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US Navy ship fires warning shots at Iranian ship in Persian Gulf

US Navy ship fires warning shots at Iranian ship in Persian Gulf

A U.S. Navy ship fired warning shots at an Iranian ship in the Persian Gulf on Tuesday, U.S. defense officials confirmed to Fox News. The U.S. Navy coastal patrol ship fired warning shots from its .50-caliber machine gun at an Iranian patrol boat when it …

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Charlie Gard's family asks court to let the boy come home to die

Charlie Gard’s family asks court to let the boy come home to die

The family of 11-month-old Charlie Gard, whose illness has damaged his brain and rendered him unable to breathe on his own, asked a U.K. court today for permission to let the child die at home.

Reports: Trump discussing firing Attorney General Jeff Sessions

Reports: Trump discussing firing Attorney General Jeff Sessions

WASHINGTON –President Trump has spoken with advisers about firing Attorney General Jeff Sessions as he continues to rage against Sessions’ decision to recuse himself from all matters related to the Russia investigation, according to reports. The president …

US Navy ship fires warning shots at Iranian ship in Persian Gulf

US Navy ship fires warning shots at Iranian ship in Persian Gulf

A U.S. Navy ship fired warning shots at an Iranian ship in the Persian Gulf on Tuesday, U.S. defense officials confirmed to Fox News. The U.S. Navy coastal patrol ship fired warning shots from its .50-caliber machine gun at an Iranian patrol boat when it …

Vatican Turns off its 100 Fountains Amid Italian Drought

Vatican Turns off its 100 Fountains Amid Italian Drought

The Vatican has turned off all fountains, including two Baroque masterpieces in St. Peter’s Square and interior fountains in the Vatican Gardens, to save water due to a prolonged drought that has been affecting almost two-thirds of Italy’s farmland as well …

Canadian police officer loses grenade launcher, ammunition from truck

Canadian police officer loses grenade launcher, ammunition from truck

July 25 (UPI) –A Canadian police officer lost a grenade launcher and a box of grenades when the weapons fell out of his truck, officials said. A Royal Canadian Mounted Police officer was driving outside of Vancouver Sunday when a motorist got his …

New Orleans police officer survives being shot for 3rd time, authorities say

New Orleans police officer survives being shot for 3rd time, authorities say

NEW ORLEANS –A New Orleans police officer was recovering from a leg wound Monday after being shot for the third time in his law enforcement career. Police Superintendent Michael Harrison said Officer Chris Abbott were working a private, off-duty …

Is the GOP's health care plan still doomed?

Is the GOP’s health care plan still doomed?

The Senate will vote Tuesday afternoon to open a floor debate on health care reform, but the gap between what conservatives and moderates want could still doom any final product. The upper chamber will first vote Tuesday to proceed to the American Health …

Nigerian President Buhari Pictured in London After Three Months Off Grid

Nigerian President Buhari Pictured in London After Three Months Off Grid

LONDON — After a blackout of close to three months — and a blizzard of speculation — Nigerians have caught sight of their elusive leader, 3,000 miles from home. President Muhammadu Buhari has not been seen since leaving Africa’s most populous country …

5-story building collapses in India, killing at least 3

5-story building collapses in India, killing at least 3

A five-story building came crashing down Tuesday in Mumbai, India’s financial and entertainment capital, killing at least three people and injuring nine others, a state official said. About two dozen people were feared trapped under the rubble. The cause …

Japan's Shinzo Abe Is in a Dogfight For His Political Life Over a Favoritism Scandal

Japan’s Shinzo Abe Is in a Dogfight For His Political Life Over a Favoritism Scandal

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was grilled by the nation’s Diet, or legislature, for a second day on Tuesday regarding allegations he helped a friend win approval for a private veterinary school. Abe has denied any impropriety, though the scandal is …

Swiss chainsaw attacker still being sought

Swiss chainsaw attacker still being sought

Swiss police say a man who injured five people with a chainsaw is still on the loose and a massive manhunt is underway on the Swiss-German border. Swiss public broadcaster SRF reported Tuesday that all-night searches for 51-year-old suspect Franz Wrousis …

Crews from 34 states arrive to help with destructive Montana fires

Crews from 34 states arrive to help with destructive Montana fires

Wildland Firefighters battle the Bridge Coulee Fire, part of the Lodgepole Complex, east of the Musselshell River, north of Mosby, Mont., on July 21, 2017. HELENA, Mont. – Crews and equipment from 34 states arrived Monday to help fight four massive …

South Korea leaves door open for North to attend Olympics

South Korea leaves door open for North to attend Olympics

July 24 (UPI) –South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Monday said his country would leave the door open for North Korea to participate in the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang. Two hundred days before the start of the Games, Seoul reiterated its offer to …

Pakistan: Suicide bombing in Lahore kills 26, wounds 54

Pakistan: Suicide bombing in Lahore kills 26, wounds 54

A suicide bomber struck near a police team in the eastern city of Lahore Monday killing at least 26 and wounding another 54, many of them police officers. An outlawed Taliban faction claimed responsibility. Senior police officer Haider Ashraf said a …

China reportedly preps for crisis along border with North Korea

China reportedly preps for crisis along border with North Korea

The Chinese military has reportedly been building up defenses along its border with North Korea that coincide with warnings by President Trump that he is considering military action over Pyongyang’s nuclear weapons push. The Wall Street Journal, citing a …

Israel Removes Metal Detectors From Holy Site Entrance

Israel Removes Metal Detectors From Holy Site Entrance

JERUSALEM — Israel began removing metal detectors from entrances to a major Jerusalem shrine early Tuesday morning to defuse a crisis over the site that angered the Muslim world and triggered some of the worst Israeli-Palestinian clashes in years.

Israel to remove metal detectors at Al-Aqsa Mosque

Israel to remove metal detectors at Al-Aqsa Mosque

July 24 (UPI) –Israeli will remove metal detectors from a holy site in Jerusalem after days of protest from Muslims who were angered by the Israeli military-protected barriers, the government announced. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s cabinet …

Australia Denies Reneging on a UNHCR Deal to Accept Refugees

Australia Denies Reneging on a UNHCR Deal to Accept Refugees

(CANBERRA, Australia) — The Australian foreign minister on Tuesday rejected the United Nations refugee agency’s allegation that her government reneged on a deal to resettle some refugees who attempted to reach Australia by boat. The UNHCR said on Monday …

Israel to remove metal detectors from holy site

Israel to remove metal detectors from holy site

Israel plans to remove metal detectors set up at the entrance of a site in Jerusalem considered holy to Muslims and Jews, National Public Radio and other news organizations are reporting. Known by Muslims as the Noble Sanctuary and known to Jews as Temple …

Security Forces Lock Down the Maldives Parliament, Blocking an Opposition Vote

Security Forces Lock Down the Maldives Parliament, Blocking an Opposition Vote

(COLOMBO, Sri Lanka) — Maldivian security forces locked down parliament on orders from the president Monday, leading to clashes after opposition lawmakers stormed the compound in an attempt to vote on whether to impeach the parliamentary speaker.

John McCain to return to Senate for key health care vote

John McCain to return to Senate for key health care vote

Sen. John McCain is expected to return to the Senate Tuesday as lawmakers face a key vote on health care, just days after being diagnosed with an aggressive form of brain cancer. “Senator McCain looks forward to returning to the United States Senate …

Iraqi Christian community that supported Trump angry over threats of deportation

Iraqi Christian community that supported Trump angry over threats of deportation

DETROIT –The Chaldean Catholics of Detroit have a culture that mixes the modern with the very, very old. Their people hail from the biblical city of Nineveh, mentioned in the Book of Genesis, in what is now Iraq. And last November, their community voted …

Kushner says he shared any information he had with congressional investigators

Kushner says he shared any information he had with congressional investigators

WASHINGTON– Senior White House adviser and Trump son-in-law Jared Kushner, standing before cameras at the White House called his service there the “honor and privilege of a lifetime” and said he comes to work every day with “enthusiasm” for what can be.

Asia under water: How 137 million people's lives are being put at risk

Asia under water: How 137 million people’s lives are being put at risk

(CNN)Khorsheeda Khatun had been left with nothing – then that too was washed away. The 28-year-old fled her home country of Myanmar in January with her two daughters, escaping the latest outbreak of violence, and was living in the Kutupalang Makeshift …

Israel: Metal Detectors Will Be Removed From Jerusalem Holy Site

Israel: Metal Detectors Will Be Removed From Jerusalem Holy Site

The prime minister’s office says Israel will remove metal detectors from the entrance to a Jerusalem site that is considered holy by Muslims and Jews. Known to Muslims as the Noble Sanctuary, and to Jews as Temple Mount, it has been the site of protests …

Israel starts removing metal detectors from Jerusalem holy site

Israel starts removing metal detectors from Jerusalem holy site

Israeli security forces remove metal detectors which were recently installed at an entrance to the compound known to Muslims as Noble Sanctuary and to Jews as Temple Mount in Jerusalem’s Old City on Tue., July 25, 2017. JERUSALEM – Israel began removing …

Israel Removes Metal Detectors From Major Jerusalem Holy Site

Israel Removes Metal Detectors From Major Jerusalem Holy Site

(JERUSALEM) — Israel began removing metal detectors from entrances to a major Jerusalem shrine early Tuesday morning to defuse a crisis over the site that angered the Muslim world and triggered some of the worst Israeli-Palestinian clashes in years.

Venezuela Crisis Enters Pivotal Week, Maduro Foes Protest

Venezuela Crisis Enters Pivotal Week, Maduro Foes Protest

CARACAS– Venezuela’s opposition planned to plaster election centers with banners and rally in honor of dead protesters on Monday in a final week-long push to force President Nicolas Maduro into aborting a controversial congress. The unpopular leftist …

Philippine President Duterte: Drug dealers face 'jail or hell'

Philippine President Duterte: Drug dealers face ‘jail or hell’

After telling protesters to “shut up” near the start of his State of the Nation speech, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte again warned drug dealers in his country they would face “jail or hell.” The fiery and unpredictable Duterte initially faced off …

Iowa firm tied to truck deaths has history of legal problems

Iowa firm tied to truck deaths has history of legal problems

The small, family-owned Iowa trucking company linked to the deadly case of immigrant smuggling in Texas has a history of safety and tax violations and financial problems, public records show. Pyle Transportation Inc. failed to pay federal employment and …

Japan's Abe denies abusing influence in favoritism scandal

Japan’s Abe denies abusing influence in favoritism scandal

Grilled by opposition lawmakers as approval ratings for his Cabinet sink, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Monday repeated his denials that he misused his influence to help a friend in a growing favoritism scandal. The questioning outside parliament’s …

Journalism is under siege in Turkey as trial begins for 17 defendants from leading newspaper

Journalism is under siege in Turkey as trial begins for 17 defendants from leading newspaper

Hundreds of activists, lawyers and observers packed an Istanbul courthouse Monday as prosecutors began laying out an indictment against 17 people from Turkey’s leading secular newspaper, Cumhuriyet, including its senior editorial staff. The defendants …

Samsung releases its first biosimilar drug in U.S.

Samsung releases its first biosimilar drug in U.S.

July 24 (UPI) –Electronics giant Samsung made its first foray into U.S. pharmaceuticals Monday when it joined efforts with Merck to release a lower-cost version of a rheumatoid arthritis drug. Samsung Bioepis, a subsidiary of the South Korean producer of …

Turkish president meets Qatari leader over Gulf dispute

Turkish president meets Qatari leader over Gulf dispute

Turkey’s president on Monday urged Qatar and Arab countries isolating it to negotiate an end to the crisis dividing them as he wrapped up a two-day Gulf tour. Presidential spokesman Ibrahim Kalin said in a brief statement that President Recep Tayyip …

How 2 bodies in Swiss glacier stayed mummified for 75 years

How 2 bodies in Swiss glacier stayed mummified for 75 years

Last week, during a routine inspection tour, a ski-lift technician for the Swiss adventure resort Glacier 3000 found what he thought was a collection of black rocks near the Tsanfleuron glacier in the western Bernese Alps, reported The New York Times.

Indian girl, 10, who was raped pleads for right to abortion

Indian girl, 10, who was raped pleads for right to abortion

A 10-year-old girl who says she was raped and impregnated by her uncle is trying to win permission from India’s Supreme Court to abort the child, with the girl’s parents claiming her body isn’t developed enough to carry the baby. India’s Supreme Court …

Philippine leader Duterte vows to continue bloody drug war, asks for death penalty

Philippine leader Duterte vows to continue bloody drug war, asks for death penalty

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte says he may impose martial law throughout the nation, after declaring military rule in the southern third of the country to combat Islamist militants. Video provided by AFP Newslook Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte …

Chinese fighter jets intercept US Navy reconnaissance plane over East China Sea

Chinese fighter jets intercept US Navy reconnaissance plane over East China Sea

A U.S. Navy reconnaissance plane operating in international airspace during a routine mission over the East China Sea was intercepted by two Chinese J-10 fighter jets on Sunday, the Pentagon confirmed. One of the J-10s flew underneath the U.S. EP-3 …

Charlie Gard's family ends legal fight: 'We will miss him terribly'

Charlie Gard’s family ends legal fight: ‘We will miss him terribly’

The British parents of 11-month-old Charlie Gard, whose illness has damaged his brain and rendered him unable to breathe on his own, have decided against pursuing their controversial efforts to take him to the United States for treatment after an …

Shooting at Israeli Embassy in Jordan complicates crisis over holy site in Jerusalem

Shooting at Israeli Embassy in Jordan complicates crisis over holy site in Jerusalem

A deadly shooting at Israel’s embassy in Jordan further complicated Israeli government efforts on Monday to find a way out of an escalating crisis over a major Jerusalem shrine, including mass Muslim prayer protests and Israeli-Palestinian violence.

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Spanish policeman strikes armed attacker with bollard

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Battle for Mosul: residents begin the process of rebuilding the city - BBC News

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Knife-wielding man wounds Spanish policeman at Melilla border

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’These were poor people who were torn to pieces’ - Afghanistan blast witness

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Spanish policeman neutralises assailant with traffic bollard

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BoE warns banks as consumer debt spirals

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China brings green energy in the shape of pandas

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Mainland Chinese law to be enforced in Hong Kong train station

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Residents waiting for unfulfilled promises in Bangladesh-India border enclaves

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Women used as bargaining chips in South Sudan customary courts

Truck driver could face death penalty in Texas human smuggling case

Truck driver could face death penalty in Texas human smuggling case

Vatican turns off fountains amid Italy drought

Vatican turns off fountains amid Italy drought

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Alphabet adds to cash pile despite higher costs

Pope's top aide in court charged with historical sex abuse

Pope’s top aide in court charged with historical sex abuse

Vatican turns off fountains as Rome endures drought

Vatican turns off fountains as Rome endures drought

Venezuela: Vigil held in Caracas to mourn deaths of protesters

Venezuela: Vigil held in Caracas to mourn deaths of protesters

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France: Corsica fires threaten homes in Biguglia - BBC News

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Pope Francis prays for Charlie Gard and parents

Pope Francis prays for Charlie Gard and parents

Trump urges Republican unity on healthcare vote

Trump urges Republican unity on healthcare vote

Thai transgender boxer winning the fight for acceptance

Thai transgender boxer winning the fight for acceptance

Cardinal George Pell to appear in Australian court on child sex abuse charges

Cardinal George Pell to appear in Australian court on child sex abuse charges

Lebanon: Hezbollah says it is close to driving out Jabhat Fatah al-Sham from Arsal

Lebanon: Hezbollah says it is close to driving out Jabhat Fatah al-Sham from Arsal

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