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Priest killed by ISIS


Second French church attacker identified

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Turkey had deported one of two men who killed a priest in France this week, a Turkish official told CNN on Thursday. Adel Kermiche had attempted to enter Istanbul last year but was sent back to Switzerland, where...

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Human nasal bacteria might be superbug killer

Scientists searching for a solution to ever-resistant, infection-causing bacteria may have found an answer much closer to home than expected -- up our noses.

Researchers from the University of Tubingen in Germany have discovered that a nose-dwelling ...

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FDA to re-evaluate controversial gay blood ban

The Food and Drug Administration is officially reconsidering its blood donation policy, which currently restricts men who have had sex with other men in the past year from giving blood.

Merkel and France's president head to Moscow

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Germany's Merkel stands by refugee policy after attacks

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Thursday described recent attacks in Germany and across Europe as "shocking, depressing and terrifying," but refused to back down on her open-door refugee policy that has attracted criticism following three recent a...

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Police officer deaths from guns up 72% from July 2015

The shooting deaths of three officers in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, this month pushed the number of law enforcement fatalities past a tragic benchmark.

As of July 20, 32 law enforcement officers were shot to death in the United States, according to the N...

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Florida investigating 4 possible Zika cases

Health officials in Florida are now investigating four possible non-travel-related cases of Zika virus, the state Department of Health said Wednesday.

Two of the four cases are in Miami-Dade County while the other two are in Broward County. None of t...

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One death reported in central California wildfire

A wildfire that has raged in central California for nearly a week intensified under hot weather and has killed one person.

A private bulldozer operator who had been hired in efforts to contain the fire "succumbed to fatal injuries" Tuesday night, acco...

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On this day: July 28

1984 Summer Olympics opening ceremony

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Vivaldi and Bach die, the first hamburger is sold in the U.S., World War I breaks out, a bomber crashes into the Empire State Building, and the Summer Olympics open up in Los Angeles, all on this day.

Officers cleared of all charges in Gray case

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Prosecutors are dropping charges against the three remaining Baltimore police officers who were facing trial in connection with Freddie Gray's death.

On this day: July 27

Bob Hope in The Great Lover

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A wise-cracking cartoon bunny makes his first appearance, the Korean War ends, Madonna drops her debut album, tragedy hits the Olympics, and an entertainment legend dies at age 100, all on this day.

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