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Trump travel ban injunction lifted in part by Supreme Court

The US Supreme Court has partially lifted an injunction against President Donald Trump's travel ban.

Salvador Dali to be exhumed amid paternity suit

A Madrid court has ordered that the remains of Spanish surrealist artist Salvador Dali be exhumed. The move comes as a woman who claims to be his daughter filed a paternity claim.

US Supreme Court agrees to hear religious liberty case next term

The Supreme Court has agreed to hear a religious liberty case concerning a Colorado cake artist who refused to make a cake for a same-sex couple's wedding reception, claiming that to do so violated…

Donald Trump ends decades-long White House tradition of celebrating Ramadan with iftar dinner

Donald Trump’s government has not held an iftar dinner for the end of Ramadan, breaking a Muslim tradition held at the White House for more than two centuries.
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Yemen faces world's worst cholera outbreak - UN

Yemen is now facing the worst cholera outbreak anywhere in the world, the United Nations has warned.
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Pakistan oil tanker inferno kills at least 123

At least 123 people were killed when a lorry transporting oil burst into flames near the Pakistani city of Ahmedpur East, local officials say.

John Magufuli's pregnant schoolgirl ban angers Tanzanian women

Tanzania's President John Magufuli has been condemned for comments that girls who give birth should not be allowed to return to school.

China landslide leaves at least 140 missing in Sichuan

More than 140 people are feared buried in a landslide in Sichuan province in south-western China, state media say.

Camden flats: Hundreds of homes evacuated over fire risk fears

More than 700 flats in tower blocks on an estate in the Swiss Cottage area of north-west London have been evacuated because of fire safety concerns.
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New details of Russia election hacking raise questions about Obama's response

Barack Obama received an “intelligence bombshell” from the CIA last August warning him that Russian president Vladimir Putin was directing a hacking campaign to tip the presidential election in…
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Putin says Russian role in election hacking 'theoretically possible'

Vladimir Putin has given his broadest hint yet that Russia may have played a role in the hacking of western elections but emphatically denied that his government was involved.
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Saudis foil attack on Grand Mosque in Mecca

Saudi security forces on Friday prevented an imminent attack on the Grand Mosque in Mecca, the country's Interior Ministry said on state-run TV.
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Ray Tensing retrial: Judge declares mistrial after jury deadlocks

An Ohio judge declared a mistrial Friday in the case against former University of Cincinnati police Officer Ray Tensing, who fatally shot Samuel DuBose during a traffic stop in July 2015. DuBose's…

Turkey dismisses demand to close Qatar military base

Turkey has rejected a call from four Arab countries to shut down its military base in Qatar, saying the base was a guarantor of security in the Gulf and demands for its closure represented…

Brexit: UK offer on EU citizens a good start, says Merkel

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has described UK plans to ensure the rights of EU citizens in Britain after Brexit as "a good start".

Milwaukee ex-cop who fatally shot Sylville Smith found not guilty

Dominique Heaggan-Brown, the former Wisconsin police officer who fatally shot Sylville Smith during an August 2016 foot chase, was found not guilty of first-degree reckless homicide on Wednesday. The…

London fire: Flats acquired for Grenfell Tower survivors

Survivors of London's Grenfell Tower fire are to be rehomed in a luxury housing development in the heart of Kensington, the government has said.

Prince Philip, husband of UK's Queen Elizabeth II, admitted to hospital

Prince Philip, the 95-year-old husband of Britain's Queen Elizabeth II, was admitted to hospital Tuesday evening as a "precautionary measure," Buckingham Palace has told CNN.
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Saudi Arabia's crown prince deposed

Saudi Arabia's king deposed the sitting crown prince Wednesday and replaced him with Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, the deputy crown prince, according to state media.
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Uber chief executive Kalanick resigns

Uber boss Travis Kalanick has resigned as chief executive after pressure from shareholders.

Otto Warmbier, US student sent home from N Korea, dies

The American student who was released last week after being held in captivity for more than 15 months in North Korea has died, his family says.

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