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'Red flag laws' offer tool for preventing some…

From California to Florida, 'red flag laws' are showing promise to prevent some suicides and mass shootings, supporters say

Funeral held for 9-year-old Detroit girl killed…

A private funeral Mass has been held for a 9-year-old Detroit girl who was killed by three dogs while she rode her bike

Black Government Worker's Office 'Targeted' in…

A black employee's office at the US Department of Education has been vandalized in what looks like a racially motivated attack, NBC News reports. The employee hasn't been identified, but her school desegregation poster was damaged and African figurines disfigured. "She had some dolls in her office that were decapitated,...

Plácido Domingo to perform for first time since…

Plácido Domingo returns to stage at the Salzburg Festival in his first appearance since nine women accused him of sexual harassment in a report by the Associated Press

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The Latest: Macron says no G-7 agreement on Iran…

French President Emmanuel Macron says he has no formal mandate to speak for the G-7 leaders in delivering a message to Iran, but said he would be able to address the issue in the context of what they agreed to during a dinner

Iranian Oil Tanker Changes Course After Greece…

The Adrian Darya 1 — formerly known as the Grace 1 — says it is now headed to Turkey.

British airports to introduce 3D screening for carry-on bags

Putting small containers of liquids in plastic bags could soon be a thing of the past for airline passengers in Britain after the government announced plans to introduce 3D screening equipment for carry-on luggage at all major airports

New plan cuts more than $1B off New York rail…

New York and New Jersey have submitted a plan that cuts more than $1 billion off the cost of a new rail tunnel under the Hudson River

After underwhelming first year, can casino…

Massachusetts' first Las Vegas-style casino is throwing itself a birthday bash with Aerosmith, New England Patriots cheerleaders and a huge cake

ICE Blocks Immigrant Hotline After TV Characters…

Less than two weeks after characters in Orange is the New Black discussed a hot line detained immigrants can call for help, ICE took the line down. Six actors from the show are among the people who signed a cease-and-desist letter sent to the acting director of ICE to try...

Countries agree to protect endangered sharks and rays

Countries have agreed to protect more than a dozen shark species at risk of extinction, in a move aimed at conserving some of the ocean's most awe-inspiring creatures who have themselves become prey to commercial fishing

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The Latest: Trump, Trudeau discuss NAFTA…

President Donald Trump and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau are discussing the new North American free trade agreement as they meet on the sidelines of the Group of Seven summit in France

North Korea Launches 2 More Short-Range Missiles…

The missiles were reportedly fired into the sea off of North Korea's east coast.

N. Korea tests new 'super-large' multiple rocket…

North Korea says leader Kim Jong Un has supervised the test-firing of "newly developed super-large multiple rocket launcher"

Frustrated with event ticketing? New ventures try…

With fans frustrated over everything from sold-out events to large markups of ticket prices on the secondary market, some event organizers are partnering with new companies that offer solutions

Dayton shooter's friend loses another bid to get…

A friend of the Dayton gunman who investigators say bought body armor and an ammunition magazine used in the shooting has lost a second attempt to get out of jail

A Psychologist Removed Epstein From Suicide Watch

It was a "doctoral-level psychologist" who determined Jeffrey Epstein should be removed from suicide watch, the Justice Department revealed late Friday, according to USA Today . The billionaire financier was found dead in his cell at the federal Metropolitan Correctional Center in Manhattan August 10 as he awaited trial on charges...

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Paris celebrates its liberation from Nazis, 75…

Paris is celebrating the French resistance fighters, American soldiers and others who liberated the City of Light from Nazi occupation exactly 75 years ago