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Iran says it seized British oil tanker in Strait of Hormuz

WASHINGTON -- Iran said Friday it seized a British oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz, a fresh escalation in the strategic waterway that...

July 19, 2019 3:20 pm


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Iran says it has seized British oil tanker

TEHRAN, Iran -- Iran's Revolutionary Guard says it has seized a British oil tanker that was passing through the Strait of Hormuz.

July 19, 2019 2:50 pm


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Strong quake hits near Greek capital of Athens

ATHENS, Greece -- A strong earthquake hit Friday near the Greek capital of Athens, causing residents to run into the streets in fear and...

July 19, 2019 11:20 am


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Japan anime studio set ablaze; 33 dead

TOKYO – A man screaming “You die!” burst into an animation studio in Kyoto, doused it with a flammable liquid and set...

July 19, 2019 1:00 am


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Iran denies Trump claim that US destroyed Iranian drone

Iran on Friday denied President Donald Trump's claim that a U.S. warship destroyed an Iranian drone.

July 19, 2019 9:48 am


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Trump says American warship destroyed Iranian drone

A U.S. warship on Thursday destroyed an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz after it threatened the ship, President Donald Trump said.

July 18, 2019 4:20 pm


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Germany probes anti-Israel 'likes' by official account

Germany's Foreign Ministry said it has opened an investigation after learning that the official Twitter account of the country's mission to...

July 18, 2019 11:10 am


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Pope Francis names British-born Matteo Bruni as spokesman

Pope Francis named a new Vatican spokesman Thursday, tapping Matteo Bruni in the latest shakeup of the Vatican's communications operations.

July 18, 2019 9:50 am


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The Latest: 33 confirmed dead in Kyoto anime studio fire

A Japanese fire official says the death toll from a Kyoto animation studio fire is now 33 and nobody else is believed to be still missing.

July 18, 2019 9:50 am


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Iran state TV: Iranian forces seize foreign oil tanker, crew

Iran's state TV says Revolutionary Guard forces have seized a foreign tanker with 12 crew accused of smuggling oil.

July 18, 2019 9:50 am


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Air Force wary of Area 51 prank

LAS VEGAS – The U.S. Air Force has warned people against participating in an internet joke suggesting a large crowd of people...

July 18, 2019 1:00 am


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US boots Turkey from F-35 project

WASHINGTON – In a major break with a longtime ally, the Trump administration on Wednesday said Turkey is being kicked out of an...

July 18, 2019 1:00 am


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Ebola called global emergency

GENEVA – The deadly Ebola outbreak in Congo is an international health emergency, the World Health Organization announced...

July 18, 2019 1:00 am


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Ebola outbreak in Congo declared a global health emergency

The deadly Ebola outbreak in Congo is now an international health emergency, the World Health Organization announced on Wednesday after the...

July 17, 2019 4:20 pm


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Confusion, fear spread on Mexico border with new US policy

Asylum-seekers gathered in Nuevo Laredo, across the border from Texas, grappled to understand what a new U.S. policy that all but...

July 17, 2019 3:30 pm