Hong Kong (CNN) Chinese President Xi Jinping reached a major milestone this week in his five-year long fight to end absolute poverty across the country -- but it doesn't appear that he's celebrating yet. China was for decades one of the world's most impover...
By Daniel Burke | Delia Gallagher | CNN Nick Avila for (CNT) City News Talk https://CityNewsAndTalk.Com Rome (CNN) – For the past week, Archbishop Wilton Gregory of Washington, DC, has been holed up in a Vatican guesthouse, receiving meals at his...
Palma School, a prep school for boys in Salinas, California, created a partnership with the Correctional Training Facility (CTF) at Soledad State Prison to form a reading group for inmates and high school students -- bringing the two groups together to lear...
By Katie Hunt | CNN Nick Avila for (CNT) City News Talk https://CityNewsAndTalk.Com (CNN)If you were to greet a Neanderthal with a handshake, it might feel a little awkward. The digits of the Stone Age people, who went extinct about 40,000 years...
Maria Puente | USA TODAY Nick Avila for (CNT) City News Talk https://CityNewsAndTalk.Com Now that Johnny Depp has lost a British libel case when a judge declared the tabloid label “wife beater” was mostly true, what happens to his heretofore boffo...
By ASSOCIATED PRESS | Politico Nick Avila for (CNT) City News Talk https://CityNewsAndTalk.Com DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — An Iranian scientist that Israel alleged led the Islamic Republic’s military nuclear program until its disbanding in...
The guards then beat him, including with blows to his head, knocking him to the ground and pinning him face-down with a security guard's knee bearing into his back and neck. The police chief investigating the killing said Freitas appeared to have died from...
London (CNN Business) Swiss voters are about to decide whether a business should be held liable for human rights and environmental abuses , even if the wrongdoing was committed in a foreign country by a subsidiary or a supplier it works closely with. Swiss...
Beijing (CNN) A Chinese college student's threat to report a dormitory supervisor's offer of Thanksgiving candies has stirred a heated debate online over the government's tightening grip on campuses across the country. On Thursday, according to screenshots...
(CNN) For four years, Donald Trump has been the world's standard-bearer for right-wing populism. His election loss naturally dealt a blow to populist leaders, particularly those who share Trump's autocratic streak . But that doesn't necessarily mean the pop...
Hong Kong (CNN Business) Australian winemakers have been dealt another blow from China as tensions continue to spiral between the two countries. Chinese regulators announced Friday that they would start imposing heavy duties on Australian wines after findin...
Hong Kong (CNN) A 31-year-old man has been jailed for 21 months for throwing eggs at a police station, the latest tough sentence handed down by a Hong Kong court as the authorities move to clamp down on political dissent in the Chinese territory. In July, C...
(CNN) Several French police officers were suspended Thursday after a video emerged of them beating a Black man in Paris. French Interior Minister Gérald Darmanin said he personally ordered the suspensions after the security camera footage was published by t...
(CNN) Bring on the frantic "where can I get a turkey TODAY?!" An undetermined number of Thanksgiving chefs who purchased their bird from Whole Foods woke up this morning to a concerning email. A "small number" of fresh market turkeys that were purchased fro...
(CNN) The Covid-19 pandemic has set gender equality back years , with women around the world taking on the "lion's share" of extra domestic chores, the United Nations reported on Thursday. It comes one day after the international body warned that the pandem...
Joshua Bote | USA TODAY Nick Avila for (CNT) City News Talk https://CityNewsAndTalk.Com An estimated 100 whales have died after being stranded in the remote Chatham Islands, off the coast of New Zealand. The whales were found stranded on Sunday....
Nairobi, Kenya (CNN) Ethiopia has entered the "final phase" of a "law enforcement" military operation in the northern restive region of Tigray after a 72-hour deadline to surrender expired, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed tweeted in a statement on Thursday. "The...
Rules relaxed for ChristmasThe message that stricter autumn rules could lead to a more relaxed Christmas period has been repeated across Europe. "We will therefore once again be able to travel without authorization, including between regions, and spend Chri...
(CNN) What do you do when your country is torn between decriminalizing abortion and maintaining its colonial abortion laws? The southern African nation has recently seen protests from both anti-abortion activists and abortion rights advocates. Abortion lawU...
(CNN) The South Korean leader of an online sexual blackmail ring that targeted minors and young women was sentenced to 40 years in jail on Thursday, marking the end of an explosive criminal case that sparked outrage across the country. Cho Joo-bin, 25, host...