MOSCOW — With the fire alarms silent and staff reportedly nowhere to be seen, a fire at a shopping mall packed with children and their parents on the first weekend of the school recess killed 64 people in Russia’s Siberia.
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MANCHESTER, N.H.—Embracing the tough penalties favoured by global strongmen, U.S. President Donald Trump yesterday brandished the death penalty as a fitting punishment for drug traffickers fuelling the opioid epidemic.
The scourge has torn through the rural and working-class communities that in large numbers voted for Trump.
MANCHESTER, N.H. — Embracing the tough penalties favoured by global strongmen, President Donald Trump on Monday brandished the death penalty as a fitting punishment for drug traffickers fueling the opioid epidemic.
TOLEDO, Ohio — Shipwreck hunters say they’ve discovered the remains of a steamer that sank in Lake Erie over a century ago and left eight people dead.
The National Museum of the Great Lakes says the wreck is several miles off the Ohio shore near Lorain, about 30 miles (48 kilometres) west of Cleveland.
MIAMI — An innovative pedestrian bridge being built at Florida International University was put to a “stress test” before it collapsed over traffic, killing six people and sending 10 to a hospital, authorities said.
NEW YORK—From the murky depths of Spanish caves comes a surprising insight: Neanderthals created art.
That's been proposed before, but experts say two new studies finally give convincing evidence our evolutionary cousins had the brainpower to make artistic works and use symbols.
WASHINGTON—Everyone knew of Stephen Hawking's cosmic brilliance but few could comprehend it.
Not even top-notch astronomers.
Hawking, who died at his home in Cambridge, England yesterday at age 76, became the public face of science genius.
MOSCOW — Russian news reports say the hatch of a cargo plane carrying precious metals accidentally flew open upon takeoff ‚Äî scattering at least 3 tons of gold on the runway.
An investigation is underway after the incident Thursday at the airport in the far east city of Yakutsk, according to the Tass news agency.
LONDON — Russia will “certainly” expel British diplomats in a tit-for-tat response to Britain’s decision to send 23 Russians home over the poisoning of a former spy, Russia’s foreign minister said Thursday.
WASHINGTON—U.S. President Donald Trump fired Secretary of State Rex Tillerson today and said he would nominate CIA Director Mike Pompeo to replace him, putting an ardent foe of the Iran nuclear deal in charge of U.S. diplomacy as Trump also dives into high-stakes talks with North Korea.
“We disagreed on things,” Trump said of Tillerson just after announcing the firing on Twitter.