June 11, 2018

Migrants rescue-ship adrift as Italy-Malta standoff continues

iStock/Thinkstock(ROME) -- The standoff continued on Monday between Italy and Malta over more than 600 migrants who are adrift aboard a rescue ship in the Mediterranean and waiting to find out if they will be allowed to dock in a port soon. On Monday afternoon, Spain offered to allow the migrant-rescue ship to dock at the port of Valencia "to help avert a humanitarian catastrophe,’’ though it remained unclear whether or not the ship was able to make the journey to Valencia. Late Monday afternoon..
June 11, 2018

Five latest North Korea summit developments: What you missed overnight

MCI via Getty Images(SENTOSA ISLAND, Singapore) -- Even though the big meeting isn't on the schedule until Tuesday in Singapore, there were still plenty of interesting developments over the course of the first full day that President Donald Trump has been in the city. Here is a rundown of the biggest actions that took place overnight, as Singapore is 12 hours ahead of Eastern Daylight Time. 1. New details about Trump’s first meeting with Kim Jong Un President Trump's first meeting with..
June 10, 2018

Prince Philip celebrates 97th birthday

Danny Lawson - WPA Pool/Getty Images(LONDON) -- As Britain formally celebrated Queen Elizabeth's 92nd birthday Saturday in the annual Trooping the Colour military spectacle, one familiar face was noticeably absent from the monarch’s carriage and by her side on the balcony at Buckingham Palace. Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, is celebrating his 97th birthday Sunday. Fittingly, as husband to the Queen, the world’s oldest head of state and the longest-serving monarch in British history, Phil..
June 9, 2018

Pope Francis appeals to world’s top oil execs that energy use must not ‘destroy civilization’

Franco Origlia/Getty Images(VATICAN CITY) -- Pope Francis today told the world's top oil company executives that the world must not let people's use of energy "destroy civilization." The pontiff, a passionate advocate of action to address climate change, spoke to leading oil and finance executives gathered at the Vatican for a two-day conference about transitioning to clean energy. “Civilization requires energy, but energy use must not destroy civilization," the pope said at the closed..