A legendary pro wrestler was attacked by a man who ran into the ring at a WWE Hall of Fame event at Barclays Center Saturday night. Authorities say a man from Nebraska charged into the WWE ring and tackled wrestling great Bret “The Hitman” Hart. Police arrested the attacker, who reportedly...
Donald Trump is expected to return to the UK in December for a Nato summit. The US president, who has repeatedly criticised the military alliance, would meet with heads of state in London, Nato secretary general Jens Stoltenberg announced on Wednesday. It would be Mr Trump’s second visit to Britain since...
Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro signed a decree loosening the country’s restrictive gun regulations, and hinted at further measures to arm law-abiding citizens to combat rampant crime. The decree, which does not require congressional approval, scraps the requirement that Brazilians need to prove their "effective need" to own a firearm. Nevertheless...
Keepers were "well aware" of the risks of introducing two Sumatran tigers before the female was killed by her potential mate, London Zoo has said. The male, Asim, killed long-term resident Melati on Friday, 10 days after he was brought over from Denmark. Malcolm Fitzpatrick, senior curator of mammals, said introductions...
KIEV (Reuters) - Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has submitted a new draft law to parliament for the creation of an anti-corruption court, the parliamentary website showed late on Friday. Slow progress establishing an independent court to deal with corruption cases has been one of the main obstacles to...
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United Nations announced on Friday the appointment of Henrietta Fore, an economic development advocate and former U.S. State Department official, as executive director of its Children’s Fund, effective Jan. 1. Fore, 69, who currently is the chief executive officer of manufacturing and...
After weeks of confusion and consternation, Rome’s mayor told the Vatican newspaper that Rome Caritas would benefit not only from the coins tourists throw in the Trevi Fountain, but from coins tossed in any of the city’s historic water features. Caritas was informed in late December that it would no...
In an interview on 60 Minutes that aired Sunday night, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez was asked if she believed President Trump is racist. She responded with a simple, “Yeah, no question.” In the interview, during which she also joked she wanted people to continue to underestimate her and defended her “Green...
The 612-pound tuna had to be wheeled into its new owner's sushi restaurant on a low platform, its mouth agape. Sushi chain owner Kiyoshi Kimura purchased the immense Pacific bluefin tuna in an auction on Saturday at a Tokyo fish market. The fish sold for a record 333.6 million yen,...
The Boeing Co. has not yet decided to proceed to develop its "New Midsized Airplane" (NMA) but it may soon decide whether to offer the prospective jets to commercial airlines and leasing agencies. If there is a market for the NMA, or the 797 aircraft, as it is sometimes...