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Rio slum dwellers protest deadly gang, police gunbattles

RIO DE JANEIRO –  Hundreds of Brazilians have taken to the streets of the Alemao slum complex in Rio de Janeiro to protest gunbattles between police and gangsters that have killed at least four people and wounded six others, including three policemen. Th

Fox News, 29 min. ago
 

Navy destroyer has close encounter with Iranian vessel in Persian Gulf

A U.S. Navy destroyer had another close encounter with an Iranian Revolutionary Guard "fast attack craft" in the Persian Gulf Monday. Two U.S. officials tell Fox News that the Iranian ship came within 1,000 yards of the guided missile...

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Brazil police shoot tear gas at Indians, who throw spears

RIO DE JANEIRO –  Military police in Brazil's capital have shot tear gas and rubber bullets trying to break up a gathering of thousands of indigenous people in front of Congress. Many of the protesters, wearing traditional clothing, responded by throwing

Fox News, today, 16:56
 

Puerto Rico doctor among 4 accused in prison contraband case

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico –  A doctor and three corrections officers in Puerto Rico have been accused of smuggling cocaine and cellphones into the U.S. territory's prisons. Justice Secretary Wanda Vazquez said Tuesday that the suspects charged inmates anywhe

Fox News, today, 16:56
 

Japan has only 10 minutes to take cover after North Korean missile launch, officials say

The Japanese government has admitted that people across the country may have precious little time to take cover from a North Korean missile attack: just 10 minutes. UNITED NATIONS SECURITY COUNCIL CONDEMNS NORTH KOREA MISSILE TEST Millions have viewed a

Fox News, today, 16:43
 

Juice floods Russian town after factory roof collapses

A flood of fruit juice erupted into the streets of southern Russia after an accident at a soda factory on Tuesday morning. According to the Prosecutor’s Office, the roof of the factory owned by PepsiCo in Lebedyansky collapsed and a flash flood of severa

Fox News, today, 16:06
 

Thousands protest 1 year after night demolition in Belgrade

BELGRADE, Serbia –  Several thousand people have rallied in the Serbian capital, Belgrade, one year after a mysterious demolition in an area marked for a United Arab Emirates-financed real estate project. No one has been held responsible for the nighttim

Fox News, today, 15:47
 

Scottish politician wants to bring back the guillotine

A candidate for city council in Glasgow, Scotland, says she wants to bring back the guillotine. Gisela Allen, the populist UK Independence Party's candidate for Garscadden/Scotstounhill, said that the death penalty should be reinstituted in the country a

Fox News, today, 15:12
 

Venezuela investigates shooting of Caracas police chief, death toll at 26

CARACAS –  The Venezuelan Attorney General's Office is investigating an incident during which the Caracas chief of police suffered a gunshot wound in the leg. Before daybreak Tuesday, Police Chief Robinson Antonio Navarro Acosta was shot while patrolling

Fox News, today, 14:43
 

Netanyahu cancels meeting with German diplomat in rare feud with ally

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu canceled a scheduled meeting Tuesday with visiting German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel after learning the diplomat would meet with human rights organizations critical of the Israeli military, in a rare feud be

Fox News, today, 14:18
 

Court awards 3M euros to Hungary church stripped of status

BUDAPEST, Hungary –  The European Court of Human Rights has awarded 3 million euros ($3.3 million) in damages to a small Hungarian Methodist church stripped of its recognized status in 2012. Along with hundreds of other churches, the Hungarian Evangelica

Fox News, today, 14:18
 

US urges new sanctions against South Sudan, Russia says 'no'

UNITED NATIONS –  U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley is urging the U.N. Security Council to impose an arms embargo and additional sanctions on South Sudan to pressure the parties to end the civil war in the world's newest nation — but Russia and China remain op

Fox News, today, 14:18
 

Austrian police arrest 2 people suspected of terror links

VIENNA –  Austrian law enforcement officials say police have arrested two people on suspicion of belonging to a terror organization. State Prosecution spokeswoman Nina Bussek says the two were detained after police conducted a series of house searches in

Fox News, today, 13:55
 

Venezuela chief prosecutor denounces violence as deaths rise

CARACAS, Venezuela –  Venezuela's chief prosecutor is calling on Venezuelans on both sides of the political spectrum to refrain from violence as the number of deaths continues to rise. Luisa Ortega Diaz announced Tuesday 26 people have been killed, more

Fox News, today, 13:55
 

Suicide bomber kills 4 tribesmen in Egypt's Sinai

EL-ARISH, Egypt –  Egyptian security officials say an Islamic State suicide bomber has killed four members of a local tribe and wounded others in the northern Sinai Peninsula. They say the attacker, driving a car filled with explosives, struck a checkpoi

Fox News, today, 13:25
 

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