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Indonesia protesters torch town hall in Papua over student detentions

13 minutes ago   |   National Post

JAKARTA - Protesters in Indonesia's easternmost province of Papua set fire to tires and torched a local parliament building on Monday after a demonstration against the recent...
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Kirk Cousins, Vikings Beat Russell Wilson, Seahawks in Week 2 of Preseason

35 minutes ago   |   Bleacher Report   |   2 articles

The Minnesota Vikings stayed hot in the preseason with a 25-19 Week 2 victory over the Seattle Seahawks. Russell Wilson and Kirk Cousins started Sunday's game at U.S. Bank...
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An Iranian Tanker Sought by the U.S. Is Heading to an Unknown Destination

43 minutes ago   |   Time

GIBRALTAR - An Iranian supertanker hauling $130 million worth of light crude oil that the U.S. suspects to be tied to a sanctioned organization lifted its anchor and begun...
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Oil prices climb after Saudi oilfield attack, but recession worries drag

43 minutes ago   |   Reuters

Crude oil prices rose on Monday following a weekend attack on a Saudi oil facility by Yemeni separatists and as traders looked for any signs that Sino-U.S. trade tensions could...
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Japan's exports slip for eighth month, sales to China drop as recession fears grow

1 hour ago   |   Reuters   |   2 articles

Japan's exports slipped for an eighth month in July, while manufacturers' confidence turned negative for the first time in over six years as China-bound sales slumped again in...
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Athletes from all over U.S. compete in NH Senior Games

Athletes from all over U.S. compete in NH Senior Games

1 hour ago   |   WMUR

Over 140 athletes from around the state and country competed in the New Hampshire Senior Games in Manchester on Sunday.
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With Walker Cup looming, U.S. Am champ Ogletree without a passport

1 hour ago   |   Comcast SportsNet Baltimore

U.S. Amateur champion Andy Ogletree will be representing the U.S. in the Walker Cup at Royal Liverpool. One problem: he doesn't have a passport.
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Nearly 4 tons of marijuana discovered inside shipment of jalapeños

Nearly 4 tons of marijuana discovered inside shipment of jalapeños

1 hour ago   |   KSBW

A shipment of jalapeños from Mexico to the U.S. proved to be carrying more than just a spicy kick when Border Patrol agents found nearly 4 tons of marijuana hidden in the cargo.
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Gun control advocates rally in Chicago, across the U.S

1 hour ago   |   WGN TV

ALBANY PARK, Ill. - As gun control advocates rallied around the country Sunday, activists in Chicago called for Congress to tighten the nation's gun laws after recent mass...
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'Deeply Disturbing': Rashida Tlaib Condemned by World Jewish Congress for Suggesting Bill Maher Boycott

1 hour ago   |   Newsweek

The World Jewish Congress' President Ronald Lauder on Sunday compared Tlaib's suggestion to boycott Maher to Adolf Hitler and Nazi Germany.
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Kathleen Blanco, Louisiana governor during Hurricane Katrina, dies of cancer

Kathleen Blanco, Louisiana governor during Hurricane Katrina, dies of cancer

The 54th governor of Louisiana was the first woman elected governor of the state. Read more ...

Man accused of threatening shooting at a Jewish community center in Ohio

Man accused of threatening shooting at a Jewish community center in Ohio

The 20-year-old was arrested after reportedly posting a video of a man shooting a gun on an Instagram account with a disturbing caption, police said. Read more ...

Louisiana Governor During Hurricane Katrina Disaster Dies

Louisiana Governor During Hurricane Katrina Disaster Dies

Former Gov. Kathleen Babineaux Blanco died Sunday in hospice care at 76 years old. She was Louisiana's first elected female governor. Read more ...

Former Bears running back Cedric Benson reported dead in motorcycle crash

Former Bears running back Cedric Benson reported dead in motorcycle crash

AUSTIN - Former Bears running back Cedric Benson has passed away at the age of 36, according to multiple reports. BREAKING: Former UT and NFL football player Cedric Benson... Read more ...

ISIS claims responsibility after bomb goes off at Afghanistan wedding, 63...

ISIS claims responsibility after bomb goes off at Afghanistan wedding, 63 people killed

At least 63 people were killed and 182 injured after a suicide bomb blast at a wedding in the Afghan capital. Read more ...

Jets' Le'Veon Bell will not play in the preseason, coach Adam Gase says

Jets' Le'Veon Bell will not play in the preseason, coach Adam Gase says

The Jets will hold the 27-year-old running back out for the entire preseason, coach Adam Gase told reporters Sunday. Read more ...

Thomas holds on to win BMW Championship

Thomas holds on to win BMW Championship

MEDINAH, Ill. - Justin Thomas had more stress than he needed Sunday before regaining control with four birdies on the back nine at Medinah to win the BMW Championship and claim... Read more ...

Former NFL running back Cedric Benson dies in motorcycle crash

Former NFL running back Cedric Benson dies in motorcycle crash

Former NFL running back and University of Texas star Cedric Benson died Saturday night in a motorcycle crash, according to the Austin American-Statesman. He was 36. The... Read more ...

MLB wrap: Zack Greinke gets 200th career win as Astros top A's

MLB wrap: Zack Greinke gets 200th career win as Astros top A's

The feat came exactly one year and one day after Justin Verlander joined the 200 club. Read more ...

Quintana, Rizzo lead Cubs past Pirates 7-1 at LLWS

Quintana, Rizzo lead Cubs past Pirates 7-1 at LLWS

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. - Jose Quintana pitched seven crisp innings, Anthony Rizzo hit a two-run homer and the Chicago Cubs beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 7-1 on Sunday night in the MLB... Read more ...