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Canadian polygamous leader found guilty of having 25 wives

AP World News - 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 to replace metal detectors in Jerusalem with less obtrusive surveillance

Reuters World News - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 18:47
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel on Tuesday decided to remove metal detectors it had placed at the entrance to a holy site in Jerusalem's Old City with other, less obtrusive surveillance means, a cabinet statement said.
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Mattis bristles at Pentagon waste of $28 million on Afghan uniforms

Reuters World News - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 18:35
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis has criticized Pentagon officials for wasting as much as $28 million by making a questionable choice of forest camouflage-patterned uniforms for Afghan National Army soldiers.
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Egypt's Sisi vows to keep up Qatar blockade

Reuters World News - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 17:59
CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said on Monday his government would keep up a blockade of Qatar by four Arab states over charges it supports terrorism, in defiance of international efforts to end the crisis.
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Israel seeks alternative to metal detectors to end crisis

AP World News - 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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The Latest: Palestinian envoy: People will stay in street

AP World News - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 17:00
JERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on the escalation in Israel and the Palestinian territories over a contested Jerusalem holy site (all times local): 2017-07-24T12:26:00-04:00 2017-07-24T16:26:31-04:00
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Italian state plan for Colosseum gets thumbs-up after court fight

Reuters World News - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 16:47
ROME (Reuters) - Italy's top administrative court awarded victory to the government in a dispute over the management of the Colosseum amphitheatre on Monday, rejecting objections from Rome's anti-establishment mayor.
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France's Macron confirms aid targets in meeting with U2's Bono

Reuters World News - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 15:51
PARIS (Reuters) - French President Emmanuel Macron has told U2 frontman Bono that France will respect its commitment to boost development aid, Bono told reporters after meeting Macron in Paris.
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Charlie Gard parents drop legal fight, agree to let him die

AP World News - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 15:00
LONDON (AP) — The parents of Charlie Gard, whose battle to get their critically ill baby experimental treatment stirred international sympathy and controversy, dropped their legal effort Monday, saying tearfully that it was time to let their son die. 2017-07-24T10:06:00-04:00 2017-07-24T14:06:57-04:00
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The Latest: Israeli intel chief in Jordan to heal rift

AP World News - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 15:00
JERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on the escalation in Israel and the Palestinian territories over a contested Jerusalem holy site (all times local): 2017-07-24T10:51:00-04:00 2017-07-24T14:51:49-04:00
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Maldives opposition says blocked from entering parliament for impeachment vote

Reuters World News - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 14:36
(Reuters) - Two opposition leaders accused soldiers and police in the Maldives of roughing up opposition lawmakers on Monday, using pepper spray to prevent them from entering parliament to take part in an impeachment vote against the speaker.
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Trump aide Greenblatt heading to Jordan for talks after Israel visit

Reuters World News - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 14:17
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump's Middle East envoy, Jason Greenblatt, is heading to Jordan for talks about the Mideast peace process after meetings in Israel, a senior administration official said on Monday.
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Charlie Gard parents drop legal fight, agree to let him die

AP World News - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 14:00
LONDON (AP) — The parents of Charlie Gard, whose battle to get their critically ill baby experimental treatment stirred international sympathy and controversy, dropped their legal effort Monday, saying tearfully that it was time to let their son die. 2017-07-24T09:34:00-04:00 2017-07-24T13:34:26-04:00
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Afghan security scrutinized after suicide bomber kills 24

AP World News - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 14:00
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A Taliban suicide bomber killed 24 people in a horrific early morning assault in a neighborhood where prominent politicians reside, causing residents and analysts to question the government's ability to protect Afghanistan's capital. 2017-07-24T08:53:00-04:00 2017-07-24T12:53:58-04:00
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Israel Embassy shooting in Jordan complicates shrine crisis

AP World News - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 14:00
JERUSALEM (AP) — A deadly shooting at Israel's Embassy in Jordan further complicated Israeli government efforts on Monday to find a way out of an escalating crisis over a major Jerusalem shrine, including mass Muslim prayer protests and Israeli-Palestinian violence. 2017-07-24T09:12:00-04:00 2017-07-24T13:12:50-04:00
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The Latest: Israeli media: Cameras may secure holy site

AP World News - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 14:00
JERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on the escalation in Israel and the Palestinian territories over a contested Jerusalem holy site (all times local): 2017-07-24T08:34:00-04:00 2017-07-24T12:34:39-04:00
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Rights group calls for probe into Libyan forces after execution video shown

Reuters World News - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 13:20
CAIRO (Reuters) - Libya officials should investigate and dismiss forces involved in atrocities, a human rights group said on Monday, after a video appeared on social media purportedly showing a military unit executing 20 suspected militants.
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Turkey's Erdogan ends Gulf tour with no progress reported on Qatar crisis

Reuters World News - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 13:03
DOHA (Reuters) - Turkey's President Tayyip Erdogan left Qatar on Monday after two days in the Gulf trying to mediate in the worst row among Arab states for years but there was no sign he had made any progress.
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Russia ready to help mediate in Qatar row if asked: Lavrov

Reuters World News - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 12:41
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia is ready to help mediate in the dispute between Qatar and Arab states if approached, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said in an interview released on Monday.
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Afghan security scrutinized after suicide bomber kills 24

AP World News - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 12:00
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A Taliban suicide bomber killed 24 people in a horrific early morning assault in a neighborhood where prominent politicians reside, causing residents and analysts to question the government's ability to protect Afghanistan's capital. 2017-07-24T07:56:00-04:00 2017-07-24T11:56:34-04:00
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