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American warship destroys Iranian drone in Strait…

President Donald Trump says a U.S. warship destroyed an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz after the drone came within threatening distance of the ship

About 10,000 au pairs to get paid in class-action…

About 10,000 live-in childcare workers from around the world will be paid an average of $3,500 each under a class-action settlement that alleged exploitation of the mostly young women who perform the jobs

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'Send her back' chants at Trump rally

US congresswoman Ilhan Omar responds to chants of "send her back" at a Trump rally in North Carolina.

Homeland Security chief: Family border…

Acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan says fewer than 1,000 children have been separated from their parents at the border during this budget year

Illinois man gets life in prison for killing…

A former University of Illinois doctoral student is facing life in prison in the abduction, rape and killing of a scholar from China after a federal jury failed to agree on a death sentence.

Boeing to take a $4.9 billion charge over grounded jet

Boeing will take a $4.9 billion charge to cover compensation to airlines over the grounded 737 Max jet

Timeline of Trump-Cohen phone calls before 2016 election

Timeline of Trump-Cohen phone calls in hush-money scramble before 2016 election

MPs Pass Amendment Blocking Suspension Of…

The amendment would block a PM from suspending Parliament between Oct. 9 and Dec. 18 in order to force a no-deal Brexit.

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Wine-and-Condoms Offer for Secretary Day is Off

A convenience store chain thought it had just the gift for Secretary Day. "Happy day to all the secretaries," the Circle K ad in Mexico read. "Celebrate with them the proper way with this executive combo." The combos in the ad consisted of a bottle of wine and a chocolate...

Officials announce new identification of 9/11 victim remains

Authorities have identified the remains of another 9/11 victim found at the World Trade Center

Huge sand dune to protect major UK gas terminal

In a UK first, a 7m high barrier of sand is being created to help stop the coastline from crumbling.

Utah boy advertises 'Ice Cold Beer' at root beer…

A Utah boy is earning social media attention for his neighborhood soda stand thanks to a sign he holds that reads, "Ice Cold Beer" with "root" above the word beer in tiny print

Women accused in cut-from-womb case charged in baby's death

A mother and daughter accused of cutting the baby from a Chicago woman's womb are now also charged with murder in the baby's death

Feds: Man charged with killing 3 had been…

A Guatemalan man who apparently entered the U.S. illegally after being deported twice says he acted in self-defense when he fatally shot an Iowa woman this week and that it was she, not he, who shot her two children

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Hurricanes Are Wetter Than Ever And We Need Learn…

Today's hurricanes are likely to drop more rain, and our cities have to deal with it. Experts have some ideas for better preparations on the ground.

Microsoft cloud growth beats expectations

Microsoft on Thursday reported quarterly profit of $13.2 billion, powered in large part by a steadily growing cloud computing business that the company says now accounts for 30% of its total revenue