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Netanyahu seeks to bolster US support with Congress speech
Posted on Wednesday July 24, 2024

The address comes as the relationship between Israeli leaders and leading US Democrats has grown tense.

Graphic footage shows US officers stood over body of Trump gunman
Posted on Wednesday July 24, 2024

Bodycam video shows the immediate aftermath of the Trump shooting on the rooftop where the gunman was killed.

Kamala Harris attacks Trump over 'fear and hate' at first rally
Posted on Wednesday July 24, 2024

The Democratic White House candidate promises "freedom, compassion and rule of law" to a cheering crowd in Wisconsin.

Drenched in blood - how Bangladesh protests turned deadly
Posted on Wednesday July 24, 2024

At least 150 people have been killed - some of those caught up in the bloodshed describe what happened.

Gaza release deal has to happen now, hostage's mother says
Posted on Wednesday July 24, 2024

"She can survive this," Ayelet Levy Shachar says of her daughter, who's been held in Gaza for nine months.

Some on-air claims about Dominion Voting Systems were false, Fox News acknowledges in statement after deal is announced
Posted on Wednesday April 19, 2023

Dominion still has pending lawsuits against election deniers such as Rudy Giuliani and Sidney Powell
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Here are the 20 specific Fox broadcasts and tweets Dominion says were defamatory
Posted on Monday April 17, 2023

• Fox-Dominion trial delay 'is not unusual,' judge says • Fox News' defamation battle isn't stopping Trump's election lies

Judge in Fox News-Dominion defamation trial: 'The parties have resolved their case'
Posted on Wednesday April 19, 2023

The judge just announced in court that a settlement has been reached in the historic defamation case between Fox News and Dominion Voting Systems.

'Difficult to say with a straight face': Tapper reacts to Fox News' statement on settlement
Posted on Tuesday April 18, 2023

A settlement has been reached in Dominion Voting Systems' defamation case against Fox News, the judge for the case announced. The network will pay more than $787 million to Dominion, a lawyer for the company said.

Terminal at New York's JFK Airport briefly evacuated because of escalator fire
Posted on Wednesday July 24, 2024

A terminal at New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport was briefly evacuated because an escalator was on fire

Plane crashes at Nepal airport, killing all onboard but pilot, officials say
Posted on Wednesday July 24, 2024

More than a dozen people were killed when a plane crashed during takeoff in Nepal on Wednesday, aviation officials said.

High school coach, 28, randomly shot and killed at bar while attending conference
Posted on Wednesday July 24, 2024

A 28-year-old high school coach was “randomly shot and killed” standing on a rooftop bar while she was in town for a conference, police said.

Coco Gauff to be female flag bearer for US team at Olympic opening ceremony
Posted on Wednesday July 24, 2024

Tennis star Coco Gauff will join LeBron James as a flag bearer for the U.S. Olympic team at Friday’s opening ceremony

Meta takes down thousands of Facebook accounts running sextortion scams from Nigeria
Posted on Wednesday July 24, 2024

Meta says it has removed about 63,000 accounts engaging in financial sextortion scams — along with Facebook groups and pages that were trying to organize, recruit and train new scammers

9 yoga accessories to help improve your flexibility
Posted on Wednesday July 24, 2024

Whether you are thinking about starting yoga or have already been practicing, these nine accessories can help your flexibility.

Canada women's soccer drone incident sparks controversy ahead of Paris Olympics
Posted on Wednesday July 24, 2024

The Canadian women's soccer team caused controversy this week as New Zealand apparently caught a drone over their training session ahead of their Olympics matchup.

Trump rally law enforcement 'lost sight' of gunman Crooks before shooting: bodycam
Posted on Wednesday July 24, 2024

Body cam video shows officers and Secret Service discuss the sniper who found Thomas Matthew Crooks before the Butler, Pennsylvania, Trump rally shooting.

Coco Gauff named Team USA's female flag bearer for Paris Olympics opening ceremonies
Posted on Wednesday July 24, 2024

American tennis star Coco Gauff was named as the female Olympic flag bearer for the opening ceremonies of the Paris Games on Friday night.

US Olympic soccer star Tierna Davidson says it was 'difficult' to deal with teammate's social media posts
Posted on Wednesday July 24, 2024

U.S. women's soccer's Tierna Davidson called teammate Korbin Albert's social media posts about being transgender "difficult" ahead of the Olympics.

Netanyahu Will Address Congress. Harris and Some Democrats Won’t Be There.
Posted on Wednesday July 24, 2024

A boycott by some Democrats of the Israeli prime minister’s speech will highlight the deep anger within the party’s base about his conduct of the war against Hamas.

Harris Hits Campaign Trail, and Netanyahu Heads to Congress
Posted on Wednesday July 24, 2024

Plus, U.S. to host 2034 Winter Olympics.

Black Voters Feel Excited, and Worried, About a Kamala Harris Campaign
Posted on Wednesday July 24, 2024

In interviews around the country, Black voters voiced enthusiasm for the reshaped campaign. They also worried about how a polarized country would see it.

How Kamala Harris Changes the Race
Posted on Wednesday July 24, 2024

In some ways, the new matchup figures to be strangely familiar.

A Kamala Harris Presidency Could Mean More of the Same on A.I. Regulation
Posted on Wednesday July 24, 2024

The presumptive Democratic nominee has won concessions from Big Tech leaders on A.I., but she hasn’t successfully pushed Congress to regulate.


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Coco Gauff picked to be Team USA's second flag bearer for Paris Olympics
Posted on Wednesday July 24, 2024

Coco Cauff will join LeBron James as Team USA's flag bearers and will lead American athletes during the Olympics opening ceremony.

Video shows whale crashes into fishing boat off New Hampshire coast
Posted on Wednesday July 24, 2024

A whale breached right next to a boat with two fishermen on board off the coast of New Hampshire and then slammed into it. The force of the whale sent the two men overboard. They were uninjured and rescued by two teenage brothers fishing nearby.

COVID cases spike across U.S.
Posted on Wednesday July 24, 2024

Nearly 40 U.S. states are reporting "high" COVID activity levels, according to the CDC. Emergency room visits are at their highest for the coronavirus since February. Dr. Celine Gounder, a CBS News medical contributor, discusses the surge in cases.

Secret Service Director Kim Cheatle resigns over Trump assassination attempt
Posted on Wednesday July 24, 2024

Secret Service Director Kim Cheatle has resigned under pressure from both parties after the failed assassination attempt of former President Donald Trump at a rally in Butler, Pennsylvania, earlier this month.

Wildfires burn across the western U.S., Canada
Posted on Wednesday July 24, 2024

Wildfires are burning in the western U.S. and in Canada, including 24 major fires in Oregon that are burning under record-breaking dry conditions as the state enters its 76th day without rain. In Canada, there are at least 50 fires, which is affecting air quality all across the country.

Africa to overtake Asia with highest number of hungry people by 2030, says UN
Posted on Wednesday July 24, 2024

Annual report says climate crisis, conflict and economic shocks leave the global food system ‘disastrously vulnerable’

Africa will overtake Asia as the continent with the highest number of people experiencing hunger in the world by 2030, the UN has predicted.

In its annual state of food security and nutrition report, five UN agencies said there was a “clear trend” of rising prevalence of undernourishment in Africa.

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At least 229 people dead in Ethiopia after heavy rain causes mudslides
Posted on Tuesday July 23, 2024

Officials say death toll could rise further as people use shovels and bare hands to search for survivors

At least 229 people have died in mudslides after heavy rain in south-western Ethiopia, in the deadliest such disaster recorded in the Horn of Africa country.

Officials in Kencho Shacha Gozdi district on Tuesday warned that the death toll could rise further as local people used shovels and their bare hands to search for survivors.

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Scores arrested in Uganda at banned rally inspired by Kenya protests
Posted on Tuesday July 23, 2024

Police in Kampala stop and detain anti-corruption demonstrators after earlier round-up of opposition MPs

Scores of demonstrators have been arrested in the Uganda capital, Kampala, for taking part in a banned rally that has drawn inspiration from the youth-led anti-government protests that have roiled neighbouring Kenya for a month now.

Police stopped and detained people from among small groups of protesters who were marching and shouting anti-corruption slogans in different parts of the city.

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Suppliers to top essential oil brand left unpaid and afraid after abuse inquiry
Posted on Tuesday July 23, 2024

Women who sorted frankincense told to change their story ‘or face consequences’ in doTERRA’s investigation

An investigation into the abuse of women working to supply frankincense to a leading US essential oils brand built on ethical sourcing has left workers unpaid and frightened, with some saying they were told to change their stories “or face the consequences”.

Last year doTERRA, which sells essential oils and other wellness products to a mostly female customer base, launched an investigation into its frankincense supplier in Somaliland after reporting by the Fuller Project uncovered allegations of serious abuses, including sexual harassment and assault. Many women hired as frankincense sorters said they were routinely underpaid and faced harsh working conditions that had impacted their health.

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Most new HIV infections occurred outside sub-Saharan Africa for first time – UN report
Posted on Monday July 22, 2024

African countries hailed for achievements, but UNAids says cases on the rise in other areas of the world

The majority of new HIV infections last year occurred in countries outside sub-Saharan Africa for the first time.

African countries have made swift progress in tackling the virus, with the number of infections in sub-Saharan Africa 56% lower than in 2010, a new report from UNAids said. Globally, infections have fallen by 39% over the same period.

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Newly undecided voters could be crucial for Harris. And NASA races to save a telescope
Posted on Wednesday July 24, 2024

A NPR poll shows that newly undecided voters could be vital in Vice President Harris' campaign to win the 2024 election. And, NASA is hoping to save the most powerful X-ray telescope ever built.

Tennis star Coco Gauff will carry the U.S. flag at the Olympic opening ceremony
Posted on Wednesday July 24, 2024

Gauff, 20, is the first tennis player to serve as a U.S. flag bearer at an Olympic Games. At Friday's opening ceremony, she will carry the flag alongside basketball great LeBron James.

Democratic Sen. Bob Casey is up for reelection. Will the switch to Harris help him?
Posted on Wednesday July 24, 2024

NPR's Steve Inskeep talks to Democratic Sen. Bob Casey of Pennsylvania about what a Kamala Harris-led presidential ticket would mean for his state. President Biden ended his reelection bid on Sunday.

French Alps is chosen for the 2030 Winter Olympics, 2034 goes to Salt Lake City
Posted on Wednesday July 24, 2024

The host cities were elected just ahead of the start of the Paris Summer Games this week. The vote comes as finding host cities for the Winter Games has grown more challenging.

How the Democratic Party is managing a change in presidential candidates
Posted on Wednesday July 24, 2024

NPR's Michel Martin talks to Jaime Harrison, chair of the Democratic National Committee, about the party's plans to quickly nominate a new candidate for president. Biden dropped out on Sunday.

Kamala Harris holds 1st campaign rally, Biden set to address nation
Posted on Wednesday July 24, 2024

President Biden is set to address the nation from the Oval Office for the first time since dropping out of the 2024 presidential race and offering his endorsement to Vice President Kamala Harris. Meanwhile, Harris made her first campaign stop in Wisconsin, criticizing her opponent Donald Trump. NBC’s Peter Alexander reports for TODAY.

Netanyahu to address Congress in call for bipartisan support for Israel
Posted on Wednesday July 24, 2024

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will address Congress for the first time since the Oct. 7 attack, with Vice President Kamala Harris and other top Democrats skipping the speech.

Salt Lake City to host 2034 Winter Games while French Alps get tentative 2030 nod
Posted on Wednesday July 24, 2024

PARIS — The Winter Games will make a return visit to Salt Lake City in 2034 while the 2030 Olympics were tentatively set for the French Alps, officials said Wednesday.

Coco Gauff announced as Team USA's female flag bearer
Posted on Wednesday July 24, 2024

Competition set to start with men's soccer and rugby

What happens inside Olympic Villages? These athletes gave us a tour
Posted on Wednesday July 24, 2024

In interviews, Olympians compared the athletes' villages to summer camps, college dorms, hotels, and, as Mark Spitz put it, a "gigantic cruise ship."

Plane crash at Nepal's Kathmandu airport kills 18 - Reuters
Posted on Wednesday July 24, 2024

Plane crash at Nepal's Kathmandu airport kills 18  ReutersView Full Coverage on Google News

Diplomacy has reduced their numbers, but dozens of Americans are still detained abroad - NPR
Posted on Wednesday July 24, 2024

Diplomacy has reduced their numbers, but dozens of Americans are still detained abroad  NPRView Full Coverage on Google News

Sharks test positive for cocaine in Brazil’s drug-polluted waters - The Washington Post
Posted on Wednesday July 24, 2024

  1. Sharks test positive for cocaine in Brazil’s drug-polluted waters  The Washington Post
  2. Not Afraid of Sharks? Well, Now They’re on Cocaine.  The New York Times
  3. Wild sharks off Brazil coast test positive for cocaine, scientists say  The Guardian
  4. ‘Cocaine sharks’ found in waters off Brazil  Science
  5. 'Cocaine Sharks' Discovered in Brazil Raise Alarm Over Ocean Pollution  ScienceAlert

Two Canada Olympic staff members sent home after spying attempt on New Zealand soccer practice - The New York Times
Posted on Wednesday July 24, 2024

  1. Two Canada Olympic staff members sent home after spying attempt on New Zealand soccer practice  The New York Times
  2. Canadian coaches kicked out of Oly for spy drone  ESPN
  3. Canada women's soccer drone incident sparks controversy ahead of Paris Olympics  Fox News
  4. New Zealand goes to IOC after Canada sends drone over soccer practice  The Washington Post
  5. Paris 2024 Olympics scandal: Canada women's soccer caught spying on opponent's practice using drone  CBS Sports

James Cleverly urges Tory 'discipline' in leadership bid - BBC.com
Posted on Wednesday July 24, 2024

  1. James Cleverly urges Tory 'discipline' in leadership bid  BBC.com
  2. Sunak faces long goodbye as he fills in during Tory leadership contest  The Guardian
  3. Britain's defeated Conservatives launch race for a new leader, with the winner announced in November  The Associated Press
  4. James Cleverly enters race to become next Tory leader  The Independent
  5. The Conservative leadership election will be long, slow and vicious  The New Statesman

Man rushed to hospital following robbery on Dublin’s Talbot Street
Posted on Wednesday July 24, 2024

A man has been hospitalised following a robbery in Dublin city centre this morning.

‘Extremely rude,’ says Mary Lou McDonald in heated row with RTÉ’s Philip Boucher Hayes as she defends Sinn Féin migration policy
Posted on Wednesday July 24, 2024

Sinn Féin leader Mary Lou McDonald has defended her party's new migration policy and said "I'm not the minister" when probed on details of how it would be resourced.

Parents of Olympic sailor Annalise Murphy appeal prosecution by Roscommon County Council
Posted on Wednesday July 24, 2024

The parents of Olympic medal winner Annalise Murphy have appealed their prosecution for failing to remove two large sheds, one with a bedroom and reading room, built without planning permission on the shores of Lough Ree.

Kamala Harris narrows down VP shortlist as two candidates emerge as frontrunners
Posted on Wednesday July 24, 2024

Pennsylvania governor Josh Shapiro and Arizona Senator Mark Kelly have emerged as frontrunners for presumptive Democratic nominee Kamala Harris’ choice of vice president.

‘We’ll never get over loss of our little girl’ says parents as man (93) sentenced over death of daughter in accident at Sligo caravan park
Posted on Wednesday July 24, 2024

The heartbroken parents of a four-year-old girl, who died after a car was driven over her at a caravan park in Enniscrone, have been speaking of their devastation, hurt and pain at the loss of their beautiful daughter.

Irish woman killed after being struck by bus in suspected hit-and-run in Peru
Posted on Wednesday July 24, 2024

An Irish woman has died in Peru after she became the victim of a suspected hit-and-run.

‘Why I decided to go down the sperm donor route alone to have a baby’
Posted on Wednesday July 24, 2024

For as long as she can remember, Aoife O’Sullivan wanted to become a mother. The 46-year-old grew up in a vibrant West Cork home with four brothers and one sister. So when life in her early 40s didn’t reflect the household young Aoife was accustomed to, she decided to go down the sperm-donor route alone.

Top US golfers spotted relaxing in Dublin after playing in The Open
Posted on Wednesday July 24, 2024

Top US golfers Brooks Koepka, Justin Thomas and Jordan Spieth were all spotted relaxing around Dublin after competing in The Open at Royal Troon last weekend.

Car dealer who settled multi-million-euro tax judgment is jailed for possessing stolen property
Posted on Wednesday July 24, 2024

A midlands-based car dealer who settled a multi-million-euro tax bill with Revenue has been sentenced to 19 months in prison for possessing stolen property.

Bill Linnane: My daughter went on her first sun holiday with friends and came home with a broken toe and a tattoo
Posted on Wednesday July 24, 2024

The firstborn was sent off on her first proper sun holiday with only two instructions: be sensible, and keep in touch. She stuck to the latter, but the former, not so much.

Brit tourists in Europe issued brutal 17-day warning as weather maps show Italy 'on fire'
Posted on Wednesday July 24, 2024



A European country adored by British tourists is to bake under blistering temperatures for days on end, a weather expert has warned.

Europe on the brink as Ukraine issued horror warning if Donald Trump wins election
Posted on Wednesday July 24, 2024



EXCLUSIVE: Donald Trump has suggested multiple times he would cut military aid for Ukraine should he return to the White House next year.

Incredible 29-bedroom castle in Italy on sale for less than the average London house price
Posted on Wednesday July 24, 2024



This beautiful castle in Italy with 29 bedrooms costs less than the average house in London.

'Do you live under a rock?' Tourists fume as they 'can't get near the Eiffel Tower'
Posted on Wednesday July 24, 2024



Tourists in Paris have taken to social media to express anger at the state of France's capital city ahead of the Olympic Games later this week.

Majorca 'crisis' as anti-tourism protester reveals reason Brits no longer visiting island
Posted on Wednesday July 24, 2024



Thousands of Majorca residents took their frustration at overtourism to the streets on Sunday as they marched to demand a new tourism model for the Balearic island.

Panic in Spanish city as new case of deadly 'bone-breaking' disease sparks health alert
Posted on Wednesday July 24, 2024



A 74-year-old man from Madrid has been confirmed to have been infected with a deadly viral disease after been bitten by a tick a few days earlier.

Ukraine smashes Russian targets in humiliating 'hide and seek' blow to Putin
Posted on Wednesday July 24, 2024



A Russian armoured vehicle and an air defence system have been targeted by Kyiv with dramatic footage showing huge explosions and plumes of smoke in two separate attacks.

Vladimir Putin holds second mobile nuclear missile launcher drills as tensions ramp up
Posted on Wednesday July 24, 2024



Russian media confirmed its military would carry out the exercises less than two months after its last nuclear drills.

Gibraltar in chaos as Spain to impose hard border with Brexit talks on brink of collapse
Posted on Wednesday July 24, 2024



Gibraltar's Chief Minister previously said the UK and EU were within "kissing distance" of a post-Brexit deal on the Rock - but little progress has emerged since.

Major breakthrough with Peru 'alien mummies' as fingerprints are 'not human'
Posted on Wednesday July 24, 2024



In the latest development in the highly controversial "alien mummies" saga in Peru, a new fingerprint analysis suggests they are of non-human origin.

Plane crashes just after takeoff in Nepal
Posted on Wednesday July 24, 2024

Eighteen people are dead after a plane crashed just after taking off from Nepal’s capital, Kathmandu.

At least 18 dead as plane skids off runway and catches fire in Nepal
Posted on Wednesday July 24, 2024

Nepal has been criticised for its poor air safety record, with the deadliest incident occurring in 1992, when 167 people died when a plane crashed into a hillside.

Sharks test positive to high levels of cocaine off the coast of Brazil
Posted on Wednesday July 24, 2024

Marine biologists tested 13 Brazilian sharpnose sharks from coastal waters near Rio de Janeiro and found high levels of cocaine in their systems.

World’s hottest day recorded, but land temperatures will be even higher
Posted on Wednesday July 24, 2024

The last 12 months have set new temperature records, with the 12-month global average 1.64 degrees above the pre-Industrial average.

How Trump’s new rival may bring out his worst instincts
Posted on Wednesday July 24, 2024

After years planning to face Joe Biden, Donald Trump and his team will be campaigning against Kamala Harris. He has attacked past female rivals and critics in brutal and personal terms.

Reality TV contestant apologises after hunting, eating protected bird
Posted on Wednesday July 24, 2024

A contestant on the survival show said he was operating on a “starvation mindset” when he made the decision to eat the vulnerable species.

Whale capsizes boat off US coast
Posted on Wednesday July 24, 2024

A whale has capsized a fishing boat off the coast of New Hampshire in the US.

Australian Olympians on heightened security alert in Paris
Posted on Tuesday July 23, 2024

Concerning incidents in Paris trigger new security warning for Australia's Olympic athletes and officials.

Hydrothermal explosion leads to closure of parts of Yellowstone National Park
Posted on Tuesday July 23, 2024

Visitors were forced to flee during a hydrothermal blast in the famous Yellowstone National Park.

In first rally, Kamala Harris frames election as choice between ‘freedom and chaos’
Posted on Tuesday July 23, 2024

The 59-year-old prosecutor entered the stage to loud and lengthy cheers, as people waved “Kamala” banners from the bleachers.