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In Unprecedented Move, India Revokes Kashmir's Special Status, Sparks Fears Of Unrest

Monday, August 05, 2019

In the days ahead of the move, India placed local politicians under house arrest, ordered tourists to evacuate and sent tens of thousands of troops into the region.

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Nuon Chea, Top Khmer Rouge Leader, Dies At 93 While Serving Life Sentence

Monday, August 05, 2019

He was seen as a chief architect of the regime's brutal collectivist policies that led to the deaths of some 1.7 million people. He was found guilty of war crimes by a U.N.-backed tribunal last year.

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Iran Reportedly Seizes Iraqi Tanker In Persian Gulf

Monday, August 05, 2019

The unidentified vessel was reportedly taken last Wednesday near Farsi Island, where Iran maintains a naval base. Iraq's oil ministry has denied it has any connection with the ship.

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North Korea Conducts 3rd Missile Test Since Last Week Amid Stalled Talks With U.S.

Friday, August 02, 2019

It wasn't immediately clear what type of weapon was tested early Friday, but South Korea's military noted the missiles traveled at hypersonic speeds and flew about 137 miles.

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Saudi Law Changed To Permit Women To Travel Without Male 'Guardian'

Friday, August 02, 2019

It will now be possible for women to apply for a passport and to travel abroad without a male family member to accompany them.

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In U.K., Boris Johnson's Conservatives Lose Seat To Anti-Brexit Parties

Friday, August 02, 2019

The results of the special election leave the ruling prime minister's government with a single-seat majority just as he tries to navigate a difficult departure from the EU.

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Rouhani Criticizes U.S. Move To Sanction Iran's Foreign Minister

Thursday, August 01, 2019

The Iranian president called the Trump administration's move to sanction Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif "childish." Zarif tweeted that the sanctions would have "no effect" on him.

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North Korea Says It Tested New Rocket System For Use Against Ground Troops

Thursday, August 01, 2019

Pyongyang said the new multiple rocket system would cause "inescapable distress" to enemy forces. The test on Wednesday was first thought to be of a short-range ballistic missile.

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Navy Rescinds Awards To Prosecutors In Case Of SEAL Acquitted Of Murdering Captive

Thursday, August 01, 2019

The move came after President Trump on Wednesday issued scathing tweets criticizing the prosecution conduct and the Navy's decision to give the awards.

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Princess Haya, Estranged Wife Of Dubai's Ruler, Asks U.K. Court For Protective Order

Wednesday, July 31, 2019

Princess Haya bint al-Hussein, one of six wives of Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, fled the United Arab Emirates last month with her two young children.

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North Korea Conducts 2nd Missile Test In A Week

Wednesday, July 31, 2019

The latest test of two short-range missiles follows a similar launch last week. It comes as Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said he is "hopeful" talks between Washington and Pyongyang will resume soon.

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Woman Charged As Hacker In Capital One Data Breach Exposing Over 100 Million Customers

Tuesday, July 30, 2019

The country's seventh-largest bank says the information was taken from a hack of credit card applications submitted over a 14-year period.

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Prison Riot In Northern Brazil Leaves At Least 57 Inmates Dead

Tuesday, July 30, 2019

Authorities say inmates belonging to one gang at the prison in Pará state set fire to a building housing members of a rival gang. At least 16 of the dead were found decapitated, officials said.

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Rapper A$AP Rocky Charged With Assault In Sweden

Thursday, July 25, 2019

The high-profile incident, which the musician and record producer insists is a case of self-defense, has seen celebrities and even President Trump rally to his cause.

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North Korea Conducts Missile Tests While Bolton Meets With Officials In Seoul

Thursday, July 25, 2019

The test of short-range missiles — one of which may be a new design — is seen as a pressure tactic on Washington as Pyongyang warns against a resumption of U.S.-South Korea military exercises.

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Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló Resigns In Wake Of Text Message Scandal

Thursday, July 25, 2019

His resignation comes after nearly two weeks of street protests. On Monday, hundreds of thousands of people shut down a large highway.

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Federal Judge Temporarily Blocks Arkansas Abortion Restrictions

Wednesday, July 24, 2019

The restrictions would have required physicians performing abortions to be board-certified and prevented abortions after 18 weeks or for the sole reason that the fetus has Down syndrome.

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Cambodia Denies Report Of Deal With China For Use Of Naval Base

Monday, July 22, 2019

Prime Minister Hun Sen called the report, which appeared Sunday in The Wall Street Journal, "made up news." The report cited unnamed U.S. officials.

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As NASA's Apollo Space Program Grew, Alabama Was Pressured To Desegregate

Monday, July 22, 2019

Hundreds of thousands of jobs were created for the Apollo space program. As the program ramped up, leaders in Huntsville, Ala., realized they needed to desegregate to attract talent.

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Yukiya Amano, The Head Of U.N. Nuclear Watchdog, Dies At 72

Monday, July 22, 2019

Amano, who was director general of the International Atomic Energy Agency, was instrumental in negotiations leading to the 2015 deal with Iran to limit its nuclear program.

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