Category: World

‘You need to go home,’ Minnesota governor says as violence continues over George Floyd’s death

Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz early Saturday urged protesters to go home after they took to the streets of Minneapolis for a fourth day and defied an 8 p.m. curfew imposed...

Iconic sites stay shut as France lifts lockdown restrictions

Hold that smile, Mona Lisa. The Louvre, home of the famed Leonardo da Vinci masterpiece, the Eiffel Tower and the Palace of Versailles will remain off-limits for the...

New Zealand nears coronavirus eradication, but virus has grim global hold

Europe’s extensive social welfare net was showing signs of fraying under economic strain from the coronavirus, as protests erupted Friday for a second day in Spain...

Prince William speaks of overwhelming and ‘life-changing’ challenges of having children

Prince William has admitted he’s found being a parent overwhelming at times and that the “life-changing” experience of having children brought back the...

Trump signs executive order aimed at social media companies

U.S. President Donald Trump escalated his war on social media companies, signing an executive order Thursday challenging the liability protections that have served as a...

Our dismal relationship with China just got a whole lot worse

Meng Wanzhou lost the first round in her bid to avoid extradition to the United States on Wednesday. But it’s clear the B.C. court ruling doesn’t help the...

Angela Merkel takes her cue from Alexander Hamilton to overhaul the European Union

“This is Europe’s moment.” The speaker was Ursula von der Leyen, the president of the European Commission, the bureaucratic motor of the European...

Trump tweets threat to shutter social media companies after Twitter warning

U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday threatened to regulate or shut down social media companies, one day after Twitter Inc. for the first time added a warning to...

Las Vegas casinos able to reopen next week, Nevada governor announces

Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak announced Tuesday night that he would allow casinos to reopen June 4, welcoming tourists to return to the glitzy gambling mecca of Las Vegas....

Twitter places fact-check notification on Trump tweets about ‘fraudulent’ mail-in ballots

On Tuesday, Twitter for the first time prompted readers to check the facts in tweets posted by U.S. President Donald Trump, warning his claims about mail-in ballots were...

Russia, Mexico report record daily spikes in COVID-19 deaths

Russia and Mexico both reported record, one-day spikes of COVID-19 deaths on Tuesday. In Mexico, health authorities said there were 501 new deaths, the country’s...

COVID-19 disinformation being spread by Russia, China, say experts

Russia and China are driving an online wave of disinformation about the COVID-19 pandemic, say experts. Some of the disinformation circulating online amounts...