Malta's government must bear responsibility for journalist's assassination, inquiry finds

July 29, 2021 at 19:47

(CNN) Malta's government must bear responsibility for creating an "atmosphere of impunity" that contributed to the murder of journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia , an independent inquiry has found. Caruana Galizia, a leading Maltese anti-corruption journalist,...

Blinken warns talks with Iran can't go on indefinitely

July 29, 2021 at 14:57

(CNN) US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said Thursday that negotiations with Tehran over the Iran nuclear deal "cannot and will not go on indefinitely." "We are committed to diplomacy, but this process cannot go on indefinitely," Blinken said at a press...

Corporate America to workers: Get vaccinated or get out

July 29, 2021 at 13:47

After months of reluctance, Corporate America is taking a stand on keeping its returning workers safe. A growing number of companies are requiring vaccinations for employees and in some cases, for clients and customers. Facebook and Google announced all emp...

Dominican Republic merengue and music legend Johnny Ventura dies at 81

July 29, 2021 at 13:42

Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic (CNN) Dominican merengue legend Juan de Dios Ventura Soriano, also known as Johnny Ventura, died Wednesday at the age of 81, his son Jandy Ventura confirmed to CNN. The singer-songwriter died of a heart attack at the Medica...

Why rising coffee prices won't change what you pay for Starbucks drinks

July 29, 2021 at 12:30

New York (CNN Business) Coffee prices are surging. But that won't make a difference in how much you spend on a cup of joe at Starbucks. Coffee is the latest item to become more expensive due to supply shortages, recently caused by bad weather in Brazil. "Th...

12-year old Palestinian boy killed by Israeli gunfire in West Bank, Palestinian health ministry says

July 29, 2021 at 11:29

Jerusalem (CNN) A 12-year old Palestinian boy has died after being shot by Israeli soldiers in the West Bank, the Palestinian Ministry of Health said. Mohammed Allamy was a passenger in a car being driven by his father when the incident happened at the entr...

Chinese officials meet with Taliban as US exits Afghanistan

July 29, 2021 at 11:03

Hong Kong (CNN) China's Foreign Minister met with senior leaders of the Taliban in the northern Chinese city of Tianjin on Wednesday in the latest sign of warming ties between Beijing and the resurgent Islamist group. During a meeting with Taliban's co-foun...

Thousands took to the streets in Cuba, now many are facing mass trials and swift convictions

July 29, 2021 at 04:37

Havana, Cuba (CNN) Following the most widespread protests since Fidel Castro's 1959 revolution, Cubans are now bracing themselves for a new aftershock poised to shake the communist-run island: Mass trials of those who dared to take to the streets calling fo...

Disney World and Disneyland to again require masks indoors

July 29, 2021 at 04:22

New York (CNN Business) Disney World and Disneyland, the two crown jewels of Disney's parks unit, will again require masks indoors. The company announced on Wednesday that it was adapting its health and safety guidelines based on "guidance from health and g...

Facebook doubles profit but braces for hit from Apple privacy changes

July 28, 2021 at 22:05

New York (CNN Business) Facebook's business is soaring, but the boom times may not last. Facebook FB on Wednesday jump from the same period last year when online advertising took a hit as businesses grappled with Covid-19. The company also more than doubled...

US and Russia hold strategic stability talks as Moscow raps Biden for comments

July 28, 2021 at 18:27

(CNN) US and Russian officials had "professional and substantive talks" on strategic stability in Switzerland, the State Department said in a statement Wednesday. These strategic talks come as Russia is amassing military might in the Arctic and testing its...

The Porsche dynasty is taking on Jeff Bezos and Elon Musk in space

July 28, 2021 at 15:14

London (CNN Business) Porsche SE, the family holding company that controls Volkswagen Group, is the latest big investor to bet on space's crucial role in developing future technologies. The company, controlled by the related Porsche and Piëch families that...

New find shows animal life may have existed millions of years before previously thought

July 28, 2021 at 15:09

Explore the universe with news on fascinating discoveries, scientific advancements and more(CNN) Simple animal life may have existed in Earth's oceans 890 million years ago, according to new research. Recently discovered fossils belonging to ancient sponges...

Amazon is everywhere. Here's how the US could break it up

July 28, 2021 at 12:35

New York (CNN Business) On any given day, you might receive a package you ordered from Amazon, log onto a website hosted by Amazon , ask an Amazon device about the weather and grab groceries at a Whole Foods owned by Amazon. That growing reach — and, in som...

Tanzania's President gets coronavirus vaccine on TV, reversing country's policy of Covid denial

July 28, 2021 at 12:04

(CNN) Tanzanian President Samia Suluhu Hassan on Wednesday launched the country's Covid-19 vaccination campaign after receiving just over a million Johnson & Johnson shots donated by the United States through the COVAX scheme. President Hassan was the f...

Analysis: Canadian swimmer's success throws spotlight on China's one-child policy

July 28, 2021 at 09:23

Hong Kong (CNN) A gold medal-winning Canadian swimmer has made waves in China for her Chinese heritage, sparking heated discussions over the country's decades-long one-child policy and gender discrimination. The subject of MacNeil soon lit up Chinese social...

Ecuador revokes citizenship of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange

July 28, 2021 at 07:40

Quito, Ecuador (CNN) An Ecuadorian court on Monday ruled in favor of revoking the citizenship of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, according to a judgment published by the Judicial Branch of Ecuador. The court's decision nullified Assange's status as a natu...

Google revenue jumps 62%, fueled by demand for online advertising

July 28, 2021 at 07:35

(CNN Business) This time last year, Google was starting to feel the early pandemic slump as large parts of the global economy shut down. On Tuesday, the company showed just how far it's come since. parent company Alphabet reported revenue of $61.9 billion f...

The explosive Brexit spat that could slam the UK economy

July 28, 2021 at 05:54

London is widely regarded as the global capital for international dispute resolution, thanks to England's world-class legal system and courts. It is a broad and highly lucrative industry, dealing with everything from family disputes to international busines...

Satellite photos show massive Chinese missile silo field under construction, researchers say

July 28, 2021 at 05:27

A satellite image from Planet Labs shows what researchers say are missile silos under construction in the Chinese desert. Together, the two sites signify “the most significant expansion of the Chinese nuclear arsenal ever,” the FAS report said. “The Chinese...