Israel’s first lunar lander launched into space from Florida

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket blasted off from Florida on Thursday night carrying Israel’s first lunar lander on a mission that if successful will make the Jewish state only the fourth nation... Read more »

Venezuela’s Maduro starts shutting borders to block humanitarian aid

Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro threatened to close the border with Colombia on Thursday as opposition leader Juan Guaido and some 80 lawmakers ran a gauntlet of roadblocks trying to get to the... Read more »

US officer hoped to ‘kill every person on the earth’

A US Coast Guard officer has been arrested on suspicion of planning a terror attack, court documents show. Police found a cache of weapons and ammunition at the Maryland home of Christopher... Read more »

At least 70 killed in Bangladesh building blaze, toll may rise

As many as 70 people died in a major fire that engulfed several buildings in a centuries-old neighborhood of the Bangladesh capital, a fire official said on Thursday, warning the toll could... Read more »

Teen in Lincoln Memorial protest sues Washington Post for $250 million

A high school student from Covington, Kentucky, sued the Washington Post for defamation on Tuesday, claiming the newspaper falsely accused him of racist acts and instigating a confrontation with a Native American... Read more »

Mongolia to suspend KFC outlets for inquiry after food poisoning reports

Mongolia has temporarily suspended operations of all KFC restaurants in the country to conduct an inquiry, as 42 people were hospitalized and hundreds showed food poisoning symptoms after eating at one of... Read more »

Sailor in iconic World War II kissing photo in Times Square dies at 95

The sailor shown kissing a woman in New York’s Time Square in an iconic photo that captured the ecstatic celebrations at the end of World War II died Sunday in Rhode Island,... Read more »

U.S. states sue Trump administration in showdown over border wall funds

A coalition of 16 U.S. states led by California sued President Donald Trump and top members of his administration on Monday to block his decision to declare a national emergency to obtain... Read more »

U.S. blocks North Korean air traffic revival ahead of Trump-Kim summit – sources

The United States has blocked efforts by a U.N. agency to improve civil aviation in North Korea at a time when Pyongyang is trying to reopen part of its airspace to foreign... Read more »

Someone stole 30,000 liters of glacier water from a vodka distillery

Iceberg Vodka, a Toronto-based vodka distillery, recently discovered the theft of 30,000 liters (7925.1616 gallons) of iceberg water from a secure tank. According to The Drinks Business, police estimate the value of... Read more »