Denmark | Ex-PM Rasmussen attacks Trump for comments on defense spending

A former Danish prime minister yesterday lashed out at U.S. President Donald Trump for his tweet about military spending, saying defense willingness is not just about

Offbeat | 500-year-old mummy of Incan girl returns to Bolivia

A 500-year-old mummy of an Incan girl has been returned to Bolivia some 129 years after it was donated to the Michigan State University Museum, marking what an

This Day in History | 1985 – West German spy chief defects to East

The head of West German counter-intelligence has been unmasked as an East German spy. Hans-Joachim Tiedge’s treachery became known after he defected to East Germany yesterday.

Life & Style | India’s ‘patriotism pop’ songs urge Hindus to claim Kashmir

The music videos began appearing on social media within hours of the announcement by India’s Hindu-led nationalist government that it was stripping statehood from the disputed region

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Protesters skeptical as G7 claims anti-globalization mantle

The G-7 summit has for the first time co-opted the message of its protesters: Capitalism has led to damaging inequalities and environmental degradation that has harmed the global

Film on factory is first Netflix project endorsed by Obamas

A documentary about an Ohio auto glass factory that is run by a Chinese investor debuted yesterday on Netflix as the streaming service’s first project

Trump | US president cancels Denmark visit because Greenland isn’t for sale

Two days after he said buying Greenland wasn’t a top priority, President Donald Trump canceled an upcoming trip to Denmark, which owns the mostly frozen island, after

Offbeat | German city offers $1.1M to whoever proves it doesn’t exist

A German city that’s been the subject of a long-running online light-hearted conspiracy theory claiming it doesn’t really exist is offering big bucks to whoever proves that’s true.

This Day in History | 1966 – ICI announces big nylon job losses

Britain’s largest manufacturing company Imperial Chemical Industries (ICI) is cutting 1,000 staff at its nylon-fibre producing factories. Six hundred jobs will go at Doncaster, 200 at Gloucester

Life & Style | Larry King seeks divorce from seventh wife after 22 years

Larry King is seeking a divorce from his seventh wife, Shawn King, after 22 years. The 85-year-old talk show host filed a petition to end

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Afghanistan | Museum workers restore art shattered by Taliban as peace deal nears

The Taliban fighters arrived with hammers and hatred. What they left behind is laid out on tables at the National Museum of Afghanistan, 18 years

Syria | Militants leave key rebel town as regular troops push in

The main insurgent group in the Syrian province of Idlib pulled out of a key rebel town as government forces advanced in the area yesterday amid intense

Offbeat | ‘Miracle house’ in Ohio draws pilgrims amid sainthood push

Late in the summer of 1939, crowds of strangers started showing up at Rhoda Wise’s house next to a city dump in Ohio after she let it be known

This Day in History | 1968 – Russia brings winter to ‘Prague Spring’

Dozens of people have been killed in a massive military clampdown in Czechoslovakia by five Warsaw Pact countries. Several members of the liberal Czechoslovak leadership have been

Life & Style | Brad Paisley out; Reba, Dolly, Carrie Underwood to host CMAs

Carrie Underwood, who has hosted the Country Music Association Awards since 2008 with Brad Paisley, is losing her partner-in-crime. But she won’t be on her

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The Buzz | California smuggler of erectile dysfunction drug gets prison

A Southern California man who smuggled $11 million worth of erectile dysfunction drugs into the U.S. from China has been sentenced to more than eight years in federal prison

Records: Epstein signed will two days before jailhouse suicide

Jeffrey Epstein signed a will just two days before he killed himself in jail, new court records show, opening a new legal front in what

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