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Tent campfire in Russia kills 4 children; owner detained

Published On: July 23, 2019 07:00 PM NPT By: Associated Press

MOSCOW, July 23:  Russian authorities say four children have died in a fire at a tent camp in the country’s Far East.

S. Korea’s claim on warning shot firings disputed by Russia

Published On: July 23, 2019 04:40 PM NPT By: Associated Press

SEOUL, July 23: South Korean air force jets fired 360 rounds of warning shots Tuesday after a Russian military plane twice violated South Korea’s airspace off the country’s east coast, Seoul officials said in an announcement that was quickly disputed by Russia.

Bernie Sanders thinks media is unfair, so he created his own

Published On: July 23, 2019 04:15 PM NPT By: Associated Press

WASHINGTON, July 23: When Bernie Sanders wanted to preview a speech about his signature health care plan, “Medicare for All,” he did not opt for a traditional interview.

Hundreds of black deaths in Red Summer ignored century later

Published On: July 23, 2019 03:45 PM NPT By: Associated Press

WASHINGTON DC, July 23: America in the summer of 1919 ran red with blood from racial violence, and yet today, 100 years later, not many people know it even happened.

Much of Venezuela in the dark again after massive blackout

Published On: July 23, 2019 02:45 PM NPT By: Associated Press

CARACAS, July 23: The lights went out across much of Venezuela, reviving fears of the blackouts that plunged the country into chaos a few months ago

Lil Nas X ties Billboard record set by Mariah, ‘Despacito’

Published On: July 23, 2019 01:56 PM NPT By: Associated Press

Lil Nas X has taken his horse to the old town road and ridden it to the top of the Billboard charts for 16 weeks, tying a record set by Mariah Carey and Luis Fonsi.

Kim inspects new submarine, wants NKorean military bolstered

Published On: July 23, 2019 12:44 PM NPT By: Associated Press

SEOUL, July 23: North Korea leader Kim Jong Un has inspected a newly built submarine and ordered officials to further bolster the country’s military capability, state media reported Tuesday, as the North is increasing its pressure on the United States ahead of the possible resumption of nuclear diplomacy.

Pitt, DiCaprio and Robbie reconcile a changing Hollywood

Published On: July 23, 2019 11:22 AM NPT By: Associated Press

Once upon a time, not too far from Hollywood, two of the world’s biggest movie stars were talking about what it’s like to screw up on set.

Manchester concert bombing suspect kept in custody

Published On: July 22, 2019 05:12 PM NPT By: Associated Press

LONDON, July 22: The younger brother of the suicide bomber who killed 22 people at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester has been kept in custody at a bail hearing.

Syrian activists say airstrike killed 16 in rebel-held town

Published On: July 22, 2019 03:25 PM NPT By: Associated Press

BEIRUT, July 22: An airstrike struck a busy market in a rebel-held town in northwestern Syria on Monday, killing at least 16 people, according to opposition activists and a war monitoring group.

India moon mission set to launch a week after it was aborted

Published On: July 22, 2019 12:15 PM NPT By: Associated Press

SRIHARIKOTA, July 22: India is ready to launch an unmanned spacecraft to the far side of the moon on Monday a week after aborting the mission due to a technical problem.

Scion of wealthy NYC family, Morgenthau was DA for decades

Published On: July 22, 2019 12:10 PM NPT By: Associated Press

NEW YORK, July 22: He seemed almost like he was out of Central Casting — tall and patrician, with a cultivated above-the-fray presence. And in fact, former Manhattan District Attorney Robert M. Morgenthau inspired some television casting of his own, as the model for the avuncular character of prosecutor Adam Schiff, played by actor Steven Hill on the long-running television series, “Law and Order.”

Clashes involving Hong Kong’s protest movement grow violent

Published On: July 22, 2019 11:35 AM NPT By: Associated Press

HONG KONG, July 22: Clashes involving Hong Kong’s protest movement escalated violently late Sunday as police launched tear gas at protesters who didn’t disband after a massive march and subway riders were attacked by masked assailants who appeared to target the pro-democracy demonstrators.

Prince George turning 6 as UK palace releases new photos

Published On: July 22, 2019 11:11 AM NPT By: Associated Press

Kensington Palace has released three new photographs before Prince George’s birthday. The future king turns 6 on Monday. It’s become a tradition for the palace to release snapshots taken by his mother Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge.

Audio shows UK navy trying to thwart Iran from seizing ship

Published On: July 21, 2019 08:05 PM NPT By: Associated Press

LONDON, July 21: In an audio recording released Sunday, a British naval officer insists that a British-flagged oil tanker must be allowed to sail through the Strait of Hormuz as Iranian paramilitary forces demand that the vessel change course before commandeering it.

The Latest: Exit polls show Abe’s ruling bloc wins elections

Published On: July 21, 2019 06:00 PM NPT By: Associated Press

TOKYO, July 21: The Latest on Japanese upper house elections

Swiss celebrate once-in-a-generation winegrowers’ festival

Published On: July 21, 2019 04:20 PM NPT By: Associated Press

Swiss residents and tourists alike are partying like they haven’t since 1999. The town of Vevey has kicked off the 12th “Fete des Vignerons,” or Winemakers Festival, the latest installment in a centuries-old tradition of celebrating vineyard workers — which nowadays takes place only once a generation.

Portman is Thor, Ali is Blade and more from Marvel’s Phase 4

Published On: July 21, 2019 04:13 PM NPT By: Associated Press

'Avengers: Endgame' may have closed a chapter in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, but the blockbuster factory is not slowing down and only expanding in scope and diversity.

Refugee swimmer feels for separated families at US border

Published On: July 21, 2019 03:30 PM NPT By: Associated Press

GWANGJU, July 21: Refugee swimmer Yusra Mardini knows what she’s talking about when it comes to family separation for asylum seekers, having fled her native Syria four years ago.

Manny Pacquiao beats Keith Thurman by split decision

Published On: July 21, 2019 02:00 PM NPT By: Associated Press

From his first-round knockdown punches to his tenacious 12th-round finish, Manny Pacquiao gave yet another one-sided thrashing to Father Time.