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Pro-Brexit politician Nigel Farage hit by protest milkshake

(LONDON) -- You might have had a bad Monday, but it probably wasn't as bad as Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage's.The former UK Independence Party leader was hit with a milkshake thrown by a protester ahead of a pro-Brexit event in Newcastle, England.In video that captured the moment, security can…... Read More

UK bans nationals from entering or remaining in war-torn Syria

(LONDON) — The U.K. government has announced plans to ban British nationals from entering or remaining in parts of war-torn Syria, utilizing powers granted by a controversial new counterterrorism law.Home Secretary Sajid Javid, who oversees domestic security policy, cited the recent terrorist attacks in Sri Lanka and New Zealand, as…... Read More

Comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy sworn in as Ukraine's president, dissolves Parliament

(KIEV, Ukraine) -- Volodymyr Zelenskiy, the 41 year-old TV comedian who won Ukraine's elections last month, was sworn in as president on Monday and immediately called for the country's Parliament to be dissolved so that snap elections can be held.At the inauguration ceremony held in the Parliament building in Kiev,…... Read More

US Navy ship sails past Chinese-claimed reef in South China Sea

(WASHINGTON) -- A U.S. Navy destroyer sailed within 12 miles of the disputed Scarborough Shoal in the South China Sea on Monday in a challenge to China's maritime territorial claims that will likely set off renewed Chinese complaints."The guided-missile destroyer USS Preble conducted a Freedom of Navigation Operation (FONOP) in…... Read More

Duchess Kate brings her kids to enjoy new garden she designed for early childhood development

(LONDON) -- Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, unveiled the "Back to Nature" garden she helped design at the RHS Chelsea Flower show this weekend.The duchess' garden was created with a particular purpose -- to encourage children to play outside -- tying into the focus of her work on how important…... Read More

4 Americans die in small plane crash in Honduras

(NEW YORK) -- Four Americans have died after a small plane plummeted into the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Honduras, according to the U.S. State Department. "We express our condolences to all those affected by this tragedy," a State Department spokesperson told ABC News. "We extend our sincere condolences…... Read More

Tourist bus bombed near Egypt's famed Giza pyramids, injuries reported

(CAIRO) -- A bus full of foreign tourists was bombed Sunday near Egypt's famed pyramids of Giza, injuring several passengers, authorities said. The explosion happened as the tour bus was driving past the Grand Egyptian Museum, close to the pyramids in Giza, officials said. The bus was headed to the…... Read More

Arnold Schwarzenegger assaulted at South African sports event

(NEW YORK) -- Actor and former California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger was apparently assaulted at an event in South Africa. In a video now making the rounds on social media, the former bodybuilder and Mr. Universe himself was filming kids attending the Arnold Classic Africa, a multi-sport event that takes place…... Read More

Notre Dame proposals envision 'green' roof, glass spire, beam of light

(PARIS) -- Two days after fire broke out at Notre Dame Cathedral, swallowing both the wooden roof and the spire, French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe announced an international competition of architecture to decide whether to rebuild under the same conditions or endow it with a new spire "adapted to the…... Read More

Russian 'The Voice Kids' finale to be redone after bots rig final result

(MOSCOW) -- The final result of Russia’s version of the popular TV singing talent show, "The Voice Kids," has been cancelled after it was found that thousands of automated calls and text messages were used to rig voting in favor of its 10-year-old winner. Moscow-based cybersecurity firm IB-Group was brought…... Read More

Taiwan becomes first Asian nation to legalize same-sex marriage

(HONG KONG) -- Lawmakers in Taiwan voted in favor of a bill legalizing same-marriage Friday, making the self-governing island the first Asian country to do so. Tens of thousands of demonstrators, gay rights supporters and dissenting protesters packed the streets outside the parliament building in Taipei in the rainy morning…... Read More

Theresa May agrees to 'timetable for departure' as cross-party Brexit talks collapse: Reports

(LONDON) -- British Prime Minister Theresa May looks set to step down in June or July after a meeting with disgruntled lawmakers that left her "tearful," according to British media. In the Thursday meeting with the 1922 Committee, an influential group of Conservative lawmakers from her own party, the prime…... Read More

US photos showed cruise missiles on Iranian boats

(WASHINGTON) -- One of the key "threat streams" that Iran or Iranian-backed groups in the Middle East were planning possible attacks against U.S. forces in Iraq, Syria and at sea were U.S. intelligence photos that indicated that Iran had placed cruise missiles on small boats in the Persian Gulf region…... Read More

Pentagon wants to help Afghan insurgents willing to enter ceasefire

(WASHINGTON) -- The Pentagon is requesting the ability to provide lodging and transportation to insurgent groups in Afghanistan that are looking to implement local ceasefires with the Afghan government, the Pentagon said on Thursday.The decision to request the authority came after a largely successful ceasefire was implemented between the Taliban…... Read More