Here are today’s top headlines.
A new law that comes into effect next week will scrap income tax for roughly 2 million young workers in Poland.
President Donald Trump on Monday issued full pardons to five individuals and commuted the sentences of two others convicted of a variety of federal crimes.
At least 57 people were killed, including 16 who were decapitated, during a vicious gang battle that erupted in a prison in northern Brazil on Monday morning.
(CNN) – This Nebraska teacher will surely win show-and-tell once the school year begins. Josh Lanik, 36, was vacationing with his family when he discovered a brandy-colored gem at Crater of Diamonds State Park in Murfreesboro, Arkansas. “It was blatantly obvious there was something different about it,” Lanik said, according to a press release from the park issued Monday.
A$AP Rocky is going on trial in Sweden on Tuesday after spending much of the past month locked up in jail.
Huawei’s sales jumped to more than $58 billion in the first six months of this year, boosted by growth in its smartphone business and an uptick in 5G network contracts, and despite US curbs on the Chinese tech company.
At least 17 are dead after a Pakistani army plane crashed into a residential area in the major city of Rawalpindi early Tuesday morning, the country’s military said in a statement.
Katy Perry’s 2013 song “Dark Horse” was copied in part from “Joyful Noise,” a 2008 song by Christian rap artist Flame, a Los Angeles jury decided Monday, according to several media reports.
Ethiopia planted more than 353 million trees in 12 hours on Monday, which officials believe is a world record.
In one of the biggest-ever data breaches, a hacker gained access to more than 100 million Capital One customers’ accounts and credit card applications earlier this year.
Tom Barrack, a longtime friend and informal adviser to President Donald Trump, worked to modify a major energy speech given in 2016 by then-candidate Trump to be more pro-Middle East, according to a new report released by Democrats on the House Oversight and Reform Committee on Monday.
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) – More Afghan civilians were killed by Afghan and NATO forces than by the Taliban and other militants in the first half of 2019, the U.N. mission said in a report released Tuesday. Most of the civilian casualties were apparently inflicted during Afghan and NATO operations against insurgents, such as airstrikes and night raids on militant hideouts.
President Donald Trump ‘s reelection campaign has made nearly half a million dollars selling red plastic straws emblazoned with his name, his base apparently lapping up the new merch. Last week, Trump campaign manager Brad Parscale shared the update in a tweet advertising the straws, which went on sale just 10 days ago on July 19.
President Donald Trump’s unsubstantiated claim on Monday that he ” spent a lot of time” with 9/11 first responders at Ground Zero has inspired a side-splitting Twitter series featuring totally fabricated moments of “Lost Trump History.”
“Another weekend, another racist outburst from our racist president.” Late night hosts had plenty to work with on Monday night, with Donald Trump’s public appearances over the last weekend of July providing a wealth of wildly inappropriate, offensive, and delusional tweets and soundbites.
We have ourselves a new “Old Town Road” remix, people. Well, sort of. Three days after Lil Nas X announced he was visiting Twitter’s New York headquarters to replace Jack Dorsey as CEO for the day, the @TwitterMusic account dropped a nearly three-minute-long video of the rapper’s time in the office, along with the words, “Old Town Road (CEO Remix).”
Google’s fighting back against leakers. Instead of letting leakers reveal new features for its upcoming Pixel 4, Google’s taking matters into its own hands and announcing them early. In a blog post, Google revealed its next flagship Android smartphone will have a face unlock feature and a “Motion Sense” feature that uses radar to recognize hand gestures.
Street parking, especially in a city, is always a nightmare. There are never any open spaces, and the rules for when you can legally park are always in the fine print of a tiny sign three blocks away. Sometimes, though, parking on the street can be inconvenient for unexpected reasons.