Trump holds first face-to-face talks with Pope Francis – BBC News

Trump holds first face-to-face talks with Pope Francis – BBC News

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionDonald Trump was greeted by Pope Francis at the Vatican US President Donald Trump has met Pope Francis for a short private audience on the third leg of his overseas trip. The Vatican said after the meeting that there had been an “exchange of views” on several […]

Cities around the world pay union flag tributes to Manchester – The Guardian

Cities around the world pay union flag tributes to Manchester – The Guardian

Cities around the world have staged a show of solidarity with Manchester by projecting the British flag on to famous buildings and beaming out messages of support at sporting events. ian bremmer (@ianbremmer) Dubai goes big. #Manchester pic.twitter.com/Jqc3wAnb7I May 23, 2017 The HSBC building in Hong Kong. Marianne Bray (@mariannefbray) Saw this photo on Facebook […]

How the world is reacting to the attack in Manchester – ThinkProgress

How the world is reacting to the attack in Manchester – ThinkProgress

Muslim-majority nations were quick to condemn the attack, while U.S. commentators blamed “wicked ideology.” A couple embrace under a billboard in Manchester city centre, Tuesday May 23, 2017, the day after the suicide attack at an Ariana Grande concert that left 22 people dead as it ended on Monday night. CREDIT: AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth Condolences, […]

Today's Impeach-O-Meter: "Donald Trump United the Entire Muslim World" Edition – Slate Magazine (blog)

Today's Impeach-O-Meter: "Donald Trump United the Entire Muslim World" Edition – Slate Magazine (blog)

Bernie Sanders made this face during a press conference about the budget, but it’s also an appropriate reaction to the claim that Donald Trump has united the Muslim world.Win McNamee/Getty Images In the tradition of the Clintonometer and the Trump Apocalypse Watch, the Impeach-O-Meter is a wildly subjective and speculative daily estimate of the likelihood […]

Google expands ad tracking in the real world – CNNMoney

Google expands ad tracking in the real world – CNNMoney

Next time you see an ad on Google, the company might be able to tell if you went out and bought it in a brick-and-mortar store. A new Google (GOOG) feature can tell when someone who clicked on an ad in search results made a credit or debit card purchase at a corresponding physical store. […]

Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever On World Cafe – NPR

Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever On World Cafe – NPR

Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever inside the World Cafe studio. Galea McGregor/WXPN hide caption toggle caption Galea McGregor/WXPN Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever inside the World Cafe studio. Galea McGregor/WXPN “French Press” “Sick Bug” “Julie’s Place” World Cafe has a pair of brothers and a pair of cousins — plus one — in the studio today. Together, […]

British prime minister raises nation's threat level, saying another attack 'may be imminent' – Washington Post

British prime minister raises nation's threat level, saying another attack 'may be imminent' – Washington Post

MANCHESTER, England — British Prime Minister Theresa May on Tuesday night raised the nation’s threat level and deployed the military to guard concerts, sports matches and other public events, saying another attack “may be imminent” following a bombing Monday night that left 22 people dead.  The announcement, which takes Britain’s alert level from “severe” to its highest […]

World Health Organization Elects First Director-General From Africa – NPR

World Health Organization Elects First Director-General From Africa – NPR

NPR World Health Organization Elects First Director-General From AfricaNPRAfter two rounds of secret balloting delegates at the World Health Assembly in Geneva chose Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus to be the next director-general. Tedros, who goes by his first name (pronounced TAY-dros), won the job over Sania Nishtar, …World Health Assembly elects Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus as new […]

Former Ethiopian health minister becomes first African head of the World Health Organization – Science Magazine

Former Ethiopian health minister becomes first African head of the World Health Organization – Science Magazine

Tedros says he will work tirelessly to fulfill the promise of universal health coverage. Valentin Flauraud/Keystone via AP By Kai KupferschmidtMay. 23, 2017 , 1:45 PM For the first time in its history, the World Health Organization (WHO) will be led by an African. In a secret ballot, the World Health Assembly today elected Tedros […]

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