×
Breaking News apps
Find out first with the Breaking News app
Download our free app for Android, Windows Phone, and more

NOW

EDITORS ON DUTY:

Submit a link

If you know about some breaking news, enter the link below!

Thank you!

Obama's efforts to close Guantanamo Bay

Department of Defense on transfer of 4 Guantanamo detainees to Afghanistan: 'The US is grateful to the Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan for its willingness to support ongoing US efforts to close the Guantanamo Bay detention facility' - statement

0 WHOA!

Ferguson, Mo., unrest 2014

Photo: Children staging a 'die-in' protest along City Avenue in Philadelphia while adults circle around them with their hands up - @Elaijuh

2 WHOA!

Obama's efforts to close Guantanamo Bay

Pentagon: US troops sent 4 Guantanamo prisoners home to Afghanistan overnight at request of President Ashraf Ghani; census now 132 - @Reuters, @carolrosenberg

6 WHOA!

Russian ruble crisis 2014

Failing ruble has caused 16% rise in cost of rebuilding Moscow's Luzhniki stadium, which will host 2018 World Cup final, deputy mayor says - @AP

14 WHOA!

Hartford, CT, US

Police in Hartford, Conn., confirm 2 men were shot this morning in a vehicle near Colt Park; 1 has critical injuries - @WFSBnews

7 WHOA!

Beijing, Beijing, CN

4 people killed in Beijing explosion, police say, cause being investigated - @XHNews

9 WHOA!

Ebola outbreak 2014

World Health Organization says death toll in West Africa from Ebola has risen to 7,373 among 19,031 cases known to date - WHO website

25 WHOA!

Catholic Church

Pope Francis names French Cardinal Jean-Louis Tauran as new camerlengo of the Holy Roman Church - @Reuters

End of alert
13 WHOA!

Saudi Arabia

Saudi authorities kill 4 militants in Awamiya region, interior ministry says - @AlArabiya_Eng

11 WHOA!

India

India's governing party says it does not support forced religious conversions, responding to criticisms that Prime Minister Narendra Modi's party promotes a Hindu-dominant agenda not compatible with multi-faith India - @Reuters

End of alert
10 WHOA!

Pakistan school attack, Dec. 16, 2014

International forces carry out attacks in eastern Afghanistan on Pakistan border, killing 5 militants - @BBCSanjoyM

End of alert
11 WHOA!

Liverpool, England, GB

Suspect arrested after killing on Friday of off-duty police officer Neil Doyle in Liverpool, England - @BBCNews

15 WHOA!

Sony cyberattack 2014

North Korea proposes joint investigation with US on Sony cyber attack, says it can prove no involvement in the attack - @Reuters

End of alert
68 WHOA!

North Korea

North Korea vows to boost its nuclear capabilities saying hostile US plans to invade following a recommendation by UN member states on Thursday that North Korea be referred to the International Criminal Court for alleged human rights abuses - @Reuters

End of alert
54 WHOA!

Japan

5.9 magnitude earthquake reported off the coast of Japan, no tsunami warning - @USGS

End of alert
19 WHOA!

China

China offers $3 billion aid in loans to neighbours Cambodia, Vietnam, Myanmar, Thailand and Laos - @Reuters

End of alert
18 WHOA!

Bahrain

Explosion in Shiite village in Bahrain injures 3 police officers, the country's interior ministry says - @Reuters

End of alert
7 WHOA!

Pakistan school attack, Dec. 16, 2014

Pakistan's President Mamnoon Hussain arrives in Peshawar in show of support after deadly Taliban attack - @JaagAlerts

11 WHOA!

Spartanburg, SC, US

2 children unaccounted for in burning apartment in Spartanburg, SC - @foxcarolinanews

26 WHOA!

economic indicators

European Central Bank vice president says he expects inflation rate to turn negative in coming months - @Reuters

End of alert
11 WHOA!

Whoa