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Austria will have early elections after vice chancellor resigns over alleged corruption video

4 hours 11 min ago
Austrian Vice Chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache, from the far-right Freedom Party, has resigned over allegations of corruption, just days before key European elections.

Manchester City makes history with FA Cup win

Sat, 05/18/2019 - 18:00
Manchester City became the first men's team in history to win the English domestic treble, beating Watford 6-0 in the FA Cup final at Wembley.

Bayern Munich wins Bundesliga as Robben and Ribery bid farewell

Sat, 05/18/2019 - 15:58
Arjen Robben and Franck Ribery got their fairytale farewell in Germany, both scoring as Bayern Munich beat Frankfurt to retain a seventh consecutive Bundesliga title.

A woman took a picture of three Irish men in Times Square. It took Twitter only an hour to track the lads down.

Sat, 05/18/2019 - 13:46
Christina Boniello was strolling through Times Square earlier this month when a group of three men with Irish accents asked her to snap a photo of them.

What is Eurovision and why do people care?

Sat, 05/18/2019 - 12:32
Ah, Eurovision -- the kitsch, camp, glitzy annual spectacle that captivates a continent and profoundly confuses the rest of the world.

Drone causes US Embassy in Baghdad to go into lockdown

Fri, 05/17/2019 - 23:22
The US Embassy in Baghdad, Iraq, was put on a security lockdown Thursday after an unidentified drone was detected nearby.

This is where the Israeli spacecraft crashed into the moon

Fri, 05/17/2019 - 21:14
On April 11, the Israeli Beresheet spacecraft attempted to land on the moon in the ancient volcanic field called the Sea of Serenity -- but it crashed instead. Now, NASA has released images that helped researchers discover the crash site.

414 million pieces of plastic found on remote islands

Fri, 05/17/2019 - 13:36
Almost one million shoes and over 370,000 toothbrushes -- they're among the 414 million pieces of plastic found washed ashore on the remote Cocos (Keeling) Islands in the Indian Ocean, according to new research.

Brexit talks collapse

Fri, 05/17/2019 - 13:36
Brexit talks between British Prime Minister Theresa May's government and the opposition Labour Party have broken down after they failed to result in a deal.

Ex-king to be fined until he has paternity test

Fri, 05/17/2019 - 13:09
A Belgian court has ruled that Albert II, the former king of Belgium, will be fined €5,000 ($5,600) every day until he takes a DNA test to determine whether he fathered a child during an alleged affair.

Baidu posts its first loss in 15 years

Fri, 05/17/2019 - 09:24
China's economic slowdown is taking its toll on one of the country's biggest tech companies.

Israel Folau fired after anti-gay Instagram post

Fri, 05/17/2019 - 09:09
Australian rugby union star Israel Folau has been sacked after he posted an anti-gay statement on social media.

Why Australians aren't happy with leader choices

Fri, 05/17/2019 - 03:25
Arrogant. Uninspiring. Out of touch. These are just some of the ways that Australian voters have described both of their prospective prime ministers in polls ahead of Saturday's national election.