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UN Ambassador Nikki Haley: Chinese pressure on North Korea ‘working’

ABC News(NEW YORK) -- North Korea is trying to show strength at home by detaining another U.S. citizen while overall Chinese pressure on the East Asian nation is “working,” U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said Monday   ... Read More

Emissary to the president: Ivanka Trump makes debut foreign trip

Win McNamee/Getty Images(BERLIN) -- Ivanka Trump is set to make her debut on the world stage Tuesday with her first official foreign trip to attend the W20 Summit in Germany, where she will be received not only as first   ... Read More

France’s choice: European globalism or populist nationalism

iStock/Thinkstock(PARIS) -- Centrist Emmanuel Macron and far-right populist Marine Le Pen appear to have won the first round of France’s presidential election.

They now advance to a second round vote that will held on May 7.

And the choice   ... Read More

North Korea detained a professor who is US citizen; at least 3rd American held

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- A U.S. citizen and academic was detained in North Korea while trying to leave the country with his wife on Saturday, a spokesperson for the university that employed him has confirmed.

Tony Kim, 58, who goes by   ... Read More

Centrist Macron, populist Le Pen claim victory in French election that has consequences for Europe

iStock/Thinkstock(PARIS) -- Far-right populist Marine Le Pen and centrist Emmanuel Macron claimed victory in Sunday's first-round vote in the French presidential election.

Besting nine other candidates, the two will now face off in a second and final round on   ... Read More

Antarctica is melting faster than originally thought, new study finds

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- While it's no secret that the ice on Earth's poles is melting, scientists are still learning about how rapidly these changes are happening.

Now a new study of water across the surface of Antarctica finds that   ... Read More

William, Kate and Harry carry message on mental health to London Marathon

iStock/Thinkstock(LONDON) -- Prince William, Princess Kate, and Prince Harry put their hands together to push the red button that started the London Marathon. The royal trio, who founded a charity that aims to break the stigma surrounding mental health,   ... Read More

Mike Pence takes a break from diplomacy to go sightseeing in Sydney with his family

ABC News(SYDNEY) -- Vice President Mike Pence took a brief break from being a statesman on Sunday, instead opting to be a tourist on his last full day in Australia.

And like any camera-toting tourist in a foreign land,   ... Read More

What’s at stake in the French election

iStock/Thinkstock(PARIS) -- Some 47 million French voters are set to head to the polls on Sunday in what could be one of the most consequential elections France has held in decades.

On the ballot are 11 candidates who span   ... Read More

Father of US-Egyptian teen jailed in Egypt says US should do more to help free him

Family of Ahmed Hassan(NEW YORK) -- The family of a 17-year-old New Jersey boy who has been imprisoned in Egypt since December are calling on U.S. authorities to do more to secure his release.

Ahmed Hassan was arrested on   ... Read More

Taliban leader killed in US airstrike

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- A Taliban leader once known as a shadow governor of an Afghanistan province has been killed in a U.S. airstrike, U.S. forces in that country said.

Quari Tayib, at one time known as the Taliban shadow   ... Read More

United States remains vulnerable to North Korean cyber-attack, analysts say

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- As North Korea blusters about launching missile strikes against the United States and its allies, experts are warning that aggressive action from North Korea is more likely to come from cyber space.

While Kim Jong-Un has struggled   ... Read More

American describes ‘mass panic’ and ‘mayhem’ during attack on the Champs Elysees

ABC News(PARIS) -- An American who was near the Champs Elysees when a gunman opened fire on police in Paris described the scene as "mayhem" and "mass panic."

It was a beautiful night in Paris when Kentucky resident John   ... Read More

Paris attack puts security at the top of the agenda two days before French election

iStock/Thinkstock(PARIS) -- Thursday’s shooting on the Champs-Elysees boulevard in Paris has pushed security to the top of the political agenda and added more unpredictability to a close presidential race two days before French voters head to the polls.

The   ... Read More

Russian aircraft fly close to Alaska for 4th time in 4 days

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- American and Canadian fighters jets intercepted two Russian military aircraft that flew north of Alaska and Canada on Thursday night, U.S. Air Force officials said Friday.

North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) also confirmed there was another   ... Read More

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UN Ambassador Nikki Haley: Chinese pressure on North Korea ‘working’

ABC News(NEW YORK) -- North Korea is trying to show strength at home by detaining another U.S. citizen while overall Chinese pressure on the East Asian nation is “working,” U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said Monday   ... Read More

Emissary to the president: Ivanka Trump makes debut foreign trip

Win McNamee/Getty Images(BERLIN) -- Ivanka Trump is set to make her debut on the world stage Tuesday with her first official foreign trip to attend the W20 Summit in Germany, where she will be received not only as first   ... Read More

France’s choice: European globalism or populist nationalism

iStock/Thinkstock(PARIS) -- Centrist Emmanuel Macron and far-right populist Marine Le Pen appear to have won the first round of France’s presidential election.

They now advance to a second round vote that will held on May 7.

And the choice   ... Read More

North Korea detained a professor who is US citizen; at least 3rd American held

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- A U.S. citizen and academic was detained in North Korea while trying to leave the country with his wife on Saturday, a spokesperson for the university that employed him has confirmed.

Tony Kim, 58, who goes by   ... Read More

Centrist Macron, populist Le Pen claim victory in French election that has consequences for Europe

iStock/Thinkstock(PARIS) -- Far-right populist Marine Le Pen and centrist Emmanuel Macron claimed victory in Sunday's first-round vote in the French presidential election.

Besting nine other candidates, the two will now face off in a second and final round on   ... Read More

Antarctica is melting faster than originally thought, new study finds

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- While it's no secret that the ice on Earth's poles is melting, scientists are still learning about how rapidly these changes are happening.

Now a new study of water across the surface of Antarctica finds that   ... Read More

William, Kate and Harry carry message on mental health to London Marathon

iStock/Thinkstock(LONDON) -- Prince William, Princess Kate, and Prince Harry put their hands together to push the red button that started the London Marathon. The royal trio, who founded a charity that aims to break the stigma surrounding mental health,   ... Read More

Mike Pence takes a break from diplomacy to go sightseeing in Sydney with his family

ABC News(SYDNEY) -- Vice President Mike Pence took a brief break from being a statesman on Sunday, instead opting to be a tourist on his last full day in Australia.

And like any camera-toting tourist in a foreign land,   ... Read More

What’s at stake in the French election

iStock/Thinkstock(PARIS) -- Some 47 million French voters are set to head to the polls on Sunday in what could be one of the most consequential elections France has held in decades.

On the ballot are 11 candidates who span   ... Read More

Father of US-Egyptian teen jailed in Egypt says US should do more to help free him

Family of Ahmed Hassan(NEW YORK) -- The family of a 17-year-old New Jersey boy who has been imprisoned in Egypt since December are calling on U.S. authorities to do more to secure his release.

Ahmed Hassan was arrested on   ... Read More

Taliban leader killed in US airstrike

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- A Taliban leader once known as a shadow governor of an Afghanistan province has been killed in a U.S. airstrike, U.S. forces in that country said.

Quari Tayib, at one time known as the Taliban shadow   ... Read More

United States remains vulnerable to North Korean cyber-attack, analysts say

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- As North Korea blusters about launching missile strikes against the United States and its allies, experts are warning that aggressive action from North Korea is more likely to come from cyber space.

While Kim Jong-Un has struggled   ... Read More

American describes ‘mass panic’ and ‘mayhem’ during attack on the Champs Elysees

ABC News(PARIS) -- An American who was near the Champs Elysees when a gunman opened fire on police in Paris described the scene as "mayhem" and "mass panic."

It was a beautiful night in Paris when Kentucky resident John   ... Read More

Paris attack puts security at the top of the agenda two days before French election

iStock/Thinkstock(PARIS) -- Thursday’s shooting on the Champs-Elysees boulevard in Paris has pushed security to the top of the political agenda and added more unpredictability to a close presidential race two days before French voters head to the polls.

The   ... Read More

Russian aircraft fly close to Alaska for 4th time in 4 days

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- American and Canadian fighters jets intercepted two Russian military aircraft that flew north of Alaska and Canada on Thursday night, U.S. Air Force officials said Friday.

North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) also confirmed there was another   ... Read More

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