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African-American girls see a role model in Duchess Meghan

African-American girls see a role model in Duchess Meghan

Prince Harry and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, are a 21st century couple — it’s their time. They know they have the opportunity to change perceptions about race and identity in Great Britain, the United States and around the world.  Michelle Miller shows how this couple breaks the barrier of who can be a royal.  “Ladies, […]

PM Lee hopes Singapore, Malaysia can build on progress made in meeting with PM Mahathir

PM Lee hopes Singapore, Malaysia can build on progress made in meeting with PM Mahathir

PUTRAJAYA – Singapore and Malaysia have made a lot of progress in cooperation projects, and Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong hopes both neighbours can continue to work together on many things and build on what they have achieved. He was speaking to Singapore reporters after visiting Malaysia’s new prime minister Mahathir Mohamad in Putrajaya on […]

Saudi Arabia said to detain women's rights advocates who challenged driving ban

Saudi Arabia said to detain women's rights advocates who challenged driving ban

Loujain al-Hathloul is seen driving toward the border between the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia border before her arrest on Dec. 1, 2014. (Loujain al-Hathloul/AP) ISTANBUL — Authorities in Saudi Arabia have detained at least five prominent human-rights activists, including women who for years campaigned to win Saudi women the right to drive, according […]

Wim Wenders' moving 'Pope Francis: A Man of His Word' lets its subject ask the tough questions

Wim Wenders' moving 'Pope Francis: A Man of His Word' lets its subject ask the tough questions

Wim Wenders’ moving ‘Pope Francis: A Man of His Word’ lets its subject ask the tough questions  Los Angeles Times Pope says change coming for Chile, but so far no specifics  Crux: Covering all things Catholic Pope’s Chile abuse summit ends amid signs heads will roll  Washington Post Full coverage Source link

Steve Bannon sought to use data mined by Cambridge Analytica for 'culture war,' whistleblower says

Steve Bannon sought to use data mined by Cambridge Analytica for 'culture war,' whistleblower says

CLOSE Former Cambridge Analytica researcher Christopher Wylie testified before members of the Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday, as they seek answers into how the London-based firm misused Facebook data during the 2016 U.S. presidential election. (May 16) AP Christopher Wylie, former director of research at Cambridge Analytica, testifies in front of the Senate Committee on […]

Italy Bonds Roiled as Populists Debate $300 Billion Write-Down

Italy Bonds Roiled as Populists Debate $300 Billion Write-Down

Italian bonds slumped as populist parties struggling to form a government discussed a potential government debt write-down worth billions of euros. League lawmaker Armando Siri told La7 television on Wednesday that the anti-immigrant League and the anti-establishment Five Star Movement are discussing a 250 billion euro ($300 billion) write-off from the European Central Bank. He […]

Putin opens bridge linking southern Russia with Crimea

Putin opens bridge linking southern Russia with Crimea

Russian President Vladimir Putin drives a truck to officially open the much-anticipated bridge linking Russia and the Crimean peninsula, during the opening ceremony near in Kerch, Crimea, Tuesday, May 15, 2018. Putin has taken to the wheel of a truck to officially open the bridge linking Russia’s south and the Crimean peninsula that Russia annexed […]

Israel Kills Dozens at Gaza Border as US Embassy Opens in Jerusalem

Israel Kills Dozens at Gaza Border as US Embassy Opens in Jerusalem

Near Gaza City, a voice on a loudspeaker urged the crowd forward: “Get closer! Get closer!” The charge was often led by women dressed in black, waving Palestinian flags and urging others to follow. “We don’t want just one or two people to get closer,” said an elderly woman clutching a shoulder bag and a […]

Pakistan bars US diplomat from leaving nation after fatal crash

Pakistan bars US diplomat from leaving nation after fatal crash

May 13 (UPI) — Pakistan won’t allow a U.S. diplomat to leave the country after he was involved in a fatal traffic crash, a Pakistani intelligence official. Pakistan’s Interior Ministry said Col. Joseph Emanuel Hall is on a “blacklist” because of the criminal case pending against him. A U.S. military aircraft was flown in to […]

Surabaya attacks: 11 killed in Indonesia church bombings

Surabaya attacks: 11 killed in Indonesia church bombings

Image copyright EPA Image caption The attacks were carried out within minutes of each other Suicide bombers have attacked three churches in Indonesia’s second-largest city Surabaya, killing at least 11 people. Around 40 others were injured in the attacks, which occurred within minutes of each other. No group has so far said it carried them […]