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Merkel wins fourth term as German far-right party makes gains

Tobias Schwarz/AFP/Getty Images(BERLIN) -- German voters rewarded Angela Merkel's center-right party in national elections on Sunday, sending the chancellor to a record fourth term as one of Europe’s key leaders.

Germany's far right-wing populist Alternative for Germany (AfD) party,   ... Read More

Eyes on nationalist right as Germans head to polls

Odd Andersen/AFP/Getty Images(BERLIN) -- Some 60 million Germans are making their way to polling stations on Sunday as Europe's most powerful country looks set to re-elect Angela Merkel as chancellor for an historic fourth term.

Major western democracies have   ... Read More

US flies bombers off North Korean coast to send message on America’s ‘military options’

South Korean Defense Ministry/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- The U.S. flew bombers and fighter jets along the North Korean coast Saturday to send a message about the "military options" open to America in dealing with Kim Jong Un's regime, the Pentagon   ... Read More

Prince Harry at Invictus Games: Military veterans are a ‘beacon of light’

Geoff Robins/AFP/Getty Images(TORONTO) -- Prince Harry struck an inspirational tone at the Saturday opening of the Invictus Games in Toronto -- the sporting event he started three years ago to exclusively feature military veterans who were injured in combat.   ... Read More

Several injured in possible acid attack near London shopping center

iStock/Thinkstock(LONDON) -- Several people were injured Saturday near the Stratford Center shopping center in Stratford, east London, after being sprayed with a "noxious substance," police said.

London police responded to reports of a "group of males" spraying what could   ... Read More

What you need to know about the Catalan independence referendum

Lluis Gene/AFP/Getty Images(BARCELONA, Spain) -- It is not often that a plebiscite is banned in a democracy, but that is exactly what happened in the case of the upcoming Catalan independence referendum in Spain, set to be held on   ... Read More

‘End in sight’ in campaign to retake Raqqa from ISIS, says top diplomat

DELIL SOULEIMAN/AFP/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- It began on the 73rd anniversary of D-Day -- the U.S.-led Allied invasion of Normandy, France during World War II -- and now, less than four months later in ISIS's self-declared capital, "the end   ... Read More

Search for girl trapped beneath rubble in Mexico comes to puzzling end: She never existed

UlrikeStein/iStock/Thinkstock(MEXICO CITY) -- After a 7.1 magnitude earthquake struck Mexico City Tuesday, a frantic search ensued for a 12-year-old girl believed to be trapped beneath the rubble of her collapsed school. But in a bizarre turn of events, officials   ... Read More

Third earthquake in a month shakes Mexico as rescuers search for life

iStock/Thinkstock(MEXICO CITY) -- A strong earthquake shook southern Mexico on Saturday morning, the third temblor to hit the country this month.

The latest quake sent shock waves hundreds of miles out from its epicenter to Mexico City, causing buildings   ... Read More

Tillerson: If North Korea uses H-bomb, Trump to make ultimate decision on US response

ABC News(NEW YORK) -- If North Korea follows through on its latest threat of setting off a nuclear explosion over the Pacific Ocean, it will ultimately be up to President Trump whether the United States will respond with military   ... Read More

Trump tweets angry response after being called ‘deranged’ and ‘dotard’ by Kim Jong Un

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump responded early Friday after North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un said the United States would "pay dearly" for new sanctions on his country and called Trump a "dotard."

Trump called the leader   ... Read More

Kim Jong Un says Trump will ‘pay dearly’ for UN speech

STR/Getty Images(PYONGYANG) -- North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un said President Donald Trump will "pay dearly" for his address to the United Nations General Assembly earlier this week.

In the statement released Thursday, Kim also said North Korea is   ... Read More

Trump claims Chinese banks won’t do business with North Korea

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump claimed Thursday that China has ordered its banks to stop doing business with North Korea -- the rogue regime's principal trading partner.

"I'm very proud to tell you that, as you may have just   ... Read More

Trump: Hurricane Maria ‘obliterated’ Puerto Rico, but recovery to start soon with ‘great gusto’

ABC News (SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico) -- At least 15 people have died in the Caribbean island of Dominica and many homes are destroyed beyond repair after Hurricane Maria devastated the country this week, Dominica's prime minister said Thursday.

In   ... Read More

Search and rescue work continues across Mexico City in wake of massive earthquake

Sarairis Aguilar/AFP/Getty Images(MEXICO CITY) -- Rescuers continue to frantically dig through the rubble of a collapsed school in Mexico City two days after a 7.1 magnitude earthquake struck, killing hundreds.

Officials offered conflicting information on how many died and   ... Read More

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Merkel wins fourth term as German far-right party makes gains

Tobias Schwarz/AFP/Getty Images(BERLIN) -- German voters rewarded Angela Merkel's center-right party in national elections on Sunday, sending the chancellor to a record fourth term as one of Europe’s key leaders.

Germany's far right-wing populist Alternative for Germany (AfD) party,   ... Read More

Eyes on nationalist right as Germans head to polls

Odd Andersen/AFP/Getty Images(BERLIN) -- Some 60 million Germans are making their way to polling stations on Sunday as Europe's most powerful country looks set to re-elect Angela Merkel as chancellor for an historic fourth term.

Major western democracies have   ... Read More

US flies bombers off North Korean coast to send message on America’s ‘military options’

South Korean Defense Ministry/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- The U.S. flew bombers and fighter jets along the North Korean coast Saturday to send a message about the "military options" open to America in dealing with Kim Jong Un's regime, the Pentagon   ... Read More

Prince Harry at Invictus Games: Military veterans are a ‘beacon of light’

Geoff Robins/AFP/Getty Images(TORONTO) -- Prince Harry struck an inspirational tone at the Saturday opening of the Invictus Games in Toronto -- the sporting event he started three years ago to exclusively feature military veterans who were injured in combat.   ... Read More

Several injured in possible acid attack near London shopping center

iStock/Thinkstock(LONDON) -- Several people were injured Saturday near the Stratford Center shopping center in Stratford, east London, after being sprayed with a "noxious substance," police said.

London police responded to reports of a "group of males" spraying what could   ... Read More

What you need to know about the Catalan independence referendum

Lluis Gene/AFP/Getty Images(BARCELONA, Spain) -- It is not often that a plebiscite is banned in a democracy, but that is exactly what happened in the case of the upcoming Catalan independence referendum in Spain, set to be held on   ... Read More

‘End in sight’ in campaign to retake Raqqa from ISIS, says top diplomat

DELIL SOULEIMAN/AFP/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- It began on the 73rd anniversary of D-Day -- the U.S.-led Allied invasion of Normandy, France during World War II -- and now, less than four months later in ISIS's self-declared capital, "the end   ... Read More

Search for girl trapped beneath rubble in Mexico comes to puzzling end: She never existed

UlrikeStein/iStock/Thinkstock(MEXICO CITY) -- After a 7.1 magnitude earthquake struck Mexico City Tuesday, a frantic search ensued for a 12-year-old girl believed to be trapped beneath the rubble of her collapsed school. But in a bizarre turn of events, officials   ... Read More

Third earthquake in a month shakes Mexico as rescuers search for life

iStock/Thinkstock(MEXICO CITY) -- A strong earthquake shook southern Mexico on Saturday morning, the third temblor to hit the country this month.

The latest quake sent shock waves hundreds of miles out from its epicenter to Mexico City, causing buildings   ... Read More

Tillerson: If North Korea uses H-bomb, Trump to make ultimate decision on US response

ABC News(NEW YORK) -- If North Korea follows through on its latest threat of setting off a nuclear explosion over the Pacific Ocean, it will ultimately be up to President Trump whether the United States will respond with military   ... Read More

Trump tweets angry response after being called ‘deranged’ and ‘dotard’ by Kim Jong Un

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump responded early Friday after North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un said the United States would "pay dearly" for new sanctions on his country and called Trump a "dotard."

Trump called the leader   ... Read More

Kim Jong Un says Trump will ‘pay dearly’ for UN speech

STR/Getty Images(PYONGYANG) -- North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un said President Donald Trump will "pay dearly" for his address to the United Nations General Assembly earlier this week.

In the statement released Thursday, Kim also said North Korea is   ... Read More

Trump claims Chinese banks won’t do business with North Korea

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump claimed Thursday that China has ordered its banks to stop doing business with North Korea -- the rogue regime's principal trading partner.

"I'm very proud to tell you that, as you may have just   ... Read More

Trump: Hurricane Maria ‘obliterated’ Puerto Rico, but recovery to start soon with ‘great gusto’

ABC News (SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico) -- At least 15 people have died in the Caribbean island of Dominica and many homes are destroyed beyond repair after Hurricane Maria devastated the country this week, Dominica's prime minister said Thursday.

In   ... Read More

Search and rescue work continues across Mexico City in wake of massive earthquake

Sarairis Aguilar/AFP/Getty Images(MEXICO CITY) -- Rescuers continue to frantically dig through the rubble of a collapsed school in Mexico City two days after a 7.1 magnitude earthquake struck, killing hundreds.

Officials offered conflicting information on how many died and   ... Read More

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