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Policeman rescues toddler from oncoming cars in China

TongRo Images/Thinkstock(BEIJING) -- A toddler running in the middle of a road was swept up by a nearby traffic cop today in southwest China.

As seen in surveillance video footage, a toddler jumps off a motorcycle and runs into   ... Read More

North Korea conducts another missile test

PeterHermesFurian/iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- North Korea has held yet another missile test on Wednesday, a U.S. official says.

According to the official, North Korea conducted a static rocket engine test at its Sohae launch facility. It marked the first such   ... Read More

Regional AQAP leader killed in airstrike in Yemen

kylieellway/iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- A regional leader for Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula was killed last week in a U.S.-led airstrike, the U.S. military announced Thursday.

According to U.S. Central Command, a June 16 airstrike killed Abu Khattab al Awlaqi,   ... Read More

Three panda cubs born in China

iStock/Thinkstock(BEIJING) -- Northwest China just got three new residents.

Three panda cubs were born in China at the Shaanxi Rare Wild Animals Rescue and Breeding Research Center last week. They now weigh 11.2 ounces, according to the center, and   ... Read More

No royal wants to be king or queen, Prince Harry says in new interview

Jonathan Brady/WPA Pool-Getty Images(LONDON) -- Prince Harry reveals in a candid new interview that he believes no one in the royal family wants to be king or queen.

"We are involved in modernizing the British monarchy. We are not   ... Read More

Despite Trump tweet, Mattis, Tillerson are full steam ahead on China, North Korea

US State Department(WASHINGTON) -- After a day of meetings with top Chinese officials, Defense Secretary James Mattis and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said the U.S. and China have made progress on a handful of issues and are pushing   ... Read More

US military: ISIS destroyed historic mosque

dk_photos/iStock/Thinkstock(BAGHDAD) -- ISIS has destroyed a historic mosque in western Mosul, the U.S. military announced on Wednesday.

The destruction of the Great Mosque of al-Nuri was announced by the Iraqi government on Wednesday. That mosque was the site where   ... Read More

Russia cancels meeting with US on improving relations amid updated sanctions

ronniechua/iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- The Russian deputy foreign minister has canceled his meeting with his American counterpart –- a long-planned summit to address more minor problems in the relationship –- because of the updated U.S. sanctions announced Tuesday.

Undersecretary of   ... Read More

Jared Kushner meets with Netanyahu on first day of Middle East trip

Photo by Amos Ben Gershom/GPO via Getty Images(JERUSALEM) -- Jared Kushner, President Trump’s senior adviser and son-in-law, arrived in Israel Wednesday morning to begin a trip aimed at moving toward a peace deal between the Israelis and Palestinians.

The   ... Read More

Prince William turns 35: How the royal is reshaping his role

Samir Hussein/Samir Hussein/WireImage(LONDON) -- Prince William is expected to celebrate his 35th birthday privately Wednesday with family members including his wife, Duchess Kate, and their children, Prince George and Princess Charlotte.

The heir to the British throne is taking   ... Read More

Brussels attacker identified as 36-year-old Moroccan

Dursun Aydemir/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images(BRUSSELS) -- The man who was shot dead at a Brussels train station Tuesday after attempting to explode a suitcase of nails and gas canisters was unknown to authorities as a terror suspect, a Belgian prosecutor   ... Read More

Prince Philip hospitalized as a ‘precautionary measure’

Mark Cuthbert/UK Press via Getty Images(LONDON) -- Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, was admitted to King Edward VII Hospital in London on Tuesday night as a "precautionary measure" for treatment of an infection arising from a pre-existing condition,   ... Read More

State Department takes sudden hard line on Saudis over Qatar

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- It was just a week and a half ago that President Donald Trump contradicted his own secretary of state while standing in front of him in the Rose Garden, blasting Qatar for sponsoring terrorism and seeming to   ... Read More

Explosion at Brussels train station considered terrorist attack: Belgian federal prosecutor

Ben Pruchnie/Getty Images(BRUSSELS) -- An explosion at a train station in Brussels, Belgium, on Tuesday that prompted the station to be evacuated but left no victims injured, is considered a terrorist attack, according to the Belgian federal prosecutor's office.   ... Read More

Russian jet came within five feet of US plane

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- A Russian fighter jet came within five feet of a U.S. Air Force reconnaissance aircraft over the Baltic Sea on Monday, in an encounter the American pilot determined was unsafe.

The incident occurred Monday morning as an   ... Read More

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Policeman rescues toddler from oncoming cars in China

TongRo Images/Thinkstock(BEIJING) -- A toddler running in the middle of a road was swept up by a nearby traffic cop today in southwest China.

As seen in surveillance video footage, a toddler jumps off a motorcycle and runs into   ... Read More

North Korea conducts another missile test

PeterHermesFurian/iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- North Korea has held yet another missile test on Wednesday, a U.S. official says.

According to the official, North Korea conducted a static rocket engine test at its Sohae launch facility. It marked the first such   ... Read More

Regional AQAP leader killed in airstrike in Yemen

kylieellway/iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- A regional leader for Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula was killed last week in a U.S.-led airstrike, the U.S. military announced Thursday.

According to U.S. Central Command, a June 16 airstrike killed Abu Khattab al Awlaqi,   ... Read More

Three panda cubs born in China

iStock/Thinkstock(BEIJING) -- Northwest China just got three new residents.

Three panda cubs were born in China at the Shaanxi Rare Wild Animals Rescue and Breeding Research Center last week. They now weigh 11.2 ounces, according to the center, and   ... Read More

No royal wants to be king or queen, Prince Harry says in new interview

Jonathan Brady/WPA Pool-Getty Images(LONDON) -- Prince Harry reveals in a candid new interview that he believes no one in the royal family wants to be king or queen.

"We are involved in modernizing the British monarchy. We are not   ... Read More

Despite Trump tweet, Mattis, Tillerson are full steam ahead on China, North Korea

US State Department(WASHINGTON) -- After a day of meetings with top Chinese officials, Defense Secretary James Mattis and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said the U.S. and China have made progress on a handful of issues and are pushing   ... Read More

US military: ISIS destroyed historic mosque

dk_photos/iStock/Thinkstock(BAGHDAD) -- ISIS has destroyed a historic mosque in western Mosul, the U.S. military announced on Wednesday.

The destruction of the Great Mosque of al-Nuri was announced by the Iraqi government on Wednesday. That mosque was the site where   ... Read More

Russia cancels meeting with US on improving relations amid updated sanctions

ronniechua/iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- The Russian deputy foreign minister has canceled his meeting with his American counterpart –- a long-planned summit to address more minor problems in the relationship –- because of the updated U.S. sanctions announced Tuesday.

Undersecretary of   ... Read More

Jared Kushner meets with Netanyahu on first day of Middle East trip

Photo by Amos Ben Gershom/GPO via Getty Images(JERUSALEM) -- Jared Kushner, President Trump’s senior adviser and son-in-law, arrived in Israel Wednesday morning to begin a trip aimed at moving toward a peace deal between the Israelis and Palestinians.

The   ... Read More

Prince William turns 35: How the royal is reshaping his role

Samir Hussein/Samir Hussein/WireImage(LONDON) -- Prince William is expected to celebrate his 35th birthday privately Wednesday with family members including his wife, Duchess Kate, and their children, Prince George and Princess Charlotte.

The heir to the British throne is taking   ... Read More

Brussels attacker identified as 36-year-old Moroccan

Dursun Aydemir/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images(BRUSSELS) -- The man who was shot dead at a Brussels train station Tuesday after attempting to explode a suitcase of nails and gas canisters was unknown to authorities as a terror suspect, a Belgian prosecutor   ... Read More

Prince Philip hospitalized as a ‘precautionary measure’

Mark Cuthbert/UK Press via Getty Images(LONDON) -- Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, was admitted to King Edward VII Hospital in London on Tuesday night as a "precautionary measure" for treatment of an infection arising from a pre-existing condition,   ... Read More

State Department takes sudden hard line on Saudis over Qatar

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- It was just a week and a half ago that President Donald Trump contradicted his own secretary of state while standing in front of him in the Rose Garden, blasting Qatar for sponsoring terrorism and seeming to   ... Read More

Explosion at Brussels train station considered terrorist attack: Belgian federal prosecutor

Ben Pruchnie/Getty Images(BRUSSELS) -- An explosion at a train station in Brussels, Belgium, on Tuesday that prompted the station to be evacuated but left no victims injured, is considered a terrorist attack, according to the Belgian federal prosecutor's office.   ... Read More

Russian jet came within five feet of US plane

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- A Russian fighter jet came within five feet of a U.S. Air Force reconnaissance aircraft over the Baltic Sea on Monday, in an encounter the American pilot determined was unsafe.

The incident occurred Monday morning as an   ... Read More

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