JERUSALEM (AP) Tens of thousands of ultra-Orthodox Jews are attending the funeral of an influential rabbi in Jerusalem.
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) Marissa Brandt isn't quite sure what her new position will require, and she's only had a couple of days to start getting used to the idea of being an honorary ambassador.
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) The Russians won the gold in men's hockey without a flag to salute or a national anthem to listen to.
WASHINGTON (AP) Two weeks after President Donald Trump blocked the full release of a classified Democratic memo, the House intelligence committee published a redacted version of the document that aims to counter a narrative that Republicans on the committee have promoted for months that the FBI and Justice Department conspired against Trump as they investigated his ties to Russia.
Latest medal table | Full event schedule 8.02am GMT Well, that almost concludes the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, with just the closing ceremony to come. We'll have a separate liveblog of the closing ceremony, as well as final official results, so please do stick around for that, but here's a summary of the key events of the last day.
Photographer Neil Libbert documented Zimbabwe's first election since the end of white minority rule for the Observer. Robert Mugabe won a landslide victory in the historic poll. Twelve black Rhodesian policemen last week moved, lightly armed and without flags or trumpets, into the Delta guerrilla assembly place, 130 miles north-east of Salisbury, led by their red-haired, liberally freckled section officer, Lance Lucas.
Killer robots remain a thing of futuristic nightmare. The real threat from artificial intelligence is far more immediate. As the science fiction novelist William Gibson famously observed: The future is already here - it's just not very evenly distributed.
Moran has a population under 300 and is home to the first and best-known manufacturer of the controversial device When Don Boyett was asked if he believes that bump stocks should be banned, he gestured to the moss green SUV in his driveway. Let's take my Ford Expedition here. Let's say I get drunk and I run over 30 people out in the middle of the road.
South-east Asian idylls - from Philippine islands to the Thai bay made famous in The Beach - plan to turn tourists away so that devastated coral reefs have some time to recover. Will it be enough? Our Thai tour guide, Spicey, takes a drag on her cigarette and gestures sadly towards the beach. The problem with people is that they are too greedy.
Mexican President Enrique Pea Nieto has called off an official trip to Washington to meet with President Donald Trump after a tense phone call brought the two leaders to a policy-driven standstill.
Grandmother of 14-year-old says '18 months is not enough' as man who ran over boy faces possible release Hundreds of people marched in Kalgoorlie on Saturday, protesting the possible parole of a man who ran over and killed a 14-year-old boy. Elijah Doughty died when he was run over by the man driving a Nissan Navara in August 2016. The man had pursued Doughty, believing the motorbike Doughty was riding had earlier been stolen from his home.
Long-awaited memo by Democrats on House intelligence committee condemns GOP document as 'effort to undermine' investigations In a long-awaited memo released on Saturday, Democrats on the House intelligence committee defended official investigations into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election. Related: Mueller investigation: Manafort accused of secretly funding European pro-Russia group Continue reading..
Was the application to obtain a FISA surveillance warrant on former Trump campaign foreign policy adviser Carter Page a major FBI and Justice Department abuse that amounted to politically motivated surveillance? Or was it the proper extension of an FBI counterintelligence investigation into Trump and Russia?
Time was when the Hollywood star could do no wrong. But, oh dear, now..
The House Intelligence Committee has released the Democratic memo.
President Donald Trump on Saturday agreed to release this redacted version of the Democratic memo that seeks to undercut Republican claims of FBI surveillance abuses.
More than a dozen prominent businesses have ended discount and loyalty schemes for NRA membersOpinion: Young people could tip balance on gun laws. Two major airlines, Delta and United, announced on Saturday they would cut ties with the National Rifle Association (NRA), adding to the escalating fallout from the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas high school that left 17 people dead. Related: Florida students try to rebuild their lives - but they won't stop pushing for gun control Continue reading.
Watching them take apart politicians with ease and turn grief into action - it's the first time in a long while that I've thought things will start to get better It's hard to imagine finding light and hope in the aftermath of a tragedy like the one that left 17 people dead in Parkland, Florida. Yet somehow we have, thanks to the sheer determination of student survivors. They're flooding cable television and social media, starting walkouts and marches.
As Florida representative calls for banning AR-15 rifles, others in his party look toward more moderate concessions In the aftermath of the Parkland shooting, as American high school students stage walkouts to protest lawmakers' lack of action on gun control, some Republicans are beginning to offer concessions. But most are still resisting the major demand from young advocates: a renewed ban on assault weapons. On Friday, Donald Trump repeated his preferred responses to Parkland: new emphasis on background checks and arming teachers to create offensive capability in schools.
Supreme court hears arguments in case that could strip unions of major source of income - amid worries that the unions will lose A 20-year campaign by rightwing billionaire donors to undermine trade unions and strike a blow at the progressive movement in Americacomes to a climax on Monday, in a hearing at the US supreme court. The nine justices of the nation's highest court will hear arguments in Janus V AFSCME, a case that has the potential to strip unions of a major source of income. Should the court rule against the public sector unions - as many fear it will - they stand to suffer a decline in their 7.