China’s Tiangong-1 space lab plummets to Earth

China’s Tiangong-1 space lab re-entered the Earth’s atmosphere around 8.15 a.m. Monday (8:15 p.m. ET Sunday) in a fiery fall, China’s Manned Space Agency said. Tiangong-1 plummeted into the middle of the South Pacific, the space agency said. “Most parts were burned up in the re-entry process,” the agency said. The out-of-control 40-foot long Tiangong-1, […]

Israel rejects calls for inquiry into Gaza violence

Israel’s defense minister on Sunday rejected international calls for an investigation into deadly violence along Gaza’s border with Israel, saying troops acted appropriately and fired only at Palestinian protesters who posed a threat. Fifteen Palestinians were killed and over 700 wounded in Friday’s violence near the Israeli border, according to Palestinian health officials. It was […]

If Trump uses ‘hyperbolic’ style with Mueller it could send him to jail, Christie warns

Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) on Sunday warned that President Trump‘s “hyperbolic” style could have consequences if he testifies for special counsel Robert Mueller‘s Russia investigation. “One of the things that makes the president who he is is that he’s a salesman, and salesmen at times tend to be hyperbolic,” Christie said during a panel […]

Saudi Crown Prince says U.S. troops should stay in Syria

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman wants the U.S. military to maintain a presence in Syria, despite President Donald Trump’s declaration that American forces will be pulled from the war-torn country in the near future. “We believe American troops should stay for at least the mid-term, if not the long-term,” he told TIME Thursday in […]

U.N. chief calls for independent investigation into Gaza deaths

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called for an independent and transparent investigation into the deaths and injuries in Gaza on Friday, his spokesman said in a statement. “He also appeals to those concerned to refrain from any act that could lead to further casualties and in particular any measures that could place civilians in harm’s […]

Family of Austin bombing suspect expresses shock

The family of the man suspected of planting the bombs this month that killed two people and injured four others in the Texas capital expressed shock, saying they don’t know what could have motivated him. “I mean this is coming from nowhere. We just don’t know what. I don’t know how many ways to say […]

Man sentenced in US for conspiring in illegal export of technology to Iran

An Iranian citizen was sentenced to 15 months in prison for his participation in a conspiracy to defraud the United States on Tuesday in Minneapolis, according to a release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office. Thirty-nine-year-old Alireza Jalali, who pleaded guilty in November, was sentenced Tuesday before United States District Judge Joan N. Ericksen. According to […]