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Syrian US-backed forces seize last route into Raqqa

A Syria war monitor and a U.S. official say U.S.-backed fighters have seized the last road into Raqqa and are moving toward the river south of the city, tightening a siege on the militant de-facto capital

Germany denies permission for Erdogan rally on…

Germany's foreign minister says his country will deny permission for Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to address Turks at a rally when he attends the upcoming Group of 20 meeting in Hamburg

Vatican cardinal faces sexual assault charges

Cardinal Pell takes a leave of absence to fight the charges

Book Your Next Vacation by Using Emojis

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

A Top Vatican Adviser Is Facing Sexual Assault…

Cardinal George Pell is one of the highest-ranking officials at the Vatican.

The Latest: Retailers issue warnings after…

The Latest: Retailers issue warnings about possible delays after cyberattack

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Greek trash collectors back to work after 2-week…

Greek municipal garbage collectors decided Thursday to return to work after nearly two weeks of protests that left mounds of uncollected refuse in the streets amid a heatwave

An inside look at the brutal Pyongyang regime

Greg Palkot reports

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).

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: UNHCR hopes for 'generous' US refugee…

The U.N. refugee agency says it hopes for a "generous approach" from the United States as the Trump administration adjusts U.S. refugee resettlement policies.

Retired judge to lead inquiry into deadly London…

British Prime Minister Theresa May has appointed a retired judge 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

Trump to meet with South Korea's President Moon…

The two world leaders will discuss North Korea

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.

Renewable Energy In Refugee Camps Could Be The…

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

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US, NATO allies wrangle over troop levels in…

The war in Afghanistan has passed the 16-year mark, and the United States and its NATO allies are still wrangling over how many more troops are needed to counter the resurgent Taliban and break a stalemate in the fight

Swedish, Dutch FMs worried about cholera in Yemen

The foreign ministers of Sweden and Netherlands have expressed "their shock" at the latest reports of suspected cholera cases in Yemen that has exceeded 200,000 people with an estimated 5,000 new cases every day

Aid worker in Mosul seen saving 6-year-old girl…

Former special forces operative Dave Eubank speaks out on dramatic rescue caught on tape

The Majority of Millennials Would Rather Use…

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

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.

The Latest: Critics: Pope must do more to…

Vatican analysts say Pope Francis is now facing pressure to forcefully confront the sex abuse crisis after his top financial adviser was charged in his native Australia with multiple criminal counts of sexual assault years ago

Europeans line up behind Paris accord, free trade…

European leaders say they are ready to defend the Paris climate accord and free trade when they face President Donald Trump at the Group of 20 summit

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

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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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.

Murdoch takeover bid for Sky delayed for extra…

The UK government says Twenty-First Century Fox's bid to takeover pay TV and broadband company Sky needs more scrutiny

5 found guilty in Russian opposition leader's…

A jury has found five men guilty of involvement in the assassination of Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov