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Russian Army Helicopter Rocket Accidentally Hits Bystanders

A Russian army helicopter this week accidentally fired a rocket at bystanders who were watching the largest military exercises the country has undertaken since the end of the Cold War. The incident occurred during a drill Sunday or Monday; the Russian go...


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7.1 Magnitude Earthquake Jills at Least 44 in Mexico

A 7.1 magnitude earthquake struck near Mexico City Tuesday afternoon, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said, killing at least 44 people and leaving multiple people reportedly trapped in collapsed buildings. Mexico State Gov. Alfredo del Mazo said the qu...


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Hurricane Maria Batters Dominica as a Category 5 Storm

Hurricane Maria intensified into a dangerous Category 5 storm and pounded the small island of Dominica as it surged into the eastern Caribbean on Monday night, and forecasters warned it might become even stronger. The storm was following a path that could take it on Tuesday near many of t...


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Tillerson Weighs Closing US Embassy in Cuba Over Diplomats' Mystery Illnesses

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Sunday that the Trump administration is considering whether to close the U.S. Embassy in Havana following a string of unexplained incidents that have damaged the health of American diplomats. “We have it under evaluation,” Tillerson tol...


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4 Boston College Students Attacked with Acid in France

Four American tourists were hospitalized after a woman attacked them with acid in Marseille’s main train station in France on Sunday, the city's prosecutor's office said.  The four American women, said to be in their 20s and identified as Boston College...


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Terrorism Strikes London Again With Bucket Bomb on Subway

A homemade bomb exploded at a packed London subway station during Friday morning rush hour, injuring at least 22 people. Police called it a "terrorist incident." The attack on the District Line train at Parsons Green station was the fifth terrorist atta...


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North Korea Fires 2nd Missile Over Japan in a Month

North Korea launched another missile Friday, the rogue nation's first missile launch since its massive nuclear test more than a week ago, prompting U.S. officials to issue a sharp round of condemnation. The missile was launched eastward early Friday fro...


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US Pulls Back From Watching ISIS Convoy at Request of Russians

The U.S. military on Friday pulled back surveillance aircraft that had been watching an 11-bus ISIS convoy filled with hundreds of militants and their family members -- at the request of the Russian government. The ISIS convoy was given safe passage ove...


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Merkel Hit with Tomato During Campaign Rally in Germany

An investigation is underway in Germany this week after anti-immigration protesters hurled tomatoes at German Chancellor Angela Merkel during a campaign event in southern Germany. Police said at least two tomatoes were thrown at Merkel during her speech...


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Haley Says North Korea is 'Begging for War'

U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley on Monday asked the body’s Security Council to impose the strongest possible sanctions against North Korea in response to the rogue nation’s most recent nuclear test, saying “the time for half measures … is over.” ...


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North Korea Claims to Have Hydrogen Bomb for Long-Range Missile

North Korea claimed Sunday that it had developed a hydrogen bomb to use with a long-range intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM). Th...


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North Korea May Have Launched Ballistic Missile From Airport

The midrange ballistic missile that was fired over Japan by North Korea was done so under what appear to be new methods by the Hermit Kingdom. Tuesday’s launch was the first-ever reported from Sunan, which is hom...


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South Korea Tests Bombs in Response to North Korea Missile Launch

South Korea's air force effectively fired back at North Korea's missile launch over Japan by conducting a live-fire drill involving powerful bombs, officials said early Tuesday. Four F-15 fighters dropped eight MK-84 bombs that accurately hit targets at...


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Gender 'X': Canada Introduces Gender-neutral Passports

Canada will begin offering a third gender option on the country’s passports and immigration documents at the end of this month. Ahmed Hussen, Canada’s immigration minister, announced that the new ...


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Iraqi Forces Retake Another ISIS Stronghold

BAGHDAD/ERBIL — Iraqi forces have retaken almost all of Tal Afar, ISIS' stronghold in the country's northwest, the Iraqi military said on Sunday. After just eight days of fighting, all 29 neighborhoods in Tal Afar city had been taken back from the militant group, the military said in a st...


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'Antifa' Website Linked to G20 Violence Banned in Germany

German authorities have banned the most influential internet website of Antifa – the country's militant left -- in the wake of violence that occured last month outside the G20 summit in Hamburg. In an unprecedented move against violent left-wing extremi...


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North Korea Sanctions are Finally Getting Serious

The Treasury Department sanctioned 10 firms and six individuals this week for facilitating North Korea’s proliferation activities, illicit financial transactions, and sanctions e...


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Military Corrects Report, North Korea Missile Tests Didn't Fail

North Korea fired three short-range missiles on Saturday -- all successful -- despite earlier reports suggesting failure, according to the U.S. military. Seoul's Joint Chiefs of Staff said the projectiles fired from the North's eastern coast flew about ...


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North Korea Short-Range Missiles Failed After Launch

North Korea fired three short-range missiles, but two of them "failed in flight" while the third blew up shortly after launching, the U.S. military said Friday.  Seoul's Joint Chiefs of Staff said that the projectiles fired from the North's eastern coas...


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Russian Ambassador to Sudan Reportedly Found Dead in Swimming Pool

The Russian ambassador to Sudan was reportedly found dead in his swimming pool Wednesday, becoming Russia's fourth envoy to die in the last eight months while overseas. The New York Times ...


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Terrorism in Barcelona: Driver On The Loose After Van Rams Into Crowd in Packed Plaza, Killing 13

Police are on the hunt for the driver of the van that rammed through a crowded tourist area in Barcelona Thursday, killing 13 people and wounding more than 100 others in what investigators called an act of terror. At least two people have been arrested ...


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Palin Rips Iceland's Down Syndrome Abortion Policy

Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin (R) criticized a CBS News report revealing Iceland's practice of aborting babies suspected to have Down Syndrome. Palin, whose son Trig was born with Down Syndrome in 2008, said...


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North Korea is Executing, Torturing and Enslaving Those Who Practice Religion

The North Korean regime has continued to position itself as the one of the world’s worst persecutors of the religious, torturing and killing people who practice their faith, according to a new State Department report ...


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Sinking of Homemade Sub Carrying Kim Wall a Deliberate Act

The sinking of an amateur submarine was a “deliberate act,” Danish investigators said, as officials on Monday continued searching for the body of a Swedish journalist believed to have been aboard the doomed craft. Peter Madsen, 46, was the lone survivor after his 40-ton ...


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Pentagon Cites Artillery 'Mishap' in 2 US Deaths in Iraq

A Pentagon spokesman says the two U.S. soldiers killed Sunday in Iraq were casualties of a U.S. artillery "mishap." The soldiers have been identified as 22-year-old Sgt. Allen L. Stigler Jr. of Arlington, Texas, and 30-year-old Sgt. Roshain E. Brooks of...


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China Pledges Neutrality - Unless US Strikes North Korea First

China’s government says it would remain neutral if North Korea attacks the United States, but warned it would defend its Asian neighbor if the U.S. strikes first and tries to overthrow Kim Jong Un’s regime, Chinese state media said Friday. “If the U.S. ...


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Japan Says it Can Shoot Down Any N. Korean Missiles Heading for Guam

In the event of a North Korean nuclear attack on Guam, Japan’s new defense minister said Thursday that his country’s military could shoot down the missiles before they reach the U.S. territory. ...


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Suspected Paris Vehicle Attack Driver Arrested

The suspected driver who rammed a vehicle into a crowd of soldiers, injuring six of them, in a Paris suburb was arrested Wednesday after he was wounded during a brief standoff with police, French officials said. The driver of a BMW was wounded in a gunfight on a highway ...


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North Korea Now Making Missile-Ready Nuclear Weapons

North Korea has successfully produced a miniaturized nuclear warhead that can fit inside its missiles, crossing a key threshold on the path to becoming a full-fledged nuclear power, U.S. intelligence officials have concluded in a confidential assessment. The new analysis completed last mo...


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US Spy Satellites Detect North Korea Moving Anti-Ship Cruise Missiles to Patrol Boat

U.S. spy agencies detected the rogue communist regime loading two anti-ship cruise missiles on a patrol boat on the country’s east coast just days ago. It's the first time these missiles have been deployed on this type of platform since 2014. It also points to more evide...


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US Navy Sailor Missing From Warship in South China Sea

A sailor on board a U.S. Navy destroyer in the South China Sea has disappeared, officials told Fox News Tuesday.  The sailor was reported missing from the USS Stethem approximately 140 miles west of Subic Bay in the Philippines. An official said the mis...


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One Killed, Several Hurt After Iraqi Gunman Opens Fire In German Nightclub

One person has been killed and three others injured in a shooting at a nightclub in southern Germany. Witnesses told German news agency dpa that the attacker had a machine gun and shot at the crowd inside the building indiscriminately, local media reported. Terrified revelers fled the mus...


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North Korea Says Mainland US Now Within Ballistic Missile Range

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said that the country’s second flight test of an intercontinental ballistic missile shows that the country is capable of hitting the mainland U.S. The communist leader said he reacted to the launch with “great satisfactio...


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Charlie Gard Dies in Hospice

Charlie Gard, the critically ill British baby whose parents fought a highly publicized court battle to treat him with an experimental approach in the U.S., died on Friday in a hospice, his parent said. Gard, who ...


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North Korea and Iran Both Launch Missiles and Flout Sanctions

The two remaining members of the "Axis of Evil" launched rockets on back-to-back days, with Iran and North Korea blatantly flouting international resolve as each took significant steps toward developing their own nuclear-tipped intercontinental ballistic missiles. ...


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30+ Dead After Attempted Rescue of Abducted Oil Team in Northeast Nigeria

At least 30 people including civilians and members of the military have died after an attempted rescue of an oil exploration team kidnapped by suspected Boko Haram militants in northeast Nigeria, officials told Reuters on Thursday. The team searching for oil in Nigeria's conflict-ridden n...


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Yazidi Girl Who Escaped ISIS Said She Was Raped Every Day

A Yazidi girl who escaped after she was captured by ISIS jihadists said she was raped every day and attempted to kill herself. The woman, who only identified herself as "Ekhlas," told The ...


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ISIS Struggles to Defend Its Capital in Syria

The Islamic State is struggling to mount an effective defense of the Syrian city of Raqqa, the terror group's headquarters, where local forces are making rapid headway in ousting the militants, the U.S. military said.   The U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) say they have captured...


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Taliban Attack Kills At Least 26 Afghan Soldiers

An Afghan official says 26 soldiers have been killed in a blistering Taliban assault on an Afghan National Security base in southern Kandahar province. Mohammad Radmanish, defense ministry's deputy spokesman, said Wednesday the Taliban assault overnight...


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A Young Palestinian Vowed to Die a Martyr, Stabbs 3 Members of an Israeli Family to Death

Just a few hours before he walked to the Jewish settlement, before he climbed over the security fence and knocked politely on the front door of the Salomon family home, Omar al-Abed posted his last will and testament on his Facebook page. “All I have is a sharpened knife,” he wrote last w...


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Shocking Video Shows U.S. Soldiers Gunned Down at Jordan Military Base

Newly released video shows how three American soldiers were gunned down by a Jordanian soldier outside the al-Jafr air base in 2016. Jordan’s military has ...


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Hunter Commits Suicide After Animal Activists Cyberbullied Her

A popular Spanish hunter took her life after receiving threats on social media from animal rights activists, according to reports. Melania Capitan, 27, was found dead Wednesday from an apparent suicide at her apartment in Huesca, Spain, according to ...


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Charlie Gard's Parents Drop Legal Fight, Agree to Let Him Die

The parents of Charlie Gard, whose battle to get their critically ill baby experimental treatment stirred international sympathy and controversy, dropped their legal effort Monday, saying tearfully that it was time to let their son die.At an emotional court hearing, a lawyer for the baby'...


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Indian Girl, 10, Who Was Raped Pleads For Right to Abortion

A 10-year-old girl who says she was raped and impregnated by her uncle is trying to win permission from India's Supreme Court to abort the child, with the girl's parents claiming her body isn't developed enough to carry the baby. ...


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Charlie Gard Hospital Says Staff Have Received Death Threats Over Infant's Case

The London hospital treating terminally ill baby Charlie Gard said Saturday that its staffers have received death threats amid an ongoing court case to determine whether the boy should receive experimental treatment in the U.S. ...


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ISIS Broken, But Leader Slipped Away Due to New York Times Leak

ISIS in Iraq and Syria has been “dismantled,” with tens of thousands of its jihadist fighters dead, but a promising lead on its leader “went dead” after a media leak, according to a key U.S. military official. “We have absolutely dismantled his network,...


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US Robotics Competition or Refugee Asylum Program?

As an international robotics competition in the U.S. capital was wrapping up, the chaperone of the Burundi team was confronting his worst nightmare: He couldn't find his kids. He looked in the college dorms where the six teens — ages 16 to 18 — had been staying. Their bags were packed and...


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Canadian Hero Builds Park Stairs For 1/118 Government Cost

A Canadian man built steps for his community park, but the City of Toronto is angry that he went ahead and did so even though city officials were planning to set aside $65,000 to complete the project. Adi Astl, of Toronto, is a retired mechanic who decided to build the stairs at Tom Riley Park, i...


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Saudis Release Woman Arrested After Viral Miniskirt Video

Saudi Arabia announced on Wednesday that a woman who was detained after wearing a miniskirt in a video that went viral has been released without charge. The decision not to press charges was a rare win for supporters of women's rights in Saudi Arabia, who criticized the public outcry agai...


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