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US demonstrates 'show of force' after Turkish militia gets too close to base

(WASHINGTON) -- American F-15s and Apache helicopters carried out a "show of force" in Syria on Tuesday after Turkish-backed militia fighters "came very close" to a U.S. base, according to a U.S. official.The incident underscores the complex battlefield in Syria as 1,000 American troops are withdrawing from the country in…... Read More

Family of UK teen killed in crash involving US diplomat's wife coming to White House

(WASHINGTON) --  The family of Harry Dunn, a British teenager killed when the wife of an American diplomat crashed into his motorcycle in August, is coming to the White House Tuesday for a meeting with “senior administration officials,” according to a White House official.The White House stopped short of saying…... Read More

Russia says it will prevent a clash between the Syrian government and Turkey

(MOSCOW) -- Russia on Tuesday said its troops were now patrolling an area separating the forces of the Syrian government and Turkey, a development that signals how Moscow is taking the role of key power-broker in the conflict there following the United States’ withdrawal.Russia's defense ministry said in a statement…... Read More

Prince William and Kate meet with prime minister of Pakistan

(ISLAMABAD) -- Prince William and Duchess Kate followed in the footsteps of William's late mom Princess Diana Tuesday as they continued their tour of Pakistan. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge met with Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan, who was a friend of Diana's and hosted her in the country…... Read More

Family of teen killed in crash with diplomat's wife says apology 'not strong enough'

(LONDON) -- The family of Harry Dunn, a British teenager who was killed when the wife of an American diplomat crashed into his motorcycle in August , said they learned about the woman's written apology through media reports on Monday and claimed she has yet to contact them directly."She's had…... Read More

Prince William and Kate arrive in Pakistan for royal trip

(LONDON) -- Prince William and Kate, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, arrived in Pakistan Monday for the start of their five-day official royal tour.Kate stepped off the plane in Islamabad in an aqua blue shalwar kameez, a traditional style of dress for Pakistani women that features a flowing tunic…... Read More

Violent protests erupt in Spain as Catalan leaders given lengthy prison sentences

(MADRID) -- Catalunya took to the streets of Barcelona on Monday after nine separatist leaders were sentenced to between nine and 13 years in prison by the Supreme Court of Madrid. The highest court's stiff decision came after a lengthy trial related to the region's October 2017 "unconstitutional independence referendum"…... Read More

What you need to know about who’s fighting in Syria and what the US withdrawal means

(WASHINGTON) -- For over four years, the U.S. armed and fought with Syrian Kurdish forces who served as America's foot soldiers against the Islamic State terror group. But with President Donald Trump pulling American troops out of Syria, those Kurdish forces announced on Sunday that they have a new partner:…... Read More

President Xi Jinping vows Chinese separatists will be ‘smashed to pieces’ as US-themed protests begin in Hong Kong

(HONG KONG) -- President Xi Jinping said that those seeking to divide China would be “smashed to pieces” in comments reported by state media Sunday, as protesters gathered for US-themed protests after weekend rallies descended into violence over the weekend. In the first visit to Nepal by a Chinese president…... Read More

UK says immunity is 'no longer relevant' for American diplomat's wife

(LONDON) --  An American diplomat's wife who was involved in a crash that killed a teenager in the United Kingdom is no longer covered by diplomatic immunity, according to British Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab.In a recent letter to the parents of 19-year-old Harry Dunn, obtained by ABC News, Raab explained…... Read More

Nobel prize in economics given to three economists for work on alleviating global poverty

(NEW YORK) -- The Nobel prize in economics has been awarded to three economists "for their experimntal approach to alleviating global poverty."Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer were announced as the winners on Monday morning.Banerjee and Duflo work at Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Kremer works at Harvard University.…... Read More