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Google Maps(MADRID) — A former co-owner of a grocery chain in South Florida who police say is the alleged mastermind behind the slaying of his wife’s secret lover has been arrested in Spain this week after seven years on the run, authorities said. The Miami-Dade Police Department, which is investigating the case, received a call […]

Manchester Police(MANCHESTER, England) — A United Kingdom officer who was chasing down a suspect was struck by a police van driven by his own partner — and the dramatic episode was all captured on video. A witness took video of the moment when the officer was chasing down the suspect on Leicester Road in Higher […]

iStock/Thinkstock(BEIJING) — The U.S. is expressing alarm that China may be detaining “millions” of Uighurs and other Muslim minorities in a “worsening crackdown” in the country’s inaccessible western region Xinjiang. The new number comes one week after a United Nations panel reported that an estimated 1 million Uighurs are being held in “counterextremism centers” with […]

Laura Lezza/Getty Images(LONDON) — The Italian government announced it has opened a probe into the collapse of a bridge in Genoa that killed at least 38 people, and is putting pressure on the country’s largest toll-road operator to prove that it met its contractual obligations in maintaining the viaduct. The Italian transport ministry has also […]

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — The Trump administration is launching a new task force to focus on Iran, highlighting the threat from the country as a top foreign policy priority. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced his team would spearhead the Iran Action Group to coordinate all “Iran-related activity” across his department and the federal government. The group, […]

Dursun Aydemir/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images(BRUSSELS) — For a few days every two years, the Grand-Place in Brussels rolls out the red carpet — of flowers, that is. This year’s masterpiece contains more than 2,000 square yards of begonias, dahlias, grass and bark. The impressive display was created in less than four hours by 120 hard-working volunteers […]

iStock/Thinkstock(GENOA, Italy) —  As rescue efforts continue for people still missing after the deadly Morandi Bridge collapse in Genoa, Italy, the questions of who bears responsibility for the accident remain unanswered. Families of victims are preparing for funerals in the coming days, while a political dispute escalates over who is to blame. Senior figures in […]

Dursun Aydemir/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — For a few days every two years, the Grand-Place in Brussels rolls out the red carpet — of flowers, that is. This year’s masterpiece contains more than 2,000 square yards of begonias, dahlias, grass and bark. The impressive display was created in less than four hours by 120 hard-working […]

iStock/Thinkstock(JERUSALEM) — Israel’s recent detention of a high-profile American journalist – and his decision to speak out about it – has prompted scrutiny of other instances where Israeli officials have stopped Americans at its border, and charges that it targeted them for their political views. In recent months, Israel’s agency in charge of internal security, […]

ABCNews.com(WASHINGTON) — A series of high-profile Taliban attacks throughout Afghanistan this week that killed at least 200 Afghan security forces have raised questions about whether those forces can contain what appears to be a resurgent Taliban. The attacks come at a time when U.S. officials had indicated that the Trump administration’s South Asia Strategy had […]


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