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WHO says investigators conclude Ebola victim did not enter Rwanda

6 minutes ago   |   National Post

GENEVA - A Congolese woman who may have spread the deadly Ebola virus in Uganda did not go to Rwanda or the Congolese city of Goma while contagious, the World Health...
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Islamist militants kidnap at least one international NGO worker in northeast Nigeria -sources

6 minutes ago   |   National Post

MAIDUGURI - Islamist militants have kidnapped at least one person working for an international aid organization, Action Against Hunger, in northeast Nigeria, sources said on...
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Dutch state partially liable for Srebrenica deaths -defense ministry

6 minutes ago   |   National Post   |   2 articles

AMSTERDAM - The Dutch government on Friday said it accepted the Dutch state was partially liable for the deaths in 1995 of 350 Muslim males who were expelled from a U.N. base...
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'I'm Winning': Donald Trump's Calculated Racism

16 minutes ago   |   Real Clear Politics

The President's plan is for a political civil war, and it is working.
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S.Africa's Zuma to cooperate with graft inquiry after threat to pull out

20 minutes ago   |   National Post   |   2 articles

JOHANNESBURG - Former South African president Jacob Zuma agreed to continue giving evidence at a public inquiry into state corruption on Friday after earlier complaining of...
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South Africa's Zuma agrees to continue giving evidence at corruption inquiry

36 minutes ago   |   National Post   |   2 articles

JOHANNESBURG - Former South African president Jacob Zuma agreed to continue giving evidence at a corruption inquiry on Friday, withdrawing an earlier refusal to do so after his...
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S.Africa's graft watchdog finds Ramaphosa deliberately misled parliament

36 minutes ago   |   National Post   |   3 articles

JOHANNESBURG - South Africa's anti-corruption watchdog said on Friday that President Cyril Ramaphosa had "deliberately misled" parliament about a 500,000 rand donation he...
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Chris Selley: Could Scheer's devotion to Big Dairy finally break the supply management consensus?

52 minutes ago   |   National Post

Part of the standard Liberal narrative about Conservative leader Andrew Scheer is that he's beholden to social-conservative party members who supported Brad Trost for party...
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Gibraltar extends detention of Iranian tanker to Aug. 15 - Gibraltar Chronicle

1 hour ago   |   National Post   |   2 articles

LONDON - Gibraltar's supreme court has granted a 30-day extension to allow authorities to detain the Iranian oil tanker Grace 1 until Aug. 15, the Gibraltar Chronicle newspaper...
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Italy's Salvini to see Di Maio as fate of govt hangs in balance

1 hour ago   |   National Post

ROME - Italy's Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini said on Friday he would see coalition partner and leader of the 5-Star Movement Luigi Di Maio amid speculation that the...
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Get ready for Round 2 of Kamala Harris vs. Joe Biden

Get ready for Round 2 of Kamala Harris vs. Joe Biden

It will be “Biden and Harris Round 2” at the second Democratic debates. The lineups for the Democratic presidential primary debates at the end of the month were drawn at random... Read more ...

Trump To Nominate Eugene Scalia As Labor Secretary

Trump To Nominate Eugene Scalia As Labor Secretary

If confirmed, the son of late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia would replace outgoing Secretary Alexander Acosta. Read more ...

City explains its public art shows Spider-Man's hands, not devil horns...

City explains its public art shows Spider-Man's hands, not devil horns, after complaint

A woman in Lincoln, Nebraska, is fighting the city over what she says is a sculpture depicting devil horns at the Lincoln Children's Zoo. It's actually just Spiderman's hands... Read more ...

House approves $15 minimum wage; Senate prospects are dim

House approves $15 minimum wage; Senate prospects are dim

House Democrats approved legislation to raise the federal minimum wage for the first time in a decade. Read more ...

Stocks are jumping after two Fed officials signal rate cuts are coming - 'it...

Stocks are jumping after two Fed officials signal rate cuts are coming - 'it pays to act quickly'

World stocks jumped on Friday after comments from two Federal Reserve officials cemented traders' expectations of a cut to interest rates later this month. "You don't need to... Read more ...

Buzz Aldrin peed his pants on the moon and 18 other wild facts you never...

Buzz Aldrin peed his pants on the moon and 18 other wild facts you never learned about NASA's Apollo 11 mission

Fifty years ago, on July 20, 1969, Apollo 11 astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin became the first people to walk on the moon . In the years since, behind-the-scenes... Read more ...

Judge denies bail for Jeffrey Epstein in sex trafficking case

Judge denies bail for Jeffrey Epstein in sex trafficking case

The federal judge's ruling means Epstein will remain behind bars while he fights charges that he exploited dozens of girls in New York and Florida in the early 2000s. Read more ...

Trump Picks Scalia Son for Labor Secretary

Trump Picks Scalia Son for Labor Secretary

President Trump has picked one of late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia's five sons as his next secretary of labor. "I am pleased to announce that it is my intention to... Read more ...

Strasburg hits and pitches Nationals to 13-4 win over Braves

Strasburg hits and pitches Nationals to 13-4 win over Braves

ATLANTA - Stephen Strasburg had a three-run homer among his three hits and set a franchise-record for a pitcher with five RBIs, as the surging Washington Nationals beat the... Read more ...

Zack Wheeler report comes in with Mets watching closely

Zack Wheeler report comes in with Mets watching closely

SAN FRANCISCO - Zack Wheeler has taken the first steps in what the Mets hope will be a fast return from the injured list. On Thursday, the right-hander played catch for a... Read more ...