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North Korea detains U.S. citizen as tensions rise

North Korea detained an American citizen on Saturday as he tried to leave the country, though it was not immediately clear what led to his arrest. It comes amid rising tensions between North Korea and the United States. The Pyongyang University [...]

French mayor threatens to quit after town votes for Le Pen

Daniel Delomez, the mayor of the town of Annezin in northern France, reacted angrily when it became clear that far-right candidate Marine Le Pen had secured a victory in his town during Sunday's presidential election. Delomez called the result [...]

President Trump orders review of nuclear deal with Iran

U.S. President Donald Trump has ordered a review of the nuclear deal between Iran and world powers, seeking to determine whether sanction relief agreed to by the United States should continue, a move likely to anger Iran. The U.S. State Department [...]

Former U.S. President George H.W. Bush hospitalized in Houston

Former U.S. President George H.W. Bush has been hospitalized in Houston after being diagnosed with a mild case of pneumonia, but his spokesman says the former president "is going to be fine" and is staying for observation. Bush Sr., who is [...]

Man in Cleveland streams murder live on Facebook

A multi-state manhunt is underway for 37-year-old Steve Stephens who is accused of killing a man in Cleveland and broadcasting it live on Facebook. He said he wants to kill as many people as possible before being caught. The incident happened [...]

Emma Morano, last surviving person of the 1800s, dead at 117

Emma Morano, the world's oldest living person and the last surviving person to have been born in the 1800s, has died at her home in Italy, officials say. She was 117 years 137 days old. Morano was born on November 29, 1899, a time when King [...]

North Korea attempts to launch ballistic missile

North Korea has test-fired a ballistic missile but the launch ended in failure, American and South Korean officials say, just a day after the country staged a massive military parade to mark its founder's birth anniversary. The missile was [...]

Nuclear device placed in tunnel at North Korea’s test site

North Korea appears to be in the final phase of preparing for a nuclear test, having placed a nuclear device in a tunnel at the country's nuclear test site, American officials said on early Thursday. A test appears imminent. The Punggye-ri [...]

Comedian Charlie Murphy, of ‘Chappelle’s Show’, dead at 57

Stand-up comedian Charlie Murphy, who is best remembered for his appearances on "Chappelle's Show" and who is the older brother of actor Eddie Murphy, has died after a battle with cancer. He was 57 years old. Charlie passed away at a New York [...]

David Letterman’s mom, Dorothy Mengering, dead at 95

Dorothy Mengering, the mother of late-night talk show host David Letterman and who became known to Late Night and Late Show viewers when she was introduced as "Dave's Mom," has died. She was 95 years old. Dorothy passed away on Tuesday but [...]