President-Elect Donald Trump was due in court in San Diego, California, for the first of several trials that related to fraud lawsuits, but has settled out of court for US $25 million.
Switzerland votes on a Green Party proposal to halt the construction of new nuclear power stations and shut down three existing ones next year. The Swiss government fully supports the exit [...]
Following Emir Sabah al-Ahmad Al Sabah’s dissolution of the National Assembly, Kuwaitis will head to the polls in November instead of 2017. The Oct 16 dissolution is nothing new.
Actor Sylvester Stallone introduced the world to Rocky in 1976. The story of the down-on-his-luck boxer from Philadelphia took three Academy Awards the following year and spawned six sequels [...]
NASA launches eight suitcase-sized satellites from Cape Canaveral, Florida, that make up its new Cyclone Global Navigation Satellite System (CYGNSS) to improve storm forecasting.
Haiti is scheduled to hold the first round of its long-delayed presidential election. The country’s electoral council postponed the vote after Hurricane Matthew devastated the Caribbean nation [...]
The centre-right Republican Party holds voting on Nov 20 and Nov 27 for its presidential candidate in the 2017 election – a first primary election for the country’s conservatives. Former prime [...]
Pope Francis creates 17 new cardinals, a move that bolsters his support within the Church hierarchy if he has chosen reform-minded churchmen like himself.
The challenges for the Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski will include keeping feuding nations at the 24th Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit in Lima focused on the forum [...]
Warner Bros. Pictures releases Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them, a Harry Potter spin-off, with JK Rowling’s screenplay debut launched in book form the following day. Harry isn’t in the [...]