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US House condemns Trump's racist comments

The US House has passed a resolution condemning President Trump for racist comments against four congresswomen. Trump's tweets over the past several days have consumed debate in Washington.

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Élisabeth Borne to replace François de Rugy as French Environment Minister

French President Emmanuel Macron's office said in a statement late on Tuesday that Transport Minister Élisabeth Borne would replace François de Rugy as Environment Minister.

US sanctions Myanmar army chief over Rohingya 'ethnic cleansing'

The sanctions represent the strongest step that the US has taken in response to massacres in Myanmar. Recent reports have pointed to the military's role in enabling violence against the minority Musli...

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe's husband fears she will be forced to confess

British-Iranian woman held by Revolutionary Guards in mental hospital in Tehran

Sudanese military, protesters sign power-sharing document

Sudan's ruling military and the pro-democracy movement on Wednesday signed a political document that's part of a power-sharing deal meant to end the country's deadlock after weeks of...

Schitt’s Creek stars Eugene Levy, Catherine O’Hara among Canadians nominated for an Emmy

The Ontario-shot Schitt’s Creek also picked up nods for best comedy series and contemporary costumes

Notre-Dame came far closer to collapsing than people knew. This is how it was saved.

A baffling alert. A race to the wrong building. Notre-Dame still stands only because firefighters decided to risk everything, a New York Times reconstruction has found.

Federal data shows opioid shipments ballooned as crisis grew

Newly released federal data shows how drugmakers and distributors increased shipments of opioid painkillers across the U.S. as the nation's addiction crisis accelerated from 2006...

Beyond the HeadlinesImportant stories from below the fold.

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Beyond the HeadlinesImportant stories from below the fold.

Netanyahu makes history as Israel's longest-serving leader

As Benjamin Netanyahu becomes Israel's longest-serving prime minister, he is solidifying his place as the country's greatest political survivor and the most dominant force in...

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'Truth hurts': China's envoys try out Trump-style Twitter diplomacy

Beijing’s representatives abroad are harnessing social media to confront critics

For Apollo 11 He Wasn’t on the Moon. But His Coffee Was Warm.

Michael Collins kept an orbital vigil during Neil’s and Buzz’s moonwalk, but he really didn’t feel that lonely.

Pakistani police arrest Lashkar-e-Taiba founder Hafiz Saeed

Jamaat-ud-Dawa, Lashkar-e-Taiba's humanitarian wing, says will challenge the arrest of its head and apply for bail.

Science and TechnologyBehind the scenes of our daily lives.

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Science and TechnologyBehind the scenes of our daily lives.

Justice John Paul Stevens, dead at 99, promoted the Internet revolution

He was one of the most pragmatic and tech-savvy justices in court history.

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Nintendo deletes popular Mario Maker 2 level for unexplained reasons

GrandPooBear says he'd "rather make a ROM hack" than go on under SMM2's unclear rules.

Musk’s newest startup is venturing into a series of hard problems

Elon Musk will describe his plans for Neuralink, a brain-computer interface company.

Our three favorite scientific breakthroughs this month

What do rare orchids, crocodiles, and meteorites have in common? Science.

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Flight MH17, five years on: What happens next?

In early 2020, following a long international investigation, a Dutch court will seek to prosecute four individuals over the 2014 air disaster that claimed 289 lives. None of the accused are expected a...

Why does Apple hate falafel?

To celebrate World Emoji Day Apple and Google have released some of the new emojis which will be coming to their mobile operating systems later this year. The subjects were announced by Unicode back i...

BusinessMoving finance and global economics today.

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BusinessMoving finance and global economics today.

Debt and dollar in demand, sterling and stocks stricken on trade war and Brexit

Resurgent trade tensions, concern over the outlook for corporate America and the growing risk of a chaotic Brexit in the United Kingdom dampened appetite for equities on Wednesday while keeping alive ...

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Bills targeting China's Huawei introduced in Congress

Members of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives introduced bills on Tuesday to keep tight restrictions on Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, amid concern about President Donald Trump's easing of curb...

Huawei calls shots despite US ban

Huawei’s revenues for the first half of 2019 were up and, despite US blacklisting it in May, the Chinese telco is confident of more growth this year. It is now even wooing US allies, like Poland, with...

UnitedHealth's Optum strikes deal with Bay Area hospital in bid to keep it independent

United's Optum is launching a new partnership with John Muir Health aimed at helping the small northern California hospital operator become more competitive with its larger rivals in the Bay Area.

SportsHeadlines from international leagues and competitions.

SportsHeadlines from international leagues and competitions.

Reaction as Bruce named Newcastle boss

Newcastle name Steve Bruce as new manager before they face Wolves in one of three pre-season games on Wednesday.

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KD chose Nets because he loves system, GM says

Nets GM Sean Marks says Kevin Durant told him he chose Brooklyn because he loves how the system and how hard they play.

Steve Bruce: Newcastle United appoint ex-Sheffield Wednesday manager

Newcastle United appoint Steve Bruce as their head coach on a three-year contract following his resignation from Sheffield Wednesday.

Astros vs. Angels - Game Recap - July 16, 2019 - ESPN

Get a recap of the Houston Astros vs. Los Angeles Angels baseball game.

EntertainmentNews from the world of music, TV and cinema.

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EntertainmentNews from the world of music, TV and cinema.

Where to stream all the shows nominated for Emmys this year

From 'Chernobyl' to 'Fleabag,' here's where to stream and purchase all the shows nominated for Emmy Awards this year.

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How to watch EW’s LIVE coverage of your favorite stars at Comic-Con

See exclusive live interviews with the casts of 'Game of Thrones,' 'The Walking Dead,' 'Veronica Mars,' 'Westworld,' 'Riverdale,' 'Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.,' 'It Chapter 2,' and more!

Killing Eve star Jodie Comer on her first Emmy nomination: 'I was completely unaware it was happening this morning'

We called 'Killing Eve' star Jodie Comer from an untraceable phone line and see how she’s feeling on Emmy Nominations Day.

How Booksmart Writer Katie Silberman Created A Teen Classic For The Harry Potter Generation

'Booksmart' honors the teen movies that came before it while smartly subverting tired high school tropes