White House: Trump-Putin summit ‘is on’ after hacking indictment

A summit between US President Donald Trump and Russian leader Vladimir Putin will go ahead as planned despite tension over Moscow’s alleged election meddling, the White House says.The pair will meet for talks in the Finnish capital, Helsinki, on Monday.”It’s on,” White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders told reporters.But there are calls for the meeting to … Read more

Dozens hurt as Ryanair flight loses cabin pressure

Europe Europe Dozens hurt as Ryanair flight loses cabin pressure Image copyright Reuters Image caption The Ryanair plane descended 8,000m in seven minutes, observers say More than 30 Ryanair passengers, some bleeding from their ears, have received hospital treatment in Germany after their plane to Croatia lost cabin pressure, German police say.Flight FR7312 from Dublin … Read more

Huge iceberg threatens Greenland village

Europe Europe Huge iceberg threatens Greenland village Image copyright Reuters A huge iceberg has drifted close to a village in western Greenland, prompting a partial evacuation in case it splits and the resulting wave swamps homes.The iceberg is looming over houses on a promontory in the Innaarsuit village but is grounded and did not move … Read more

Eritrea’s Isaias Afwerki in historic Ethiopia visit

Eritrea’s President Isaias Afwerki is visiting Ethiopia for the first time since the start of the two countries’ border war in 1998.The visit aims to cement ties just days after the two neighbours declared their “state of war” over.A peace deal ending the 1998-2000 border conflict had never been fully implemented and there has been … Read more

Trump in Scotland for golf, quiet after dramatic week on world stage

Subscribe to Breaking News emailsYou have successfully subscribed to the Breaking News email.Subscribe today to be the first to to know about breaking news and special reports.Protests in Scotland as Trump’s UK visit continuesJul.14.201802:24Breaking News EmailsGet breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings.EDINBURGH, Scotland — After a … Read more

The timing, the proof, the details: Takeaways from Mueller’s new indictments

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a news conference at Trump Doral golf course on July 27, 2016, in Doral, Florida.Evan Vucci / AP fileBreaking News EmailsGet breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings.1. The timingWe knew this was coming, but the timing — on the … Read more

U.S. refuses European requests for exemptions from its new sanctions on Iran

Subscribe to Breaking News emailsYou have successfully subscribed to the Breaking News email.Subscribe today to be the first to to know about breaking news and special reports.A woman walks past a mural on the wall of the former U.S. embassy in Tehran, Iran, on May 8, 2018.Atta Kenare / AFP – Getty ImagesBreaking News EmailsGet … Read more

Serena Williams is the greatest athlete of all time. And Wimbledon proves it.

Serena Williams celebrates her semifinal victory over Germany’s Julia Görges at Wimbledon on July 12, 2018. Neil Hall / Pool via ReutersGet the Think newsletter.There was a point during Serena Williams’ quarterfinal match against Camila Giorgi on July 10 where it looked like Williams’ run towards a possible eighth title at Wimbledon and a 24th … Read more

Trump Told Russia To Get Clinton's Emails. The Same Day, They Obeyed

In the morning of July 27, 2016, Donald Trump encouraged Russian hackers to find emails that had been deleted from Hillary Clinton’s private server that she used while serving as secretary of state. “I will tell you this, Russia: If you’re listening, I hope you’re able to find the 30,000 emails that are missing,” Trump said … Read more

5-year-old boy writes his own obituary before dying from rare cancer

A five-year-old Iowa boy who suffered from a rare form of cancer penned his own obituary before succumbing to the deadly disease, WHO reports.Garrett Michael Matthias passed away on June 6 after fighting a nine-month battle against Stage 4 Alveolar Fusion Negative Rhabdomyosarcoma (ARMS), a rare form of cancer that attacked his temporal bone, cranial nerve and … Read more