Top News Austin bomb suspect called self a 'psychopath,' congressman says 2018-03-24T21:34:59.000000000-04:00 (Reuters) - The 23-year-old Texan blamed for a deadly Austin bombing spree described himself as a psychopath and showed no remorse in a confession he taped before blowing himself up as police closed in to arrest him, a U.S. congressman said on Saturday. 'No more' or we vote you out: students lead huge U.S. anti-gun rallies 2018-03-24T21:10:45.000000000-04:00 WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Chanting "never again," hundreds of thousands of young Americans and their supporters answered a call to action from survivors of last month's Florida high school massacre and rallied across the country on Saturday to demand tighter gun laws. Academy of Motion Pictures chief denies sexual harassment allegation: report 2018-03-24T20:45:59.000000000-04:00 (Reuters) - The president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, the organization behind the Oscars, has denied a sexual harassment allegation, Variety reported on Saturday. A month after PNG quake, cash-strapped government struggles to help the hardest-hit 2018-03-24T20:20:15.000000000-04:00 SYDNEY (Reuters) - Almost a month after a deadly earthquake, Papua New Guinea is struggling to get aid to desperate survivors, having allocated just a fraction of its relief funds, while a rent dispute left disaster officials briefly locked out of their offices. Waymo CEO says its tech would have handled Uber self-driving incident safely 2018-03-24T20:05:44.000000000-04:00 LAS VEGAS (Reuters) - The head of Alphabet Inc's autonomous driving unit, Waymo, said on Saturday that the company's technology would have safely handled the situation confronting an Uber self-driving vehicle last week when it struck a pedestrian, killing her. Huge rallies led by students demand tighter U.S. gun controls 2018-03-24T19:03:22.000000000-04:00 WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Hundreds of thousands of Americans galvanized by last month's Florida school massacre rallied in cities across the country on Saturday to demand tighter gun laws. As Syrian rebels quit Ghouta, Douma stands alone 2018-03-24T16:32:55.000000000-04:00 BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syrian rebels began pulling out of several towns in their former enclave of eastern Ghouta on Saturday, surrendering them to the government and leaving the besieged city of Douma as their last bastion there. France mourns 'hero' officer who took place of hostage in attack 2018-03-24T16:00:35.000000000-04:00 PARIS (Reuters) - France will pay a national tribute to a security officer who died from gunshot wounds after voluntarily taking the place of a female hostage during a supermarket siege by an Islamist militant, President Emmanuel Macron said on Saturday. Massive crowds rally across U.S. to urge tighter gun controls 2018-03-24T15:18:21.000000000-04:00 WASHINGTON/PARKLAND, Fla. (Reuters) - Hundreds of thousands of Americans galvanized by last month's Florida school massacre rallied on Saturday at nationwide March For Our Lives protests led by students demanding tighter gun laws. Hundreds of thousands set to march for tighter U.S. gun controls 2018-03-24T11:22:40.000000000-04:00 WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Hundreds of thousands of Americans are expected to rally nationwide on Saturday for tighter gun laws in "March For Our Lives" protests led by survivors of the Florida school massacre, which reiginited public anger over mass shootings.