REPORT: IRANIAN STEEL MILL WORKERS DETAINED AFTER PROTESTS

Report: Iranian authorities detain unspecified number of steel mill workers after weeks of protests over salary delays

THE NOTE: REPUBLICANS FACE YEAR-END MESSES OF THEIR OWN MAKING

They didn't repeal. They never replaced. They built up defenses around the president, but they didn't build his wall.

 
 
 

INDIAN FREE IN PAKISTAN AFTER SERVING 3 YEARS FOR SPYING

Indian man convicted of spying in Pakistan free after serving 3-year prison sentence

MALAYSIA FILES CRIMINAL CHARGES AGAINST GOLDMAN SACHS

The charges relate to a multibillion-dollar scandal at state firm 1MDB.

 
 
 

WOMAN ACCUSES SANDALS RESORT OF MISHANDLING HER REPORT OF SEXUAL ASSAULT BY EMPLOYEE

Melissa Blayton told ABC News that an employee she met at the pool offered her a sailing lesson and attacked her on open water.

WATCH: 'START HERE' PODCAST: THE GOVERNMENT MAY BE HEADING TOWARD A SHUTDOWN BY WEEK'S END

But what does this mean for the holiday season? ABC News' Scott Goldberg reports.

 
 
 

BLACK CONSERVATIVES TO GOP: REACH OUT TO BLACK VOTERS

In 2016 then-candidate Donald Trump said Republicans must and would do better to reach black voters, but 20 black conservatives said...

WHITE HOUSE CLOSER TO PARTIAL SHUTDOWN WITH WALL DEMAND

The White House is insisting that Congress provide $5 billion to build a wall.

 
 
 

ISRAEL PARTIALLY DEMOLISHES SUSPECTED ATTACKER'S HOME

Israeli military partially demolishes home of Palestinian accused of killing 2 Israelis

WHITE HOUSE DIGS IN ON BORDER WALL DEMAND, RISKING SHUTDOWN

The White House is digging in on its demand for $5 billion to build a border wall as congressional Democrats stand firm against it,...

 
 
 

POLISH PRESIDENT SAYS ATTACK VICTIM TRIED TO PROTECT OTHERS

Poland's president says that a Polish victim in last week's shooting attack in Strasbourg, France, had been trying to protect other...

PELOSI FLASHES SURVIVAL SKILLS - AND SHE'LL NEED THEM IN '19

Nancy Pelosi's battle to become House speaker shows she's formidable but not immortal

 
 
 

SAUDI ARABIA REJECTS US SENATE'S 'INTERFERENCE' IN KINGDOM

Saudi Arabia rejects US Senate resolution blaming its crown prince for the killing of Saudi journalist Khashoggi

GERMANY TO COMPENSATE THOSE WHO FLED NAZIS AS CHILDREN

The organization that handles claims on behalf of Jews who suffered under the Nazis says Germany has agreed to one-time payments to...

 
 
 

NEW ZEALAND LEADER EXCITED FOR HOLIDAY BREAK WITH INFANT

New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern looking forward to spending more time with her daughter Neve over the Christmas break and...

AFTER FRAUD PROBE, NEW PRIMARY MAY REPLACE GOP CANDIDATE

Legislation quickly passed by North Carolina's lawmakers would require new primaries in a still-undecided U.S. House race marred with...

 
 
 

WATCH: FAMILY DISPUTING HOW 7-YEAR-OLD MIGRANT GIRL DIED IN US CUSTODY

The family of Jackelin Caal Maquin, who died while in Border Patrol custody, is disputing Homeland Security's claim that she didn't...

WATCH: MASSIVE EXPLOSION AT A RESTAURANT IN JAPAN

Plus, woman robs car wash with a knife; "H-Q Trivia" app CEO found dead; Truck explodes as debris spreads across Los Angeles street;...

 
 
 

SUDAN PRESIDENT LANDS IN SYRIA IN 1ST VISIT BY ARAB LEADER

Sudan's president has become the first Arab League leader to visit Syria since a war erupted there nearly eight years ago

ISRAELI PM'S SON GETS TEMPORARY BAN ON FACEBOOK

Facebook has temporarily blocked Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's son Yair for writing a post criticizing the social media...

 
 
 



Colin Kroll, co-founder of HQ Trivia, found dead at 35

Colin Kroll, co-founder of HQ Trivia, found dead at 35

Kroll was the chief executive of the HQ Trivia app, a founder of the app Vine and worked for a period at Twitter. Read more ...

White House digs in on border wall demand, risking shutdown

White House digs in on border wall demand, risking shutdown

"We will do whatever is necessary to build the border wall to stop this ongoing crisis of immigration," said White House senior adviser Stephen Miller. Read more ...

First transgender contestant fails to win Miss Universe, still makes history

First transgender contestant fails to win Miss Universe, still makes history

Angela Ponce, Spain's Miss Universe hopeful and the pageant's first-ever transgender contestant, was unable to capture the crown on Sunday night - and she couldn't have cared... Read more ...

Google announces $1 billion Hudson Square Campus in New York City

Google announces $1 billion Hudson Square Campus in New York City

Google is investing more than $1 billion in new Hudson Square properties in a plan that could double its headcount in the Big Apple over the next decade. Read more ...

Goldman Sachs to face criminal charges in multibillion-dollar fraud scheme

Goldman Sachs to face criminal charges in multibillion-dollar fraud scheme

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - Malaysia filed criminal charges against Goldman Sachs and two former executives on Monday for their role in the alleged multibillion-dollar ransacking... Read more ...

Camp Fire cleanup worker fired over photos from burn zone

Camp Fire cleanup worker fired over photos from burn zone

Police in Northern California say they'll pursue criminal charges against a wildfire cleanup worker who posted photos of himself posing at destroyed properties. Read more ...

Back in the game: Foles leads Eagles past Rams 30-23

Back in the game: Foles leads Eagles past Rams 30-23

LOS ANGELES - Nick Foles and the Philadelphia Eagles hope they're about to make another late-season run that begins with another big road win over the Rams. Read more ...

Wall's 40, 14 lead Wiz past Lakers 128-110; LBJ scores 13

Wall's 40, 14 lead Wiz past Lakers 128-110; LBJ scores 13

WASHINGTON - Amid all of his team's losses and infighting and roster flux, John Wall showed just how well he's capable of playing, producing 40 points and 14 assists to lead... Read more ...

Week 16 FanDuel Picks: NFL DFS lineup, advice for cash games

Week 16 FanDuel Picks: NFL DFS lineup, advice for cash games

To jam in some high-priced studs, we're taking a few chances with our Week 16 FanDuel cash lineup. Check out our picks for this thin NFL DFS slate. Read more ...

Actor Geoffrey Rush denies new sexual harassment allegations from former...

Actor Geoffrey Rush denies new sexual harassment allegations from former protege, Yael Stone

Australia will be rocked by the latest allegations against the award-winning actor Geoffrey Rush put forward in Sunday's New York Times, this time from his one time protege... Read more ...