Here are today’s top stories.
Two boys, born into deeply religious families, both sent to Catholic school, and both abused by the very priests and teachers meant to protect them. George Stein and Joey Piscitelli grew up a decade apart, but they are connected by their abuse at the hands of priests and brothers from a Catholic order founded to help and support vulnerable children.
The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) is far from being brittle, but the alliance seems much less elastic than it once was. When its leaders gather this week in London they will need to stretch hard to bridge some of their differences.
Meng Wanzhou, the chief financial officer of Huawei, has been called the face of the US-China trade war. But for Huawei founder and CEO Ren Zhengfei, she is the daughter he praises for her year of “suffering.”
China will ban US warships and military aircraft from making stops in Hong Kong in the wake of Washington passing legislation supporting the territory’s pro-democracy protesters, the country’s Foreign Ministry said Monday.
Amazon has removed a number of Christmas ornaments featuring images of the Auschwitz concentration camps from sale, amid anger from the museum that manages the site.
Facial recognition checks are about to become even more ubiquitous in China, as rules come into force requiring anyone registering a new mobile phone number to submit to facial scans.
Leicester City won the Premier League in 2016 facing odds of 5000/1. Can they defy the odds once again and lift the title? Leicester’s sixth straight win Sunday meant the Foxes once again cut the gap on Liverpool to eight points.
Lewis Hamilton celebrated his championship-winning season in style with a commanding victory in the last race of the Formula 1 season in Abu Dhabi.
(CNN) – A new era of supersonic flight might be just around the corner, but there are three challenges to overcome when it comes to flying faster than the speed of sound. Those are the three Es of aviation: engineering, environment and economics.
Fox News host Steve Hilton, frequently cited by President Donald Trump on Twitter, says it’s time to ditch Rudy Giuliani over his business dealings in Ukraine. “It turns out that the former mayor’s own personal business interests are wrapped up in all this,” Hilton said on Sunday night.
The White House said Sunday it would not take part in the first impeachment hearings held by the House Judiciary Committee in the coming days, claiming the effort “does not begin to provide the president with any semblance of a fair process.”
President Donald Trump’s tweet Sunday recognizing World AIDS Day was met with criticism from Democrats who pointed out that his administration’s proposed budget for 2020 would slash funding for global HIV programs, putting countless lives at risk.
An ex- Bloomberg editor condemned the company’s editorial decision not to investigate its owner, former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, or any other Democratic presidential candidate. In CNN appearance Sunday, Kathy Kiely, a former Washington news director for Bloomberg Politics, said that “the least-terrible option” would be to cover the former mayor “the way you would cover any other candidate, and you cover every candidate aggressively.”
And the prize for weirdest thing to sell for $7,000 goes to … the WWE and this bizarre championship belt
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Remember the $2.7 billion fine the European Union imposed on Google in 2017, for unfairly promoting its price comparison service, Google Shopping, over competitors’ sites? According to a large group of Shopping rivals in the EU, the fine didn’t do the trick, as Google still hasn’t learned its lesson.
TIME dubbed the summer of 2018 as a “mini documentary boom,” but it seems the documentary peak has transformed into an impressive plateau. Earlier this year, NPR claimed that documentaries were in an “undeniable golden age.” And nowNetflix has upped its game by releasing a crop of comprehensive films to help watchers understand recent headlines and identify with those affected.
No Nut November is, um, cumming to an end. For those who aren’t familiar, No Nut November (NNN) is not a month-long movement devoted to an anti-nut diet. NNN is a time when people across social media take a vow of abstinence from sexual activity. No sex. No masturbation.