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Israel to remove Jerusalem metal detectors
The cabinet votes to install less obtrusive surveillance based on "advanced technologies".
news.bbc.co.uk | 25-Jul-2017 01:03

Alphabet profits rocked by EU fine
Google parent Alphabet reports revenues rose in the second quarter but profits drop by almost a third.
news.bbc.co.uk | 25-Jul-2017 00:52

Crossrail 2: City mayors criticise government backing
Greater Manchester mayor Andy Burnham says the go-ahead for London will cause "widespread anger".
news.bbc.co.uk | 25-Jul-2017 00:29

Mass. High Court: Local Authorities Can't Detain People Without Charges For ICE
The practice known as "ICE detainers" allowed state officers to detain immigrants who would otherwise be free to leave, in order to give federal immigration authorities a longer look at their status.
npr.org | 25-Jul-2017 00:06

Romelu Lukaku: Man Utd striker wants to create his own history at Old Trafford
Romelu Lukaku wants to create his own history at Manchester United - and acknowledges he is not the "complete package".
bbc.co.uk | 25-Jul-2017 00:02

Rashan Jermaine Charles: Vigil held over police pursuit death
Campaigners blocked the road outside a police station and chanted "no justice, no peace".
news.bbc.co.uk | 24-Jul-2017 23:56

New Senate Campaign Ad For Mo Brooks Features Baseball Practice Shooting
"This makes my stomach turn," said an aide to Rep. Steve Scalise of a fellow Republican's ad. The video opens with sound from last month's shooting that left Scalise seriously injured.
npr.org | 24-Jul-2017 23:52

Wisconsin company Three Square Market to microchip employees
Three Square Market says 50 employees have already signed up for the $300 (£230) chip.
news.bbc.co.uk | 24-Jul-2017 23:30

Poland court reforms: PM Beata Szydlo vows to fight for change
Beata Szydlo pledges to pursue controversial reforms despite "pressure from the street and abroad".
news.bbc.co.uk | 24-Jul-2017 23:28

Skull found during missing Corrie Mckeague search 'was not his'
A skull found while police searched a landfill site was a woman's from before 1945, police say.
bbc.co.uk | 24-Jul-2017 23:14

Justin Bieber cancels remaining Purpose World Tour dates
The pop star bows out of the remaining 14 dates due to "unforeseen circumstances".
news.bbc.co.uk | 24-Jul-2017 23:10

The Senate Health Care Vote, Simplified
President Trump is pushing the Senate to repeal and replace Obamacare this week. But with multiple bills in play, it's far from clear what the Senate would vote on. Here's a recap of the options.
npr.org | 24-Jul-2017 22:23

Israel: Metal Detectors Will Be Removed From Jerusalem Holy Site
The prime minister's office says security forces will use other technology around a mosque complex where two Israeli police officers were killed. Angry Muslim worshippers prayed next to the machines.
npr.org | 24-Jul-2017 22:12

What made Trump roll his eyes?
The president is not amused during a photo shoot with outgoing White House interns.
news.bbc.co.uk | 24-Jul-2017 21:55

Jared Kushner's Statement To Congress About Russia, Annotated
The president's son-in-law and senior adviser said Monday he "did not collude with Russia." NPR journalists annotated Kushner's full statement about his role in the campaign and contact with Russians.
npr.org | 24-Jul-2017 21:49

Democrats' 'Better Deal' Aims To Reclaim A Populist Image
In an effort to drive a message ahead of next year's elections, Democrats promised more and better jobs, lower-cost prescription drugs and a crackdown on corporations that ship jobs overseas.
npr.org | 24-Jul-2017 21:08

How Crisis Pregnancy Center Clients Rely On Medicaid
Medicaid pays for nearly half the births in the U.S., and centers that counsel women against abortion often help pregnant women enroll in Medicaid so they don't have to worry about health care costs.
npr.org | 24-Jul-2017 20:48

Feeling 'Young, Scrappy And Hungry'? Have A 'Hamilton'-Inspired Meal
It was only a matter of time before fans of the Broadway hit sought out culinary tributes to their most treasured folk hero. Here are historically minded ideas to eat like the Founding Father.
npr.org | 24-Jul-2017 20:35

Charlie Gard parents end legal fight for 'beautiful' baby
Letting "gorgeous" Charlie go is "the hardest thing we'll ever have to do", his parents say.
news.bbc.co.uk | 24-Jul-2017 20:34

Is this sculpture 'insulting' to Wales?
The sculpture, which could potentially stand 7m high and 30m wide, symbolises a giant rusted crown
bbc.co.uk | 24-Jul-2017 20:19

Truck Driver Charged With Human Smuggling After 10 Die In Stifling Conditions
James Matthew Bradley Jr., who could face the death penalty if convicted, says he didn't know dozens of immigrants were crammed in the back of a tractor-trailer he parked in a San Antonio parking lot.
npr.org | 24-Jul-2017 20:18

Nelson Mandela: Ramlakan book on final days withdrawn
South Africa's first black president's family says the book by his doctor contained personal details.
news.bbc.co.uk | 24-Jul-2017 20:11

Trump son-in-law Kushner defends conduct after Senate testimony
"All my actions were proper," says Donald Trump's son-in-law after giving evidence to a Senate panel.
news.bbc.co.uk | 24-Jul-2017 20:03

Richard Dawkins' Berkeley event cancelled for 'Islamophobia'
A California radio station accuses the celebrated biologist of "abusive speech against Islam".
news.bbc.co.uk | 24-Jul-2017 20:02

Inside The Global Seed Vault, Where The History And Future Of Agriculture Is Stored
Seeds on Ice author Cary Fowler describes the underground tunnel near the North Pole, which stores and protects a collection of 933,000 samples of different, unique crop varieties.
npr.org | 24-Jul-2017 19:45

Adam Peaty retains world 100m breaststroke title & Ben Proud wins gold
Great Britain's Adam Peaty retains his 100m World Championship breaststroke title and Ben Proud wins 50m butterfly gold.
news.bbc.co.uk | 24-Jul-2017 19:28

Reality Check: What does legally changing gender involve?
As government plans to make it easier, Reality Check asked what it means to change gender in law.
bbc.co.uk | 24-Jul-2017 19:04

'We're not perfect - we've got to stay humble... and win the Ashes'
England head coach Mark Robinson is targeting Ashes glory after his side won the Women's World Cup final against India
bbc.co.uk | 24-Jul-2017 18:49

San Antonio truck tragedy: Driver charged
Ten people are now known to have died after dozens were discovered inside James Bradley's trailer.
news.bbc.co.uk | 24-Jul-2017 18:34

Women's Rugby World Cup 2017: End of England XVs contracts 'a backwards step'
The decision not to renew contracts for world champions England's 15-a-side women's team is a backward step, says former international Vicky MacQueen.
news.bbc.co.uk | 24-Jul-2017 18:22

Tourists warned over exchange rate costs
Holidaymakers face unnecessary charges when they use their credit and debit cards overseas.
news.bbc.co.uk | 24-Jul-2017 18:02

Liam Fox downplays UK-US chlorinated chicken differences
The UK minister says chlorine-washed poultry is an issue for "the very end stage of one sector" of trade talks.
news.bbc.co.uk | 24-Jul-2017 17:56

Parents Of Terminally Ill British Baby Charlie Gard End Legal Fight
The couple's lawyer told the London High Court that new medical tests have shown that an experimental treatment would not help at this point, ending their legal fight to transport him to the U.S.
npr.org | 24-Jul-2017 17:54

How a 'smarter' power system might affect you
The government plans an energy revolution to allow more of us to generate our own energy - how will it work?
bbc.co.uk | 24-Jul-2017 17:19

Linkin Park pay tribute to Chester Bennington
The band make their first official statement since the singer's death last week.
news.bbc.co.uk | 24-Jul-2017 17:16

New Yorker Redesigns Her Life To Help Kids In Ghana
Pat Wilkins had a "high maintenance life" with expensive vacations and a BMW. Then she decided to diverge from that path.
npr.org | 24-Jul-2017 17:15

Charlie Gard: Parents pay tribute to son as legal fight ends
Charlie Gard's dad, Chris, breaks down outside court after ending the legal fight to take him to the US.
news.bbc.co.uk | 24-Jul-2017 17:06

Britain’s Got Talent dog Pudsey 'was owner Ashleigh's best friend'
"Pudsey just wanted to please me," his Britain's Got Talent co-star and owner Ashleigh Butler says.
bbc.co.uk | 24-Jul-2017 16:11

The secret to Love Island's success
After eight weeks of Love Island, we look at why has the show been so successful.
news.bbc.co.uk | 24-Jul-2017 15:57

Poland's President Says He Will Veto Controversial Legislation, Defying His Party
Critics say the two controversial measures would have undermined the independence of the judiciary. Poland has seen days of demonstrations across the country against the legislation.
npr.org | 24-Jul-2017 15:49

Devon drugs death girl 'paid ultimate price'
The family of 15-year-old Leah Kerry say she knew the dangers but "thought she was invincible".
news.bbc.co.uk | 24-Jul-2017 15:44

CCTV shows Starbucks customer tackling armed robber
What Ryan Florez thought would be an easy target turned out to be anything but.
news.bbc.co.uk | 24-Jul-2017 14:35

Comic-Con 2017: This year's highlights in 90 seconds
The costumes, the stars, the fans - this is Comic-Con in 90 seconds.
news.bbc.co.uk | 24-Jul-2017 14:32

French philosopher Dufourmantelle drowns rescuing children
The French philosopher, who wrote a book called Praise of Risk, dies trying to save two children.
news.bbc.co.uk | 24-Jul-2017 14:20

Dave 'Devilfish' Ulliott inducted in Poker Hall of Fame
The "Devilfish" was a star of Channel 4's Late Night Poker, which helped popularise the game.
news.bbc.co.uk | 24-Jul-2017 14:19

Prince William: I talk to the children about 'Granny Diana'
Prince William talks about keeping his mother's memory alive for his own children.
news.bbc.co.uk | 24-Jul-2017 13:47

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