• North Korea accuses U.N. Security Council of double standards

    By Mirjam Donath UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - North Korea accused the United Nations Security Council on Friday of double standards by condemning Pyongyang's recent ballistic missiles launches while ignoring "provocative" joint military exercises between the United States and South Korea. The…

  • African leaders agree steps to fight runaway Ebola outbreak

    By Saliou Samb CONAKRY (Reuters) - West African leaders agreed on Friday to take stronger measures to try to bring the worst outbreak of Ebola under control and prevent it spreading outside the region, including steps to isolate rural communities ravaged by the disease. The World Health…

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  • Argentina debt talks must continue after default: U.S. Judge

    By Joseph Ax, Nicholas Brown and Richard Lough NEW YORK/BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Argentina cannot turn its back on negotiations with holdout creditors after defaulting on its sovereign debt, a U.S. judge instructed on Friday, just as the country's failure to service a June interest payment was…

  • Amid national debate, Colorado issues driver's licenses to illegal immigrants

    In what’s become something of a national trend, Colorado began issuing driver’s licenses to illegal immigrants on Friday. State and national conservatives have already lambasted the plan, saying it will encourage more illegal immigration and intensify the wave of Central American migrants flooding…

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  • Judge gives Florida Legislature two weeks to redraw congressional districts

    A state judge on Friday gave lawmakers and officials in Florida two weeks to draft new congressional districts to comply with his July 10 ruling invalidating voting boundaries that he found had been drawn to advance Republican partisan interests. Circuit Judge Terry Lewis instructed the Florida…

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  • House GOP patches family feud on border bill: what that means for future deals

    It looks as if the new GOP leadership team in the House may redeem itself later Friday when it plans to offer – for a second time – legislation to address the child-migrant crisis on the border. On Thursday, acrimony and chaos ruled as House Speaker Boehner (R) of Ohio and the new majority leader,…

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  • Is US vulnerable to EMP attack? A doomsday warning, and its skeptics

    It is an unsettling doomsday scenario: A ballistic missile is launched from a freighter near America’s shores, setting off a nuclear explosion in the atmosphere. This warning comes from the former director of the CIA, James Woolsey, in little-noticed testimony recently before the House Armed…

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  • Israel pushes deeper in Gaza after soldier seized

    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Backed by tank fire and airstrikes, Israeli forces pushed deep into southern Gaza on Friday, searching for an Israeli army officer believed to be captured by Hamas fighters during deadly clashes that shattered an internationally brokered cease-fire.

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  • A look at Israeli soldiers who have been captured

    JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli officer Hadar Goldin, a 23-year-old second lieutenant from the central Israeli city of Kfar Saba, was apparently captured on Friday in the mayhem that followed a surprise attack on Israeli troops by militants in the Gaza Strip.

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  • In brief lull, Gaza's displaced survey devastation

    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Bassem Abul Qumbus looked in despair at the wreck of his home. Shells had punched holes in an upper-floor bedroom. A wall had collapsed into the kitchen. The dozens of baby chicks he'd been raising on the roof were dead, except for three tiny survivors and a slightly…

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  • Ukraine: Body parts retrieved at jet crash site

    HRABOVE, Ukraine (AP) — Wearing gloves and carrying blue plastic buckets, international investigators finally began gathering up body parts and victims' belongings Friday in the fields where Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 came down.

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  • 2 Americans detained in North Korea seek US help

    PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — Two American tourists charged with "anti-state" crimes in North Korea said Friday they expect to be tried soon and pleaded for help from the U.S. government to secure their release from what they say could be long prison terms.

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  • Why isn't there a treatment or vaccine for Ebola?

    LONDON (AP) — In the four decades since the Ebola virus was first identified in Africa, treatment hasn't changed much. There are no licensed drugs or vaccines for the deadly disease.

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  • Olympic champ Adams on verge of gold

    Olympic champion Nicola Adams hopes her big fight experience can give her an advantage in Saturday's women's flyweight final at the Commonwealth Games. The English boxer booked her place in the final following her win against Canada's Mandy Bujold in Friday's semi-finals. The 31-year-old says she…

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  • Bolt makes Comm Games debut after Glasgow uproar

    GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — If Scots were offended by Usain Bolt they didn't show it on Friday as the Jamaican sprint star made his Commonwealth Games debut.

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  • Republicans revive U.S. border security bills to speed deportations

    By David Lawder WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives sought to patch over another deep rift and pass revised border security legislation on Friday, hoping to persuade voters they are acting to tackle the growing crisis over child migrants from Central America. …

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  • Investigators probe whether ferry killed humpback whale in Alaska

    By Steve Quinn JUNEAU Ala. (Reuters) - Authorities in Alaska are investigating whether a state ferry killed a 30-foot (9-meter), 25-ton (22.6-tonne) humpback whale in a collision near Kodiak Island, or whether the giant mammal was already dead when it was struck, officials said on Friday. Kate…

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  • Obama, Putin discuss Ukraine, missile treaty

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Capping a week of aggressive action against Russia, President Barack Obama pressed Russian President Vladimir Putin Friday for a diplomatic path out of Ukraine's struggle with Moscow-backed pro-Russian separatists. Putin countered by calling U.S. and European economic sanctions…

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  • Obama chides Putin on Ukraine rebels as experts work at MH17 site

    US President Barack Obama told Russia's leader Friday of his "deep concerns" about Moscow's increased support for separatists in Ukraine as international experts finally gathered more remains at the downed MH17 flight's crash site. In a telephone call with Russian President Vladimir Putin Obama…

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  • Microsoft sues Samsung in royalty dispute

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Microsoft said Friday it is suing Samsung for threatening to stop paying Microsoft royalties for patents behind the Android operating system.

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