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A man in a suit and tie is shown departing outside through the door of a building.

Prime Minister Rishi Sunak, rain soaking his suit while he addressed the nation from outside 10 Downing Street in London, announced that Britons will go to the polls in a general election on July 4.

Posted: May 22, 2024, 4:25 pm
Several people are shown lining up outside a large house with Corinthian columns.

A public notice for a foreclosure sale of legendary performer's 13-acre estate just outside of Memphis, Tenn., has been posted. But the company that owns Graceland, and Elvis Presley's granddaughter, are raising allegations that some documents are fraudulent.

Posted: May 22, 2024, 3:10 pm
A man in a white shirt speaks to reporters in Singapore.

Passengers on a Singapore Airlines flight that hit heavy turbulence, leaving one person dead and dozens injured, describe harrowing scenes from inside the cabin.

Posted: May 22, 2024, 2:16 pm

Norway, Ireland and Spain said on Wednesday they are recognizing a Palestinian state, in a historic but largely symbolic move, but one that prompted Israel to recall its ambassadors from each of the three countries.

Posted: May 22, 2024, 10:43 am
A damaged home is seen in Greenfield, Iowa, after a tornado moved through on Tuesday, May 21, 2024.

Multiple people died Tuesday and at least a dozen were injured when a powerful tornado tore through a small Iowa town, carving a bleak landscape of destroyed homes and businesses, shredded trees, smashed cars, and widely strewn debris.

Posted: May 22, 2024, 2:41 am
A man with black hair and a black T-shirt and a white bandage on his hand speaks from a hospital bed.

Israeli forces raided the West Bank city of Jenin on Tuesday, killing seven Palestinians, including a doctor and a teenager, during a major operation that involved dozens of vehicles and continued into the night, witnesses and Palestinian health authorities said.

Posted: May 21, 2024, 11:53 pm
A composite image. The image on the left shows two men in a corridor one with his back turned and the other facing the camera holding video camera equipment. The image on the right shows a video camera, tripod and other equipment laid out on a grey carpet.

Israeli authorities confiscated camera equipment belonging to The Associated Press on Tuesday, saying the news agency was breaking the law by providing a live broadcast to Al Jazeera television, AP and Israel's Communications Ministry said.

Posted: May 21, 2024, 8:39 pm
A woman in black stares off camera

A team of attorneys has withdrawn from representing a Utah mother accused of killing her husband with fentanyl, then publishing a children's book about loss and grief.

Posted: May 21, 2024, 6:31 pm
A woman and a young girl stand with empty bowls and pots in their hands.

The United Nations agency for Palestinian refugees, UNRWA, said on Tuesday that food distribution in Gaza's southern city of Rafah was currently suspended due to lack of supplies and insecurity.

Posted: May 21, 2024, 6:08 pm
A man in a blue suit with an orange tie sits at a desk with his hands folded.

Former U.S. president Donald Trump opted not to testify at his criminal hush-money trial on Tuesday, bringing his defence to a quick conclusion and clearing the way for jurors to begin deliberations next week.

Posted: May 21, 2024, 5:56 pm