Trump Jerusalem move sparks Israeli-Palestinian clashes
At least 31 Palestinians have been wounded in clashes in the Gaza Strip and across the occupied West Bank, during protests against US President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.
Hamas Leader Tells Followers to ‘Ignite New Intifada’
Following a wave of protests in response to the U.S. recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, Hamas has called on an intifada to combat the “Zionist policy.”
Hezbollah’s Nasrallah backs call for new Palestinian intifada
Lebanese Hezbollah has backed calls by the Palestinian armed group Hamas to launch a new uprising against Israel in response to the US recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of the Jewish state, Hassan Nasrallah, the Hezbollah leader, said in a televised address.
Australian parliament approves same-sex marriage
Same-sex marriage will become legal in Australia after a historic bill was passed in the House of Representatives.
Defector says thousands of Islamic State fighters left Raqqa in secret deal
A high-level defector from Kurdish-led forces that captured the Syrian city of Raqqa from Islamic State has recanted his account of the city’s fall, saying thousands of IS fighters - many more than first reported - left under a secret, U.S.-approved deal.
3 dead in shooting at Aztec, New Mexico high school
Police have confirmed reports of a shooting at Aztec High School in Aztec, New Mexico. All area schools are on lockdown. Three people, believed to be students, have died. The shooter is reportedly in custody.
Ex-policeman Michael Slager jailed for shooting Walter Scott
A former South Carolina police officer has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for fatally shooting an unarmed African-American motorist.
Franken to Resign From Senate After Sexual-Misconduct Allegations
Senator Al Franken announced Thursday he’ll resign to end the turmoil over allegations that he groped or tried to forcibly kiss several women after more than half of his Democratic colleagues demanded he step down to make clear that mistreatment of women is unacceptable.
OAS Finally Hints at 'Irregularities' in Honduran Elections Days After Vote
OAS chief Luis Almagro finally released a statement on the Honduran elections.
Man has reached his physical peak, says French study
Humans have reached the maximum limit for physical performance, height and lifespan, according to a new scientific review conducted by the Paris Descartes University in France.
Veterinarians seek permission to research pot meds for pets
People anxious to relieve suffering in their pets are increasingly turning to oils and powders that contain CBDs, a non-psychoactive component of marijuana. But there’s little data on whether they work, or if they have harmful side effects.