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December 14, 2018

Former Green Beret charged with murder of suspected Taliban bombmaker

gorodenkoff/iStock(NEW YORK) -- A former U.S. Army Green Beret has been charged with the 2010 murder of a man he suspected of being a Taliban bombmaker. The charges follow multiple investigations of Major Matthew Golsteyn's role in the man's death that he once admitted to Fox News during a 2016 interview. "Major Matthew Golsteyn's immediate commander has determined that sufficient evidence exists to warrant the preferral of charges against him," said Lt. Col. Loren Bymer, a spokes..
December 14, 2018

Pompeo calls Canadians’ detention in China ‘unlawful’ amid tensions over Huawei CFO’s arrest

Credit: US Department of State(WASHINGTON) -- Secretary of State Mike Pompeo called the detention of two Canadians in China "unlawful" and said "they ought to be returned." Speaking alongside Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland, as well as U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis and Canadian Defense Minister Harjit Sajjan, Pompeo said the U.S. is working to help get them returned, but did not provide details. "We ask all nations of the world to treat other citizens properly and the d..
December 14, 2018

Royal families share their Christmas card photos

OWEN HUMPHREYS/AFP/Getty Images(LONDON) -- Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis and a never-before-seen photo of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle at their wedding reception are all featured on the royals’ Christmas cards this year. Kensington Palace on Friday released the photos featured on the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and the Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s Christmas cards. Prince William and Kate Middleton’s photo is a casual shot of them with their three children posing on a t..
December 14, 2018

Mother of US student stabbed to death in Netherlands ‘totally in shock’

Facebook/Sarah Papenheim(ROTTERDAM, Netherlands) -- Donee Odegard knew what happened the minute two sheriffs showed up at her door. She'd been through it before. The authorities asked her a few questions about her daughter, Sarah Papenheim, before delivering the news: Her daughter had been stabbed to death while studying abroad in the Netherlands. "He was sad to inform me that my beautiful daughter had passed. I kind of knew it was coming when you have done this before," said Odegard, whose..