Trump administration allowing up to 15,000 more foreign worker visas

(WASHINGTON) -- The Department of Homeland Security announced Monday that it will allow for a one-time increase of up to 15,000 H-2B nonimmigrant visas through the end of the 2017 fiscal year.

H-2B nonimmigrant visas allow American compani... Read More

Australian woman shot and killed by police officer in Minneapolis

(MINNEAPOLIS) -- A woman was shot and killed by a Minneapolis police officer on Saturday after she called 911 to report a possible assault near her home just before midnight, authorities said.

The woman was fatally struck near her home in ... Read More

Woman dragged by train on Rome metro

(ROME) -- Newly released security footage from an incident last week in Rome when a metro train dragged a woman down a platform is raising questions about the system's safety.

The woman, identified by Italian media as Natalya Garkovich, is... Read More

Prince William, Duchess Kate and children arrive in Poland

(WARSAW, Poland) -- Prince William and Duchess Kate were joined by Prince George and Princess Charlotte as the family began their five-day royal tour of Poland and Germany Monday.

William and Kate, both, 35, and their children were greeted... Read More

Family searching for answers after daughter dies at Mexican resort

(PLAYA DEL CARMEN, Mexico) -- A Wisconsin family is searching for answers after their 20-year-old daughter died under mysterious circumstances at a 5-star resort during a family vacation earlier this year in Playa Del Carmen, Mexico.

Abbey... Read More

Trudeau visits Calgary Stampede, meets Syrian refugee named after him

(CALGARY, Alberta) -- Go west, young man.

That's precisely what a Stetson-wearing Justin Trudeau did Saturday, traveling to Calgary, Alberta, for the Calgary Stampede, where he got into the spirit of the annual rodeo.

"Thanks for a grea... Read More

Afghan girls robotics team arrives in US following Trump's visa intervention

(WASHINGTON) -- The all-girl robotics team from Afghanistan that was twice denied visas to enter the U.S. for a competition, but were then given the go-ahead earlier this week after President Trump intervened, arrived shortly after midnight on Saturd... Read More

Teen facing 15 charges in connection to London acid attacks

(LONDON) -- A teenager is facing multiple charges in connection to five linked acid attacks in north and east London earlier this week, police said Saturday.

Authorities charged a 16-year-old male on Saturday evening with 15 offenses, incl... Read More

First woman to win prestigious Fields Medal dies

(STANFORD, Calif.) -- Maryam Mirzakhani, the first woman to receive the Fields Medal for mathematics, has died, according to the BBC.

The 40-year-old died of breast cancer, which had spread to her bones.

The Fields Medal, nickna... Read More

US forces killed Abu Sayed, emir of ISIS-K, Pentagon says

(WASHINGTON) -- U.S. forces killed Abu Sayed, the emir of ISIS-K, in a July 11 strike on the group's headquarters in Afghanistan, the Pentagon said Friday.

ISIS-K, or ISIS-Khorasan, is the Afghanistan branch of the terror group operating i... Read More

Latest stats show progress made against ISIS

(WASHINGTON) -- While Iraq has declared victory in Mosul and the battle for Raqqa heats up, the U.S. held a three-day summit of the Global Coalition to Defeat ISIS that ended Thursday, celebrating some key milestones and taking stock of the long road... Read More

Five people injured in London acid attacks

(LONDON) -- Five men were attacked with acid in different areas of London on Thursday night.

The attacks were reported to poli... Read More

Two Israeli police officers fatally shot in Jerusalem's Old City

(JERUSALEM) -- Two Israeli police officers were killed in a shooting in Jerusalem's Old City on Friday, near one of the world's holiest sites.

Authorities said three men armed with guns and knives attacked two Israeli police officers Hail ... Read More

Attacker swims to Egypt resort, stabs six tourists: Officials

(HURGHADA, Egypt) -- At least six tourists were stabbed in a beach resort town along Egypt's Red Sea coast Friday, Egyptian officials said.

According to Egypt's Ministry of Interior, authorities have arrested the suspected attacker and are... Read More