Berlin film fest to zoom in on inner turmoil…

The co-director of the Berlin International Film Festival says it will have a decidedly “dark” focus this year

The scientific way old clothes are becoming new…

Don't throw away your old T-shirts, socks and jeans! They can be recycled into new, fashionable and comfortable clothing, according to a new company in the U.S. Adam Reed reports.

Starbucks Is Not Messing Around With Coronavirus

Starbucks says it has closed more than half of its 4,292 stores in China and delayed releasing a financial forecast "due to the dynamic situation unfolding with the coronavirus ." China is the second-largest market for Starbucks, which is the first major American company to warn that it will take...

7.7 Magnitude Earthquake Shakes Caribbean Islands

The epicenter was in the Caribbean Sea, about 80 miles northwest of Montego Bay, Jamaica.

Russia arrests 5 ex-police in reporter's planted…

Russia's Investigative Committee has detained five former police officers involved in a controversial drug arrest of a prominent investigative journalist last year and will charge them with fabricating evidence

Hundreds queue for masks in Shanghai as virus…

The coronavirus outbreak, which started in the central city of Wuhan late last year, has killed 132 people, with nearly 6,000 infected in China.

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US Gives Israel a Bold Green Light

With the ink still drying on President Trump's Middle East peace plan, Israel says it's ready for action. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Tuesday he will have his cabinet vote Sunday on two key measures: applying Israeli sovereignty to parts of the Jordan Valley and to Jewish settlements in the...

The U.S. Still Isn't Sure How Coronavirus Spreads

U.S. & Chinese officials haven't agreed whether the virus spreads before or after a patient shows symptoms.

Villages on Beijing's outskirts isolate selves…

Villages on the outskirts of Beijing are closing themselves off to outsiders to ward against infection from a new type of virus

Plate up for the world's first faux shrimp dish

Shiok Meats, a Singapore-based start-up whose name means 'very good' in local slang, aims to become the first company in the world to bring shrimp grown in a laboratory to diners' plates. Megan Revell reports.

Harvard's Chemistry Chair Accused of Lying About…

There's another big story out that mentions Wuhan—just one not related to the coronavirus. The chair of Harvard's chemistry department was on Tuesday charged with making false statements to the Department of Defense regarding his role in China's Thousand Talents Plan. Bloomberg explains that it and other government-run plans...

Airbus Settling With Fraud Agencies To End…

The BBC reported the company will pay over $3.3 billion in fines.

Post-Brexit talks gear up for fish fight between…

The United Kingdom and the European Union are parting ways on Friday and one of the first issues to address is what will happen to the fishing grounds they share

Major quake shakes Miami, the Caribbean

A major earthquake struck south of Cuba on Tuesday, sending shockwaves as far as Miami and sparking panic in the Cayman Islands where it ripped open sinkholes, but did not do serious damage to people or property, initial reports said. Colette Luke reports.

Harry, Meghan 'Shocked' Over One Thing in Megxit

Financial independence? Check. No HRH titles? Check. No roles as Commonwealth Young Ambassadors? That, sources tell TMZ , was tough for Prince Harry and Meghan Markle to accept as they left the royal family for Canada earlier this month. But it seems the Queen took a firm stand during so-called Megxit...

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Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu Formally Indicted…

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been charged with bribery, fraud and breach of trust.

Britain's EU Journey: When Johnson gambled to…

Britain officially leaves the European Union on Friday after a debilitating political period that has bitterly divided the nation since the 2016 Brexit referendum

Earthquake rattles Grand Cayman residents

Amateur video shows Cayman residents reacting to a powerful magnitude 7.7 earthquake that struck in the sea south of Cuba on Tuesday, and shook Grand Cayman.

He Long Denied Role in 28K Deaths. Now, This

Two newly released photos might confirm what John Demjanjuk long denied—his service as a Nazi death camp guard, the LA Times reports. The Ukrainian-born American claimed he was never at the Sobibor death camp, where more than 167,000 Jews were murdered, and died in 2012 appealing a conviction...

U.K. Allows Huawei To Build Part Of Its 5G Network

But Huawei's role will be limited because it's considered a "high risk vendor."

Israeli Cabinet postpones vote on West Bank…

A senior Israeli minister says a Cabinet vote to endorse annexation of parts of the West Bank won't take place on Sunday

U.S. increases virus screening to 20 airports -CDC

Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Dr. Robert Redfield, told reporters on Tuesday that "based on the evolving information from China" on the coronavirus, the CDC has "decided to expand to screening travelers from the five airports originally to 20 airports in the United States."

Prince Andrew May Want to Avoid Setting Foot in US

On the heels of US prosecutors' Monday revelation that Prince Andrew has "provided zero cooperation" in their Jeffrey Epstein investigation despite repeated requests to his lawyers, lawyers for Epstein's accusers are speaking out. Lisa Bloom, who represents five of them, told the BBC , "I'm glad that [prosecutor] Geoffrey Berman has...

Fire Crews Warn Residents Near Australian Capital…

Nearby fires and worsening weather conditions are threatening the capital city of Canberra.

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Airlines suspend China flights, cut services on…

British Airways and Asian budget carriers Lion Air and Seoul Air are among the airlines suspending flights to China as fears of a new virus that has killed more than 130 people spread

Plan recognizes Israeli 'sovereignty' in disputed…

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday at the White House, where President Donald Trump shared a new vision for an Israeli-Palestinian peace plan, said Trump's proposal recognizes the Jordan Valley as "a permanent part of the Jewish state."

Feds Issue Level 4 Warning Amid Coronavirus…

As the coronavirus outbreak spreads, the State Department is warning Americans to avoid going to China. The State Department issued a Level 3 warning Monday, urging US citizens to avoid all nonessential travel to the country. A Level 4 warning—a highest-level alert—warns against travel to Hubei province, which...