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FBI agent removed from Russia investigation team called Donald Trump an 'idiot'

Peter Strzok was removed from Mueller's team following the discovery of politically charged text messages referring to President Donald Trump.

Doug Jones claims victory in Alabama Senate race, Roy Moore says recount may be needed

In a stunning victory aided by scandal, Democrat Doug Jones won Alabama's special Senate election on Tuesday, defeating Roy Moore.

Firefighters battle to protect California homes from flames

Tens of thousands of people remain evacuated, including many from the seaside enclaves of Montecito, Summerland and Carpinteria and the inland agricultural town of Fillmore.

Kim Jong-Un promises more weapons, heaps praise on North Korean rocket scientists

North Korea's supreme leader personally decorated scientists who contributed to the development of Pyongyang's most advanced intercontinental ballistic missile, the Hwasong-15.

Roy Moore arrives at polling station on horseback, thanks Trump for support

Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore arrived on horseback as he prepared to cast his ballot in the Alabama Senate race.

Michigan police release video of arrest, handcuffing of 11-year-old girl at gunpoint

Police said officers were at the home looking for the girl's 40-year-old aunt, who was suspected of stabbing a relative nearby, but didn't find her.

Trump claims he 'never met' sexual assault accusers, but photo with Canadian writer suggests otherwise

Stoynoff accused Trump of sexually assaulting her when she visited his Mar-a-Lago residence in 2005 to write about his relationship with Melania Trump.

Diaper changing tables are now mandatory in New York bathrooms — for men too

The city just passed legislation that makes it mandatory for there to be diaper changing tables in men's and women's bathrooms.

Bat invasion in Australia town prompts closures, protests: 'Kids are locked indoors'

Videos show screeching bats filling the sky.

North Korea defector says prisoners fed to dogs, women forced to have abortions

A North Korean defector spoke out about the horrors she experienced under the regime, tearfully explaining she was forced to have an abortion when she was three months pregnant.

Deadly explosion at Austria's main gas plant forces Italy to declare state of emergency

News of the blast sent gas prices in Europe soaring on fears it would restrict supply as winter sets in.

After New York City subway bombing, Donald Trump calls for immigration change

A would-be suicide bomber's rush-hour blast in the heart of the New York City subway system failed to cause the bloodshed he intended, authorities said, but it gave new fuel to U.S. President Donald Trump's push to limit immigration.

ISIS' defeat in Iraq down to Trump, not Obama: Steve Bannon

Bannon was speaking at a rally event for Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore.

Roy Moore joined by Steve Bannon at Alabama campaign rally

Moore touted his ties to President Trump in the final stretch of an election campaign in Alabama in which Moore has battled accusations of sexual misconduct toward teenagers.

Red-suited man on a sleigh pushes deer to safety

Reindeer are supposed to pull Santa Claus' sleigh, but in Oregon recently, a red-suited man on a sled wound up pushing a deer.

White House attacks journalists for errors, but Trump has made his fair share of false claims

Some stinging mistakes in stories involving President Donald Trump have given him fresh ammunition in his battle against the media

Arnold Schwarzenegger slams Trump for pulling U.S. out of Paris climate accord

On the eve of the Paris climate summit, Arnold Schwarzenegger promised Monday to "pick up the slack" after U.S. President Donald Trump dropped out of the Paris Agreement.

Blinds can pose strangulation risk for kids — here's what parents should know

Health Canada explained that a child tangled in cords can lose consciousness in as little as 15 seconds.

Trump directs NASA to send Americans to the Moon, lay foundations for Mars mission

"This time we will not only plant our flag and leave our footprint."

Akayed Ullah: What we know about the NYC Port Authority attack suspect

The suspect was identified as Akayed Ullah, a 27-year-old Bangladeshi national who was living in Brooklyn.

Kim Sullivan: My trip to Dubai

Did you know there are ATMs in Dubai that dispense gold bars?

Transgender people will be able to enlist in U.S. military starting Jan. 1 despite Trump's opposition

Maj. David Eastburn says the enlistment of transgender recruits will start Jan. 1 and go on amid the legal battles.

New York City explosion was 'attempted terrorist attack'

At least one suspect is in custody after an explosion hit a major New York City transit hub during Monday morning's rush hour in what officials say was an attempted terrorist attack.

Myanmar military's rape of Rohingya women is sweeping and methodical

The women ranged in age from 13 to 35, came from a wide swath of villages in Myanmar's Rakhine state and described assaults between October 2016 and mid-September.

California wildfires continue to rage for 2nd week as new evacuations ordered

A powerful flare-up on the western edge of the largest and most destructive wildfire sent residents fleeing Sunday, as wind-fanned flames ripped down hillsides toward coastal towns northwest of Los Angeles.

What does Trump recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital mean for the city's status?

American diplomats, including U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley, maintain that Trump's statements do not attempt to determine the final status of Jerusalem.

Uber heads to London court to fight for right to operate after license stripped

Regulator Transport for London shocked the Silicon Valley firm by rejecting its license renewal bid in September.

Edmonton rally protests Donald Trump's Jerusalem decision

A rally was held at the Alberta legislature Sunday afternoon to protest U.S. President Donald Trump's recognition as Israel's capital. 

Iraq declares victory over Islamic State but root causes of conflict still unaddressed

While Baghdad may be basking in its battlefield success for now, relying on military might will not be enough in the longer term.

Israeli security guard in critical condition after Jerusalem stabbing attack

A Palestinian stabbed an Israeli security guard at Jerusalem's main bus station.

California wildfires: New evacuations ordered as infernos rage on

The largest California wildfire advanced on coastal towns near Santa Barbara on Sunday.

Canadian Nobel laureate, Hiroshima survivor urges world to ban nukes

Setsuko Thurlow was 13 when the 1945 bombing devastated her Japanese city.

Donald Trump hits the links with Lindsey Graham, talking tax cuts and budget

The White House says President Donald Trump and Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham are discussing tax legislation and upcoming budget talks during a golf game at one of Trump's Florida clubs.

Women who accuse Donald Trump of sexual misconduct deserve to be heard: Nikki Haley

The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations says women who accuse someone of sexual misconduct deserve to be heard, even if it involves President Donald Trump.

3 people arrested in firebomb attack on Swedish synagogue

Three people have been arrested for allegedly throwing firebombs at a synagogue in the Swedish city of Goteborg.

Princes William and Harry announce sculptor for new statue of Princess Diana

A sculptor who produced the image of Queen Elizabeth used on Britain's coins has been chosen to create a new statue of Princess Diana.

Turkish President Erdogan calls Israel a 'terrorist state'

Recep Tayyip Erdogan described Israel as a "terrorist state" and vowed to use "all means to fight" against the US recognition of Jerusalem as the country's capital.

Alabama Republicans sticking with Roy Moore despite sexual misconduct allegations

Most Republicans leaders in Alabama say they plan to vote for Roy Moore on Tuesday.

Drastic value increase puts Bitcoin back on the map

The value of Bitcoin skyrocketed last week. Some people question the validity of the digital currency, others think it might have drastic effects on finance.

Arab foreign ministers urge U.S. to abandon recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital

The announcement by President Donald Trump on Wednesday was a "dangerous violation of international law," had no legal impact and was "void," the Arab League said.

Korean peninsula situation is the world's most dangerous security issue, U.N official says

U.N. Undersecretary-General for Political Affairs Jeffrey Feltman agreed that the Korean situation is the most tense and dangerous peace and security issue' in the world today.'

'Firefighting at Christmas' may become normal in California, officials warn

This is the new normal,' Gov. Jerry Brown warned Saturday. We're about ready to have firefighting at Christmas. This is very odd and unusual.'

Author of Ukraine op-ed says he had no contact with Paul Manafort before publication

The op-ed was published on Thursday in the English-language Kyiv Post under the byline of Oleg Voloshyn, who said on Saturday he had sought input to avoid errors.

Couple ordered once again to get rid of 'support' goats

An Ohio couple who say their three goats have helped ease the husband's depression has been ordered once again to get rid of them.

Robert Mueller filing shows Paul Manafort drafted Ukraine op-ed despite gag order

Robert Mueller unveiled a trove of evidence against Donald Trump's former campaign manager Paul Manafort to convince a judge that he violated a gag order.

Donald Trump watches up to 8 hours of TV a day: report

Donald Trump reportedly watches up to eight hours of TV on a daily basis.

Iraq declares end to fight against Islamic State, lands are 'liberated' from ISIS gangs

Honourable Iraqis, your land has been completely liberated,' Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi announced Saturday.

Donald Trump tells supporters about trade disagreement with Justin Trudeau

Donald Trump regaled a rally of supporters Friday night with a story about a disagreement with Justin Trudeau.

Israeli airstrikes kill 2 Hamas members after rocket attack in Gaza

The flare-up followed clashes Friday between Palestinian protesters and Israeli troops in dozens of West Bank hotspots and along the Gaza border

Wildfires continue ravaging Southern California as milder weather aids firefighters

Evacuation orders were lifted in some areas, welcome news for many in shelters waiting to see if their homes survived.