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Trump looks for friendlier European welcome in Poland

1/1President Donald Trump Show Caption Hide Caption WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is headed back to Europe hoping to receive a friendly welcome in Poland despite lingering skepticism across the continent over his commitment to NATO, his past praise of Russian President Vladimir Putin and his decision to pull the U.S. out of a major climate agreement. Trump arrives…

North Korea Missile

NORTH KOREA MISSILE 'CAN REACH ANYWHERE IN THE WORLD,' STATE MEDIA SAYS

North Korea claims it has successfully tested an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) for the first time, saying the weapon could “reach anywhere in the world.” Tuesday morning’s missile test, which was conducted on the orders of the country’s leader, Kim Jong Un, reached a height of 2,802 kilometers (1741 miles), according to state broadcaster Korea Central Television (KCTV). “As a…

Paddington Bear Creator Dies at 91

MICHAEL BOND, CREATOR OF PADDINGTON BEAR, IS DEAD AT AGE 91

1/1Michael Bond, creator of Paddington Bear, is dead at age 91. Show Caption Hide Caption (CNN) – Michael Bond, the creator of the popular children’s character Paddington Bear, has died at the age of 91. His publisher Harper Collins made the announcement on Facebook. Bond died at home on Tuesday following a short illness. “A Bear Called Paddington,” Bond’s first…

Chernobyl Nuclear Plant Hit by Cyber Attack

CHERNOBYL MONITORING SYSTEM HIT BY GLOBAL CYBER ATTACK

1/1Chernobyl monitoring system hit by global cyber attack. Show Caption Hide Caption (CNN) – A number of companies and agencies across Europe reported that they were under a cyber attack on Tuesday, including the Chernobyl nuclear site. The virus reportedly hit systems monitoring radiation at the site of the former nuclear power plant, where computers running windows were temporarily knocked…

Takata Files for Bankruptcy Protection

EMBATTLED AIRBAG MAKER TAKATA FILES FOR BANKRUPTCY

1/1Embattled airbag maker Takata files for bankruptcy. Show Caption Hide Caption (CNN) – Japanese airbag maker “Takata” is filing for bankruptcy. The company has been struggling since its defective airbags led to recalls of tens of millions of vehicles. The airbags can explode and send shrapnel into drivers and passengers. They are blamed for at least 11 deaths in the…

One Killed And 10 Injured In London Mosque Terror Attack

FINSBURY PARK: ONE DEAD IN 'HORRIFIC' VAN ATTACK NEAR LONDON MOSQUE

At least one person died and eight are in hospital after a van slammed into a crowd of worshipers near a mosque in Finsbury Park, north London, just after midnight Monday morning. A 48-year-old man was arrested at the scene, according to London Metropolitan police. In a statement Monday, London Mayor Sadiq Khan called the incident a “horrific terror attack.”…

Teens Rescued After 3 Days in Paris Catacombs

TWO TEENAGERS HAVE BEEN TREATED IN THE HOSPITAL FOR HYPOTHERMIA AFTER SPENDING THREE DAYS LOST IN THE CATACOMBS UNDER PARIS

1/1Two teenagers have been treated in the hospital for hypothermia after spending three days lost in the catacombs under Paris. Show Caption Hide Caption (CNN) – Two teenagers ended a trip to the catacombs under Paris with a trip to the hospital. The 16-year old and 17-year-old boys spent three days lost in what was once known as the “empire…

Former NBA player Rodman is back in North Korea

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — Dennis Rodman, the former NBA bad boy who has palled around with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, flew to Pyongyang on Tuesday on a trip he says he hopes will “open a door” for his former “Celebrity Apprentice” boss — U.S. President Donald Trump. Hours after his arrival, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson…

Cancer Patients Consider Purchasing a Computer

CAN COMPUTERS HELP CANCER PATIENTS LIVE LONGER

Finding changes early could save lives. Two years ago, cancer patient Kathy Kowsky was too sick to make the short walk from her home to the ocean, ” When you lay down in bed you can hear the waves crashing. It’s just calming.” Kathy’s cancer was discovered during a routine colonscopy. After 3 surgeries and 29 days of radiation, the…

Uber Criticized for Surge Pricing After London Attacks

UBER CRITICIZED FOR INFLATED PRICE AFTER LONDON ATTACKS

1/1Uber criticized for inflated price after London attacks. Show Caption Hide Caption (CNN) – This weekend’s deadly terror attacks in London led to an online stream of backlash for Uber. Users complained on social media that the ride sharing app took too long to deactivate its “surge pricing” feature for people trying to seek safety. The general manager of Uber…