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UN votes to help Iraq collect evidence against…

The U.N. Security Council has authorized the world body's investigators to help Iraq collect evidence that could lead to prosecuting Islamic State extremists for war crimes

Sanders: Diplomacy, human rights must drive US…

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders is blasting President Donald Trump's foreign policy but also offering a sweeping indictment of how the United States has engaged in world affairs for generations

US Army Reserve general on Puerto Rico hurricane…

Brigadier General Dustin Shultz provides insight on 'America's News HQ'

The Hobbit Turns 80!

The book The Hobbit turns 80 years old. Elizabeth Keatinge (@elizkeatinge) has more.

One Of The Last Paris Climate Accord Holdouts…

Local media reports Nicaragua initially refused to join because it thought enforcement wasn't strong enough and that it "was not realistic."

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Thousands protest arrests by Spain over Catalonia…

Thousands have gathered at the gates of Catalonia's judicial body in Barcelona to demand the release of a dozen officials arrested in connection with a vote on independence that Spanish authorities are challenging as illegal

Turkey: Private jet goes off Istanbul runway, catches fire

A small private jet with four people on board ran off a runway at Istanbul's Ataturk International Airport on Thursday and caught fire, Turkish media reports said

Crews race against time to rescue trapped children

Joshua Partlow of the Washington Post shares an update on earthquake response in Mexico

Americans Spend This Much Money On Baggage And…

Travel can be expensive, but a new report reveals just how much Americans are spending in airline baggage and change fees alone. TC Newman (@PurpleTCNewman) has the astronomical numbers!

How Do United Nations Sanctions Work? And Are…

The U.S. is one of several countries that typically backs U.N. sanctions — but do those sanctions actually work?

NHL taps new market, plays 1st preseason game in…

Looking to tap a vast Chinese market, the NHL plays in a land where hockey is a mystery

Mexico navy official: No missing child in…

A high-ranking navy official said Thursday there is no missing child at a collapsed Mexico City school that had become a focus of rescue efforts following this week's deadly magnitude 7.1 earthquake, though an adult still may be alive in the rubble

UK police arrest 6th suspect in subway bombing…

Sky News London police release one of the detained suspects

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Why You Never Want to See ‘SSSS’ On Your Boar…

There is really only one thing worse than going through airport security… and that’s going through more airport security.

South Korea Approves An $8 Million Aid Package…

The funds will be distributed via United Nations agencies to help North Korean children and pregnant women.

The Latest: German diplomat defends Iran nuclear…

Germany's top diplomat is defending international institutions and agreements, condemning "egoism" on the world stage

The Latest: No missing child at collapsed Mexican…

Mexico's navy says there are no missing children at a collapsed Mexico City school where rescuers have been hunting for a child believe to be trapped

How China’s banks could cripple North Korea

New reports revealing how instructions from China’s Central Bank could help weaken North Korea’s economy

Budweiser and Lyft Ask People to 'Give A Damn…

Budweiser has teamed up with Lyft to give out up to 150,000 free rides. TC Newman (@PurpleTCNewman) has more on how these businesses are trying to eliminate drunk driving.

Myanmar's Leader Finally Talked About The…

Aung San Suu Kyi had said little about the Rohingya crisis until Tuesday. In her 30-minute speech, she didn't denounce violence against the group.

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Le Pen's deputy quits as tensions engulf French…

The right-hand man of French far-right leader Marine Le Pen has quit the National Front in a power battle stemming from May's bruising election defeat

Russia warns US, says special forces helping…

Russia warns US, says its special forces deployed with Syrian government troops in battle to take key city from IS

Trump issues executive order against North Korea

The order gives the Treasury Department new authority to go after people and entities that do business with the rogue regime