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The U.S. ambassador to Estonia has announced his resignation, saying he is
Thousands of Palestinians on Saturday attended the funeral of the 11-year-old son of a Hamas military commander killed by Israeli fire in the southern Gaza Strip, with mourners demanding "revenge". Yasser Abu al-Naja, whose father is a member of Hamas's military wing, was shot in the head on Friday in border clashes near the southern city of Khan Yunis. Senior members of Hamas, which rules the blockaded Gaza Strip, and commanders of its Ezzedine al-Qassam Brigades attended the funeral.
An Ohio boy's summer vacation was anything but exciting after someone called police on the 12-year-old.
The Supreme Court has been terrible to women all year ― and that's with
The transit camp in Myanmar's Rakhine state stands ready to welcome back 150 Rohingya refugees from Bangladesh every day. The result is a stand-off, as Myanmar immigration officials wait in empty offices shuffling papers and arranging biometric equipment but with little to no work to do except greet visiting delegations and journalists. Fewer than 200 Rohingya Muslims have been resettled in Myanmar's northern Rakhine state from the 700,000 who fled a violent army crackdown in August.
A brother and sister received the same cancer diagnosis within a week. Their parents want to let the public know about their children because the cause is thought to be genetic.
A family member says Jahi McMath, the Oakland girl at the center of the medical and religious debate over brain death, has died after surgery.
HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) - She came to the U.S. to help her family and ended up having it torn apart instead.
The man suspected of killing five people as they worked in their Maryland
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Iraq executed a dozen death row jihadists on the order of Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, his office said Friday, in retaliation for the Islamic State group's murder of eight captives. The executions on Thursday came shortly after Abadi ordered the "immediate" implementation of the death sentences of hundreds of convicted jihadists in response to the killings by IS. "By order of Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, 12 terrorists sentenced to death (whose appeals were exhausted) were executed on Thursday," a statement released by Abadi's office said.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Latest on House Republican criticism of FBI and Justice Department officials (all times local):
Multiple people have been shot at The Capital Gazette newspaper in Annapolis, Maryland. A city spokesperson says one shooter is in custody.
SHAH ALAM, Malaysia (AP) - Two Southeast Asian women on trial for killing the estranged half brother of North Korea's leader are trained assassins who used "criminal force" to rub the toxic VX nerve agent on Kim Jong Nam's eyes and face, prosecutors said in their closing arguments Thursday.
NEW YORK (AP) - The video clip , shared widely on social media, shows a candidate in disbelief: It captures the moment Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez realizes that, at age 28, she has beaten a 10-term congressman in a Democratic primary.
President Donald Trump's pick to replace Supreme Court Justice Anthony
In the Democratic Party primary for New York's 14th Congressional District,
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The Supreme Court ruled 5-4 Wednesday in Janus v. AFSCME Council 31 that
Zimbabwe's new president has implicated a ruling party faction loyal to Robert Mugabe's wife in a bomb attack that nearly killed him over the weekend. Significantly raising the political temperature ahead of a crucial election next month, Emmerson Mnangagwa claimed that rivals who had hoped to install Grace Mugabe as president may have been behind Saturday's apparent assassination attempt. Renewing a vicious rivalry with the former first lady, Mr Mnangagwa said he suspected Mrs Mugabe's G40 faction of being behind the attack because it opposed the democratic turn the country had taken under his stewardship. "The people who are aggrieved about the new dispensation are the G40," he told the...
Prince Harry and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, made an appearance at the Queen's
The remarkable Dingman Collection of cars, neon signs and automobilia is sold by RM Sotheby's - and a cutaway Ford V8 goes for ten times its estimate!
The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld President Donald Trump's travel ban
Jimmy Fallon opened "The Tonight Show" on Monday night with a shout-out to the
Once-dominant industrial giant General Electric announced Tuesday it will shed its healthcare business to concentrate on power and aviation, in the latest attempt to shore up the struggling company. After a year-long strategic review, "GE will focus on Aviation, Power and Renewable Energy, creating a simpler, stronger, leading high-tech Industrial company," the company said in a statement. It also will "fully separate" its interest in oil services firm Baker Hughes (BHGE), of which it holds 62.5 percent.
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Police have dispersed military veterans who had demonstrated in an eastern Chinese city to protest the alleged beating of elderly ex-soldiers demanding better pensions, witnesses told AFP on Monday. Authorities in China have little tolerance for public dissent but the People's Liberation Army and its veterans are venerated as heroes, and protests continued for days in the city of Zhenjiang before police intervened on Sunday. "Scores of armed police came yesterday along with government officials to force everyone to go home.
EIELSON AIR FORCE BASE, Alaska (AP) - Defense Secretary Jim Mattis laid out plans for a less contentious, more open dialogue with Chinese leaders as he travels to Asia, less than a month after he slammed Beijing at an international conference for its militarization of islands in the South China Sea.
As the Duke of Cambridge embarked on his landmark tour to the Middle East, due to become the first member of the British Royal family to undertake an official visit to Israel, he could be forgiven for feeling the weight of history on his shoulders. As befits the president of the Football Association though, he also had one other thing on his mind: watching the World Cup. The Duke, who has landed in Amman, Jordan for the first day of his tour, asked his new friend Crown Prince Hussein bin Abdullah II to record the England match for him, making those around him promise not to tell him the score. The Duke and the Prince, 23, later watched the recorded game after dinner, as the Jordanian...
The mysterious British street artist Banksy appears to have taken aim at the French government's crackdown on migrants in a series of new murals in Paris. The world's best known graffiti painter apparently "blitzed" the French capital over the last few days, leaving as many as six works on walls across the city. The most political takes issue with France's tough anti-migrant policy, with nearly 40 makeshift camps razed in Paris in the last three years and President Emmanuel Macron determined that the city does not become a magnet for refugees.
A border agent at the scene claims the girl stopped crying as soon as her mother picked her up.
It took her two days to realize she won the top prize.
By Joyce Lee SEOUL (Reuters) - Delegations from North and South Korea agreed on Friday to arrange the first reunions in three years of some of the families separated by the 1950-53 Korean War. The reunions - scheduled for Aug. 20 to Aug. 26 - are an emotive issue, especially for the elderly relatives taking part in tearful meetings after decades of separation - and have taken place from time to time during periods of good ties between the two Koreas. The Red Cross organizations from the two countries will arrange the reunions which will involve about 200 selected people from the two sides, they said in a joint statement after a meeting of delegations.
North and South Korea agreed Friday to resume reunions for families separated by the Korean War in August -- the first such meetings since 2015 and the latest step in a remarkable diplomatic thaw on the peninsula. The resumption of the reunions was among the agreements reached between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and the South's president Moon Jae-in at their landmark summit in April. Officials from both sides met at the North's scenic Mount Kumgang resort on Friday and set a date for late August.
EAST PITTSBURGH, Pa. (AP) - The Latest on the fatal police shooting of a 17-year-old (all times local):
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Friends and loved ones said goodbye Thursday to American fashion designer Kate Spade at a funeral in Kansas City, Missouri, birthplace of the 55-year-old who committed suicide two weeks ago. Spade was one of the biggest names in American fashion, known especially for her sleek handbags. An additional tragedy befell the family hours before the late-afternoon service, as Spade's "heartbroken" 89-year-old father died at his home in the Midwestern US city.
The United Nations human rights chief called Friday for an international investigation of atrocities in Venezuela, blasting the government's chronic refusal to probe security officers over the alleged killings of civilians. "The failure to hold security forces accountable for such serious human rights violations suggests that the rule of law is virtually absent in Venezuela," said Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein, as his office launched a new report on the crisis-stricken country. Zeid asked the UN Human Rights Council to set up its highest-level probe -- a Commission of Inquiry -- for Venezuela and said the International Criminal Court may need to get further involved.