British Conservative politician Sir David Amess dead after being stabbed while meeting constituents

A Conservative Party minister in the U.K. has died after being stabbed during a meeting with his constituents at a church, according to police. David Amess, 69, was speaking at a Methodist Church Friday when a man entered and stabbed him. Police arrived after 12:05 p.m. local times and arrested a man for the stabbing. … Read more

Afghanistan mosque explosion kills, wounds scores of worshippers

At least 100 people have been killed or wounded Friday after an explosion at a Shiite Muslim mosque in northern Afghanistan, a Taliban police official said.  No one has yet claimed responsibility for the blast at the Gozar-e-Sayed Abad Mosque in Kunduz, the capital of Kunduz province. Dost Mohammad Obaida, the deputy police chief for … Read more

CIA forming mission to counter China, ‘the most important geopolitical threat we face’

Central Intelligence Agency Director William Burns announced the formation of the China Mission Center to counter Beijing, while warning the “increasingly adversarial” Chinese government poses “the most important geopolitical threat” to the United States in the 21st century. Burns announced the agency’s adjustments to its organization structure and approach to “best position it to address … Read more