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Trump Puts Kibosh on Putin Talks, Citing Ukraine-Russia Naval Confrontation
President Donald Trump will not meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin at the upcoming Group of 20 summit in Argentina later this week.
Russian tanks massing on Ukraine's border, president tells Sky News
The Ukrainian president has said he has evidence that Russian military tanks are massing along his country's border.
Russia to deploy new S-400 missiles in Crimea amid sky-high tensions
Moscow will soon deploy more of its advanced S-400 air defense systems in Russian-annexed Crimea, a military official said Wednesday, amid rising tensions with Ukraine.
Scientists puzzled by mysterious earthquake that rumbled around the world
Scientists have been stumped by the 20-minute rumble of a mysterious seismic wave which was detected earlier this month.
Europe agrees to back UN resolution condemning Hamas terror group
The European Union agreed to support a US-sponsored United Nations General Assembly resolution condemning Hamas, following negotiations with Washington, diplomats said Thursday.
Bracing for Gaza clash, IDF launches urban, tunnel warfare drill
The Israeli military this week concluded a combined urban and tunnel warfare exercise simulating fighting in the Gaza Strip. The IDF Spokesperson's Unit said the drill, the 11th of its kind to be held this year, was part of the military's routine wartime readiness program.
Inside the United States
Michael Cohen pleads guilty to lying to Congress
President Trump’s longtime 'fixer' Michael Cohen pleaded guilty Thursday to charges of lying to Congress and now says the president’s business empire was pursuing a deal with Russia even during the heart of the 2016 presidential campaign as that country was trying to interfere in the election.
Trump after Cohen plea deal: Mueller's 'illegal hoax' should be stopped 'immediately'
President Trump called for special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation to 'be ended immediately' Thursday evening.
NASA chief says US within 10 years of continuous manned presence on moon
NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine says the U.S. is within 10 years of having a continuous manned presence on the moon, which will lay the groundwork for expanding space exploration to Mars.
US looks to exoskeletons to build 'super-soldiers'
The US Army is investing millions of dollars in experimental exoskeleton technology to make soldiers stronger and more resilient, in what experts say is part of a broader push into advanced gear to equip a new generation of 'super-soldiers'.
Meet the pastors behind Brazil’s new pro-Israel foreign policy
Evangelicals in Brazil grew from 6.6 percent in 1980 to 22.2 percent in 2010, according to the 2010 census. Today, evangelicals constitute an estimated 27 percent of Brazil’s population. By comparison, American evangelicals make up about 25 percent of the religious landscape in the United States, according to the Pew Research Center.