Self-driving bus crashes on first day to work in Las Vegas

Self-driving shuttle made by French startup Navya collides with a truck in Las Vegas on its first day A self-driving shuttle bus in Las Vegas was involved in a crash on its... Read more »
A still image from a video posted by the Taliban on social media on 19 December 2016 shows American Caitlan Coleman, left, speaking next to her husband, Joshua Boyle, and their two sons. Photograph: Handout/Reuters

Pakistan Army rescues US-Canadian family kidnapped in Afghanistan

Pakistan Army recovers Canadian-American family abducted in Afghanistan A kidnapped U.S.-Canadian couple and their three children born in captivity have been freed in Pakistan, nearly five years after the couple was abducted... Read more »
Riz Ahmed makes history as first Muslim and South Asian to win an acting Emmy

Riz Ahmed makes history as first Muslim and South Asian to win an acting Emmy

Riz Ahmed speaks out on the “systemic” racism of award ceremonies British actor and rapper Riz Ahmed made history on Sunday night when he became the first Asian man and first Muslim... Read more »
Hurricane Irma's trail of destruction

Hurricane Irma weakens after leaving trail of destruction

Hurricane Irma weakens; officials urge patience for evacuees eager to return home Hurricane Irma finally weakened to just a big storm Monday night after it killed dozens of people, left residents and... Read more »
A photo of Justine Damond from her web site. The Sydney, Australia, native lived with her fiance in the Fulton neighborhood of Minneapolis.

Australian woman killed in shooting by US police in Minneapolis

Australian woman Justine Damond killed in police shooting in Minneapolis, U.S. A 40-year-old Australian woman was fatally shot by police officer in Minneapolis in the United States. Her family members said called... Read more »
Malaysian Muslims offer Eid-ul-Fitr prayers at the National mosque in Kuala Lumpur. Photo: Manan Vatsyayana/ AFP

Australia, US, UK, Saudi Arabia, Turkey and Europe celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr on Sunday

onSaudi Arabia, 16 other countries announce end of Ramadan, declare Sunday Eid-ul-Fitr Day Saudi Arabia, Malaysia, and other Arab countries announced on Saturday that Sunday will be the first day of Eid... Read more »
Storm Stella

Storm Stella brings blizzards and disruption to US northeast

Snow blanketed the streets, flights canceled, schools closed and traffic became jammed as Storm Stella hits US A powerful winter storm Stella has hit the north-eastern US, prompting flight cancellations, school closures and... Read more »
Execs at Facebook, Google, Apple, and Other Tech Giants Sign Letter Opposing Trump's Immigration Order

Google, Facebook, Apple and others draft joint letter opposing Trump’s travel ban

Execs at Facebook, Google, Apple, and Other Tech Giants Sign LetterOpposing Trump’s Immigration Order More than 30 CEOs of biggest tech companies—including Google, Facebook, Apple, Microsoft, and Uber—have signed onto a letter... Read more »
US President Donald Trump slammed Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull over refugee deal

Trump had tense phone call with Australian PM Turnbull over refugee deal

US President Donald Trump slammed Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull over refugee deal US President Donald Trump has sparked a fresh diplomatic row with ally Australia by branding a refugee deal with the... Read more »
Donald Trump and Malcolm Turnbull

US will take up to 1,250 refugees under Australian deal, says White House

United States will apply ‘extreme vetting’ to up to 1,250 asylum seekers it has agreed to resettle as part of a deal with Australia The US government has said it will resettle... Read more »
A protestor marches in front of riot policeat the inauguration of Donald Trump on January 20, 2017 in Washington, D.C.

Trump becomes 45th President of the United States, promises to protect ‘America first’

Donald Trump is sworn in as president, vows to end ‘American carnage’ Donald Trump has been sworn in as the 45th President of the United States, using his opening address to issue... Read more »
Donald Trump Becomes 45th President of the United States

Donald Trump becomes the 45th President of the United States

Donald Trump’s victory brings to an end 8 years of Democratic Party rule of the White House In a stunning upset that proved the polls, the political analysts, journalists and the data... Read more »
Rio 2016 Olympics Medals count

United States dominates Rio 2016 Olympics, followed by Great Britain and China

The United States of America topped the medal tally with a total count 121 medals while Great Britain finished second with 67 medals and China is on the third position with 70... Read more »
Richest Billionaires in Tech

Gates, Bezos and Zuckerberg are the Richest Billionaires in Tech

Americans and Asian dominate Richest in Tech 2016 list as it features 51 Americans and 19 Chinese people On the top of the chart is Bill Gates, with a net worth of... Read more »
The Thani family arrived in Wellington on Friday to start their new life here. Rawad, 5, walks with his mum, Amena, and 3-year-old sister, Naba, while dad Wael carries son Salim, 2.

World’s six richest countries host only 9% of world’s refugees

Poorest nations shouldering responsibility for world’s refugees The world’s six wealthiest countries host less than 9% of the world’s refugees, according to a new Oxfam report. While the United States, China, Japan,... Read more »
Dallas police shooting: 5 officers killed amid Black Lives Matter protest

5 U.S. police officers killed at Black Lives Matter protest in Dallas

Five police officers have died and six others were injured by snipers on Thursday during protests in Dallas that called for justice after the police shootings in Louisiana and Minnesota this week.... Read more »