These are the stories making global headlines as we start the new month.
President Donald Trump on Tuesday embraced a line of defense offered by his attorney, Rudy Giuliani, that “collusion is not a crime,” even though he continued to deny any alleged ties between his campaign and Moscow during the 2016 election.
The biggest misconception surrounding the special counsel investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election is that it will likely end in some sort of legal proceeding involving President Donald Trump.
Between March and May, Russia’s holdings of US Treasury bonds plummeted by $81 billion, representing 84% of its total US debt holdings. The sudden debt dump may have contributed to a short-term spike in Treasury rates that spooked the market. 10-year Treasury yields topped 3% in April for the first time since 2014.
Demi Lovato is experiencing “complications” and remains hospitalized following her apparent drug overdose, two sources close to the singer tell CNN.
The Manchester suicide bomber who killed 22 people at a pop concert in May 2017 had been rescued from the civil war in Libya by Britain’s Royal Navy just three years earlier.
A group of angry Chinese parents and activists have gathered twice in two days outside government buildings in Beijing to protest a recent scandal over defective vaccines, a rare display of public dissatisfaction in the tightly-policed Chinese capital.
French children will have to leave their smartphones and smart devices at home or switched off when they are at school starting in September.
Two people in China ate raw centipedes, according to a report published Monday, and were later diagnosed with rat lungworm infections.
Scientists from the Cascadia Research Collective have discovered a rare dolphin-whale hybrid off the coast of Kauai, Hawaii, according to a report published last week.
Zimbabwe’s main opposition leader said on his official Twitter feed on Tuesday his party had collected results from more than 10,000 polling stations, which showed the MDC had done exceedingly well and was ready to form the next government.
Researchers backed by Tesla Inc founder Elon Musk and Silicon Valley financier Sam Altman have found a novel way to use software to teach a human-like robotic hand new tasks, a discovery that could eventually make it more economical to train robots to do things that are easy for humans.
OSLO (Reuters) – Norway has asked Israel to explain the legal grounds for detaining a Norwegian-flagged fishing boat seized while activists tried to sail with aid to the Gaza Strip, Norway’s foreign ministry said on Tuesday.
Turkey will retaliate against any U.S. sanctions over the trial of a Christian pastor on terrorism charges but expects the two countries to resolve their differences through diplomacy, President Tayyip Erdogan’s spokesman said on Tuesday.
LONDON (Reuters) – Senior Iranian officials on Tuesday rejected U.S. President Donald Trump’s offer of talks without preconditions as worthless and “a humiliation” after he acted to reimpose sanctions on Tehran following his withdrawal from a landmark nuclear deal.
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We’re finally getting to know Venom in this full trailer for his eponymous film about the origin of the parasitic alien super-villain from Spider-Man comics. And while Venom may be the obvious villain, we have our suspicions about Dr. Carlton Drake (Riz Ahmed).
Every product here is independently selected by Mashable journalists. If you buy something featured, we may earn an affiliate commission which helps support our work. Remember when Elon Musk said he wanted to nuke Mars?
Ever wondered if all those “Which character are you?” internet quizzes actually get played by the actors themselves? Well, now you know. Sort of. On Monday night, the official Netflix Life Twitter account tweeted out an old classic. There were some strong responses… …Ultimately, though, none of them could compete with this.
Turns out Nicole Kidman is just as much of a badass IRL as she is on the screen. Maybe even more so. Just take a look at her latest Instagram post, which sees her fearlessly capturing a terrifying arachnid while her children screech in fear in the background.