Here's the latest news for Friday, May 17th: Obama renews push to help the middle class; Former IRS chief apologizes; Powerball jackpot now a record $600 million; Car goes for a swim.
Thieves ripped a safe from the wall of a hotel room near the Cannes Film Festival and made off with around $1 million worth of jewelry, in a brazen late-night burglary, French officials said Friday. (May 17)
Fried chicken is the latest 'luxury' being smuggled through tunnels from Egypt into Gaza. (May 17)
More than $1m worth of jewels have been stolen from a hotel in the French town of Cannes, police say.
A van load of Kentucky Fried Chicken might not be an unusual sight in most cities, but here in Gaza this is something of a special delivery. These meals cost about 30 U.S. dollars each and they've travelled 35 miles, over ground and underground.
Here's the latest news for Friday, May 17th: Powerball jackpot tops $500m; Terror suspect busted in Idaho; Obama highlights job growth; New rules for legalized marijuana.
A truck was left dangling over the side of a motorway bridge in Melbourne, Australia, on Friday after it flipped over and threw the driver 65 feet onto another road below. (May 17)
Highlights of Today in History: Brown vs. Board of Education ends separate but equal; Watergate hearings begin; NYSE is born; First Kentucky Derby. (May 17)
Several hundred protesters marched to the so-called Barbie Dreamhouse in Berlin on Thursday to demand that the interactive installation shut down. Protestors say they're worried about implications of Barbie's modern-day persona on the real ...
Here's the latest news for Thursday, May 16: Budget officer in line to head IRS; Texas tornado winds believed to be up to 200 mph; Semi hits school bus carrying special-needs kids; Beckham to retire, ending riveting soccer journey.