Associate Editor Reese Counts shows us the interior of the new RUF SCR at the 88th Geneva International Auto Show. For our complete show coverage, including more on this Porsche 911-shaped car, head to https://www.autoblog.com/geneva-motor-show.
Since the Feb. 14 shooting at a Florida high school, where 17 people were killed and more than a dozen injured, seven South Florida school districts have bought $3 million worth of "active shooter" coverage that Marshall's Ohio-based employer, the McGowan Companies, began selling in 2016
France announced a series of measures against sexual violence on Wednesday, including on-the-spot fines for sexual harassment on the street and extended deadlines for filing rape complaints. President Emmanuel Macron has said the bill is meant to ensure "women are not afraid to be outside"
Congress' massive federal government spending deal includes additional funding to boost border security, protect the upcoming elections in November and rebuild aging infrastructure, a source familiar with the negotiations said on Wednesday. While the source said a final overall spending agreement
The captors gave no reason for their release, but Nigeria denied that a ransom had been paid. The fighters from the Boko Haram group, some shouting 'God is greatest', drove the girls back into the northeast town of Dapchi in a line of trucks in the morning, dropped them off then left, witnesses
Turkey and the United States have reached an understanding, but not full agreement, about stabilising the town of Manbij and other areas of Kurdish-controlled northern Syria, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Wednesday. Turkey, which on Sunday stormed the northern Syrian town of Afrin
LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime minister Theresa May on Wednesday backed an investigation into Cambridge Analytica, the consultancy at the heart of a storm over the use of Facebook data.
It isn't hard to find signs that Iran is winning a proxy war with Saudi Arabia in Iraq. There are the Iraqi Shi'ite militia who have sworn allegiance to Iran and the politicians beholden to Tehran. There are the Iranian companies that make everything from Baghdad's yellow taxis to the refrigerators
Supporters of Hungary's right-wing Fidesz party in Ercsi may not have met a refugee but there's one thing they know for sure: they don't want them in their town. Three years after hundreds of thousands of refugees crossed into Hungary en route from the Middle East and Africa to western Europe
Two Reuters reporters appeared in a Myanmar court for the 11th time on Wednesday, which marked 100 days since they were arrested in December and accused of possessing secret government papers. The court in Yangon is holding preliminary hearings to decide whether reporters Wa Lone, 31, and Kyaw Soe Oo
IPOH, March 21 ― Two men digging up soil for a flower bed in Lenggong, 50km from here, made a shocking discovery when they found a buried World War II bomb today. The 14kg military aerial bomb,...
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is expected to visit France from April 8-10, a French source familiar with details of the arrangements said on Wednesday, as President Emmanuel Macron treads a delicate line in mediating regional relationships. Former president Francois Hollande nurtured closer
IPOH, March 21 ― Over 3,500 stray dogs located at a landfill area in Papan face a new lease of life as animal lover groups plan to build a shelter nearby. The landfill area about 17km from Ipoh...
The 24-year-old man who terrified residents of Austin, Texas, with a three-week bombing campaign that killed two people blew himself up on the side of a highway north of the city as police closed in on him early Wednesday, police officials said. Police had tracked the suspect to a hotel near Austin,
For residents of the Old City, returning to Mosul is an exercise in trying to forget. Its streets bear the scars of the horrors they survived – either living under Islamic State’s (IS) draconian rule or during nine months of brutal fighting, as the U.S.-led coalition battled to recapture the city from
In the United States, her children could have "played under the sun". At 44, US-born Lynn has spent nearly half of her life in Douma, a sprawling town at the heart of the now-infamous Ghouta suburbs, east of the Syrian capital. Air raids and rocket and artillery fire have pounded Ghouta for
The Kremlin said on Wednesday that a decision by the British ambassador to skip a Russian briefing on the poisoning of former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter in Britain showed London was unwilling to listen to Moscow's side of the story. The nerve agent attack in England has plunged
The European Commission proposed rules on Wednesday to make digital companies pay their fair share of tax, with U.S. tech giants such as Google , Facebook and Amazon set to foot a large chunk of the bill. Under the Commission's plan, companies with significant digital revenues in Europe will pay
Chinese electric vehicle maker BYD Co will open a battery recycling plant in Shanghai in the second quarter as it looks to reduce raw material costs and help to address battery waste, a spokeswoman said on Wednesday. Rising costs of electric vehicle battery materials, such as lithium and cobalt, are
It was one of hundreds of cute questionnaires that were shared widely on Facebook and other social media, like "Which Pokemon Are You?" and "What Are Your Most Used Words?" This one, an app called "thisismydigitallife", was a personality quiz, asking questions about how
Dutch voters went to the polls in local elections Wednesday with far-right parties hoping for gains, while all eyes were on a referendum over plans to extend government online spying powers. Initial exit polls and results are due soon afterwards. The new legislation would allow the Dutch intelligence
China's top decision makers on Wednesday pledged to President Xi Jinping that they would ask him for instruction on major tasks and inform him of major mistakes, state media said, in the officials' first ever personal reports to the top leader. Over the last five years, Xi has amassed personal
A suicide bomber blew himself up near a Shi'ite shrine in Kabul on Wednesday, killing at least 29 people and wounding dozens, officials said, as the Afghan capital celebrated the Nawruz holiday marking the start of the Persian new year. Militant group Islamic State, which has claimed several previous
The EU on Wednesday approved the proposed blockbuster buyout of US agri-giant Monsanto by German chemical firm Bayer after securing concessions in order to win approval. "We have approved Bayer's plans to take over Monsanto because the parties' remedies, worth well over 6 billion euros
The guns have fallen silent in the Congolese town of Mwene Ditu, but each day starving children arrive at the small hospital there battling for their lives. Justine Musau, pregnant with her second child, fled into the forest in the central Kasai region last year after militiamen arrived in her nearby