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Venezuelans protest President Maduro’s plan to rewrite constitution

Sat, 07/22/2017 - 16:11

National guard troops launched tear gas in at least one location in Caracas, blocking protesters with white gas and rows of officers on motorcycles.


Japan pledges to keep North Korea in check

Fri, 07/21/2017 - 13:06

While two Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force vessels carried out training exercises in Florida, the Japanese consul general re-affirmed Japan's military commitment to the United States as an ally, standing in solidarity against North Korea. (July 21)


'I've done a bad thing,' says British girl, 5, fined for selling lemonade

Fri, 07/21/2017 - 10:50

Andre Spicer's daughter was fined for not having a license to sell lemonade.


Mom claims American student held for ransom by Chinese police

Fri, 07/21/2017 - 10:07

A mother is pushing for her American son’s release from a Chinese prison, claiming police are demanding a $7,400 'ransom.' Nathan Rousseau Smith (@fantasticmrnate) has the details.


Earthquake hits Greek island and Turkish coast

Fri, 07/21/2017 - 09:51


U.S. to ban Americans from traveling to North Korea

Fri, 07/21/2017 - 09:19

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson imposes “geographic travel restriction” for North Korea, making it illegal to use U.S. passports to enter the nation.


Traces of poop bacteria found at these fast food chains

Fri, 07/21/2017 - 08:07

Calling all fast food chain lovers. If you are the kind of person who likes to super-size your meal, you might want to skip having a soda at these fast food chain restaurants. Susana Victoria Perez (@susana_vp) has more.


Poland steps away from democracy, EU in judiciary reforms

Fri, 07/21/2017 - 07:39

Poland was once the pinnacle of democracy in central Europe after the collapse of the Soviet Union.


Protesters, police clash amid Venezuela strike

Fri, 07/21/2017 - 06:17

Protesters clashed with police in Venezuela's capital as a national strike unfolded across the country. (July 20)


Israel limits Muslim access to Jerusalem holy site amid tensions

Fri, 07/21/2017 - 05:58

The dispute over the metal detectors has led to rising tensions between Israel and the Muslim world.


Raw: Massive earthquake strikes Greek island Kos

Fri, 07/21/2017 - 05:34

A powerful earthquake shook the Greek resort island of Kos early Friday morning, damaging older and historic buildings and the main port. Authorities say at least two people are dead, and dozens injured. (July 21)


Britain's skies run out of room for planes. TGIF

Fri, 07/21/2017 - 04:55

Friday will likely be the busiest day of the year for British airspace.


At least two dead after earthquake rocks Greek island, Turkish coast

Fri, 07/21/2017 - 03:17

The quake triggered a small tsunami.


At least 2 dead, over 100 injured after powerful quake hits Turkey, Greece

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 22:09

The quake damaged buildings, a port and killed at least two people, Greek authorities said.


Venezuela's 24-hour strike includes sporadic violence

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 18:52

Large parts of Venezuela's capital shut down to protest President Nicolás Maduro's plan to rewrite the constitution and gain more power.


Analysis: Trump's cutoff of aid to Syrian rebels marks victory for Assad, Russia and Iran

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 18:27

Ending the CIA program strengthens Syrian President Bashar Assad, and dashes US. goal of forcing him from power.


Israel, Palestinians dig in over metal detectors at Jerusalem shrine

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 13:47

Muslim clerics call for mass protests Friday at site of contested shrine.


Mosul: Corpses, booby traps and snipers are everywhere in devastated city

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 12:14

Much of the ancient Old City has been reduced to rubble and the challenge of reviving it is huge.


African robotics team disappears after U.S. competition

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 12:09

Two of Burundi teens who came to the USA for a robotics competition were seen crossing the border into Canada, police said