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Hundreds killed in blast at Gaza Strip hospital; Israel says Islamic Jihad’s ‘failed rocket launch’ to blame

A Hamas-run hospital that was treating wounded Palestinians and sheltering many others in the Gaza Strip was hit by an airstrike Tuesday, killing hundreds of people, though Israel Defense Forces (IDF) blame the strike on the Islamic Jihad.The Gaza Health Ministry said at least 500 people were killed at al-Ahli Baptist Hospital in...

Nikki Haley warned United Nations of Hamas threat to Israel, sought to label terror group

Former United Nations Ambassador Nikki Haley, in 2018, warned the United Nations Security Council about the terror threat the Iran-backed Hamas posed to Israel, while also seeking to label it a terror group both in the chamber and the General Assembly -- but the efforts were snubbed or shut down by other members. Haley,...

Blinken says Hamas to blame for foreign nationals not being able to leave Gaza; Egypt ready to help

Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Sunday claimed Hamas has disrupted the departure of foreign nationals from the Gaza Strip, adding that Egypt is prepared to help with getting people out and aid into the area.Blinken was interviewed by Randa Abul Azm of Al-Arabiya on Sunday, who asked the secretary about efforts to...

China/Russia-led bloc takes on dollar, Western influence as Putin dodges summit over arrest fears

Members of the China- and Russia-led BRICS economic bloc remain at odds about how to proceed with aggressive expansion and the establishment of a new currency as they meet for a summit in South Africa."While at this point, the effort is largely aspirational, Washington cannot ignore this movement because it is increasingly gaining...

UK baby-killer Lucy Letby sentenced to life in prison: ‘Malevolence bordering on sadism’

Lucy Letby, the UK's most murderous child serial killer, has been sentenced to life in prison.Letby, a former neonatal nurse who was arrested in 2018 and later convicted of murdering seven babies in her care at a hospital in northern England and attempting to kill six others, was sentenced Monday to life in...

Militants still occupying school in Lebanon’s largest Palestinian camp as clashes between factions have ended

Two weeks after clashes between armed factions in Lebanon's largest Palestinian refugee camp ended, militants are still occupying a United Nations-run school complex, U.N. officials said Thursday.Dorothee Klaus, director of the U.N. agency for Palestinian refugees, or UNRWA, in Lebanon, said in a statement that the agency has "received alarming reports that armed...

New Zealand scraps last remaining coronavirus restrictions

New Zealand on Monday removed the last of its remaining COVID-19 restrictions, marking the end of a government response to the pandemic that was watched closely around the world.Prime Minister Chris Hipkins said the requirement to wear masks in hospitals and other healthcare facilities would end at midnight, as would a requirement for...

South American country names 6th prison chief in 2 years as gang violence crisis spirals

Ecuador has named its sixth prisons chief in less than two years after a month of intense violence in the country’s penal system.Luis Ordonez, a retired soldier and intelligence expert, is replacing Guillermo Rodriguez, who resigned last week after an admission that he failed to improve SNAI, the nation's prisons authority.

WATCH: Biden says Grand Canyon is one of the ‘nine’ wonders of the world in latest gaffe

President Biden's latest gaffe came Tuesday as he inaccurately said the Grand Canyon is one of the "nine" wonders of the world.He made the error during a speech at Red Butte Airfield in Arizona, just a few miles south of the Grand Canyon, in a speech focused on his administration's climate agenda and...

AI-powered artillery could bring down costs, preserve environmental data, expert says

China has looked to artificial intelligence to improve the accuracy and range of its artillery in an effort to reduce the cost of warfare through improved navigation and automating regulation in-flight, an expert explained to Fox News Digital." not just to observe, but also to forecast conditions in a much more precise way...

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