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Visitors from Chile, Emilia Aguirre, 14, Beatriz Catalan, 14, and Magdalena Chahuan, 15, walk during a hot day in front of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, U.S. July 18, 2019. REUTERS/Mary F. Calvert

Heatwave broils eastern, central U.S., utilities poised for demand

By Barbara Goldberg

NEW YORK (Reuters) – A massive heat wave that has enveloped the U.S. Midwest pushed into the (More...)

U.S. removing Turkey from F-35 program after its Russian missile defense purchase

By Idrees Ali and Phil Stewart

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States said on Wednesday that it was removing Turkey (More…)

Mexican president vows to bring down violence after ‘El Chapo’ sentencing

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Thursday he expected violence in Mexico to fall (More…)

U.S. general says will work ‘aggressively’ to enable free passage in the Gulf

RIYADH (Reuters) – U.S. Central Command chief General Kenneth McKenzie said on Thursday it was talking to other countries about (More…)

WHO sounds Ebola alarm as risks intensify

By Tom Miles

GENEVA (Reuters) – The World Health Organization on Wednesday declared Congo’s Ebola outbreak an international health emergency, (More…)

Bruised but driven, Netanyahu becomes Israel’s longest-serving PM

By Dan Williams

JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Benjamin Netanyahu makes history this weekend by becoming the longest-serving Israeli prime minister, surpassing (More…)

Iran’s Revolutionary Guards impound foreign ship in the Gulf: state TV

DUBAI (Reuters) – Iran’s Revolutionary Guards has seized a foreign ship smuggling fuel in the Gulf, state television quoted Iran’s (More…)

Bangladesh floods worsen after breach, death toll nears 100 in India

By Serajul Quadir and Zarir Hussain

DHAKA/GUWAHATI, INDIA (Reuters) – One of Bangladesh’s main rivers breached an embankment, flooding a (More…)

‘Appalling’ arson attack on Japanese animation studio kills at least 33

By Kiyoshi Takenaka

TOKYO (Reuters) – A man shouted “die” as he doused an animation studio with fuel and set (More…)

California settles decades-long lawsuit over lead paint, but outcome is bittersweet

By Joshua Schneyer

OAKLAND, Calif. (Reuters) – When Californian counties and cities first sued paint makers in 2000, they wanted (More…)

Pentagon approves additional 2,100 troops to U.S.-Mexico border

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Pentagon said on Wednesday it had approved a request to send an additional 1,000 Texas National (More…)