News Update

Everything you need to know about the UK’s crucial election

It isn’t hyperbole to say that this poll comes at a critical time for the UK; a country whose position in the world is in flux, and whose future is far from certain. Brits have been confronted with two drastically different visions for what comes next, and must decide between two very different men to […]

Al-Shabaab claims attack on elite hotel in Mogadishu

The attack began when five heavily armed gunmen overpowered security guards and stormed the upscale SYL hotel, according to police and government officials. The attackers, claimed by terrorist group Al-Shabaab, began shooting at responding Somali security forces, said police officer Ali Abdi. All five attackers have since been killed, officials said. “The security forces have […]

Mom learns son was injured in deadly volcano eruption through voicemail

Janet Urey learned her son Matt was injured in a volcano eruption in New Zealand when he left her a voicemail saying, “the volcano actually erupted while we were on the island and I got pretty badly burned.” At least 5 others were killed in the explosion. Watch “Full Circle” weeknights at 5 p.m. ET. […]

Russia’s doping allegations that could lead to an Olympic ban

[unable to retrieve full-text content] The World Anti-Doping Agency, or WADA, could hit Russia with a four year Olympic ban, which would effectively stop the country from competing at Tokyo 2020 on Dec 9. CNN.com – RSS Channel – World

This island could become an unsinkable US aircraft carrier

Japan’s government announced this week that it’s buying Mageshima Island, an uninhabited outcrop 21 miles (34 kilometers) from the southernmost Japanese main island of Kyushu. The island, most of which is owned by a privately held Tokyo development company, is uninhabited and hosts two intersecting unpaved runways that were abandoned under a previous development project. […]

Racial incident mars Manchester derby

A video circulating on social media appeared to show a fan making abusive gestures towards United players during their team’s 2-1 victory in the English Premier League match at City’s Etihad Stadium. A statement released by City after the match said it was aware of a video and that the club would be working with […]

Stunning video shows ‘firenado’ burn across Australia

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Aerial pictures show a “firenado,” also known as a fire tornado, rolling across Queensland, Australia, as emergency crews across the country continue to battle more than 100 bushfires. CNN”s Derek Van Dam explains the phenomenon. CNN.com – RSS Channel – World

12 protesters killed in Baghdad as cleric warns against ‘foreign interference’

As thousands of anti-government demonstrators rallied in Baghdad’s Tahrir Square — the epicenter of the protest movement — the gunmen seized a nearby parking garage that is used by activists. The gunmen have not yet been identified. Hundreds of members of pro-government militias have descended on Tahrir Square in a show of force over recent […]

‘Princess Anne’ is trending after NATO reception

In video filmed Tuesday evening at the palace, the Queen — joined by Prince Charles and Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall — is seen shaking hands with Trump and his wife Melania. The 93-year-old monarch then looks across the room, apparently to check which world leader she is due to receive next, before noticing her […]

Watch bushfire rips through treetops

[unable to retrieve full-text content] More than 100 blazes are burning across the southeastern state of New South Wales in Australia, and some right on the doorstep of Sydney. CNN.com – RSS Channel – World