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A composite image of surveillance footage showing JD.com founder and CEO Richard Liu Qiangdong with Liu Jingyao, the woman accusing him of rape; and an earlier photo of Richard Liu.

Lawyer for JD.com billionaire accused of rape argues that leaked footage undermines his accuser because it shows she wasn’t that drunk

Liu Jingyao, a college student, alleges that JD.com's Richard Liu forced her to drink at a group dinner and later raped her in her apartment.
Jill Greninger was killed in a meat grinder accident at a food processing company in Pennsylvania.

A woman died after falling into an industrial meat grinder at a factory in Pennsylvania

The 35-year-old's body was found after another employee heard strange noises coming from the grinder.
In a video Thursday, Senator Joe Biden launched his bid for the presidency in 2020.

Joe Biden’s 2020 announcement seized on images of Charlottesville violence to declare a battle for the soul of the nation

In a video published Thursday, the former vice president declared American democracy at risk in the 2020 battle to defeat President Donald Trump.
Sri Lankan security personnel stand guard in front of St Anthony's Shrine two days after it was attacked as part of a string of suicide bomb attacks on churches and hotels, in Colombo on April 23, 2019.

Sri Lanka has banned drones and is detonating suspicious items around its capital in the aftermath of deadly bombing that killed almost 360 people

Authorities are blaming local extremist group National Thowfeek Jamaath for the fatal blasts that ripped through churches and hotels on Easter Sunday.
A politician in Mexico City introduced legislation to ban the sale of cold beer in an attempt to crack down on public drinking

Mexico City wants to ban the sale of cold beer to crack down on public drinking, and people are outraged

The proposal faced severe backlash on Twitter with the trending hashtag #Don'tMessWithOurBeer (#ConLasCervezasNo).
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and Russian President Vladimir Putin meet for the first time on Thursday. They held meetings at the Far Eastern Federal University campus at Russky Island off Vladivostok, Russia.

Putin broke the habit of a lifetime and didn’t show up late for his first-ever meeting with Kim Jong Un

Russian President Vladimir Putin and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un met for the first time in eastern Russia on Thursday.
Wafa (L) and Maha (R) al-Subaie have been in Georgia since April 16 seeking asylum.

Runaway sisters call on Apple and Google to ban Saudi app that restricts women’s travel after they had to steal their dad’s phone to escap...

"It gives men control over women," Wafa al-Subaie told Reuters from Georgia on Wednesday. "They [Apple and Google] have to remove it."

The aftermath of the deadly 737 Max crashes has already cost Boeing $1 billion — and it can’t predict how much worse it might get

Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg has vowed that the 737 Max "will be one of the safest airplanes ever to fly" when it returns to the sky.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un waves from a train, as he paid an unofficial visit to China, in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) in Pyongyang March 28, 2018. KCNA/via Reuters

Inside Kim Jong Un’s personal train — which is bulletproof, has all-white conference rooms, and its own red carpet ramp

Step aboard the North Korean leader's private family train, which he frequently uses for his foreign visits.
Four people have died at the Grand Canyon in less than a month.

A woman fell 200 feet to her death at the Grand Canyon, the 4th fatality at the national park in less than a month

Since March 26 two other people have fallen over the rim and one person was found dead in a forested area.