Netanyahu ousted following Knesset vote

Netanyahu ousted following Knesset vote

(TEL AVIV, Israel) -- Benjamin Netanyahu has been ousted as Israel's prime minister and Naftali Bennet is now the country's new leader following Knesset's vote Sunday. The vote was close: 60 in favor, 59 against (including one of Bennet’s own party members). Under the coalition deal, right-wing Yamina party leader Bennett…
Queen celebrates 1st Trooping of the Colour since Prince Philip’s death

Queen celebrates 1st Trooping of the Colour since Prince Philip’s death

(LONDON) -- For the second year in a row, Queen Elizabeth's official birthday celebrations were drastically scaled back and relocated from the capital, London, to Windsor Castle, where the queen is currently in residence. The normally grand military event marking the monarch’s official birthday is known as “Trooping the Color,"…
Biden announces US to donate 500M vaccine doses in show of American leadership

Biden announces US to donate 500M vaccine doses in show of American leadership

(CORNWALL) -- President Joe Biden on Thursday announced his plan to buy an additional 500 million doses of the Pfizer vaccine to distribute to lower-income countries, increasing the U.S. commitment to fighting the pandemic across the globe, a key goal of the G-7 summit. "That's a historic step. The largest…
International rights group accuses China of ‘crimes against humanity’

International rights group accuses China of ‘crimes against humanity’

(NEW YORK) -- Amnesty International on Thursday officially branded China’s actions against its Turkic Muslim population as “crimes against humanity.” “Muslims living in Xinjiang may be the most closely surveyed population in the world,” Jonathan Loeb, senior crisis adviser with Amnesty International, told reporters. In conjunction with the announcement, the…
Pope Francis rejects top German cardinal’s resignation

Pope Francis rejects top German cardinal’s resignation

(ROME) -- Pope Francis on Thursday rejected the resignation of German Cardinal Reinhard Marx, who asked to step down over the mishandling of sex abuse cases in Germany. Marx, who serves as the archbishop of Munich and Freising, is not suspected of abuse or cover up. In his response letter…