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Turkish PM Davutoglu kicks off coalition-building talks

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's prime minister kicked off a first round of talks on forming a coalition government on Monday by meeting Turkey's …

Heathrow airport disrupted as climate activists protest on northern runway

Contribute with Guardian Witness<p>Thirteen climate change activists have been arrested after they chained themselves together on the northern runway at Heathrow, causing delays and cancellations for passengers.<p>The demonstrators from direct action group Plane Stupid cut through a perimeter fence and …

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Pope acknowledges US critics, and downplays US-Cuba role

ABOARD THE PAPAL PLANE (AP) — Pope Francis is acknowledging criticism in the United States of his anti-capitalist stance and is calling for dialogue …

Nigerian president replaces military's top brass

Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari has replaced his army, navy, air force and defence chiefs, a widely anticipated move as the former general has made crushing Boko Haram his top priority.<p>"The President has relieved the service chiefs, including the heads of the army, air force and navy of their …

Colombia and FARC rebels agree to accelerate peace negotiations | Fox News

Colombia's government and leftist FARC rebels have agreed to accelerate peace negotiations and will attempt to negotiate a cease-fire even before reaching an agreement to bring an end to the South American nation's five-decade-old conflict.<p>The announcement Sunday at the end of the latest round of …

Obama says US must step up care for aging Americans

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama warned Monday of an increasing urgency for the U.S. to care for older Americans as millions of baby boomers …

Pluto Is Larger Than We Previously Thought

It’s still not a planet, but Pluto is bigger than experts thought.<p>NASA reported on Monday that scientists on their New Horizons Mission have …

Scott Walker Announces He's Running For President In 2016

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is officially running for president of the United States in 2016.<p>Walker, a Republican, made the announcement in a tweet on Monday.<p>He made a formal announcement at an event in Waukesha, Wisconsin, on Monday night.<p>"My record shows that I know how to fight and win. Now, …

Closing statements heard in trial of man accused in Indianapolis home blast

An attorney for a man accused of planning a deadly home explosion that gutted an Indianapolis subdivision told jurors Monday that most of the state's case rests on the testimony of his client's former live-in girlfriend, whom he described as not credible.<p>"She's a master liar. She's a master …

Study Forecasts Poor Future for Polar Bears

Wildlife<p>By <b>Xander Zellner</b> for National Geographic Polar Bear Watch<p>An adult male polar bear pauses at the edge of the Chukchi Sea (Photograph U.S. Geological Survey).<p>A recent study found that greenhouse gas emissions remain the number one threat posed to polar bears. The study, released on June 30 by …

Drug lord's escape tunnel an audacious feat of engineering

ALMOLOYA, Mexico (AP) — Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, the most wanted of Mexico's drug lords, would have breezed along the mile-long tunnel dug just for …

Investigators puzzle over clues in "Baby Doe" case

<b>(CNN) —</b> Fifty three million people have seen the computer-generated image of the little girl with the big brown eyes and brown hair. Seven hundred and fifty thousand have shared it.<p>And yet, nearly three weeks since her remains were found along the rocky shoreline of Boston Harbor wrapped in a black …

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Woman detained in Abu Dhabi for Facebook Post

Australian, Jodi Magi, detained for posting a photo of a car parked across two disabled parking spaces.<p>An Australian woman has been jailed by the Abu Dhabi authorities after falling foul of the country’s strict social media laws.<p>Jodi Magi, 39, is being held in prison pending her deportation.<p>Ms Magi …

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Iraq launches new offensive to drive Isis from Anbar province

Iraq declared the launch of a new military operation on Monday aimed at liberating the predominantly Sunni Anbar province, the country’s largest, from Islamic State control.<br>The campaign will include fighters from the Hashd al-Shaabi, a volunteer army dominated by Shia militias, Iraqi military units …

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5 things to know for your New Day -- Tuesday, July 14

<b>(CNN) —</b> Western powers and Iran reach a nuclear deal. New York City settles with Eric Garner's family. And a blues legend was NOT poisoned.<p>It's Tuesday, and here are five things to know for your New Day.<p>IRAN NUCLEAR DEAL<p><b>Done deal</b>: After almost two years of negotiations, Iran and Western powers have …

NASA spacecraft set to snap first close image of Pluto

An unmanned NASA spacecraft is expected to give the first detailed glimpse of Pluto after shaving past the dwarf planet following a near decade-long journey.<p>New Horizons is due to accomplish the mission at 1149GMT on Tuesday, but it will be hours before scientists hear back from the spacecraft. It …

Thunderstorms Roll Across Midwest; 1 Dead in Kentucky Flood

One person was killed and several others were missing as a band of severe thunderstorms put millions of Americans in the path of damaging winds and heavy rain, forecasters said Tuesday.<p>At least one tornado touched down late Monday in Hutchinson, Kansas, while baseball-sized hail was reported near …

Outrage as nine Sudanese women face 40 lashes for wearing trousers

A Sudanese Christian woman arrested for wearing trousers has narrowly escaped the punishment of 40 lashes, in a case that human rights groups say is further damning evidence of the government’s intolerance to its Christian population.<p>Fardos Al Toum, 19, was arrested for indecency along with 11 …

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Poroshenko calls for disarming of 'illegal groups' in Ukraine

Ukraine’s president has ordered the disarming of “illegal groups.” Petro Poroshenko made the call after a weekend standoff between a far right group and police in the west of the country.<p>In a statement, he seemed to refer to the nationalist group Right Sector (Pravy Sektor) which played a big part …

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Kidnapped child rescued by pizza shop employee - CNN Video

A woman in Corpus Christi, Texas, out on her smoke break helped save a kidnapped boy she read about through an Amber Alert. CNN affiliate KRIS' Jennifer Lira reports.

IMF calls for Greece debt relief ahead of bailout vote | Reuters

ATHENS/BRUSSELS (Reuters) - An International Monetary Fund study published on Tuesday showed that Greece needs far more debt relief than European governments have been willing to contemplate so far, as fractious parties in Athens prepared to vote on a sweeping austerity package demanded by their …

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NAACP wants Confederate carving removed from Georgia's Stone Mountain

The famous outdoor relief sculpture depicting Confederate leaders on Stone Mountain in Georgia has come under attack from the Atlanta chapter of the NAACP. The chapter's leader is calling for the removal of the Confederate Memorial Carving that depicts Jefferson Davis, Robert E. Lee and Stonewall …

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Donald Trump: They're laughing at us back in Iran (CNN interview with Dana Bash)

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WHO delivers urgent health supplies to Aden: statement | Reuters

GENEVA (Reuters) - The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Tuesday it had delivered life-saving medical supplies to the southern city of Aden in Yemen, where most health facilities are “non-functional” due to fighting and critical shortages of supplies.<p>A Southern Resistance fighter walks past …

18-day negotiation yields historic Iran nuclear accord

After long, fractious negotiations, world powers and Iran struck a historic deal Tuesday to curb Iran's nuclear program in exchange for billions of dollars in relief from international sanctions — an agreement aimed at averting the threat of a nuclear-armed Iran and another U.S. military …

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France calls for British cooperation over Calais migrant crisis

Britain should share responsibility for processing the asylum applications of thousands of migrants at a camp near Calais, according to a French interior ministry report.<p>The report, which is critical of the lack of cooperation between the French and British border authorities, was presented to …

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