Around the World
'I'm going to see this through': UK PM May vows to fight for Brexit deal
Prime Minister Theresa May vowed to fight for her draft divorce deal with the European Union on Thursday after the resignation of her Brexit secretary and other ministers put her strategy and her job in peril.
North Korea says it has tested 'ultramodern tactical weapon'
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un observed the successful test of an unspecified 'newly developed ultramodern tactical weapon,' state media reported Friday, in an apparent bid to apply pressures on the United States and South Korea amid a stalemated nuclear diplomacy.
In first, US to vote against UN resolution condemning Israeli presence in Golan
The United States will for the first time vote against an annual UN resolution calling for Israel to withdraw from the Golan Heights, the county’s mission to the world body said on Friday, signifying a dramatic shift in US policy towards the territory.
Australia, Malaysia trade words over Israel embassy shift
A top Australian official seized Friday on past comments from Malaysia's prime minister seen as anti-Semitic, amid a diplomatic war of words over the possibility of Canberra moving its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem.
Netanyahu now holds 3 most senior posts in government
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is currently holding the three most senior positions in the government-- prime minister, foreign affairs minister and now the defense minister as well, following Avigdor Lieberman's resignation on Wednesday over the ceasefire agreement reached with Hamas.
Inside the United States
Trump administration greenlights $324M border wall in Arizona
The Arizona border will have 32 miles of existing wall replaced starting next April.
631 missing, 63 dead in California wildfire
More than 600 people are missing and 63 have died as a result of what is now being called the most deadly fire to ever break out in California, local officials announced late Thursday.
Feds Collect Record Taxes in October; Still Run $100B Deficit
The federal government collected record total tax revenues of $252,692,000,000 in October, the first month of fiscal 2019, according to the Monthly Treasury Statement released Tuesday.
Florida orders first ever statewide hand-recounts as legal fights continue
An unprecedented statewide hand recount is now under way in the Sunshine State, further extending a high-stakes, partisan battle over every last vote in Florida's crucial U.S. Senate race.