Bin Laden raid commander resigns from Pentagon board after criticizing Trump

(WASHINGTON) -- Retired Adm. William "Bill" McRaven, who led the mission to kill Osama bin Laden, resigned from his post on the Pentagon's Defense Innovation Board last month, just days after he publicly criticized President Donald Trump, the Pentago... Read More

China joins the close of Russia's spectacular 'war games'

(TSUGOL, Russia) -- Russian President Vladimir Putin Thursday watched a huge simulated battle put on by Russian and Chinese troops, as he attended the largest so-called war games in his country’s history.

Putin attended the climax of... Read More

Russians accused of poisoning Skripals say they were in Salisbury to visit cathedral

(SALISBURY, England) -- Two men accused of poisoning ex-Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter, Yulia, in Salisbury have denied carrying out the attack and said they were just visiting the town to see the cathedral in an interview with Kremlin-f... Read More

Sen. Chris Murphy: U.S. 'turning a blind eye to likely war crimes' in Yemen

(WASHINGTON) -- Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told Congress late Tuesday that Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) are taking "demonstrable actions" to minimize civilian casualties in their war against Houthi rebels in Yemen -- in a certi... Read More

Pussy Riot member in critical condition after suspected poisoning

(MOSCOW) -- A member of the Russian protest group Pussy Riot was listed in critical condition on Wednesday after possibly being poisoned, according to the band.

Pyotr Verzilov was rushed to a Moscow hospital late Tuesday after he reportedl... Read More

Inside the massive Russian ‘war games’ involving 300,000 troops

(TELEMBA, Russia) -- The huge war games that Russia is holding this week are taking place across the vast wilderness of the country’s Far East, close to the borders of Mongolia and China.

The drills —- called Vostok 2018 &ndash... Read More

Putin has a message for the UK spy poisoning suspects he calls 'civilians' with no military ties: 'I hope they will come forward'

(LONDON) -- Russian President Vladimir Putin said the two men whom British authorities charged in the attempted assassination of a former Russian spy and his daughter have been identified as “civilians” who do not work for the military, a... Read More

Widow remembers husband who saved her life during Westminster attack inquest

(LONDON) -- The widow of the American man who died saving her in the Westminster terror attack gave evidence at an inquest in London Tuesday.

Melissa and Kurt Cochran were in London March 22, 2017, as part of a trip to celebrate their wedd... Read More

Russia holding largest war games in its history

(MOSCOW) -- Russia on Tuesday announced the start of the largest war games in its history, mobilizing tens of thousands of troops for the drills that will also see Chinese troops take part, and that has prompted complaints from the North Atlantic Tre... Read More

India to unveil world's largest statue

(NEW DELHI, India) -- The prime minister of India is set to unveil the world’s largest statue, dedicated to Sardar Patel, a nationalist who helped unite modern India after its independence from Britain, next month.

The Statue of Unit... Read More

Trump admin preparing for second summit with Kim Jong Un: White House

(WASHINGTON) -- The Trump administration is coordinating a second meeting between President Trump and Kim Jong Un after the president received a "very warm, very positive" letter from the North Korean dictator that requested another face-to-face sit-... Read More

Knife-wielding man goes on stabbing spree in Paris, injuring 7

(PARIS) -- A man wielding a knife and an iron bar went on a stabbing spree on Sunday night in Paris, injuring seven -- four of them critically -- before being captured by Good Samaritans and arrested by French police, a spokesperson for the French in... Read More

Alleged Russian agent Maria Butina was paid to pursue access to Vladimir Putin for TV show

(NEW YORK) -- Maria Butina, the alleged Russian agent who stands accused of developing a covert influence operation in the United States, boasted of connections to high-ranking Kremlin officials and was even paid to pursue access to Russian President... Read More

Hundreds of gold coins dating to Rome's Imperial era found in Italy

(ROME) -- It was an amphora, not a pot, but archaeologists found a literal jackpot in a dig in northern Italy last week. No word on if there was a rainbow.

Hundreds of gold coins dating from Rome's late Imperial era, the 4th or 5th century... Read More