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Your price at the pump went up. So did Saudi Aramco's profits — to a new record

Sunday, August 14, 2022

Saudi energy company Aramco said Sunday its profits jumped 90% in the second quarter compared to the same time last year, helping its half-year earnings reach nearly $88 billion.

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One dead, 17 hurt in crash outside Pennsylvania bar

Sunday, August 14, 2022

One person has died and another 17 people were injured after a vehicle struck a crowd gathered at a Pennsylvania bar on Saturday for an event to raise money for victims of a house fire.

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A fire at a church in Cairo kills 41 people and hurts 14 others

Sunday, August 14, 2022

A fire ripped through a church in a densely populated neighborhood as congregants worshipped, the Coptic Church said. It was one of the worst fire tragedies in Egypt in recent years.

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Palestinian gunman wounds 8 in late-night Jerusalem shooting

Sunday, August 14, 2022

A Palestinian gunman opened fire at a bus near Jerusalem's Old City early Sunday, wounding eight Israelis in an attack that came a week after violence flared up between Israel and militants in Gaza.

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Drug gangs unleash violence in northern Mexican cities

Saturday, August 13, 2022

Mexican cities have seen widespread arson and shootings by drug cartels. The gangs appear to be targeting stores, vehicles and bystanders in response to disputes or attempts to capture gang members.

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China is sending fighter jets to Thailand for joint exercises

Saturday, August 13, 2022

The training will include strikes on ground targets and troop deployment, the Chinese Defense Ministry said. China's expanding military activities have alarmed the U.S. and its allies.

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A Democratic-aligned super PAC is ordered to pay Roy Moore $8.2M in a defamation suit

Saturday, August 13, 2022

A federal jury found that a Democratic-aligned super PAC defamed the Alabama Republican in a TV ad recounting sexual misconduct accusations during his failed 2017 U.S. Senate bid.

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The DOJ is investigating Southern Baptists following sexual abuse crisis

Saturday, August 13, 2022

Leaders of the Southern Baptist Convention, which has faced widespread sexual abuse problems, said several of the denomination's major entities are under investigation by the Department of Justice.

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Padres star Fernando Tatis Jr. is suspended 80 games for a positive drug test

Saturday, August 13, 2022

Tatis won't play this season. MLB said he tested positive for clostebol, an anabolic steroid. Tatis said he accidentally took a medication to treat ringworm that contained the banned substance.

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Ukrainian health minister says Russia is blocking access to medicines

Saturday, August 13, 2022

In an interview with the AP, the health minister said Russian authorities repeatedly have blocked efforts to provide state-subsidized drugs to people in occupied cities, towns and villages.

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The suspect in the killings of 4 Muslim men in New Mexico left a trail of violence

Saturday, August 13, 2022

The lengthy pattern of violence — which began not long after Muhammad Syed arrived in the U.S. in 2016 — has shocked members of Albuquerque's small, close-knit Muslim community.

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The U.S. in July set a new record for overnight warmth

Saturday, August 13, 2022

The average low temperature for the lower 48 states in July was 63.6 F. It's not only the hottest nightly average for July, but for any month in 128 years of record keeping, a NOAA climatologist said.

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A gunman in Montenegro killed 10, including 2 children

Saturday, August 13, 2022

A 34-year-old man killed 10 people on the streets of Cetinje before being shot dead by a passerby, officials said. They said it was unclear what had provoked the attack.

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Salman Rushdie may lose an eye after being stabbed at a speaking event

Friday, August 12, 2022

A 24-year-old New Jersey man pleaded not guilty after being charged with attempted murder in Friday's attack in Chautauqua, N.Y. The author underwent surgery, his agent said.

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The drought across Europe is drying up rivers, killing fish and shriveling crops

Friday, August 12, 2022

An unprecedented drought is afflicting nearly half of the European continent, damaging farm economies, forcing water restrictions and causing wildfires and threatening aquatic species.

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The Getty Museum in Los Angeles says it will return illegally exported art to Italy

Friday, August 12, 2022

The museum says it will return a nearly life-size group of Greek terra-cotta sculptures known as "Orpheus and the Sirens," believed to date from the fourth century B.C.

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The FDA recommends 3 home tests if you're exposed to COVID to boost accuracy

Thursday, August 11, 2022

Previously, the FDA had advised taking two rapid antigen tests over two or three days to rule out infection. But the agency says new studies suggest that protocol can miss too many infections.

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Bill Russell's No. 6 is being retired across the NBA, a first for the league

Thursday, August 11, 2022

The number worn by the 11-time champion, civil rights activist and Hall of Fame player and coach is being permanently retired by all 30 teams. Russell died July 31 at age 88.

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Armed man killed after trying to breach FBI office, standoff

Thursday, August 11, 2022

The confrontation at the FBI's Ohio field office comes as officials warn of an increase in threats against federal agents following a search of Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida.

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A mistrial is declared over engineers' role in the Flint water crisis

Thursday, August 11, 2022

A judge declared a mistrial after jurors said they couldn't reach a verdict in a dispute over whether two engineering firms should bear some responsibility for Flint's lead-contaminated water.

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