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Family of 7-year-old girl who died while in border patrol custody calls for ‘thorough’ investigation

John Moore/Getty Images(EL PASO, Texas) -- The family of the 7-year-old girl who died while in border patrol custody is calling for a "transparent and neutral investigation" into the circumstances that led to her death, attorneys representing her heartbroken   ... Read More

‘Yellow vest’ protests in France draw fewer demonstrators, less violence

Pierre Suu/Getty Images(PARIS) -- Protesters from the "yellow vest" movement hit the streets in France for the fifth straight Saturday, but the number of demonstrators was significantly smaller than in previous weekends.

There were 33,500 protesters in France --   ... Read More

Friend of American student murdered in Netherlands says roommate spoke of killing people

Facebook/Sarah Papenheim(ROTTERDAM, Netherlands) -- The friend of an American student killed in the Netherlands said she had texted him about her roommate's desire to kill people less than a week before she was murdered.

Sarah Papenheim, 21, was stabbed   ... Read More

Macron calls for calm as France prepares for fifth weekend of protests

Photo by Gustavo Muñoz/Getty Images(BRUSSELS) -- French President Emmanuel Macron urged for calm on Friday, as his country prepares for another day of expected protests this weekend.

While Macron announced an increase to the minimum wage next year and   ... Read More

Former Green Beret charged with murder of suspected Taliban bombmaker

gorodenkoff/iStock(NEW YORK) -- A former U.S. Army Green Beret has been charged with the 2010 murder of a man he suspected of being a Taliban bombmaker.

The charges follow multiple investigations of Major Matthew Golsteyn's role in the man's   ... Read More

Pompeo calls Canadians’ detention in China ‘unlawful’ amid tensions over Huawei CFO’s arrest

Credit: US Department of State(WASHINGTON) -- Secretary of State Mike Pompeo called the detention of two Canadians in China "unlawful" and said "they ought to be returned."

Speaking alongside Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland, as well as U.S.   ... Read More

Royal families share their Christmas card photos

OWEN HUMPHREYS/AFP/Getty Images(LONDON) -- Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis and a never-before-seen photo of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle at their wedding reception are all featured on the royals’ Christmas cards this year.

Kensington Palace on Friday   ... Read More

Mother of US student stabbed to death in Netherlands ‘totally in shock’

Facebook/Sarah Papenheim(ROTTERDAM, Netherlands) -- Donee Odegard knew what happened the minute two sheriffs showed up at her door. She'd been through it before.

The authorities asked her a few questions about her daughter, Sarah Papenheim, before delivering the news:   ... Read More

Senate votes to stop US support for Yemen war, condemns Saudi crown prince

CIL868/iStock(WASHINGTON) -- The Senate voted Thursday to withdraw U.S. military assistance for Saudi Arabia’s war in Yemen in a 56-41 vote, a sharp rebuke to President Donald Trump for his steadfast defense of the kingdom despite bipartisan outrage over   ... Read More

Suspect in deadly shooting in France ‘neutralized’ during standoff with police, authorities say

Ben185/iStock(PARIS) -- The suspect in a deadly shooting in France has been "neutralized" after a standoff with police, French officials said.

Cherif Chekatt, 29, is the suspected gunman who killed 3 and injured another 13 during a shooting in   ... Read More

White House unveils new strategy for Africa to counter Russian and Chinese influence

omersukrugoksu/iStock(WASHINGTON) -- National security adviser John Bolton unveiled the Trump administration's new strategy for Africa as it works to counter Russia and China, as they expand their financial, political and military investments across the continent.

"Africa is incredibly important   ... Read More

Trump claims, without evidence, that Mexico will pay for border wall via trade deal

AlexLMX/iStock(WASHINGTON) -- After threatening to shut down the government if Congress does not allot $5 billion for a wall across the southern border, President Trump now says Mexico will be paying for the wall using money the U.S. would   ... Read More

Theresa May continues Brexit talks in Brussels after surviving bid to topple her

Dan Kitwood/Getty Images(BRUSSELS) -- Theresa May, Britain’s embattled prime minister, is pressing on with fraught Brexit negotiations after surviving an attempt to oust her from power Wednesday night.

May is currently in Brussels for an EU summit, an engagement   ... Read More

Maria Butina, accused Russian agent, pleads guilty in federal court

Alexandria Sheriff's Office via Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- Maria Butina, a 30-year-old Russian gun rights activist, has signed onto a plea agreement with the U.S. government, officially pivoting away from her months-long campaign to prove her innocence after standing accused   ... Read More

Two investigations underway into controversial London police ramming tactic

Metropolitan Police(LONDON) -- A controversial tactic in which police in London use specially-trained drivers to ram criminals on scooters has triggered two separate investigations after the criminals had suffered “serious” injuries.

The Metropolitan Police released footage last month of   ... Read More

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Family of 7-year-old girl who died while in border patrol custody calls for ‘thorough’ investigation

John Moore/Getty Images(EL PASO, Texas) -- The family of the 7-year-old girl who died while in border patrol custody is calling for a "transparent and neutral investigation" into the circumstances that led to her death, attorneys representing her heartbroken   ... Read More

‘Yellow vest’ protests in France draw fewer demonstrators, less violence

Pierre Suu/Getty Images(PARIS) -- Protesters from the "yellow vest" movement hit the streets in France for the fifth straight Saturday, but the number of demonstrators was significantly smaller than in previous weekends.

There were 33,500 protesters in France --   ... Read More

Friend of American student murdered in Netherlands says roommate spoke of killing people

Facebook/Sarah Papenheim(ROTTERDAM, Netherlands) -- The friend of an American student killed in the Netherlands said she had texted him about her roommate's desire to kill people less than a week before she was murdered.

Sarah Papenheim, 21, was stabbed   ... Read More

Macron calls for calm as France prepares for fifth weekend of protests

Photo by Gustavo Muñoz/Getty Images(BRUSSELS) -- French President Emmanuel Macron urged for calm on Friday, as his country prepares for another day of expected protests this weekend.

While Macron announced an increase to the minimum wage next year and   ... Read More

Former Green Beret charged with murder of suspected Taliban bombmaker

gorodenkoff/iStock(NEW YORK) -- A former U.S. Army Green Beret has been charged with the 2010 murder of a man he suspected of being a Taliban bombmaker.

The charges follow multiple investigations of Major Matthew Golsteyn's role in the man's   ... Read More

Pompeo calls Canadians’ detention in China ‘unlawful’ amid tensions over Huawei CFO’s arrest

Credit: US Department of State(WASHINGTON) -- Secretary of State Mike Pompeo called the detention of two Canadians in China "unlawful" and said "they ought to be returned."

Speaking alongside Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland, as well as U.S.   ... Read More

Royal families share their Christmas card photos

OWEN HUMPHREYS/AFP/Getty Images(LONDON) -- Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis and a never-before-seen photo of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle at their wedding reception are all featured on the royals’ Christmas cards this year.

Kensington Palace on Friday   ... Read More

Mother of US student stabbed to death in Netherlands ‘totally in shock’

Facebook/Sarah Papenheim(ROTTERDAM, Netherlands) -- Donee Odegard knew what happened the minute two sheriffs showed up at her door. She'd been through it before.

The authorities asked her a few questions about her daughter, Sarah Papenheim, before delivering the news:   ... Read More

Senate votes to stop US support for Yemen war, condemns Saudi crown prince

CIL868/iStock(WASHINGTON) -- The Senate voted Thursday to withdraw U.S. military assistance for Saudi Arabia’s war in Yemen in a 56-41 vote, a sharp rebuke to President Donald Trump for his steadfast defense of the kingdom despite bipartisan outrage over   ... Read More

Suspect in deadly shooting in France ‘neutralized’ during standoff with police, authorities say

Ben185/iStock(PARIS) -- The suspect in a deadly shooting in France has been "neutralized" after a standoff with police, French officials said.

Cherif Chekatt, 29, is the suspected gunman who killed 3 and injured another 13 during a shooting in   ... Read More

White House unveils new strategy for Africa to counter Russian and Chinese influence

omersukrugoksu/iStock(WASHINGTON) -- National security adviser John Bolton unveiled the Trump administration's new strategy for Africa as it works to counter Russia and China, as they expand their financial, political and military investments across the continent.

"Africa is incredibly important   ... Read More

Trump claims, without evidence, that Mexico will pay for border wall via trade deal

AlexLMX/iStock(WASHINGTON) -- After threatening to shut down the government if Congress does not allot $5 billion for a wall across the southern border, President Trump now says Mexico will be paying for the wall using money the U.S. would   ... Read More

Theresa May continues Brexit talks in Brussels after surviving bid to topple her

Dan Kitwood/Getty Images(BRUSSELS) -- Theresa May, Britain’s embattled prime minister, is pressing on with fraught Brexit negotiations after surviving an attempt to oust her from power Wednesday night.

May is currently in Brussels for an EU summit, an engagement   ... Read More

Maria Butina, accused Russian agent, pleads guilty in federal court

Alexandria Sheriff's Office via Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- Maria Butina, a 30-year-old Russian gun rights activist, has signed onto a plea agreement with the U.S. government, officially pivoting away from her months-long campaign to prove her innocence after standing accused   ... Read More

Two investigations underway into controversial London police ramming tactic

Metropolitan Police(LONDON) -- A controversial tactic in which police in London use specially-trained drivers to ram criminals on scooters has triggered two separate investigations after the criminals had suffered “serious” injuries.

The Metropolitan Police released footage last month of   ... Read More

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