Daimler says it has no idea where North Korean leader Kim Jong Un got his armored Mercedes limousines, adding it has no business dealings with the North. Kim has raised eyebrows by using Daimler-branded stretch limousines at several very high-profile summits, including his meeting this week with Russian President VladimirRead More →

Norwegian fishermen and scientists say a white whale wearing a strange harness that harassed boats in the Arctic recently may have been trained by Russia’s military. Russia has previously acknowledged training sea mammals for special operations in the frigid Arctic, where the country has a major military base not farRead More →

Residents carry their belongings with a raft through the flood in Bengkulu, Indonesia, April 27, 2019. ANTARA FOTO/REUTERS Jakarta, Indonesia –– Floods and landslides from torrential rains in Indonesia have killed at least 31 people and displaced thousands in the past few days, the country’s disaster agency said Monday. ItRead More →

Rains from Cyclone Kenneth, the second tropical storm to hit Mozambique in just six weeks, continued to pound the country’s northeast on Monday causing massive flooding and destruction as the death toll from the storm jumped. Mozambique’s National Institute for Disaster Management said the death toll from the storm thatRead More →

Kalmunai, Sri Lanka — Suicide bombings by suspects cornered in a militants’ safe house shook an east Sri Lankan town as the investigation into the ISIS-claimed Easter bombings spread. Sri Lanka’s president suspended the chief of police and appointed a new defence secretary on Monday in a shake-up of theRead More →

The universe belongs to Marvel. “Avengers: Endgame” shattered the record for biggest opening weekend with an estimated $350 million in ticket sales domestically and $1.2 billion globally, reaching a new pinnacle in the blockbuster era that the comic-book studio has come to dominate. The “Avengers” finale far exceeded even itsRead More →

Violent attacks against the Jewish community in the United States doubled last year, the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) reported Tuesday. Overall attacks that also included vandalism and harassment remained near record-high levels. The Jewish civil rights group counted 39 cases of physical assaults involving 59 victims in 2018, up from 19 assaults andRead More →