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Two US service members killed in helicopter crash in Afghanistan

(WASHINGTON) -- Two U.S. service members were killed in a helicopter crash in Afghanistan on Wednesday. U.S. military officials said it did not appear that the helicopter went down as a result of enemy fire. "Two U.S. service members were killed in a helicopter crash on November 20, 2019 in…... Read More

Tense standoff: Hong Kong Polytechnic University becomes center of police protesters' battle

(HONG KONG) -- Hong Kong’s Polytechnic University has become the front line of a fight between protesters and authorities. Violence broke out on Sunday and turned into a tense standoff on Monday. Since Sunday morning, Hong Kong's police have attempted to disperse protesters from the occupied roads around PolyU, the…... Read More

North Korea hits back at Trump implying another summit

(SEOUL, South Korea) -- Pyongyang hit back hard in response to President Donald Trump's recent tweet suggesting another summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. North Korea is no longer interested in holding a "fruitless" summit with the United States, according to a statement Foreign Ministry Adviser Kim Kye-gwan…... Read More

Six arrested over US teacher found bound, murdered in Dominican Republic

(SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic) -- Authorities in the Dominican Republic have arrested six people in connection with the death of an American teacher who was found dead in her home there last week, authorities said Sunday.Patricia Anton, a U.S. citizen who lived in the Dominican Republic for the last several…... Read More

Protests in Hong Kong intensify with explosions, Molotov cocktails at Polytechnic University

(HONG KONG) -- Protests in Hong Kong have intensified with live bullets and explosions as police seek to end the standoff at Polytechnic University.The police have surrounded the university in what is the one of the largest and most sustained battles in a protest movement that is now in it's…... Read More

Prince Andrew says in BBC interview 'nothing' happened between him and Virginia Giuffre

(LONDON) -- Prince Andrew, the third child of Queen Elizabeth, in a high-stakes interview with the British Broadcasting Corp. categorically denied allegations he had sex on multiple occasions with an American teenager who's claimed she was trafficked to the prince at the direction of Jeffrey Epstein."I've said consistently and frequently…... Read More

Paris yellow vest protests turn violent with police as movement turns 1

(PARIS) -- French police fired water cannons and tear gas in Paris on Saturday to drive back protesters marking the first anniversary of the anti-government yellow vest demonstrations.Demonstrators, many clad in black and hiding their faces, vandalized an HSBC bank at the Place d'Italie. They set trash cans on fire…... Read More

After North Korean defector and her son die, a spotlight on their hardships in freedom

(NEW YORK) -- Kim Eunju escaped North Korea in 2005, disillusioned with the communist regime. She still vividly remembers that night when uniformed officers raided her home in Chongjin, Hamgyeongbuk-do, searching for petroleum that she had been smuggling from China to sell in the local market. It was the family’s…... Read More

North Korea calls Biden a 'rabid dog' after campaign ad implies Kim's a 'tyrant'

(WASHINGTON) -- After a campaign ad for Former Vice President Joe Biden implied Kim Jong Un was a "tyrant," North Korean state media responded on Thursday by blasting the 2020 Democratic candidate. The commentary called Biden a "rabid dog" and advocated that rabid dogs "can hurt lots of people" and…... Read More

$20M set aside for Venice flooding, state of emergency declared

(ROME) -- Italy's government declared a state of emergency on Thursday after floodwaters ravaged Venice, causing inestimable damage to the centuries-old city.Twenty million euros (approximately $22 million, U.S.) is being set aside in response, reported Italian press agency ANSA. Venice saw its worst flood in 50 years on Tuesday, close…... Read More

Hillary Clinton meets Duchess Meghan, Archie in Windsor

(LONDON) -- Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, had a chance to thank Hillary Clinton for the supportive comments she's made about her recently.The duchess and the 2016 Democratic presidential candidate had a private meeting Tuesday at Frogmore Cottage, Meghan and Prince Harry's home in Windsor, according to a Buckingham Palace…... Read More