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iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump surprised even the most senior members of his Cabinet when he announced Thursday during a speech in Ohio that the U.S. military would be “coming out of Syria, like, very soon,” according to a senior administration official familiar with the matter. The president has expressed to top members of his […]

Mikhail Svetlov/Getty Images(MOSCOW) — “What is a woman called who sleeps with a man for $10 million? She is called a prostitute.” So said Russian President Vladimir Putin’s chief spokesman, Dmitry Peskov, speaking about the Hollywood actresses who’ve accused Harvey Weinstein of sexual misconduct, adding that they should have spoken up sooner. Peskov made the […]

Mikhail Svetlov/Getty Images(MOSCOW) — Russia’s military on Friday said it had successfully carried out a second test launch of its most advanced nuclear-capable intercontinental ballistic missile. The country’s defense ministry released a video showing what it said was the launch of a RS-28 “Sarmat” missile from a base in Plesetsk in northwest Russia, close to […]

ABC News(MANBIJ, Syria) — Two coalition personnel were killed and five were wounded by an improvised explosive device, Operation Inherent Resolve said in a statement. A U.S. defense official confirmed that one of the two coalition service members killed was an American. The other was a member of the United Kingdom’s armed forces, a spokesperson […]

Christopher Furlong/WPA Pool/Getty Images(LONDON) — Prince Charles, the heir to the British throne, called for forgiveness and an end to religious persecution in his Easter message. “My heart goes out to all who this day, whatever their beliefs, are being persecuted on religious grounds,” Prince Charles said in the message released Friday. The video message […]

iStock/Thinkstock(VALENCIA, Venezuela) —  Relatives of detainees were seen gathering outside the station, anxiously waiting to hear the fate of their loved ones. Carabobo state secretary-general Jesus Santander said in a press conference Wednesday that authorities were still working to ascertain the exact number of deaths. The interior ministry, as well as other agencies, will determine […]

iStock/Thinkstock(ST. PETERSBURG, Russia) — Russia has said it will expel 60 U.S. diplomats and close the American consulate in St. Petersburg as part of a tit-for-tat retaliation against the coordinated wave of expulsions of dozens of Russian diplomats ordered by the United States and other countries earlier this week over the poisoning of a former […]

iStock/Thinkstock(ISLAMABAD) — Every morning, Marvia Malik wakes up to the news, reading several papers and getting briefed by her network, like many in the anchor chair. She likes to focus on social issues that are close to her heart, including one she herself deals with — the treatment of transgender people in her country, Pakistan. […]

iStock/Thinkstock(LONDON) — Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s upcoming wedding on May 19 is expected to draw more than 100,000 people from around the world to the small town of Windsor, west of London. Coming a year after two of the worst terror attacks on British soil since the 7/7 bombings, and just a few months […]

ABC News(ISLAMABAD) — Malala Yousafzai, the world’s youngest Nobel Peace Prize laureate, returned to Pakistan for the first time since 2012 when she was shot by the Taliban for advocating for girls’ education. “I always dreamt of this moment,” she told an audience at the office of the prime minister on Wednesday. Yousafzai, now 20, […]


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