• Sri Lanka Catholic churches halt public services over security fears April 25, 2019
    Sri Lanka's Catholic churches suspended all public services over security fears on Thursday, as thousands of troops joined the hunt for suspects in deadly Easter bombings that killed nearly 360 people. Security forces also made fresh arrests overnight over the attacks, as the government faced pressure over its failure to act on intelligence warnings about […]
  • Putin pledges to help 'normalise' US-North Korea relations as he hosts Kim Jong-un in eastern Russia April 25, 2019
    Kim Jong-un met Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday at a summit designed to show that Washington is not the only power able to set the agenda on Pyongyang's nuclear programme. The two men embarked on a day of talks on an island off the Russian Pacific city of Vladivostok two months after the North Korean leader's summit […]
  • Tesla hit with big loss as car deliveries sputter April 25, 2019
    Electric carmaker Tesla on Wednesday announced a heavy loss in the first quarter as car deliveries sputtered overseas and a US tax credit that made its prices more attractive was reduced. Tesla produced about 63,000 Model 3 vehicles in the period, an increase of three percent from the same quarter a year earlier but fewer […]
  • #FeelingCute challenge: Texas prison guards fired after probe into 'inappropriate' posts April 25, 2019
    The trend often involves uniformed workers posting selfies coupled with captions joking about what their work day may entail.
  • Leader of self-styled U.S. citizen border patrol attacked in jail April 25, 2019
    Larry Hopkins, 69, whose group of self-styled citizen border cops drew condemnation from civil liberties advocates, suffered broken ribs in the beating by fellow inmates on Tuesday at the Dona Ana County Detention Center in Las Cruces, New Mexico, according to his attorney, Kelly O'Connell. Hopkins was arrested on Saturday by the FBI on an […]