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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

Dog starts house fire after accidentally turning on microwave

tunaly/iStock(LONDON) -- A dog in the United Kingdom inadvertently started a kitchen fire when it somehow managed to turn on a microwave in its owner’s home.

The husky who was home alone at the time of the incident turned   ... Read More

Tensions over Turkey and Russia in NATO amid 70th anniversary summit

Official White House Photo by Shealah Craighead(LONDON) — The 29-member bloc of NATO gathered in London to mark 70 years since its founding in 1949, a time of unease in Europe over the expansion of the Soviet Union after   ... Read More

Did Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau mock Trump to other world leaders?

Official White House Photo by Shealah Craighead(LONDON) -- A candid moment caught on camera of Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau casually chatting with other world leaders has stirred speculation that the Canadian leader was mocking President Donald Trump.

In   ... Read More

TV actor is third South Korean entertainer to die in last two months

nigelcarse/iStock(SEOUL, South Korea) -- Fledgling South Korean actor Cha In-ha was found dead by his manager at his home in Seoul Tuesday.

Cha is the third entertainment figure in South Korea to have died in just the last two   ... Read More

K-pop television show producers admit rigging votes


gilaxia/iStock(SEOUL, South Korea) -- Producers for a popular K-pop television audition show Produce 101 were indicted by the Seoul Central District Prosecutors’ Office for business obstruction and fraud on Tuesday.

Produce 101 was a largely popular show on Mnet   ... Read More

Dog starts house fire after accidentally turning on microwave

Ricky Deacon/iStock(LONDON) -- A dog in the United Kingdom inadvertently started a kitchen fire when it somehow managed to turn on a microwave in its owner’s home.

The husky who was home alone at the time of the incident   ... Read More

Prince Andrew, Jeffrey Epstein accuser speaks out: ‘This is a story of being trafficked’

Dan Kitwood/Getty Images(LONDON) -- This is the interview Buckingham Palace has been dreading: Virginia Roberts Giuffre speaking out about Prince Andrew, in her first TV interview with British media on Monday.

“I’d just been abused by a member of   ... Read More

Family of London Bridge stabbing suspect ‘shocked and saddened’ by attack

iStock/Kbarzycki(LONDON) -- The family of Usman Khan, the man police said carried out a deadly terror attack near the London Bridge, released a statement saying they're "shocked and saddened" by the atrocity.

Two University of Cambridge graduates, Jack Merritt,   ... Read More

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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

Dog starts house fire after accidentally turning on microwave

tunaly/iStock(LONDON) -- A dog in the United Kingdom inadvertently started a kitchen fire when it somehow managed to turn on a microwave in its owner’s home.

The husky who was home alone at the time of the incident turned   ... Read More

Tensions over Turkey and Russia in NATO amid 70th anniversary summit

Official White House Photo by Shealah Craighead(LONDON) — The 29-member bloc of NATO gathered in London to mark 70 years since its founding in 1949, a time of unease in Europe over the expansion of the Soviet Union after   ... Read More

Did Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau mock Trump to other world leaders?

Official White House Photo by Shealah Craighead(LONDON) -- A candid moment caught on camera of Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau casually chatting with other world leaders has stirred speculation that the Canadian leader was mocking President Donald Trump.

In   ... Read More

TV actor is third South Korean entertainer to die in last two months

nigelcarse/iStock(SEOUL, South Korea) -- Fledgling South Korean actor Cha In-ha was found dead by his manager at his home in Seoul Tuesday.

Cha is the third entertainment figure in South Korea to have died in just the last two   ... Read More

K-pop television show producers admit rigging votes


gilaxia/iStock(SEOUL, South Korea) -- Producers for a popular K-pop television audition show Produce 101 were indicted by the Seoul Central District Prosecutors’ Office for business obstruction and fraud on Tuesday.

Produce 101 was a largely popular show on Mnet   ... Read More

Dog starts house fire after accidentally turning on microwave

Ricky Deacon/iStock(LONDON) -- A dog in the United Kingdom inadvertently started a kitchen fire when it somehow managed to turn on a microwave in its owner’s home.

The husky who was home alone at the time of the incident   ... Read More

Prince Andrew, Jeffrey Epstein accuser speaks out: ‘This is a story of being trafficked’

Dan Kitwood/Getty Images(LONDON) -- This is the interview Buckingham Palace has been dreading: Virginia Roberts Giuffre speaking out about Prince Andrew, in her first TV interview with British media on Monday.

“I’d just been abused by a member of   ... Read More

Family of London Bridge stabbing suspect ‘shocked and saddened’ by attack

iStock/Kbarzycki(LONDON) -- The family of Usman Khan, the man police said carried out a deadly terror attack near the London Bridge, released a statement saying they're "shocked and saddened" by the atrocity.

Two University of Cambridge graduates, Jack Merritt,   ... Read More

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