• coronavirus Mar 10

    Dutch Prime Minister Shakes Hands Seconds After Telling People Not To

    Just after encouraging the public to find other means of greeting one another, Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte shook the hand of the director of the Dutch National Institute for Public Health.

  • MH17 Mar 6

    MH17 Families Hope Truth Emerges From Unprecedented Trial

    Families from the Netherlands and Malaysia both hope a trial starting next week of four suspects in the 2014 downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 will give them the truth.

  • Netherlands Nov 30, 2019

    Dutch Police Continue Hunt for Attacker Who Stabbed 3 Teens

    Dutch police on Saturday continued looking for an attacker who stabbed three teens on a street in The Hague that was crowded with Black Friday shoppers. The victims, two 15-year-old girls and a 13-year-old boy, were treated in a hospital and released late Friday. Police said in a statement that they did not know one another. The victims have spoken...

  • spokesman Nov 11, 2019

    Turkey Starts Returning ISIS Fighters, Deports US National

    A U.S. national who is a member of the Islamic State group has been deported home, a Turkish official said Monday, as Ankara began repatriating captured foreign IS fighters. Turkish Interior Ministry spokesman Ismail Catakli told Turkey’s state-run Anadolu Agency that a German and a Danish national would also be deported later on Monday while seven German nationals would be...

  • DRIVER Oct 27, 2019

    UK Police Free 3 Suspects on Bail in Truck Deaths Case

    British police released three people on bail Sunday after questioning them in the deaths of 39 people found hidden in a shipping container in southeastern England. A 38-year-old man, a 38-year-old woman — both from the northern English town of Warrington— and a 46-year-old man from Northern Ireland were questioned on suspicion of manslaughter and conspiracy to traffic people. The...

  • Mayor Oct 15, 2019

    Dutch Police Investigate Family Living in Isolation on Farm

    Dutch authorities were Tuesday trying to piece together the story of a family found living isolated from the outside world in the rural east of the Netherlands. Mayor Roger de Groot said that the six-member family is believed to have lived for nine years on a farm in Ruinerwold, 130 kilometers (80 miles) northeast of Amsterdam. Drone images of the...

  • PROSECUTOR Sep 29, 2019

    Supercars Taken From African Leader's Son Auctioned for $27M

    Car lovers from around the world splashed out more than $27 million at an auction Sunday for dozens of luxury cars seized from the son of Equatorial Guinea’s president in a Swiss money-laundering probe. The 25 lots sold by auction house Bonhams included a white-and-cream 2014 Lamborghini Veneno roadster that cost the buyer 8.28 million Swiss francs ($8.4 million), comprising...

  • New York City Sep 25, 2019

    Tyler Cameron Breaks Silence on Gigi Hadid Romance Rumors

    Tyler Cameron is speaking out for the first time about all of those Gigi Hadid relationship rumors. Over the summer, following his run on Hannah Brown’s season of “The Bachelorette,” Tyler was spotted spending a lot of time with the supermodel in New York City. Hadid even introduced Cameron to her famous friends, including Serena Williams and Taylor Swift. “Gigi...

  • PRESIDENT Aug 15, 2019

    US Women's Soccer Team Headed to Court After Equal Pay Talks Break Down

    Players for the World Cup champion women’s national team say mediation talks with the U.S. Soccer Federation over equal pay are over. USWNT player Christen Press said Thursday that the negotiations were stalled over the “concept of paying us equally” and the two sides “never got past that.” Press told NBC New’s Savannah Gutherie in an interview on the TODAY...

  • Netherlands Jul 24, 2019

    'Blade Runner' Star Rutger Hauer Dies at 75

    Dutch film actor Rutger Hauer, who specialized in menacing roles, including a memorable turn as a murderous android in “Blade Runner” opposite Harrison Ford, has died. He was 75.

  • New York City Jul 13, 2019

    Soccer Player Carli Lloyd Celebrates World Cup Win With Dance From J. Lo

    Carli Lloyd of the U.S. women’s national soccer team celebrated her recent World Cup victory with a lap dance from J. Lo. Jennifer Lopez pulled Lloyd from the audience to the stage at Madison Square Garden in New York City on Friday night, working her sensual moves on the soccer star. After Lopez told the crowd that Lloyd was in...

  • Russia Jul 9, 2019

    US Life Expectancy Has Been Declining. Here's Why

    The average life expectancy in the U.S. has been on the decline for three consecutive years. A baby born in 2017 is expected to live to be 78.6 years old, which is down from 78.7 the year before, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center for Health Statistics.

  • United States Jul 8, 2019

    US Women's Team Returns Home After World Cup Win

    The 2019 World Cup champions returned to the U.S. on Monday after beating the Netherlands 2-0 in the World Cup Final Sunday.

  • United States Jul 8, 2019

    Watch Disney's First ‘Mulan' Live-Action Movie Trailer

    Yifei Liu is playing the title character in the movie, which hits theaters in March 2020.

  • COACH Jul 7, 2019

    Sweden Beats England 2-1 to Take Third at Women's World Cup

    Kosovare Asllani and Sofia Jakobsson each scored and Sweden beat England 2-1 Saturday night to take third place in the Women’s World Cup. Asllani, who was taken off the field in a stretcher during Sweden’s semifinal loss to the Netherlands, started Saturday and gave the Swedes the lead in the 11th minute as they took advantage of early struggles by...

  • United States Jul 7, 2019

    Women's Soccer Enters New Era With Huge World Cup Audiences

    No longer a sideshow, women’s soccer has stepped into the spotlight. The sport will hope to further establish its growing appeal on Sunday as millions prepare to watch the reigning world champions, the United States, take on the reigning European champions, the Netherlands, in the World Cup final. This World Cup has been widely popular with fans and nonfans alike,...

  • NBC Jul 6, 2019

    Lesbian Visibility at Women's World Cup Has Impact Far Off the Field

    The U.S. Women’s National Team, which will battle the Netherlands at the Women’s World Cup final in France on Sunday, boasts three world titles and five out and proud LGBTQ players. Two of its soccer stars — Ali Krieger and Ashlyn Harris — are engaged, and the team’s coach, Jillian Ellis, is also an out lesbian. Women in the sport...

  • Germany Jun 29, 2019

    Dutch Beat Italy 2-0 to Make 1st Women's World Cup Semifinal

    Vivianne Miedema and Stefanie van der Gragt headed in free kicks to send the Netherlands into its first Women’s World Cup semifinal with a 2-0 victory over Italy on Saturday. In the sweltering heat of the northeast French city of Valenciennes, the set-piece specialists of the tournament made the most of Sherida Spitse’s deliveries to secure victory for the European...

  • Germany Jun 29, 2019

    Surprising Sweden Ousts Germany at the Women's World Cup

    Stina Blackstenius scored the go-ahead goal just minutes into the second half and Sweden surprised Germany with a 2-1 quarterfinal victory Saturday night at the Women’s World Cup. The second-ranked Germans, who won back-to-back World Cup titles in 2003 and 2007, were the presumptive favorites on their side of the bracket. Instead, they’ll head home. Ninth-ranked Sweden goes on to...

  • Daniel Macht Jun 25, 2019

    Women's World Cup: Italy Beats China 2-0, Reaches First Quarterfinal Since 1991

    Italy made its case to be considered a contender in the Women’s World Cup after a convincing 2-0 win over China on Tuesday night. Coach Milena Bertolini believes Italy is set to play in its first quarterfinal since 1991 because her players are striving for a goal that goes beyond the final result. “They have a mission. Their mission is...

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