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German Police: Thieves Stole Huge Gold Coin With Wheelbarrow

(AP) – Berlin police say suspects used a wheelbarrow to make off with a 100-kilogram (221-pound) gold coin worth millions.  Police said Tuesday at least two burglars broke into the Bode Museum early Monday morning using a ladder to climb up to a window from elevated railway tracks running alongside the building. The thieves grabbed […]

Amnesty: Coalition Not Taking Adequate Precautions In Mosul

(AP) – Amnesty International says a recent spike in civilian casualties in the Iraqi city of Mosul suggests the U.S.-led coalition is not taking adequate precautions to prevent deaths among noncombatants as its forces battle the Islamic State militant group. The international human rights monitoring group says in a report published Tuesday that evidence from […]

Worst Humanitarian Crisis Hits As Trump Slashes Foreign Aid

(AP) – The world’s largest humanitarian crisis in 70 years has been declared in three African countries on the brink of famine. U.N. officials say nearly 16 million people in Nigeria, Somalia and South Sudan combined are at risk of dying within months. They say famine already has been declared in two counties of South […]

South Korea Finds Presumed Remains Of Ferry Disaster Victim

(AP) – South Korean officials say salvage crews have found what is presumed to be the remains of one of the missing victims of a 2014 ferry disaster that killed 304 passengers. An official from the Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries said the remains were found Tuesday in the waters where the ship’s wreckage was […]

London Attacker’s Mother ‘saddened and numbed’

(AP) – The mother of Westminster attacker Khalid Masood says she is “deeply shocked, saddened and numbed” by his murderous actions.  In a statement released through the police, Janet Ajao says that “since discovering that it was my son that was responsible, I have shed many tears for the people caught up in this horrendous […]