In our Tuesday news wrap, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo called news accounts that a CIA informant was rescued from Russia in 2017 “factually wrong.” Sources had reported the Kremlin mole had been in danger after exposure of Russian interference…
In our news wrap Friday, Saudi authorities launched an investigation into the deadly stampede among hajj pilgrims near Mecca, but officials also blamed the crowd as well as the will of god. Also Sepp Blatter, head of soccer’s world body…
By PBS NewsHour
At least 717 people were killed and more than 800 wounded Thursday in a stampede near Mecca, Saudi Arabia, during the annual hajj pilgrimage.
By News Desk
In our news wrap Wednesday, the first two bodies recovered from the crash of AirAsia flight 8501 landed in Surabaya, Indonesia, but efforts to continue searching for more victims were delayed by strong winds and heavy rains. Also, in Afghanistan,…
By PBS NewsHour
By Joshua Barajas
At least 35 people were killed and another 42 injured during a New Year's celebration in Shanghai, local media reported.
News Wrap: U.S. and World Welcomes 2013 with New Year Celebrations…
In other news Thursday, the head of the U.N. mission in Afghanistan conceded that peace with the Taliban is "unachievable" without a change in strategy, and a German court convicted four Islamic extremists for plotting to attack Americans.
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