A rescue operation is underway after a Norwegian Navy frigate reportedly lost control and collided with an oil tanker off Norway’s coast. Seven people were injured, local media says.
- ‘Go home!’ Ukrainian President Poroshenko calls for Russian Orthodox Church to be purgedUkrainian President Petro Poroshenko lashed out at the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of Moscow Patriarchate, telling it to “go home” in fiery comments, which the Church dismissed as “absurd” and unconstitutional.
- Pakistani TV spells ‘Beijing’ as ‘Begging’ while PM goes to China asking for aidPakistan’s state-run TV news channel was left red-faced after it broadcasted Prime Minister Imran Khan’s speech in China but located him in ‘Begging’… rather than ‘Beijing’. The channel’s head has now reportedly been sacked.
- ‘Planetary torch’: Earth’s laser tech could be used to lure alien communications – studyExisting laser technology could be used to fashion a planetary ‘porch light’ for Earth to attract aliens astronomers from as far as 20,000 light years away into communicating with us, according to a new study.
- #Romanovs100 wins Drum Award for ‘Best News & Media Content Strategy’#Romanovs100 took gold in the ‘News/Media/Publishing Content Marketing Strategy/Campaign’ at the Drum Content Awards in London while #1917LIVE was awarded highly commended for ‘Most Innovative or Creative Use of Content’.
- Yemen-bombing Saudi Arabia says it ‘stands with' suffering Yemeni children in govt posterWho do you think cares about Yemeni children facing starvation amid the Saudi-led armed intervention? Rights groups, relief agencies? Saudi Arabia insists it’s them.
- We’ve got company: Existence of epic dust ‘moons’ orbiting Earth finally confirmed (PHOTO)As far as we know, we’re still alone in the solar system, but now our moon has company. Hungarian astronomers have confirmed two “moons” made entirely of dust are orbiting Earth, catching the long-rumored satellites on film.
- Veiled threat? Proposed burqa ban in Egypt reveals clash between security & freedoms (DEBATE)A pending Egyptian law that would prohibit face veils in public places has rekindled the debate over anti-terror measures and their limits on individual freedoms. RT sought out opposing views on the controversial proposal.
- Down syndrome sufferers could join black rhino on endangered species list, advocates launch campaignWith genetic screening lowering the prevalence of Down syndrome around the world, one Canadian advocacy group wants to add sufferers to the endangered species list - alongside the black rhino and the Asian elephant.
- ‘Pétain is a traitor!’: Macron blasted for planned homage to WWI hero turned Nazi collaboratorFrench President Emmanuel Macron has been derided for defending his decision to honor Marshal Philippe Pétain, a veteran leader of the First World War who would later collaborate with the Nazis.
- ‘Brain diarrhea, gang of scum’: Ukrainian chief prosecutor loses it during parliament dressing downA Ukrainian parliament hearing on a high-profile murder became heated after the prosecutor general lashed out, calling some MPs barely printable names and reportedly saying “suck my c**k” after a vote of confidence.
US NewsAt least twelve people, including an officer, have been killed after a gunman went on a shooting spree in a packed bar in Thousand Oaks, California. The suspect is also dead, police announced.
- ‘He shot a lot, at least 30 times’: Borderline Bar attack witnesses recall terrifying ordealWitnesses to the mass shooting at the Borderline Bar and Grill in Thousand Oaks, California are sharing their accounts of the horrifying moment a shooter opened fire on a crowded student night, killing at least 12 people.
- CNN's Acosta denied entry to White House following aggressive Trump press-conferenceThe Trump administration has pulled CNN reporter Jim Acosta's press credentials after a heated exchange with Trump during a press conference on Wednesday. Acosta found out when the Secret Service blocked his entry.
- Ukraine’s neo-Nazis trained US white supremacists – FBIThe neo-Nazi Azov battalion in Ukraine has participated in “training and radicalizing” US-based white supremacists, the FBI said in a recent indictment of several California men involved in the Charlottesville violence.
- 'No walls! No USA at all!' Antifa siege DC home of Fox News' Tucker Carlson (VIDEO)A group of incensed Antifa protesters surrounded the home of FOX News star Tucker Carlson on Wednesday night. They rang the doorbell and chanted, calling the conservative host a "racist scumbag" for his support of the border wall.