The Middle East is trapped under a brutal “heat dome” that has brought apocalyptic weather and a heat index that makes it feel like 164 degrees in one Iranian city. For more than a week, Iran and Iraq have endured …
FOX News · 3 hours ago
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A color-enhanced satellite image shows Super Typhoon Soudelor spinning in the Pacific on Monday. (Photo: NOAA) The Earth's most powerful storm of 2015 — Super Typhoon Soudelor — is now roaring the open waters …
USA Today · 1 hour ago
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The Independent Police Complaints Commission said it was investigating Wiltshire Police force's handling of claims against Edward Heath. Heath — who died in 2005 — was never prosecuted. The IPCC said in a …
NBC News · 2 hours ago
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(CNN)A Shanghai man's lower leg has been amputated after becoming trapped in a mall escalator, the third serious escalator-related accident in China in a week. The 35-year-old man, surnamed Zhang, was a cleaner at the …
CNN · BySteven Jiang · 2 hours ago
LAGOS, Nigeria – Nigerian troops rescued 178 people from Boko Haram in attacks that destroyed several camps of the Islamic extremists in the northeast of the country, an army statement said Sunday. Spokesman Col.
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SINGAPORE (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is in Singapore to talk up an Asia trade agreement that has hit snags in final negotiations. Kerry arrived in the Southeast Asian city-state Tuesday and is to give …
San Francisco Gate · ByMatthew Lee · 23 minutes ago
Friends of Shira Banki, a teenage girl stabbed by anti-gay extremist in Thursday's attack on Jerusalem's gay pride parade, mourn by her grave after the funeral in Kibbutz Nachshon, central Israel, pm Monday, Aug. 3, 2015.
USA Today · 8 hours ago
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India’s government on Monday signed a landmark peace agreement with one of the major armed separatist groups based in its northeastern state of Nagaland, moving a significant step closer towards resolving one of …
Time · 30 minutes ago
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SAINT-DENIS, Reunion — Several days of high winds will whip across the Indian Ocean island where a suspected MH370 wing component was found, raising the prospect that more debris could be washed ashore. Gales …
NBC News · ByAlastair Jamieson · 5 hours ago
KIGALI, Rwanda — Burundi and Rwanda can seem deceptively like conjoined twins. They share a common history, geography and language, and their populations are divided ethnically between Hutu and Tutsi. Both were …
New York Times · ByMarc Santora · 2 hours ago
Chinese officials are trying to downplay accusations of aggression at the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) this Tuesday. Recently, the Chinese government has come under fire for various construction …
Breitbart News · 31 minutes ago
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RIO DE JANEIRO — Rio de Janeiro's police force operates with "total impunity," targeting mostly young, mostly black and mostly poor people in the Olympic city's violent slums for extrajudicial executions, Amnesty …
New York Daily News · 2 hours ago
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No one yet knows the identity of the assailants who broke into an apartment in a middle-class neighborhood of the capital and shot photojournalist Rubén Espinosa Becerril and four women in the head with a 9mm …
McClatchy DC · ByTim Johnson · 32 minutes ago
BAGHDAD (AP) — U.S.-led airstrikes targeting the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria likely have killed hundreds of civilians, a report by an independent monitoring group said Monday. The coalition had no immediate …
The Huffington Post · 8 hours ago
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JOHOR BARU, Aug 4, 2015: Singapore authorities have confirmed that they have not been approached by Malaysia’s Department of Civil Aviation (DCA) and are awaiting a request to use their airspace for cloud-seeding …
The Rakyat Post · 15 minutes ago
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Relatives hold on March 1, 2013 the front page of the local newspaper that published photos of Mido Macia, the taxi driver who was dragged to death by South African Police in Daveyton, east of Johannesburg, outside …
ENCA · 11 minutes ago
Iran’s state media watchdog has suspended a hard-line publication and warned two other likeminded outlets for criticizing the nuclear deal reached last month between Iran and major world powers. The government’s …
Radio Free Europe · 1 hour ago
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Police Commissioner Datuk Jalaluddin Abdul Rahman is advising fishermen to obtain their permits from respective district police chiefs to carry out their activities during the curfew, which covers an area of three nautical …
The Rakyat Post · 15 minutes ago
The Landwer café located in Independence Park near downtown Jerusalem has agreed not to open on Shabbat after haredim threatened to pull the kosher certification from Landwer Coffee, a separate coffee roasting …
Shmarya Rosenberg · 8 minutes ago
DUMA, West Bank — Early one recent morning, a few residents of this sleepy hilltop hamlet heard that Jewish settlers were hurling rocks at a house. Almost instantly they started posting messages on Facebook …
New York Times · 1 hour ago
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