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How Europe Is Handing Off Its ISIS Militants to Iraq

HOW EUROPE IS HANDING OFF ITS ISIS MILITANTS TO IRAQ

France is leading the way in washing its hands of its Islamic State fighters-whether they receive justice or not.

How to Speak Out and Stay Hidden in Hong Kong

HOW TO SPEAK OUT AND STAY HIDDEN IN HONG KONG

Protest veterans have developed new tactics - but so have the police.

 
 
 
Maximum Pressure on Iran Means Maximum Risk of War

MAXIMUM PRESSURE ON IRAN MEANS MAXIMUM RISK OF WAR

Trump's strategy is creating a crisis, not solving one.

Some U.S. Allies Balk at Blaming Iran for Tanker Attack

SOME U.S. ALLIES BALK AT BLAMING IRAN FOR TANKER ATTACK

Conflicting accounts of the incidents in the Gulf of Oman stir further confusion in an increasingly volatile region.

 
 
 
Europe's Dream: Escaping the Dictatorship of the Dollar

EUROPE'S DREAM: ESCAPING THE DICTATORSHIP OF THE DOLLAR

Trump's hostile behavior is reinvigorating efforts to turn the euro into an alternative to the world's dominant currency. If only the...

U.S. fingers Iran for tanker attacks

U.S. FINGERS IRAN FOR TANKER ATTACKS

Plus: Expert committee convenes on Ebola, Boris Johnson inches closer to the prime minister's office, and the other stories we're following...

 
 
 
Hezbollah Isn't Just in Beirut. It's in New York, Too

HEZBOLLAH ISN'T JUST IN BEIRUT. IT'S IN NEW YORK, TOO

The trial of a senior operative reveals the extent of the terrorist organization's reach in the United States and Canada.

The Old Guard Are Killing the World's Youngest Country

THE OLD GUARD ARE KILLING THE WORLD'S YOUNGEST COUNTRY

South Sudan was born amid great hope but has since descended into war. It will take a new generation of leaders to make it a successful...

 
 
 
Xinjiang Visit by U.N. Counterterrorism Official Provokes Outcry

XINJIANG VISIT BY U.N. COUNTERTERRORISM OFFICIAL PROVOKES OUTCRY

Rights activists say upcoming trip by a Russian diplomat could reinforce Beijing's line that Uighur activists are terrorists.

Top WMD Official Quietly Leaves Pentagon

TOP WMD OFFICIAL QUIETLY LEAVES PENTAGON

Guy Roberts's abrupt departure in April comes amid a long exodus of senior officials under acting Secretary Patrick Shanahan.

 
 
 
What Trump Promised Duda

WHAT TRUMP PROMISED DUDA

A transcript of the U.S. and Polish leaders' remarks in the Rose Garden.

AI Can Thrive In Open Societies

AI CAN THRIVE IN OPEN SOCIETIES

The belief that China's surveillance gives it an advantage is misleading - and dangerous.

 
 
 
Trump's Polish Message to NATO

TRUMP'S POLISH MESSAGE TO NATO

New security agreement rewards Poland's commitment to defense spending.

What's next for Hong Kong?

WHAT'S NEXT FOR HONG KONG?

Plus: U.S. lawmakers push back against Saudi arms sales, Shinzo Abe visits Iran, and the other stories we're following today.

 
 
 
Nuclear Disarmament's Lessons for Climate Change

NUCLEAR DISARMAMENT'S LESSONS FOR CLIMATE CHANGE

If we can ban nukes, we can ban carbon emissions. Here's how.

Infuriating Congress, Trump Administration Keeps Pushing for Saudi Arms Sales

INFURIATING CONGRESS, TRUMP ADMINISTRATION KEEPS PUSHING FOR SAUDI ARMS SALES

Lawmakers accused the State Department of concocting a “phony emergency.”

 
 
 
Britain Failed Hong Kong

BRITAIN FAILED HONG KONG

The U.K. owes Hong Kongers fighting for democracy a moral debt.

Hong Kongers Won't Bow to Beijing. But Their Leaders Will

HONG KONGERS WON'T BOW TO BEIJING. BUT THEIR LEADERS WILL

The city's leaders are answerable to the party, not the public.

 
 
 
Sudan Talks Resume, Hong Kong Protests Continue

SUDAN TALKS RESUME, HONG KONG PROTESTS CONTINUE

Plus: Russia releases a journalist, Botswana decriminalizes gay sex, and the other stories we're following today.

Journalist's Release Reveals Cracks in the Putin System

JOURNALIST'S RELEASE REVEALS CRACKS IN THE PUTIN SYSTEM

The Kremlin is growing nervous over rising public resistance to the Russian president's long rule.

 
 
 



Plane landing at Newark airport blows tires, skids on runway

Plane landing at Newark airport blows tires, skids on runway

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O.J. Simpson is now on Twitter and says he's 'got a little getting even to do'

O.J. Simpson is now on Twitter and says he's 'got a little getting even to do'

Fresh off nearly a decade in prison, O.J. Simpson launched a new Twitter account Friday night with a selfie video in which he says he's "got a little getting even to do." Read more ...

Notre Dame Cathedral to hold first Mass since fire

Notre Dame Cathedral to hold first Mass since fire

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Babe Ruth jersey auctioned for record $5.64 million

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The Babe knows how to bring in a buck. A jersey worn by Yankees icon Babe Ruth around 1928-30 sold for $5.64 million, a record price for sports memorabilia, during the Babe... Read more ...

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Postal worker caught on camera throwing Florida family's packages

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Home invasion suspect with machete wound on the loose after walking out of...

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Target cash registers across the US are crashing, creating massive lines of...

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Women's World Cup 2019: Lindsey Horan says depth is what makes USWNT 'so...

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Retired UNC professor goes missing during Hudson River marathon swim

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A swimmer from North Carolina went missing Friday in the Hudson River during a marathon swim, police said. Read more ...