FILE - In this Oct. 7, 2018, file photo provided by the North Korean government, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, center left, and U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo walk together before their meeting in Pyongyang, North Korea. North Korea said Thursday, April 18, 2019, that it had test-fired a new type of "tactical guided weapon," its first such test in nearly half a year, and demanded that Washington remove Pompeo from nuclear negotiations. Korean language watermark on image as provided by source reads: "KCNA" which is the abbreviation for Korean Central News Agency. (Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP, File)

North Korea Wants to Continue Talks, But Without Mike Pompeo

North Korea said Thursday that it had test-fired a new type of “tactical guided weapon,” its first such test in nearly half a year,...
Police officer stand behind the security barriers in front of Notre Dame cathedral Thursday, April 18, 2019 in Paris. France paid a daylong tribute Thursday to the Paris firefighters who saved Notre Dame Cathedral from collapse, while construction workers rushed to secure an area above one of the church's famed rose-shaped windows and other vulnerable sections of the fire-damaged landmark. (AP Photo/Michel Euler, Pool)

Police Official Says Short-circuit Likely Caused Notre Dame Fire

Paris police investigators think an electrical short-circuit most likely caused the fire at Notre Dame Cathedral, a police official said Thursday, as France paid...

Notre Dame Faced ‘Chain-Reaction Collapse’ in Fire, French Government Official Says

Notre Dame Cathedral could have burned down completely had Paris firefighters not acted as quickly as they did, a French government official said Wednesday....
FILE - In this April 10, 2019, file photo provided by the North Korean government, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un attends the 4th Plenary Meeting of the 7th Central Committee of the Workers' Party of Korea in Pyongyang. North Korea has test-fired a "new-type tactical guided weapon," its state media announced Thursday, April 18, 2019, a move that could be an attempt to register the country's displeasure with currently deadlocked nuclear talks with the United States without causing those coveted negotiations to collapse. (Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP, File)

North Korea Reports Test-firing of New Tactical Guided Weapon

North Korea said Thursday that it had test-fired a new type of “tactical guided weapon,” in what may be an attempt to register displeasure...
In this image from video, emergency services attend the scene after a tour bus crashed at Canico, on Portugal's Madeira Island, Wednesday April 17, 2019. Some 28 people are reported to have died in the crash, most of them German tourists, local mayor Filipe Sousa told TV news. (TVI via AP)

Bus Carrying German Tourists in Portugal Crashes, Killing 28

A tour bus carrying German tourists crashed on Portugal’s Madeira Island on Wednesday, killing 28 people and injuring 28 others, local authorities said. The bus...

Ivanka Trump Joins Celebration to Mark Her Arrival at an Ivory Coast Cocoa Collective

Ivanka Trump appears to be having a brilliant time on her solo tour of Africa - at least if her dynamic dance moves are...
The scaffolding at the top of the church and the wooden frame of the building were set alight by the fire which broke out on Monday evening.

ISIS-linked Jihadists Threaten Future Attack On Notre Dame

Jihadists linked to ISIS have shared a menacing image of Notre Dame in flames once more, warning: 'Wait for the next'. The extremist media group...

Rastafarianism on the Rise Among African Youth

Dressed in a red turban and black robe, Douglas Okello bowed and gazed at the portrait of the former Ethiopian emperor pinned up in...
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks during a news conference at the State Department in Washington, Wednesday, April 17, 2019. The Trump administration announced that it's allowing lawsuits against foreign companies operating in properties seized from Americans in Cuba, a major policy shift that has angered European and other allies.(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Trump Administration Institutes Financial Crackdown On Cuba, Nicaragua, and Venezuela

The Trump administration on Wednesday intensified its crackdown on Cuba, Nicaragua and Venezuela, rolling back Obama administration policy and announcing new restrictions and sanctions...
Joey Hoofdman, who, after DNA testing is one of 49 confirmed children of Dutch fertility doctor Jan Karbaat, poses for a portrait in Alkmaar, Netherlands, Monday, April 15, 2019. Karbaat, who died in 2017, used his own sperm to inseminate 49 women and may have even more children. Ties van der Meer of the Dutch Donor Child Foundation said Monday that three more people have contacted him because they think they may also have been conceived using the sperm of Dr. Jan Karbaat. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)

Fertility Doctor in the Netherlands Who Used his Own Sperm to Inseminate Patients May...

Martijn van Halen has every right to be angry at Jan Karbaat. The Dutch fertility doctor lied to his parents and used his own...
Peru's police officers stand guard at the emergency hospital Casimiro Ulloa where former Peruvian President Alan Garcia was taken after he shot himself in his neck, in Lima, Peru, Wednesday, April 17, 2019. Garcia shot himself before being detained by police. (AP Photo/Martin Mejia)

Alan Garcia, Former President of Peru, Commits Suicide as Police Try to Arrest Him

Former Peruvian President Alan Garcia shot himself in the head and died Wednesday as officers waited to arrest him in a massive graft probe...
An image made available by Gigarama.ru on Wednesday April 17, 2019 shows an aerial shot of the fire damage to Notre Dame cathedral in Paris on Tuesday April 16. Nearly $1 billion has already poured in from ordinary worshippers and high-powered magnates around the world to restore Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris after it was damaged in a massive fire on Monday. (Gigarama.ru via AP)

Cathedrals Across France Ring Bells in Tribute to Notre Dame

Bells of cathedrals across France rang in a moving tribute Wednesday to Notre Dame as firefighters and experts continued to keep the beloved but...
FILE - In this Saturday, March 23, 2019 file photo, people protest against the copyright bill, in Leipzig, Germany. The European Union approved on Monday April 15, 2019, a copyright law that aims to give more protection to artists and news organizations but which critics say will stifle freedom of speech and online creativity and punish smaller web companies. (Peter Endig/dpa via AP)

EU Approves New Internet Copyright Laws Which Critics Say Will Stifle Free Speech and...

The European Union has approved a copyright overhaul that aims to give more protection to artists and news organizations but which critics say will...

First Daylight Images Show the Damage Caused by Fire Inside Notre Dame Cathedral as...

Notre Dame's three medieval stained-glass windows all survived last night's devastating fire, the Archbishop of Paris has said, as detectives probe the renovation work...
FILE - In this March 16, 2017, file photo, NATO's Supreme Allied Commander Europe, Army Gen. Curtis Scaparrotti arrives for a meeting in Vilnius, Lithuania. The deep chill in U.S.-Russian relations is stirring concern in some quarters that Washington and Moscow are in danger of stumbling into an armed confrontation that, by mistake or miscalculation, could lead to nuclear war. “During the Cold War, we understood each other’s signals. We talked,” says Scaparrotti, who is about to retire. “I’m concerned that we don’t know them as well today.” (AP Photo/Mindaugas Kulbis, File)

Deep Chill Between U.S. and Russia Raises Concerns About Stumbling Into Armed Conflict and...

It has the makings of a new Cold War, or worse. The deep chill in U.S.-Russian relations is stirring concern in some quarters that Washington...

Many of Notre Dame’s Treasured Ancient Artifacts Are Missing Although Some, Including Crown of...

Pictures have emerged showing the Notre Dame treasures which have managed to survive the huge fire that ripped through the 850-year old cathedral on...
People pray as Notre Dame cathedral burns in Paris, Monday, April 15, 2019. Massive plumes of yellow brown smoke is filling the air above Notre Dame Cathedral and ash is falling on tourists and others around the island that marks the center of Paris. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)

Out of Notre Dame Fire, Vestige of Unity Rises for a Fractured France

In Paris’ heart, a charred and gaping hole. But also a rallying cry. The disfigurement of Notre Dame, the splendid cathedral that has watched over...
In this image made available on Tuesday April 16, 2019 flames and smoke rise from the blaze at Notre Dame cathedral in Paris, Monday, April 15, 2019. An inferno that raged through Notre Dame Cathedral for more than 12 hours destroyed its spire and its roof but spared its twin medieval bell towers, and a frantic rescue effort saved the monument's "most precious treasures," including the Crown of Thorns purportedly worn by Jesus, officials said Tuesday. (AP Photo/Thierry Mallet)

Notre Dame’s Treasures Rescued from Devastating Fire; Inquiry Into Cause of Blaze to Be...

The inferno that raged through Notre Dame Cathedral for more than 12 hours destroyed its spire and its roof but spared its twin medieval...
Antoine Arnault, son of LVMH president Bernard Arnault, and his wife Natalia Vodianova, right, arrive at the damaged Notre Dame cathedral after the fire in Paris, Tuesday, April 16, 2019. French big French companies Total and L'Oreal are pledging to donate 200 million euros to support the reconstruction of Notre Dame cathedral. A few hours after billionaires tycoons Bernard Arnault and Francois Pinault announced they would give a total of 300 millions, oil and gas giant Total said the firm would contribute 100 million euros "to help the reconstruction of this architectural jewel." L'Oreal promised the same amount of money to rebuild "a symbol of French heritage and of our common history." Among other contributors, Bouygues construction group CEO Martin Bouygues said he and his brother Olivier would donate 10 millions. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)

French Business Tycoons Line Up to Promise Millions for Repair of Notre Dame

Two of France’s richest men, long locked in a very public rivalry, are once again pitted against each other — this time over flashy...

Why the 850-Year-Old Notre Dame Cathedral is ‘Incredibly Flammable’: It Was Built from 1,300...

An architectural feat that led Paris’s famous Notre Dame Cathedral to be known as ‘The Forest’ is now a major contributor in its destruction,...