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The Latest: Israel PM says attacker was IS supporter

Israel's prime minister says the Palestinian attacker in a deadly Jerusalem truck ramming was a supporter of the Islamic State extremist group.

We Really Need to Figure Out How to Stop a Killer Asteroid, Scientists Say

Imagine if scientists found out that a massive asteroid was on a collision course with Earth and would strike somewhere near Los Angeles by September 2020. What could humanity do?

U.S. CFOs Watch Presidential Election And Brexit For Signs Of Protectionism

It is not surprising that CFOs are watching the presidential election closely, or that they have concerns about the ramifications of Brexit.

Startling Secret Malaysia Kept About MH370

A new book details some previously unreported details about the mysterious disappearance of Malaysia Flight 370 which are finally making headlines.

Attacks in Iraqi capital kill at least 16 civilians

Militants on Monday unleashed a series of attacks in Shiite-majority neighborhoods in Baghdad - killing at least 16 civilians.

No, Colombians Did Not Vote For War, But Momentum Lost For Now

Colombian voters narrowly defeated a peace treaty with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia on Sunday in a surprise victory for ‘no’ voters.

House Intelligence Committee urges no pardon for Edward Snowden

The House Intelligence Committee on Thursday sent a bipartisan letter to President Obama urging him not to pardon Edward Snowden.

House wants to block Obama from releasing any more Guantanamo detainees

House Republicans are rallying around an effort to prevent President Obama from releasing any more detainees from Guantanamo Bay until Congress can come up with a new defense policy bill.

The Latest: Iran lawmaker confirms Russia using Iranian base

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the developments in the Syrian civil war, a day after Russia used a base in Iran to launch airstrikes in the Arab country (all times local):

3:05 p.m.

A prominent Iranian lawmaker has confirmed that Russia is using Iran’s Shahid Nojeh Air Base for airstrikes in Syria.

Alaeddin Boroujerdi, the head of the parliament’s national security and foreign policy committee, said Wednesday that Russian fighter jets land in Shahid Nojeh Air Base only to refuel and this is under the permission of the country’s Supreme National Security Council.

5 facts about the Olympics and terrorism

Some worry that any complacency on the part of Brazilian authorities during the Olympics could present an opportunity for would-be plotters.