Eric Talmadge and Mari Yamaguchi, Associated Press | Posted
Jul 28th - 1:40pm
North Korea on Friday test-fired its second intercontinental ballistic missile, which flew longer and higher than the first according to its wary neighbors, leading analysts to conclude that a wide swath of the U.S. including Los Angeles and Chicago is now within range of Pyongyang's weapons.
Munir Ahmed and Zarar Khan, Associated Press | Posted
Jul 28th - 1:11pm
Pakistan's beleaguered Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif stepped down Friday after the Supreme Court ordered him removed from office over allegations of corruption, plunging the nuclear-armed nation into a political crisis.
The death toll from nearly four months of anti-government protests climbed to at least 113 on Friday as Venezuela's opposition called on backers to defy a protest ban ahead of a vote to launch a rewrite of the constitution.
Italy's parliament on Friday gave final approval to making a slate of childhood vaccinations mandatory for school children up to age 16, a move aimed at countering an anti-vaccine trend that officials have attributed to misinformation.
President Donald Trump says that if the Senate wants to pass legislation, it "must immediately go to a 51 vote majority." His morning tweet was puzzling, considering it came hours after the Republican majority failed to even reach 51 votes to overhaul the nation's health care laws.
German prosecutors said Friday that they have filed terrorism and murder charges against a suspected member of Afghanistan's Taliban whom they accuse of participating in an attack in which an American soldier was killed.
The Philippine military said Friday only about 60 pro-Islamic State group militants are still fighting in a two-month siege of southern Marawi city that has left 630 people dead and swaths of the Islamic region in ruins.