Pressure mounts on Hong Kong leader from her own allies... AFP | 2019-06-14 13:44 UTC
Hong Kong's embattled leader faced mounting pressure on Friday to abandon a deeply unpopular plan to allow extraditions to China as key allies urged a rethink following unprecedented political unrest.The global network of Agence France-Presse covers 1
Tankers targeted near Strait of Hormuz amid Iran-US tensions... KEVN | 2019-06-13 14:08 UTC
Two oil tankers near the strategic Strait of Hormuz were reportedly attacked on Thursday, an assault that left one ablaze and adrift as sailors were evacuated from both vessels and the U.S. Navy rushed to assist amid heightened tensions between Washington
Trump pledges to send 1,000 troops to Poland...
"We would like Russia to be our friend, but unfortunately, Russia again is showing its very unkind, unpleasant imperial face," Duda said, noting its attacks on Georgia in 2008 and Ukraine in 2014.
Pinterest Bans Pro-Life Group...
Pinterest permanently suspended the pro-life Live Action from its platform hours after the group spoke out against censorship on the social media site.
New Instrument is Searching for Planets Around Alpha Centauri...
Alpha Centauri is the closest star system to us, at 4.37 light-years (about 25 trillion miles) away. In 2016, astronomers discovered an exoplanet orbiting one of the three stars in the Alpha Centauri system. Spurred on by that discovery, the European Sout