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18:38 World
Trump, U.S. Republicans to meet amid furor over immigrant children

He will travel to Capitol Hill as Democrats hurl charges of “barbaric” treatment of children and his fellow Republicans move tentatively toward legislation that would curb, if not entirely halt, the practice of separating families.

18:16 World
'A man of sublime taste': Pierre Bergé's treasured belongings up for auction

A household name across his native France, Bergé, who died in September 2017, will now posthumously reveal the dynamic contents of his very own households, when his estate comes to auction this autumn as part of a three-day sale at Sotheby's Paris, from October 29-31.

17:45 World
IBM’s machine argues, pretty convincingly, with humans

Its performance was not without slip-ups, but those in attendance made clear their thoughts when voting on who did best.

17:24 World
India Kashmir: BJP pulls out of controversial alliance

The BJP said the three-year alliance with the People's Democratic Party (PDP) had become "untenable" in the wake of increasing violence.

16:16 World
Trade war worries slam China and emerging markets

Asian stocks wilted to a four-month low and Australia's dollar AUD=D4 and South Africa's rand ZAR= were among a diverse group of currencies caught in the crossfire.

15:01 World
Roman Abramovich makes World Cup dreams come true for seriously ill children

For 30 children who live with serious illnesses or conditions, that dream has come true courtesy of Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich and a group of other donors.

14:44 World
Life span of an airplane: From birth to death

These striking images form the basis of his latest photo series, "Life Cycles."

14:26 World
Record 68.5 million people fleeing war or persecution worldwide

As data shows one in every 110 people is displaced, UN special envoy Angelina Jolie warns of ‘terrible human consequences’ of Syria’s aid shortfall.

13:28 World
Pittsburgh rapper Jimmy Wopo killed in hill district shooting

Pittsburgh Police say two people were rushed to the hospital following the shooting, and later said one of the victims died.

13:00 World
Puan, oldest known Sumatran orangutan, dies in Australia

She had been at the zoo since 1968, and was officially recognised by Guinness World Records as the oldest of her species in 2016.

12:43 World
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to visit China, Xinhua reports

It's Kim's first trip outside the country since his summit with US President Donald Trump in Singapore on June 12.

12:02 World
Spain to exhume Franco's remains and turn site into place of 'reconciliation'

New Socialist government wants to convert mausoleum in Valley of the Fallen to place ‘of memory for all Spaniards’.

11:38 World
Tattoo health warning for people with weakened immune systems

A woman with cystic fibrosis and lung transplants suffered chronic pain for three years after she had a tattoo on her thigh.

11:16 World
Rapper XXXTentacion shot dead in Florida, police say

The 20-year-old rapper, whose real name was Jahseh Onfroy, was leaving a motorsports store shortly before 4 p.m. when two men in a dark colored SUV shot and killed him in an apparent robbery, said Keyla Concepción, Broward County sheriff department public information officer.

10:45 World
Dozens missing after ferry sinks in Indonesia's Lake Toba

Nugroho added that search and rescue efforts had involved two other ferries and one wooden boat had been hampered by weather conditions in the area on Monday night.

10:27 World
Roche to pay $2.4 billion to buy rest of Foundation Medicine

Based in Cambridge, Massachusetts, FMI is a molecular information company specialized in cancer care. It offers comprehensive genomic profiling (CGP) assays to identify molecular alterations in a patient’s cancer and match them with targeted therapies, immunotherapies and clinical trials.

10:03 World
Thailand executes first prisoner by lethal injection since 2009

Theerasak Longji, 26, was executed by lethal injection at Bang Kwang Central Prison north of Bangkok on Monday. He was found guilty of murdering a 17-year-old boy in 2012, the department said.

19:24 World
Japan protests South Korean military drills near contested islands

The South Korean military dispatched six warships, including the 3,200-ton destroyer Yangmanchun, and aircraft including F-15K fighter jets and Black Hawk helicopters to practice the defense of what South Korea calls the Dokdo Islands in waters east of the Korean Peninsula.

18:38 World
Terry Gilliam has lost the rights to the man who killed Don Quixote

For decades, famed genre director (and former Monty Python, uh, snake) Terry Gilliam struggled to make The Man Who Killed Don Quixote, his own surreal take on the classic Spanish novel.

17:45 World
Saving New Zealand's prehistoric giant weta

New Zealand's giant weta managed to outlive the dinosaurs, but now these big insects are on the brink of extinction.

17:24 World
California ghost town with hotel, church on sale for $925,000

The 300 acre piece of land was home to the mining town of Cerro Gordo and includes 22 structures such as an abandoned hotel, church, saloon, and a superintendent's house.

17:00 World
Two British men removed from World Cup train to Volgograd: source

The first British man got into an altercation with a police officer on board the train and was detained, the source said. The second man hurt his hand and has been discharged from hospital, according to the source.

16:38 World
Second fire shrinks storage capacity amid fighting at Libyan oil ports

The NOC warned that the blaze that broke out at storage tank No. 2 early on Sunday could spread to three further tanks, which would “stop exports from Ras Lanuf port completely”.

15:45 World
Japan earthquake: Child and two men dead and hundreds injured

Airports in the area were closed for several hours, train lines interrupted and factories had to halt production.

15:27 World
Google to invest $550 million in Chinese e-commerce giant JD.com

Company officials said the agreement initially would not involve any major new Google initiatives in China, where the company’s main services are blocked over its refusal to censor search results in line with local laws.

15:01 World
The woman trying to drive Turkey's Erdogan from office

So presidential candidate Meral Aksener is going from town to town collecting these colorful pieces of cloth, known as "yemeni," from her supporters.

14:44 World
Spanish king's brother-in-law imprisoned in graft case

Urdangarin, a 50-year-old former Olympic handball medal winner married to the king's sister, Princess Cristina, is the closest person to the ruling Bourbon family to be imprisoned.

14:26 World
Iran hangs Sufi over killing of 3 policemen

The official website of the judiciary says Mohammad Salas was hanged early Monday. Salas had testified in March that he was trying to get away from the clashes and had not intended to harm anyone.

13:00 World
Dutch 'Pink Pop' festival: One dead in bus hit-and-run

The driver and vehicle, described in media reports as a small white bus, are being sought by police.

12:43 World
Nigeria attacks: Blasts and rockets 'kill 31' in Borno state

The blasts hit the town of Damboa in Borno state on Saturday evening and residents say at least 31 people died.

11:38 World
Magnitude 6.1 quake kills three, stops factories in Japan's Osaka area

Live footage showed burst water mains and a house on fire after the quake hit Osaka, which will host next year’s Group of 20 summit, just before 8 a.m. (2300 GMT Sunday) as commuters were heading to work.

11:16 World
China's tariffs on U.S. oil would disrupt $1 billion monthly business

China said Friday it would retaliate by slapping duties on several American commodities, including oil.

10:45 World
Hirving Lozano the hero as Mexico stun holders Germany

Tens of thousands of green-shirted El Tricolor fans had descended on Moscow's Luzhniki Stadium, part of the enormous South and Central American presence to have arrived in Russia, in the hope of seeing something special.

10:27 World
Outrage grows as families are separated. Will Trump change his policy?

As outrage grows over traumatic stories of families being torn apart, the big question this week in Washington is how long the controversial practice will be politically sustainable amid a wave of criticism.

18:38 World
Arab alliance close to capturing Hodeidah airport, Yemen military says

Ground troops - which include United Arab Emirates forces, Sudanese and Yemenis from various factions - have surrounded the main airport compound but have not seized it, a source in the coalition-allied Yemeni military and residents said.

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