Like many young punks, Gerson Govea saw himself as a misfit. He is considered the last of the most hardcore members of the "frikis," or "freaks," as Cuba's unique breed of hippy-punk dropouts is known. They usually infect themselves with AIDS in order to get into the relative safety and comfort of a state AIDS clinic.
In Manchester, numerous fundraising initiatives have sprung up since a blast killed at least 22 people during a concert by US singer Ariana Grande. US teen pop idol Ariana Grande, whose show was targeted by suicide bomber Salman Abedi, also plans to hold a charity concert in Manchester.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has supervised the test of a new anti-aircraft weapon system and ordered its mass production and deployment throughout the country, after weeks of defiant ballistic missile tests.
The voice is that of a soft-spoken 28-year-old, but the message is vintage Osama bin Laden, giving orders to kill. When the audio recording began turning up on jihadist websites two weeks ago, it was as if the dead terrorist was channeling himself through his favorite son.
An American Airlines passenger is in federal lockup in North Carolina, accused of attacking a flight attendant and leaping from the jet as it prepared to take off from Charlotte Douglas International Airport on Thursday.
President Donald Trump failed to commit to remaining within the Paris climate agreement during a two-day meeting with world leaders that ended here Saturday, but he tweeted that he was still considering it and would announce a final decision "next week."
The mother of Travis Kalanick, founder of Uber, was killed in a boating accident and his father was seriously hurt. An initial investigation showed that Bonnie Kalanick, 71, died after the boat she was in struck a rock, in California.
The Libyan jihadist group Ansar al-Sharia, which is linked to Al-Qaeda and deemed a terrorist organisation by the UN and the United States, announced its "dissolution" in a communique published online on Saturday.
Two men were stabbed to death Friday on a light-rail train in Portland, Oregon, after they tried to intervene when another passenger began "ranting and raving" and shouting anti-Muslim hate speech at two young women, police said.