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Showdown at Renault: Carlos Ghosn faces ouster

World - 3 hours 27 min ago
The French government is moving to install an interim leader at Renault following the arrest of CEO and Chairman Carlos Ghosn in Japan on Monday.

Dead sperm whale found in Indonesia had ingested '6kg of plastic'

Science & Nature - 3 hours 45 min ago
The dead sperm whale, which washed ashore in Indonesia, had ingested nearly 6kg of plastic waste.

Imagine Dragons back League of Legends team in new 'NFL style' revamp

World - 3 hours 49 min ago
A storied NBA team, a leading Bundesliga side and a rock band are some of the major sport and entertainment brands that are involved in the rebranding of an online game which has more than 100 million global players.

Carlos Ghosn scandal shows Japan is slowly raising its game

World - 3 hours 53 min ago
The downfall of Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn is the latest major scandal to send shock waves through corporate Japan, and it raises new questions about how the country's top companies are run.

Spain threatens Brexit deal over Gibraltar status

World - 3 hours 58 min ago
British Prime Minister Theresa May's efforts to pass a Brexit deal have suffered a further setback after Spain threatened to veto her draft divorce agreement over the handling of Gibraltar.

JD.com CEO shifts away from core business after US arrest

World - 6 hours 17 min ago
One of China's top tech billionaires is shifting away from managing his company's core business, a few months after being arrested in the United States on suspicion of rape.

Jamal Khashoggi's murder could be a game-changer for the Yemen war

World - 6 hours 27 min ago
The slain Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi wrote passionately about ending the brutal war in Yemen. In one column for the Washington Post he called on Saudi Arabia to "use its clout and leverage within Western circles" to resolve the conflict.

Elon Musk renames his BFR spacecraft Starship

Science & Nature - 7 hours 11 min ago
The entrepreneur would not reveal why he had renamed the craft, which has still not yet been built.

Airbnb removes Israeli West Bank settlements listings

World - 8 hours 17 min ago
Airbnb has announced that it is removing listings of rentals in Israeli settlements in the West Bank, saying they are "at the core of the dispute between Israelis and Palestinians."

Officer attacked by knife-wielding man outside police station in Brussels

World - 9 hours 6 min ago
A man wielding a knife has been shot after he attacked an officer outside a police station in central Brussels early on Tuesday morning, a Brussels police spokesman told CNN.

One dead after Barcelona commuter train derails

World - 9 hours 48 min ago
At least one person was killed and six injured when a commuter train carrying around 150 people was derailed near the Spanish city of Barcelona, officials said early Tuesday morning.

Three arrested in Australia after 'ISIS-inspired' terror plot foiled

World - 10 hours 27 min ago
Three men arrested in Melbourne Tuesday were suspected of planning a terrorist attack in a public place "inspired by ISIS," Australian police said.

The physicist called Einstein - but not the one you think

Science & Nature - 10 hours 55 min ago
There is debate around how much Albert Einstein's first wife, Mileva, contributed to his discoveries.

Saudi-backed Yemen government agrees to peace talks

World - Tue, 11/20/2018 - 03:28
Yemen's Saudi-backed government confirmed it will participate in United Nations-sponsored peace talks in Sweden, the country's official news agency reported Monday.

Stolen Picasso resurfaces, only to be dismissed as fake

World - Tue, 11/20/2018 - 03:16
What was first thought to be a lost and found Pablo Picasso painting is now being dismissed as a fake.

'Make America Rake Again': Confusion in Finland over Trump's wildfire comments

World - Tue, 11/20/2018 - 01:32
Finnish President Sauli Niinistö said in an interview published Sunday that although President Donald Trump claimed the European leader told him Finns rarely have forest fires because they "spend a lot of time raking," he doesn't recall discussing that with Trump when they met last weekend in Paris.

North Korean defector: 'If you don't have money or power, you die in a ditch'

World - Mon, 11/19/2018 - 23:58
The North Korean soldier who was caught on tape making a dramatic escape through the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) to South Korea late last year has given some startling insights into life in the North, including the suggestion that the majority of young people there have no loyalty to Kim Jong Un.

Trump-Xi showdown looms ahead of G20

World - Mon, 11/19/2018 - 22:19
The United States and China were preparing to hold high-level trade negotiations in Washington until an escalating war of words between President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping this weekend prompted Chinese negotiators to cancel their plans.
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