A look at some of today’s top headlines.
Iran’s military leader killed: Qasem Soleimani, top general and one of the most powerful men in Iran, was killed in a drone strikeat Baghdad airport early Friday. Funeral held in Iran: Soleimani’s body arrived in Iran earlier on Sunday. He was revered as one of the country’s most powerful men.
“The Farewell” star is the first performer of Asian descent to win a Golden Globe Award in a lead actress film category.
Oil prices continued to rise Monday as tensions escalate between the United States and Iran.
After an al-Qaeda affiliated group destroyed ancient religious monuments in Timbuktu, Mali, in 2012, the International Criminal Court took on a unique criminal case: prosecuting cultural destruction.
Hundreds of 737 Max jets are sitting, grounded, as Boeing awaits approval from aviation regulators for the troubled plane to return to flight. But now, the company has discovered yet another potential hurdle.
A Walmart in Pennsylvania is facing a bedbug infestation after someone released the parasitic insects in a men’s changing room, state police said.
An Air Canada Express flight lost a wheel shortly after takeoff from Montreal-Trudeau International Airport, forcing the plane to turn back.
A fire has destroyed much of a five-star Black Forest hotel, home to acclaimed and (CNN) – Michelin sta r restaurants, causing an estimated 1 million euros ($1.1 million) in damage, police said on Sunday. Fire broke out in the historic restaurant wing of the Traube Tonbach Hotel, Baiersbronn, Germany, shortly after 3 a.m.
President Donald Trump doubled down Sunday on his belief that the United States military has the right to target Iranian cultural sites, dismissing concerns from the public and even from his own administration that he would be committing a war crime by doing so.
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) – An Iranian general who replaced the leader killed by a U.S. airstrike in Baghdad vowed Sunday to take revenge as Tehran abandoned the remaining limits of its 2015 nuclear deal with world powers in response to the slaying. Esmail Ghaani’s threat comes as the blowback over the U.S.
President Donald Trump on Sunday used his personal Twitter account to notify Congress of his plans to retaliate “perhaps in a disproportionate manner” if Iran retaliates against any American person or asset.
Mourners packed the streets of the Iranian capital Tehran for the funeral of the slain Iranian military commander Qasem Soleimani. Soleimani was assassinated in a US drone strike in Iraq on Friday on the orders of President Donald Trump. Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Khamenei led prayers and at one point was seen weeping.
Chekole Menberu, now 27, had high hopes when he graduated with a degree in chemical engineering two years ago in Ethiopia. It was a moment to savour, considering the years of toil and the difficulties he had gone through to reach this moment.
Bosses of Britain’s leading firms will be paid more within three working days of 2020 than the average employees’ annual wage, according to research. FTSE 100 chief executives starting work on 2 January will by 17:00 GMT today have been paid more than the average wage of £29,559, the report suggests.
Can you remember your 12th birthday? There was probably some cake – maybe even in the shape of a caterpillar – and, if you were lucky, friends, family and a few presents. Whatever you did that day, the chances are it’s not affected the rest of your life very much.
A Facebook fundraiser by Australian comedian Celeste Barber has raised over $30 million for New South Wales’ volunteer firefighters, providing them with some much-needed help during Australia’s bushfire crisis. Barber went viral back in 2015 with #celestechallengeaccepted, a long-running series in which she humorously recreates celebrities’ Instagram posts.
Welcome to the 2020 Golden Globe Awards! From Parasite, Hustlers, and Dolemite Is My Name to Fleabag, The Morning Show, and Chernobyl, 2019 gifted moviegoers and TV viewers alike with a wealth of spectacular storytelling.
Tom Hanks may have been the one with the cold, but anyone watching his acceptance speech for the Cecil B. DeMille award at the 77th Golden Globes would be hard pressed to stay away from their tissue box. Hanks’ speech came after a heartwarming introduction from his That Thing You Do!
Ricky Gervais brings up Jeffrey Epstein, Greta Thunberg, and more in cringe-y Golden Globes monologue
Ricky Gervais’ return to the Golden Globes hosting gig was meant to invoke the comedy actor’s unpredictability and acid wit – but Gervais began his Jan. 5 monologue by declaring that this would be the last time. “I don’t care,” he said up front.
You may remember Google’s DeepMind AI being really good at Go, but the company’s also been putting it to work on a potentially life-saving mission – breast cancer screening. According to Google’s new study, published in Nature , the company’s AI model was able to spot breast cancer in mammograms with “greater accuracy, fewer false positives, and fewer false negatives than experts.”
Dracula only comes out at night and apparently so does its marketing. A new BBC miniseries in the UK called Dracula (also streaming on Netflix outside the UK) arrived for the new year and with it some creative billboards.