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The Next Dress You Pack For Vacation Should Be the One Angelina Jolie's Wearing

No matter what Angelina Jolie's wearing, be it a red carpet gown or a hooded parka, she's bound to capture your attention. That's how we spotted Angelina in Cambodia, where she is promoting her new film <b>First They Killed My Father</b>. Surrounded by lush greenery, the star looked radiant in a silky LBD …

Duterte tells Obama 'son of a whore' remark wasn't personal

After Philippine president’s aides try to limit damage, saying he’d been addressing a reporter, he threatens to eat Islamist militias alive<p>The president of the Philippines, Rodrigo Duterte, has expressed regret for calling Barack Obama a “son of a whore” – a remark that led to the US leader …

Asia

Syria, Russia to open aid, exit corridors in besieged Aleppo, officials say

<b>(CNN) —</b> Syrian and Russian forces are to open humanitarian corridors for people to flee the besieged city of Aleppo, officials in both countries said Thursday, the day after Syria's army announced it had encircled the city and cut off rebel supply routes.<p>In a "large-scale humanitarian operation," …

Middle East

State Dept. criticizes Israeli settlement expansion, demolitions

JERUSALEM — The Israeli government’s plans to build new units in Jewish settlements in the West Bank and a spate of home demolitions in Palestinian areas over the past week have drawn sharp criticism from the Obama administration.<p>Israel “is systematically undermining the prospects for a two-state …

Israel

Police officer deaths from guns up 78% from July last year

<b>(CNN) —</b> The shooting deaths of three officers in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, this month pushed the number of law enforcement fatalities past a tragic benchmark.<p>As of July 20, 32 law enforcement officers were shot to death in the United States, according to the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial …

Law Enforcement

UN warns of dangers as Iraqis displaced by IS return home

BAGHDAD (AP) — Tens of thousands of Iraqis uprooted by the Islamic State group are now returning home after a string of Iraqi government victories in Anbar province, but the United Nations is warning civilians may be returning too soon as much of "liberated" Iraq is still dangerous, littered with …

United Nations

One of 'El Chapo' Guzmán's chief money launderers is involved in a strange Hollywood kidnapping plot

On Tuesday, the Mexican government extradited Mauricio Sanchez Garza, an alleged financial operator in Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán's Sinaloa cartel.<p>Sanchez Garza has been indicted in western Texas on charges of laundering drug-money proceeds and of committing an extortion scheme that involved a …

Mexico

St. Louis ex-police officer sentenced for assaulting handcuffed man | Reuters

CHICAGO (Reuters) - A former police officer from St. Louis, Missouri, was sentenced on Thursday by a federal judge to four years and four months in prison for assaulting a handcuffed man and injuring him by forcing a gun into his mouth, federal prosecutors said.<p>The ex-policeman, Thomas Carroll, 52, …

Justice

Sarcasm? Some Russian leaders think Trump’s praise for Russia was sincere.

When Donald Trump told reporters at a news conference in Florida that he would welcome the Russians' help in unveiling tens of thousands more private emails of his rival for president, Hillary Clinton, he elicited shock, and even allegations of treason. But in typical Trump fashion, he walked back …

Donald Trump

Afghanistan Sees 20 Percent Rise in Casualties of Security Forces, Police: Official

It has been another bloody year on the battlefield for Afghan soldiers and police officers, who have experienced a surge in casualties over last year, according to the top U.S. general in the region.<p>The number of those killed so far this year is about 20 percent higher than during the same period …

Afghanistan

At vigil, Biden tries to comfort relatives of slain officers

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The gunman's bullets that killed three law enforcement officers in Baton Rouge also targeted the country and "touched the soul of the entire nation," Vice President Joe Biden said Thursday at a memorial service for the fallen officers.<p>"We need to heal," said Biden, who was …

Law Enforcement

Halt On Juvenile Immigrant Visa Leaves Thousands In Limbo

Immigration is an intricate part of the history of the United States. But in 2012, a new trend appeared: juveniles traveling alone showed up at the border in huge numbers.<p>President Obama became alarmed, and two years later visited Central America and the border to send a message of deterrence to …

Immigration

Molestation accusation against Downtown Disney worker prompts search for other potential victims

A 45-year-old man who worked at Downtown Disney is accused of molesting a boy in a mall bathroom and authorities think there may be more victims.<p>Richard Camarena pleaded not guilty Thursday morning to charges of lewd acts upon a child. He is due back in court Aug. 15.<p>According to prosecutors, on …

Protesters Disrupt Olympic Torch Relay

Protesters in Brazil took to the streets forcing the torch bearer on to a bus with an extinguished flame.

Olympics

Cutbacks to Poll Monitor Program Raise Voter Intimidation Fears

Thanks to <i>Shelby County v. Holder</i>, the Supreme Court’s 2013 ruling weakening the Voting Rights Act, a slew of restrictive voting laws will be in force this fall for the first time in a presidential election.<p>But now the <i>Shelby</i> ruling is putting voting rights at risk in a whole new way: Citing the …

Government

Man who recorded Eric Garner's death files $10M harassment suit against NYC | Fox News

Ramsey Orta recorded Eric Garner’s gruesome choking death at the hands of a New York Police Department officer in Staten Island two years ago and made it public to the press and online.<p>Ever since, he claims, he’s been targeted by the cops, so now Orta has filed a $10 million harassment suit against …

Justice

Egypt convicts former auditor of spreading 'false news'

<b>Egypt's former top auditor, who was sacked after alleging government corruption, has been given a prison sentence for spreading "false news".</b><p>Hisham Geneina was fired in March by President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi after estimating corruption had cost Egypt $67.6bn (£51.3bn) over four years.<p>He was …

Corruption

Ameera, A 6-Year-Old Afghan, Prepares To Walk Out Of U.S. Military Hospital

Earlier this year, a 6-year-old girl was shot and badly wounded during a firefight between U.S. and Afghan forces and the Taliban. Her father, a Taliban fighter, her mother and some siblings were all killed in the gun battle.<p>Dr. Chance Henderson, a Texas-born orthopedic surgeon, was there when the …

Afghanistan

UN suspends aid deliveries in Nigeria after Unicef convoy attacked

Humanitarian aid temporarily halted in north-eastern state of Borno, where millions suffer from malnourishment, after workers injured in attack<p>The United Nations has temporarily suspended aid deliveries in Nigeria’s north-eastern state of Borno, the former stronghold of jihadists Boko Haram, after …

Africa

Snowden knocks WikiLeaks for handling of DNC leak

National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden is faulting WikiLeaks for failing to remove sensitive personal information from apparently hacked Democratic National Committee records before releasing them publicly on the internet.<p>"Democratizing information has never been more vital, and@wikileaks …

Surveillance

Correction: John Hinckley story

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a story July 28 about the release of Ronald Reagan shooter John Hinckley, The Associated Press erroneously reported details of shooting victim Thomas Delahanty's career path. He says he served in the Navy before spending seven years working in a steel mill; he did not serve in …

Latin America

Concerned over killers seeking 'glory,' French news outlets to stop publishing photos of terrorists

Mohamed Lahouaiej Bouhlel's name and face were all over the French and international news media hours after he plowed his truck through the Bastille Day crowds in Nice, killing 84 and injuring hundreds more — just as the Islamic State follower knew it would be.<p>Why else leave his identity papers in …

The US will name a Navy ship after gay-rights activist Harvey Milk

The US Naval Institute's news service has obtained a congressional memo stating that the US Navy will name a Military Sealift Command fleet oiler after gay-rights activist Harvey Milk.<p>According to the Naval Institute, Milk came from a Navy family, joined in 1951, served as a diving officer during …

Gay Rights

In school shooting case, judge to decide any records dispute

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — Remington Arms and the families of some victims of the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre have agreed that any dispute over the release of company documents in a lawsuit brought by the families and a surviving teacher will be decided by a judge.<p>Both sides informed …

Guns

Michigan prosecutor to bring new criminal charges in Flint water scandal | Reuters

DETROIT (Reuters) - The Michigan Attorney General’s Office said on Thursday it will bring a second round of criminal charges related to the investigation into dangerous lead levels in the city of Flint’s drinking water.<p>The top of the Flint Water Plant tower is seen in Flint, Michigan February 7, …

Flint

Russian officials blame thawed reindeer carcass in anthrax outbreak

<b>(CNN) —</b> Thirteen people have been hospitalized amid an outbreak of anthrax in western Siberia, the governor's office of the Yamalo-Nenets autonomous region reported Thursday. Experts with the Russian Ministry of Agriculture believe the cause of infection is the thawing of the frozen carcass of a …

Public Health

Police rally as mayor says Black Lives Matter banner stays

SOMERVILLE, Mass. (AP) — About 50 police officers and their supporters upset about a Black Lives Matter banner that has been hanging outside City Hall for a year rallied on Thursday to try to pressure the mayor to remove it.<p>The primarily white opponents of the banner broke into chants of "All lives …

Black Lives Matter