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French billionaires lead fundraising for Notre Dame

Wed, 04/17/2019 - 11:08
The billionaires behind many of France's top luxury brands have pledged €300 million ($339 million) to help reconstruct Paris' Notre Dame cathedral following a devastating fire.

The teenager helping Ajax slay Europe's giants

Wed, 04/17/2019 - 10:59
There are few football clubs like Ajax. There are even fewer, perhaps, with as clear a pathway between academy and greatness.

BTS' new music video breaks YouTube record

Wed, 04/17/2019 - 10:09
K-pop group BTS can now add two new titles to their long list of accolades: YouTube's most-streamed video in the first 24 hours of its release, and the fastest video to hit 100 million views.

What you need to know about France 2019

Wed, 04/17/2019 - 09:09
Twenty-four teams will compete at next year's tournament in France, which will be held from 7 June to 7 July. Across nine host cities, 52 matches will be played to determine the winner.

Can you be gay online in China? Social media companies aren't sure

Wed, 04/17/2019 - 08:48
Weibo can't seem to get it right.

China's economy surprises in Q1

Wed, 04/17/2019 - 05:34
China's ginormous economy could be showing renewed signs of life in 2019.

Ancient Egypt's spellbinding mummy portraits

Wed, 04/17/2019 - 04:06
While ancient Egyptian mummy portraits have long been objects of curiosity, only a minimal amount of scholarship exists about them. Many questions have lingered since they were uncovered by archeologists around the Egyptian city of Fayum in the late 1800s.

Hyundai's Genesis has a new teeny luxury car

Wed, 04/17/2019 - 01:07
You may be used to thinking of luxury cars as big and ultra-roomy, but Genesis, the luxury automaker spun off from South Korea's Hyundai a few years ago, unveiled something Tuesday night on a much smaller scale.

Ronaldo, Juventus dumped from Champions League by Dutch underdogs

Tue, 04/16/2019 - 23:15
'Walking to Glory' read a banner held aloft by Barcelona fans prior to kick off and, thanks to two costly Manchester United errors, the host barely had to break out of a stroll to secure a place in the Champions League semifinals.

Martha Stewart's brands have a new owner

Tue, 04/16/2019 - 22:40
Martha Stewart's brands are changing hands.

Erdogan's party calls for new elections in Istanbul

Tue, 04/16/2019 - 22:01
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's Justice and Development Party, known as AKP, is asking the country's election council for a redo of the mayoral election in Istanbul, the country's financial capital and its largest city.

Uber now lets women drivers find female riders in Saudi Arabia

Tue, 04/16/2019 - 21:45
Uber now lets women drivers in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia opt to pick up women passengers.

EPL player claims he doesn't know what a Nazi salute is

Tue, 04/16/2019 - 15:23
Goalkeeper Wayne Hennessey showed a "lamentable degree of ignorance" of Adolf Hitler and Fascism despite being cleared of performing a Nazi salute in a photograph taken at a team dinner, according to a report published by a Football Association (FA) panel.

Bahrain revokes citizenship of 138 in mass trial

Tue, 04/16/2019 - 15:05
Bahrain has revoked the nationality of 138 people convicted of terrorism in a mass trial, according to the kingdom's state news agency.

Jerome Guery wins in Mexico City

Tue, 04/16/2019 - 11:25

Schoolgirls expelled for drawing on President's picture

Tue, 04/16/2019 - 10:16
Three schoolgirls who were detained in Burundi for doodling on a picture of the President have been expelled from school following their release from jail, Human Rights Watch told CNN.