After Congress passed a new law allowing Sept. 11 victims’ families to sue Saudi Arabia in U.S. courts, opponents mounted an expensive political campaign, including paying American military veterans to visit Capitol Hill and warn lawmakers about what they said could be unintended consequences.
The Department of Homeland Security plans to ban laptops in the cabins of all flights from Europe to the United States, European security officials told The Daily Beast. The announcement is expected Thursday.
As the total number of conflict fatalities decreased around the world in 2016, the number of intentional homicides exploded in Mexico.
China tested a new missile in an area close to the Korean peninsula after warning South Korea against the deployment the U.S. missile defense system THAAD.
A 6.8-magnitude earthquake hit the Pacific island nation of Vanuatu Tuesday, the US Geological Survey said, but no tsunami warning was issued.
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday denied the Kremlin had any connection to President Trump’s firing of FBI Director James Comey.
The United States is offering a $10 million reward for information about Muhammad Al-Jawlani, the leader of Al-Nusra terrorist group in Syria, the State Department has announced. Al-Nusra is an affiliate of Al-Qaeda.
Former President Barack Obama warned the world that more people on the planet were eating meat, causing a dramatic rise in climate emissions.
Hanford nuclear site tunnel collapse leads to mass evacuation, “radiological contamination” & FAA air space ban
A tunnel used to shuttle hot fuel rods around the Hanford Nuclear Reservation near Seattle, WA has suffered a catastrophic structural failure followed by a partial collapse of about 400 square feet of its roof. The tunnel is widely reported as being “full of highly contaminated materials,” according to local news channel King 5. For many years, the Hanford facility manufactured plutonium-239 for building nuclear weapons. Plutonium-239 has a half-life of 24,000 years.
Former President Barack Obama traveled to Italy this week to make a speech on climate change at the “Seed & Chips: The Global Food Innovation Summit” in the city of Milan.
A violent, armed gang of robbers have been jailed after using Islamic burqas to hide their identities as they stole hundreds of thousands of pounds in raids across Manchester.
The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) says nearly 250 people are missing and feared dead following two shipwrecks in the Mediterranean Sea in recent days.
Saudi women who attempt to flee Saudi Arabia are at great risk of being returned, possibly being punished by death, Moudi Aljohani, Saudi human rights activist, told RT America’s Manila Chan.
The UN has demanded the next UK government commit to taking at least 10,000 refugees a year directly from camps on top of the thousands of illegal migrants granted asylum in Britain each year.
After scrapping border identification checks for people coming from Denmark into Sweden, the Swedish government has noted a large increase in the number of asylum seekers arriving in the country.
At least six people, including a senior Somali military general, died in a car bombing Monday outside a Mogadishu restaurant.
Strong M6.4 earthquake hits near Tanaga Volcano, Alaska – M5.2 follows – Signs of first eruption since 1914?
A magnitude 6.4 earthquake struck about 20 miles west southwest of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska on May 8, 2017. A M5.2 earthquake followed 8 minutes later.
Premature Babies Born at 24 Weeks Could Have Been Legally Aborted, But They Beat the Odds to Survive
A British family is celebrating this spring because their twins who were born weighing a little more than 1 pound are finally home from the hospital.
Cases of homegrown extremism have increased over the past month, posing a mounting threat to United States security, according to a new House Homeland Security Committee report released Monday.
The US Navy will restart so-called Freedom of Navigation Operations (FONOPs) in the South China Sea to challenge claims by China to exclusive access in the sea, a top American commander says.
Iran test-fired a high speed torpedo near the Strait of Hormuz, US media reported on Monday.
Police in the northern Italian city of Genoa have intercepted a huge drug shipment bound for Libya. Tons of psychotropic medications, destined for Islamic State (IS, former ISIS/ISIL), were seized in cooperation with the Italian customs office.
An Egyptian Christian man was murdered by Islamic extremists in the latest target on Egypt’s Christian population.
French Prime Minister Bernard Cazeneuve has confirmed that French voters have chosen Macron as president.
Israeli opposition leader Isaac Herzog told the Jerusalem Post conference in New York on Sunday that President Donald Trump’s support for peace “gives an aura of optimism to the region … a spirit of change that needs to be seized.”
ISIS has singled out crowded London streets as “ideal targets” for supporters to mow down pedestrians in the latest edition of the terror group’s online magazine.
President Hassan Rouhani has traveled to the northeastern Iran province of Golestan where an explosion at a coal mine left at least 35 people dead.
Here’s something you won’t read about in the US history books. The first legal slave owner in America was black and he owned white slaves.