• President Donald Trump  on July 19, 2017 in Washington, DC.  (Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

    Trump Shuts Down Secret Obama-Era Program That Sent Weapons to Syrian Rebels

    In a major shift of priorities in Syria, President Donald Trump ended a covert Obama-era program that sent arms to rebels fighting the Syrian government,... Read more

  • Mark Cropp, showing his facial tatoo on Facebook on July 12. (Facebook)

    Man With ‘DEVAST8’ Tattoo on Face Accepts Job Offer

    A New Zealand man with a tattoo that reads, “DEVAST8,” has accepted a job offer, according to reports. Mark Cropp, 19, wrote on Facebook last... Read more

  • Fighters from the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) sit atop an armoured personnel carrier on the outskirts of the town of al-Shadadi in the northeastern Syrian province of Hasakeh, on February 19, 2016. (DELIL SOULEIMAN/AFP/Getty Images)

    Turkey’s Leaks of US Military Posts in Syria Puts Lives at Risk, Pentagon Says

    Sensitive U.S. military data was leaked on Wednesday by Turkish state-run media which drew a swift response from the Pentagon. Turkey’s government leaked 10 secret U.S... Read more

  • Cecil the lion at Hwange National Park in 2010. (Creative Commons)

    Cecil the Lion’s Son, Xanda, Killed by Hunter: Report

    Two years ago, there was a public uproar over the shooting and killing of Cecil the Lion—a well-known male Southwest African lion that was a... Read more

  • President Donald Trump speaks while flanked by US Vice President Mike Pence during the first meeting of the Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building, on July 19, 2017 in Washington, DC.  (Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

    Trump Blasts Reports of Second ‘Undisclosed’ Meeting With Putin

    President Donald Trump criticized media outlets late on Tuesday for reports that he had a “second” and “secret” meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin at... Read more

  • Mark Cropp, showing his facial tatoo on Facebook on July 12. (Facebook)

    Man With ‘DEVAST8’ Tattoo Gets Part of It Removed for Free

    A New Zealand man who has a “DEVAST8” tattoo across the lower half of his face got it removed for free—after his story was read... Read more

  • Jon Huntsman speaks on stage during the 2015 Concordia Summit at Grand Hyatt New York on October 2, 2015 in New York City.  (Photo by Leigh Vogel/Getty Images for Concordia Summit)

    Trump to Nominate Jon Huntsman for Ambassador to Russia

    President Donald Trump announced on Tuesday the nomination of Jon Huntsman for ambassador to Russia. Huntsman previously served as ambassador to China during the Obama... Read more

  • This picture taken and released on July 4, 2017 by North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) shows North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un (R) reacting after the test-fire of the intercontinental ballistic missile Hwasong-14 at an undisclosed location.
North Korea declared on July 4 it had successfully tested its first intercontinental ballistic missile -- a watershed moment in its push to develop a nuclear weapon capable of hitting the mainland United States. (STR/AFP/Getty Images)

    North Korea Has Missiles That Can Reach US, Says General

    A top U.S. military officer told Congress on Tuesday that North Korea has missiles that can reach the United States, though the communist regime still lacks... Read more

  • File photo: Miguel Blesa, former chairman of savings bank Caja Madrid, leaves the High Court in Madrid, Spain March 3, 2014. (Reuters/Sergio Perez/File photo)

    Spanish Banker Miguel Blesa Found Dead on Country Estate

    MADRID—A Spanish banker whose brushes with the law and extravagant hunting trips came to symbolize the excesses of the country’s economic boom has been found... Read more

  • A couple walks in Playa del Carmen beach, Quintana Roo State, mexico on October 25, 2011. 
(Schemidt/AFP/Getty Images)

    American Family Seeks Answers on Daughter’s Death in Mexico Resort

    A family from Wisconsin is still seeking answers for the mysterious death of their daughter, a college student who died earlier this year at a luxury... Read more

  • The mummy of Buddhist Master Liuquan, shown inside a Buddha statue via CT scans. (M. Elsevier Stokmans, Courtesy of Drents Museum)

    Villagers Take Collector to Court Over ‘Mummified’ Buddha Statue

    A mummified monk inside a golden Buddha statue is at the center of an international dispute—over who owns it. Inside the gold figure is the... Read more

  • Test-firing of a medium-range surface to surface missile, named Sejil-2, at an undisclosed location in Iran. (STR/FARS NEWS/AFP/Getty Images)

    US Targets Iran With New Sanctions Over Missile Program

    WASHINGTON—The United States on Tuesday unveiled new economic sanctions against Iran over its ballistic missile program and for contributing to regional tensions and said it... Read more

  • Saudi state TV later reported that a woman had been arrested by authorities for dressing 'indecently'. (Twitter video screenshots)

    Saudi Woman Who Wore Skirt Is Arrested After Video Posted Online

    A Saudi woman was arrested after she was filmed walking in the desert Kingdom wearing a mini-skirt. The woman—a model named “Khulood”—shared a video on... Read more

  • Nassau Hall, Princeton University. (Pixabay)

    US Student Imprisoned in Iran Is Scholar, Not Spy: Colleagues

    PRINCETON, N.J.—By the time Princeton University graduate student Xiyue Wang arrived in Iran to conduct research for his doctorate in history, he had already spent... Read more

  • Freddy Guevara (C), first Vice-President of the National Assembly and lawmaker of the Venezuelan coalition of opposition parties (MUD), talks to the media during a news conference in Caracas, Venezuela July 17, 2017. (Reuters/Carlos Garcia Rawlins)

    Venezuela Opposition Turns Heat up on Maduro With Strike Call

    CARACAS—Venezuela’s opposition called on Monday for a national shutdown against President Nicolas Maduro in a major escalation of protests against a socialist government it accuses... Read more

  • File photo: Iran's national flags are seen on a square in Tehran February 10, 2012. (REUTERS/Morteza Nikoubazl)

    Iran Sentences Chinese-American Citizen to 10 Years for Spying Charges

    Relations may get even worse between Iran and America.   On July 16 Iran officials announced they had sentenced a Chinese-born American citizen to 10... Read more

  • The parents of critically ill baby Charlie Gard, Connie Yates and Chris Gard arrive at the High Court in London, Britain July 13, 2017. (REUTERS/Peter Nicholls)

    US Doctor Arrives in UK to Examine Charlie Gard

    An American doctor will examine Charlie Gard, the British 11-month-old boy diagnosed with a rare illness that currently has no cure, in London, it has... Read more

  • Brothers Wanqing Huang and Xiong Huang with their family in China. (Courtesy of Xiong Huang)

    Man Searches for Dead Brother’s Body at Controversial Exhibition

    Every time Huang Wanqing walks past a promotion of “Body the Exhibition”, he may wonder if it’s the mutilated body of his brother staring at... Read more

  • A relative of an Australian victim of Malaysia Airlines jet MH17 touches a memorial that was unveiled outside Parliament House in Canberra, Australia, July 17, 2015.   (Reuters/David Gray/File photo)

    Australia Says MH17 Perpetrators May Be Tried in Absentia

    SYDNEY—The perpetrators who brought down Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 in July 2014, killing all 298 aboard, may be tried in absentia, Australian Foreign Minister Julie... Read more

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    Video Shows Emirates Air Stewardess Pouring Champagne Back Into Bottle in First Class

    An Emirates Air passenger inadvertently recorded a stewardess pouring Champagne back into a bottle on a flight bound for Dubai. Russian passenger Yevgeny Kayumov filmed... Read more

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