Pompeo casts doubt on Saudi prince's role in Khashoggi murder as CIA Director briefs House, Senate prepares to vote
(NEW YORK) -- Secretary of State Mike Pompeo again cast doubt on the reported CIA assessment that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman was involved in the brutal murder of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi, saying the U.S. was still "develo... Read More
(NEW YORK) -- The U.S. was alone at the United Nations Security Council in blasting the Iran nuclear deal Wednesday, as the U.N., European Union, and several European allies praised the agreement for preventing Iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon an... Read More
(STRASBOURG, France) -- A major manhunt is underway in France for a suspect who opened fire in a Christmas market in Strasbourg on Tuesday night, killing two people and injuring 14 others in what authorities are investigating as a terrorist attack.
DOJ 'not a tool of trade' in Chinese exec dispute, official vows, after Trump suggests he might intervene
(WASHINGTON) -- As critics blast President Donald Trump for suggesting he might “intervene” in the Justice Department’s pending prosecution of a prominent Chinese executive so his administration can resolve a growing trade dispute w... Read More
(WASHINGTON) -- The Marine Corps has identified the five Marines killed aboard a KC-130 refueling tanker when it collided with a F/A-18 fighter jet off the coast of Japan last week.
They were identified as Lt. Col. Kevin R. Herrmann, 38, of Ne... Read More
(LONDON) -- The Church of England has issued new guidance saying that it "welcomes and encourages the unconditional affirmation of trans people" and offers clergy ways to help them celebrate the sacrament of baptism in a meaningful, inclusive way.
(MOSCOW) -- Russia on Tuesday buried the legendary human rights activist, Lyudmila Alexeyeva, whose fearless efforts to force the Soviet Union and later Russia's government to observe its citizens’ rights made her a national celebrity.
(LONDON) -- A man was arrested by British armed police on Tuesday for entering the grounds of the British Houses of Parliament.
Police have yet to rule out whether the incident is terror-related.
“A man was detained and ar... Read More
(WASHINGTON) -- The five Marines missing off the coast of Japan for nearly a week following an aviation mishap have been declared dead by the U.S. Marine Corps.
The Marines were aboard a KC-130 refueling aircraft that may have been attempt... Read More
(CARACAS, Venezuela) -- Two Russian bombers landed in Caracas, Venezuela Monday amidst an economic crisis there that has left three million refugees in its wake and caused shortages of food and medical supplies.
The Russian Ministry of Def... Read More
(LONDON) -- A glowing, pregnant Meghan Markle made a surprise appearance Monday night at the British Fashion Awards to honor the designer of her wedding gown during the British fashion industry's big night.
The Duchess of Sussex presented ... Read More
(ATHELSTONE, Australia) -- A 102-year-old Australian woman has become the oldest skydiver in the world while also raising awareness for the disease that killed her daughter.
Athelstone, Australia, resident Irene O'Shea celebrated her 100th... Read More
(MOSCOW) -- Lyudmila Alexeyeva, the doyenne of Russia's human rights movement and one of the country's most revered activists, has died.
Alexeyeva, who for decades exposed oppression under the Soviet Union and then post-Communist Russia, w... Read More