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UK government delays Murdoch takeover of Sky

Britain's culture secretary will rule on whether to permit Twenty-First Century Fox to take full control of the Sky pay TV and broadband business

Germany denies permission for Erdogan rally on…

Germany's foreign minister says Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has asked permission to hold a rally to address Turks in Germany on the sidelines of the upcoming G20 meeting in Hamburg

Is US escalation in Syria a wise idea?

The Trump administration said there was there was indication Assad's regime was preparing for another chemical attack on its people - and that the US was ready to intervene militarily. But should we? A #Tucker debate

Book Your Next Vacation by Using Emojis

Kayak just upped the travel search game. Angeli Kakade (@angelikakade) has the story.

The US Might Shoulder Less Of NATO's Financial…

The head of NATO says defense spending could jump to more than 4 percent this year.

The Latest: UK sees public interest concern in…

UK culture secretary sees public interest concerns in Sky takeover bid by Twenty-First Century Fox

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Syria, Russia accuse US of plotting 'provocation'

Syria, ally Russia accuse Washington of preparing 'provocation' to blame Assad's government for using chemical weapons

'Special Report' on the front lines: Part 3

Jennifer Griffin looks at the U.S. presence on the Korean peninsula

This Couple Just Got Married At Taco Bell And You…

If you're looking for a unique place to get hitched, how about Taco Bell? That's right, you read that right. Josh King has the story (@abridgetoland).

Renewable Energy In Refugee Camps Could Be The…

A project in Azraq refugee camp could pave the way for changes worldwide.

UK leader names chair of inquiry into London tower fire

British Prime Minister Theresa May appointed a retired judge Thursday to chair a public inquiry into the devastating west London fire that killed at least 80 people, as more high rises failed fire-safety tests

Online hate speech may soon incur a hefty bill in…

German lawmakers are poised to pass a bill designed to enforce the country's existing limits on free speech in social networks, but which critics say could have drastic consequences for free speech online

Street fight for last square mile of…

Retired U.S. Army Special Forces Lt. Col. Mitchell Utterback gives firsthand account of battle for Islamic State's lone remaining stronghold in Iraq

Woman Delays Flight 5 Hours After Tossing Coins…

A plane in one of China’s largest airports was stalled for over five hours, costing thousands of dollars in inspections over a measly 1.7yuan, equivalent to about 25¢. Jose Sepulveda(@josesepulvedatv) has more.

Germany Is Probably Going To Vote On Same-Sex…

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has given the go-ahead to vote according to personal beliefs and not along party lines.

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In Mosul, Iraqi forces take landmark mosque blown…

Iraqi forces take Mosul's landmark al-Nuri Mosque compound, blown up last week by IS, commander says

China's Xi in Hong Kong for anniversary as…

China's President Xi Jinping arrives in Hong Kong to mark two decades since China took control of the former British colony

Venezuelan officials: No injuries from helicopter…

President Maduro blasts violent coup attempt; opponents question whether it was a 'false flag' attack; Steve Harrigan reports from Miami

The Majority of Millennials Would Rather Use…

They say a picture is worth a thousand words. Angeli Kakade (@angelikakade) has the story.

Salvador Dali's Body Might Be Exhumed To Settle A…

A Spanish woman claims she is the result of an affair Dali had with her mother in 1955.

Cardinal takes leave from Vatican after sex…

Cardinal George Pell has taken a leave of absence as the Vatican's financial czar to face multiple criminal charges in his native Australia that allege he committed sexual assault years ago

Rival sides dive deep on security in Cyprus peace…

The rival sides in talks to reunify ethnically divided Cyprus are delving deeper into how to implement new security arrangements on the east Mediterranean island after a peace deal is agreed

Stolen police helicopter attacks Supreme Court in…

Anti-government unrest escalates

Florida Police Have Slow-Speed Chase With…

If you have to ask why anything crossed the road, it’s not often your first thought is of an alligator. Josh King has the story (@abridgetoland).

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Brazil's President Is Charged With Corruption…

Brazilian President Michel Temer is accused of accepting a $152,000 bribe from the head of a major meatpacking company.

Widows of Nigerian activists launch civil case against Shell

The widows of four activists executed 22 years ago in Nigeria are launching a civil action in the Netherlands against energy giant Shell, alleging complicity in their husbands' deaths

Striking garbage collectors protest in Athens

Hundreds of garbage collectors are marching in central Athens demanding an end to short-term labor contracts, with their nearly two-week strike leaving towering mounds of garbage on city streets as the summer's first heatwave sent temperatures soaring