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Tour de France Pepper Spray
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July 24, 2018 - 9:57 am
By Matias Grez, CNN (CNN) -- The Tour de France -- cycling's most prestigious race -- was temporarily halted Tuesday after tear gas, used to disperse protesters by police, inadvertently got into the eyes of some riders. Protesting farmers had blocked the road with hay bales, leading police to spray...
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Massice Iceberg Threatening Greenland Village
CNN
July 24, 2018 - 8:37 am
By Phil Black, CNN (CNN) -- The people of Innaarsuit know how to handle themselves around ice. Their small island off western Greenland is surrounded by it through every long, dark winter. They take dogsleds out on Baffin Bay's frozen surface to hunt seals and polar bears. They cut out holes and...
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A TV screen shows a satellite image of North Korea's Sohae launch site, during a news program at the Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, July 24, 2018.
AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon
July 24, 2018 - 7:54 am
By Kim Tong-Hyung, Associated Press SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea appears to have started dismantling key facilities at its main satellite launch site in a step toward fulfilling a commitment made by leader Kim Jong Un at his summit with President Donald Trump in June. While Pyongyang could...
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A man looks the burned house of his sister in Agios Andreas, east of Athens, Tuesday, July 24, 2018.
AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis
July 24, 2018 - 7:27 am
RAFINA, Greece (AP) — Wildfires raged through seaside resorts near the Greek capital of Athens, torching homes, cars and forests as they killed at least 74 people, authorities said Tuesday. Twenty-six of the dead were found huddled together in a compound, while a few bodies were recovered from the...
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This undated colorized transmission electron micrograph image made available by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows an Ebola virion.
Frederick Murphy/CDC via AP, File
July 23, 2018 - 7:45 pm
LONDON (AP) — A Liberian woman who probably caught Ebola in 2014 may have infected three relatives a year after she first fell sick, doctors reported in a study published Monday. There have been previous instances of men spreading Ebola to women via sexual transmission — the virus can survive in...
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Police investigate a car at the scene of a shooting in Toronto, on Monday, July 23, 2018.
Christopher Katsarov/The Canadian Press via AP
July 23, 2018 - 6:34 pm
TORONTO (AP) — A man whose family said he suffered from psychosis and depression fired a handgun into restaurants and cafes in a lively Toronto neighborhood, killing a 10-year-old girl and an 18-year-old woman and wounding 13 others in an attack that has shaken the confidence of many in the...
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Police work the scene of a shooting in Toronto on Sunday, July 22, 2018.
Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP
July 23, 2018 - 7:21 am
By Rob Gillies, Associated Press UPDATE: 7:00 a.m. Ontario's police watchdog says a second person is dead after gunman shot 14 people in Toronto's Greektown neighborhood. A spokeswoman for the province's Special Investigations Unit, Monica Hudon, says three people are dead including the gunman in...
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President Hassan Rouhani attends a meeting with a group of foreign ministry officials in Tehran, Iran, Sunday, July 22, 2018.
Iranian Presidency Office via AP
July 23, 2018 - 7:09 am
By Nasser Karimi and Will Lester, Associated Press TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranians on Monday shrugged off the possibility that a bellicose exchange of words between President Donald Trump and his Iranian counterpart could escalate into military conflict, but expressed growing concern America's stepped...
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In this June 14, 2017, file photo, provided by the Syrian Civil Defense group known as the White Helmets, shows civilians rushing out of the damaged buildings after airstrikes hit a school housing a number of displaced people.
Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets via AP, File
July 22, 2018 - 10:17 am
JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military evacuated hundreds of Syrian rescue workers known as White Helmets from the volatile frontier area on the Golan Heights and transported them to Jordan, following a request by the United States and its European allies, officials said Sunday. It was the first...
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Trump Putin
(AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)
July 20, 2018 - 12:33 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House said Friday it "is not considering supporting" a Vladimir-Putin-backed call for a referendum in eastern Ukraine in the aftermath of President Donald Trump's meeting with the Russian president. Russia's ambassador to the U.S., Anatoly Antonov, revealed Friday that...
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