Monday, December 9, 2019

UK – Local pair quizzed over Gatwick drones

BBC - A 47-year-old man and 54-year-old woman from Crawley are being questioned over multiple drone sightings that brought Gatwick Airport to a standstill. Flights...

Jamaican workers at US resort sue over wages

Five Jamaicans who were recruited to work at a Montana ski resort for the ultra-rich just north of Yellowstone National Park say they and more...

Prince William says he and wife Kate are fine after plane twice aborts landing...

Britain’s Prince William says he and his wife Kate are “fine” after their plane twice failed to land in Islamabad, Pakistan due to a...

British PM’s Brexit deal rejected by MPs

Prime Minister Theresa May has lost an MPs’ vote on her Brexit deal by 230 votes - the largest defeat for a sitting government...

Bangladesh opposition demand new vote

Bangladesh's opposition has condemned what it has called a "farcical" election and demanded a new vote. Early results show Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's party in...

Global Fund seeks US$14B to fight AIDS, malaria, TB

The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria on Wednesday opened a drive to raise US$14 billion to fight the global epidemics but...

This billionaire just pledged to pay off everyone’s student loan debt in the Morehouse...

How's this for a graduation present? Robert F. Smith, a billionaire investor and philanthropist, just gave the ultimate graduation gift to the Morehouse College Class...

Texas officer faces questions after killing black woman at home

A white police officer who fatally shot a 28-year-old black woman inside her Texas home was set to be interviewed by investigators Monday as...

Canadian ex-diplomat ‘held in China’

A former Canadian diplomat has reportedly been detained in China and his current employer says it is working for his "prompt and safe release". The...