Here are the biggest headlines in the world today.
President Donald Trump used racist language on Sunday to attack progressive Democratic congresswomen, falsely implying they weren’t natural-born American citizens.
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Sunday sharply criticized President Donald Trump for implying that she and other freshman House Democrats were not natural-born American citizens, saying the President is “angry because (he) can’t conceive of an America that includes us.”
China’s economic growth slumped to its lowest level in nearly three decades as the world’s second largest economy feels the effects of a prolonged trade war with the United States.
French inventor Franky Zapata soared over Bastille Day celebrations in Paris on a flying board, dazzling the crowd and President Emmanuel Macron.
The first case of Ebola has hit Goma, in the Democratic Republic of Congo, a major urban transit hub on the Rwandan border.
Hodan Nalayeh was a victim of a brutal terrorist attack that ripped through Kismayo, the normally serene and beautiful port city in Jubaland, about 500km south of the capital Mogadishu.
Two royal couples showed up at “The Lion King” premiere on Sunday.
In one photo, Rihanna gazes down, a dainty Chinese fan in one hand and a bright red sash around her waist. In another, she poses in front of a traditional folding screen, the golden ornaments in her hair reminiscent of the royal fashions of ancient China.
Lewis Hamilton claimed a thrilling victory at Silverstone on Sunday to win a record-breaking sixth British Grand Prix.
Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt is launching a fresh bid to stop the Iran nuclear deal unravelling and ease tensions in the Gulf. Mr Hunt will meet EU foreign ministers in Brussels to raise concerns about Iran breaching some of its commitments.
I was waiting on the jetty when Kym and Terry came up from their sub ride later that day. How was it, I asked, genuinely curious to know how Terry, who knows the reef so well, would compare it to scuba diving. “We saw a barramundi cod,” Terry said, “and lots of coral, some beautiful fish.
US President Donald Trump has attacked “progressive Democrat congresswomen” in a series of racially-charged tweets. He claimed the women “originally came from countries whose governments are a complete and total catastrophe”, before suggesting they “go back”. He then said Speaker “Nancy Pelosi would be very happy to quickly work out free travel arrangements”.
China’s economic growth slowed in the second quarter to its weakest pace since the early 1990s, official figures showed. In the three months to June, the economy grew 6.2% from a year earlier. The result was in line with forecasts. China has moved to stimulate its economy this year by boosting spending and delivering tax cuts.
Fear seizes the TV presenter at the very moment her TV studio starts to shake. She stops, mid-monologue, and falls silent. The shaking worsens. Other presenters seated around the awkwardly large plastic table sit stock still, save for a few worried glances left and right. Then the shaking gets stronger.
It’s Sunday, June 14, and Donald Trump is saying racist stuff on Twitter. While that’s been true of many other days during Trump’s presidency, the Sunday tweets were particularly vicious (and incorrect in their fundamental assertion). They’re so bad, in fact, that the people of Twitter quickly took the mean-spirited and bombastic U.S.
A satellite zooming around Mars spotted a lone machine, the Curiosity Rover, exploring the rugged Martian terrain. The car-sized rover, which has traveled almost 13 miles on Mars over the last seven years, is now carefully inching up the base of Mount Sharp, a 3.5-mile tall mountain sitting in the middle of the sprawling Gale Crater.
Richard Branson’s space tourism company, Virgin Galactic, is going public, which will make it the first publicly listed human spaceflight company. First reported by the Wall Street Journal and confirmed by VG, a special-purpose acquisition company (SPAC) called Social Capital Hedosophia Holdings Corp.