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Venezuelan opposition readies fresh strike

Venezuela's opposition has called a fresh 48-hour general strike against embattled President Nicolas Maduro's plans to have the constitution rewritten giving him broader powers. "We are calling out the entire people, all groups in society, for a 48-hour strike" Wednesday and Thursday, lawmaker Simon Calzadilla said. Show More Summary

Philippine Congress extends martial law in south amid siege

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippine Congress on Saturday overwhelmingly approved the president's appeal for martial law in the south to be extended to the end of the year to help troops quell a two-month siege by Islamic State group-linked militants and stamp out similar extremist plots in the volatile region.

15 Pounds of Frozen Meat Falls From Sky on Florida Man's House

A 15-pound bag of frozen pork landed on the Deerfield Beach home of Travis Adair and his family

Anthony Scaramucci apologises to Donald Trump over tweets praising Hillary Clinton and urging tighter gun laws

 A day after accepting a top White House job, President Donald Trump's new communications adviser announced Saturday that he's deleting old tweets, saying his own views have evolved and that what he said in the past shouldn't be a distraction. Show More Summary

Israeli raid, Jerusalem clashes ratchet tensions higher

By Ari Rabinovitch JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel sent extra troops into the occupied West Bank on Saturday and its police broke up a crowd of stone-throwing Palestinians in Jerusalem as international concern mounted over the deadliest outbreak of violence between the two sides for years. Show More Summary

The Latest: UN deplores Palestinians deaths in Jerusalem

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on developments in Israel (all times local):

Pressure mounts on Jeff Sessions amid claim he discussed campaign with Russian ambassador to the US 

Pressure on Jeff Sessions, the under fire US Attorney General mounted amid claims that, despite his denials,  he discussed the election campaign last year with the Russian ambassador to Washington. Within hours or Donald Trump's...Show More Summary

'You would have to be a lunatic': Tourists to North Korea describe risks and rewards

James left North Korea this year with smuggled currency, stamps and a poster of “the great leader,” Kim Il Sung, that he bought on the black market. Months later, James’s fellow American, Otto Warmbier, died after suffering from a mysterious brain injury while in detention in North Korea, accused of stealing a propaganda poster from a hotel. Show More Summary

The Latest: California wildfire destroys 50 homes

MARIPOSA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the wildfires burning in the west (all times local):

U.S. warship crew found likely at fault in June collision: official

The crew of the USS Fitzgerald was likely at fault in the warship's collision with a Philippine cargo ship in June and had not been paying attention to their surroundings, according to initial findings in an investigation, a U.S. defense official told Reuters on Friday. Show More Summary

6 Ways to Increase Your 'Good' Cholesterol Levels

Floating through your bloodstream, two different fat- and protein-containing carriers, called lipoproteins, carry cholesterol to and from your cells. At healthy levels -- ideally less than 100 milligrams per deciliter -- low-density lipoprotein, or LDL, delivers the cholesterol you need into your tissues for cell stability and healthy function. Show More Summary

Robert Mueller 'is probing Donald Trump's business transactions' despite being warned off

The lawyer investigating alleged links between Donald Trump's election campaign and Russia is examining transactions involving the US President's businesses, it has been reported. Special counsel Robert Mueller is also expected to look...Show More Summary

Lifestyle Changes Could Cut Dementia Cases, New Study Says

More than a third of dementia cases could be prevented with lifestyle changes such as controlling high blood pressure and getting more exercise, according to a major report published Thursday in...

US warns Venezuela that 'no option is off the table' if it goes ahead with vote for new assembly

The White House has threatened Venezuela with “strong and swift” action unless President Nicolas Maduro calls off a July 30 “constitutional congress”, which the US believes will push the South American country further towards a dictatorship. Show More Summary

Months Before Minneapolis Shooting Answers Expected

The fatal shooting Saturday of Australia-born Minnesota woman Justine Damond by a police officer could go unanswered for months while Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull called the shooting "inexplicable."

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