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 2019-07-24 08:54 

Washington Post

Prominent Russian opposition figure Navalny arrested...

Alexei Navalny, Russia's most prominent opposition figure, has been detained by police and his lawyer says he has been charged with unlawfully organizing a public gathering...

 2019-07-24 08:53 

VOA

Puerto Rico Governor: 'I Have to Listen'...

In the face of two weeks of massive protests calling for his resignation, Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rossello says he has to listen to the people, but made no indication Tuesday he planned to step down....

 2019-07-24 08:53 

Washington Post

Hundreds sign up to grow hemp in Virginia...

After federal legislation opened the door for the wide-scale cultivation of hemp, hundreds of people in Virginia have signed up to grow the crop...

 2019-07-24 08:51 

Washington Post

Maryland attorney general to announce 3 indictments...

Maryland's attorney general is announcing the indictments of three people for allegedly operating unlicensed assisted living facilities in the Baltimore area...

 2019-07-24 08:47 

US News & World Report

Jobless Rates Rise in 52 of 55 West Virginia Counties...

Unemployment rates rose in 52 of West Virginia's 55 counties in June....

 2019-07-24 08:46 

US News & World Report

Police in Charleston, W.Va., to Use ATF Ballistics Database...

The Charleston, West Virginia police department is entering a crime solving partnership with the ATF using a database that links shell casings to specific guns....

 2019-07-24 08:45 

US News & World Report

Kentucky National Guard Soldiers Deploying to Middle East...

The Kentucky National Guard says more than 150 soldiers are deploying to the Middle East....

 2019-07-24 08:41 

US News & World Report

Twenty-Two Poles Injured After Bus Crash in Southern Turkey...

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - At least 22 Polish citizens were injured, including three seriously, after a bus crashed down a wooded slope near the southern......

 2019-07-24 08:39 

Washington Post

China hints at military options to quell Hong Kong protests...

The defense spokesman called the protests' challenge to China's rule over Hong Kong 'intolerable.9;...

 2019-07-24 08:39 

US News & World Report

UK's Johnson to Appoint Brexiteer Cummings as Senior Adviser: BBC...

LONDON (Reuters) - Incoming Prime Minister Boris Johnson is set to appoint Dominic Cummings, the architect of Britain's Vote Leave campaign in the......

 2019-07-24 08:38 

US News & World Report

Tennessee House GOP to Nominate New Speaker After Scandal...

Tennessee House Republican lawmakers are set to nominate a new speaker to replace a current leader who announced he will resign after mounting scandals....

 2019-07-24 08:33 

Washington Post

The Nation's Weather...

The Nation's Weather for Wednesday, July 24, 2019...

 2019-07-24 08:28 

Washington Post

2 S. Koreans, 15 Russians held in NKorea after boat drifts...

Seoul says two South Koreans, 15 Russians have been held in North Korea for a week since their boat drifted into North Korean waters...

 2019-07-24 08:26 

Washington Times

2 S. Koreans, 15 Russians held in NKorea after boat drifts...

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - Seoul says two South Koreans and 15 Russians have been held in North Korea for a week after their boat drifted into North Korean waters. Seoul's Unification Ministry said Wednesday that the crew members were aboard a Russia-f...

 2019-07-24 08:25 

US News & World Report

Afghan Police Pull Back From Isolated Outposts as Losses Mount...

By Hamid ShaliziKABUL (Reuters) - Afghanistan's badly stretched police are taking heavy casualties as attempts build to set up peace talks with......

 2019-07-24 08:23 

Washington Post

The Latest: Iran says US did not intercept drones...

Iran has again denied that any of its drones were intercepted after the U.S. military said it took aim at two of them last week...

 2019-07-24 08:22 

Federal News Network

China says some Hong Kong protester actions 'intolerable'...

China has pointed to an article in Hong Kong law that allows Chinese army troops to step in during certain public security crises......

 2019-07-24 08:20 

Washington Times

The Latest: Iran says US did not intercept drones...

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - The Latest on tensions in the Persian Gulf (all times local): 12:15 p.m. Iran has again denied that any of its drones were intercepted after the U.S. military said it took aim at two of them last week. U.S. Central Comma...

 2019-07-24 08:19 

Federal News Network

The Latest: Iran says US did not intercept drones...

Iran has again denied that any of its drones were intercepted after the U.S. military said it took aim at two of them last week......

 2019-07-24 08:14 

US News & World Report

Iran Is Ready to Negotiate but Not if Negotiations Mean Surrender: Iran President...

GENEVA (Reuters) - Iran is ready for "just" negotiations but not if they mean surrender, Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday, without......

 2019-07-24 08:12 

Washington Times

3 charged in death of Kentucky toddler attacked by dog...

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Three people have been indicted on charges in the death of a Kentucky toddler who was attacked by a dog. News outlets report the boy's mother and the dog's owners shared the Louisville home where 2-year-old Isaiah Geiling wa...

 2019-07-24 08:12 

US News & World Report

3 Charged in Death of Kentucky Toddler Attacked by Dog...

Three people have been indicted on charges in the death of a Kentucky toddler who was attacked by a dog....

 2019-07-24 08:05 

Washington Times

New NY state troopers graduate...

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - A new group of New York state troopers is graduating. A ceremony is being held Wednesday morning in Albany for 228 new troopers. The graduates completed 26 weeks of training at the Basic School for New York State Troopers. Recruits mus...

 2019-07-24 08:05 

US News & World Report

New NY State Troopers Graduate...

A new group of New York state troopers is graduating....

 2019-07-24 08:01 

Federal News Network

National League...

___ Colorado at Washington, ppd. St. Louis 6, Pittsburgh 5, 10 innings Chicago White Sox 9, Miami 1 Cincinnati 6, Milwaukee 5 Arizona 6, Baltimore 3 San Francisco 5, Chicago Cubs 4 St....

 2019-07-24 08:01 

Federal News Network

American League...

___ Cleveland 7, Toronto 3 Boston 9, Tampa Bay 4 Chicago White Sox 9, Miami 1 Houston 11, Oakland 1 Minnesota 8, N.Y. Yankees 6 Arizona 6, Baltimore 3 Seattle 7, Texas 3 Toronto 2, Cleveland 1......

 2019-07-24 08:00 

Reason.com

Brickbat: Cute Kid You Got There...

Pennsylvania's Wyoming Valley West School District has sent letters to parents warning them that if they don't pay overdue lunchroom bills their children could be taken from them and placed into foster care. School officials say some parents colle...

 2019-07-24 07:59 

Washington Post

China says some Hong Kong protester actions 'intolerable'...

China has pointed to an article in Hong Kong law that allows Chinese army troops to step in during certain public security crises...

 2019-07-24 07:57 

US News & World Report

China Says Some Hong Kong Protester Actions 'Intolerable'...

China has pointed to an article in Hong Kong law that allows Chinese army troops to step in during certain public security crises....

 2019-07-24 07:57 

Washington Times

China says some Hong Kong protester actions 'intolerable'...

BEIJING (AP) - China's central government is pointing to an article in Hong Kong law that allows the army to step in during public security crises. Defense Ministry spokesman Wu Qian was answering a question at a briefing Wednesday about how the Defen...

 2019-07-24 07:52 

US News & World Report

UK Has Sent Mediator to Iran to Seek Freeing of Seized Tanker: Senior Iranan Official...

GENEVA (Reuters) - Britain has sent a mediator to Iran to discuss the freeing of a British-flagged tanker seized by the Islamic Republic last week,......

 2019-07-24 07:51 

Washington Post

Boris Johnson to form 'cabinet for modern Britain' as PM...

Boris Johnson is set to form a "cabinet for modern Britain" as he prepares to become prime minister following his victory in an election to lead the governing Conservatives....

 2019-07-24 07:47 

US News & World Report

Boris Johnson to Form 'Cabinet for Modern Britain' as PM...

Boris Johnson is set to form a "cabinet for modern Britain" as he prepares to become prime minister following his victory in an election to lead the governing Conservatives....

 2019-07-24 07:47 

Washington Times

Boris Johnson to form 'cabinet for modern Britain' as PM...

LONDON (AP) - Boris Johnson is set to form a "cabinet for modern Britain" as he prepares to become prime minister following his victory in an election to lead the governing Conservatives. The incoming leader has just over three months to make good...

 2019-07-24 07:47 

Federal News Network

Boris Johnson to form 'cabinet for modern Britain' as PM...

Boris Johnson is set to form a "cabinet for modern Britain" as he prepares to become prime minister following his victory in an election to lead the governing Conservatives....

 2019-07-24 07:43 

Washington Post

The Latest: US offers consults on future airspace incidents...

The U.S. is calling for a close consultation between Washington and Seoul to deal with future incidents like an alleged Russian intrusion into South Korean airspace...

 2019-07-24 07:42 

US News & World Report

Brexit Party Leader Farage Open to Electoral Pact With Conservative Party...

LONDON (Reuters) - Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage has said he is open to an electoral pact with the Conservative Party if Boris Johnson is......

 2019-07-24 07:40 

Washington Times

The Latest: US offers consults on future airspace incidents...

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - The Latest on South Korea's allegation of Russian airspace violation (all times local): 3:30 p.m. The U.S. is calling for a close consultation between Washington and Seoul to deal with future incidents like an alleged Russian...

 2019-07-24 07:40 

US News & World Report

UK's Johnson Will Not Form Pact With Brexit Party: Health Minister...

LONDON (Reuters) - Incoming British prime minister Boris Johnson will not form an electoral pact with the Brexit Party or seek an early election to......

 2019-07-24 07:40 

Federal News Network

The Latest: US offers consults on future airspace incidents...

The U.S. is calling for a close consultation between Washington and Seoul to deal with future incidents like an alleged Russian intrusion into South Korean airspace......

 2019-07-24 07:38 

NPR

Federal Judge Temporarily Blocks Arkansas Abortion Restrictions...

The restrictions would have required physicians performing abortions to be board certified and prevented abortions after 18 weeks or for the sole reason that the fetus has Down syndrome....

 2019-07-24 07:37 

Washington Post

Unexploded grenade found near Myanmar ruling party office...

Police in Myanmar's biggest city say a grenade was discovered next to a township office of the ruling National League for Democracy party...

 2019-07-24 07:37 

US News & World Report

Kremlin Critic Navalny Says He Was Detained by Police Near Moscow Home...

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian opposition politician Alexei Navalny said on Wednesday he had been detained by police near his home in Moscow as he left......

 2019-07-24 07:35 

Federal News Network

Update on the latest in business:...

^FINANCIAL MARKETS Asian stocks rise on report of revived US-China trade talks BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets rose today following a report that U.S. and Chinese trade envoys will meet for talks......

 2019-07-24 07:34 

Washington Times

Unexploded grenade found near Myanmar ruling party office...

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) - Police in Myanmar's biggest city say an unexploded grenade was discovered next to a township office of the ruling National League for Democracy party. An officer says police cleared away the grenade soon after it was discovered ...

 2019-07-24 07:34 

US News & World Report

China Says Opposes U.S. Long-Arm Jurisdiction Following Chinese Firm's Indictment...

BEIJING (Reuters) - China said on Wednesday it opposes the long-arm jurisdiction of the United States following the indictment of a Chinese firm by......

 2019-07-24 07:34 

Federal News Network

Unexploded grenade found near Myanmar ruling party office...

Police in Myanmar's biggest city say a grenade was discovered next to a township office of the ruling National League for Democracy party......

 2019-07-24 07:32 

US News & World Report

Stena Bulk Says Spoke to Seized Tanker's Crew, All Are Safe and Well...

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - All 23 crew on a British-flagged tanker seized last week by Iran in the Strait of Hormuz are safe and well, the vessel's......

 2019-07-24 07:29 

US News & World Report

Japanese Utility Likely to Scrap More Reactors in Fukushima...

The operator of the nuclear plant wrecked by a tsunami is considering decommissioning more reactors in northeastern Japan....

 2019-07-24 07:20 

US News & World Report

UK Foreign Minister Hunt's Job in Doubt: Sky...

LONDON (Reuters) - British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt was offered the job of defense minister by incoming Prime Minister Boris Johnson but he......

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