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At Least 12 Killed in Pair of Terrorist Attacks in Iran

Armed assailants, including some disguised as women, stunned Iran on Wednesday with brazen attacks on the Parliament building and the tomb of its revolutionary founder, the worst terrorist strike to hit the Islamic republic in years.<p>At least 12 people were killed and 46 were wounded in the …

Extremism

The French disliked a White House video on the Paris accord — so they changed it.

Newly elected French President Emmanuel Macron hasn't shied away from his criticism of Donald Trump's position on climate change in recent weeks.<p>Now, a day after the Trump administration released a video laying out the case for president's decision on the climate change pact, Macron's government is …

Trump's continued search for new FBI chief seen as chaotic: sources

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump is still looking for a new FBI director more than three weeks after he fired James Comey, and sources familiar with the recruiting process say it has been chaotic and that job interviews led by Trump have been brief.<p>Three close associates of three …

U.S. launches rare intentional strike on pro-government forces in Syria

American aircraft struck a convoy of troops loyal to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on Thursday, in a rare direct assault by the United States on forces affiliated with the Syrian government.<p>Assad’s government had no immediate response to the incident, which occurred in far southern Syria near an …

Trump says special counsel appointment 'hurts our country'

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump warned that the special counsel investigation into alleged links between his 2016 campaign and Russia's election hacking "hurts our country" after earlier branding the probe the "single greatest witch hunt" in political history.<p>"I believe it hurts our …

Donald Trump

White House pushes back against report Trump shared classified info with Russians

The White House went into fresh damage control mode on Monday, pushing back against a Washington Post report that Trump revealed highly classified information to the Russian foreign minister and ambassador last week, the latest scandal to engulf the embattled White House.<p>National security adviser …

Outlook for Obamacare repeal turns bleak

But House Republicans and the White House stepped up their efforts to win passage.<p>A sense of gloom settled over House Republicans on Tuesday as support for their Obamacare repeal plan seemed to erode even further and members began reckoning with the unthinkable: They may never be able to repeal …

Health Care

North Korea's missile test fails, US military says

<b>(CNN) —</b> A ballistic missile launched early Saturday by North Korea in defiance of international pressure and at a time of heightened regional tensions appears to have failed.<p>The missile blew up over land in North Korean territory, said US Navy Cmdr. Dave Benham, a spokesman for the US Pacific …

North Korea

24 national monuments threatened by Trump's executive order

<i>Corrections and clarifications: Based on information from the National Park Service and released by the White House, a previous version of this story erroneously included the World War II Valor in the Pacific National Monument on a list of sites subject to the executive order. According to</i> …

French police officer killed in shooting on Champs Élysé​e​s

Police say two other officers wounded and attacker shot dead in incident described by François Hollande as ‘terrorist in nature’<p>One policeman has been killed and two wounded in a shooting incident in central Paris, days before the first round of the French presidential election.<p>Pierre-Henry …

France

Three people killed in ‘unprovoked’ Fresno shooting rampage ‘motivated by hate,’ police say

Three people were killed in “random” and “unprovoked” shootings that unfolded in a matter of seconds Tuesday morning in Fresno, Calif., and were fueled by racial hatred, authorities said.<p>Police said they quickly arrested a suspect who they determined had previously expressed anger toward white …

Law Enforcement

North Korea flaunts long-range missiles in birthday parade

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korea paraded its intercontinental ballistic missiles in a massive military display in central Pyongyang on …

US military defends dropping 'mother of all bombs' on ISIS in Afghanistan

<b>(CNN) —</b> The US military on Friday defended its decision to drop its most powerful non-nuclear bomb on ISIS positions in Afghanistan, describing it as a "tactical" move.<p>The GBU-43/B Massive Ordnance Air Blast bomb, or MOAB, was dropped Thursday night on a network of fortified underground tunnels …

House Republicans likely to start two-week recess without passing health-care bill

House Republicans indicated Wednesday that they would leave Washington this week without passing their stalled health-care bill, spurning a spirited White House effort to revive the legislation amid a fresh round of intraparty finger-pointing.<p>Three top GOP leaders each dialed back expectations for …

North Korea test-fires missile into sea ahead of Trump-Xi summit

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea test-fired a ballistic missile into the sea off its east coast on Wednesday, South Korea’s military said, ahead of a summit between U.S. and Chinese leaders who are set to discuss Pyongyang’s increasingly defiant arms program.<p>The missile flew about 60 km (40 miles) …

North Korea

Desperation sets in as flood death toll in Colombia tops 200

MOCOA, Colombia (AP) — Townspeople desperately searched their ruined homes and the local hospital for loved ones Sunday after a torrent of water, mud …

Spain says it will not impose veto if Scotland tries to join EU

Foreign minister says Madrid remains opposed to an independent Scotland, but would not block any EU application<p>Spain has said it would not veto an attempt by an independent Scotland to join the EU, in a boost to Nicola Sturgeon’s campaign for a second independence referendum and the clearest sign …

Colombia landslides: President Santos visits flood sites

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/flv_avc1_high/modav/bUnknown-511bc508-1a40-482b-8b7b-c6e38873e312_p04ys6m0_1491104403271.mp4?__gda__=1524655126_cf4f26f0f7bfcd3a50b922074356adbe<p>Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos has declared a state of emergency after floods and landslides in Putumayo …

Sandy Hook to Trump: 'Help us stop conspiracy theorists'

<b>It was one of the worst school shootings in American history, but some people insist that the Sandy Hook massacre never happened. They post YouTube videos and spread rumours online, and their false theories have been repeated by a media mogul conspiracy theorist who has been linked to Donald Trump.</b> …

Michael Flynn Underreported $150,000 in Income on White House Forms

Former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn underreported more than $150,000 in 2016 income on his initial personal-financial-disclosure form …

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Most Americans favor an independent inquiry into Trump associates’ ties with Russia, poll shows

As questions swirl about the contact members of President Trump's campaign had with Russians throughout the 2016 election, a majority of Americans favor an independent investigation, a new poll has found.<p>Fifty-two percent of Americans support such an inquiry, while 23% are opposed, according to an …

With Trump approval, Pentagon expands warfighting authority

WASHINGTON (AP) — Week by week, country by country, the Pentagon is quietly seizing more control over warfighting decisions, sending hundreds more …

Iraq's parliament bans Kurdish flag in Kirkuk

Iraq's parliament has rejected a decision to raise the Kurdistan flag alongside the Iraqi flag on public buildings and institutions in Kirkuk city.<p>Iraqi MPs voted in favour of displaying only the Iraqi flag on Kirkuk's buildings on Saturday, in a session attended by 186 members of the 328-seat …

Leftist Moreno heading to disputed win in Ecuador election

QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — Ruling party candidate Lenin Moreno looked headed to victory in Ecuador's presidential runoff Sunday but his rival refused to recognize the results, claiming he was the victim of fraud in what could set the stage for protests.<p>The election in the small Andean nation of 16 …

Government

With fiery insults and petty slights, Turkey and Europe reach a moment of reckoning

ISTANBUL — Confetti and fireworks greeted Recep Tayypip Erdogan when he returned to Turkey in December 2004, flush with the good news that his country had been invited to start talks to join the European Union.<p>Addressing cheering crowds in the capital, Erdogan, then the prime minister, said the …

Colombia Mudslide: 210 Dead, 203 Injured After 3 Rivers Burst Banks

BOGOTA, Colombia — An avalanche of water from three overflowing rivers tore through a small city in Colombia while people slept over the weekend, destroying homes, sweeping away cars and killing at least 210 unsuspecting residents.<p>The incident triggered by a sudden, heavy rainstorm happened around …

Trump relaxes US policy on Middle East two-state solution

<b>US President Donald Trump has dropped decades of US policy insisting on a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.</b><p>At a news conference with Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu, Mr Trump promised to deliver a "great" peace deal, but said both sides must compromise.<p>The Israelis and …