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Terror Attack on Nice: 84 Dead After Grenade-Filled Truck Plows Into Crowd
Eighty-four people -- including several children -- died in the French city of Nice after a terrorist plowed a truck, which was "loaded with" grenades and other arms, into a large crowd during Bastille Day celebrations Thursday night, according to officials and the French president. As of 8 a.m.
Brexit Turmoil Grips UK Amid Leadership Squabbles
British politicians experienced a weekly address in Parliament like no other, with a prime minister who is stepping down and an opposition leader whose own party is trying to force him out. A majority of Labour Party members of Parliament (MPs) have backed a motion of no-confidence in their leader
EU Leaders Push for Brexit 'Divorce' in Meeting With UK's David Cameron
Anxious European Union leaders today urged U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron to "start the divorce process" in his first meeting with them since last week’s Brexit vote. "Europe is ready to start the divorce process, even today, without any enthusiasm, as you can imagine," summit host, E.U.
United Kingdom Votes to Leave European Union
The United Kingdom voted in a referendum Thursday to leave the European Union , according to the United Kingdom Electoral Commission. The “Leave” side garnered 51.9 percent of the vote, while the “Remain” side garnered 48.1 percent, according to the commission. The financial markets reacted quickly
Refugees Trapped in Misery as EU Tries to Shut Down Main Route
In a bid to shut down the main refugee route through Europe, E.U. leaders today reached a controversial draft agreement that would deport many asylum seekers back to Turkey . Under the deal, refugees and asylum seekers who arrive in Greece after midnight Sunday will be sent back to Turkey, a
'Russian Invasion' of Ukraine Prompts UN Emergency Meeting
Ukraine ’s president today declared that a "Russian invasion" of his country was underway and the United Nations' Security Council called an emergency session to discuss the latest crisis involving allegations of Russia's overt support for Ukrainian rebels. Rebel forces have also opened up a new
Obama Calls European Security 'Sacrosanct' As Europe Tour Kicks Off
WARSAW – After an eight and a half hour flight, President Obama touched down in Warsaw, Poland Tuesday, starting his four-day tour through Europe where the topic of Ukraine will be high on the agenda. The president was greeted by Polish President Bronislaw Komorowski at...