British oil tanker Stena Impero


Dangerous Escalation: Iran Claims It Seized British Oil Tanker

Reports now - a second British-owned tanker has been taken

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Ancient City Found Near Jerusalem, Israel


Ancient City Found Near Jerusalem, Israel

The Israel Antiquities Authority says the city existed about 9,000 years ago just outside Jerusalem.

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Iran tensions: U.S. Preparing To Send Hundreds Of Troops To Saudi Arabia

The Trump administration is reinforcing its military relationship with Saudi Arabia

Animation Studio Fire Japan


Tragic Attack At Animation Studio In Japan

A man burst into an animation studio, doused it with a flammable liquid and set it on fire

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Asylum Ban May Further Strain Immigrant Detention Facilities

Overcrowding could get worse

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Ebola Outbreak In Congo Declared A Global Health Emergency

"This essentially serves as a call to the international community that they have to step up appropriate financial and technical support."

Photo Credit: AP Photo/Jerome Delay

Joaquin 'El Chappo' Guzman


Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman Sentenced To Life In Prison

The 62-year-old drug lord, who had been protected in Mexico by an army of gangsters and an elaborate corruption operation, was brought to the U.S. to stand trial after he twice escaped from Mexican prisons

Photo Credit: AP/Eduardo Verdugo

Protesters shout slogans during a rally demanding full compensation and an apology for crimes committed against Koreans during World War II by the Japanese


US Offers to Help Resolve Disputes Between South Korea and Japan

Both nations are critical US military and economic allies in the Pacific

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India Stops Launch Of Moon Rocket


India Scrubs Moon Mission Rocket Launch

India stopped the launch of a spacecraft intended to land on the far side of the moon less than an hour before liftoff

Photo Credit: AP/Manish Swarup

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Sudden Turbulence That Injured Dozens Is Hard To Predict

"It's probably one of the most challenging forecast problems we have right now for aviation meteorology."

Photo Credit: Tim Tricky/Hurricane Fall via AP