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Muslims keep up shrine boycott despite Israeli concessions

1 hour 42 min ago
JERUSALEM (AP) — Muslim leaders urged the faithful on Tuesday to keep up their prayer protests and avoid entering a contested Jerusalem shrine, even after Israel dismantled metal detectors that initially triggered the tensions. 2017-07-25T04:57:00-04:00 2017-07-25T08:57:32-04:00
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Lawmakers accuse Japan's Abe of false testimony in scandal

1 hour 42 min ago
TOKYO (AP) — Japanese lawmakers questioned Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in parliament for a second day Tuesday about a cronyism scandal, with some opposition members accusing him of testifying falsely a day earlier when he denied using his influence to help a friend. 2017-07-25T04:57:00-04:00 2017-07-25T08:57:21-04:00
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Putin spokesman: No Kremlin order for Kushner-Gorkov talks

1 hour 42 min ago
MOSCOW (AP) — A spokesman for Russian President Vladimir Putin says a meeting between Donald Trump's son-in-law and the chairman of a Russian bank did not occur on Kremlin orders. 2017-07-25T02:57:00-04:00 2017-07-25T06:57:28-04:00
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Reporter Q&A: A look at Duterte's state of the nation speech

3 hours 42 min ago
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte delivered his second state of the nation speech to a joint session of Congress on Monday, vowing to continue his bloody war on illegal drugs despite international and domestic criticism. The tough-talking president also insisted he would not hold peace talks with communist rebels because of continuing attacks. 2017-07-25T02:29:00-04:00 2017-07-25T06:29:42-04:00
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Lawmakers accuse Japan's Abe of false testimony in scandal

3 hours 42 min ago
TOKYO (AP) — Japanese lawmakers questioned Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in parliament for a second day Tuesday about a cronyism scandal, with some opposition members accusing him of testifying falsely a day earlier when he denied using his influence to help a friend. 2017-07-25T02:42:00-04:00 2017-07-25T06:42:23-04:00
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Smugglers offer crammed big rigs as 'VIP treatment' to US

3 hours 42 min ago
SAN DIEGO (AP) — When Thomas Homan, the acting director of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, was awakened Sunday morning with news that migrants were found dead inside a sweltering tractor-trailer outside a San Antonio Walmart, his mind flashed back to 2003, when he stood at the back of a truck about 120 miles (200 kilometers) southeast of San Antonio that carried 19 dead migrants. 2017-07-25T02:49:00-04:00 2017-07-25T06:49:55-04:00
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Smugglers offer crammed big rigs as 'VIP treatment' to US

4 hours 42 min ago
SAN DIEGO (AP) — When Thomas Homan, the acting director of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, was awakened Sunday morning with news that migrants were found dead inside a sweltering tractor-trailer outside a San Antonio Walmart, his mind flashed back to 2003, when he stood at the back of a truck about 120 miles (200 kilometers) southeast of San Antonio that carried 19 dead migrants. 2017-07-25T01:45:00-04:00 2017-07-25T05:45:56-04:00
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Israel dismantles metal detectors from key Jerusalem shrine

4 hours 42 min ago
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel on Tuesday dismantled metal detectors it installed a week earlier at a contested Jerusalem shrine, hoping to defuse a crisis with the Muslim world, including security ally Jordan, the Muslim custodian of the holy site. 2017-07-25T01:13:00-04:00 2017-07-25T05:13:30-04:00
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Israel dismantles metal detectors from key Jerusalem shrine

6 hours 42 min ago
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel began Tuesday to dismantle metal detectors it installed a week earlier at a contested Jerusalem shrine, hoping to defuse a crisis with the Muslim world, including security ally Jordan, the Muslim custodian of the holy site. 2017-07-24T22:42:00-04:00 2017-07-25T02:42:36-04:00
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Lawmakers accuse Japan PM of false denial in school scandal

6 hours 42 min ago
TOKYO (AP) — Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is being questioned in Parliament about a cronyism scandal after opposition lawmakers alleged he testified falsely a day earlier when he denied using his influence to help a friend. 2017-07-24T22:30:00-04:00 2017-07-25T02:30:47-04:00
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Smugglers offer crammed big rigs as 'VIP treatment' to US

8 hours 42 min ago
SAN DIEGO (AP) — When Thomas Homan, the acting director of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, was awakened Sunday morning with news that migrants were found dead inside a sweltering tractor-trailer outside a San Antonio Walmart, his mind flashed back to 2003, when he stood at the back of a truck about 120 miles (200 kilometers) southeast of San Antonio that carried 19 dead migrants. 2017-07-24T21:44:00-04:00 2017-07-25T01:44:10-04:00
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Pakistan: Suicide bombing in Lahore kills 26, wounds 54

10 hours 42 min ago
LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — A suicide bomber struck near a police team in the eastern city of Lahore Monday killing at least 26 and wounding another 54, many of them police officers. An outlawed Taliban faction claimed responsibility. 2017-07-24T17:49:00-04:00 2017-07-24T21:49:33-04:00
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Duterte vows end to uprising, 'jail or hell' in drug war

10 hours 42 min ago
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte vowed Monday to continue his bloody war on illegal drugs despite international and domestic criticism and warned that offenders will end up in "jail or hell." In his second state of the nation speech, Duterte also insisted he would not hold peace talks with communist rebels because of continuing attacks. 2017-07-24T18:15:00-04:00 2017-07-24T22:15:29-04:00
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Israel removes metal detectors from holy site entrance

Mon, 07/24/2017 - 22:00
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel began removing metal detectors from entrances to a major Jerusalem shrine early Tuesday morning to defuse a crisis over the site that angered the Muslim world and triggered some of the worst Israeli-Palestinian clashes in years. 2017-07-24T16:13:00-04:00 2017-07-24T20:13:35-04:00
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Canadian polygamous leader found guilty of having 25 wives

Mon, 07/24/2017 - 22:00
CRANBROOK, British Columbia (AP) — Two former leaders of an isolated polygamous community in Canada were convicted Monday of practicing polygamy after a decades-long legal fight, setting up another potential court battle over the constitutionality of Canada's polygamy laws. 2017-07-24T16:00:00-04:00 2017-07-24T20:00:23-04:00
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Amid protests, Polish leader puts brakes on judicial shakeup

Mon, 07/24/2017 - 22:00
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland's president unexpectedly announced Monday that he will veto two bills that would have sharply curtailed the independence of the judiciary, a victory for peaceful protesters who had gathered by candlelight every night for more than a week. 2017-07-24T13:14:00-04:00 2017-07-24T17:14:19-04:00
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The Latest: Pope prays for ill baby Charlie Gard and parents

Mon, 07/24/2017 - 19:00
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the legal battle over critically ill baby Charlie Gard (all times local): 2017-07-24T14:35:00-04:00 2017-07-24T18:35:45-04:00
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Israel, Jordan end diplomatic standoff over embassy shooting

Mon, 07/24/2017 - 19:00
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel and Jordan resolved a diplomatic standoff late Monday after a day of high-level negotiations that ended with the evacuation of Israeli Embassy staff from their base in Jordan to Israel. 2017-07-24T13:23:00-04:00 2017-07-24T17:23:44-04:00
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Canadian polygamous leader found guilty of having 25 wives

Mon, 07/24/2017 - 19:00
CRANBROOK, British Columbia (AP) — Two former leaders of an isolated polygamous community in Canada were convicted Monday of practicing polygamy after a decades-long legal fight, setting up another potential court battle over the constitutionality of Canada's polygamy laws. 2017-07-24T14:43:00-04:00 2017-07-24T18:43:27-04:00
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Israel seeks alternative to metal detectors to end crisis

Mon, 07/24/2017 - 17:00
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's security Cabinet met for a second straight day Monday to try to defuse an escalating crisis with the Muslim world and find an alternative to metal detectors that had been installed a week earlier at a contested Jerusalem shrine amid widespread protests. 2017-07-24T11:33:00-04:00 2017-07-24T15:33:09-04:00
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