Global News : International (107)

Little girl hangs by her head out a fourth-storey window in China

Her legs could be seen swinging as she dangled from a grille.

She sang at Trump's inauguration. Now she's turned on him over transgender rights.

"I am obviously disappointed."

Republican senator open to subpoenaing Donald Trump for his tax returns

U.S. Sen. Susan Collins said on Wednesday she's open to using a subpoena to investigate President Donald Trump's tax returns for potential connections to Russia.

$4.4 billion needed within a month to stop catastrophic famine in African nations: UN

With over 20 million people at risk of starvation over the next six months and famine already declared in parts of South Sudan, "we are facing a tragedy," UN officials said.

Trump's travel ban replacement delayed to next week

Trump's original order temporarily banned all entry into the U.S. from seven Muslim-majority countries.

White House calls continued protests of Republican town halls 'manufactured'

One Florida resident began her remarks to the congressman by saying, "I'm gainfully employed, I'm a mother of four and no one has paid me to be here tonight.'

Wildlife 'hot spots' in the ocean are being hit hardest by climate change

The six ocean hot spots that teem with the biggest mix of species are also getting hit hardest by global warming and industrial fishing, a new study finds.

Woman records heartbeat, puts in teddy bear to thank family for organ donation

It may seem like an ordinary teddy bear but inside of it holds a recorded heartbeat that tells the tale of new beginnings and sad endings.

Boy nearly swept out to sea as daring rescue in Hawaii caught on camera

Bystanders come to the aid of a boy, 8, trapped in rough seas as a harrowing rescue in Hawaii is caught on camera.

Here's why nearly half the boars in the Czech republic are too radioactive to eat

The Czech Republic has an unusual problem this winter with its wild boar meat: the boars are radioactive.

NASA to make announcement on 'discovery beyond our solar system'

Has NASA discovered alien life? The space agency is holding a press conference Wednesday to make an announcement on new findings and you can watch it live on Globalnews.ca.

Mom mails 'care package' to freshman son who didn't take out trash

A Pennsylvania college student got a reminder to take out the trash when his mother sent him some garbage in a care package.

Standing Rock activists brace for Dakota Access pipeline site showdown as deadline nears

Native Americans and environmental activists have said the multibillion-dollar pipeline threatens the water resources and sacred land of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, but President Donald Trump has quickly pushed for the completion of the pipeline since taking office last month.

US should expect a 'slap in the face' if it underestimates Iran: Commander

The United States should expect a "strong slap in the face" if it underestimates Iran's defensive capabilities, a commander of the elite Revolutionary Guards said on Wednesday.

SpaceX supply ship forced to abort approach to space station

A navigation error has forced SpaceX to delay its shipment to the International Space Station.

Two men arrested after Canadian attacked with machete in Thailand

Police in Thailand have arrested two men accused of slashing a Canadian man with a machete while trying to steal a gold necklace from his female companion last week.

'Refugees Welcome' banner hangs from Statue of Liberty

It was taken down more than an hour later.

Amnesty says Donald Trump's 'poisonous' rhetoric makes world a 'darker … unstable place'

Amnesty International said Donald Trump's "poisonous" rhetoric during the election led a global trend towards increasingly divisive politics that had made the world a "darker" place.

Suspects in killing of Kim Jong-un's brother wiped toxin on his face: police

Then they washed their hands, police say.

Hundreds rescued from California floodwaters in San Jose

Rescuers chest-deep in water steered boats full of people, some with babies and pets, from a San Jose neighbourhood inundated Tuesday by water from an overflowing creek.

Sweden isn't Trump's immigrant crime nightmare - despite riots and local crime

On Monday night, rioters in a suburb of the capital battled police and burned a handful of cars, but the violence has clearly not spiraled out of control.

Iceland president forced to Facebook in attempt to end pineapple pizza controversy

The president of Iceland had to explain his actions on Facebook after telling a group of high school students he would ban pineapple on pizza if he could.

United, American begin selling cheaper fares to battle discount airlines

American and United have started selling cheaper "basic economy" fares as they battle discount airlines for the most budget-conscious travelers.

Medical examiners still seeking answers for death of Russian UN ambassador

Medical examiners who performed an autopsy on Russia's ambassador to the United Nations said Tuesday that more tests are needed to determine how and why he fell ill in his office and later died at a hospital.

Donald Trump says protests in Republican districts planned 'by liberal activists'

President Donald Trump says protests in Republican congressional districts are being planned "by liberal activists."

Travel warning released for spring breakers

With spring break only three weeks away, Vancouver Coastal Health travel clinic is warning travelers about the dangers of viruses in different parts of the world.

1.4 million children face 'imminent death' due to famine: UN

The United Nations children's agency is warning that almost 1.4 million children are at "imminent risk of death" as famine threatens parts of South Sudan, Nigeria, Somalia and Yemen.

Several US Jewish centres evacuated over bomb threats; Ivanka Trump calls for 'religious tolerance'

Some 11 centres including those in the Houston, Chicago and Milwaukee areas received phoned-in bomb threats that were later determined to be hoaxes.

Longtime CIA analyst resigns, calls Donald Trump's actions in office 'disturbing'

A longtime CIA analyst resigned from the agency last week because he "in good faith" he could not serve the administration of President Donald Trump.

Several US Jewish centers evacuated over bomb threats; Ivanka Trump calls for 'religious tolerance'

Some 11 centers including those in the Houston, Chicago and Milwaukee areas received phoned-in bomb threats that were later determined to be hoaxes.

74 bodies of migrants wash ashore in Libya

The drownings - at least 74 bodies were found in Zawiya - are the latest tragedy at sea after migrant deaths rose to record levels along the Libya-Italy smuggling route over the past months.

Right-wing French politician Marine Le Pen refuses headscarf to meet Lebanon's mufti

France's far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen refused to go into a meeting with Lebanon's grand mufti on Tuesday after his aides asked her to wear a headscarf.

Stephen Colbert salutes Swedes who didn't suffer in Trump's phantom incident

"Never fjorget."

Canadian troops in Iraq mount pressure on ISIS around Syrian border

Canadian special forces have shifted their operations in northern Iraq to put pressure on ISIS in places outside the strategic city of Mosul - including along the border with Syria.

Police say newly freed gang member killed California officer answering traffic call

A gang member who was recently freed from jail killed his cousin and stole his car Monday then shot and killed a California police officer and wounded his partner before being wounded himself, authorities said.

Donald Trump's old tweets about Barack Obama prove ironic again

Donald Trump's tweets on everything from Barack Obama to taxes to elections are proving to be ironic.

Light plane carrying five people crashes into Australian shopping mall

A small plane carrying five people crashed into a shopping center near an airport outside Melbourne, Australia's second-largest city, on Tuesday.

11 people pass through unmanned TSA checkpoint at JFK Airport in New York

Authorities are trying to find eight of 11 people who passed through an unattended security checkpoint at New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport.

Thousands of Americans protest Donald Trump on 'Not My President's Day'

Thousands of demonstrators turned out Monday across the U.S. to challenge Donald Trump in a Presidents' Day protest dubbed Not My President's Day.

British government doesn't cancel Donald Trump state visit offer despite protest

The British government on Monday defended its decision to offer U.S. President Donald Trump a lavish state visit and an audience with the queen this year, defying protests outside parliament and dissent from lawmakers.

New Brunswick saw spike in refugee claimants at U.S. border in 2016

The number of refugee claimants crossing into New Brunswick from the United States saw a significant increase last year.

Teen suicide attempts in U.S. fell as same-sex marriage became legal: study

The study's results don't prove there's a connection, but researchers said policy makers should be aware of the measures' potential benefits for youth mental health.

Donald Trump's first month in office leaves Europeans worried

After President Donald Trump's raucous first month in office, Europeans have reacted with demonstrations, counter-barbs and sheer angst that a century of trans-Atlantic friendship may be sinking.

Donald Trump's visit to be debated, protested at British parliament

British lawmakers are set to debate a call for U.S. President Donald Trump to be denied a state visit to the U.K. — but the Conservative government insists the invitation remains firmly in place.

Adolf Hitler's telephone sells for $243,000 USD at auction

The red telephone includes a Nazi party symbol and Hitler's name engraved on the back.

Trump's new travel ban targets same countries but spares green card holders: official

The draft is subject to change ahead of its signing, which President Trump said could come sometime this week.

Small plane crashes into New Jersey residential street, pilot hospitalized

A small plane crashed into a New Jersey residential street on Sunday, damaging at least one or two parked vehicles but narrowly missing homes just a few feet away.

Trump says bizarre Sweden remark referred to something he saw on Fox News

Trump says his statement on a terror attack "last night in Sweden" was in reference to a story broadcast on Fox News.

Anti-Trump message projected on UK parliament building in London

The Houses of Parliament in London on Sunday became the backdrop for a large projection reading "Say No to Trump".

1 dead, 26 injured after bomb explodes near Colombian bull ring

A homemade bomb exploded near Bogota's bullring on Sunday, injuring two dozen police officers and two civilians, Colombian authorities said.