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President Donald Trump calls to the media as he waits to greet Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte as he arrives at the White House in Washington, Thursday, July 18, 2019. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
American warship destroys Iranian drone in Strait of HormuzPresident Donald Trump says a U.S. warship destroyed an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz after the drone came within threatening distance of the ship
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Wine-and-Condoms Offer for Secretary Day is OffA convenience store chain thought it had just the gift for Secretary Day. "Happy day to all the secretaries," the Circle K ad in Mexico read. "Celebrate with them the proper way with this executive combo." The combos in the ad consisted of a bottle of wine and a chocolate...
Newser55 minutes ago
A firefighter searches for missing people following a fire at Kyoto Animation building in Kyoto, western Japan, Thursday, July 18, 2019. The fire broke out in the three-story building in Japan's ancient capital of Kyoto, after a suspect sprayed an unidentified liquid to accelerate the blaze, Kyoto prefectural police and fire department officials said.(Kyodo News via AP)
Man shouting 'You die' kills 33 at Japan anime studioAuthorities say a man screaming "You die!" burst into an animation production studio in Kyoto, Japan, and set it on fire, killing 33 people
The Associated Press3 hours ago
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The Latest: 33 die in fire set at Kyoto animation studioA fire official in Kyoto, Japan, says the death toll from an animation studio fire is 33, some of them found on the stairs leading to the roof
The Associated Press3 hours ago
FILE - In this March 20, 2019, file photo CEO of the German car manufacturer BMW, Harald Krueger, attends the earnings press conference in Munich, Germany. BMW’s board of directors was to meet in Spartanburg, S.C., on Thursday, July 18. The Munich-based company is in the process of finding a successor to Krueger, who is not seeking a contract extension (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader, File)
Automaker BMW names production chief Zipse as new CEOBMW has named its top production manager, Oliver Zipse, as its next CEO to lead the luxury automaker
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Iran's Foreign Minister Javad Zarif addresses the High Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development, at United Nations headquarters, Wednesday, July 17, 2019. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
Iran FM not giving up hope tensions with US can be resolvedIran's foreign minister says he believes the Islamic Republic and the United States were only "a few minutes away from a war" after Iran shot down an American spy drone last month
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Lawyers gather inside a court room before the start of a final trial session for suspects charged in connection with killing of two Scandinavian tourists in Morocco's Atlas Mountains, in Sale, near Rabat, Morocco, Thursday, July 18, 2019. The three main defendants in the brutal slaying of two female Scandinavian hikers have asked for forgiveness from Allah ahead of a verdict. (AP Photo/Mosa'ab Elshamy)
Morocco: 3 sentenced to death in Scandinavian women slayingsThree men have been convicted of terrorism and sentenced to death by a Moroccan court for the brutal slaying of two Scandinavian women hiking in the Atlas Mountains
The Associated Press4 hours ago
French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire delivers his speech at the end of the G-7 Finance Thursday, July 18, 2019 in Chantilly, north of Paris. Finance ministers from the Group of Seven rich democracies are sounding the alarm on the dangers of cryptocurrencies and pouring cold water on Facebook's Libra as they wrap up a two-day meeting in Chantilly, France. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
Facebook's Libra gets stark warning from G-7 finance chiefsFinance chiefs from the Group of Seven rich democracies have issued a stark warning that cryptocurrencies like Facebook's Libra should not be allowed before "serious regulatory and systemic concerns" are put in check
The Associated Press4 hours ago
A Nov. 17, 2005 photo showing Italian writer Luciano De Crescenzo. The publishing house Mondadori says Italy's popular writer, actor and director Luciano De Crescenzo has died in Rome at 90 after being hospitalized for a few days. Born in Naples on August 20, 1928, De Crescenzo gained famed in 1977 with his best-seller "CosÏ parlÚ Bellavista" ("Thus spoke Bellavista"), a collection of anecdotes about his beloved Naples. (Virginia Farneti/ANSA via AP)
Italian writer, director Luciano De Crescenzo dies at 90The publishing house Mondadori says Italy's popular writer, actor and director Luciano De Crescenzo has died in Rome at 90 after being hospitalized for a few days
The Associated Press5 hours ago
This undated handout photo provided by the Greek Police and released on Thursday, July 18 2019 shows 27-year-old Yiannis Paraskakis, accused of the brutal killing of American Suzanne Eaton. Greek authorities say they have identified a suspect accused of the brutal killing and rape of American scientist Suzanne Eaton. Paraskakis has been charged with the rape and murder of Eaton, 59, who disappeared on July 2 while attending a conference near Chania and whose body was found six days later in an abandoned underground storage site used during World War II. (Greek Police via AP)
Greek police name suspect in US scientist's killing, rapeGreek authorities say they have identified a suspect accused of the brutal killing of American scientist Suzanne Eaton
The Associated Press5 hours ago
The Latest: Greece: 10 arrested over migrants medical fraudA doctor, two medical staff members, and a translator have been arrested at a state-run camp for migrants and refugees in Greece
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Tourist enjoy their drinks in a pub as other walk in southeast resort of Ayia Napa in the east Mediterranean island of Cyprus late Wednesday, July 17, 2019. A Cyprus police official says 12 Israelis have been detained after a 19-year-old British woman alleged that she was raped in the resort town of Ayia Napa. (AP Photo/Petros Karadjias)
Cyprus detains 12 Israelis for 8 days over alleged rapeA Cyprus court has ordered 12 Israelis vacationing on the east Mediterranean island nation to remain in police custody for eight days after a 19-year-old British woman alleged that she was raped
The Associated Press6 hours ago
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