Around the World
UK PM May dives into diplomacy in bid to clinch Brexit deal
Prime Minister Theresa May steps up attempts to court European support for a Brexit deal on Thursday as negotiations on securing a smooth British divorce from the world’s biggest trading bloc enter their final stages.
Saudi Crown Prince Told Evangelical Leaders Khashoggi Murder Was 'Terrible Mistake'
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman (MBS) told American evangelical leaders in their meeting last week that the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi was a 'terrible mistake' and vowed to punish those responsible.
U.S. sanctions Russians over Crimea ties
The Trump administration placed a new round of sanctions against 12 Russian individuals and businesses.
US hopes Russia will continue to let Israel hit Iranian assets in Syria
Washington will focus on pressuring Iran financially and contesting its activities in Syria, Iraq and Yemen, where the Islamic republic enjoys broad influence, the U.S. envoy to Syria said Wednesday, adding that Tehran should eventually withdraw all Iran-commanded forces from Syria.
Syrian officer: Russia's S-300 system minimizes success of Israeli strike
The deployment of Russia’s advanced S-300 anti-aircraft systems to Syria has minimized the chances of successful Israeli air strikes, a senior Syrian officer said Thursday.
Inside the United States
Midterm turnout surges to 50-year high, early estimates show
Voter turnout soared in the 2018 midterm elections, according to an early projection in a new study, potentially reaching the highest level in over 50 years.
GOP Senate candidate Rick Scott files bombshell lawsuits accusing Dem Florida election officials of trying to 'steal the election'
Accusing Democrats of 'rampant fraud' and a coordinated effort to 'steal' elections, Republican Senate candidate Rick Scott filed explosive lawsuits late Thursday against the top election officials in two heavily Democratic counties, as they continue to report new votes and three major races in the state appear headed for recounts.
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg fractures 3 ribs in fall
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was hospitalized Thursday after fracturing three ribs on her left side in a fall at her office a day earlier, the court said in a news release.
Dems plan to bring in Mueller for televised hearings if Trump fires him
Top Democrats in the House are reportedly planning to invite Robert Mueller to testify on Capitol Hill in televised hearings if President Trump takes action to fire the special counsel and shut down the Russia investigation.
Asia Bibi On Plane Out of Pakistan, Lawyer Says
Asia Bibi, the Pakistani Christian woman imprisoned for several years for her faith, is on her way out of Pakistan, according to a report from Agence France-Presse.
Texas Pastor Meets $2.3M Fundraising Goal to Help Liberia Get Clean Water After Huge Donation
A Texas pastor who began living on a barge on Lake Ray Hubbard in Dallas nearly a month ago and pledged to keep living there until he raised $2.29 million to help provide clean drinking water for all of Liberia by 2020 is now home after meeting his goal in a surprising moment on Monday.