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Iran says it aided foreign oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz

Iran says it aided foreign oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz

SUMMARY: His remarks followed reports that the Panama-flagged Riah, an oil tanker based in the United Arab Emirates, disappeared in Iranian waters late Saturday.

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Bad Bunny stops tour to protest in Puerto Rico

Bad Bunny stops tour to protest in Puerto Rico

SUMMARY: Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Reggaeton artist Bad Bunny is protesting Puerto Rico's governorReggaeton artist Bad Bunny has stopped his European tour to protest against the governor of Puerto Rico.

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Sudan junta and civilians sign power-sharing deal

Sudan junta and civilians sign power-sharing deal

SUMMARY: Sudan's ruling military council and opposition leaders sign power-sharing accord after all-night talks to end crisisThis breaking news story is being updated and more details will be published shortly.

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Eagle Scout rolls expected to drop after Mormon church ends partnership

Eagle Scout rolls expected to drop after Mormon church ends partnership

SUMMARY: The prestige of the Eagle Scout credential is a valuable part of the century-old Boy Scout brand.

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On This Day, July 17: Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 shot down, killing 298

On This Day, July 17: Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 shot down, killing 298

SUMMARY: In 2014, Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 carrying 298 people was shot down over rebel-controlled territory in eastern Ukraine near the Russian border.

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Former U.S. Marine in North Korean embassy raid is released ahead of extradition trial

Former U.S. Marine in North Korean embassy raid is released ahead of extradition trial

SUMMARY: In response to the embassy raid, North Korea in March called on Spain to thoroughly investigate what it described as a “grave terrorist attack.”

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U.S. Sanctions Myanmar Generals for Ethnic Cleansing

U.S. Sanctions Myanmar Generals for Ethnic Cleansing

SUMMARY: The State Department announced Tuesday that it has brought sanctions against four Myanmar military generals, including the commander-in-chief, for their roles in ethnic cleansing of the country’s Rohingya Muslim minority.

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22 MS-13 members charged with killing seven people, racketeering

22 MS-13 members charged with killing seven people, racketeering

SUMMARY: RELATED Court record: Nipsey Hussle called gunman 'snitch' before shootingIt charges 22 people in connection to committing violent crimes and racketeering.

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Australian Finds a Message in a Bottle Written 50 Years Ago

Australian Finds a Message in a Bottle Written 50 Years Ago

SUMMARY: (CANBERRA, Australia) — A fisherman man said on Wednesday he was looking for the author of a message in a bottle found off the southern Australian coast 50 years after it was written.

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Allie Long key to the city: World Cup star Allie Long gifted new key to New York City, after original was stolen

Allie Long key to the city: World Cup star Allie Long gifted new key to New York City, after original was stolen

SUMMARY: World Cup champion Allie Long asked New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio for a new key to the city after hers was stolen from her Los Angeles hotel room last week.

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Trump’s bigotry poses challenges for Britain’s next leader

Trump’s bigotry poses challenges for Britain’s next leader

SUMMARY: “With few qualities beyond animal energy and ruthless ambition, Boris Johnson has been remarkably successful,” wrote conservative commentator Bruce Anderson.

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U.S. sanctions top Myanmar military leaders over 'gross human rights violations'

U.S. sanctions top Myanmar military leaders over 'gross human rights violations'

SUMMARY: Photo by EPA-EFEJuly 17 (UPI) -- The State Department announced that it sanctioned four senior Myanmar military officials for "gross human rights violations" committed against the Rohingya people.

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Brazil Police Shut Down Factory Making Fake Luxury Cars

Brazil Police Shut Down Factory Making Fake Luxury Cars

SUMMARY: (RIO DE JANEIRO) — Brazilian police say they’ve shut down a clandestine factory that was producing fake Ferraris and sham Lamborghinis.

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ACLU sues to block Trump's new sweeping asylum restrictions

ACLU sues to block Trump's new sweeping asylum restrictions

SUMMARY: The American Civil Liberties Union says the new rule is the Trump administration's most extreme attempt at an asylum ban yet.

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US House condemns Trump's attacks on four congresswomen

US House condemns Trump's attacks on four congresswomen

SUMMARY: The resolution denounced Mr Trump's "racist comments that have legitimised fear and hatred of New Americans and people of colour".

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Von der Leyen Confirmed as New European Commission President

Von der Leyen Confirmed as New European Commission President

SUMMARY: Von der Leyen will replace Jean-Claude Juncker when his term expires at the end of October.

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U.S. imposes travel restrictions on Myanmar military leaders over ‘atrocities’

U.S. imposes travel restrictions on Myanmar military leaders over ‘atrocities’

SUMMARY: He fills the roles of military commander and statesman, meeting with diplomats and world leaders.

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Retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens dies at 99

Retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens dies at 99

SUMMARY: File Photo by Kevin Dietsch | License PhotoJuly 16 (UPI) -- Former Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens died at the age of 99 on Tuesday.

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Analyst: Japan dispute with Korea could cripple U.S. China tech policy

Analyst: Japan dispute with Korea could cripple U.S. China tech policy

SUMMARY: "This current dispute isn't really to the benefit of South Korea or Japan, especially with regard to the long-term goal of addressing the challenges posed by North Korea."

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Leana Wen out as president of Planned Parenthood due to 'philosophical differences'

Leana Wen out as president of Planned Parenthood due to 'philosophical differences'

SUMMARY: Planned Parenthood announced the departure of president Leana Wen, who cited "philosophical differences" as the reason for her exit.

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