The aftermath of the deadly wildfire in Portugal that killed 61

(PEDROGAO GRANDE, Portugal) -- Images are coming out of Portugal of the aftermath of a fire that scorched a forested area in the center of the country over the weekend, leaving at least 61 dead, according to a spokesperson at Portugal's interior mini... Read More

Explosion at Colombia shopping mall leaves 3 dead, 9 injured

(BOGOTA) -- An explosion at a Colombia shopping mall left three people dead and nine injured on Saturday, ABC News has confirmed.

Enrique Penalosa, the mayor of Bogota, Colombia, called the incident, which took place in the women's bathroo... Read More

Police say 58 missing, presumed dead in London high-rise fire

(LONDON) -- At least 58 people are missing and presumed dead from the massive fire that engulfed a residential high-rise building in London earlier this week, police said on Saturday.

This latest figure includes the 30 people already confi... Read More

Queen's birthday message: This year it's 'difficult to escape a very somber national mood'

(LONDON) -- Saturday marks Queen Elizabeth II's official birthday -- her actual 91st birthday was April 21 -- but the reigning monarch said it's difficult to be in a celebratory mood in light of recent terror attacks in London and Manchester.
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Prince George and Princess Charlotte steal the show - again- at Queen Elizabeth’s 91st birthday celebration

(LONDON) -- The British royal family celebrated Queen Elizabeth's 91st birthday at the annual Trooping the Colour ceremony in London on Saturday -- but all eyes were on the little Prince George and Princess Charlotte throughout the event.

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Trump 'canceling' Obama's Cuba policy but leaves much in place

(WASHINGTON) -- After nearly three years of warming relations between the United States and Cuba, President Donald Trump has announced that his administration will unravel many of his predecessor’s policies on the communist state.

Sp... Read More

Trump's changes to Cuba policy could make travel more difficult

(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump’s changes to U.S. policy on Cuba could have a chilling effect on some travel to the Caribbean nation, some experts say.

Americans can no longer travel to Cuba with a simple “honor pledge,&... Read More

Pentagon deciding whether to send more troops to Afghanistan

(WASHINGTON) -- U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis has not decided yet whether to fulfill a request by some of his military commanders to increase the number of American troops in Afghanistan.

"Secretary Mattis has made no decisions on a tr... Read More

Car crashes through restaurant window, hitting man while he eats

(VIRGIL, Ontario) -- Dramatic footage released from a restaurant in Ontario, Canada, shows a car crashing through a restaurant window and hitting a man as he was eating.

Phoenix, Arizona, resident Blair Robertson was eating with a friend a... Read More

ISIS leader Baghdadi may have been killed in strike: Russian military

(NEW YORK) -- Russia's military said on Friday that one of its airstrikes in Syria late last month may have killed the leader of ISIS.

The Russian Defense Ministry said in a statement it was "checking this through various channels" to dete... Read More

Death toll from London high-rise fire climbs to 30

(LONDON) -- The death toll from a fire that engulfed a residential high-rise building in London this week has climbed to 30 as rescue workers continue to search for survivors, police said, adding that the blaze did not appear to have been started del... Read More

Pentagon regains authority to set combat troop levels

(WASHINGTON) -- Defense Secretary Jim Mattis now has the authority to set U.S. troop levels in Afghanistan, Iraq and Syria.

Earlier this week, President Trump delegated that authority to Mattis, giving him an authority that had resided at ... Read More

Sixteen more indicted in Turkish embassy brawl

(WASHINGTON) -- Federal prosecutors have filed criminal charges against 16 people for allegedly assaulting protesters outside the Turkish ambassador’s residence when President Recep Tayyip Erdogan visited last month.

The incident was... Read More

Trump faces Russia dilemma as Senate overwhelmingly passes new sanctions

(WASHINGTON) -- The Senate overwhelmingly passed a bill to slap new sanctions on Russia and prevent the White House from making any changes without congressional review Thursday despite the reservations expressed by the Trump administration.
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