What we know about the Beirut blastcnn

A massive explosion rocked the Lebanese capital of Beirut on Tuesday evening, leaving at least at least 100 dead and 4,000 injured.

The Bahamas banned flights from the US and other hard-hit countries in effort to contain coronavirus spread

The Bahamian government is banning travelers from the US and other countries where coronavirus cases are surging in an effort to prevent further spread of the virus in the Caribbean nation.

Seoul's mayor found dead, after seven-hour search

The mayor of Seoul -- the second-most powerful official in South Korea -- has been found dead on a mountainside within the capital city.

No Active COVID-19 Cases in New Zealand

Almost all coronavirus restrictions in New Zealand will be lifted tomorrow, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has announced, after the country reported no active cases. Schools and workplaces will be able to open under the new “level 1” rules, with no ...

The Changing Definition of Beauty

Pulling the naps out of our hair with a comb that is blazing at 149 degrees Fahrenheit. Starving ourselves, going under the knife, duck taping our body parts just to minimize the size of our breasts, butt, and hips so ...

China censors CNN's coverage of truck deaths in the UK

Chinese censors on Thursday cut off CNN's coverage of the deaths of 39 Chinese nationals found in a truck in England the day before. It is not uncommon for China to censor negative or sensitive stories covered by international broadcasters.

New JA Lake View Hotel Opens At ‘Dubai’s Largest Experience Resort’, JA The Resort

Opening September 22nd, JA Lake View Hotel is the third unique property in the 1 million square metre experience-packed JA The Resort in Jebel Ali, Dubai. A unique structure with panoramic views over the golf course and Arabian sea, JA ...

Afghanistan's National Growers Union Saffron Quality Raises The Bar For Color, Flavor and Quality

The test results are in, and saffron from Afghanistan has surpassed expectations for quality. While Afghan producers have long believed in the quality of their production, third party lab results on 51 samples tested against ISO 3632 by a fully ...

US Ambassador to Russia Jon Huntsman resigns

US Ambassador to Russia Jon Huntsman has submitted his resignation letter to President Donald Trump and plans to move back home to Utah, according to a source familiar with his thinking.

Trump accuses China of 'currency manipulation' as trade war escalates

President Donald Trump on Monday accused China of "currency manipulation," shortly after Beijing struck back with its own retaliatory action as the trade war continues to escalate.

Dow plunges 600 points after China devalues its currency

The Dow tumbled more than 600 points and global stocks were in disarray on Monday after China escalated the trade war with the United States.

Putin hails Trump's bid to warm relations by battling wildfires together

US President Donald Trump offered Russian President Vladimir Putin assistance in fighting vast wildfires in Siberia during a phone call on Wednesday, the Kremlin said in a statement.

Boris Johnson's girlfriend has moved into 10 Downing Street with him

Boris Johnson and his girlfriend Carrie Symonds moved into Downing Street on Monday, the new UK prime minister's spokeswoman said.

South Korean bosses can now be jailed for firing bullied employees as country cracks down on toxic work culture

South Korean bosses who unfairly fire workers that complain of office bullying now face up to three years in prison or a 30 million won ($25,464) fine, under a new law aimed at cracking down on the country's toxic work ...

Germany cruises to Women's World Cup knockout stages, South Africa eliminated

Germany had already qualified for the knockout rounds of the Women's World Cup, but that didn't stop the high-flying side from dismantling South Africa in its final group stage match.