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Van Plows Into Crowd Near London Mosque in Suspected Terror Attack

Mon, 06/19/2017 - 11:04
A driver rammed a van into a crowd of Muslim worshipers leaving prayers at a north London mosque early Monday, in what police called a terrorist attack.

Greece Vetoes EU Condemnation of China Human-Rights Record

Mon, 06/19/2017 - 09:16
Greece has blocked a European Union statement slamming Beijing’s human-rights record at a U.N. body, sparking criticism from rights groups.

Macron Deals a Crippling Blow to France's Establishment

Mon, 06/19/2017 - 07:41
The resounding victory of President Emmanuel Macron’s fledgling political force in parliamentary elections crushed the traditional parties that have governed France since the end of World War II.

Vehicle Hits Pedestrians in London; One Person Arrested

Mon, 06/19/2017 - 04:48
The vehicle caused a number of casualties in what police called a major incident. Witnesses said three people exited a van after it hit the crowd.

Jared Kushner to Travel to Middle East in Effort to Advance U.S. Peace Efforts

Mon, 06/19/2017 - 04:26
President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and senior White House adviser, Jared Kushner, plans to travel to the Middle East this week to try to advance U.S. efforts to reach an Israeli-Palestinian peace deal, a White House official said Sunday.

Hair-Raising Idea: A Beard Business Sprouts in Indonesia

Mon, 06/19/2017 - 01:17
For those seeking more facial hair, entrepreneur touts the use of a balding treatment; meeting ‘Beard Bros.’

Mali Resort Popular With Foreigners Is Attacked

Sun, 06/18/2017 - 22:36
Suspected jihadists attacked a hotel resort in Mali’s capital and took hostages. At least two people were killed in the attack.

U.S.-led Coalition Says It Shot Down Syrian Aircraft

Sun, 06/18/2017 - 22:35
The U.S.-led coalition said it had, for the first time, downed a Syrian plane after the plane attacked U.S.-backed forces fighting Islamic State in northern Syria.

Macron Set for Convincing Win in Parliamentary Vote

Sun, 06/18/2017 - 21:52
French President Emmanuel Macron was set to win a commanding majority in parliamentary elections, empowering him to carry out economic overhauls.

Venezuela's Humanitarian Crisis Tests Wall Street Ethics

Sun, 06/18/2017 - 18:05
Portfolio managers are questioning whether they should hold or buy new Venezuelan debt as the government has been squeezing imports of daily necessities, including food and medicine, to make debt payments.

Brazil Suspends Sales of Tear Gas to Venezuela

Sun, 06/18/2017 - 18:00
The Brazilian government said it has suspended tear gas sales to Venezuela in response to its neighbor’s deadly repression of protests.

Embattled at Home, Theresa May Faces Tricky Brexit Talks

Sun, 06/18/2017 - 16:01
A day before negotiations between the U.K. and the European Union begin, Prime Minister Theresa May faced a ballooning crisis at home, with critics accusing her of fumbling the government’s response to a London apartment tower fire.

North Korea Claims Otto Warmbier Sought Regime Change

Sun, 06/18/2017 - 15:42
A North Korean official said that Otto Warmbier, the U.S. student released by North Korea last week in a coma after a 17-month detention, was “not an ordinary citizen of America,” adding that he was punished because he had sought to overthrow North Korea’s government.

Iraqi Troops Press Into Mosul's Old City to Dislodge ISIS

Sun, 06/18/2017 - 13:03
Iraqi forces pushed into Mosul’s historic Old City, in what is expected to be the final and most intense phase of the fight to retake the country’s second-largest city from Islamic State control.

At Least 57 Dead From Forest Fires in Central Portugal

Sun, 06/18/2017 - 12:33
Forest fires in central Portugal have killed at least 57 people, many of whom died trapped in their cars as flames engulfed a road.

Taliban Attack Police Headquarters in Eastern Afghanistan

Sun, 06/18/2017 - 12:20
Taliban militants attacked a police headquarters in eastern Afghanistan on Sunday, killing at least eight policemen and injuring several others, Afghan officials said.

Top North Korea Nuclear Negotiator Secretly Met With U.S. Diplomats

Sun, 06/18/2017 - 12:12
For more than a year, American diplomats held talks with Madame Choi Sun Hee, hoping to free U.S. hostages and even establish a diplomatic channel to constrain North Korea’s nuclear and missile programs.

China Pushes U.S. Aside in Pakistan

Sun, 06/18/2017 - 12:00
China is staking a claim to supplanting the U.S. as a Pakistan’s most influential ally with tens of billions of dollars of investment, an embrace that promises Pakistan economic benefits and saddles it with debt—ensuring the relationship will last.

As EU Preps Sanctions Extension, Russia Adapts

Sun, 06/18/2017 - 11:51
The European Union is set to extend economic sanctions on Russia in the coming days, but the bloc’s efforts to isolate Moscow over the Ukraine crisis are fading, even as Washington looks to toughen its stance.

Seven U.S. Sailors Confirmed Dead After Collision With Cargo Ship

Sun, 06/18/2017 - 04:22
The bodies of the seven sailors were recovered from inside the USS Fitzgerald as the investigation into what caused the collision off the coast of Japan continues.