at Mayor Bass' home previously convicted of assault

13 hs ago (California): Ephraim Hunter, 29, previously served time in a Massachusetts state prison for assault with a deadly weapon, court records show.

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Putin’s ‘son he never had’ attack dog Ramzan Kadyrov dying of ‘pancreatic necrosis’ & Vlad planning to replace him

13 hs ago (World News - Latest International & World News Today | The Sun):

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Prosecutors allege Trump 'orchestrated a criminal scheme' as trial for ex-president begins

13 hs ago (CBC | Top Stories News): Donald Trump 'orchestrated a criminal scheme to corrupt the 2016 presidential election' a prosecutor said as the first-ever criminal trial of a former U.S. president got underway. The defence hinted at blaming Trump's former lawyer, Michael Cohen, for any wrongdoing.

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Elderly couple brutally killed by ‘vicious’ sheep that ‘was lying in wait & burst through electric fence’

13 hs ago (World News - Latest International & World News Today | The Sun):

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Iranian and Pakistani leaders vow to boost trade

13 hs ago (World: BreakingNews.ie): Ebrahim Raisi and Pakistani Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharifin spoke to reporters as the Iranian President began a three-day visit.

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Introducing: How to Know What’s Real

13 hs ago (The Atlantic): A new season of the How To series from The Atlantic

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The GOP’s Pro-Russia Caucus Lost. Now Ukraine Has to Win.

13 hs ago (The Atlantic): Once U.S. money starts flowing again, the dynamics of the war will change.

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How Baseball Explains the Limits of AI

13 hs ago (The Atlantic): The iconic Yankees broadcaster John Sterling reminds us that what makes us human cannot be imitated.

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How the Humble Donkey Became a Big Problem for China

13 hs ago (The Atlantic): A popular remedy is made from hides imported from Africa—but the out-of-control trade is causing geopolitical problems for Beijing.

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Hinge

13 hs ago (The Atlantic): A poem for Sunday

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Trump Deflates

13 hs ago (The Atlantic): It wasn’t just Putin who lost in the House vote on Ukraine aid.

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The Battle in Congress for Foreign Funding

13 hs ago (The Atlantic): House Speaker Mike Johnson faces mounting frustration among his right-wing Republican colleagues.

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FTSE 100 surges to record high as Middle East tensions ease

13 hs ago (www.telegraph.co.uk for the latest news from the UK and around the world.): The FTSE 100 has closed at a record high after fears about an escalating conflict in the Middle East eased.]]>

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Poland's leader says his country is ready to host NATO members' nuclear weapons to counter Russia

13 hs ago (ABC News: International): Poland’s president says the NATO member would be ready to host the nuclear weapons of the military alliances’s other members in response to Russia’s moving its nuclear weapons to neighboring Belarus

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Dengue surges in war-torn Sudan as healthcare system nears collapse

13 hs ago (www.telegraph.co.uk for the latest news from the UK and around the world.):

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Armenia asks UN court to throw out Azerbaijan’s claim alleging racial discrimination

13 hs ago (ABC News: International): Lawyers for Armenia have asked the top U.N. court to throw out a case filed by Azerbaijan over the Karabakh region that accuses Armenia of ethnic cleansing

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What the US aid bill means for Ukraine - Ukraine: The Latest podcast

13 hs ago (www.telegraph.co.uk for the latest news from the UK and around the world.):

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Honda expected to announce multi-billion dollar deal to assemble EVs in Ontario: sources

13 hs ago (CBC | Top Stories News): Honda is expected to announce a multi-billion dollar deal to build electric vehicles and their parts in Ontario, government sources confirmed to CBC News.

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Warwick Davis apologises if social media message ’caused anyone concern’

14 hs ago (World: BreakingNews.ie): The Star Wars and Harry Potter actor’s wife Samantha Davis died aged 53 in March and her death was announced last week.

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Jeremy Kyle guest felt life was ‘not worth living’ after appearing on show

14 hs ago (World: BreakingNews.ie): Mr Dymond, from Portsmouth, Hampshire, is thought to have taken his own life seven days after filming for the ITV programme in May 2019.

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May bank holiday train strikes: Dates and services affected

14 hs ago (www.telegraph.co.uk for the latest news from the UK and around the world.):

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Edmonton condo at risk of collapse to be sold as corporate law clouds hope for court fight

15 hs ago (CBC | Top Stories News): The corporations behind the construction of Castledowns Pointe no longer exist, which poses a legal hurdle for owners who were forced out seven months ago.

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South Africa's ANC loses another court case against rival party led by former president Zuma

15 hs ago (ABC News: International): South Africa’s ruling African National Congress has lost a second court case against a new rival party led by former President Jacob Zuma

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Brits told to ‘go home’ in ANOTHER hols hotspot as anti-tourist fury spreads across Spain after Tenerife protests

15 hs ago (World News - Latest International & World News Today | The Sun):

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Sinister rise of deadly Ibiza party drug pink cocaine…which killed boy of 14 & is like a ‘bomb going off’

15 hs ago (World News - Latest International & World News Today | The Sun):

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I’ve spent 10 years living off-grid in wilderness with my dog – I built my own home, forage for food & save £36k a year

15 hs ago (World News - Latest International & World News Today | The Sun):

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The Politics of Pessimism

15 hs ago (The Atlantic): Why so many American leaders are advancing a new kind of nihilism

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Prabowo Subianto seals victory as Indonesia's next leader after a top court rejects rivals' appeals

15 hs ago (ABC News: International): Indonesia’s top court has rejected appeals by two losing presidential candidates who demanded a revote, alleging widespread irregularities and fraud in the February polls

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Security forces kill 11 militants in northwest region bordering Afghanistan, Pakistani military says

15 hs ago (ABC News: International): Pakistan's military says security forces killed eleven militants in two raids targeting their hideouts in the volatile northwest region bordering Afghanistan

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U.S. Considers Imposing Sanctions on Israeli Military Unit

16 hs ago (NYT > World News): Israeli leaders expressed alarm about the possible action by the Biden administration over rights violations in the West Bank.

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Putin’s top secret jamming weapon ‘Tobol’ could be behind thousands of Brit holiday flights being attacked by Russia

16 hs ago (World News - Latest International & World News Today | The Sun):

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North Korean leader Kim leads rocket drills that simulate a nuclear counterattack against enemies

16 hs ago (CTVNews.ca - World - Public RSS): North Korean leader Kim Jong Un supervised salvo launches of the country's 'super-large' multiple rocket launchers that simulated a nuclear counterattack against enemy targets, state media said Tuesday, adding to his belligerent testing activities and threats that have raised tensions in the region.

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Modi Calls Muslims ‘Infiltrators’ Who Would Take India’s Wealth

16 hs ago (NYT > World News): The direct language used against the country’s largest minority was a contrast to the image Prime Minister Narendra Modi presents on the world stage.

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Tourist, 31, dies after plummeting 250ft into VOLCANO while her husband was taking a picture on crater’s rim

16 hs ago (World News - Latest International & World News Today | The Sun):

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The Conservative Who Turned White Anxiety Into a Movement

16 hs ago (The Atlantic): Pat Buchanan made white Republicans fear becoming a racial minority. Now Donald Trump is reaping the benefits.

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What Donald Trump Fears Most

16 hs ago (The Atlantic): A potential reckoning that he has spent a lifetime eluding could be coming.

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Israel’s military intelligence chief resigns over failure to prevent Oct. 7 attack

17 hs ago (Global News.CA): The head of Israeli military intelligence resigned on Monday over the failures surrounding Hamas' unprecedented Oct. 7 attack, the military said.

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Marlborough racing tips and best bets for today’s races

17 hs ago (www.telegraph.co.uk for the latest news from the UK and around the world.):

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Israel Planned Bigger Attack on Iran, but Scaled It Back to Avoid War

17 hs ago (NYT > World News): The strike on Iran on Friday was originally intended to be much broader in scope, but after intense pressure from allies, Israeli leaders agreed to ratchet it down.

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Ten years after Boko Haram kidnapped hundreds of schoolgirls, nearly a third remain missing

17 hs ago (www.telegraph.co.uk for the latest news from the UK and around the world.):

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How Ukraine’s new £50BILLION war chest will grind Russia’s war machine to halt & buy them precious time to defeat Vlad

18 hs ago (World News - Latest International & World News Today | The Sun):

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Trump’s Misogyny Is on Trial in New York

18 hs ago (The Atlantic): To read through the court filings is to be plunged back anew into the dizzying chaos of those last few weeks before the 2016 election.

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Freedom for the Wolves

18 hs ago (The Atlantic): Neoliberal orthodoxy holds that economic freedom is the basis of every other kind. That orthodoxy, a Nobel economist says, is not only false; it is devouring itself.

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A surgeon’s diary from Gaza: ‘Conditions are filthy. Everything is infected’

18 hs ago (www.telegraph.co.uk for the latest news from the UK and around the world.):

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I’ve spent 27 years building a giant 72ft ship in my garden… I’ve spent £1million & my neighbours think I’m crazy

18 hs ago (World News - Latest International & World News Today | The Sun):

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Billionaire who wants off Canada’s Russia sanctions list denounces Putin

19 hs ago (Global News.CA): The Canadian government alleges Igor Makarov benefited from Russia's "oligarchy system."

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Santa Monica school expansion delayed by toxic dry cleaning chemicals in soil

19 hs ago (California): McKinley Elementary has designs to modernize its campus. But plans are being delayed, and costs are rising since dangerous vapors were found in the soil.

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Millions could lose internet access in California if this program expires

19 hs ago (California): The Affordable Connectivity Program, which offers a $30 subsidy, helping millions of households across the U.S. connect to the internet, is slated to expire.

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7-day stretch of violence reveals extent of issues Saskatoon faces heading into summer 2024

19 hs ago (CBC | Top Stories News): An afternoon stabbing in downtown Saskatoon kicked off a violent week.

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Three Chinese spies arrested in Germany for ‘stealing laser tech & passing military secrets to Beijing’

19 hs ago (World News - Latest International & World News Today | The Sun):

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Car Attack in Jerusalem Injures at Least 3

19 hs ago (NYT > World News): The police arrested two men who fled the area after a car rammed into pedestrians. The Israeli authorities said the attack was an act of terrorism.

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Brit tourist dies ‘in plunge from fifth-floor hotel balcony after arguing with his girlfriend’ during holiday in Turkey

19 hs ago (World News - Latest International & World News Today | The Sun):

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India and Bangladesh Reel from Extreme Heat

19 hs ago (NYT > World News): April is typically hot in South and Southeast Asia, but temperatures this month have been unusually high.

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Shocking pics show bridges collapsing & homes underwater as ‘once in a century’ floods threaten 127million in China

19 hs ago (World News - Latest International & World News Today | The Sun):

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Indonesian court knocks back calls for presidential election re-run

19 hs ago (Sydney Morning Herald - World): The ruling has sparked street protests from backers of the failed presidential candidates, who had both claimed fraud.

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Haiti warlord ‘Barbecue’ orders gangs to ‘burn every house you find’ & storm presidential palace amid bloody coup fears

19 hs ago (World News - Latest International & World News Today | The Sun):

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After her son's suicide, she was left looking for answers. His TikTok gave horrifying clues.

20 hs ago (NBC News Top Stories): Months after Jennie DeSerio’s son died by suicide, she picked up his phone and went through his TikTok account. The content he'd been served horrified her.

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Climate change supercharged a heat dome, intensifying 2021 fire season, study finds

20 hs ago (California): North America's 2021 fire season, including massive Northern California blazes, was made worse by a supercharged heat dome. What did the supercharging? Climate change.

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The 13 best things to do in Copenhagen

20 hs ago (www.telegraph.co.uk for the latest news from the UK and around the world.):

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The ultimate guide to a cool weekend in Copenhagen

20 hs ago (www.telegraph.co.uk for the latest news from the UK and around the world.):

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More than a dozen children killed in Israeli attack on Rafah

20 hs ago (Sydney Morning Herald - World): Twenty-two people, mostly children, have been killed in Israel's latest round of strikes on Rafah.

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Bluey honoured in London

20 hs ago (Sydney Morning Herald - World): She's one of Australia's most marketable exports and the one and only Bluey has been honoured in London.

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Everyone can see the party animals – but you’ve got 20/20 vision if you spot the 3 empty glasses in less than 20 seconds

20 hs ago (World News - Latest International & World News Today | The Sun):

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Ottawa wants to find how much plastic producers are making, and where it ends up

21 hs ago (CBC | Top Stories News):

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First Nations leaders urge Ontario to disband Thunder Bay police, get outside service to investigate deaths

21 hs ago (CBC | Top Stories News): First Nations leaders from northwestern Ontario are calling for the Thunder Bay Police Service to be disbanded and pressing the province's inspector general of policing to bring in an outside service to investigate recent deaths of Indigenous people. Family members of those who died were also in Toronto for the news conference.

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This teen was poisoned by carbon monoxide on the job. His parents say the employer got off easy

21 hs ago (CBC | Top Stories News): A Saskatchewan teen who suffered severe carbon monoxide poisoning while working at his part-time job at a local grocery store may suffer long-term health problems, but the employer faced no serious consequences. A workplace safety expert says many provinces lack the authority to financially penalize employers that risk worker safety.

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My mom once did everything for me. Moving out at age 30, I'm learning to fend for myself

21 hs ago (CBC | Top Stories News): Since he has cerebral palsy, Dylan Earis says his mom used to take care of everything from picking up things he dropped to putting ketchup on his bun. But the 30-year-old is now having fun discovering what it means to rely on himself.

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