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Teens targeted as dozens killed in Kabul suicide attack

At least 34 people were killed in a suicide attack targeting an education center in Kabul Wednesday, according to a government official. Among the victims were thought to be dozens of teenagers studying English. /
Serena Williams covers ‘TIME’ Magazine and opens up about her comeback and Colin Kaepernick

Serena Williams is gracing the cover of TIME and opening up about everything from motherhood to her return to tennis. She also took time to share her thoughts on Colin Kaepernick and the ongoing NFL protests. Williams is currently preparing for the U.S. Open in NYC. The tournament is her chance to tie Margaret Court’s […] The post ... /
African migrants in disbelief as Israeli law cuts their salaries

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — African migrants in Israel have been detained, threatened with deportation and faced hostility from lawmakers and residents. ...

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Islamic State ‘Well-Positioned’ to Rebuild Caliphate

Destroying the Islamic State is proving more difficult than the United States and its allies envisioned, with the most recent intelligence ...

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Sacks of Mail Reach the West Bank, 8 Years Late

Ten tons of letters and packages, which Israel had prevented from entering the Palestinian territory of the West Bank, have finally been released.

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Oral Sex, Then Holy Water: Report Documents Abuse by Priests

A priest raped a 7-year-old girl while he was visiting her in the hospital after she’d had her tonsils removed. Another priest forced a 9-year-old boy into having oral sex, then rinsed out the boy’s mouth with holy water. One boy was forced to say ...

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Bus Crash Kills 24 in Ecuador

A bus apparently lost its brakes, then hit another vehicle at high speed before smashing into several houses.

Dozens killed in Italian bridge collapse

At least 35 people are dead after a bridge near Genoa partially collapsed. Follow here for the latest.

Sweden: Dozens of cars set on fire in one night

Around 80 cars were set on fire and a further 40 vandalized in the city of Gothenburg in western Sweden on Monday night, according to Hans Lippens, ...

Gibraltar ship stripped of flag amid dispute over migrants stranded at sea

Gibraltar has moved to strip a stranded migrant rescue ship of its registration amid a row over which country is responsible for taking in the 141 ...

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Gaza's history-making female runner

How a young athlete from the Gaza Strip overcame prejudice and poverty to make Olympic history. /
Laverne Cox opens up about planning her suicide: “I am angered, saddened, and enraged”

  Laverne Cox has been a fierce advocate for the LGBTQ community for years ut she hasn’t always had the confidence she’s now known for. The actress opened up about planning her own suicide in a lengthy and heartbreaking Instagram post that sheds light on the unspoken torment experienced by so many of her peers. […] The post ...

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Italy bridge: Dozens feared dead in Genoa as motorway collapses

A big section of motorway plunges to the ground in Genoa taking many vehicles with it.

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Israel to reopen Gaza cargo crossing if calm holds

Israel shut Kerem Shalom for all but humanitarian deliveries in retaliation for Palestinian attacks.

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Sweden cars: 80 set on fire by gangs in several cities

Dozens of vehicles were set ablaze in multiple cities overnight, in an apparent coordinated action.

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Calls for Action on Toxics White House Called 'PR Nightmare'

Lauren Woeher wonders if her 16-month-old daughter has been harmed by tap water contaminated with toxic industrial compounds used in products like nonstick cookware, carpets, firefighting foam and fast-food wrappers. Henry Betz, at 76, rattles around his house alone at night, thinking about the water his family unknowingly drank for years that ...

Hippo kills Chinese tourist in Kenya

A hippopotamus attacked and killed a Chinese tourist in Kenya over the weekend, the Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) said in a tweet Sunday.

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Hospital Blaze in Taiwan Kills 9 and Injures Dozens

The fire broke out in the early morning hours in a room for patients with chronic or long-term illnesses.

'Unprecedented' floods in Indian tourist hotspot kill dozens; 40,000 evacuated

Kerala floods: Dozens of people have died, and tens of thousands more evacuated, after flash flooding in a tourist hotspot in southern India over the ...

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Arms depot blast in Syria's Idlib province kills 39 - monitor

Dozens of people are still missing after the blast in rebel-held Idlib, reports say.

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Hippo bite kills Chinese tourist in Kenya

The animal turned on the Chinese man after he got too close with his camera at Lake Naivasha.

A Saudi-led airstrike killed dozens of Yemeni kids. Could the world have stopped it?

"When you're hitting a school bus there is a big problem with your target acquisition process."

Colombia recognizes Palestine as sovereign state

Colombian President Iván Duque is facing a diplomatic row with Israel in his first week in office after the outgoing government in Bogota recognized Palestine.

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Group Calls on Trump to Unblock Twitter Users After Court Ruling

A free speech group says President Donald Trump continues to block dozens of people from his Twitter account although a court ruled his actions violate free speech enshrined in the First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution. The Knight First Amendment Institute at Columbia University in New York sent a letter to the Justice Department Friday ...

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Trump, France's Macron Discuss Iran, Mideast, Trade

U.S. President Donald Trump spoke Friday with French President Emmanuel Macron about trade, Iran and the Middle East, the White House said. Trump, who is vacationing at his New Jersey golf club, said on Twitter that he had discussed "various ...

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