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Gaza ceasefire largely holding after day-long flareup

Sun, 07/15/2018 - 3:43am
A ceasefire between Israel and Gaza militant groups appeared to be holding on Sunday, ending the most intensive flare-up in violence around the Palestinian enclave since a 2014 war.

U.S., North Korea in rare talks over remains of Korean War soldiers: Yonhap

Sun, 07/15/2018 - 3:28am
U.S. and North Korean military officials met on the inter-Korean border on Sunday to discuss the return of remains of U.S. soldiers killed in the 1950-53 Korean War, the first time in nine years that generals from the two sides have held talks, South Korea's Yonhap news agency said.

British PM May warns rebels: Back me or risk 'no Brexit at all'

Sun, 07/15/2018 - 3:06am
British Prime Minister Theresa May warned her divided party on Sunday that there may be "no Brexit at all" if they wrecked her plan to forge a close relationship with the European Union after leaving the world's biggest trading bloc.

U.S. oil boom delivers surprise for traders - and it's costly

Sun, 07/15/2018 - 3:05am
The world's biggest oil traders are counting hefty losses after a surprise doubling in the price discount of U.S. light crude to benchmark Brent in just a month, as surging U.S production upends the market.

Woman survives seven days on radiator water after California crash

Sun, 07/15/2018 - 2:50am
An Oregon woman who disappeared a week ago was rescued from the bottom of a California coastal cliff where she survived by drinking water from the radiator of her wrecked sports utility vehicle, authorities said on Saturday.

Turkey issues presidential decrees reshaping institutions

Sun, 07/15/2018 - 2:38am
Turkey issued presidential decrees on Sunday reshaping key political, military and bureaucratic institutions as part of the transformation to a powerful executive presidency triggered by last month's election.

Gaza police say blast kills two, cause being investigated

Sun, 07/15/2018 - 2:05am
Police in Gaza said they are investigating the cause of a blast which killed a man and his son in the enclave on Sunday.

Trump says he will run for reelection, had Brexit chat with Queen Elizabeth

Sat, 07/14/2018 - 10:16pm
U.S. President Donald Trump said he intends to run for re-election in 2020 because "everybody wants me to" and there are no Democratic candidates who could defeat him, the Mail on Sunday newspaper reported.

Highchairs and cuddles: how parliaments are catering for lawmaker moms

Sat, 07/14/2018 - 8:29pm
When New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern returns to parliament after becoming only the second elected leader in the world to have a baby in office, her daughter will be allowed to cuddle with her during debates and swim in the pool.

Twitter suspends two accounts linked to 12 Russians indicted by Mueller

Sat, 07/14/2018 - 7:56pm
Social networking site Twitter Inc on Saturday suspended two accounts linked to 12 Russian spies indicted by Special Counsel Robert Mueller for interfering in the 2016 U.S. presidential election.

Firefighter dies battling blaze near California's Yosemite

Sat, 07/14/2018 - 5:26pm
A firefighter was killed on Saturday while battling a wildfire burning near Yosemite National Park, California state fire officials said, bringing to at least 10 the number of such deaths this year as wildfires rage across the U.S. West.

Communist-run Cuba to recognize private property in new constitution

Sat, 07/14/2018 - 5:13pm
Communist-run Cuba will officially recognize private property, something it has long rejected as a vestige of capitalism, under a new constitution that also creates the position of prime minister alongside the president, state media reported on Saturday.

Israel and Gaza militants agree to end fierce flare-up of fighting

Sat, 07/14/2018 - 4:05pm
Israel and Gaza militant groups agreed a ceasefire on Saturday, a Palestinian official said, after Israel launched dozens of air strikes against the Palestinian enclave's ruling Hamas group and gunmen fired more than 100 rockets across the border.

Trump plays golf in Scotland before Putin summit amid Russian meddling charges

Sat, 07/14/2018 - 4:02pm
U.S. President Donald Trump played golf on Saturday at his course on Scotland's west coast ahead of a summit with Kremlin chief Vladimir Putin that could be overshadowed by accusations of Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. election.

U.S. court order brings faster reunions of immigrant parents and children

Sat, 07/14/2018 - 3:37pm
When Yolany Padilla was released from immigration custody in Seattle last week, she assumed she would be quickly reunited with her 6-year-old son, who had been taken from her at the U.S.-Mexico border two months earlier.

Kerber stuns Williams to win Wimbledon title

Sat, 07/14/2018 - 3:24pm
It was supposed to be the day Serena Williams completed a remarkable comeback and claimed a record-matching 24th Grand Slam title but Angelique Kerber ripped up the script to outclass her 6-3 6-3 in Saturday's Wimbledon final.

2017 slump was key to Wimbledon title, says Kerber

Sat, 07/14/2018 - 3:23pm
Former world number one Angelique Kerber said her Wimbledon triumph on Saturday would not have been possible without experiencing the lows of last year's slide down the rankings.

Ceasefire reached between Israel and Gaza militants: Palestinian official

Sat, 07/14/2018 - 2:53pm
Israel and Gaza's armed groups agreed a ceasefire on Saturday to end a sharp surge in cross-border violence, a Palestinian official said.

It's just the beginning, says beaten Serena

Sat, 07/14/2018 - 2:23pm
Serena Williams said the latest chapter in her tennis life was "just beginning" on Saturday after seeing her hopes of a record-equaling 24th Grand Slam title dashed in the Wimbledon final.

Djokovic outlasts Nadal in classic Wimbledon semi-final

Sat, 07/14/2018 - 1:49pm
Serbia's Novak Djokovic reached his fifth Wimbledon final as he resisted everything great rival Rafael Nadal could throw at him to win 6-4 3-6 7-6(9) 3-6 10-8 in a two-day classic that concluded in nerve-jangling tension on Saturday.