Trump calls Iran a "nation of terror" Shortly after the crews of the two tankers attacked this week in the Gulf of Oman evacuated their stricken vessels, the ships that rescued them were surrounded by Iranian military boats and told to transfer the ...

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Protests are starting soon in Puerto Rico. This is what the scene looks like in San Juan now. Massive protests are set to begin in San Juan at 9 a.m. today. This is what the scene looks like in ...

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Iran, locked in a worsening political standoff with Western powers, has handed down death sentences to several nationals accused of being part of a CIA-trained spy network uncovered earlier this ...

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Regional experts said Monday that it’s hard to gauge the credibility of Iran’s announcement. Regardless, they added, Iran’s flexing of its security apparatus represents the latest in a back ...

Israel begins toppling Palestinian housing in East Jerusalem
July 22 (UPI) --The Israeli government has begun to demolish Palestinian apartment buildings in East Jerusalem's Sur Baher neighborhood, days after multiple United Nations officials urged them against the plan. "They have been evacuating people from their ...   UPI.com  
Hong Kong's Leader Offers No Solutions After Night of Violence
Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam failed Monday to allay public anger over violent attacks in the city overnight, condemning what she called “riotous” protesters who vandalized a Chinese government ...   Time  
Iranian officials say 17 alleged U.S. spies captured, some sentenced to death
TEHRAN, Iran — Iranian officials said Monday that 17 people have been captured who were allegedly spies working for the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency. The Iranian Intelligence Ministry held a briefing on Monday where they announced the alleged spies ...   NBC News  
Maverick Boris Johnson or manager Jeremy Hunt: Who will be Britain's new prime minister?
LONDON – Britain's next leader will either be Boris Johnson, regarded as an eccentric, gaffe-prone populist who draws comparisons to President Donald Trump, or Jeremy Hunt, who has a reputation as a steady pair of hands, but whose commitment to ...   USA Today  
Hong Kong Police Shut Down Seventh Weekend of Protests With Tear Gas
HONG KONG—Hong Kong police fired a barrage of tear-gas canisters at thousands of demonstrators late Sunday as public unrest stretched into a seventh weekend. Antigovernment protesters came out in big numbers during the day and, as darkness fell ...   Wall Street Journal  
Liz Peek: Trump self-destructing? The one big bucket of ice water on Dems' smug assurance about the president
Democrats are reaping what they have sown. What began as a trickle of cautionary advice has become a torrent, as Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo, columnists Thomas Friedman and Frank Bruni, former Iowa Gov. Tom Vilsack, BET Founder Robert Johnson, former ...   Fox News  
Ukrainian President's Party Wins Snap Elections In Bid To Consolidate Power
Exit polls in Ukraine indicate that the party of the country's comedian-turned-president, Volodymyr Zelensky, has won a snap election aimed at strengthening its coalition only months after coming to power. Zelensky's Servant of the People party is expected ...   NPR  
'Alter your course': Dramatic audio released of Iran seizing British ship
An audio recording released Sunday reveals the tense moments before a British-flagged oil tanker was seized by Iranian Revolutionary Guard forces rappelling from helicopters to the ship's deck. The Stena Impero tanker "was confiscated by the Revolutionary ...   USA Today  
Rescued turtle back manages to return to the group that saved the animal nearly 2 decades ago
It could be described as fate, luck or good timing when a woman found a small turtle crossing the street in Stone Harbor, New Jersey, and brought it to the nearby Wetlands Institute to keep it safe from the busy streets. The female turtle had been rescued ...   Fox News  
North Korea blasts Japan for wartime past
July 21 (UPI) --North Korea verbally attacked Japan on state propaganda on Sunday, accusing Tokyo for not atoning for its wartime past. Pyongyang propaganda service Maeari said Sunday "even if the entire island of Japan was sold as compensation" for past ...   UPI.com