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3 US Navy aircraft carriers operate off Korean Peninsula
Three U.S. Navy aircraft carriers joined South Korea forces on Saturday to begin joint naval exercises in the waters off the Korean Peninsula in a show of force against North Korea as President Donald Trump ends his five-country Asia tour.
7.3 Earthquake kills at least six in Iraq, injures 150: Officials
A powerful earthquake that rocked northeastern Iraq on Sunday (Nov 12) killed at least six people and injured 150 others in the country, officials said.
Mysterious Radioactive Cloud Hovering Over Europe Traced Back To Russia
Authorities traced the origins of a mysterious radioactive cloud that passed over some 28 countries in Europe recently. First discovered over Italy in early October, the cloud was found to have originated sometime in September near the border of Russia and Kazakhstan.
Lebanon: Prime Minister Saad Hariri says he is free to leave Saudi Arabia, will return in days
Saad Hariri, who resigned as Lebanon's Prime Minister on November 4, said on Sunday that he is free to leave Saudi Arabia, refuting claims that Riyadh had put him under house arrest.
Warsaw nationalist march draws tens of thousands
Tens of thousands of people joined a nationalist march in Warsaw on Saturday, organised to coincide with Poland's independence day.
Arab League to meet on Iran at Saudi request
The Arab League will hold an extraordinary meeting next Sunday at the request of Saudi Arabia to discuss 'violations' committed by Iran in the region, according to a memorandum.
Saudis told Abbas to accept Trump peace plan or resign — report
Saudi Arabia last week ordered Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas to either accept an Israeli-Palestinian peace deal being put together by the Trump administration, or resign, according to an Israeli report Sunday.
Will Trump bring peace to the Middle East?
US President Donald Trump and his advisors have begun formulating a new peace plan that is set to surpass in scale prior Israeli-Palestinian peace-making initiatives, the New York Times reported Saturday.
Abbas: PA could move to back one-state solution if two states fail
If the two-state solution fails, Palestinians will back a one-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, with full rights for all citizens, Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas said Saturday.
Inside the United States
Next week: House, Senate move on tax reform
House and Senate Republicans will take up separate tax reform proposals next week as they race to complete legislation by the end of the year.
Trump says he backs U.S. intelligence agencies, clarifies Putin’s denial of election meddling
President Trump clarified Sunday that he believes the assessment of U.S. intelligence agencies that Russia meddled in last year’s presidential election, but also said he believes Russian President Vladimir Putin is 'sincere' in his denials of interference.
Allegations against Roy Moore roil US evangelical ranks
For many evangelicals, fiery Alabama politician and judge Roy Moore has been a longtime hero. Others have sometimes cringed at his heated rhetoric and bellicose style.
Stealth Bombers Secretly Being Built in Desert
A once-empty parking lot at Northrop Grumman Corp.’s top secret aircraft plant in Palmdale is now jammed with cars that pour in during the predawn hours.
In Florida, all eyes on Puerto Rican voters after Maria
Javier Gonzalez has joined a human tide of more than 130,000 U.S. citizens arriving in Florida since Hurricane Maria wrecked Puerto Rico, grateful for a place to start over but resenting how their island has been treated since the disaster.
Judge Gives FEMA 3 Weeks to Change Policy Banning Churches From Receiving Disaster Relief
A Houston federal judge has given FEMA three weeks to decide if its going to change its policy of denying disaster relief to religious institutions, rejecting FEMA's attempt to delay a challenge by three Texas churches.
Texas town holds 1st Sunday service since church attack
Hundreds of mourners crowded into the tiny town of Sutherland Springs for the first Sunday service since a gunman stormed the First Baptist Church a week earlier, killing more than two dozen people in the worst mass shooting in Texas history.