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Depp Talks Presidential Assassination, Sparks Controversy

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GLASTONBURY, England (AP)-- Johnny Depp has asked a crowd at the Glastonbury Festival when was the last time an actor assassinated a president. The remarks came during a segment Thursday in which Depp was speaking about President Donald Trump. He asked the question at the annual festival that celebrates the performing arts. The 54-year-old "Pirates of the Caribbean" star followed by saying that he is not an actor, but someone who lies for a living. However, he s...

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Baby Born On Flight To India Gets Free Plane Tickets For Life

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NEW DELHI (AP) —An Indian airline just gave a newborn child a birthday gift his parents will find it hard to top. Jet Airways said it will give free flight tickets for life to a boy who was born on one of its flights between Saudi Arabia and India. The child's mother -- whose identity the airline didn't reveal out of respect for her privacy -- went into labor prematurely on Sunday at an altitude of 35,000 feet, Jet Airways said. The flight, bound for the southern Indian city ... More>>

London Police Plead For Calm After Attack At Mosque

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LONDON (AP) — London police, already stretched by a series of major incidents around the capital, are putting more officers on the street to reassure the public after a driver plowed into a crowd of people leaving a mosque early Monday. One man died at the scene and 10 people were injured. Police say a suspect was arrested immediately after the attack, which is being treated as a terrorist incident. “Extra officers are on duty in the area to help reassure the local commu...

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Portugal Fire Leaves 57 People Dead, Dozens Injured

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(CNN)-- A raging wildfire killed 57 people and injured dozens more in Portugal, with some victims burned to death in their cars as they tried to flee, officials said. At least 59 people were injured in the blaze Saturday, including four firefighters and a child. Some were hospitalized in serious condition Sunday, CNN affiliate TVI reported. Some victims got stuck in their cars and on the side of the road in what officials described as the "greatest wildfire tragedy of recent ye... More>>

7 Reported Missing After US Navy Ship Collision Off Japan

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TOKYO (AP) - Seven crew members are reportedly missing and one injured after a U.S. Navy destroyer collided early Saturday morning with a merchant ship off the coast of Japan, the country's coast guard reported.      Footage from the Japanese TV network NHK showed heavy damage to the mid-right side of the Navy ship and a person in a stretcher being lifted to a helicopter.      The U.S. 7th Fleet said on its Facebook page that it is working with the Japane... More>>

London Fire: Deaths Confirmed, 50 Hurt In Apartment Block Blaze

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LONDON, England (NBC News) — Deaths were confirmed early Wednesday after a blaze ripped through a high-rise apartment block in the British capital as residents slept. At least 50 were injured, according to authorities. More than 250 firefighters battled the inferno at Grenfell Tower through the night. Witnesses told of hearing people calling for help from within the building as flames quickly spread upwards. Local resident Tim Downie told NBC News he saw "people dang... More>>

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  • Suspect Shot After Explosion At Brussels Train Station

    Suspect Shot After Explosion At Brussels Train Station

    Tuesday, June 20 2017 7:26 PM EDT2017-06-20 23:26:51 GMT

    BRUSSELS (AP) - Soldiers shot a suspect after a small explosion at the central Brussels train station Tuesday night, a spokeswoman for the city prosecutor's office said.

    BRUSSELS (AP) - Soldiers shot a suspect after a small explosion at the central Brussels train station Tuesday night, a spokeswoman for the city prosecutor's office said.

  • About 4,000 More US Troops To Go To Afghanistan

    About 4,000 More US Troops To Go To Afghanistan

    Thursday, June 15 2017 9:17 PM EDT2017-06-16 01:17:56 GMT
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    WASHINGTON (AP) - The Pentagon will send almost 4,000 additional American forces to Afghanistan, a Trump administration official said Thursday, hoping to break a stalemate in a war that has now passed to a third U.S. commander in chief. The deployment will be the largest of American manpower under Donald Trump's young presidency.      The decision by Defense Secretary Jim Mattis could be announced as early as next week, the official said. It follows Trump's move to give...
    WASHINGTON (AP) - The Pentagon will send almost 4,000 additional American forces to Afghanistan, a Trump administration official said Thursday, hoping to break a stalemate in a war that has now passed to a third U.S. commander in chief. The deployment will be the largest of American manpower under Donald Trump's young presidency.      The decision by Defense Secretary Jim Mattis could be announced as early as next week, the official said. It follows Trump's move to give...
  • At Least 4 Dead In Car Bombing Outside Somalia Restaurant

    At Least 4 Dead In Car Bombing Outside Somalia Restaurant

    Wednesday, June 14 2017 5:06 PM EDT2017-06-14 21:06:48 GMT
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    MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) - The Latest on a suicide attack outside a restaurant in Somalia's capital

    MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) - The Latest on a suicide attack outside a restaurant in Somalia's capital

  • Stocks Crash After Britain's Vote To Quit European Union

    Stocks Crash After Britain's Vote To Quit European Union

    Friday, June 24 2016 5:49 AM EDT2016-06-24 09:49:32 GMT

    Stock markets crashed, oil prices tumbled and the pound fell to a 31-year low on Friday as Britain's unprecedented vote to leave the European Union shocked investors and dragged the region, the world's largest economic bloc, into a new era of uncertainty. Investors rushed to dump European shares as soon as markets opened, following earlier drops in Asia, and Wall Street was set to fall sharply amid concerns about the economic consequences of the vote. The move cou...

    Stock markets crashed, oil prices tumbled and the pound fell to a 31-year low on Friday as Britain's unprecedented vote to leave the European Union shocked investors and dragged the region, the world's largest economic bloc, into a new era of uncertainty. Investors rushed to dump European shares as soon as markets opened, following earlier drops in Asia, and Wall Street was set to fall sharply amid concerns about the economic consequences of the vote. The move cou...

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