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Ukraine Opens Probe Over Russia’s Railway Bridge to Crimea

Ukraine Opens Probe Over Russia’s Railway Bridge to Crimea

Ukrainian officials opened a criminal probe Wednesday after a passenger train from Russia arrived in Crimea via a new Russian-built...

Unmerry Christmas as French Transport Strike Enters Fourth Week

Unmerry Christmas as French Transport Strike Enters Fourth Week

Christmas Day brought no respite for travelers in France as a transport strike entered its fourth week, ruining the plans...

Pope Appeals for Peace, Reconciliation in South Sudan

Pope Appeals for Peace, Reconciliation in South Sudan

The heads of the Catholic and Anglican churches sent a special message Wednesday to the people of South Sudan expressing...

Pope Urges Faithful to be Transformed by Christ’s ‘Crazy Love’ for All

Pope Urges Faithful to be Transformed by Christ’s ‘Crazy Love’ for All

Pope Francis assured the faithful on Christmas Eve that God loves everyone — “even the worst of us” — as...

Russia Extends Detention of American Accused of Spying

Russia Extends Detention of American Accused of Spying

A Russian court on Tuesday extended the pre-trial detention of an American being held on espionage charges.Former U.S. Marine Paul...

Rocket Rideshare Provides Quick Access to Space for Small Satellites

Rocket Rideshare Provides Quick Access to Space for Small Satellites

One California-based rocket company is 3D-printing engines that can be quickly made in high volumes. Rocket Lab says these high-performing...

Putin Says Russia is Leading World in Hypersonic Weapons

Putin Says Russia is Leading World in Hypersonic Weapons

President Vladimir Putin said Tuesday that Russia has got a strong edge in designing new weapons and that it has...

Russia Frees 24 Japanese Fishermen Seized Near Disputed Islands

Russia Frees 24 Japanese Fishermen Seized Near Disputed Islands

Russia has released five Japanese fishing boats and their 24 crewmen after detaining them for a week for allegedly violating...

Queen Admits ‘Bumpy’ Year in Christmas Message

Queen Admits ‘Bumpy’ Year in Christmas Message

Queen Elizabeth II called 2019 “quite bumpy” in a Christmas message at the end of a chaotic year which saw...

Venice Flood Damage to St. Mark’s Cathedral Totals Millions

Venice Flood Damage to St. Mark’s Cathedral Totals Millions

“Every stone is a treasure,” says the technical director of St. Mark’s Basilica’s vestry board, indicating the prized gold-leaf mosaics...

Church of England Questions Ethics of Investment in AI

Church of England Questions Ethics of Investment in AI

The Church of England has launched a study into an existential question: do its investments in big-tech giants contradict the...

UN: Civilians Caught in Eastern Ukrainian Conflict

UN: Civilians Caught in Eastern Ukrainian Conflict

A report by the Office of the U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights finds civilians in conflict-torn eastern Ukraine remain...