U.S. appeals court seems wary of ordering dismissal of Flynn case

A federal appeals court in Washington appeared inclined Tuesday to let a judge decide on his own whether to grant the Justice Department’s request to dismiss the criminal case against former Trump administration national security adviser Michael Flynn.

Belgian beach brawl fuels virus, political, climate tension

A brawl on a Belgian beach Saturday is fuelling tension over virus measures and social injustice.

Two police body cameras capture the struggle leading to George Floyd’s death

Police body camera footage showing Minneapolis police pointing a gun at George Floyd and struggling with him during his fatal arrest was released by the court on Monday.

3 Rajapaksas sworn into new Sri Lanka Cabinet after election

Sri Lanka’s president swore into office a new Cabinet on Wednesday that includes two of his brothers and a nephew, after a landslide election victory last week.

UN council at odds over peacekeeping operation in Lebanon

The UN Security Council remains at odds over the way the UN peacekeeping mission in southern Lebanon operates on the ground, with the United States backing Israel’s demands for major changes.

Deaths feared after train derails amid storms in Scotland

A train derailed in northeast Scotland amid stormy weather Wednesday, and there were early reports of deaths and injuries, authorities said.

Dutch police find country’s biggest-ever cocaine lab in former riding school

Police in the Netherlands have arrested 17 people following a raid on a massive cocaine lab, which they say is the biggest ever found in the country.

The Red Bull heir, a crashed car and the scandal that angered Thailand

After the decision to drop charges against Vorayuth “Boss” Yoovidhya, the heir to the Red Bull fortune, many people are demanding more accountability for the actions of the rich and powerful at the very top of Thai society.

Kamala Harris’ selection as VP resonates with Black women

China Cochran met Kamala Harris at a campaign event in Detroit last year and was swept away by her ambition, charisma and leadership. She hoped the California senator would advance in politics.

Death toll rises to 2 people from Baltimore gas explosion

Two people are now confirmed dead following a natural gas explosion that destroyed three row houses in Baltimore and sent seven people to the hospital, authorities said Tuesday.