A look at the stories making headlines today.
The small quantity of suspected Class A drugs were discovered May 3 in a communal area of the building in central London, a Home Office spokesman said Saturday in a statement. Class A drugs are deemed the most harmful and addictive in Britain and include crack cocaine, cocaine, ecstasy, heroin, LSD, magic mushrooms, methadone and methamphetamine — more commonly known as crystal meth.
The attackers included two daughters aged 9 and 12 years old, said Head Gen. Tito Karnavian, the country’s highest-ranking police official. Earlier reports indicated at least 10 people died in the Sunday morning attacks, but Karnavian said during a news conference that seven victims were killed.
White House press secretary Sarah Sanders privately berated the White House communications and press staff Friday after a leak the previous day of comments by aide Kelly Sadler about Sen. John McCain, according to several sources familiar with the meeting.
Bolton said on CNN’s “State of the Union” that he believes some European countries will end up supporting the United States despite comments from European leaders that they regret Trump’s decision to withdraw. “I think the Europeans will see that’s in their interest ultimately to go along with this,” he said.
North Korea outlined steps Saturday to dismantle its nuclear testing site — and confirmed that international journalists, including those from the United States and the United Kingdom, would be invited to watch this month as its tunnels are blown up.
The new aircraft carrier, temporarily named Type 001A, sailed out at around 7 a.m. in Dalian, in the northeast province of Liaoning, according to reports in Chinese state media. The 50,000-tonne ship will become the country’s second aircraft carrier, and the first to be entirely built and designed inside of China, when it joins the navy sometime before 2020.
If you hate all of the commercialization behind the day that celebrates moms, imagine how Anna Jarvis would feel now. The holiday’s founder worked so hard to get the world to give moms everywhere a shoutout. But before her death, even she had to admit she had some regrets about starting Mother’s Day.
Members of one family were behind a wave of blasts targeting three churches in the Indonesian city of Surabaya, police say. At least 11 people were killed and dozens others injured in the attacks on Sunday. A mother and two children blew herself up at one church, while the father and three sons targeted the other churches, police chief Tito Karnavian said.
US President Donald Trump’s daughter Ivanka and her husband, Jared Kushner, have arrived in Israel ahead of the opening of the new US embassy in Jerusalem on Monday. The couple – both senior White House advisers – will attend the ceremony. Mr Trump himself will not be there.
The father of four children found shot dead along with their mother in rural Western Australia has pointed the finger of blame at their grandfather. Aaron Cockman said he believed that Peter Miles, 61, had not “snapped” but had been “thinking this through for a long time”.
Two Britons held hostage in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have been released unharmed, Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has announced. Mr Johnson paid tribute to the DRC authorities and the Congolese Institute for Nature Conservation for their “tireless help”. The Britons are receiving “support and medical attention”, according to a statement by Virunga National Park.
The suspect accused of a deadly van attack in Toronto wrote about an “Incel Rebellion” on Facebook, prompting huge attention on a little-known internet subculture. Who are the young men who frequent incel – short for “involuntarily celibate” – message boards? “Obviously I don’t have much hope of attracting a woman in the first place.”
When allegations of assault were made against New York’s top prosecutor Eric Schneiderman this week, he denied them, saying engaging in non-consensual sex was a line he would not cross. “In the privacy of intimate relationships, I have engaged in role-playing and other consensual sexual activity.
If you have a role for Benedict Cumberbatch but his female co-stars aren’t receiving equal pay, he’s going to say no. The Doctor Strange and Sherlock star is using his sizable platform to push for positive, necessary change. He said as much in a recent interview with Radio Times , during which he articulated his thoughts on gender equality very clearly.
Elon Musk’s Boring Company (how many companies does this guy run now?) has officially completed its first tunnel underneath Los Angeles, paving the way for pods to shuttle pedestrians and cyclists at fast speeds. Musk shared the news of the completed 2.7-mile tunnel through social media with a timelapse video posted to Instagram, showing a ride from beginning to end.
Apple’s silence over issues related to its allegedly flawed MacBook and MacBook Pro keyboards just got a whole lot more deafening. On Friday, a class action lawsuit was filed against Apple in the Northern District Court of California over the defective keyboards, according to AppleInsider.
On this episode of ‘Masters of Scale,’ Eric Schmidt describes Google’s ‘20% time’ rule and how it led to some of the company’s most ingenious products.
Hoping to invest in the next Bitcoin? Keep an eye on Facebook. No, but really. According to a Cheddar report, the company is hard at work on its own cryptocurrency. Cheddar, citing sources familiar with the matter, claims that Facebook users could use the new “digital token” to buy and sell through the platform.