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Iran attempted to shoot down US drone over tanker attack site in Gulf of Oman

iStock(TEHRAN, Iran) -- Iran attempted to shoot down a U.S. drone that was surveilling the attack on one of two tankers hit in the Gulf of Oman on Thursday morning, U.S. Central Command said. The attempt missed the MQ-9   ... Read More

Notre Dame Cathedral holds first mass since devastating fire

iStock(PARIS) -- Notre Dame Cathedral held mass on Saturday, its first since a devastating fire tore through the building two months ago on April 15.

Only a small group of about 30 people attended the mass, including the church’s   ... Read More

US looks to build ‘international consensus’ around tanker attacks, says Iran interfered with the damaged ships

Alex Wong/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- The U.S. is looking to build an "international consensus" around Thursday's tanker attacks in the Gulf of Oman that the U.S. has blamed squarely on Iran. Meanwhile, in the aftermath of the attack, Iranian small   ... Read More

Appeals court says Trump administration can’t block abortion for migrant teens

iStock/AndreyPopov(WASHINGTON) -- A federal court on Friday knocked down the Trump administration’s policy that allowed officials to deny abortion access to pregnant migrant teenagers in government custody.A judge had already issued a preliminary injunction on the policy. Friday’s   ... Read More

Perfectly preserved 32,000-year-old Ice Age wolf’s head found in Russia

iStock/Sergey Sidorov(MOSCOW) -- A Russian scientific institute says it has found an almost perfectly preserved head of a 32,000 year-old wolf has been found frozen in the ground in Siberia, so complete that it is still covered with fur   ... Read More

Hong Kong suspends controversial extradition bill indefinitely following protests

ANTHONY WALLACE/AFP/Getty Images(HONG KONG) -- Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam acquiesced, at least in part, to massive protests in the city this week as she announced Saturday the controversial extradition bill will be suspended indefinitely.

"The original urgency   ... Read More

Prince Harry, Meghan hire a nanny for royal baby Archie

Samir Hussein/Samir Hussein/WireImage(LONDON) -- Prince Harry and Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, have a new set of hands to help with their newborn son, Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor.

The royal couple has hired a British-born, female nanny, according to ABC   ... Read More

Social media users show support for Sudanese amid violent conflict by turning profiles blue

Pontuse/iStock(NEW YORK) -- The ongoing political crisis in Sudan is getting some extra support in the form of expressions of solidarity on social media.

In an effort to raise awareness about the violent clashes in the African country, a   ... Read More

Alleged New Zealand mosque shooter pleads not guilty

Marilyn Nieves/iStock(CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand) -- The Australian man accused of killing 51 people at two mosques in New Zealand earlier this year has pleaded not guilty to all charges.

Brenton Tarrant, 28, appeared via video link from a maximum   ... Read More

French president says he’ll give US new ‘friendship tree’ after first tree died

Official White House Photo by Shealah Craighead(PARIS) -- French President Emmanuel Macron says he will send the U.S. a new friendship tree after the first one one was reported dead earlier this week.

The original tree, planted as a   ... Read More

Fate of world’s fattest parrot species threatened by fungal infection

omersukrugoksu/iStock(AUCKLAND, New Zealand) -- Veterinarians in New Zealand are working to save the critically endangered kakapo parrot species, which is at risk of being wiped out due to a fungal infection spreading among the birds.

Less than 150 birds   ... Read More

Looking to move? Picturesque Irish island is calling for new residents

ABC News(NEW YORK) -- If the hustle of city life is taking its toll, you could turn to the luck of the Irish.

A small island community off the northwest coast of the Emerald Isle is making a push   ... Read More

Notre Dame to hold first mass since April blaze

ABC News(PARIS) -- The Notre Dame Cathedral is opening its doors to worshipers on Saturday, marking the first time since a devastating fire tore through its halls in April.

The Archdiocese of Paris announced that a mass will be   ... Read More

French anesthetist suspected of poisoning 24 patients, killing 9: Authorities

gpointstudio/iStock(PARIS) -- An anesthetist in France is accused by police of poisoning 24 patients, killing nine, allegedly in an effort to ruin the reputation of his colleagues because of personal conflicts he had with them, according to authorities.

On   ... Read More

Pompeo blames Iran for attack on two tankers in Gulf of Oman, US details evidence

Manakin/iStock(WASHINGTON) -- Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday blamed Iran for the attack on two commercial tanker ships sailing in international waters in the Gulf of Oman earlier in the day.

"It is the assessment of the United   ... Read More

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Iran attempted to shoot down US drone over tanker attack site in Gulf of Oman

iStock(TEHRAN, Iran) -- Iran attempted to shoot down a U.S. drone that was surveilling the attack on one of two tankers hit in the Gulf of Oman on Thursday morning, U.S. Central Command said. The attempt missed the MQ-9   ... Read More

Notre Dame Cathedral holds first mass since devastating fire

iStock(PARIS) -- Notre Dame Cathedral held mass on Saturday, its first since a devastating fire tore through the building two months ago on April 15.

Only a small group of about 30 people attended the mass, including the church’s   ... Read More

US looks to build ‘international consensus’ around tanker attacks, says Iran interfered with the damaged ships

Alex Wong/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- The U.S. is looking to build an "international consensus" around Thursday's tanker attacks in the Gulf of Oman that the U.S. has blamed squarely on Iran. Meanwhile, in the aftermath of the attack, Iranian small   ... Read More

Appeals court says Trump administration can’t block abortion for migrant teens

iStock/AndreyPopov(WASHINGTON) -- A federal court on Friday knocked down the Trump administration’s policy that allowed officials to deny abortion access to pregnant migrant teenagers in government custody.A judge had already issued a preliminary injunction on the policy. Friday’s   ... Read More

Perfectly preserved 32,000-year-old Ice Age wolf’s head found in Russia

iStock/Sergey Sidorov(MOSCOW) -- A Russian scientific institute says it has found an almost perfectly preserved head of a 32,000 year-old wolf has been found frozen in the ground in Siberia, so complete that it is still covered with fur   ... Read More

Hong Kong suspends controversial extradition bill indefinitely following protests

ANTHONY WALLACE/AFP/Getty Images(HONG KONG) -- Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam acquiesced, at least in part, to massive protests in the city this week as she announced Saturday the controversial extradition bill will be suspended indefinitely.

"The original urgency   ... Read More

Prince Harry, Meghan hire a nanny for royal baby Archie

Samir Hussein/Samir Hussein/WireImage(LONDON) -- Prince Harry and Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, have a new set of hands to help with their newborn son, Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor.

The royal couple has hired a British-born, female nanny, according to ABC   ... Read More

Social media users show support for Sudanese amid violent conflict by turning profiles blue

Pontuse/iStock(NEW YORK) -- The ongoing political crisis in Sudan is getting some extra support in the form of expressions of solidarity on social media.

In an effort to raise awareness about the violent clashes in the African country, a   ... Read More

Alleged New Zealand mosque shooter pleads not guilty

Marilyn Nieves/iStock(CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand) -- The Australian man accused of killing 51 people at two mosques in New Zealand earlier this year has pleaded not guilty to all charges.

Brenton Tarrant, 28, appeared via video link from a maximum   ... Read More

French president says he’ll give US new ‘friendship tree’ after first tree died

Official White House Photo by Shealah Craighead(PARIS) -- French President Emmanuel Macron says he will send the U.S. a new friendship tree after the first one one was reported dead earlier this week.

The original tree, planted as a   ... Read More

Fate of world’s fattest parrot species threatened by fungal infection

omersukrugoksu/iStock(AUCKLAND, New Zealand) -- Veterinarians in New Zealand are working to save the critically endangered kakapo parrot species, which is at risk of being wiped out due to a fungal infection spreading among the birds.

Less than 150 birds   ... Read More

Looking to move? Picturesque Irish island is calling for new residents

ABC News(NEW YORK) -- If the hustle of city life is taking its toll, you could turn to the luck of the Irish.

A small island community off the northwest coast of the Emerald Isle is making a push   ... Read More

Notre Dame to hold first mass since April blaze

ABC News(PARIS) -- The Notre Dame Cathedral is opening its doors to worshipers on Saturday, marking the first time since a devastating fire tore through its halls in April.

The Archdiocese of Paris announced that a mass will be   ... Read More

French anesthetist suspected of poisoning 24 patients, killing 9: Authorities

gpointstudio/iStock(PARIS) -- An anesthetist in France is accused by police of poisoning 24 patients, killing nine, allegedly in an effort to ruin the reputation of his colleagues because of personal conflicts he had with them, according to authorities.

On   ... Read More

Pompeo blames Iran for attack on two tankers in Gulf of Oman, US details evidence

Manakin/iStock(WASHINGTON) -- Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday blamed Iran for the attack on two commercial tanker ships sailing in international waters in the Gulf of Oman earlier in the day.

"It is the assessment of the United   ... Read More

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