Strong earthquake strikes western Japan, injuring at least 14

A strong earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.6 has struck near the city of Kurayoshi in western Japan, injuring at least 14 people and causing some damage, officials say. No tsunami warning has been issued. The earthquake, which struck [...]

Trump declines to say whether he will accept election result

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, who has suggested that the upcoming election is "rigged" against him, has declined to say whether he will accept the results of the vote, saying "I will look at it at the time." Trump, who is behind [...]

Gunman kills 2 Americans near coalition base in Kabul

A gunman wearing an Afghan army uniform opened fire near a coalition base in the Afghan capital Kabul, killing two Americans and injuring three others, military officials say. The attacker was killed when soldiers returned fire. The incident [...]

Ecuador cuts Assange’s internet access for interfering in U.S. election

Ecuador says it has decided to temporarily cut off WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's internet access, citing the group's interference in the U.S. presidential election, though the government indicated that it has no plans to evict him from [...]

Saudi Arabia beheads Prince Al-Kabeer for fatal shooting

A prince who was convicted of killing a man after an argument has been decapitated by sword in Saudi Arabia, the kingdom's government reported on Tuesday, marking the first execution of a member of the royal family since 1977. Prince Turki [...]

4 people found dead at home near Sydney

Four people - a man, a woman, and two children - have been found deceased inside a home in Sydney's northern suburb of Davidson, according to the New South Wales Police Force. A dog was also found dead. The incident was first reported at 11:20 [...]

Chinese astronauts embark on nation’s longest space mission

China has launched a manned spacecraft from the Gobi desert, marking the start of the country's longest-ever space mission to test a space laboratory that was recently launched. It is part of China's plan to create its own space station. The [...]

Iraq launches military offensive to retake Mosul from ISIS

A military offensive to end the Islamic State's occupation of the Iraqi city of Mosul has begun, Prime Minister Haider Al-Abadi announced on early Monday, nearly 2.5 years after militants seized control of the city. Al-Abadi, speaking in an [...]

North Carolina Republican Party office firebombed

A North Carolina Republican Party office in Orange County has been the target of a firebombing, with the text "Nazi Republicans" painted on the side of a nearby building, officials say. There were no reports of injuries. The incident happened [...]

15 victims after mass shooting during party in Los Angeles

At least 15 people have been shot, 3 of them fatally, after a mass shooting during a house party in the West Adams neighborhood of Los Angeles. A woman is in custody but police are looking for two additional suspects. The incident happened [...]