Greek authorities arrest suspect in connection to 1985 hijacking of TWA flight

Bychykhin_Olexandr/iStock(NEW YORK) --  A 65-year-old man linked to the 1985 hijacking of a Trans World Airlines flight, an attack during which a U.S. Navy diver was killed, has been arrested in Greece.

Paris police use tear gas on Yellow Vest protesters as climate march turns violent

iStock/Thinkstock(PARIS) -- Paris police used tear gas against Yellow Vest protesters for the second time Saturday to prevent further riots during what was a peaceful climate march. The march, which was protesting...

Trump orders additional air defense troops to Saudi Arabia

Sgt. Zachary Mott/U.S. Army(WASHINGTON) --  President Donald Trump has approved the deployment of air and missile defense systems to Saudi Arabia in the aftermath of last weekend's attack on Saudi oil facilities that...

Amnesty International accuses Hong Kong police of beating, torturing protesters

LewisTsePuiLung/iStock(HONG KONG) -- Amnesty International has documented "reckless and indiscriminate tactics" used by the Hong Kong police in responding to 15 weeks of anti-government protests. The London-based human...

How Justin Trudeau's blackface scandal may hurt his re-election -- or not

alexsl/iStock(TORONTO) -- For some politicians, being photographed dressing in black or brown face multiple times would be automatically devastating to a political campaign. Some Canadian experts say that might not be...

Beijing's new 'starfish' airport set to open

ansonmiao/iStock(BEIJING) -- Beijing’s new massive international airport nicknamed “The Starfish” is set to officially open its doors on Sept. 30. But the first commercial test flights were already...

British military rugby team apologizes after visiting controversial shrine for war criminals in Japan

Ismailciydem/iStock(TOKYO) -- A British military rugby team on tour in Japan has apologized for visiting a controversial military shrine honoring Japanese soldiers, among them war criminals. The U.K. Armed Forces Rugby...

Trump to welcome Australian prime minister at special state visit

Deejpilot/iStock(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump has used the Rose Garden at the White House for major policy announcements, Medal of Honor ceremonies, impromptu press conferences and as a backdrop for Twitter...

Congress grills Trump admin over future of Taliban talks after US airstrike hits Afghan civilians

Adventure_Photo/iStock(WASHINGTON) -- The Trump administration is facing fresh bipartisan criticism for how it has handled its Afghan peace process after President Donald Trump announced that he had invited the Taliban to...

Trump: 'Nothing wrong' with Ukraine call sources say is focus of intel complaint

MicroStockHub/iStock(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump's phone call with a foreign leader that has become the focus of a complaint to the director of national intelligence's inspector general involved Ukraine, multiple...

US-based Egyptian activist says brother 'kidnapped' by government in Cairo

Joel Carillet/iStock(CAIRO, Egypt) -- Wael Ghonim, a United States-based activist who was behind a Facebook page that helped ignite a popular uprising in Egypt in 2011, said his brother was arrested at his family's home in...

Police: Boarding school fire kills at least 26 children, one teacher in Liberia

omersukrugoksu/iStock(MONROVIA, Liberia) -- More than two dozen people, mostly children, have died in a fire that engulfed a religious boarding school outside Liberia's capital in the middle of the night, authorities said. ...

Pentagon spent at least $184,000 at Trump Turnberry resort in Scotland

Ivan Cholakov/iStock(WASHINGTON) -- U.S. military personnel spent at least $184,000 on layovers in Scotland at the Trump Turnberry resort in Scotland, located 20 miles from the Prestwick Airport in Glasgow, which has...

Justin Trudeau admits 2001 brownface photo was 'racist'

iStock(NEW YORK) -- A 2001 photograph of Justin Trudeau wearing brownface makeup at a private school dinner party has surfaced online just after the Canadian prime minister launched a reelection campaign in the wake of one...

People support saving wildlife, but have a limited understanding of extinction: POLL

Andrew Linscott/iStock(NEW YORK) -- People widely support the conservation of wildlife, but lack an overall understanding of topics such as extinction due to lack of education, a new poll by National Geographic has found. ...

Russian priests spray holy water from plane to stop 'alcohol use' and 'fornication'

macky_ch/iStock(TVER, Russia) -- Russian Orthodox priests in the Central Russian city of Tver took to the skies in a small airplane to save citizens from "drunkenness and fornication," reported a Russian local media outlet....

Explosion rocks Soviet-era biological weapons center

samxmeg/iStock(KOLTSOVO, Russia) -- A gas explosion shook a Soviet-era biological weapons lab in Siberia that houses samples of Ebola and smallpox on Monday. At least one employee was injured in the explosion or ensuing...

Threats to food supply and environment loom without significant changes: Report

lucagavagna/iStock(NEW YORK) -- Half of the world’s population may be malnourished by 2030 if current trends go unchecked, according to a new report. The report, Growing Better: Ten Critical Transitions to Transform...

Banksy's painting of UK Parliament as chimpanzees could break auction record for the artist

RoBeDeRo/iStock(LONDON) -- A painting by the illustrious and elusive artist Banksy, depicting Britain's parliament as chimpanzees, will soon go up for auction -- but not without one last dig at the artwork’s subjects....

Activists plaster names of murdered women throughout Paris

Mumemories/iStock(PARIS) -- Isabelle, Patricia, Céline, Laura…these are a few names of the 104 women murdered since the beginning of the year in France. A collective of women is making sure that everyone in...

Multi-vehicle crash on Interstate 80 near Gibbon kills 3

Multi-vehicle crash on Interstate 80 near Gibbon kills 3

Two Grand Island men found dead in sand pit near Shelton

Two Grand Island men found dead in sand pit near Shelton

Police activity causes school to go on lockdown

Police activity causes school to go on lockdown

One teen still on the run after Kearney YRTC escape

One teen still on the run after Kearney YRTC escape

Mom and dad of abandoned baby twins lose parental rights

Mom and dad of abandoned baby twins lose parental rights

Nebraska City Holds Off Late Rally from Raymond Central

Nebraska City Holds Off Late Rally from Raymond Central

Lourdes drops second-straight game

Lourdes drops second-straight game

Saturday's River Country Scoreboard, Sept. 21

Saturday's River Country Scoreboard, Sept. 21

HIGHLIGHTS: Pierce spoils Columbus Scotus' homecoming, routs Shamrocks 50-21

HIGHLIGHTS: Pierce spoils Columbus Scotus' homecoming, routs Shamrocks 50-21

#1 BRLD holds off late Norfolk Catholic rally to win 4th straight

#1 BRLD holds off late Norfolk Catholic rally to win 4th straight