Hong Kong police in standoff with protesters…

Hong Kong riot police have faced off with protesters occupying a suburban train station following a commemoration of a violent attack there by masked assailants on supporters of the anti-government movement

UN: Don't worry about drinking microplastics in…

The World Health Organization says the levels of microplastics in drinking water don't appear to be risky

Rainforest Fires Fill Brazil's Skies With Smoke…

Brazil's space agency reports a record of more than 72,000 fires this year, up 80 percent from 2018.

Greenland fallout: Trump scolds Denmark over…

President Donald Trump scolds Denmark over prime minister's rejection of his idea to buy Greenland

Rebels claim downing US drone over Yemen

Yemen's Houthi rebels claim they shot down a U.S. drone over the country's north

Boris Johnson Gets A New Deadline In Brexit Talks…

U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson wants to tear up the Northern Ireland backstop as part of any Brexit deal with the EU.

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In Venezuela, Guaidó questions Maduro claims…

Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó casts doubt on President Nicolás Maduro's claim that he is overseeing secret talks with the United States

70-Year-Old Wins Grueling 'Death March'

Bob Long is 70—and just won a punishing 10-day horse race across the Mongolian steppes. That makes him the oldest rider to even finish the race, the New York Times reports. "It's nothing," says the Idaho native. "You just ride 650 miles on a death march." That meant riding...

Cardinal George Pell Loses Appeal Against Child…

Tthe judges who upheld Pell's conviction said they "did not experience a doubt" about the verdict after reviewing all of the evidence.

Economic twilight zone: Bonds that charge you for…

A sign of economic pessimism: Bonds that charge you for lending money

Castro's Crocodile Bites Arm 'on the Wrong Side…

One of Fidel Castro's crocodiles bit a man who, police said, "had his arm on the wrong side of the security glass" at a Stockholm aquarium. The victim, who is in his 70s, had climbed up to make a speech next to the crocodile enclosure during a private party, the...

Trump Administration Formally Approves F-16 Sales…

The $8 billion sale includes 66 F-16 fighter jets.

Salvadoran woman restarting life after abortion…

A young El Salvador woman acquitted of homicide charges after authorities accused her of having an abortion says she feels like her life has been returned to her

Trump: Germany, France must take back Islamic…

President Donald Trump is challenging France, Germany and other countries to take back citizens captured fighting for the Islamic State group in Syria and Iraq

NYT Reports ISIS Is Making A Comeback In Iraq…

Sources told the New York Times ISIS has been practicing guerrilla warfare, adding new recruits and have about $400 million hidden away.

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Iceland's leader won't be around to welcome Pence

Iceland's leader has announced that she will skip U.S. Vice President Mike Pence's visit to her Nordic nation, opting instead to keep "prior commitments" by attending a trade union conference in Sweden

Germany's Merkel dangles possibility of…

German Chancellor Angela Merkel raised the possibility that a negotiated departure of Britain from the European Union might still be possible even as the clock is ticking on a deal that would satisfy both sides

Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte Announces…

During a lengthy speech to the Italian Senate Tuesday, Giuseppe Conte said he would submit his resignation to the president later on.

Putin says US missile test raises new threats to…

Russian President Vladimir Putin says the test of a new U.S. missile banned under the now-defunct arms treaty has raised new threats to Russia and will warrant a response

As Trump questions loyalty of US Jews, Israeli PM…

Israel's prime minister is steering clear of Donald Trump's comments about American Jews' loyalty, ignoring condemnations from Jewish critics who accused the president of voicing longstanding anti-Semitic tropes

Lam Says She Wants To Start 'Dialogue' With Hong…

In a news conference Tuesday, Carrie Lam said she hopes protests over the weekend are the start of peace in the city.

Venezuelan vice-president in Moscow to discuss…

Russia's foreign minister has held talks with visiting Venezuelan vice president on ways to expand economic, military and other ties

Lions Kill Owner After He Turns His Back on Them

The owner of a game lodge in South Africa was killed by his lions when he entered their enclosure to repair a fence. Leon van Biljon, 70, was attacked Tuesday when he turned his back to three lions as he worked, the Mirror reports. "One came from behind and took...

Leaked UK Report Predicts Disaster If No-Deal…

"Operation Yellowhammer," the British government's no-deal Brexit strategy, predicts shortages of food, fuel and medical supplies.

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Afghan official: Wedding attack's death toll…

Afghan official: Death toll in Kabul weekend wedding attack rises to 80 as US-Taliban talks resume

More Rohingya families say they will not return…

Officials say about 200 Rohingya families interviewed by the U.N. refugee agency and the Bangladesh government all said they do not want to return to Myanmar unless their citizenship and safety are ensured

Hong Kong Protesters Hold Peaceful March After…

A peaceful protest march in Hong Kong on Sunday marked a climbdown from the escalating violence between police and protesters.