Taiwanese aircraft scrambled to monitor a Chinese carrier battle group transiting the Taiwan Strait on Wednesday following Chinese President Xi Jinping’s warning that Taiwan would face the “punishment of history” if it seeks independence.
North Carolina police arrested a woman Wednesday and placed her baby into child protective services after a video of the child inhaling and puffing smoke when an off-screen adult places what appears to be a cigarillo to the baby’s lips went viral on Facebook.
In a televised address, Peru's President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski confirmed his resignation Wednesday hours after video footage surfaced that linked him to a vote-buying scandal, according to reports.
Gregory Salcido, a teacher at El Rancho High School in Pico Rivera, California, was given the pink slip Tuesday by the El Rancho Unified School District after he was recorded making disparaging remarks about the US military.
Ahed Tamimi, the 17-year-old Palestinian girl who became an international symbol of Palestinian resistance after slapping an Israeli soldier in December, accepted a plea bargain on Wednesday to serve eight months in an Israeli prison.
Austria’s foreign minister recalled an employee at its embassy in Israel after an Austrian weekly published a screenshot from Juergen-Michael Kleppich’s Facebook page of a photo of him wearing a t-shirt with the name of a Nazi Tank division.
A Royal Saudi Air Force aircraft has been downed in the Sa'da Province in the northwest of war-torn Yemen, rebels said, cited by local news outlets.
An ex-Israeli defense minister and an air force pilot have revealed classified details and risks of the 2007 Israeli airstrike against a nearly finished Syrian nuclear reactor following the Israeli Defense Ministry acknowledging the bombing.
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