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Kim Jong Nam was exposed to nerve agent: Police

TOSHIFUMI KITAMURA/AFP/Getty Images(KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia) — Kim Jong Nam, the estranged half brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, had been exposed to nerve agent, police in Malaysia said Thursday.

According to the police, a preliminary analysis found   ... Read More

Landing gear on plane carrying 59 collapsed during touchdown, airport says

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) --  It was a rocky and scary landing for passengers on board a Flybe flight arriving in the Netherlands today from Edinburgh, Scotland.

"Flybe can confirm that there has been an incident involving one of our aircraft,"   ... Read More

Homeland Security chief John Kelly: There will be ‘no mass deportations’

CARLOS BARRIA/AFP/Getty Images(NEW YORK) --  Just hours after President Donald Trump described his new deportation policies as “a military operation,” Secretary of Homeland Security John Kelly criticized the media for using that term and insisted there will be no   ... Read More

Princess Diana’s fashion style on display at Kensington Palace

iStock/Thinkstock(LONDON) — A new exhibition at Kensington Palace chronicles Princess Diana's evolving style during her life before her tragic death in 1997.

The exhibition, titled "Diana: Her Fashion Story," offers a unique look at Diana's style and   ... Read More

Obama devotees in France hoping for an ‘OBAMA17’ presidential campaign

iStock/Thinkstock(PARIS) — A group of Barack Obama devotees in France aren't happy with the homegrown contenders vying for the country's presidency, so they're hoping that the former U.S. president will step in and run for office this spring.

"OBAMA17"   ... Read More

McCain makes secret trip to Syria to meet US military, Kurds

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — Senator John McCain, R-Arizona, made a secret trip to northern Syria last week to meet with U.S. troops and Kurdish fighters amid their longstanding battle to defeat ISIS, his office said Wednesday.

“Senator McCain traveled to northern   ... Read More

Tillerson and Kelly visit Mexico amid tension over deportation guidelines

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) --  As Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Secretary of Homeland Security John Kelly stepped off a plane in Mexico Wednesday evening, tensions were brewing there over new guidance from the administration about deportations, border patrol and   ... Read More

The tough fight ahead to retake Western Mosul

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) --  This past weekend, Iraqi military forces began the assault to retake the western half of Mosul from ISIS in what is expected to be a tough fight.

It took Iraqi military forces 100 days of street-to-street   ... Read More

Dutchess Kate follows in Queen Elizabeth’s footsteps at royal engagement

Anwar Hussein/WireImage via Getty Images(LONDON) -- Dutchess Kate had her first official engagement with Action for Children in Wales since taking over from Queen Elizabeth II in December as the organization's royal patron.

Kate, 35, visited two projects offering   ... Read More

Astronomers discover 7 potentially habitable exoplanets orbiting nearby dwarf star

NASA/JPL-Caltech(NEW YORK) -- An international team of astronomers has discovered seven potentially habitable exoplanets -- or planets outside our solar system -- that could have liquid water on their surfaces, according to a paper published Wednesday in the journal   ... Read More

Grounded passenger jet in India converted into luxury restaurant

Hawai Adda(LUDHIANA, India) -- Airplanes aren't just for globetrotting anymore. In Ludhiana, India, a grounded Airbus A320 is now a restaurant where customers can enjoy a fine dining experience.According to The Daily Mail, Hawai Adda is a   ... Read More

Benjamin Netanyahu kicks off four-day visit to Australia, a first for an Israeli PM

iStock/Thinkstock(SYDNEY) — Benjamin Netanyahu arrived in Australia Wednesday, kicking off a four-day visit, marking the first time a serving Israeli prime minster has visited the country.

Netanyahu, joined by his wife Sara, landed in Sydney aboard an El Al   ... Read More

Iceland’s president wants to ban pineapple as a pizza topping, sparks online debate

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Apparently, this qualifies as big news in Iceland.  The country's president, Guðni Th. Jóhannesson, has stirred up controversy by coming down against pineapple as a pizza topping.

While speaking to a high school class in   ... Read More

Dozens of migrants found dead on Libya’s coast

iStock/Thinkstock(ZAWIYA, Libya) -- Dozens of bodies have washed ashore on the coast of Libya.At least 74 bodies were found in Zawiya, according to a spokesperson for the United Nations' International Organisation for Migration. They are believed to be   ... Read More

Is President Trump right about crime in Sweden?

ABC News(NEW YORK) — Just a few days after President Trump's remarks on Saturday about what he said happened "last night in Sweden," unrest erupted in a Stockholm suburb, home to a large immigrant population. Rioters set cars on   ... Read More

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Kim Jong Nam was exposed to nerve agent: Police

TOSHIFUMI KITAMURA/AFP/Getty Images(KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia) — Kim Jong Nam, the estranged half brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, had been exposed to nerve agent, police in Malaysia said Thursday.

According to the police, a preliminary analysis found   ... Read More

Landing gear on plane carrying 59 collapsed during touchdown, airport says

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) --  It was a rocky and scary landing for passengers on board a Flybe flight arriving in the Netherlands today from Edinburgh, Scotland.

"Flybe can confirm that there has been an incident involving one of our aircraft,"   ... Read More

Homeland Security chief John Kelly: There will be ‘no mass deportations’

CARLOS BARRIA/AFP/Getty Images(NEW YORK) --  Just hours after President Donald Trump described his new deportation policies as “a military operation,” Secretary of Homeland Security John Kelly criticized the media for using that term and insisted there will be no   ... Read More

Princess Diana’s fashion style on display at Kensington Palace

iStock/Thinkstock(LONDON) — A new exhibition at Kensington Palace chronicles Princess Diana's evolving style during her life before her tragic death in 1997.

The exhibition, titled "Diana: Her Fashion Story," offers a unique look at Diana's style and   ... Read More

Obama devotees in France hoping for an ‘OBAMA17’ presidential campaign

iStock/Thinkstock(PARIS) — A group of Barack Obama devotees in France aren't happy with the homegrown contenders vying for the country's presidency, so they're hoping that the former U.S. president will step in and run for office this spring.

"OBAMA17"   ... Read More

McCain makes secret trip to Syria to meet US military, Kurds

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — Senator John McCain, R-Arizona, made a secret trip to northern Syria last week to meet with U.S. troops and Kurdish fighters amid their longstanding battle to defeat ISIS, his office said Wednesday.

“Senator McCain traveled to northern   ... Read More

Tillerson and Kelly visit Mexico amid tension over deportation guidelines

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) --  As Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Secretary of Homeland Security John Kelly stepped off a plane in Mexico Wednesday evening, tensions were brewing there over new guidance from the administration about deportations, border patrol and   ... Read More

The tough fight ahead to retake Western Mosul

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) --  This past weekend, Iraqi military forces began the assault to retake the western half of Mosul from ISIS in what is expected to be a tough fight.

It took Iraqi military forces 100 days of street-to-street   ... Read More

Dutchess Kate follows in Queen Elizabeth’s footsteps at royal engagement

Anwar Hussein/WireImage via Getty Images(LONDON) -- Dutchess Kate had her first official engagement with Action for Children in Wales since taking over from Queen Elizabeth II in December as the organization's royal patron.

Kate, 35, visited two projects offering   ... Read More

Astronomers discover 7 potentially habitable exoplanets orbiting nearby dwarf star

NASA/JPL-Caltech(NEW YORK) -- An international team of astronomers has discovered seven potentially habitable exoplanets -- or planets outside our solar system -- that could have liquid water on their surfaces, according to a paper published Wednesday in the journal   ... Read More

Grounded passenger jet in India converted into luxury restaurant

Hawai Adda(LUDHIANA, India) -- Airplanes aren't just for globetrotting anymore. In Ludhiana, India, a grounded Airbus A320 is now a restaurant where customers can enjoy a fine dining experience.According to The Daily Mail, Hawai Adda is a   ... Read More

Benjamin Netanyahu kicks off four-day visit to Australia, a first for an Israeli PM

iStock/Thinkstock(SYDNEY) — Benjamin Netanyahu arrived in Australia Wednesday, kicking off a four-day visit, marking the first time a serving Israeli prime minster has visited the country.

Netanyahu, joined by his wife Sara, landed in Sydney aboard an El Al   ... Read More

Iceland’s president wants to ban pineapple as a pizza topping, sparks online debate

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Apparently, this qualifies as big news in Iceland.  The country's president, Guðni Th. Jóhannesson, has stirred up controversy by coming down against pineapple as a pizza topping.

While speaking to a high school class in   ... Read More

Dozens of migrants found dead on Libya’s coast

iStock/Thinkstock(ZAWIYA, Libya) -- Dozens of bodies have washed ashore on the coast of Libya.At least 74 bodies were found in Zawiya, according to a spokesperson for the United Nations' International Organisation for Migration. They are believed to be   ... Read More

Is President Trump right about crime in Sweden?

ABC News(NEW YORK) — Just a few days after President Trump's remarks on Saturday about what he said happened "last night in Sweden," unrest erupted in a Stockholm suburb, home to a large immigrant population. Rioters set cars on   ... Read More

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