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Posts Tagged: World news
Updated July 10, 2018 @ 9:24 a.m.
All 12 members of a Thailand soccer team and their coach have been rescued from the flooded Tham Luang cave in Khun Nam Nang National Park in northern Thailand.
An off-duty female police officer was in the right place at the right time when an armed thug attempted to rob a security guard in front of a kindergarten school in the central region of Suzano, a city in São Paulo, Brazil.
Iranian soccer officials are accused of taking advantage of a sports policy allowing biological men to play on women's teams if they believe they are women trapped in men's bodies. The International Olympic Committee announced a policy allowing men to participate in Olympic events without undergoing sex change procedures.
The global homosexual population has grown by leaps and bounds over the past two decades. Some observers point to the emergence of social media for the prevalence of gay tolerance and less hostility toward homosexuals around the world.
Gay dating app Grindr has quickly grown to over 2 million LGBT subscribers. But one country where homosexuality is still illegal is Malaysia. Grindr is outlawed there, as are open displays of homosexuality in the streets.
Advance ticket sales for Marvel Studio's black superhero action film Black Panther has already exceeded ticket sales for other superhero films at the same point in the sales cycle.
King T’Challa, the black superhero who rules over the mythical African nation Wakanda, was first introduced as a character in the Marvel franchise in 2016’s Captain America: Civil War.
Black Panther is tracking for a $100 million to $120 million opening.
The North Korean soldier who defected to South Korea last month lived a hard life and was forced to eat corn fertilized with human feces. It’s "a miracle that he survived,” said Dr. Lee Cook-Jong in an interview with CNN.
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's engagement made headlines around the world. The royal engagement announcement knocked President Trump and Kim Kardashian out of the headlines for at least one day. See how the world's front pages reported the royal news below.
The pastor of a Texas mega church said God has given President Trump the go ahead to take out North Korean dictator Kim Jong-Un.
President Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin met for the first time since Trump was elected president of the United States. The two world leaders politely shook hands on Thursday, July 7, at the opening of the G20 summit in Hamburg, Germany.
Liquor is flowing freely again in Mosul, Iraq, since the city was liberated by coalition forces.
Up to 1,000 customers a day visit the lone liquor store that recently opened its doors after ISIS fighters gave up their stronghold on the war torn city.