A look at what’s making headlines today.
The wife of the missing Interpol president said Sunday the last contact with her husband came via a WhatsApp text message with a knife emoji and the instructions, “Wait for my call.”
Authorities are trying to figure out what caused a catastrophic wreck in upstate New York that killed 20 people.
The poorest country in the Western Hemisphere is still recovering from the 2010 earthquake that killed at least 220,000 people and 2016’s Hurricane Matthew that shredded parts of the country.
A much anticipated comeback to the Ultimate Fighting Championship by Conor McGregor ended in defeat Saturday, with the ugliest scenes coming after the fight.
When first lady Melania Trump first stepped out in front of the press Friday in Nairobi, Kenya, she was wearing an outfit suitable for the setting.
Scott Wilson, a veteran actor who played Hershel Greene on the AMC television show “The Walking Dead,” has died, according to a statement from the network.
China has confirmed it is holding the missing head of Interpol, Meng Hongwei. Beijing said he was under investigation by the country’s anti-corruption body for unspecified breaches of the law. Mr Meng, who is also listed as a vice-minister of public security in China, was reported missing after travelling from the city of Lyon in France, where Interpol is based, to China.
Police in Bulgaria are investigating the killing of investigative reporter Viktoria Marinova. Her body was found in a park in the northern city of Ruse, near the River Danube, on Saturday. It is not known if the killing is linked to the 30-year-old’s work at a local television station, TVN.
A jogger running through a field in the central Netherlands got a surprise on Sunday when an abandoned lion appeared on the route. The cub – which is believed to be four months old – was found in a small cage outside of Utrecht.
Just when we were getting used to the regular stream of controversial statements spouted by Kanye West, he’s disappeared from social media. It looks like he deleted his Twitter and Instagram accounts on Saturday night.
Hours after the Senate confirmed embattled Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, President Donald Trump celebrated the “tremendous victory” in a speech delivered to a cheering crowd of supporters in Topeka, Kansas, on Saturday night – and excoriated what he described as the Democrats’ “disgraceful campaign” to “destroy” the judge.
President Donald Trump expressed his satisfactionafter the Senate voted Saturday toconfirm Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court despite sexual assault allegations against him. In a tweet, Trump said, “I applaud and congratulate the U.S. Senate for confirming our GREAT NOMINEE, Judge Brett Kavanaugh.”
Melania Trump urged the public to “focus on what I do, not what I wear” after getting heat for her clothing choices on her trip to Africa. The first lady and former model attempted to deflect criticism at a press conference in Egypt on Saturday after she wore a white, colonial-era pith helmet during a safari in Kenya.
” Saturday Night Live” hilariously mocked the new presidential alert system by making the emergency warnings sound suspiciously like tweets from Donald Trump. The same idea inspired Twitter users after the system was tested Wednesday. The “SNL” sketch was presented as an ad for a cheap cellphone service, Cricket Wireless.
The people of New York City got quite the surprise on Saturday night as the Empire State Building put on a wild light show. The top of the building began lighting up in various colors at around 11:00 p.m. ET, and it continued for about two hours.
At 2:18 pm ET on Wednesday, cell phones across the country buzzed with a Presidential Alert emergency test from President Donald Trump. It was part of the first-ever national test of the Wireless Emergency Alert (WEA) system, part of a pair of tests delivered by FEMA, that’s been buzzing phones on a regional basis for years, alerting customers mostly to severe weather and Amber alerts.
‘Venom’ actor Riz Ahmed told James Corden on ‘The Late Late Show’ about a misunderstanding he had when meeting the British Queen Elizabeth II.