Here are today’s top headlines.
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has rejected accusations that he lied to the Queen over his controversial suspension of Parliament in the run-up to the Brexit deadline.
Adam Hergenreder’s vaping habit almost killed him. His case is one of now more than 450 lung illness associated with using e-cigarettes across the United States. The Trump administration is planning to remove all flavored e-cigarettes from the marketplace.
(CNN) – When Italian villages began selling houses for $1, it seemed too good to be true. But the latest offer from Italy is enough to make even that deal look like a ripoff.
For almost 70 years, the secret Holocaust diary of the Polish Jewish teenager Renia Spiegel was sealed away in a New York bank vault.
President Donald Trump made it clear a day after firing national security adviser John Bolton that he will be calling the shots on US foreign policy and possibly changing course.
When Joseph DiGiovanna was looking for an apartment to buy in Weehawken, New Jersey, the most important thing for him was the view. Perched on the Palisades, the steep cliffs overlooking the Hudson River, Weehawken is known for its striking views of New York.
Two Australian social media influencers have been detained in Iran for taking illegal photos with a drone, according to a source with knowledge of the situation.
The North Atlantic right whale will soon be extinct unless something is done to save it, researchers warn
There are only 400 of them left, and less than 25% of them are breeding females responsible for the species’ survival.
For the first time, astronomers have peered into the atmosphere of an exoplanet — a planet outside our solar system — and discovered both water vapor and temperatures that could potentially support life, according to a new study.
Robert Mugabe’s family say they are shocked at not having been consulted by the government about arrangements for the funeral of the former Zimbabwean president. Mr Mugabe, who was 95, died last week while undergoing medical treatment in a Singapore hospital. His body is being prepared to lie in state at a football stadium in Zimbabwe’s capital, Harare.
A US pastor known for his mental health advocacy has killed himself, church officials say. Jarrid Wilson, 30, worked at the 15,000 member Harvest Christian Fellowship Church for 18 months before his death. Mr Wilson and his wife founded Anthem of Hope, a programme created to help people dealing with depression.
Lionel Messi says he would have “loved” for Neymar to return to Barcelona as his arrival would have “increased our chances of achieving our objectives.” Neymar, 27, joined Paris St-Germain from Barcelona in 2017 for a world record fee of 222m euros (£200m). “He was desperate to come back,” Messi told Spanish newspaper Sport.
France says it will block development of Facebook’s Libra digital currency in Europe because it threatens the “monetary sovereignty” of governments. Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said Libra posed financial risks and could be open to abuse. However, he did not spell out how France could keep Libra out of the 28-member European Union.
Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa has agreed to sell most of his stake in online fashion firm Zozo to Yahoo Japan as part of a deal worth $3.7bn ($3bn). Mr Maezawa, known for his splashy art collection and space travel ambitions, will also step down as chief executive.
British American Tobacco has announced plans to cut 2,300 jobs as it shifts away from traditional cigarettes. BAT said it was creating a “more efficient, agile and focused” company as it focused on e-cigarettes and other new categories of product.
Walt Disney studios has officially joined the streaming services space race with Disney+, a subscription service that will exclusively house many of the production company’s newest releases. If these trailers are any indication, it looks like the new, original films, welcome additions in franchises, and remakes of fan favorites won’t disappoint.
On Tuesday, Apple was flexing their latest tech at its annual iPhone event, including the iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, and iPhone 11 Pro Max. But while presenters focused on their “machine learning” and “1 trillion operations per second,” one YouTuber threw all that aside to get some quality dunkage on Apple.
Ready or not, Oscars season is upon us. Heading into fall, Netflix has snatched up the rights to a number of buzzy festival standouts – as well as brought in heavy hitters like Meryl Streep, Timothée Chalamet, and Robert De Niro to lead a few of their in-house creations.