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Migrant crisis: Italy threatens to shut ports
Foreign vessels may be blocked from landing, reports say, as Italy reaches "saturation point". ... read more

Chile denies Portugal Confederations Cup final
Manchester City goalkeeper Claudio Bravo saves three penalties as Chile reach the Confederations Cup final by beating Portugal on penalties. ... read more

Six held in Europe-wide terror probe
Among those arrested is a man in Birmingham described as as Salafist imam. ... read more

Italian father in passionate vaccines plea to Veneto governor
Falling vaccine rates are a "mortal danger to my daughter", a father warns an Italian regional leader. ... read more

Brexit 'will blow hole in budget', EU commissioner warns
Not only is the UK leaving but the EU also has pressing new spending demands, a commissioner warns. ... read more

German G20 police sent home for partying in Hamburg barracks
Outdoor sex and urination were among the party pieces from officers drafted to Hamburg. ... read more

Trump to attend Bastille Day celebrations in France
Mr Trump will again meet Emmanuel Macron, who accused him of a "not innocent" handshake last month. ... read more

Caitríona Perry: Irish reporter's unexpected encounter with Trump
Reporter Caitríona Perry has unexpected encounter with Donald Trump during Leo Varadkar phone call. ... read more

Dragon Tattoo actor Michael Nyqvist dies aged 56
The death of the actor, who had had cancer for a year, will leave a "huge void", his family says. ... read more

Dani Alves: Defender leaves Juventus after one season in Italy
Manchester City target Dani Alves leaves Italian champions Juventus after one season in which he made 33 appearances. ... read more

Tax software blamed for cyber-attack spread
Was the cyber-attack that hit countries around the world sourced in malware-laden tax software? ... read more

HMS Queen Elizabeth sets sail from Rosyth for sea trials
HMS Queen Elizabeth - the largest warship ever built for the Royal Navy - leaves Rosyth for sea trials. ... read more

Ant power: Dutch make bus run on formic acid
The drive to find more sustainable transport fuels has been given a boost by some Dutch students. ... read more

Luftwaffe ace flies in Spitfire
German pilot Hugo Broch took to the skies over Kent to achieve a long-held ambition. ... read more

£100m from West to clean up Russian nuclear base
Western nations are giving Russia nearly £100m to clear up nuclear waste at Andreyeva Bay, a contaminated Cold War submarine base. ... read more

Spain wildfires threaten Doñana nature reserve
About 2,000 people have been evacuated as the fires near the Unesco heritage site. ... read more

Blue shark spotted on holiday resort in Majorca
The shark was reportedly 8ft long and had to be put down after it was caught because of a head injury. ... read more

Reality check
The EU argues that the rights of the bloc's citizens should not change as a result of Brexit. ... read more

Extreme sport
This stunning basketball court is nestled between buildings in an otherwise standard suburb of Paris. ... read more

'Bargaining chips'
EU citizens in the UK and Brits in Europe want their post-Brexit futures sorted. Do Tory plans deliver? ... read more

Trump-Obama relationship has reached historic low
It's a long-distance feud, transmitted over the airwaves and on social media, that's now devolved well beyond a small political spat.
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Trump blasts Obama on Twitter, demands apology
President Donald Trump continues to criticize former President Barack Obama for his response to alleged Russian interference in the 2016 election. CNN's Sara Murray reports.
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Opinion: Why isn't Obama hitting back at Trump?
The contrast could not be more extreme: a loud, pushy, anti-intellectual President Donald Trump versus a soft-spoken, recessive, philosophical former president, Barack Obama. The difference has become especially glaring in recent days, with Trump repeatedly breaking the tradition of a new president refraining from dissing his predecessor.
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Poll: US image suffers under Trump
A new Pew Research poll shows international confidence in the US is waning under President Trump.
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Trump's new foil: A silent Barack Obama
Donald Trump has a new favorite target -- the guy who used to have his job.
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Black girls seen as 'less innocent,' study finds
When compared with their white peers, young black girls are viewed less as children and more like adults, according to a new research report.
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Trump resumes his fight with Amazon
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Man cracks ransomware code
A cyber security researcher found a "temporary vaccine" to ransomware after hearing about an attack in the news. CNN's Oren Liebermann reports
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Manafort registers as a foreign agent
Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort filed documents with the Justice Department showing his consulting firm was paid more than $17 million between 2012 and 2014 for work on behalf of a pro-Russia political party in Ukraine. 
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Officials: Hard to convince Trump that Russia remains a threat
As President Donald Trump lashes out at former President Barack Obama for failing to take a harder line against Russia for election meddling, Trump's own advisers are struggling to convince him that Russia still poses a threat, according to multiple senior administration officials.
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111 people have died under new right-to-die law in California
One hundred eleven people died last year under California's new right-to-die law, according to a report released Tuesday by the state's Department of Public Health.
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Expect more questions, dogs at airports
Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly announced new global aviation security measures Wednesday regarding overseas airports that have direct flights to the United States.
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Trump: Reporter 'has a nice smile'
During a congratulatory call to the newly-elected PM of Ireland, US President Donald Trump spoke of a RTE reporter's "nice smile"
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ABC settles 'pink slime' lawsuit
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Good Samaritan beaten after helping child
A Florida police department is warning people of the dangers of spreading false information after a good Samaritan was mistaken for a kidnapper and had his name and picture spread across Facebook.
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Facebook tip leads to missing teen
A 17-year-old North Carolina girl, missing for over a year, was returned to her parents after she made contact online with a woman in Romania.
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Cubs cut catcher who ripped star pitcher
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Faking a magazine cover is the most Trump thing ever
There's a Time magazine cover photo featuring Donald Trump hanging in at least five of his golf clubs. The only problem, according to the Washington Post's David Fahrenthold, is that no such cover exists. As in, Trump (or someone close to him) created the cover out of whole cloth.
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This number should strike fear in the hearts of GOP senators
Here's an indisputable fact: The health care legislation Senate Republicans were forced to delay a vote on Tuesday is very, very unpopular with the public.
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The White House ramps up its war with the media
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What's Next: Is the GOP Health Care Bill Dead?
Senate Republicans are regrouping on health care legislation. Here's what you need to know about what comes next. ... read more

FBI Interviews Employees of Russia-Linked Cyber Security Firm Kaspersky Lab
There is no indication at this time that the inquiry is part of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian election meddling. ... read more

Forty Arrested Protesting Health Care on Capitol Hill
Forty protesters were arrested Wednesday for staging sit-ins and demonstrations against the Republican healthcare plan, according to Capitol Police. ... read more

Fake News? Time Asks Trump Clubs to Remove Phony Cover
Trump has repeatedly appeared on the cover of TIME in the last year. But the cover hanging in at least four of his clubs is a phony. ... read more

Are These Drones the Fix for Our Depleted Forests?
A system of drones has been developed to help quell the loss of Earth's trees. The system can help plant almost 100,000 trees per day. ... read more

Trump Highlights Crimes by Undocumented Immigrants
President Donald on Wednesday highlighted illegal immigration — an issue that propelled him on the campaign trail — as he met at the White House with family members who had lost loved ones to crimes committed by undocumented immigrants. ... read more

U.S. to Hold Off On Further Airline Laptop Bans
DHS has put off plans to impose further bans on laptop computers and other electronic devices in airline carry-on baggage for flights to the U.S. from Europe. ... read more

Trump Compliments Female Reporter's 'Nice Smile'
President Donald Trump interrupted his phone call with the prime minister of Ireland to beckon over a reporter and compliment her "nice smile." ... read more

Kentucky Gives Blessing to Bible Classes in Public Schools
Watchdog groups have vowed to make sure Bible classes in Kentucky public schools don't go from teaching to preaching. ... read more

FBI Agent Charged With Lying About Oregon Refuge Shooting
The agent is accused of firing shots during the showdown in which anti-government rancher Robert LaVoy Finicum was killed but denying it to investigators. ... read more

Mental Health Problems Rising Among College Students
College counselors are seeing a record number of students dealing with a variety of mental health problems, from depression and anxiety to more serious psychiatric disorders. ... read more

'Unprecedented Step': Powerball and Mega Millions Sales Suspended in Illinois
Illinois is suspending the sales of Powerball and Mega Millions tickets amid a budget impasse. ... read more

Arkansas Man Arrested for Destroying Ten Commandments Monument
Little Rock police arrested 32-year-old Michael Reed Tuesday for allegedly ramming his car into the monument. ... read more

9 Things a Registered Dietitian Knows About Weight Loss
Forget fads and gimmicks. A dietitian shares what she know for sure about lasting weight-loss success. ... read more

U.S. Jews Angry After Western Wall Prayer Plan Scrapped
Israel's government faced growing criticism after a decision to halt a project that would have allowed men and women to pray together at the Western Wall. ... read more

The Psychology Behind Unintentional Hot Car Deaths
It seems like an unthinkable act — a parent forgetting a child in a hot car. But parents and experts alike warn it's more common than most people imagine. ... read more

From High School Dropout to College at 30: One Woman's Path to Success
A lot of people, for whatever reason, can't make college happen at age 18. NBC News reporter Mary Emily O'Hara was one of those people. ... read more

The Rehab Capital of America Is Plagued by Overdoses, Fraud
As three mothers learned too late, South Florida's billion-dollar drug treatment industry is a minefield of fatal overdoses, fraud and unscrupulous operators. ... read more

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