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Australians React to ‘Nightmare’ Fatal Police Shooting of Justine Damond in ‘Very Risky’ United States

Following the fatal police shooting of an unarmed Australian woman in Minnesota, the story of Justine Damond's death led news sites back home, where friends demanded a federal investigation, and relatives were left searching for answers — and justice. (more…)

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Vatican Court Rejects Motion to Dismiss Embezzlement Case With Children’s Hospital

A Vatican tribunal rejected attempts by two former executives of the pope's children's hospital to dismiss an embezzlement case, asserting Tuesday it could prosecute them on charges they diverted nearly a half-million euros in hospital donations to renovate a top cardinal's penthouse. (more…)

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Palestinian Shot Dead After Ramming Car Into Israeli Soldiers in West Bank

A Palestinian driver rammed his vehicle into a group of Israeli soldiers in the occupied West Bank on Tuesday and was shot dead by the troops, the Israeli military said. (more…)

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6.4 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Off Peru, No Damage or Risk of Tsunami Reported

An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.4 struck off the coast of Peru on Monday, the U.S. Geological Survey said, though Peru’s civil defense institute Indeci said there was no risk of a tsunami and no immediate damage. (more…)

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Trump Administration Says Iran is Complying With Nuclear Deal But Still Remains a ‘Dangerous Threat’

President Donald Trump's administration on Monday declared that Iran was complying with its nuclear agreement with world powers, but warned that Tehran was in default of the spirit of the accord and that Washington would look for ways to strengthen it. (more…)

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Philippine President Asks Congress to Extend Martial Law on Island of Mindanao Until End of the Year

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday asked Congress to extend martial law on the southern island of Mindanao until the end of the year, to grant him time to crush a rebel movement inspired by the c group. (more…)

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Trump Threatens Sanctions on Venezuela if President Maduro Creates Constituent Assembly

U.S. President Donald Trump threatened on Monday to take "strong and swift economic actions" if Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro goes ahead with plans to create a super-legislature known as a Constituent Assembly in a July 30 vote. (more…)

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Palestinian Muslims protest outside the entrance to the old city of Jerusalem as it is partially blocked by Israeli Police on July 17, 2017 in Jerusalem, Israel. Following Friday's terror attack the holy site of Al Aqsa mosque was partly closed. Now only individuals can enter through metal detectors which has sparked outrage in the Muslim community. (ILIA YEFIMOVICH/GETTY)

Palestinians Call for ‘Day of Rage’ After Israel Imposes Restrictions On Temple Mount Following Shooting of 2 Police

The Palestinian Fatah party, led by Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas, called for a "Day of Rage" on Wednesday to protest new Israeli security measures at the contested Jerusalem holy site after a deadly shooting attack that killed two policemen last week. (more…)

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Three Years Later, Families Remember Those Lost on Downed MH17 Flight

Relatives and friends of people killed three years ago when a surface-to-air missile blew a Malaysia Airlines passenger jet out of the sky over Ukraine gathered Monday to mark the anniversary at a new memorial near the Amsterdam airport from which the plane departed. (more…)

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United Arab Emirates Denies Washington Post Report That It Orchestrated Qatar Hack

The United Arab Emirates has denied a Washington Post report that claims the country orchestrated a hack of Qatari state news and social media websites in May, an incident that triggered the region's worst diplomatic crisis in decades. (more…)

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According to the Pope’s New Rule, Christian Parents Who Die for Children Can Now Become Saints

While their deaths may not be classified as martyrdom, which requires the presence of a persecutor, Pope Francis announced Tuesday that Christians who lay down their life to save others such as mothers who risk their life to save an unborn child, can now be considered for beatification — the first step toward sainthood. (more…)

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