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Part of the Tappan Zee Bridge gets demolished over the Hudson River

Associated Press - Tue, 15/01/2019 - 18:23
A major span of the Tappan Zee Bridge is coming down as controlled demolitions collapse the bridge into the waters of the Hudson River.
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Kenya police chief: gunmen may still be at large in suspected 'terror attack'

Reuters - Tue, 15/01/2019 - 18:16
Kenya police chief Joseph Boinnet said on Tuesday that an attack in the capital of Nairobi was a suspected militant attack.
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Attack in Kenya capital kills one, wounds four: hospital

Reuters - Tue, 15/01/2019 - 18:12
A least one person was killed and four injured in an attack on Tuesday at an upscale hotel and office complex in the Kenyan capital, Nairobi, a hospital official said.
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Soldiers patrol Zimbabwe streets after protests kill three people

Reuters - Tue, 15/01/2019 - 18:04
Soldiers patrolled city streets in Zimbabwe on Tuesday and confrontations with angry civilians threatened to boil over, a day after violent protests led to the death of three people, including a police officer.
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Netflix is raising its subscription prices

Associated Press - Tue, 15/01/2019 - 18:03
Netflix is raising prices in the United States as the streaming service invests heavily in new programs.
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East Libyan forces heading south to secure oil sites

Reuters - Tue, 15/01/2019 - 18:02
Eastern forces loyal to commander Khalifa Haftar have launched a military operation in southern Libya to secure oil and gas facilities and fight extremists, a spokesman said on Tuesday, a move that may alarm the authorities in Tripoli in the west.
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Brazil president Bolsonaro to spend 10 days resting following Jan. 28 surgery

Reuters - Tue, 15/01/2019 - 17:57
Brazil's new President Jair Bolsonaro will spend 10 days resting after surgery on Jan. 28 to remove a colostomy bag, his doctor said on Tuesday, a result of a stabbing the far-right politician suffered while on the campaign trail in September.
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Russia extends detention of jailed Ukrainian sailors: agencies

Reuters - Tue, 15/01/2019 - 17:55
A court in Moscow on Tuesday ordered eight Ukrainian sailors seized by Russia last year off the coast of Crimea to be kept in pre-trial detention until April 24, Russian news agencies reported.
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Family of former U.S. marine held by Russia denies reports of Russia visit

Reuters - Tue, 15/01/2019 - 17:47
The brother of ex-U.S. Marine Paul Whelan, who is being held in Moscow on suspicion of spying, denied on Tuesday a Russian media report that said his family planned to visit Russia in an effort to free him.
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Factbox: Britain's big Brexit vote - What happens in parliament?

Reuters - Tue, 15/01/2019 - 17:43
Prime Minister Theresa May must win a vote in parliament to get her Brexit deal approved, or risk seeing Britain's exit from the European Union descend into chaos.
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Runner-up in Congo's disputed election launches official appeal

Reuters - Tue, 15/01/2019 - 17:39
Lawyers for the runner-up in Democratic Republic of Congo's disputed election on Tuesday urged the Constitutional Court in a series of impassioned speeches to order a recount of a poll that they said was rigged against their candidate.
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Brazil's Bolsonaro signs decree easing gun restrictions

Reuters - Tue, 15/01/2019 - 17:36
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Tuesday signed a decree that will temporarily make it easier for Brazilians to buy guns, a first step in a campaign promise to overturn the country's strict regulations that have essentially prohibited civilians from bearing arms.
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'West Side Story' remake finds its Maria

Associated Press - Tue, 15/01/2019 - 17:33
Take heart high school musical theater geeks as dreams do come true.
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Gunshots, explosion send office workers fleeing in Kenyan capital

Reuters - Tue, 15/01/2019 - 17:32
At least one explosion and sustained gunfire at an upscale hotel and office complex in the Kenyan capital sent workers fleeing for their lives on Tuesday, an attack claimed by Somali Islamist group al Shabaab that it said was ongoing.
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Family of former U.S. Marine held in Moscow denies reports of Russia visit

Reuters - Tue, 15/01/2019 - 17:22
The brother of former U.S. Marine Paul Whelan, who is being held in Moscow on spying charges, denied on Tuesday reports that his family plans to visit Russia in their efforts to free him.
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Somali militants claim responsibility for attack in Kenya capital: spokesman

Reuters - Tue, 15/01/2019 - 17:20
Somali Islamist militant group al Shabaab have claimed responsibility for an attack in the Kenya capital of Nairobi, their spokesman told Reuters.
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Three killed in Zimbabwe fuel price protests on Monday: police

Reuters - Tue, 15/01/2019 - 17:17
Three people, including a police officer, were killed in Zimbabwe on Monday during protests against a sharp hike in fuel prices, police spokeswoman Charity Charamba said.
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Huawei's founder praises Trump and denies claims his company spies for China

Associated Press - Tue, 15/01/2019 - 17:15
The reclusive founder of Huawei has denied allegations that his telecoms company spies for the Chinese government.
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