Category: World News

Israel prepares to demolish homes on Jerusalem outskirts, stoking Palestinian fears

Israel prepares to demolish homes on Jerusalem outskirts, stoking Palestinian fears

SUR BAHER, West Bank (Reuters) – Israeli forces began preparations to demolish homes near a military barrier on the outskirts of Jerusalem under the cover of darkness on Monday, in the face of Palestinian...

Suspected Japan arsonist a reclusive, quarrelsome gamer, neighbor says

Suspected Japan arsonist a reclusive, quarrelsome gamer, neighbor says

OMIYA, Japan (Reuters) – The man suspected of killing 34 people in an arson attack in Japan lived alone, hundreds of kilometers from the torched Kyoto Animation studio, where he played video games non-stop...

NSA contractor sentenced to prison for huge theft of classified U.S. data

NSA contractor sentenced to prison for huge theft of classified U.S. data

(Reuters) – A former National Security Agency contractor was sentenced in Maryland to nine years in prison on Friday for stealing huge amounts of classified material from U.S. intelligence agencies over two decades though...

Dangerous heatwave starts hitting US and Canada

1.5 degrees Keeping the rise in global average temperature below 1.5 degrees Celsius will avoid the worst impacts of climate change, scientists say. That’s compared with ‘pre-industrial’ times. The world has already warmed about...

Suspected arsonist planned Japan’s worst mass killing in 18 years: media

Suspected arsonist planned Japan’s worst mass killing in 18 years: media

KYOTO, Japan (Reuters) – A man suspected of torching an animation studio in western Japan shouted that he had been plagiarized and appeared to have planned the attack, media said on Friday after a...