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Turks push to turn iconic Hagia Sophia back into a mosque

2 hours 7 min ago

The 1,500-year-old structure, now a museum, has symbolized Turkey's secular society.


Bus collision kills 13 in Argentina

2 hours 19 min ago

Thirteen people are killed and 34 injured when two buses collided head-on in eastern Argentina, the emergency services says. Video provided by AFP


Britain's Parliament building needs a renovation — but at what cost?

2 hours 27 min ago

U.K. lawmakers need to decide when and how their deteriorating Parliament building will be repaired. The project will cost billions and take years. Video provided by Newsy


Official: Suspect paid $90 to attack Kim Jong Nam

6 hours 38 min ago

Malaysian police say Siti Aisyah, 25, knew what she was doing.


Wisconsin sheriff: Feds should bring charges against local officials in sanctuary cities

Fri, 02/24/2017 - 19:37

'You charge one mayor, one governor, one council president that adopts these laws, this stuff is going to end right away,' Milwaukee County Sheriff David A. Clarke Jr. told Conservative Political Action Conference attendees.


Feds won't say where 55 Miss. migrants have been taken

Fri, 02/24/2017 - 18:20

Raids of 8 restaurants were part of what the agency called a yearlong criminal investigation, but ICE agents aren't saying what charges the detainees face.


Paris mayor strikes back at Trump for insulting city

Fri, 02/24/2017 - 14:36

The mayor of Paris has a message for President Trump: Don't insult the City of Light.


Report: German spy agency targets reporters' phones

Fri, 02/24/2017 - 13:50

The German weekly Der Spiegel reports that the country's spy agency had at least 50 numbers and email addresses of journalists among its surveillance targets.


VX nerve agent used on Kim Jong Nam: Just 10 milligrams on the skin can kill

Fri, 02/24/2017 - 13:09

Here is what you need to know about the highly toxic chemical.


Turtles killed as drought causes Brazil lake to dry up

Fri, 02/24/2017 - 12:54

Brazil's oldest artificial lake has dried up to become a cemetery for turtles, symbol of the ecological disaster hitting the country's northeast in its worst drought in a century. Video provided by AFP


Traces of 'most toxic weapon ever' found on Kim Jong Nam's body

Fri, 02/24/2017 - 11:57

The half-brother of North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un was assassinated using the deadliest nerve agent known to man; VX. VX is a chemical so potent that the United Nations classes it as a weapon of mass destruction.


Second car bomb detonates in Al-Bab, kills eight

Fri, 02/24/2017 - 11:21

A second car bomb has gone off five miles north of Syria, killing at least eight people.


Trump's quick deportation plan may be illegal, past immigration chiefs say

Fri, 02/24/2017 - 11:20

Trump wants to vastly expanded use of "expedited removals" that bypass courts.


Iraqi troops battle booby-trapped drones as they enter western Mosul

Fri, 02/24/2017 - 09:58

Islamic militants put up fierce resistance in crowded neighborhoods.


Virgin saint's secret: Craziest crimes of the week

Fri, 02/24/2017 - 07:02

This week installment also includes two crimes allegedly involving 20-something women and vehicles.


Top Philippine drug war critic arrested, but defiant

Fri, 02/24/2017 - 06:26

The highest-profile critic of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's brutal drug war is arrested on charges supporters say are meant to silence her, but she vows to keep campaigning against killings and "repression". Video provided by AFP


Raw: Russian cargo ship reaches space station

Fri, 02/24/2017 - 06:20

The Progress 66 Russian cargo spacecraft docked with the International Space Station early Friday morning. It's the second cargo spacecraft to dock with the space station in about 24 hours. (Feb. 24)


Britain's Conservative Party wipes out 80 years of opposition history

Fri, 02/24/2017 - 06:01

The Conservative Party’s Trudy Harrison, who won the seat in Copeland, said the event was "truly historic."


South Africa urges restraint amid anti-foreigner protests

Fri, 02/24/2017 - 04:52

In 2015, anti-immigrant riots in and around the city of Durban killed at least six people.


Car bombing near Syria town captured from ISIS kills 35 people

Fri, 02/24/2017 - 04:23

The explosion on Friday killed civilians and Syrian opposition fighters.