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Europeans rap Iran for working on nuclear-capable missiles
France, Germany and the United Kingdom say Iran’s efforts to develop 'nuclear-capable ballistic missiles' go against a U.N. Security Council resolution calling on Tehran not to undertake any activity related to such missiles.
Iranian missile parts headed to Yemen captured by US Navy warship, officials say
U.S. officials confirmed to Fox News on Wednesday that a U.S. Navy warship has intercepted a 'significant cache' of what is thought to be missile parts from Iran headed to rebels in Yemen.
China gene-edited baby experiment 'may have created unintended mutations'
The gene-editing performed on Chinese twins to immunize them against HIV may have failed and created unintended mutations, scientists have said after the original research was made public for the first time.
Iran announces joint naval exercise with China, Russia
Iran will hold joint naval drills with China and Russia starting on December 27, the head of Iran’s navy said on Tuesday.
US said mulling sending 14,000 more troops to Mideast as Iran threat grows
The United States is weighing sending up to 14,000 more troops to the Middle East in the face of a perceived growing threat from Iran, the Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday.
Likud begins planning leadership race as PM faces 1st real challenge in 14 years
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Likud party is to begin discussions on holding a party leadership primary that is expected to see the first real challenge to the premier’s leadership in 14 years.
Marking a first, 11 EU countries vote against anti-Israel UN resolution
On September 22, 2016, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu stood before the UN General Assembly and said that he had a message that would shock the audience: 'Israel has a bright future at the UN.'
Inside the United States
US Gun Background Checks on Pace to Break Record in 2019
Background checks on gun purchases in the U.S. are climbing toward a record high this year, reflecting what the industry says is a rush by people to buy weapons in reaction to the Democratic presidential candidates' calls for tighter restrictions.
Joe Biden Proposes $1 Trillion in New Corporate Taxes
Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden proposed nearly $1 trillion in new corporate taxes on Wednesday as he sought to generate more revenue to pay for his policy plans on health care, climate, infrastructure and education.
Legal Experts Split Down Party Lines on Case for Impeachment
On Wednesday, the House Judiciary Committee picked up the impeachment torch by holding its first public hearing. The committee heard from four constitutional law experts on what constitutes high crimes and misdemeanors. House Democrats called three witnesses, while Republicans had one.
'Bible-Believing' TX Justice of the Peace in Trouble for Declining to Perform Same-Sex Marriages
McLennan County Justice of the Peace Dianne Hensley, a devout Christian, has received a public warning by Texas' State Commission on Judicial Conduct for refusing to perform same-sex marriages.
Trump Administration Moves to End Food Stamps for 700,000
The Trump administration announced a plan Wednesday to end food-stamp benefits for about 700,000 Americans, issuing a new regulation that makes it harder for states to gain waivers from a requirement that beneficiaries work or participate in a vocational training program.