Colin Dwyer

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Tillerson Arrives In Kuwait, Opening Days-Long Dialogue On Qatar Standoff

Monday, July 10, 2017

The U.S. secretary of state will also visit Qatar and Saudi Arabia. The latter has joined three other countries in isolating tiny Qatar. The shuttle diplomacy marks a shift in approach for Tillerson.

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Suspected Cholera Cases Pass 300,000 In Yemen, Red Cross Says

Monday, July 10, 2017

The unfolding epidemic in the war-ravaged country "continues to spiral out of control," the International Committee of the Red Cross announced Monday.

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Iraq Reclaims Historic Mosul Mosque, Saying ISIS 'Caliphate' Has Fallen

Thursday, June 29, 2017

Though the mosque now lies in ruins, the moment marks a symbolic victory for Iraqis, who watched three years ago as ISIS declared a "caliphate" from its pulpit. But the fight is by no means over.

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Boaty McBoatface Makes Its Triumphant Return, Hauling 'Unprecedented Data'

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

The curiously named submersible wrapped up its inaugural voyage last week. And, as the British Antarctic Survey noted Wednesday, Boaty acquitted itself well on the seven-week expedition.

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Michael Bond, The 'Giant' Behind Paddington Bear, Dies At 91

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

"Mr. and Mrs. Brown first met Paddington on a railway platform" — and readers first met Paddington with those words in 1958. Bond, who died Tuesday, turned that bear into an unforgettable friend.

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Brazilian President Michel Temer Is Formally Charged With Corruption

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

The indictment handed down Monday night by Brazil's top prosecutor makes Temer the first sitting president in the country's history to be charged with a crime. And the legal saga is far from finished.

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Massive Ransomware Attack Hits Ukraine; Experts Say It's Spreading Globally

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Some have called the previously seen malware "Petya," though others say it is "a new ransomware that has not been seen before." It has been reported in at least a half-dozen countries.

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What Does It Take To Move A 10-Story Tree A Couple Of City Blocks?

Sunday, June 25, 2017

That answer, as seen Sunday in Boise, Idaho: $300,000 and a lot of determination. St. Luke's Health System, which moved the historic sequoia, says it "was never even an option" to cut it down.

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PHOTOS: Here's How Muslims Worldwide Are Celebrating Ramadan's End

Sunday, June 25, 2017

For many Muslims around the world, Sunday marks the start of Eid al-Fitr, a time of prayer and celebration. Here's a peek at the festivities, which are often as different as the places they're held.

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For Besieged Marawi Residents, A Brief Respite Ends In Gunfire

Sunday, June 25, 2017

Partly to mark the end of Ramadan, the Philippine military declared a unilateral truce with ISIS-linked militants in the southern city. But not long after the peace expired, the violence resumed.

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Yemen Now Faces 'The Worst Cholera Outbreak In The World,' U.N. Says

Saturday, June 24, 2017

World health authorities say the war-torn nation now has upwards of 200,000 suspected cases, and that number is increasing at an average of 5,000 a day. A quarter of those who have died are children.

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PHOTOS: Meet Martha, World's Ugliest Dog

Saturday, June 24, 2017

At least that's the assessment of judges in Petaluma, Calif., where the mastiff took the crown at this year's World's Ugliest Dog Contest. And she defeated some formidable pupposition (also pictured).

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Dozens Of People Killed In A Bloody Day Of Attacks Across Pakistan

Saturday, June 24, 2017

Between twin bombings at a Parachinar market, a car bombing near a police office in Quetta and a shooting in Karachi, Pakistan is reeling from attacks claimed by several extremist groups.

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'Grenfell Changes Everything': Hundreds Of Homes Evacuated Over Safety Fears

Saturday, June 24, 2017

Authorities have evacuated roughly 650 apartments in London high-rises, citing cladding similar to the materials used in Grenfell Tower, which went up in a deadly blaze earlier this month.

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WATCH: It's Been A Long Week. So Here's A Gorilla Dancing In A Pool

Friday, June 23, 2017

We'd explain further, but really, the headline kind of speaks for itself.

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'Cause For Serious Concern': Invasive Carp Caught 9 Miles From Great Lakes

Friday, June 23, 2017

A commercial fisher captured the silver carp beyond the barriers built to keep the invasive species out of the Great Lakes. The incident is raising alarms from local lawmakers.

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Neighboring Arab Nations Slap Qatar With 13-Point List Of Demands

Friday, June 23, 2017

If Qatar wants to end a recent diplomatic standoff, Saudi Arabia and three other Arab states say the country has 10 days to comply with a steep list of demands, including shutting down Al-Jazeera.

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After 42 Years, Yellowstone Grizzly Will Be Taken Off Endangered Species List

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Citing a population rebound, the Interior Department has announced plans to strip the bear of federal protection. But some groups are skeptical, and they've signaled they're prepared to resist.

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Church Of England 'Colluded And Concealed' Bishop's Sex Abuse, Leader Says

Thursday, June 22, 2017

The archbishop of Canterbury offered "an unreserved apology" for how the church handled a bishop's crimes against young men. The apology followed the release of a "harrowing" report on the incidents.

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Fans Of Pakistan's Cricket Team Arrested For Sedition In India

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Last weekend's victory over India marked a seminal moment for the Pakistani national team. For some of the team's fans in India, however, celebrating the win spelled deep legal trouble.

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