Taiwan diplomacy harder than ever in US-China tug of war

Diplomacy has never been easy for Taiwan and is becoming ever more complex as it is caught between the United ...
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Woman Killed By Border Patrol Identified As Claudia Patricia Gomez Gonzales, 20

The woman shot and killed by U.S. Border Patrol on Wednesday has been
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The Latest: South Korea relieved about revived US-NK talks

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and North Korea (all times local):
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The Latest: So far, lava has destroyed 82 Hawaii structures

HONOLULU (AP) — The Latest on the eruption of Kilauea volcano on Hawaii's Big Island (all times local):
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Authorities: Suspected restaurant gunman had gun license

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The man suspected of shooting three people inside an Oklahoma City restaurant before being fatally shot ...
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Teacher who confronted Indiana school shooter lauded as hero

NOBLESVILLE, Ind. (AP) — An Indiana middle school student armed with two handguns opened fire inside his science classroom Friday, ...
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Oh, what a session it’s been!

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Near-fist fights, censures, ousters, other controversial legislation—the Knesset’s summer session has come to an end, and Ynet takes a look back at some of the more memorable moments from the country’s legislators this summer.

Two Belgian police hurt by machete-wielding assailant shouting ‘Allahu akbar’

Police stand as they secure the area around a police building in the southern Belgian city of Charleroi following a machete attack on August 6, 2016A machete-wielding man shouting "Allahu akbar" (God is the greatest) wounded two policewomen in southern Belgium on Saturday before being shot dead, in what appeared to be the latest in a string of jihadist attacks in Europe. The attack outside the main police station in the city of Charleroi, around 60 kilometres (40 miles) south of Brussels, left one of the policewomen with "deep wounds to the face" while the other was slightly injured, Belga news agency said. Charleroi police said the attacker was shot and killed, while the two victims were out of danger.


Yemen’s Houthi-led bloc sets up governing council, peace talks end

Officials from Yemen's Houthi movement and the General People's Congress party attend a ceremony in SanaaTwo dominant political movements in Yemen on Saturday announced a 10-member governing council, against the wishes of the United Nations, as U.N.-sponsored peace talks in Kuwait ended without an agreement. The announcement of the council by the armed Houthi movement and the party of Yemen's former president Ali Abdullah Saleh came as supporters of the internationally-recognized president, Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi, battled to try to capture the capital Sanaa from the Iran-allied Houthis. The Houthis and Saleh's General People's Congress (GPC), hold most of Yemen's northern half, while forces loyal to Hadi, who is backed by a Saudi-led Arab coalition, share control of the rest of the country with local tribes.


War turns Ukraine into ‘supermarket’ for illegal weapons

FOR STORY UKRAINE WEAPONS TRADE - This Wednesday, July 13, 2016 photo, provided by the Ukrainian Security Service, shows detained weapon dealers and seized weapons in Cherkasy, Ukraine. The war in eastern Ukraine against Russia-backed separatists has led to the uncontrolled spread of firearms throughout the country, with experts describing Ukraine as a "supermarket" where millions of illegal weapons are for sale. (Ukrainian Security Service photo via AP)KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — A former Ukrainian soldier-turned-arms dealer agrees to meet in Kiev, where he offers to sell a Makarov semi-automatic pistol for about $160. Amid haggling, he drops the price to $120. He says he also has Kalashnikov automatic rifles for less than $400 and can get heavier weapons such as rocket launchers if given a little more time.