Israeli forces storm the main hospital in southern Gaza, saying hostages were likely held there

RAFAH, Gaza Strip — Israeli forces stormed the main hospital in southern Gaza on Thursday, hours after Israeli fire killed a patient and wounded six others inside the complex. The Israeli army said it was a limited operation seeking the remains of hostages taken by Hamas. The raid came a day after the army sought … Read more

Trump’s NATO comments stir up a political storm as Russia keeps quiet

Former U.S. president Donald Trump pictured during a meeting with NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg at Winfield House, London on Dec. 3, 2019. NICHOLAS KAMM | AFP | Getty Images Former U.S. head of state and presidential candidate Donald Trump stoked the ire of U.S. lawmakers and international leaders, after remarking he would not protect NATO … Read more

Storm Ingunn, one of Norway’s strongest in decades, swept up record winds

The latest in a string of storms impacting western and northern Europe this winter rapidly intensified into a bomb cyclone as it swarmed Norway this week, strengthening into one of the strongest storms to hit the country in 30 years. Storm Ingunn, named by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute, intensified by around 35 millibars over 24 … Read more

Jannik Sinner relishing chance to ‘dance in pressure storm’

Italy’s Jannik Sinner celebrates victory against Russia’s Daniil Medvedev with teammates after the men’s singles final match on day 15 of the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne on January 28, 2024. (Photo by David GRAY / AFP) A composed Jannik Sinner is ready for what comes next after winning a maiden Grand Slam title … Read more

Storm Reid Back to USC After Emmy Win, ‘I’ll Always Be A Student’

Play video content Storm Reid’s at the top of her game in Hollywood — especially after winning an Emmy — but that doesn’t make her above anyone else on campus … yes, she’s still in school! We got the professional actress — who just took some hardware in recent weeks — at LAX Thursday … Read more

Families of Hostages Held in Gaza Storm Israel’s Parliament

JERUSALEM — Dozens of family members of hostages held by Hamas stormed a committee meeting in Israel’s parliament Monday, demanding a deal to win their loved ones’ release, as European foreign ministers joined growing international calls for Israel to negotiate on the creation of a Palestinian state after the war. The developments showed the increasing … Read more

Storm Isha’s rain and wind are expected to batter parts of the UK and Ireland

LONDON — Britain and Ireland braced Sunday for powerful wind and rain from Storm Isha that were expected to batter a wide swath of the island nations and disrupt travel. The Met Office issued an unusual blanket wind warning for all of the U.K., saying gusts could reach 90 miles per hour (145 kilometers per … Read more

Indian Ocean island of Reunion braces for ‘very dangerous’ storm packing hurricane-strength winds

PARIS — Authorities urged residents on the French Indian Ocean island of Reunion to shelter indoors Sunday as a powerful storm bore down packing hurricane-force winds. Forecaster Meteo France issued a code red cyclone alert for the storm, named Belal, and said it was expected to be “very dangerous.” “Be careful, stay at home,” French … Read more

Ecuador’s escalating gang violence is broadcast live to the nation as masked gunmen storm TV studio

GUAYAQUIL, Ecuador — It was a day like any other at the TC Television studio in Ecuador, with its mid-afternoon newscast underway, when masked gunmen burst in, unleashing at least 15 minutes of threats and fear — all broadcast live. First, a man with a pistol appeared in the middle of the public TV station’s … Read more

Storm Gerrit damages houses and leaves thousands without power as it batters UK

LONDON — A storm that battered the U.K. with high winds and heavy snow and rain damaged houses, canceled trains and left thousands of people without electricity on Thursday across Scotland and parts of northern England. Workers faced wind speeds of 80 miles (128 kilometers) per hour in some coastal areas of Scotland as they … Read more