Dhaka hostage situation

Bangladesh police: Commandos storm restaurant

Commandos have stormed a cafe where gunmen took hostages in Bangladesh's capital Friday night, CNN reported.


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Dhaka hostage situation


Bangladesh police: Commandos storm restaurant

Commandos have stormed a cafe where gunmen took hostages in Bangladesh's capital Friday night, CNN reported.

Hillary Clinton in Cincinnati

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Hillary Clinton raises $68 million in June

Hillary Clinton's campaign raised about $68 million in June, a sum that is likely to widen her financial lead over Donald Trump in the general election.

FBI and journalists

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FBI's secret rules to spy on journalists, hunt their sources

Since at least 2011, the FBI has adopted secret rules to spy on journalists who publish classified information and hunt down their anonymous sources.

Eat Pray Love author

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'Eat, Pray, Love' author announces separation from husband

Elizabeth Gilbert announced she is separating from her husband a decade after writing about their romance in the best selling book, "Eat, Pray, Love."

Istanbul Ataturk Airport attack scene

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Istanbul airport attack: Alleged planner identified

Days after the Istanbul airport massacre, reports have emerged about the identities of some of the suicide bombers as well as the organizer -- a man who a U.S. official says is a well-known terrorist who served as a top soldier in the ISIS war minist...

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Taiwan accidentally launches missile toward China, kills fishing boat captain

A Taiwan warship mistakenly launched a supersonic "aircraft carrier killer" missile toward China Friday, hitting a fishing boat and killing the boat's captain in an incident China called "a serious matter."

A spokesman for Taiwan's Ministry of Nationa...

Orangutan in zoo

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Orangutan escapes in Fla. amusement park

An orangutan climbed onto the trending lists of social media Friday when it escaped and got loose in a Florida amusement park, ABC News and NBC News reported.

Gay Miss America contestant


Openly gay Miss America contestant makes history

Smiling as she sits in a float at St. Louis' annual pride parade, Erin O'Flaherty gleams with a crown atop her head, a prize she clinched after being crowned Miss Missouri last month.


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President Obama tours Yosemite, says climate change happening now

President Barack Obama spoke in front of one of Yosemite National Park's picturesque waterfalls on a sun-splashed Saturday touting the importance of America's parks, but cautioning the threat of climate change is real and affecting the planet now.

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Airstrike kills 2 ISIS commanders, U.S. says

Two ISIS senior military commanders died last week in a U.S. airstrike, killing a man that the United States says oversaw the terror group's 2014 offensive to capture the all-important Iraqi city of Mosul, the Pentagon said Friday.

The June 25 airstri...

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