19 dead after stabbing rampage at Japanese care center

At least 19 people have been killed in the Japanese city of Sagamihara after a former employee went on a stabbing spree inside a facility for people with disabilities, officials say. More than 20 others have been injured. The attack began at [...]

Suicide bomber in Germany pledged allegiance to ISIS

The 27-year-old Syrian refugee who blew himself up outside a restaurant-cafe near a music festival in the German city of Ansbach had pledged allegiance to the Islamic State group in a video message, officials say. The group has since claimed [...]

DNC chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz announces resignation

Democratic National Committee Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz, who faced increasing calls to step down in the wake of the DNC email leak, says she will resign from her position after taking part in this week's convention. Congresswoman Wasserman, [...]

1 dead in machete attack in southern Germany

A woman has been killed and two others have been injured after a Syrian refugee with a machete attacked people in the city of Reutlingen in southern Germany, officials say. There were no immediate indications of terrorism. The incident happened [...]

Fox News chief Roger Ailes resigns after harassment allegations

Roger Ailes has resigned with immediate effect as the chairman and chief executive officer of Fox News, just weeks after one of the company's former anchors filed a sexual harassment suit against the businessman. A statement released just after [...]

Brazil arrests ISIS suspects over Olympics terror plot

Police in Brazil have arrested a group of people who were allegedly preparing to carry out terrorist attacks on behalf of the Islamic State (ISIS) during next month's Summer Olympics in the South American country. A total of 10 suspects were [...]

Kickass Torrents taken down after owner is arrested in Poland

Artem Vaulin, the alleged Ukrainian owner of file-sharing website KickassTorrents (KAT), has been arrested by Polish police on U.S. charges of criminal copyright infringement and conspiracy to commit money laundering, prosecutors say. Vaulin, [...]

Turkey declares state of emergency after failed military coup

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday declared a nationwide state of emergency for at least three months after last week’s failed military coup that left hundreds dead. “The aim is to rapidly and effectively take all steps [...]

Actor and director Garry Marshall dead at 82

Actor and director Garry Marshall, who is best remembered as the creator of "Happy Days" and the director of "Pretty Woman", has died after suffering a stroke, his publicist says. He was 82 years old. Marshall died at a hospital in Burbank, [...]

Republican Party nominates Donald Trump for president

The Republican National Convention has formally nominated businessman Donald Trump to be the Republican Party's presidential nominee, achieving a feat that was thought of as virtually impossible just over a year ago. Trump surpassed the number [...]