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Russia, Ukraine to hold 1st major peace summit in years next week

Fredex8/iStock(WASHINGTON) --  Russia and Ukraine will hold peace talks at a summit in Paris on Monday, the first time in three years there have been high-level talks between the two countries focused on ending the war in eastern Ukraine.   ... Read More

2nd teen escapee wanted for murder, back in police custody

iStock(NASHVILLE, Tenn.) -- A third teenager, who was among the four which escaped from a juvenile detention center in downtown Nashville, Tennessee, has been captured -- leaving only one escapee on the loose, police said Saturday.

The teenager was   ... Read More

American student Xiyue Wang jailed in Iran for 3 years freed in prisoner exchange

iStock(NEW YORK) -- An American graduate student who was jailed for more than three years in Iran is headed home after a prisoner swap.

Xiyue Wang, 38, a Princeton University student, was exchanged for Iranian scientist Professor Massoud Soleimani   ... Read More

Clash on the Dunes: Saudi Arabia fights to overcome criticism, controversy with heavyweight bout

iStock(NEW YORK) -- Today’s highly anticipated rematch for the heavyweight champion of the world will take place in a location that has shocked fans and caused controversy: Saudi Arabia.

New York City's Madison Square Garden and London's Wembley Stadium   ... Read More

Ambassador Kelly Craft: UN Security Council will focus on ‘credibility’ and make a Kentucky retreat

Tasos Katopodis(NEW YORK) -- As the U.S. assumes the rotating presidency of the U.N. Security Council for December, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Kelly Craft said Friday she would focus members on "credibility through assessment and resolution."

"We   ... Read More

Russian opposition celebrates after anti-Putin blogger given lenient sentence

(Kirill Kudryavtsevia/AFP/Getty Images)(MOSCOW) -- Russian liberal society on Monday celebrated after a Moscow court handed a student YouTube blogger an unusually lenient suspended sentence instead of prison for posting anti-Kremlin videos, a ruling they cheered as rare victory amid   ... Read More

Russia detains conman who built fake border with Finland to trick migrants

pawel.gaul/iStock(MOSCOW) -- Russian authorities have detained a man accused of building a fake fence in the woods close to the country’s border with Finland in order to trick a group of migrants into believing he had smuggled them across   ... Read More

Giuliani in Ukraine with conservative news outlet in effort to discredit impeachment probe

Oleksii Liskonih/iStock(WASHINGTON) --  As impeachment drama marches forward in Washington, D.C., focusing on a call between President Donald Trump and the president of Ukraine, Rudy Giuliani traveled to Kyiv.

The president's personal attorney is meeting with current and former   ... Read More

Thousands more US troops could be headed to Middle East

omersukrugoksu/iStock(WASHINGTON) -- A top Pentagon official confirmed on Thursday that the U.S. is considering sending additional American troops to the Middle East due to concerns about the threat stream emanating from Iran.

"The [defense] secretary, if he chooses to,   ... Read More

$820M worth of methamphetamine seized in massive drug bust in Australia

Australian Federal Police(MELBOURNE, Australia) -- Australian authorities have seized the country's largest methamphetamine lot, which had a price tag of $820 million and weighed nearly 3,200 pounds, officials said.

The Australian Federal Police and Australian Border Force made the   ... Read More

Mass strikes across France against pension reforms have brought the country to a near standstill

Cineberg/iStock(PARIS) -- Mass strikes taking place across the whole of France against proposed pension reforms have severely impacted transportation services and brought Paris to a near standstill on Thursday.

Nearly 6,000 police officers have been mobilized in the French   ... Read More

Duchess Kate sharing reindeer food, picking out Christmas trees with kids is a full holiday mood

Samir Hussein/WireImage/Getty Images(LONDON) -- Duchess Kate made a quick change from mingling with world leaders Tuesday to wearing boots and jeans Wednesday to help ring in the holiday season with kids.

The Duchess of Cambridge, a mom of three,   ... Read More

US military seizes Iranian missile parts headed to Yemen in northern Arabian Sea: Officials

iStock(WASHINGTON) -- The U.S. military seized what appeared to be a large number of sophisticated Iranian missile parts in the northern Arabian Sea, according to two U.S. officials.

The small boat carrying the weapons, referred to as a dhow,   ... Read More

Social media sounds off over queen’s interaction with Princess Anne, President Trump at royal reception

Finnbarr Webster/Getty Images(LONDON) -- A video shot inside Buckingham Palace at the NATO reception on Tuesday has garnered mass attention on social media after people called into question a gesture between the queen and her daughter.

President Donald Trump   ... Read More

More than 100 graves defaced with swastikas in a French Jewish cemetery

EyeJoy/iStock(PARIS) --  Hateful tags that were found in the town hall of Schaffhouse-sur-Zorn, France, lead investigators to a Jewish cemetery 12 miles away where 107 graves were sprawled with anti-Semitic symbols, officials said.

Officials reported to the municipality on   ... Read More

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Russia, Ukraine to hold 1st major peace summit in years next week

Fredex8/iStock(WASHINGTON) --  Russia and Ukraine will hold peace talks at a summit in Paris on Monday, the first time in three years there have been high-level talks between the two countries focused on ending the war in eastern Ukraine.   ... Read More

2nd teen escapee wanted for murder, back in police custody

iStock(NASHVILLE, Tenn.) -- A third teenager, who was among the four which escaped from a juvenile detention center in downtown Nashville, Tennessee, has been captured -- leaving only one escapee on the loose, police said Saturday.

The teenager was   ... Read More

American student Xiyue Wang jailed in Iran for 3 years freed in prisoner exchange

iStock(NEW YORK) -- An American graduate student who was jailed for more than three years in Iran is headed home after a prisoner swap.

Xiyue Wang, 38, a Princeton University student, was exchanged for Iranian scientist Professor Massoud Soleimani   ... Read More

Clash on the Dunes: Saudi Arabia fights to overcome criticism, controversy with heavyweight bout

iStock(NEW YORK) -- Today’s highly anticipated rematch for the heavyweight champion of the world will take place in a location that has shocked fans and caused controversy: Saudi Arabia.

New York City's Madison Square Garden and London's Wembley Stadium   ... Read More

Ambassador Kelly Craft: UN Security Council will focus on ‘credibility’ and make a Kentucky retreat

Tasos Katopodis(NEW YORK) -- As the U.S. assumes the rotating presidency of the U.N. Security Council for December, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Kelly Craft said Friday she would focus members on "credibility through assessment and resolution."

"We   ... Read More

Russian opposition celebrates after anti-Putin blogger given lenient sentence

(Kirill Kudryavtsevia/AFP/Getty Images)(MOSCOW) -- Russian liberal society on Monday celebrated after a Moscow court handed a student YouTube blogger an unusually lenient suspended sentence instead of prison for posting anti-Kremlin videos, a ruling they cheered as rare victory amid   ... Read More

Russia detains conman who built fake border with Finland to trick migrants

pawel.gaul/iStock(MOSCOW) -- Russian authorities have detained a man accused of building a fake fence in the woods close to the country’s border with Finland in order to trick a group of migrants into believing he had smuggled them across   ... Read More

Giuliani in Ukraine with conservative news outlet in effort to discredit impeachment probe

Oleksii Liskonih/iStock(WASHINGTON) --  As impeachment drama marches forward in Washington, D.C., focusing on a call between President Donald Trump and the president of Ukraine, Rudy Giuliani traveled to Kyiv.

The president's personal attorney is meeting with current and former   ... Read More

Thousands more US troops could be headed to Middle East

omersukrugoksu/iStock(WASHINGTON) -- A top Pentagon official confirmed on Thursday that the U.S. is considering sending additional American troops to the Middle East due to concerns about the threat stream emanating from Iran.

"The [defense] secretary, if he chooses to,   ... Read More

$820M worth of methamphetamine seized in massive drug bust in Australia

Australian Federal Police(MELBOURNE, Australia) -- Australian authorities have seized the country's largest methamphetamine lot, which had a price tag of $820 million and weighed nearly 3,200 pounds, officials said.

The Australian Federal Police and Australian Border Force made the   ... Read More

Mass strikes across France against pension reforms have brought the country to a near standstill

Cineberg/iStock(PARIS) -- Mass strikes taking place across the whole of France against proposed pension reforms have severely impacted transportation services and brought Paris to a near standstill on Thursday.

Nearly 6,000 police officers have been mobilized in the French   ... Read More

Duchess Kate sharing reindeer food, picking out Christmas trees with kids is a full holiday mood

Samir Hussein/WireImage/Getty Images(LONDON) -- Duchess Kate made a quick change from mingling with world leaders Tuesday to wearing boots and jeans Wednesday to help ring in the holiday season with kids.

The Duchess of Cambridge, a mom of three,   ... Read More

US military seizes Iranian missile parts headed to Yemen in northern Arabian Sea: Officials

iStock(WASHINGTON) -- The U.S. military seized what appeared to be a large number of sophisticated Iranian missile parts in the northern Arabian Sea, according to two U.S. officials.

The small boat carrying the weapons, referred to as a dhow,   ... Read More

Social media sounds off over queen’s interaction with Princess Anne, President Trump at royal reception

Finnbarr Webster/Getty Images(LONDON) -- A video shot inside Buckingham Palace at the NATO reception on Tuesday has garnered mass attention on social media after people called into question a gesture between the queen and her daughter.

President Donald Trump   ... Read More

More than 100 graves defaced with swastikas in a French Jewish cemetery

EyeJoy/iStock(PARIS) --  Hateful tags that were found in the town hall of Schaffhouse-sur-Zorn, France, lead investigators to a Jewish cemetery 12 miles away where 107 graves were sprawled with anti-Semitic symbols, officials said.

Officials reported to the municipality on   ... Read More

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