Rejecting anti-Mexico rhetoric from Republican nominee Donald Trump, President Obama said Friday that Mexico is “critically important to our own well-being.”
At least 61 people were killed and another 207 wounded in the Afghan capital on Saturday, when a suicide bomber detonated his explosives-packed clothing among a large crowd of demonstrators, officials and witnesses said.
Perhaps out of jealously, al Qaeda is out with a special edition of its online magazine Inspire with stories devoted to a terrorist attack carried out by a rival — the Bastille Day truck massacre in Nice, France.
German police on Friday blamed a lone gunman for killing nine people and wounding 16 others at a Munich shopping center in what they earlier called “suspected terrorism” but then discovered was not related to the Islamic State terror group.
A Colorado man who joined Kurdish forces in their fight against the Islamic State group was killed in combat in Syria, his mother said.
The Obama White House and Hillary Clinton’s campaign were quick to pounce Thursday on new comments from Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump raising fresh questions over the U.S. commitment to its NATO allies, while GOP vice presidential nominee Mike Pence said Mr. Trump would honor U.S. treaty obligations while getting NATO’s European members to pay their fair share.
On the heels of Donald Trump’s acceptance of the Republican presidential nomination, President Obama will give his Mexican counterpart a megaphone Friday to criticize Mr. Trump’s plans to build a border wall and restrict immigration.
A Navy veteran from Colorado who does not identify as male or female is pushing the U.S. government to allow for a third gender option or get rid of gender designators altogether on passports, highlighting the argument that forms on the state and federal level have been slow to include other identities even as gender becomes less defined.
Authorities in Nice are protesting against a request from French anti-terror police to delete surveillance camera images of last week’s deadly truck attack, amid growing questions over the scale of the police presence at the time.
The truck driver who killed 84 people on a Nice beachfront had accomplices and appears to have been plotting his attack for months, the Paris prosecutor said Thursday.
Apple neglected its “basic civil responsibility” when it refused to decrypt data from San Bernardino mass shooter Syed Farook’s iPhone, BlackBerry’s top executive said Tuesday.
The streets of Turkey’s major cities were calm Friday, a day after Turkish lawmakers responded to an attempted coup by approving a three-month state of emergency that allows the government to extend detention times and issue decrees.