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The ULA launch of a Delta IV Heavy rocket carrying the NROL-71 mission is called off 7 seconds before liftoff time.

The scheduled launch of a rocket carrying a reconnaissance satellite into orbit from Vandenberg Air Force Base in Santa Barbara County that was originally scheduled for Friday and reset for Saturday was...

Federal Government of Belgium

Prime Minister Charles Michel says that the New Flemish Alliance (N-VA) party quits the coalition. N-VA cites its disagreement over the signing of the United Nations Global Compact for Migration. Michel plans to continue with a minority cabinet until the next scheduled election.

Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel said his government would continue as a minority administration after the biggest party in his coalition ...

Yellow vests movement

125,000 people demonstrate across France, according to the Minister of the Interior, with about 89,000 police officers on duty. 1,385 people are detained. Tear gas and pepper spray are used against the protesters and 135 people are injured.

Hundreds have been detained across France as thousands of security personnel face another day of 'yellow vest' protests.


President Trump announces his nomination of army general Mark A. Milley to succeed marine general Joseph Dunford as Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.

U.S. President Donald Trump announced on Saturday that he would nominate four-st...


White House Chief of Staff John F. Kelly is set to resign by the end of the month according to U.S. President Donald Trump.

John Kelly is expected to resign as White House chief of staff in the coming days, two sources familiar with the situation unfolding in the West Wing tell CNN.


Two buses crash head-on on a highway in Achacachi, Bolivia, leaving at least 17 people dead and 10 injured.

LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — Two buses have crashed head-on on a highway in Bolivia's highlands, leaving at least 17 people dead and 10


Six people are killed and dozens more injured in a human stampede as frantic concertgoers try to exit a packed Lanterna Azzurra club in Corinaldo in Ancona Province, Marche, Italy, after pepper spray is reportedly fired inside the club.

More than 100 people are also injured in the incident near Ancona on the east coast.