Over 800 north London public housing apartments being evacuated over fire safety concerns

(LONDON) -- More than 800 public housing apartments in London are set to be evacuated over fire concerns in the wake of the deadly Grenfell Towers blaze that killed at least 79 people.

The ... Read More

Mosul's historic Great Mosque of al-Nuri and leaning minaret destroyed

(MOSUL, Iraq) -- The Great Mosque of al-Nuri and its iconic leaning minaret, which has towered over Iraq's second-largest city for over eight centuries, was destroyed by ISIS militants late Wednesday, according to Iraqi officials.

It was t... Read More

Policeman rescues toddler from oncoming cars in China

(BEIJING) -- A toddler running in the middle of a road was swept up by a nearby traffic cop today in southwest China.

As seen in surveillance video footage, a toddler jumps off a motorcycle and runs into the busy intersection.

A... Read More

North Korea conducts another missile test

(NEW YORK) -- North Korea has held yet another missile test on Wednesday, a U.S. official says.

According to the official, North Korea conducted a static rocket engine test at its Sohae launch facility. It marked the first such test since ... Read More

Regional AQAP leader killed in airstrike in Yemen

(WASHINGTON) -- A regional leader for Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula was killed last week in a U.S.-led airstrike, the U.S. military announced Thursday.

According to U.S. Central Command, a June 16 airstrike killed Abu Khattab al Awlaqi... Read More

No royal wants to be king or queen, Prince Harry says in new interview

(LONDON) -- Prince Harry reveals in a candid new interview that he believes no one in the royal family wants to be king or queen.

"We are involved in modernizing the British monarchy. We are not doing this for ourselves but for the greater... Read More

Three panda cubs born in China

(BEIJING) -- Northwest China just got three new residents.

Three panda cubs were born in China at the Shaanxi Rare Wild Animals Rescue and Breeding Research Center last week. They now weigh 11.2 ounces, according to the center, and are all... Read More

Despite Trump tweet, Mattis, Tillerson are full steam ahead on China, North Korea

(WASHINGTON) -- After a day of meetings with top Chinese officials, Defense Secretary James Mattis and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said the U.S. and China have made progress on a handful of issues and are pushing ahead on pressuring North Korea ... Read More

US military: ISIS destroyed historic mosque

(BAGHDAD) -- ISIS has destroyed a historic mosque in western Mosul, the U.S. military announced on Wednesday.

The destruction of the Great Mosque of al-Nuri was announced by the Iraqi government on Wednesday. That mosque was the site where... Read More

Russia cancels meeting with US on improving relations amid updated sanctions

(NEW YORK) -- The Russian deputy foreign minister has canceled his meeting with his American counterpart –- a long-planned summit to address more minor problems in the relationship –- because of the updated U.S. sanctions announced Tuesda... Read More

Jared Kushner meets with Netanyahu on first day of Middle East trip

(JERUSALEM) -- Jared Kushner, President Trump’s senior adviser and son-in-law, arrived in Israel Wednesday morning to begin a trip aimed at moving toward a peace deal between the Israelis and Palestinians.

The trip, which comes as Ku... Read More