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$450 million Leonardo portray heading to new Louvre museum

$450 million Leonardo portray heading to new Louvre museum

The painting - one of fewer than 20 works generally accepted as being by the Renaissance master, according to Christie's - was bought by little-known Prince Bader bin Abdullah bin Mohammed bin Farhan ...

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Palestine's Abbas Reportedly Refuses to Meet Pence: 'US Crossed All Red Lines'

Palestine's Abbas Reportedly Refuses to Meet Pence: 'US Crossed All Red Lines'

Following President Trump's declaration of Jerusalem as Israel's capital, Fatah official says Mahmoud Abbas will not meet with the vice-president in his upcoming visit to the region. A Palestinian w...

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Better translation of phrase of Lord's Prayer needed, says Pope

Better translation of phrase of Lord's Prayer needed, says Pope

Instead of the line, " lead us not into temptation ", the Pope would like to change it to, "do not let us fall into temptation ". "And the best translation we have of the 'Our Father " is the Gree...

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USA jobs growth beats forecasts in November, but wages fall short

USA jobs growth beats forecasts in November, but wages fall short

The U.S. Department of Labor says that economic growth has exceeded the annual rate of 3% which is the first time that's happened since 2014. But as the unemployment rate has dipped to a 17-year-low...

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Fencing's Russian boss attacks flag ban at Olympics

Fencing's Russian boss attacks flag ban at Olympics

The Russian Olympic Committee was suspended by the IOC and Russian athletes going to PyeongChang must be cleared by a panel and can compete as "Olympic Athletes from Russia" under the Olympic flag. Ru...

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US House Passes Bill Expanding Gun Rights

US House Passes Bill Expanding Gun Rights

Law enforcement officials will not easily know if someone is lawfully carrying, because they will not know the permit standards for every state. The new bill will allow people with a state-issued c...

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YouTube Prankster Cemented His Head In A Microwave For Viral Video

YouTube Prankster Cemented His Head In A Microwave For Viral Video

Swingler, 22, first planned to shock his YouTube audience by filling a microwave with quick-dry cement and bury his head in it, waiting for it to dry to see how it would go. But we had to be extreme...

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Sushma Swaraj speaks to Kulbhushan Jadhav's mother

Sushma Swaraj speaks to Kulbhushan Jadhav's mother

India had written to Pakistan asking it to allow Jadhav's mother to accompany his wife. "Government of Pakistan has conveyed that they will give visa to the mother and wife of Kulbhushan Jadhav ", ...

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Ex-South Carolina cop's shooting of motorist was murder: judge

Ex-South Carolina cop's shooting of motorist was murder: judge

He broke down the cell phone video frame by frame and explained that he could see that there was a fight between Scott and Slager, when they were on the ground. Slager's attorneys think the videos sho...

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Black Mirror premiere date, full trailer finally revealed

Black Mirror premiere date, full trailer finally revealed

It's that sense of realism that makes the episodes we've seen of " Black Mirror " so far so unsettling at times, and with the trailer above and the little teasers from each episode we've seen in the r...

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Trump, Trump Jr., And The Attorney-Client Privilege

Trump, Trump Jr., And The Attorney-Client Privilege

Department of Justice Special Counsel Robert Mueller is also investigating. The sources said Rep. Adam Schiff , D-Calif., said that former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton had sat for 11 hours wh...

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Three dead in shooting at New Mexico high school

Three dead in shooting at New Mexico high school

Other schools in the area also were locked down as a precaution. Aztec is located in northwest New Mexico . The Albuquerque Journal reported that the victims are believed to be students. Aztec is a...

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Authorities file new charges against undocumented immigrant acquitted in Steinle case

Authorities file new charges against undocumented immigrant acquitted in Steinle case

Garcia Zarate was homeless when he found an object wrapped in a T-shirt under a bench on a San Francisco pier that turned out to be gun. A San Francisco jury last week convicted him of a state c...

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What happens to Al Franken's Senate seat if he resigns?

What happens to Al Franken's Senate seat if he resigns?

Congresswomen on Capitol Hill called Wednesday for Sen. "While it's true that (Franken's) behavior is not the same as the criminal conduct alleged against Roy Moore , or Harvey Weinstein, or Presid...

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Valérie Plante Is Undoing The Damage Done By Donald Trump

Valérie Plante Is Undoing The Damage Done By Donald Trump

Trump chose to pull the United States out of the Paris accord, considered to be the world's most important environmental pact because of its global reach and its long-term goals, arguing that it was...

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UN Political Chief to Visit N. Korea

UN Political Chief to Visit N. Korea

The UN's political chief will visit North Korea this week for talks with officials, amid heightened tensions over the North's latest ballistic missile test. Feltman's predecessor, Lynn Pascoe, visited...

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San Marcos Police Officer Killed While Serving Warrant

San Marcos Police Officer Killed While Serving Warrant

According to the release, the officer was serving the warrant with other officers and was wearing a protective vest. Copeland was a 19-year veteran of the force. Copeland was shot multiple times, St...

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Inside the 30000-Square-Foot Starbucks Reserve Roastery in Shanghai

Inside the 30000-Square-Foot Starbucks Reserve Roastery in Shanghai

The outlet, which is approximately half the size of a soccer field, was described by Starbucks as a "state-of-the-art premium reserve roastery" and has been specifically created to attract affluent, w...

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Trump expected to announce plan to shrink Utah national monuments

Trump expected to announce plan to shrink Utah national monuments

Utah's mostly Republican officials have lobbied Trump for months, saying the monuments closed off the areas to energy development and other access. But the wilderness groups say Trump needs to bone ...

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Rep. Conyers announces he's retiring, endorses son to fill seat

Rep. Conyers announces he's retiring, endorses son to fill seat

He continued to deny that he has harassed any of his former employees and said he did not know where the allegations came from. John Conyers has stepped aside as the top Democrat on the Judiciary ...

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Trump Says He's Encouraging Orrin Hatch To Run For Another Senate Term

Trump Says He's Encouraging Orrin Hatch To Run For Another Senate Term

They insist Romney, who relocated to Utah after losing the 2012 presidential election, would consider running only if Hatch retires, according to two people close to Romney. Hatch, at the time, said h...

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One dead as thousands flee southern California wildfire

One dead as thousands flee southern California wildfire

Soon after, the hospital was "razed to the ground" by the fire, according to a local news report . One person died in a vehicle crash trying to evacuate the fire that first broke out Monday night. ...

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Robert Mueller has spent $3.2 million on special counsel's Russian Federation investigation

Robert Mueller has spent $3.2 million on special counsel's Russian Federation investigation

The president's financial disclosure of June 16 reported $130 million in debt, a figure the bank has not publicly confirmed. President Donald Trump visits the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day ...

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Senators Seek Delay on Net Neutrality Vote

Senators Seek Delay on Net Neutrality Vote

He added that at least one million more comments came from real people whose identities were stolen. New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has spent the past six months conducting an investi...

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Storm Caroline to hit Britain this week, expect high winds and snow

Storm Caroline to hit Britain this week, expect high winds and snow

Ireland is set for strong winds, snow and freezing temperatures in the next 72 hours, according to Met Éireann , which has issued a yellow weather warning. The heaviest and most frequent of the snow ...

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