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Brexit Ballot: UK Lawmakers Back December 12 Election

LONDON (AP) — Britons will be heading out to vote in the dark days of December after the House of Commons on Tuesday backed an early national vote that could break the country's po...

Trump Declares al-Baghdadi’s ‘No. 1 Replacement’ Also Dead

WASHINGTON (JNS) — U.S. President Donald Trump announced on Tuesday that former Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi’s replacement has also been killed by U.S. troops. “Jus...

Apple Resumes Human Reviews Of Siri Audio With iPhone Update

CUPERTINO (AP) — Apple is resuming the use of humans to review Siri commands and dictation with the latest iPhone software update. In August, Apple suspended the practice and ap...

Australian Man Gets 36 Years In Prison For Rape And Murder Of Arab-Israeli Student In Melbourne

MELBOURNE (JTA) — The Australian man who raped and murdered an Israeli woman studying in Melbourne was sentenced on Tuesday to 36 years in prison. Codey Herrmann, 21, pleaded gu...

ISIS Leader’s Death Ushers In New Phase for The Group

DAMASCUS (AP) - One of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi's last audio messages was an appeal for his followers to do everything in their power to free Islamic State detainees and the women bein...

EU Grants Brexit Delay To Jan. 31; UK Ponders New Election

LONDON (AP) — The European Union agreed Monday to delay Brexit by three months until Jan. 31, acting to avert a chaotic U.K. departure just three days before Britain was due to bec...

Syrian Kurdish Forces Say They Killed Close Al-Baghdadi Aide

BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian Kurdish forces killed the right-hand man and spokesman for the Islamic State group in a joint operation with U.S. troops in northern Syria, just hours after U....

Ex-Communists Win German State Vote But Far Right Surges

BERLIN (AP) — Voters in the German state of Thuringia have backed a popular governor from the ex-communist Left Party but also boosted a far-right party whose leader has vowed to d...

Lebanese Protesters Plan To Form A Human Chain Across The Country

LEBANON (JNS) Thousands of protesters planned to form a human chain across Lebanon on Sunday as tensions mounted between protesters and security forces, according to an AFP report....

Lebanese Demonstrators Trample Israeli Flags To Prove Patriotism

BEIRUT (MEMRI) — Lebanese protesters in Beirut’s Riad al-Solh Square have been trampling Israeli flags to demonstrate that “there is only one enemy, the Israeli enemy,” and that th...

Iranian Strike On Saudi Oil Facilities A ‘Global Wake-Up Call,’ Warns Former Air-Defense Official

JERUSALEM (JNS) — The Sept. 14 combined cruise missile and drone attack on the Abqaiq Saudi oil facility, which caused extensive damage and has been attributed to Iran, is a “globa...

Truck Driver Charged With 39 Manslaughter Counts

LONDON (AP) — UK police have charged a truck driver with 39 counts of manslaughter and conspiracy to traffic people in connection with 39 deaths in the back of the truck he was dri...

US Marks 25 Years Of Peace Treaty Between Jordan And Israel

WASHINGTON (JTA) — The United States marked the 25th anniversary of the peace treaty between Israel and Jordan. “Today marks the twenty-fifth anniversary of the signing of the T...

VIDEO – Netanyahu Praises Trump on Killing Of ISIS Leader al-Baghdadi

JERUSALEM (VosIzNeias) - Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu congratulated U.S. President Donald Trump Sunday on the targeted killing of ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. "I want ...

Trump Says IS Leader’s Death Outdoes Bin Laden’s

WASHINGTON (AP) President Donald Trump says the U.S. military raid that took out Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is a bigger deal than the 2011 killing of Osama bin Laden...

Timeline Of The Rise And Fall Of The Islamic State Group

BEIRUT (AP) — The Islamic State group erupted from the chaos of Syria and Iraq's conflicts and swiftly did what no Islamic militant group had done before, conquering a giant stretc...

Trump Confirms Islamic State leader Dead After US Raid In Syria [VIDEO]

WASHINGTON (AP) — The shadowy leader of the Islamic State group who presided over its global jihad and became arguably the world's most wanted man, is dead after being targeted by ...

ISIS Leader Believed Dead Amid Cryptic Trump Tweet

WASHINGTON (VosIzNeias) — The world has begun to speculate what monumental incident took place after President Trump tweeted out a cryptic but exciting message Saturday evening. ...

Russian Agent Butina Returns To Moscow, Wants No Part Of US

MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian woman convicted in the United States of being a Russian agent returned to Moscow on Saturday and declared that she has no desire to go back to America. ...

Dutch Inventor Unveils Device To Scoop Plastic Out Of Rivers

ROTTERDAM, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch inventor Boyan Slat is widening his effort to clean up floating plastic from the Pacific Ocean by moving into rivers, too, using a new floating ...