The executions were the first in the US -allied nation since 2010 and followed a spike in protests in solidarity with the convicted men and clashes between activists and police the previous day. Images shared on social media showed some activists blocking roads with burning debris and hurling petrol bombs in clashes with police. The postings said at least one person was hurt by birdshot, according to a Twitter posting which included a photograph of a young man bleeding from an eyebrow.
Stevie Wonder appeared on The Tonight Show on Tuesday to celebrate Michelle Obama's time as First Lady. Wonder's performance of his classics "Isn't She Lovely" and "My Cherie Amour" - in which he altered the lyrics to "my Michelle amour" - really seemed to tug at the first lady's heart strings.
The last round of direct peace talks collapsed amid acrimony in April 2014. "We have received information on the latest statement of [US President-elect] Donald Trump in which he said that his administration planned to move the US embassy in Israel to Jerusalem ", Erekat said.
Coastguard and naval ships as well as privately owned fishing and merchant vessels rescued the people from six boats in the central Mediterranean over the last 24 hours, a coastguard spokesman said. Survivors told MSF panic had broken out as they departed from Libya "after shooting started off the coastline". The number of migrants travelling to Europe by land has dropped since the height of the migrant crisis in late 2015, but sea crossings remain both popular and risky.
At least three prisoners were decapitated inside the Alcazuz prison, in the city of Natal, the largest in the state of Rio Grande do Norte. Police surrounded the prison overnight, but waited until noon to enter because of reports that inmates remained armed and out of their cells.
The pair survived nearly a month on the catamaran that was reportedly built in Mr Langdon's garden and made it 1,200 miles from New Zealand's North Island across the Tasman Sea - one of the roughest stretches of water in the world. "They chatted briefly and Que informed her mother she missed her, loved her and was thrilled to see her". Mr Langdon said Que went into the toilet and vanished.