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UK parents halt court battle over their sick baby Charlie

AP World News - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 12:00
LONDON (AP) — The parents of critically ill baby Charlie Gard wept as they dropped their legal bid Monday to send him to the United States for an experimental medical treatment, acknowledging that the window of opportunity to help him had closed. 2017-07-24T07:31:00-04:00 2017-07-24T11:31:04-04:00
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The Latest: Israel envoy: Jordan dispute should end shortly

AP World News - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 12:00
JERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on the escalation in Israel and the Palestinian territories over a contested Jerusalem holy site (all times local): 2017-07-24T07:16:00-04:00 2017-07-24T11:16:06-04:00
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Four shot dead, 11 hurt in drug-related Paraguay disco shooting

Reuters World News - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 11:31
ASUNCION (Reuters) - Two men and two women were shot dead early on Monday as they sat in front of a discotheque in the Paraguayan border town of Pedro Juan Caballero, an attack that police said appeared to be related to drug trafficking.
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Pope's treasurer faces sex abuse charges in Australia, a grim reminder for his home town

Reuters World News - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 11:26
BALLARAT, Australia (Reuters) - One of the pope's top advisers, Cardinal George Pell, makes his first court appearance in Australia this week on charges of historic sex crimes, a bitter reminder for his home town reeling from more than a dozen abuse cases.
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Parents withdraw legal action over their sick baby

AP World News - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 10:00
LONDON (AP) — The parents of critically ill baby Charlie Gard dropped their legal bid Monday to send him to the United States for experimental treatment after new medical tests showed it could no longer help. 2017-07-24T05:46:00-04:00 2017-07-24T09:46:01-04:00
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The Latest: Charlie Gard's parents withdraw appeal

AP World News - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 10:00
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the legal battle over critically ill baby Charlie Gard (all times local): 2017-07-24T05:28:00-04:00 2017-07-24T09:28:57-04:00
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Taliban suicide car bombing in Kabul kills 24 people

AP World News - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 10:00
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A suicide bomber rammed his car packed with explosives into a bus carrying government employees in the Afghan capital early on Monday, killing 24 people and wounding 42 others, Kabul's chief police spokesman said. The Taliban claimed responsibility for the assault. 2017-07-24T04:52:00-04:00 2017-07-24T08:52:54-04:00
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Israel Embassy shooting in Jordan complicates shrine crisis

AP World News - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 10:00
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. 2017-07-24T05:05:00-04:00 2017-07-24T09:05:46-04:00
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Chinese jets intercept U.S. surveillance plane: U.S. officials

Reuters World News - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 09:47
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Two Chinese fighter jets intercepted a U.S. Navy surveillance plan over the East China Sea over the weekend, with one coming within about 300 feet (91 meters) of the American aircraft, two U.S. officials told Reuters on Monday.
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India arrests Kashmir separatists for terror funding

Reuters World News - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 09:42
SRINAGAR, India (Reuters) - India's federal counter-terrorism agency arrested seven members of Kashmir's main separatist alliance on Monday on charges of receiving funds from Pakistan-based militant groups to wage attacks, the agency said, the first such case against the group.
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Philippine leader says drugs war 'trivialized' by human rights concerns

Reuters World News - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 09:39
MANILA (Reuters) - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday promised an unrelenting war on drugs, defying critics who were "trivializing" his campaign with human rights concerns and unjustly blaming the authorities for the bloodshed.
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Taliban suicide car bombing in Kabul kills 24 people

AP World News - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 09:00
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A suicide bomber rammed his car packed with explosives into a bus carrying government employees in the Afghan capital early on Monday, killing 24 people and wounding 42 others, Kabul's chief police spokesman said. The Taliban claimed responsibility for the assault. 2017-07-24T04:04:00-04:00 2017-07-24T08:04:35-04:00
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Israel Embassy shooting in Jordan complicates shrine crisis

AP World News - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 09:00
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. 2017-07-24T03:57:00-04:00 2017-07-24T07:57:38-04:00
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Police: Man wounds 5 people in northern Swiss city

AP World News - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 09:00
BERLIN (AP) — An unkempt man armed with a chainsaw wounded five people Monday at an office building in the northern Swiss city of Schaffhausen and then fled, police said. A manhunt is on for him. 2017-07-24T04:02:00-04:00 2017-07-24T08:02:05-04:00
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Thailand approves 'reconciliation social contract', but some skeptical

Reuters World News - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 08:43
BANGKOK (Reuters) - A reform panel headed by Thai junta chief Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha on Monday approved a "reconciliation social contract", part of a plan aimed at healing years of political division, but critics of the military were not impressed.
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Suicide bomber kills 16, many of them police, in Pakistani city of Lahore

Reuters World News - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 08:39
LAHORE, Pakistan (Reuters) - A suicide bomber killed at least 16 people, many of them police, in the eastern Pakistani city of Lahore on Monday, officials said, shattering a period of relative calm in Pakistan's second-largest city.
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Chainsaw attacker wounds five in Swiss town, police launch manhunt

Reuters World News - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 08:35
SCHAFFHAUSEN, Switzerland (Reuters) - A man armed with a chainsaw wounded at least five people, two of them seriously, on Monday in a small Swiss town that was then put into lockdown as police hunted for the suspect.
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Just as German election heats up, Merkel takes holiday break

Reuters World News - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 08:29
BERLIN (Reuters) – - With a comfortable lead in opinion polls, German Chancellor Angela Merkel has left the stage for a quiet three-week summer holiday shrouded in secrecy - even though just two months remain before the election.
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Venezuela crisis enters pivotal week, Maduro foes protest

Reuters World News - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 07:57
CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuela's opposition planned to plaster election centers with banners and rally in honor of dead protesters on Monday in a final week-long push to force President Nicolas Maduro into aborting a controversial congress.
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Philippines' Duterte warns miners: 'I will tax you to death'

Reuters World News - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 07:53
MANILA (Reuters) - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday said he wanted to stop exporting mineral resources and might close the mining sector completely and tax miners "to death" if damage to the environment persisted.
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