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North Korea has launched at least one short range projectile, according to an initial assessment described by a US defense official.
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July 24, 2019 - 6:26 pm
By Zachary Cohen, Nicole Gaouette, Sophie Jeong and Barbara Starr, CNN (CNN) -- North Korea has fired two projectiles toward the East Sea, also known as the Sea of Japan, according to South Korean officials, an act that comes amid increased uncertainty about the future of nuclear negotiations...
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July 24, 2019 - 1:54 pm
PARIS (AP) — The chief architect of France's historic monuments says he's afraid that the heat wave sweeping Europe could cause the vaulted ceilings of fire-ravaged Notre Dame Cathedral to collapse. Dozens of sensors dotted around the 12th-century monument have shown no indication that it's...
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Boris Johnson gestures as he speaks after being announced as the new leader of the Conservative Party in London, Tuesday, July 23, 2019.
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July 23, 2019 - 7:12 am
By Jill Lawless and Danica Kirka, Associated Press LONDON (AP) — Brexit hardliner Boris Johnson won the contest to lead Britain's governing Conservative Party on Tuesday and will become the country's next prime minister, tasked with fulfilling his promise to lead the U.K. out of the European Union...
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This image from video aired by India's Doordarshan TV shows Indian Space Research Organization's Geosynchronous Satellite launch Vehicle MkIII carrying Chandrayaan-2 lift off from Satish Dhawan Space center in Sriharikota, India, Monday, July 22, 2019.
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July 22, 2019 - 8:43 am
By Ashok Sharma, Associated Press NEW DELHI (AP) — India successfully launched an unmanned spacecraft to the far side of the moon on Monday, a week after aborting the mission due to a technical problem. Scientists at the mission control center burst into applause as the rocket lifted off in clear...
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FILE - This Jan. 10, 2017 file photo shows British Airways planes parked at Heathrow Airport in London. On Saturday, July 20, 2019, British Airways said it is canceling flights to Cairo for a week for unspecified security reasons.
Frank Augstein/AP Photo, file
July 21, 2019 - 11:42 am
LONDON (AP) — British Airways and Lufthansa both said Saturday they were suspending flights to Cairo for unspecified reasons related to safety and security. The British carrier said it was canceling flights to the Egyptian capital for a week. The German airline said normal operations would resume...
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Protesters take part in a march on a street in Hong Kong, Sunday, July 21, 2019. Thousands of Hong Kong protesters marched from a public park to call for an independent investigation into police tactics.
Vincent Yu/AP Photo
July 21, 2019 - 11:33 am
By Alice Fung and Yanan Wang HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong police launched tear gas at protesters Sunday after a massive pro-democracy march continued late into the evening. The action was the latest confrontation between police and demonstrators who have taken to the streets to protest an extradition...
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A British-flagged oil tanker Stena Impero which was seized by the Iran's Revolutionary Guard on Friday is photographed in the Iranian port of Bandar Abbas, Saturday, July 20, 2019.
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July 19, 2019 - 2:45 pm
By Aya Batrawy and Gregory Katz LONDON (AP) — The release Sunday of an audio recording has shed new light on the seizure of a British-flagged tanker at the hands of Iran's Revolutionary Guard as tensions flare in the strategic Strait of Hormuz. The audio released by maritime security risk firm...
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Japanese Diet member, Kenta Izumi, left, and Buddhist monk, Matsumoto Genkun, pay respects at a makeshift memorial site in front of burned Kyoto Animation Studio building, background left, Friday, July 19, 2019, in Kyoto, Japan.
Jae C. Hong/AP Photo
July 19, 2019 - 8:04 am
By Haruka Nuga and Mari Yamaguchi, Associated Press KYOTO, Japan (AP) — Investigators on Friday returned to the skeletonized building where a man raging about theft set a fire that gutted an animation production studio, killed 33 people and crushed the hearts of comic fans in Japan and beyond...
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President Donald Trump says a US ship "destroyed" an Iranian drone on Thursday.
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July 18, 2019 - 5:29 pm
By Zachary Cohen, Kevin Liptak, Barbara Starr and Ryan Browne, CNN (CNN) -- President Donald Trump said Thursday that the USS Boxer downed an Iranian drone that came within 1,000 yards of the Navy ship and ignored "multiple calls to stand down" -- marking yet another escalation in the already tense...
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A migrant baby is given a bath at the AMAR migrant shelter in Nuevo Laredo, Mexico, Tuesday, July 16, 2019.
Marco Ugarte/AP Photo
July 17, 2019 - 10:29 am
By Maria Verza, Associated Press NUEVO LAREDO, Mexico (AP) — Asylum-seekers gathered in Nuevo Laredo, across the border from Texas, grappled to understand what a new U.S. policy that all but eliminates refuge claims by Central Americans and many others meant for their bids to find a better life in...
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