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Euro Zone Sees End to Six Quarters of Recession

Euro Zone Sees End to Six Quarters of Recession

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — After six consecutive quarters of economic contraction, the European Union’s combined gross domestic product rose in the most recent quarter.According to the Wall Street Journal, the combined GDP of the European Unio…

Robber Steals $53M in Jewels at Cannes Hotel

Robber Steals $53M in Jewels at Cannes Hotel

F1Online/Thinkstock(CANNES, France) — The Cannes, France, hotel that served as the setting for one of the most famous jewel heist movies of all time was the scene of a brazen armed robbery Sunday, when a gunman made off with an estimated $53 million i…

Second American Dies as Result of Train Crash in Spain

Second American Dies as Result of Train Crash in Spain

MIGUEL RIOPA/AFP/Getty Images(SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA, Spain) — A 58-year-old woman from Houston died Sunday as a result of injuries sustained in the train crash in Spain, making her the second American to have died in the accident.
The Spanish paper E…

London Dreamliner Fire Not Related to Previous Battery Problems

London Dreamliner Fire Not Related to Previous Battery Problems

Duncan Chard/Bloomberg via Getty Images(LONDON) — There is still no word as to what caused Friday’s fire on a Boeing 787 Dreamliner at London’s Heathrow Airport, but British Aviation officials say that it was not linked to battery problems which had p…

Pope Francis Approves Sainthood for John Paul II, John XXIII

Pope Francis Approves Sainthood for John Paul II, John XXIII

Hulton Archive/UIG via Getty Images(ROME) — On Friday, Pope Francis approved former Popes John Paul II and John XXIII for sainthood.Pope Francis waived the requirement of a second miracle attributed to John XXIII, known as “Good Pope John,” and offici…

Vladimir Putin Signs Anti-Gay Law

Vladimir Putin Signs Anti-Gay Law

Stockbyte/Thinkstock(MOSCOW) — Standing in sharp contrast to the victories achieved by gay rights activists in the United States this past week, on Sunday Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a law imposing fines for disseminating “homosexual…

David Cameron and Vladimir Putin Discuss Syria on Eve of G8 Summit

David Cameron and Vladimir Putin Discuss Syria on Eve of G8 Summit

FACUNDO ARRIZABALAGA/AFP/Getty Images(LONDON) — On the eve of the G8 summit in Northern Ireland, British Prime Minister David Cameron and Russian President Vladimir Putin met in London Sunday to discuss the Syrian crisis.
Though Cameron and Putin both…

Syria Crisis to Top G-8 Summit Agenda

Syria Crisis to Top G-8 Summit Agenda

Stockbyte/Thinkstock(COUNTY FERMANAGH, Northern Ireland) — The civil war in Syria is expected to dominate much of the discussion as President Obama sits down Monday with the Group of Eight leaders in Northern Ireland, just days after the White House c…

EgyptAir Plane Diverted to Scotland After Note Found On Board

EgyptAir Plane Diverted to Scotland After Note Found On Board

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(PRESTWICK, Scotland) — An Egypt Air flight bound for New York City had to make an emergency landing in Scotland after a passenger found a note in the bathroom saying that a passenger planned to set fire to the plane.
BBC News re…

EgyptAir Plane Diverted to Scotland After Note Found On Board

EgyptAir Plane Diverted to Scotland After Note Found On Board

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(PRESTWICK, Scotland) — A passenger aboard a plane bound for New York City found a note in the bathroom saying that a passenger planned to set fire to the plane.BBC News reports that a BBC producer was on the plane and found a no…

Protests in Belfast Ahead of Obama’s Trip to G8 Summit

Protests in Belfast Ahead of Obama’s Trip to G8 Summit

TOBY MELVILLE/AFP/Getty Images(BELFAST, Ireland) — Belfast’s City Hall was the site of a march on Saturday, ahead of next week’s G-8 summit.According to BBC News, the rally was organized by the Irish Congress of Trade Unions. The march took the group …

Turkish Prime Minister Erdogan Speaks Out Against Protesters

Turkish Prime Minister Erdogan Speaks Out Against Protesters

Photo by Kazuhiro Ibuki – Pool/Getty Images(ISTANBUL) — Massive groups of anti-government demonstrators are rallying again on Sunday in Istanbul, the 10th consecutive day of protests against Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan.Erdogan himself …

Pope Francis Takes on the Mob

Pope Francis Takes on the Mob

Dan Kitwood/Getty Images(ROME) — Speaking from his balcony in St. Peter’s Square Sunday, Pope Francis spoke out against the Mafia.
The pope’s harsh words against the mob came the day after a Sicilian anti-Mafia activist priest was beatifie…

Massive Anti-Gay Marriage Protest in Paris

Massive Anti-Gay Marriage Protest in Paris

ERIC FEFERBERG/AFP/Getty Images(PARIS) — Tens of thousands of protesters have amassed in Paris in opposition to the recently passed law allowing for gay marriage, according to BBC News.
President Francois Hollande signed the bill into law last week, a…

French Soldier Stabbed in Possible Copycat Attack

French Soldier Stabbed in Possible Copycat Attack

Wavebreak Media/Thinkstock(PARIS) — A French soldier was stabbed on the outskirts of Paris only days after a gruesome killing of a British soldier on a London street.
The soldier was stabbed in the neck with a box cutter on Saturday. He was in uniform…

Zoo Worker Fatally Mauled by Tiger in England

Zoo Worker Fatally Mauled by Tiger in England

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(DALTON-IN-FURNESS, England) — A zoo worker at the South Lakes Wild Animal Park in England’s Lake District has died after being attacked by a tiger on Friday.
The victim, 24-year-old Sarah McClay, was described as a very experien…

US Man Arrested in Murder of Family in Czech Republic

US Man Arrested in Murder of Family in Czech Republic

iStockphoto(WASHINGTON) — A 20-year-old American named Kevin Dahlgren accused in the grisly murders of a family of four in the Czech Republic has been arrested in the United States.
Czech police had targeted Dahlgren and circulated a picture from his …

London Attack: Man Hacked to Death Was a British Soldier

London Attack: Man Hacked to Death Was a British Soldier

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(LONDON) — British authorities are debating whether to raise the country’s threat level one day after a British soldier was hacked to death by suspects shouting jihadist slogans in southeast London.
Britain’s top leaders held an …

EU to Ban Refillable Olive Oil Containers

EU to Ban Refillable Olive Oil Containers

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(ROME) — Fans of good olive oil should be pleased to learn about a new European Union ban on unlabeled, refillable olive oil bottles in restaurants.
The ban is intended to cut down on food fraud, as olive oil is a common target.

British Police Have New Leads in Case of Missing Girl

British Police Have New Leads in Case of Missing Girl

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(LONDON) — Police in Great Britain said they have identified new leads in the case of Madeleine McCann, the British girl who went missing in Portugal six years ago at the age of three.Several persons of interest, as well as “both…

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