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Militant Attack on Shiite Shrine in Afghan Capital Kills at Least 14

At least one gunman attacked worshipers at a popular Shiite shrine in Kabul, killing at least 14 people and wounding 26 others on one of the sect’s holiest days of the year.
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Geneva, June 23, 2017 (AFP) - The UN Human Rights Council on Friday decided to send a group of experts to the Democratic Republic of Congo to help investigate an explosion of deadly violence in the Ka
ST. LOUIS - The city attorney in Ferguson, Missouri, says the city's insurance company paid $1.5 million to settle a lawsuit filed by the family of Michael Brown. Attorney Apollo Carey ......
A fire that engulfed a London tower block killing at least 79 people started in a Hotpoint fridge freezer and cladding on the building failed all safety tests, London police said on Friday
A Syrian man accused of seeking 180,000 euros ($200,000) from someone he thought was a member of ISIS to finance attacks in Europe has gone on trial in Germany
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - French President Emmanuel Macron and four eastern European Union leaders sought to turn the page on Friday after publicly trading barbs over their differences on issues ranging fr
A double-decker open-roof bus has hit the roof of a Paris tunnel, injuring four people, one of them seriously, a tour bus company said.
Donald Tusk says the UK's offer to EU nationals after Brexit could "worsen the situation".
Merkel's deputy spokeswoman Ulrike Demmer told reporters Friday that the Berlin meeting would bring together British Prime Minister Theresa May and French President Emmanuel Macron as well as the lea
EU leaders tackle the thorny topic of globalization at a summit on Friday with deep divisions between proponents of free markets and others seeking more protections, most notably France
Company wanted to examine root of fire which killed dozens last week, cautioned customers
HALIFAX - A 16-year-old boy has been charged with second-degree murder after a young woman was found dying on a Halifax-area walkway earlier this month. Chelsie Probert was found in medical ...
PARIS - A tour bus company says one of its double-decker, open-roof buses hit the roof of a Paris tunnel, injuring four people, one of them seriously. Neither police nor rescue ...
Johnny Depp courted controversy at Britain's Glastonbury music festival with a joke about assassinating Donald Trump, pondering how long it had been since an actor had killed a U.S. president
North Korea lashed out at the U.S. over criticisms of the treatment of Otto Warmbier, who died after his return home in a coma, in a sharply worded statement that is likely to further inflame tensions
SCOTTSBURG, Ind. (AP) — A customer’s act of kindness at a southern Indiana McDonald’s sparked a chain reaction of niceness in its drive-thru line. Hunter Hostetler is a cashier at a McDon
Argentinian football star Lionel Messi agrees to pay €252,000 ($281,000) fine instead of serving 21-month prison sentence
BERLIN (Reuters) - German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble said on Friday that Britons were lied to during the campaign before the Brexit referendum last year and he lashed out at those behind the
The former head of state of Cambodia's 1970s Khmer Rouge regime has rejected the charges against him as his trial for genocide ended.
QUETTA, Pakistan - A suicide car bomber struck near the office of the provincial police chief in southwestern Pakistan on Friday, killing at least 11 people and wounding 20, officials ...
MADRID - Spain's Interior Ministry says police have arrested a man allegedly involved in a network of Danish companies that financed and recruited militants for the Islamic State group. A ministry ..
Five armored vehicles and 23 military personnel arrived in Doha in a deployment Turkey's armed forces said was part of a military training.
ATLANTA (AP) — They had a long way to go and a short time to get there, but hundreds of fans in Trans Ams have put the hammer down and made it to Atlanta to celebrate the 40th anniversary of “S
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Officials say a 7-year-old boy and his father were shot while waiting at a bus stop in Virginia’s capital city. Richmond police tell local news outlets the child and his fa
JASPER, Ala. (AP) — A second person has died as a result of a flash fire at a car dealership in Alabama. The Walker County Coroner’s Office tells news media that 20-year-old Javan Robinson died
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Eight Emirati princesses were convicted of human trafficking by a Belgian court on Friday and were given suspended jail terms and fines in a case stemming from their treatment of
The demands have not been officially unveiled but Doha-based Al-Jazeera news channel said overnight Thursday they were handed to Qatar by Kuwait, which is mediating in the crisis.  
ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. (AP) — A man who was fishing in the Tennessee River reeled in a waterlogged camera and then used social media to track down its owner in Florida. The St. Augustine Record reports
Interior ministry spokesman Tobias Plate added that comments that "endanger domestic peace in Germany is something that cannot be accepted."  
It's rainy season in Cambodia and spiders are creeping onto the menu.
The Toronto-born son of Russian spies has won a court battle to regain his Canadian citizenship after it was revoked by Ottawa.
LONDON (Reuters) - A man suspected of driving a van at Muslim worshippers leaving a London mosque has been charged with terrorism-related murder and attempted murder, British police said on Friday.
Maarif Foundation officials reassures parents fearful of closures, saying the group will provide continuity of supervision
SHELOCTA, Pa. (AP) — Flash flooding in western Pennsylvania has claimed the life of a man and apparently derailed some rail cars. Authorities say 30-year-old Justin McCoy, of Shelocta, died when his
Chinese media highlight an online trend that sees users stitching patterns through their skin.

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