Top Stories of the Week
Mohamed Abrini, wanted since November in connection with the Paris Attacks, was arrested on Friday afternoon Anderlecht district of Brussels. Five other men were also arrested.
Belgian prosecutors on Thursday released new CCTV footage of the third suspect in the Brussels airport bomb attack. The man was tracked from the airport after the explosions to the nearby town of Zaventem, and then into Brussels where all traces of him were lost at 9:50 a.m. local time.
Almost two-thirds of Dutch voters rejected a two-year-old European Union treaty with Ukraine in a referendum on Wednesday.
The referendum isn’t binding on the government, but Dutch prime minister Mark Rutte said: “it’s clear that ‘No’ have won by an overwhelming margin.”
Among the new enhancements is the ability to run native Bash on Ubuntu and enhanced Cortana functionality.
Junior doctors in England held a 48-hour strike as part of an ongoing protest over new contracts that the government will automatically impose in August.
Over 5,100 non-urgent surgical procedures and appointments were canceled due to the walkout.
The first results of the year-long Panama Papers investigation were published on Sunday, revealing the offshore links of some of the world’s most prominent figures.
Over 11.5 million documents were leaked to German newspaper Süddeutsche Zeitung from Panama law firm Mossack Fonseca, and were investigated by more than 400 journalists worldwide.
Mossack Fonseca says it was ‘hacked by servers abroad‘.
Other stories from the past week
Michigan governor Rick Snyder was named along with other state officials in a federal racketeering lawsuit over Flint’s water crisis.
Four people suspected of membership of Islamic State were arrested near the Danish capital, Copenhagen on Thursday.
San Francisco passed a measure requiring business with 20 or more employees to provide fully paid leave to new parents.
A category three cyclone struck Fiji, resulting in flash flooding, two deaths, and the cancellation of all flights at Nadi International Airport.
Twitter beat out rivals Amazon, Yahoo, and Verizon to acquire global rights to 10 Thursday night NFL games next season.
Five people died when a Bell 206 sightseeing helicopter crashed in the Great Smoky Mountains near the town of Pigeon Forge, Tennessee.
A New Orleans federal judge approved an estimated $20 billion settlement resolving litigation linked to the 2010 BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
An Amtrak train travelling from New York to Savannah, Georgia, hit track equipment near the town of Chester, Pennsylvania and derailed. Two people were killed and more than 30 injured .
California’s legislature approved a plan to raise the state’s minimum wage to $15/hour by 2022 which will be America’s highest minimum wage.
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.@HillaryClinton blatantly lies again: "Most guns used in NYC come from Vermont"
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