Cesium-134, the fingerprint of seaborne radiation from the nuclear disaster at Fukushima in Japan, has been detected on the West Coast of the United States for the first time, as well as in Canadian salmon.
Italian President Sergio Mattarella started consultations with the members of parliament and political parties to find a solution to the political crisis, which broke out after Prime Minister Matteo Renzi’s resignation.
The US House of Representatives passed on Thursday a 2017 short-term spending bill that contains $10 billion in war funds and an additional $4 billion for flood relief in the US state of Louisiana.
The United States hasn’t changed its position against arming anti-government rebels in Syria amid the imminent fall of the city of Aleppo to government forces, Department of State spokeswoman Elizabeth Trudeau said Thursday.
Safe passage should be provided in order for the United Nations to conduct humanitarian mission in Eastern Aleppo, Humanitarian Adviser to UN special envoy for Syria Jan Egeland said Thursday.
Recent satellite imagery shows Vietnam initiating dredging activity on Ladd Reef, a disputed territory in the South China Sea. This is Hanoi’s latest attempt at validating their claims in the region, and the move may antagonize China, who continues to claim most of the waterway.
Two purported WikiLeaks sources were arrested in North Carolina in September for their alleged participation in a hacking group responsible for breaching the email accounts of CIA Director John Brennan, Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson and Director of National Intelligence James Clapper.
A Mannequin Challenge in Alabama has led to two arrests, local police have reported, with more anticipated.
Prepared remarks from the Department of Defense regarding a performance review of the beleaguered F-35 fighter-jet program have little to no connection to the truth, and could be lies, according to a recently surfaced internal memo.
Film celebrity Leonardo DiCaprio met with Donald Trump to discuss creating jobs focused on the improving the environment.
Daesh, a terrorist group banned around the world, originally emerged in Iraq after the 2003 US invasion in the country. The city of Mosul, Iraq, is currently considered the group's stronghold. Since 2014, the US-led coalition, which includes forces from the UK, Turkey, France and a number of other countries, has been battling Daesh militants in Iraq. Local Iraqi military forces are also engaged in winning back territories captured by Daesh.
The United States may disclose additional information concerning the investigation into alleged cyberattacks carried out by Russian hackers during 2016 US presidential election, White House spokesman Josh Easnest said in a press briefing on Thursday.
Chief political strategist of the Democrats and avid supporter of Hillary Clinton, David Brock, has announced plans to use his research and communications organization American Bridge as a platform to dig dirt on President-elect Donald Trump.
German Ambassador to Ankara Martin Erdmann was summoned to the Turkish Foreign Ministry following a temporary detention by the police of Turkish Parliament Deputy Speaker Ayse Nur Bahcekapili at the Cologne airport.
The US-led coalition fighting Daesh terror group is currently facilitating talks between Turkey and the Kurdish Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) in order to reduce mutual tensions, Operation Inherent Resolve spokesman Col. John Dorrian said at a briefing Thursday.
Retired Adm. James Stavridis told reporters he met with President-elect Donald Trump in New York City on Thursday and discussed cybersecurity.
US President Barack Obama's administration likely to continue reducing the detainee population at the US military base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba despite the Congressional prohibition against closing the facility, White House spokesman Josh Earnest said in a press briefing on Thursday.
A tsunami watch has been issued for the US state of Hawaii after a powerful earthquake hit the Solomon islands, the US National Weather Service reported.
The majority of Germans, Italians and Frenchmen think that the United States did a poor job as a superpower after the dissolution of the Soviet Union in 1991, that’s according to a new poll conducted by a French market research company, Ifop. Radio Sputnik discussed the results with Rodney Atkinson, one of Britain's successful political economists.
A man suspected in the shooting of two police officers in Americus, Georgia is confirmed dead, according to media reports on Thursday.
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