• driver Oct 27, 2019

    ‘I'm Dying': Relatives Await Answers After 39 Dead In Smuggling Case

    One family received a final text from their daughter saying she couldn’t breathe and was dying. Another grieving family set up a makeshift altar for their missing daughter who paid $10,000 in hopes of pursuing a career as a nail technician in Britain. A desperate father is searching for his son, who frequently calls home but hasn’t since last week....

  • United Kingdom Oct 23, 2019

    39 People Found Dead in Truck Container in Southeast England

    Authorities found 39 people dead in a truck in an industrial park in England on Wednesday and arrested the driver on suspicion of murder in one of Britain’s worst human-smuggling tragedies. Police were reconstructing the final journey of the victims as they tried to piece together where they were from and how they came to be in England. “To put...

  • driver Oct 23, 2019

    39 People Found Dead in Truck in England

    Essex police have a man in custody after 39 people were found dead in the back of a truck in Southeastern England on Wednesday.

  • Donald Trump Oct 13, 2019

    Former Envoy Defies Trump, Testifies He Pushed to Oust Her

    Testifying in defiance of President Donald Trump’s ban, former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch told House impeachment investigators Friday that Trump himself had pressured the State Department to oust her from her post and get her out of the country. Yovanovitch told lawmakers investigating Trump’s dealings with Ukraine that there was a “concerted campaign” against her based on “unfounded...

  • Donald Trump Oct 11, 2019

    Florida Men Tied to Giuliani, Ukraine Probe Arrested

    Two associates of President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer Rudy Guiliani, involved in his efforts in Ukraine, were arrested Wednesday on charges of campaign finance violations. Lev Parnas and Igor Fruman were arrested at Dulles International Airport Wednesday evening while attempting to leave the country with one-way tickets. NBC’s Alice Barr reports.

  • director Sep 27, 2019

    Report: 58% of Europe's Native Trees Face Extinction Threat

    An international conservation group is warning that more than half of the European tree species that exist nowhere else in the world are threatened with extinction. The International Union for the Conservation of Nature said in a new report Friday that 58% of the continent’s 454 native trees are threatened and 15% are “critically endangered” – one step away from...

  • Mexico Jun 30, 2019

    Tens of Thousands Join Gay Pride Parades Around the World

    Tens of thousands of people turned out for gay pride celebrations around the world on Saturday, including a boisterous party in Mexico and the first pride march in North Macedonia’s capital. Rainbow flags and umbrellas swayed and music pounded as the march along Mexico City’s Paseo de la Reforma avenue got underway, with couples, families and activists seeking to raise...

  • New York City Jun 29, 2019

    Tens of Thousands Join Gay Pride Parades Around the World

    Tens of thousands of people turned out for gay pride celebrations around the world on Saturday, including a boisterous party in Mexico and the first pride march in North Macedonia’s capital. Rainbow flags and umbrellas swayed and music pounded as the march along Mexico City’s Paseo de la Reforma avenue got underway, with couples, families and activists seeking to raise...

  • Europe May 5, 2019

    Pope Urges Migrant-Skeptic Bulgarians to Open Hearts, Homes

    Pope Francis urged Bulgarians on Sunday to open their hearts and homes to migrants, arguing that a country like Bulgaria, which is losing so much of its population to emigration, should well understand the forces that drive people to seek better lives elsewhere. As he arrived in the Balkan nation for a two-day visit, Francis “respectfully suggested” that Bulgarians recognize...

  • Donald Trump Jan 24, 2019

    Amid Wall Debate, Pope Says Fear of Migration Makes Us Crazy

    Pope Francis said Wednesday that fear of migration is “making us crazy” as he began a trip to Central America amid a standoff over President Donald Trump’s promised wall at the U.S.-Mexico border and a new caravan of migrants heading north. Francis was asked by reporters about the proposed border wall Wednesday on the way to Panama, where he is...

  • attorney Dec 11, 2018

    Drummer Suspected of Embezzling $750K From Charity Concert

    The former musical director for the United Nations and Arsenio Hall’s TV show has been arrested on suspicion of embezzling $750,000 from an overseas charity concert for homeless children, prosecutors said Monday. The U.S. Attorney’s office in Los Angeles said Robin DiMaggio could face wire fraud charges. It wasn’t known if he has an attorney.

  • Donald Trump Dec 10, 2018

    Nearly 85 Percent of UN Nations Back Migration Deal; Not US

    Defying fierce opposition from the United States and a few other nations, nearly 85 percent of the countries at the U.N. agreed Monday on a sweeping yet non-binding accord to ensure safe, orderly and humane migration. The debate over the Global Compact for Migration, the first of its kind, has proven to be a pivotal test of the U.N.-led effort...

  • player Jul 3, 2018

    Federer Loses His Initials After Switch From Nike, Still Wins at Wimbledon

    Roger Federer didn’t need his initials to sign off on another masterful display at Wimbledon. He’s hoping to get them back soon, though.

  • NBC News May 31, 2018

    Denmark Bans the Wearing of Face Veils in Public

    Denmark has banned the wearing of face veils in public, joining France and other parts of Europe in outlawing the burqa and the niqab worn by some Muslim women, NBC News reported. Parliament voted on Thursday for the law proposed by the center-right government which said face veils were contrary to Danish values. Opponents say the ban, that comes into...

  • New York Nov 16, 2017

    Rare da Vinci Painting Fetches $450M in NYC Auction

    A painting of Christ by the Renaissance master Leonardo da Vinci sold for a record $450 million at auction on Wednesday, smashing previous records for artworks sold at auction or privately. The painting, called “Salvator Mundi,” Italian for “Savior of the World,” is one of fewer than 20 paintings by Leonardo known to exist and the only one in private...

  • New York Nov 15, 2017

    $1 Million in Art Stolen From 81-Year-Old Publisher's Home During Ritzy Upper East Side Party

    The co-founder of a New York-based publishing house says police are investigating the theft of $1 million in artwork during a party at his Manhattan apartment.

  • Facebook Jun 19, 2017

    DNA Shows Early Spread of Cats in Human World

    Long before cats became the darlings of Facebook and YouTube, they spread through the ancient human world. A DNA study reached back thousands of years to track that conquest and found evidence of two major dispersals from the Middle East, in which people evidently took cats with them. Genetic signatures the felines had on those journeys are still seen in...

  • United States Mar 10, 2017

    Armed Vigilantes Hunt Migrants on the Edge of Europe

    Figures in camouflage and ski masks gather at a fishing lodge. Many are armed with long knives, bayonets and hatchets, NBC News reported. The 35 men and women are on the hunt in Strandzha Massif, a forested mountain range on Bulgaria’s border with Turkey. Migrants trying to cross into Europe are their prey. Patches on their irregular uniforms — a...

  • Russia Aug 9, 2016

    Team USA Volleyball in Dallas Preparing for Olympics

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