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U.S. charges Iranian nationals for hacking, reselling weapon software

Mohammed Reza Rezakhah, 39, and Mohammed Saeed Ajily, 35, are accused of stealing and reselling computer programs violating U.S. sanctions

U.S. Marines back in Afghanistan's Helmand province

"I left here in 2012 and we knew that the mission was going to end in 2014 so I didn't think I'd be back here," said Brig. Gen. Roger Turner

Health care vote held up as McCain recovers from surgery

Sen. John McCain's surgeons removed a blood clot from behind his left eye, not far from the spot on his left temple where he had a cancerous lesion removed in 2000. While he was well enough to take phone calls, Senate leadership has postponed the vote on the Senate health care bill until he's back. Nancy Cordes reports.

Marine general never thought he'd be back in Afghanistan

For the first time in several years, U.S. Marines are on the ground in Helmand Province in southern Afghanistan. They've returned because the Taliban is back. Charlie D'Agata reports.

Saudi girl's online post in miniskirt sparks backlash, calls for her arrest

A young Saudi woman sparked a sensation online by posting a video of herself in a miniskirt and crop top walking around in public

Kremlin turns up the heat on U.S. over seized assets

"We still hope that our American colleagues will demonstrate a certain political wisdom and political will," Kremlin spokesperson says

Forbes 2017: World's top 20 billionaires

Here's a look at who tops Forbes magazine's list of 2,043 billionaires around the world with a total net worth of almost $7.67 trillion

Horse meat scam leads to 66 arrests

Charges relating to public health, money laundering and animal abuse are involved

UAE says report that it was behind Qatari cyber hack is "false"

According to intelligence officials cited by one report, the UAE had discussed plans on carrying out the cyber attack

U.S. doctor in London to examine Charlie Gard

Specialist in rare condition believes he may be able to help 11-month-old -- and help convince U.K. doctors to sign off on it

"Curious animal" knocks out power to thousands

Local power utility spokesman says meddling baboon survived electric shock and was handed over to wildlife officials

Record number of Afghan civilians killed in 6 months

United Nations report finds 12% increase in civilians killed by insurgent attacks compared to 1st half of 2016

Still no justice 3 years after missile brought down passenger jet

Russian-made missile slammed into Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 as it passed over war-torn eastern Ukraine

U.S. woman hides in trees to survive deadly militia attack

Officials in Congo say 5 park rangers killed in attack in Okapi Wildlife reserve that sent rangers and journalists running

Boko Haram suicide bombers stage deadliest attack in months

Nigerian police say at least 19 killed in attack targeting civilian defense force, and those gathered to mourn them

Jordanian soldier gets life sentence for killing 3 U.S. trainers

Defendant 1st Sgt. Marik al-Tuwayha pleaded not guilty, saying be opened fire fearing air base was under attack

1 killed, dozens injured in clashes on Egypt's Nile island

One person was killed and 50 others injured during violent clashes in Egyptian capital of Cairo on Sunday

American man imprisoned in Iran

Xiyue Wang, a 37-year old Chinese American man who was in Iran conducting historical research of the country, has been arrested and imprisoned on spying charges. Iranian officials accuse him of gathering information under the direct guidance of the U.S. Debora Patta reports.

Iran sentences Chinese-American man to 10 years

Xiyue Wang, 37, has been accused of "gathering information" and being "directly guided by America"

Macron says his charm offensive may soften Trump's climate stance

After a tense handshake at their first meeting in May, Macron said they gained "better, intimate knowledge of each other" during Mr. Trump's recent visit to Paris

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