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As Extreme Heat Becomes New Normal in Europe, Governments Scramble to Respond

Since 2018, the national heat prevention plan has been extended from June 1 to mid-September, instead of Aug. 31 — a sign, meteorologists...

Thousands of Colombians march to protest activist killings

BOGOTA (Reuters) - Thousands marched in cities around Colombia on Friday in protest of the murder of hundreds of human rights activists, a...

U.S. student confesses to killing Italian policeman: media

ROME (Reuters) - A 19-year-old U.S. student has confessed to killing a policeman in central Rome, in a crime that has shaken Italy,...

Romanian police chief fired over slow response; 15-year-old girl dies

BUCHAREST (Reuters) - Romania’s police chief and two county officials were fired late on Friday after authorities took 19 hours to respond to...

M. Owen Lee (Father Lee to His Met Opera Radio Fans) Dies at 89

The Rev. M. Owen Lee, a Roman Catholic priest whose childhood fascination with opera prepared him for a 23-year avocation as a knowledgeable...

Guatemala document says U.S. migration deal to last two years

GUATEMALA CITY (Reuters) - A migration agreement signed between the United States and Guatemala on Friday will last for two years and its...

Saudi-led forces, Israel among states rapped by U.N. for killing children

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - A Saudi Arabia-led military coalition fighting in Yemen killed or injured 729 children during 2018, accounting for nearly half...

Trump, in phone call, congratulates Johnson on becoming British PM

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump congratulated Boris Johnson on becoming British prime minister in a phone call on Friday and said...

Israeli troops kill Palestinian at Gaza border protest: medics

GAZA (Reuters) - Israeli forces shot and killed a Palestinian on Friday afternoon during weekly protests along the border with Israel, Gaza health...

Four Turkish nationals rescued in central Nigeria after kidnapping: police

ABUJA (Reuters) - Four Turkish nationals abducted last week in the central Nigerian state of Kwara have been rescued, the police said on...

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