Japan: Clock stopped by earthquake restarts 10 years on

(BBC) - An 100-year-old Japanese clock that stopped working after the 2011 earthquake has started ticking again - after another quake struck this year. The clock, stored in a Buddhist temple, was submerged by the tsunami on Japan's north-eastern coast...

Prince Philip Dies In Windsor Castle Aged 99

London: Prince Philip, the Queen’s husband of more than seven decades and a towering figure in British public life, has died. He was 99. The Duke of Edinburgh died at Windsor Castle, a little over three weeks after he was discharged...

BREAKING: Venezuela Deploys Marine Corps On Border With Colombia

Marines and Army forces will jointly destroy the encampments of Colombian groups that are linked to drug trafficking. Venezuela's National Bolivarian Armed Forces (FANB) on Wednesday informed on the Marine Corps deployment in Apure state to support the fight against Colombian irregular...

Covid: Brazil has more than 4,000 deaths in 24 hours for first time

(BBC) - Brazil has recorded more than 4,000 Covid-related deaths in 24 hours for the first time, as a more contagious variant fuels a surge in cases. Hospitals are overcrowded, with people dying as they wait for treatment in some...

AstraZeneca COVID Trial Vaccine For Children Halted Over Blood Clot Link

A British trial of the AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine on children has been paused while regulators assess its possible link to blood clots, Oxford University, which helped develop the jab, said Tuesday. "Whilst there are no safety concerns in the paediatric...

US: Man Shoots Two Women Dead, Kills Girlfriend Then kills Himself

A Brooklyn ex-con armed with two pistols fatally shot his girlfriend and two of her relatives, including a teen, before running off and killing himself, police said Tuesday. The gunman’s brave 9-year-old daughter, who hid when the fatal shots were...