Gary Hershorn/Getty Images A Carnival cruise passenger was arrested by the FBI for sexually abusing his daughter. Justin Sigmon was recorded touching his daughter by a passenger and the ship's CCTV. Sigmon denied touching his daughter inappropriately, and that he would "punch" another man for doing so ... The complaint stated ... ....
Colombia's government is embroiled in the biggest scandal since PresidentGustavo Petro came to power last August, after a highly intricate situation involving leaked audios, illegal wiretaps and irregular financing of the president's campaign, were revealed. In recordings published by Semana Magazine on Sunday,...read full story. .
OTTAWA, Canada- Canada is facing a dire wildfire situation through the coming months, officials warned on Monday after vast swaths of forests and grasslands from its Pacific to Atlantic coasts have been scorched. Some 26,000 people remain displaced by fires at present, with about 120,000 having had to flee at some point over the past month ... .
China has been an economic lifeline to Russia since the start of the invasion against Ukraine – trade between the two countries has increased by almost 40% this year – and Xi’s rhetoric regarding the conflict in Ukraine foreshadows the arguments that would be made should a conflict breakout in China’s back yard.
The administration of Brazilian PresidentLuiz Inácio Lula da Silva has announced its plan to eliminate deforestation by 2030 as part of an international pledge to protect the environment ... “But rich countries also need to do their part. They were the ones who over the centuries devastated forests the most.”. A plan to tackle deforestation ... .
PESHAWAR. Pakistani troops and militants exchanged fire in a northwestern region along the border with Afghanistan in a shootout that killed two soldiers and two militants, the army said Monday ... A search operation was underway in the area, it said ... ....
The AppleVision Pro headset is displayed in a showroom on the Apple campus in Cupertino, Calif., at the company's annual developers conference, Monday, June 5. AP-Yonhap. Apple on Monday unveiled its first-ever mixed reality headset, challenging Facebook-owner Meta in a market that has yet to tempt users beyond videogamers and tech geeks ... AP-Yonhap ... .
France's left-wing forces and labour unions will stage another day of strikes on Tuesday to try to derail PresidentEmmanuel Macron's pensions overhaul, insisting that the fight to thwart the changes is not over even after it became law. ...The government says the changes are essential for France's financial health ... .
It was a disastrous image for an 80-year-old president who has just announced his campaign for a second term. Collapsed on the ground, unable to get up, sensible rubber soles on full display as Secret Service agents try to hoist him to his feet. It’s not even shocking at this stage. It’s just sad. Sad for the country ...Joe Biden falling of a bike ... ....
An anonymous reader quotes a report from CNBC. Thirty people in the U.K. could soon receive $1,983 each month if the trial (PDF) by independent think tank Autonomy secures funding. The basic income payments are estimated to cost 1.15 million pounds through the duration of the two-year project ... The trial is two years in the making ... .
El estadio Suzanne Lenglen escenificó, probablemente, el mejor partido de la edición 2023 de Roland Garros. La brasileña Beatriz HaddadMaia, 14ª del ranking WTA, venció por 6-7 (3), 6-3 y 7-5 a la española Sara Sorribes Tormo (132ª) y se metió por primera vez en su carrera en los cuartos de final de un Grand Slam... Svitolina ... 2 Relacionado ... .
Islamabad, Pakistan – A prominent human rights organisation has issued an urgent plea for global action to protect Pakistan from extreme heatwaves, saying the South Asian country is at the “frontline of the climate crisis” ... The report, titled A BurningEmergency ... Tackling a climate crisis of this scale requires global attention and action ... .