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US Tells Citizens in Zimbabwe to Shelter in Place as Troops Seen in Capital

The U.S. Embassy in Zimbabwe urged American citizens to "shelter in place" early Wednesday as troops were seen in the streets of the capital amid rising political turmoil surrounding the country's 93-year-old president, Robert Mugabe. The message from t...


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North Korea's 'Hotel of Doom' Shows Signs of Activity

Recent satellite images suggest that construction has restart...


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US Military Drone Strike Likely Killed Punk Rocker Turned ISIS Recruiter

Sally “White Widow” Jones – one of the most notorious Islamic terrorists born in Britain – has been killed in a U.S. strike in Syria, U.S. authorities told their British counterparts. Jones, 50, a mother of two, who used to be a punk rock artist but lat...


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Canadian Pastor, Wife Face Series of Sexual Assault Charges

A Canadian pastor and his wife are facing more than two dozen charges Wednesday after being accused of sexual assault. The pastor, 34-year-old Samuel Emerson, and his wife, Madelaine Emerson, 37, allegedly assaulted people from 2015 until 2017, ...


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A North Korean Ship was Seized Off Egypt with a Huge Cache of Weapons

Last August, a secret message was passed from Washington to Cairo warning about a mysterious vessel steaming toward the Suez Canal. The bulk freighter named Jie Shun was flying Cambodian colors but had sailed from North Korea, the warning said, with a North Korean crew and an unknown car...


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Canadian Terror Attacks: Sources Identify 30-Year-Old Refugee Abdulahi Sharif as Suspect in Vehicle Attacks

Thirty-year-old Abdulahi Sharif of Edmonton is the man being held in connection with Saturday night’s vehicle attacks in Alberta’s capital, multiple sources told Global News. At a news conference on Sunday afternoon, police did not confirm the identity of the suspect however, they did pro...


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Trial Begins For Suspect in Benghazi Attack

Prosecutors and defense lawyers gave starkly different portrayals on Monday of Ahmed Abu Khattala, the alleged mastermind of the 2012 attacks on U.S. outposts in Benghazi, Libya, that killed ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans. A government lawyer said that whe...


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French Terror Attack Suspect Released from Custody Day Before Assault

A man who fatally stabbed two young female cousins Sunday while reportedly shouting "Allahu Akbar" outside Marseille's train station had been detained for shoplifting and released the day before the attack, French authorities said. The man also had seve...


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ISIS Claims Responsibility for Marseille Train Station Attack; 2 Women Killed

The Islamic State terror network claimed Sunday it was behind a knife attack that ended with two women dead at the Marseille train station in southern France. The claim was carried in a statement Sunday night by the ISIS-affiliated Amaq news agency. It ...


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Vanuatu Volcano Erupts

A flotilla of boats was headed to the Pacific island of Ambae, Vanuatu, on Sunday as efforts got underway to evacuate all 11,000 residents because of an erupting volcano. Globs of lava were seen flying as far as 300 feet every few seconds, vulcanologist...


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Austria's 'Burqa Ban' Law Comes into Force

A law known as the "Burqa Ban" took effect Sunday in Austria, the latest European country to wrestle over national security and its effect on the freedoms of Muslim women. The rule forbids any type of full-face covering -- niqabs and burqas among them. ...


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Spain Riot Police Smash Way Into Catalan Voting Center, More Than 800 Injured

Catalonia’s defiant bid to hold a referendum on independence from Spain degenerated into ugly scenes of mayhem on Sunday, with more than 800 people injured as riot police attacked peaceful protesters and unarmed civilians gathered to cast their ballots in a vote the government h...


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Suspect in Canada Terror Attack is Somali Refugee

The suspect accused of stabbing a police officer before crashing a speeding U-Haul van into a crowd of people in Edmonton, Canada, had come to the country from Somalia trying to claim refugee status, police revealed. Officers took the 30-year-old suspec...


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Clashes at Swedish Neo-Nazi Rally

A rally of neo-Nazis in Sweden has ended in clashes with both anti-fascist counter-demonstrators and police. The Nordic Resistance Movement (NMR) group had planned a march through the city of Gothenburg on Saturday. Scuffles broke out between police and the shield-carrying NMR gro...


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Trump Administration Shuts Down Central American Minor Protection Program

The Trump administration on Wednesday shut down yet another Obama-era program — this one created to give Central American minors fleeing poverty and gang violence in their homeland temporary legal status in the United States. The “CAM parole” program wa...


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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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US to Conduct Flight Test of Ballistic Missile Defense System

Amid heightened tensions with North Korea, the U.S. will conduct a flight test of the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD), an element of the nation’s ballistic missile defense system, Fox News has learned. The test, which will be conducted by the Missile Defense Agency (...


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North Korean Official Says President Trump's Comments Amount to a U.S. "Declaration of War"

A North Korean official said President Trump's comments last week to the United Nations General Assembly amounted to a U.S. "declaration of war" against the Hermit Kingdom -- the latest rhetoric in a war of words that comes a day after a propaganda video from Pyongyang featured ...


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Taliban Shells Kabul Airport After Mattis Arrival

Forty to 45 rockets and rocket-propelled grenades landed near a passenger terminal at Kabul's international airport Wednesday less than two hours after U.S. Defense Secratry James Mattis arrived there. Mattis had already left the airport aboard helicopt...


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'A Feeble No May Mean Yes': Indian Court Overturns Rape Conviction

An Indian court has overturned a rape conviction against a film director, ruling that a “feeble no” can signal consent, especially in cases where the alleged victim is well-educated. Women’s rights activists said the decision “muddies the water” around consent in a country struggling to c...


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Fire at Ukraine Ammunition Depot Prompts Mass Evacuation

A huge fire at an ammunition depot in central Ukraine has set off a series of explosions and prompted an evacuation of thousands of people, officials said Wednesday. The prime minister hinted it was possible sabotage by Ukraine's enemies. Authorities evacuated 30,000 people from the town...


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Venezuela Prepares for War With U.S.

Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro called on his nation's military leaders Tuesday to prepare for war against the U.S. days after the Trump administration banned ...


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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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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 q...


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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 g...


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US-Born Journalist and Syrian Activist Mother Found Dead in Turkey

A Syrian activist and her U.S.-born journalist daughter have been killed in their home in Istanbul, relatives and Turkish media said Friday — the latest victims of attacks targeting Syrian activists in Turkey. The bodies of 60-year-old Orouba Barakat, f...


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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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'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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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