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32 letters filed in support of prof charged in Chicago death

CHICAGO " More than 30 colleagues and friends of a former Northwestern University professor charged in the stabbing death of a 26-year-old man have ...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

North Korea photos suggest new solid-fuel missile designs

North Korea's state media released photos Wednesday that appear to show the designs of one or possibly two new missiles. Concept diagrams of the ...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

Ex-Russia envoy neither confirms, nor denies discussing secret backchannel with Jared Kushner

Sergey Kislyak left his position as Russian ambassador to the U.S. last week

- CBS NEWS - US

Up-close look at sunken USS Indianapolis, missing since WWII

First on "CBS This Morning," new video shows crews finding a World War II ship, USS Indianapolis, 72 years after it sank. The sinking of the USS ...

- CBS NEWS - US

Wildfires around the globe

Hot, dry weather, particularly across Europe, has left many areas of forest and woodland vulnerable to fires.

- Al Jazeera - QA

11 beheaded in Libya attack: Pro-Haftar forces

At least 11 people were beheaded on Wednesday in an attack on a checkpoint controlled by Libyan military strongman Khalifa Haftar south of Tripoli, a ...

- Times Of India - IN

Turkey urges Iraqi Kurds to abandon independence vote

In an official visit to Baghdad and Erbil, Turkey's foreign minister lobbies Kurds to cancel next month's referendum.

- Al Jazeera - QA

NOVOAIR donates medicines for flood victims

NOVOAIR donates medicines for flood victims...

- MENAFN - JO

Police identify headless torso as that of missing journalist Kim Wall

She was buried at sea' after an accident, the inventor claimed, according to police.

- Washington Post - US

Samsung launches the Galaxy Note 8

After the disastrous recall of its Galaxy Note 7 phone last year, Samsung on Wednesday unveiled the next phone in its Note line, the Galaxy Note 8. ...

- The Week - US

Summer transfers 2017: 'Agent's demands' scupper Jairo move to Hannover

Hannover and Mainz had agreed on a transfer fee for Jairo Samperio. The player had agreed on the terms of a contract at Hannover, but somehow, the ...

- Deutsche Welle - DE

Black college meeting is on, Omarosa Manigault-Newman says

WASHINGTON — The White House will not postpone a conference on historically black colleges next month, rejecting calls from African-American ...

- The Raw Story - US

Navy dismisses 7th Fleet commander after warship accidents

The U.S. Navy dismissed the commander of the Asia-based 7th Fleet on Wednesday after a series of warship accidents raised questions about its ...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

Prince Harry blames paparazzi for car crash that killed his mom

Britain's Prince Harry is denouncing the photographers who chased after Princess Diana the night she was killed. He speaks out in a new BBC ...

- CBS NEWS - US

Air strikes by Saudi-led coalition on Yemen hotel kill 60: officials

Witnesses say another air strike hit a checkpoint manned by Houthis a few kilometres from the hotel in Arhab

- The Globe and Mail - CA

Danish police identify torso as missing Swedish journalist Kim Wall

Wall, who was researching a story on inventor Peter Madsen, went missing after he took her out to sea in his 17-metre submarine on Aug. 10

- The Globe and Mail - CA

Trump's approval rating tumbles 5 points following his Charlottesville response

President Trump's response to the Charlottesville, Virginia, white nationalist rally certainly didn't do his already dismal approval rating any ...

- The Week - US

News24.com | Nigeria seizes properties linked to ex-oil minister

A Nigerian court has confiscated four large housing complexes worth $7m from a former oil minister accused of corruption on Tuesday as fraud ...

- News24.com - ZA

Some U.S. diplomats in Cuba diagnosed with serious health conditions

While U.S. protests and more sonic attacks continue, Treasury Dept moves to make it easier to do business in Cuba

- CBS NEWS - US

News24.com | Uber denies neglecting acid attack driver

Ride-hailing service Uber has denied claims that it neglected one of its drivers after he had acid thrown into his face.

- News24.com - ZA

Thousands of Rohingya flee Myanmar for Bangladesh

Thousands of Rohingya have crossed into Bangladesh since Myanmar announced a military build-up in Rakhine state earlier this month, community leaders ...

- Times Of India - IN

Controversial rhino horn auction underway

South Africa's first online auction of rhinoceros horn is underway, with more than 500 kilograms up for bid from Wednesday through Friday.

- CNN Top Stories - US

Swedish journalist's torso identified

Cause of Kim Wall's death is uncertain

- The Hindu - IN

Diplomats in Cuba suffered brain injuries, nerve damage: report

Diplomats had complained of symptoms including hearing loss, nausea and headaches, CBS News reports

- The Globe and Mail - CA

Two Terror Suspects Held Without Bail Over Barcelona Attacks

The terror cell that killed 15 people in assaults on Barcelona's Las Ramblas and a Catalan coastal town on Thursday had been planning to strike many ...

- Wall Street Journal - US

Finnish police arrests 2 new suspects over Turku knife attack

Finnish police arrests 2 new suspects over Turku knife attack...

- MENAFN - JO

Rowdy Korean Air passenger wins appeal, to be resentenced

HAGATNA, Guam " The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals reversed the three-year prison sentence of a dentist from South Korea who was charged after he ...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Venezuela's fugitive prosecutor claims proof of government corruption

The rule of law has died in Venezuela, said the country's ex-chief prosecutor Luisa Ortega. She has claimed to have damning evidence of widespread ...

- Deutsche Welle - DE

Lobbyists and politicians: What are the regulations?

The case of former German Chancellor Gerhard Schröder cosying up to his buddy Vladimir Putin by joining Rosneft raises all sorts of questions about ...

- Deutsche Welle - DE

Alaska's 'always-frozen ground' is starting to melt, and scientists are very, very concerned

As the climate continues to warm, the permanently frozen ground underneath much of Alaska is starting to thaw. While the loss of permafrost would ...

- The Week - US

In Japan, robot-for-hire programed to perform Buddhist funeral rites

A Japanese company has introduced a new role for SoftBank's humanoid robot “Pepper” - a Buddhist priest for hire at funerals. Chanting ...

- The Raw Story - US

News24.com | Jon Qwelane and HuffPost: why we're still in the dark about hate speech

- News24.com - ZA

Police: DNA of headless torso matches Swedish journalist Kim Wall

A headless torso found on a beach off Copenhagen has been identified as that of missing Swedish journalist Kim Wall, who is believed to have died on ...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

Jury declines to convict 4 participants in 2014 Bundy Ranch armed standoff against federal agents

A federal jury in Las Vegas declined on Tuesday to convict any of the four men who participated in the standoff between Bureau of Land Management ...

- The Week - US

'He grabbed me, and the battery exploded'

Youth from Rishon Letzion describes tense moments when electric bicycle battery explodes in his family's living room.

- Arutz Sheva - IL

Could Russia or China 'Sink' America's New Aircraft Carriers?

Robert Farley Security, And are they just obsolete?  The United States has decided to spend many billions of dollars on the CVN-78  class of ...

- The National Interest - US

Ancient settlement primed for flooding in Turkey

Crews have begun dynamiting Neolithic-era caves near Hasankeyf, Turkey. The early Mesopotamian settlement will soon be submerged by a hydroelectric ...

- Deutsche Welle - DE

News24.com | LIVE: Ramaphosa: No family is above the law in SA

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa is answering questions in the National Assembly about the controversial Guptas, embattled state-owned enterprises and ...

- News24.com - ZA

Trump can stay sane for approximately 24 hours

Donald Trump has shown he is capable of temporary moments of sanity.

- CNN Top Stories - US

Kushner heads to Israel for latest attempt at peace deal

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump's son-in-law and adviser Jared Kushner arrives in Israel on Wednesday in the latest U.S. effort to revive ...

- The Raw Story - US

Air raid in Yemen kills at least 35 people

Bombs hit close to Houthi-controlled capital, Sanaa, leaving dozens dead and injured, local media reports.

- Al Jazeera - QA

Firefighters, National Guard work to control blazes across Oregon

A number of wildfires continue to burn across Oregon Wednesday -- the largest of which has already charred nearly 100,000 acres, fire officials said.

- UPI - US

Egypt gives Jared Kushner cold welcome after US cuts military aid

Egypt's Foreign Ministry first snubbed then relented and met US presidential adviser - and Trump son-in-law - Jared Kushner. The US reportedly cut aid ...

- Deutsche Welle - DE

France wants to involve psychiatrists in preventing attacks

PARIS " France's interior minister says the government wants to involve psychiatrists in preventing attacks like the one in which a mentally unstable ...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Cologne secures cathedral in light of Sagrada Familia terror plot

Police have placed barriers in front the Cologne Cathedral. The measure follows reports that militants sought to target Barcelona's Sagrada Familia - ...

- Deutsche Welle - DE

'My god would be Fidel': Here are 5 must-see moments from CNN's new Elián González documentary

A makeshift raft took off from the shores of Cuba in 2000. In it was a small family, including a young boy named Elián González. For those of us ...

- The Raw Story - US

Charlie Hebdo draws ire with Barcelona attack cartoon

Reactions pour in over cover showing a van running over people with the caption: 'Islam is the religion of peace'.

- Al Jazeera - QA

Train derails in New York City's Penn Station

A derailed train in New York City's Penn Station delayed morning travel on Wednesday, another incident in regional commuters' "summer of hell."

- UPI - US

'Who thought Phoenix had that much green?' Trump fans used fake photo to wildly inflate rally size

President Donald Trump's supporters got caught , again , promoting a fake photo to show how their president is the best, the greatest, the most ...

- The Raw Story - US

EU begs citizens to reject extreme nationalism on European Day of Remembrance for Victims of Stalinism and Nazism

Countries across Europe are marking a day that Russia is reticent about discussing. The EU is calling for its people to reject extremism, intolerance ...

- Deutsche Welle - DE