Texas explosions: FBI investigate new blast at FedEx plant
US authorities are investigating whether a parcel bomb that exploded at a FedEx depot in Texas on Tuesday is connected to a suspected serial bomber.
Maryland high school shooter dies after exchange with officer
A student who shot and critically wounded two fellow students at a Maryland high school on Tuesday morning, has died after exchanging gunfire with a campus security officer, the county sheriff said.
US Supreme Court Gives Green Light to Flint Water Lawsuits
The U.S. Supreme Court gave Monday the green light to two class-action lawsuits filed by residents of Flint, Michigan who are pursuing civil rights claims against local and state officials over lead contamination in the city's water supply.
Uber, Ola drivers strike in India for higher pay
Drivers for app-based cab aggregators Uber and Ola started an indefinite strike across India on Monday, demanding extra pay as a surge in the number of cabs on the two platforms, coupled with cutbacks in incentive payments, have stung drivers.
South Korean K-Pop Singers to Perform in North Korea
South Korea said Tuesday it will send a 160-member artistic group to North Korea, including about 10 celebrated K-Pop singers, for rare concerts there.
Cambridge Analytica: Mark Zuckerberg asked to appear before MPs
Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg has been called on by a parliamentary committee to give evidence about the use of personal data by Cambridge Analytica.
FTC Probing Facebook for Use of Personal Data, Source Says
Facebook Inc. is under investigation by a U.S. privacy watchdog over the use of personal data of 50 million users by a data analytics firm to help elect President Donald Trump.
Xi Gives Stark Taiwan Warning in Hands-Off Message to Trump
Chinese President Xi Jinping warned that efforts to widen divisions with Taiwan would be “punished by history” in a nationalistic speech to mark the start of his second term.
Trump to boost exports of lethal drones to more U.S. allies
President Donald Trump will soon make it easier to export some types of lethal U.S.-made drones to potentially dozens more allies and partners, according to people familiar with the plan.
Telegram Loses Bid to Block Russia From Encryption Keys
Telegram, the encrypted messaging app that’s prized by those seeking privacy, lost a bid before Russia’s Supreme Court to block security services from getting access to users’ data, giving President Vladimir Putin a victory in his effort to keep tabs on electronic communications.
Mississippi passes strictest abortion law
Mississippi's governor has just signed into law the tightest abortion restrictions in the US.
Northern white rhino: Last male Sudan dies in Kenya
The world's last surviving male northern white rhino has died after months of poor health, his carers say.