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Opposition expects Istanbul mandate despite AKP pressure

ANKARA – Recounts of local election votes in Istanbul ended on Wednesday and the main opposition candidate said he expected to be installed as mayor despite an appeal by President Tayyip Erdogan’s party to re-run the election in Turkey’s largest city. Initial results from the March 31 local elections gave a narrow victory to the main opposition Republican People’s Party ...

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Denver schools closed amid ‘massive manhunt’ for woman ‘infatuated’ with Columbine

Denver-area schools are closed on Wednesday as authorities have launched a manhunt for a woman they say is dangerous and has made “credible threats” days before the 20th anniversary of the Columbine High School shooting. Police are searching for 18-year-old Sol Pais who allegedly traveled from Miami to Colorado because she is “infatuated” with the school shooting, USA Today reported. ...

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Greta Thunberg meets the Pope after scolding EU leaders on climate change

(CNN)Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg met Pope Francis after his weekly audience at the Vatican on Wednesday. The Swedish 16-year-old carried a sign reading “Join the Climate Strike,” which she showed the Pope after he greeted her. A day earlier, Thunberg urged European Union leaders to “panic” about climate change, as she addressed a committee of the European Parliament in ...

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