Even though the New York mayor has lost the trust of some cops, their actions weren't "appropriate," the NYPD commissioner Bill Bratton said.
China's anti-corruption campaign has netted several top officials, and now Ling Jihua, a close aide to Hu Jintao, is a target.
Australian F-18 Super Hornets have helped Kurdish forces push ISIS from Mount Sinjar on Monday.
Pope Francis used his annual Christmas address to deliver a denunciation to the gathered cardinals, bishops and priests.
The move comes days after Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif lifted a six-year moratorium on the death penalty in terrorism-related cases.
NYPD Chief of Detectives Robert Boyce said Ismaaiyl Brinsley spoke to two people on the street moments before he shot dead two police officers.
The latest move suggests the U.S. government may be looking to create a network of agents in its Russian embassy.