Trump Sends Back McMaster Plan To Surge Troops In Afghanistan

World | Saagar Enjeti
U.S. President Donald Trump participates in the commissioning ceremony of the aircraft carrier USS Gerald R. Ford at Naval Station Norfolk in Norfolk, Virginia, U.S. July 22, 2017. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst - RTX3CIPR

‘This is not a war that’s going to be won’

Charlie Gard's Parents Abandon Legal Battle

World | Joshua Gill
Charlie Gard's parents Coonie Yates and Chris Gard arrive at the High Court ahead of a hearing on their baby's future, in London, Britain July 24, 2017. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls

‘Too late to treat Charlie’

Taliban Blow Dozens Sky High As Terror Group Sweeps Across Country [Video]

World | Saagar Enjeti
An Afghan shopkeeper inspects his shop after a suicide attack in Kabul, Afghanistan July 24, 2017. REUTERS/Mohammad Ismail
reduced to a pile of charred mangled metal

Merkel's Election Opponent Warns Of New Migrant Crisis In Germany

World | Jacob Bojesson
Migrants sing the traditional German christmas carol "Oh christams tree" during a Christmas gathering, organized by local relief organization "Die Johanniter", with christmas presents for the children at the refugee camp in Hanau, Germany, December 24, 2015. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

‘Situation could repeat itself’

Mass Suicide: Family Of N. Korean Defectors Caught In China Ends It All To Avoid Being Sent Back

World | Ryan Pickrell
FILE PHOTO: A Chinese flag is seen in front of the Friendship bridge over the Yalu River connecting the North Korean town of Sinuiju and Dandong in China's Liaoning Province, April 1, 2017. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj/File Photo

China steps up arrests of defectors

Chinese Fighters Buzz Navy Spy Plane In East China Sea

World | Ryan Pickrell
China's J-10 fighter jets from the People's Liberation Army Air Force August 1st Aerobatics Team perform during a media demonstration at the Korat Royal Thai Air Force Base, Nakhon Ratchasima province, Thailand, November 24, 2015. Thailand's military held an air show with China on Tuesday ahead of joint manoeuvres in a sign of warming ties, but Thailand said it was not distancing itself from the United States which downgraded the military relationship following a 2014 coup. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

‘Unsafe and unprofessional’

At Least 5 Injured After Man Goes On Chainsaw Rampage In Switzerland

World | Jacob Bojesson
Maniac with a chainsaw. [Shutterstock - BPTU]

‘Special situation’

The French Conspiracy With The Russian Orthodox Church That Destroyed The Jehovah's Witnesses

World | Joshua Gill
Alexander Kalistratov, the local leader of a Jehovah's Witnesses congregation, arrives for a court session in the Siberian town of Gorno-Altaysk, December 16, 2010. Kalistratov now faces up to two years in prison if found guilty this week by a Russian court of inciting religious hatred for distributing literature about his beliefs. To match Feature RUSSIA-EXTREMISM/RELIGION REUTERS/Alexandr Tyryshkin (RUSSIA - Tags: POLITICS RELIGION CRIME LAW) - RTXVRZ2

‘Evil under the guise of good’

Canadian Dunkirk Veteran Draws Crowd And Appreciation At Film Premier

World | David Krayden

‘…watching the movie, I could see my old friends again and a lot them died later in the war.’

'They Are Not That Smart' : How ISIS Lost Its Chance At A Radioactive Dirty Bomb

National Security | Russ Read

The group had a trove of radioactive material under its nose for three years

White House Signals Readiness To Accept Russia Sanctions Bill That Limits Trump's Authority

Politics | Jonah Bennett
U.S. President Donald Trump waves to supporters as he arrives at the U.S. Women's Open golf tournament at Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, New Jersey, U.S., July 15, 2017. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

‘The administration is supportive of being tough on Russia’

Turkish Govt. Seized Over 950 Private Companies Since 2016

Business | Robert Donachie
FILE PHOTO: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan speaks during a news conference in Hamburg, Germany July 8, 2017. REUTERS/Wolfgang Rattay

‘Some $11 billion worth of corporate assets have been put under government control’

US Prepares For Another Missile Defense Test As North Korea Ramps Up The Threat

World | Ryan Pickrell
A Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) interceptor is launched from the Pacific Spaceport Complex Alaska during Flight Test THAAD (FTT)-18 in Kodiak, Alaska, U.S., July 11, 2017. During the test, the THAAD weapon system successfully intercepted an air-launched intermediate-range ballistic missile (IRBM) target. Leah Garton/Missile Defense Agency/Handout via REUTERS

North Korea is advancing its missile program at a rapid rate

UK Gov't Considers Reforms That Would Let People Pick Their Legal Gender

World | Jacob Bojesson
Gay pride flag. (Photo credit: Shutterstock/iri Flogel)

‘This has huge implications’

Teenage German Girl Lured By ISIS Arrested In Mosul

World | Saagar Enjeti
A member of the Iraqi forces walks past a mural bearing the logo of the Islamic State (IS) group in a tunnel that was reportedly used as a training centre by the jihadists, on March 1, 2017, in the village of Albu Sayf, on the southern outskirts of Mosul.

‘Linda might be put on trial in Iraq’

Report: 173 ISIS Fighters Trained To Attack Europe

World | Jacob Bojesson
Belgian soldiers and special forces police keep guard outside a courthouse as Paris attacks suspect Salah Abdelslam remains in police custody, in Brussels, Belgium, April 7, 2016. REUTERS/Yves Herman

Trained to ’cause serious deaths and injuries’

'Provocative': China Caught Spying On US Military Drills With Australia

World | Ryan Pickrell
Chinese People's Liberation Army Navy recruits chant slogan during a parade to mark the end of a semester at a military base of the North Sea Fleet, in Qingdao, Shandong province December 5, 2013. REUTERS/China Daily

Sending an unfriendly message

Sanctions Experts Suggest Treasury Dept's Exxon Fine Is A Thinly Veiled Shot At Rex Tillerson

Energy | Chris White
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson makes a speech during the opening ceremony of the 22nd World Petroleum Congress in Istanbul, Turkey, July 9, 2017. REUTERS/Murad Sezer

‘You have to wonder’

Poll: Jesus, Martin Luther King Jr Considered 'Extreme' By 1 In 4 Brits

World | Joshua Gill
Jesus on the cross Shutterstock/jorisvo

‘Moral confusion’

Report: Susan Rice Met Privately With Senate Intelligence Committee Investigators About Russia Probe

Politics | Jonah Bennett
U.S. National Security Advisor Rice joins President Obama as he participates in a bilateral meeting with Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta at the State House in Nairobi

‘Rice appreciates the Committee’s efforts to examine Russia’s efforts to interfere’

Report: Sessions Did Talk About 2016 Campaign With Russians

Politics | Amber Randall
U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions is sworn in before a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., June 13, 2017. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

‘I’m not aware’

City Slaps 5-Year-Old With $200 Fine For Selling Lemonade

World | Thomas Phippen
Girl at a lemonade stand (Shutterstock/Nadia Leskovskaya)

‘Have I done a bad thing?’

Sweden Removes Pippi Longstocking From Libraries Over ‘Racist’ Term

World | Ian MIles Cheong
A girl waves Swedish flags outside the royal church where the wedding ceremony of Sweden's Princess Madeleine and her U.S.-British banker fiance Christopher O'Neill will take place, at the royal castle in Stockholm June 8, 2013. Princess Madeleine, 30, daughter of Sweden's King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia, marries U.S.-British banker O'Neill, 38, on Saturday at a wedding to be attended by European royals and socialites from across the Atlantic. REUTERS/Bertil Enevag Ericson/Scanpix

PC culture goes after gingers

State Dept. Report: ISIS, Hezbollah Have Support In Latin America

World | Justin Caruso
A member of the Iraqi forces walks past a mural bearing the logo of the Islamic State (IS) group in a tunnel that was reportedly used as a training centre by the jihadists, on March 1, 2017, in the village of Albu Sayf, on the southern outskirts of Mosul.

‘Financial and ideological support for ISIS and other terrorist groups’

Hawaii Braces For Possible NK Missile Attack

World | Grace Carr and Ryan Pickrell
North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un looks on during the test-fire of inter-continental ballistic missile Hwasong-14 in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) in Pyongyang, July, 4 2017. KCNA/via REUTERS

‘We have a responsibility to plan for all hazards’

Iran Jails 12 Christians In Less Than 2 Months

World | Joshua Gill
An Iranian Christian woman leaves a church after a prayer ceremony in Tehran September 17, 2006. REUTERS/Morteza Nikoubazl(IRAN) - RTR1HEXU

‘fearful of the growth of Christianity’

Four Dead, More Than 190 Wounded In 'Day Of Rage' Clashes Across Israel

World | Russ Read
Palestinians shout slogans during a protest over Israel's new security measures at the compound housing al-Aqsa mosque, known to Muslims as Noble Sanctuary and to Jews as Temple Mount, in Jerusalem's Old City July 20, 2017. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun - RTX3C77B

‘Day of Rage’

Palestinian Breaks Into Home, Stabs Three Israelis To Death

World | Russ Read
A Palestinian stabbed three Israelis to death and wounded a third in a West Bank settlement on Friday. The attacker broke into the victims' home, located in a West Bank settlement near Halamish, before stabbing them, according to the Times of Israel. The victims included a man in his 40s, another in his 60s and a woman in her 40s, according to paramedics. A fourth woman was also reported to be in serious condition on the way to a nearby medical center in Jerusalem. A neighbor shot the Palestinian attacker, though reports are conflicted as to whether he is dead or alive. "When we went into the house we saw four casualties lying [on the floor] with stab wounds," Ohad Amitoun, a rescue worker with Israel Maden David Odom emergency service told the Times of Israel. "Another 60-year-old woman was conscious and suffered stab wounds to her upper body. She was treated at the scene and was evacuated by an MDA intensive care ambulance. She was in moderate-serious condition." The deadly attack followed a series of violent clashes between Palestinians and Israeli security forces in east Jerusalem and the West Bank, which left three Palestinians dead and more than 190 injured. The clashes were a response to Israeli's installation of new metal detectors outside the Temple Mount compound, which houses the al-Aqsa mosque. Israeli security forces installed the metal detectors after a group of Palestinian terrorists shot and killed three Israeli police near the compound. Israel fell victim to a series of Palestinian stabbings throughout 2015 and 2016. The Trump administration called upon Israel and Jordan, which helps run Islamic holy sites in Jerusalem, to find a solution to the Temple Mount issue. A solution may not be likely in the near future though, as Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has ceased official contact with Israel in response to the ongoing conflict. Follow Russ Read on Twitter Send tips to

Israeli paramedics described a gruesome scene

France's National Front Considers Relaunch Under New Name

World | Jacob Bojesson
Marine Le Pen concedes defeat at the Chalet du Lac in the Bois de Vincennes in Paris. REUTERS/Charles Platiau

The name ‘scares people’

Punishment Likely As Initial Findings Reveal Navy At Fault In Catastrophic USS Fitzgerald Collision

World | Jonah Bennett
The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Fitzgerald, damaged by colliding with a Philippine-flagged merchant vessel, is seen at the U.S. naval base in Yokosuka

‘They did nothing until the last second’

North Korean Submarine Makes Long, Strange Trip, Hinting At Possible Sub-Launched Missile Test

World | Ryan Pickrell
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un guides on the spot the underwater test-fire of strategic submarine ballistic missile in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) in Pyongyang on April 24, 2016. KCNA/via REUTERS

Missile program advancing at accelerated rate

The Most Beautiful Royal Women Across The Globe [SLIDESHOW]

Entertainment | AnnMarie Hilton

They are royals for a reason

Lavrov Compares Trump And Putin G20 Meeting To Kids On The First Day Of Kindergarten

Politics | Jack Crowe
U.S. President Donald Trump (R) shakes hands with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov as Russian President Vladimir Putin stands nearby during a meeting on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Hamburg, Germany July 7, 2017 Sputnik/Mikhail Klimentyev/Kremlin via REUTERS

‘Maybe they went to the toilet together’

Salvador Dali's Mustache Still Perky After 27 Years In A Coffin

World | Thomas Phippen
Salvador Dali in 1971 (WIkimedia Commons/Allan warren)

‘Its classic shape of ten past ten’

'Bad Behavior' Causes China To Ban Justin Bieber

World | Anders Hagstrom
Singer Justin Bieber attends the 'China: Through The Looking Glass' Costume Institute Benefit Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 4, 2015 in New York City

‘Controversial foreign young singer’

N. Korea May Have Its Missiles To Thank For Most Significant Economic Growth In Nearly Two Decades

World | Ryan Pickrell
Missiles are driven past the stand with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and other high ranking officials during a military parade marking the 105th birth anniversary of North Korea's founding father, Kim Il Sung, in Pyongyang, April 15, 2017. REUTERS/Sue-Lin Wong

Almost 4 percent

Judge Demands New Evidence In Charlie Gard Hearing

US | Joshua Gill
The parents of critically ill baby Charlie Gard, Connie Yates and Chris Gard, pose for the media with a petition, outside Great Ormond Street Hospital, in central London, Britain July 9, 2017. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls

‘Fate of Charlie Gard’

Road Rage Ends With Driver Pounding Cyclist With A Club

World | David Krayden
Man sticking gun out the window of his car in a fit of road rage. [Shutterstock - Dzelat]

‘He was coming at him, and coming at him hard.’

UK Will Keep Borders Open For Two Years After Brexit

World | Jacob Bojesson
Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May addresses the country after Britain's election at Downing Street in London, Britain June 9, 2017. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth

The ‘softest of soft Brexits’

US Is Finally Banning Americans From Traveling To North Korea

World | Ryan Pickrell
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un reacts as he arrives for the opening ceremony of the Cemetery of Fallen Fighters of the Korean People's Army (KPA) in Pyongyang July 25, 2013, as part of celebrations ahead of the 60th anniversary of the signing of a truce in the 1950-1953 Korean War. REUTERS/Jason Lee

North Korea still holding three US citizens

German Court System On The Verge Of 'Collapse' Due To Mass Immigration

World | Jacob Bojesson
Migrants walk along a street after passing the Austrian-German border near Wegscheid, Germany, November 12, 2015. (REUTERS/Michaela Rehle)

‘The situation is dramatic’

Number Of Potential Terrorists In Germany Continues To Grow

World | Jacob Bojesson
German riot police stand guard during the demonstration at the G20 summit in Hamburg

24,400 Islamist extremists in the country

Anglican Church To Conduct Its First Gay Marriage In UK

World | Joshua Gill
A woman holds a placard during a vigil against Anglican Homophobia, outside the General Synod of the Church of England in London, Britain, February 15, 2017. REUTERS/Hannah McKay - RTSYR0G

‘Helping the church to come out’

Here's The Nuclear Price Tag For Kim Jong Un's Survival

World | Ryan Pickrell
Armed North Korean soldiers patrol the banks of Yalu River near the North Korean town of Sinuiju, opposite the Chinese border city of Dandong, May 20, 2011. Confusion surrounded a North Korean visit to China on Friday, as media in the South said the North's leader Kim Jong-il had crossed the border, contradicting earlier reports that his son and heir apparent Kim Jong-un had travelled. REUTERS/Jacky Chen

‘Probably a cost the country can absorb’

US Extradites Fraudulent, Womanizing Monk To Thailand For Prosecution

Video | Joshua Gill

‘multiple sexual affairs’

Man Builds Park Stairs For $550 After Gov't Officials Said It Could Cost Up To $150,000

World | Eric Lieberman
Wooden steps at a park creating a makeshift bridge. Not the aforementioned stairs. [Shutterstock - StAlUr]

‘We just can’t have people decide to go out to Home Depot and build a staircase in a park’

Palestinians Attack Israeli Police At Jerusalem Holy Site, Hamas Calls For Religious War

World | Joshua Gill
Palestinians shout slogans during a protest over Israel's new security measures at the compound housing al-Aqsa mosque, known to Muslims as Noble Sanctuary and to Jews as Temple Mount, in Jerusalem's Old City July 20, 2017. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun - RTX3C77B

‘Islamic fury’

Now You Can Buy Your Own Scottish Murder Island

World | Grace Carr
Located in Portland, Maine, the Spring Point Ledge Lighthouse's construction was completed in 1897 (REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque)

‘Fantastic development potential’

Woman Arrested In Saudi Arabia For Wearing A Miniskirt Released

World | Alissa Stechschulte
JEDDAH, SAUDI ARABIA- DECEMBER 10: Om Abdullah, a passionate cooker who used to cook and make tea to sell in the street to make money for living is honored by Saudi young women volunteers who gathered money for her to boost her work and to afford her more progressive conditions in her work on December 10, 2015 in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. (Photo by Jordan Pix/ Getty Images)

The Snapchat video went viral over the weekend

International Police Operation Takes Down World's Largest Online Black Market

World | Russ Read
Hacker over a screen with binary code. [Shutterstock - adike]

‘One of the most important criminal investigations of the year’