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Evacuation of passengers has ended as cruise ship travels to Norway port

Evacuation of passengers has ended as cruise ship travels to port. The evacuation of passengers from a cruise ship off the western coast of Norway has come to an end as the vessel safely makes its way to Molde harbor, Viking Ocean Cruises said in a statement.

CNN

Hundreds rescued from Norwegian cruise ship

Hundreds of passengers were rescued Sunday from a cruise ship that was stranded near Norway's coast, Norwegian authorities told The Associated Press. The AP reported that more than 450 individuals were airlifted off of the ship before the rescue operation was suspended and the ship was towed to a ne

THE HILL

Romanian and Honduran leaders say they will recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital

The leaders of Romania and Honduras on Sunday announced that they will recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital, following the lead of President Trump. Romanian Prime Minister Viorica Dancila and Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez delivered their announcements at the American Israel Public Aff

LA TIMES

134 killed in attack on Fulani villagers in Mali

(CNN) — Armed men reportedly dressed as traditional hunters have killed 134 people, including women and children, during an attack on a village in central Mali. A further 55 civilians were hurt in the attack in Ogossagou in the Mopti region.

CNN

Partial results from Thai election show pro-army party with slight, unexpected lead

BANGKOK (Reuters) - Partial results from Sunday’s general election in Thailand showed a pro-military party slightly ahead of the populist party leading a “democratic front”, an unexpected outcome from a poll that had long been delayed after a 2014 army coup.

REUTERS

American Airlines extends cancellation of 737 Max 8 flights

American Airlines has extended its grounding of the 24 Boeing 737 Max aircrafts in its fleet through April 24, the company said in a statement released Sunday. Earlier this month, President Donald Trump announced an emergency order from the Federal Aviation Administration, which grounded Boeing 737

NBC NEWS

'I don't want to return to Mexico, your honor': Asylum seekers make their plea to immigration judges

San Diego (CNN) — At first glance, the scene in Courtroom 2 might have seemed ordinary: Individuals presenting themselves before a judge one by one -- some with attorneys, others without. The judge posing questions to each side and arranging follow-up court dates.

CNN

Read: Attorney General delivers summary of special counsel’s report

Attorney General Bill Barr has delivered the “principal conclusions” of special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation to Congress on Sunday, offering lawmakers and the public the first glimpse of findings of the nearly two-year long investigation.

VOX

Exit poll has Thai opposition winning most seats but not enough for government

BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thai voters flocked to the polls on Sunday for the first election since a 2014 coup, and an exit poll indicated the populist party linked to exiled former leader Thaksin Shinawatra would win the most seats, but not enough to form a government.

REUTERS

Five-month-old baby dies in Italy after botched home circumcision

Italian prosecutors have launched an investigation into the death of a five-month old baby boy believed to have died from a botched home circumcision in the northern region of Reggio Emilia late on Friday.

TELEGRAPH

Italy's Di Maio tries to reassure Washington after becoming first EU country to join China's massive Belt and Road initiative

Italy on Saturday became the first European Union and Group of 7 country to join China's expansive Belt and Road Initiative, drawing concern from the U.S. and European allies. Chinese President Xi Jinping's visit to Rome saw a total of 29 deals signed, altogether worth $2.8 billion.

CNBC

Thailand's coup leader and 'democratic front' face off in long-awaited election

BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thais voted on Sunday in a long-delayed election following a 2014 military coup, a race that pitted the country’s junta chief seeking to retain power against a “democratic front” led by the populist party he ousted.

REUTERS

Thousands attend New Zealand vigil to honor 50 mosque dead

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand — Thousands of people have gathered in the New Zealand city of Christchurch to listen to prayers, songs and speeches at a vigil to remember the 50 people killed in a terrorist attack on two mosques.

WASHINGTON POST

Pope accepts resignation from top Chilean church official accused of sex abuse cover-up

Pope Francis on Saturday accepted the resignation of Cardinal Ricardo Ezzati, Chile’s top Roman Catholic official, in the latest shock wave to hit the church that has been rocked by a flurry of sexual abuse allegations and the resulting loss of favor by Chileans.

LA TIMES

Kenyan science teacher Peter Tabichi wins global prize

A science teacher from rural Kenya, who gives away most of his salary to support poorer pupils, has won a $1m prize (£760,000) for the world's best teacher. Peter Tabichi, a member of the Franciscan religious order, won the 2019 Global Teacher Prize.

BBC

Driver working with NBC News killed in Syria

BAGHOUZ, Syria — A driver working with an NBC News crew in Syria has been killed by an explosive device in eastern Syria, where several media outlets are covering the liberation of the last sliver of territory held by the Islamic State group.

WASHINGTON POST

British Prime Minister Theresa May Faces New Pressure To Quit As Brexit Deadline Looms

British Prime Minister Theresa May is facing new challenges to her leadership the day after protesters packed the streets of London to demand a second referendum on Britain's exit from the European Union.

NPR

Top Iranian official: Islamic Republic did hack Netanyahu family phones

Conservative Iranian Ayatollah Ahmad Alamolhoda, custodian of the holy shrine in Mashhad, confirmed Saudi reports on Friday that Iran successfully hacked the telephones of Prime Minster Benjamin Netanyahu's "family," according to Radio Farda.

JERUSALEM POST

The Latest: Voting ends in 1st Thai election since 2014 coup

BANGKOK — The Latest on Thailand’s general election (all times local):. Voting has ended in Thailand’s first election since a 2014 military coup. Some results are expected within several hours, but the formation of a government may take weeks of horse-trading.

WASHINGTON POST

Cyclone death toll above 750; fighting disease new challenge

BEIRA, Mozambique (AP) - Cyclone Idai’s death toll has risen above 750 in the three southern African countries hit 10 days ago by the storm, as workers restore electricity, water and try to prevent outbreak of cholera, authorities said Sunday.

WASHINGTON TIMES