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  1. Taiwanese lawmakers launch water balloons, brandish chairs in floor brawl

  3. Iraqi Kurds Look to Form Independent Country

  5. Turkey marks coup defeat with rallies, Erdogan warning to 'traitors'

  7. The Latest: Police saw no problems day before 4 killed

  9. Nevada Marijuana Shortage: State Officials Scramble to Stock up
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  11. Egypt police probe motives of Red Sea beach attacker
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  13. Republican health bill: latest draft would scrap contraception mandate
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  15. A Skydiver Told His Wife He Wasn't Going to Pull Parachute Cord. She Arrived 'Moments' Too Late
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  17. Jet blast at St. Maarten's seaside airport kills tourist
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  19. Venezuelans vote in referendum on ousting Maduro
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  21. The Plant-Based Burger That Smells, Tastes and Bleeds Like the Real Thing
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  23. Huge California wildfire spreads overnight as crews dig in
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  25. Tulsa cop cleared in killing of unarmed black man resigns
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  27. How a Connecticut Nonprofit Aims to Foster Employment for Autism
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  29. US moves to seize $140 mn from Nigerian oil corruption
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  31. What Do The Big Banks Think Of Washington? To Find Out, Just Listen To Them
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  33. US Embassy: No need for diplomatic status for Russian center
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  35. Leader of Afghan IS branch killed in US strike: Pentagon
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  37. Justin Trudeau meets Syrian baby named after him
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  39. NASA video lets you soar over Pluto, and it's pretty amazing
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  1. As China Prepares for New Top Leaders, Women Are Still Shut Out
  2. SUMMARY: A group of lawyers and feminists is urging the Communist Party to promote more women to leadership positions at its congress this fall, but expectations are low.

  3. Arson Suspected in Fire in China That Killed at Least 22
  4. SUMMARY: A suspect was arrested in the blaze at a two-story house used as a workers’ dormitory in Jiangsu Province.

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  1. If You're Riding Through Hell . . .
  2. SUMMARY: Public works rot as politicians pay off unions and buy votes.

  3. An A for Activism on Campus
  4. SUMMARY: The latest trend in college grade inflation.

  5. Jamie Dimon Goes Off
  6. SUMMARY: The J.P. Morgan CEO savages Washington’s anti-growth culture.

  7. Protectionism vs. Free-Market Populism
  8. SUMMARY: What The Wall Street Journal’s editorial page learned from the 1920s and the 1980s.

  9. On Don Jr., the Media Can't Help Itself
  10. SUMMARY: The Trump-Russia conspiracy meme is a farce, not a scandal.

  11. Do Texas Lawmakers Want a State Bathroom Policy?
  12. SUMMARY: The lieutenant governor forced a special session to push a bill on transgender access to public restrooms.

  13. The Pride and Prejudice of 21st-Century Literary Critics
  14. SUMMARY: Was Jane Austen a ‘Secret Radical’? An angry subversive? It’s a novel idea, but not a true one.

  15. Victory, Sacrifice and Questions of 'Collusion'
  16. SUMMARY: Mosul is liberated, a fallen policewoman is mourned, and Donald Trump Jr. is exposed.

  17. Ethics for the D.C. Ethicists
  18. SUMMARY: Walter Shaub’s exit is the grandstanding of a pious political operator

  19. Trump Teaches Western Civ
  20. SUMMARY: It was a speech about values and traditions that neither Hillary Clinton nor any Democrat would give anymore.

  21. They're Not All Crazy
  22. SUMMARY: Center-left intellectuals blow the whistle on a Duke professor.

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  1. China Launches Probe Into Possible Xi Jinping Competitor
  2. SUMMARY: Sun Zhengcai, once seen at the forefront of China’s next-generation leadership, was removed as Chongqing party chief and is under investigation.

  3. Pakistan Set to Open Hearings in Sharif Case
  4. SUMMARY: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif faces a fight for his political survival this week, as Pakistan’s Supreme Court considers disqualifying him from office or putting him on trial on corruption charges.

  5. Jerusalem's Temple Mount Reopens After Attack
  6. SUMMARY: Israel reopened the Temple Mount on Sunday for worshipers amid heightened security, two days after closing access following the latest eruption of violence in Jerusalem’s Old City.

  7. Venezuelans Voice Opposition in Symbolic Vote
  8. SUMMARY: Venezuelans at home and abroad began voting Sunday in an unauthorized referendum staged by government opponents to defy President Nicolás Maduro and his plans to rewrite the country’s constitution.

  9. Wind Warnings Spark Evacuation Orders in Canada Forest Fires
  10. SUMMARY: Authorities in the Canadian west-coast province of British Columbia issued nearly a dozen evacuation orders this weekend as raging forest fires threatened to spread with high winds—some reaching over 40 miles an hour—set to hit the province’s central region.

  11. Singapore, a Model of Orderly Rule, Is Jolted by a Bitter Family Feud
  12. SUMMARY: A property battle among children of the city-state’s late founding father Lee Kuan Yew has burst into public view, drawing government attention and allegations of impropriety.

  13. First Woman to Win Math Equivalent of Nobel Prize Dies
  14. SUMMARY: Maryam Mirzakhani, who was awarded the Fields Medal for her work on complex geometry and dynamic systems, died after battling breast cancer.

  15. Activists Seek Wife of Late Chinese Nobel Laureate
  16. SUMMARY: Activists expressed concern for the wife of deceased Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo, as she remained out of touch with friends despite the government saying she is “free.”

  17. As Ukraine Fulfills Some European Aspirations, Obstacles Loom
  18. SUMMARY: Ukraine last week got a chance to show off its steps toward fulfilling its European aspirations, but persistent economic and political challenges make its path to the EU difficult.

  19. Beneath Helsinki, Finns Prepare for Russian Threat
  20. SUMMARY: As Moscow plans its biggest military exercise in years, its neighbor Finland is developing a subterranean city beneath Helsinki that forms a crucial line of defense for the capital.


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  1. Doctor Who Is A Woman: Jodie Whittaker Announced As 13th Time Lord In BBC Series
  2. SUMMARY: Actress Jodie Whittaker will succeed Peter Capaldi, becoming the first woman to play the role of the eccentric time-traveler.

  3. Federer Seizes Record 8th Wimbledon Title, Beating Cilic In Straight Sets
  4. SUMMARY: The win breaks a tie Federer, 35, held with Pete Sampras for the most wins at the legendary tournament. It adds to his record for most Grand Slam singles championships, which now stands at 19.

  5. London Police Charge 2 Teens With Numerous Crimes Over Acid Attacks
  6. SUMMARY: A 16-year-old faces five counts of attempted gross bodily harm. The growing trend of acid attacks also has Britain's government considering ways to increase penalties for the crime.

  7. Art Studio Helps Adults With Disabilities Turn Their Passion Into A Career
  8. SUMMARY: This art studio works with adults who have a disability of some kind to make their art their employment. But all this takes money. And the new health care bill may impact the studio's funding.

  9. If Prosecutors Investigate Trump Tower Meeting, Here's How They Might Tackle It
  10. SUMMARY: A former federal prosecutor told NPR one place to start in thinking about the potential legal ramifications of the meeting is to consider a possible conspiracy charge.

  11. Gonorrhea — AKA The Clap — Is Excellent At Resisting Antibiotics
  12. SUMMARY: The sexually transmitted disease is typically not fatal but can cause a lifetime of suffering. And the go-to drugs are increasingly less effective.

  13. In Chile, Many Regard Climate Change As The Greatest External Threat
  14. SUMMARY: Drought, floods and wildfires are signs that climate change has become a harsh reality for the 17 million people of Chile. Laguna de Aculeo used to be a booming summer playground, but not anymore.

  15. Teachers With Student Debt: The Struggle, The Causes And What Comes Next
  16. SUMMARY: More than 2,000 teachers responded to our survey. Some called their student loan debt "an albatross around my neck," others simply said, "Help!"

  17. 'Dirt Is Good': Why Kids Need Exposure To Germs
  18. SUMMARY: Should I use antibacterial soaps? How often should I bathe my child? Those are just some of the questions Jack Gilbert, a microbiome scientist, answers in his new book.

  19. Stress And Poverty May Explain High Rates Of Dementia In African-Americans
  20. SUMMARY: New research finds that African-Americans who grow up in harsh environments and have many stressful experiences are much more likely to develop Alzheimer's or some other form of dementia.

  21. McConnell: Senate Will 'Defer' Vote On Republican Health Care Bill
  22. SUMMARY: The Senate will postpone debate on the GOP bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act until Sen. John McCain returns to Washington.

  23. Trump Taps Washington Lawyer To Become White House Special Counsel Amid Russia Probes
  24. SUMMARY: Veteran attorney Ty Cobb is leaving private practice to join the president's staff at the White House and help the administration coordinate its response to the investigations into election meddling.

  25. Brazilian Court Tosses Criminal Case Against Olympic Swimmer Ryan Lochte
  26. SUMMARY: The court said that it dismissed the case after determining that Lochte's robbery claim made to NBC did not constitute filing of a fake report, a crime punishable by up to 18 months in prison.

  27. Brides Scramble For Dresses And Information After Alfred Angelo Stores Close Abruptly
  28. SUMMARY: The lawyer handling the bankruptcy case says she has received more than 7,000 emails from customers. Former brides are offering free dresses and tips — such as the phone numbers of seamstresses.

  29. Maryam Mirzakhani, Prize-Winning Mathematician, Dies At 40
  30. SUMMARY: Maryam Mirzakhani was the first woman to win the prestigious Fields Medal. She worked at Stanford University, which confirmed her death Saturday.

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  1. Sen. Mark Warner is dubious no one informed the President last year about a meeting with Russian lawyer
  2. SUMMARY: The top Democrat on the Senate intelligence committee said Sunday he did not believe no one told President Donald Trump about a meeting last year between top members of his campaign and a Russian lawyer.

  3. Trump defends son in tweetstorm
  4. SUMMARY: President Donald Trump defended his eldest son, Donald Trump Jr., on Twitter Sunday morning amid mounting questions about his son's meeting with a Russian lawyer during the 2016 campaign, implying a media double standard in its treatment of Hillary Clinton.

  5. The ever-changing story about Trump Jr.'s meeting
  6. SUMMARY: New revelations about Donald Trump Jr.'s meeting last summer with a Russian lawyer are continuing to surface a week after the revelation rocketed the President's eldest son to the center of allegations of collusion with Russia.

  7. Opinion: Prominent conservative voices doubt Trump on Russia
  8. SUMMARY: During the 2016 campaign, Donald Trump famously told the world that he could "stand in the middle of Fifth Avenue and "shoot somebody" and he wouldn't "lose any voters."

  9. Bernstein on Trump: We know there's a cover-up
  10. SUMMARY: Carl Bernstein, who was one of the reporters who uncovered the Watergate scandal, says that while we don't know if there is collusion or obstruction of justice committed by the Trump family, they seem to be open to subversion of the American electoral process.

  11. Grisly murders stun bucolic Pennsylvania community
  12. SUMMARY: Susan Coleman and her husband were enjoying a quiet afternoon in the pool last week when their bucolic stretch of Pennsylvania reverberated with gunfire.

  13. 7 dead after family gets caught in flood
  14. SUMMARY: Seven people are dead and three others missing after flash flooding swept away a family at a swimming hole in central Arizona, police say.

  15. 'Doctor Who' to get first female lead
  16. SUMMARY: BBC has made history with the selection of the newest star of "Doctor Who."

  17. Federer wins record 8th Wimbledon title
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  19. The apes beat the spider at box office
  20. SUMMARY: "War for the Planet of the Apes," the latest film in the rebooted franchise, brought in an estimated $56.5 million at the domestic box office this weekend.

  21. ISIS wife: It was like Tinder
  22. SUMMARY: CNN's Nick Paton Walsh speaks with the wives of ISIS in Syria. The women have been rounded up and are being held as ISIS sympathizers, but have not been charged with crimes.

  23. Iran sentences Iranian-American to 10 years
  24. SUMMARY: An Iranian-American has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for spying, Iran said Sunday.

  25. 'Walking Dead' stuntman dies after fall on set
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  27. Turkey's Erdogan promises to behead traitors
  28. SUMMARY: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan -- delivering feisty and stirring messages on the one-year anniversary of a failed coup aimed at unseating him -- lauded the popular resistance that helped stop the coup, and promised to decapitate "traitors," a sign that his harsh crackdown against his foes over the last 12 months will continue.

  29. McCain surgery delays health care vote in Senate
  30. SUMMARY: While fellow Republicans work next week on the new version of the health care bill, Sen. John McCain will be recovering in Arizona after having a blood clot from above his left eye removed.

  31. Governors skeptical after 'pretty atrocious' session with top Trump health officials
  32. SUMMARY: Governors confronted President Donald Trump's top health officials over the cost of the Republican health care push to their states in a tense, closed-door session here Saturday.

  33. Fox News host on Trump: Why all the lies?
  34. SUMMARY: Michael Smerconish asks if President Trump's base will change their positions after hearing prominent conservative voices in the media express concerns about how Donald Trump Jr. has handled reports that he met with a Russian lawyer in June 2016.

  35. Pink Floyd star defends his anti-Trump tour
  36. SUMMARY: An inflatable pig with Donald Trump's face on the side. Screens that show doctored images of the President throwing up. Photos of Trump with Russian President Vladimir Putin, as a big baby, and as Hitler.

  37. Kid Rock for Senate? Dems take it seriously
  38. SUMMARY: Musician Kid Rock is insisting his tweet about running for the Senate is no joke, and at least two high-profile Senate Democrats are taking him at his word.

  39. Zelizer: Kid Rock and our rocky future
  40. SUMMARY: It looks like everyone with a Wikipedia entry or a star on the Walk of Fame is thinking of running for public office these days and that's not necessarily good, writes Julian Zelizer

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  1. Scars of Turkey's failed coup run deep
  2. SUMMARY: Twelve months on from the attempted coup, residents in Ankara reflect on how their lives have changed -- and what they think the future will bring.

  3. A year after failed coup in Turkey, Erdogan says 'behead traitors'
  4. SUMMARY: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan -- delivering a feisty and stirring message on the one-year anniversary of a failed coup aimed at unseating him -- lauded the popular resistance that helped stop the brazen attempt against him and promised to decapitate "traitors," a sign that his harsh crackdown against his foes over the last 12 months will persist.

  5. Meet the mother who stood up to tanks
  6. SUMMARY: CNN's Gul Tuysuz talks with Safiye Bayat about her experience confronting soldiers during Turkey's failed coup.

  7. That huge iceberg should freak you out. Here's why
  8. SUMMARY: This week, a trillion-ton hunk of ice broke off Antarctica.

  9. 16 Hindu pilgrims killed when bus plummets into gorge in Kashmir
  10. SUMMARY: At least 16 Hindu pilgrims were killed Sunday when their bus veered off a national highway and plunged into a gorge in Indian-administered Kashmir, a local official said.

  11. Iranian-American sentenced to 10 years in Iran for spying
  12. SUMMARY: An Iranian-American was sentenced to 10 years in prison for spying, Iran said Sunday.

  13. 'Doctor Who' to get first female lead
  14. SUMMARY: BBC has made history with the selection of the newest star of "Doctor Who."

  15. Canada's Trudeau meets tiny namesake, the son of refugees
  16. SUMMARY: Things got awfully adorable at Canada's Calgary Stampede on Saturday.

  17. Beijing criticizes Indonesia renaming part of South China Sea
  18. SUMMARY: Indonesia has become the latest Southeast Asian nation to ruffle China's feathers over the South China Sea.

  19. Eight die in soccer stadium chaos
  20. SUMMARY: Eight people were killed and more than 40 were seriously injured after clashes at the end of a League Cup final football match at Demba Diop Stadium in Dakar, Senegal on Saturday.

  21. Lewis Hamilton triumphs as Sebastian Vettel hit by late puncture
  22. SUMMARY: Silverstone proved home from home again for Lewis Hamilton as a record-equaling fifth victory Sunday at the iconic British circuit saw him close the gap on F1 title leader Sebastian Vettel to just a single point.

  23. Even in death, China censors activist Liu Xiaobo
  24. SUMMARY: The global outpouring of grief and anguish over Liu Xiaobo's death stands in marked contrast to the muted reaction in his homeland.

  25. British baby Charlie Gard to be evaluated by US doctor
  26. SUMMARY: A British judge said Friday that Charlie Gard, the 11-month-old baby with a rare, terminal medical condition who has been the center of an ongoing legal battle, can be evaluated by a doctor from the United States.

  27. London acid attacks: 16-year-old charged with multiple offenses
  28. SUMMARY: One of two teenagers taken into custody after five men were attacked with acid in London will face multiple charges, including one count of grievous bodily harm, Metropolitan police said Saturday.

  29. Tourist killed by air blast from jet engines
  30. SUMMARY: A New Zealand tourist visiting St. Maarten was killed by the blast of air from a jet. She and many other tourists have gone to an area near the airport to experience the hurricane-force winds from the jets. CNN's Rene Marsh reports.

  31. 2 Israeli police officers killed in shooting in Jerusalem's Old City
  32. SUMMARY: Two Israeli police officers were killed in a shooting Friday in Jerusalem's Old City, just outside one of the world's most important religious sites.

  33. Bourdain goes drinking in Chiang Mai
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  35. Federer clinches historic eighth Wimbledon title
  36. SUMMARY: An ace at 3:52PM local British time turned Roger Federer into the greatest Wimbledon men's champion of all time.

  37. Garbine Muguruza overpowers Venus Williams
  38. SUMMARY: Trading blows from the baseline with Garbine Muguruza with two set points in hand to clinch the first set, it looked like Venus Williams was on the way to a historic sixth Wimbledon crown.

  39. Why Rufus the Hawk rules the roost on Centre Court
  40. SUMMARY: Roger Federer, Serena Williams, Pete Sampras: Wimbledon's historic Centre Court has been graced by the greatest champions in tennis.

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  1. Report: MH370 disappearance a criminal investigation, police chief says
  2. SUMMARY: The investigation into Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 is now classified as a criminal investigation, The Wall Street Journal reported, citing the Malaysian police chief.

  3. Ebola toll rises in 'unprecedented' outbreak
  4. SUMMARY: An outbreak of Ebola hemorrhagic fever in West Africa has spread to Guinea's capital and beyond its borders in an "unprecedented epidemic," a leading aid agency reported Monday.

  5. Republicans hit a nerve when it comes to Obamacare
  6. SUMMARY: Republicans are going all in, hoping that the payout is big. Like control of the Senate, big.

  7. Ukraine crisis: NATO suspends cooperation with Moscow
  8. SUMMARY: NATO will suspend "all practical civilian and military cooperation" with Russia because of its annexation of Crimea, saying it has seen no sign that Moscow was withdrawing troops from the Ukrainian border.

  9. Will Caesars impress with Las Vegas High Roller?
  10. SUMMARY: The 550-foot-tall High Roller has finally opened on the Las Vegas Strip.

  11. 'How I Met Your Mother' ends a legendary run
  12. SUMMARY: After 208 episodes, countless "legendarys!" and any number of pineapple incidents, slaps and slutty pumpkins, "How I Met Your Mother" came to an end Monday night.

  13. Unmanned drone crashes on South Korean border island
  14. SUMMARY: An unmanned drone crashed on a South Korean island near its disputed maritime border with the North, the country's defense ministry said Tuesday.

  15. Obamacare hits enrollment goal with 7.1 million sign-ups, President says
  16. SUMMARY: A last-minute enrollment surge enabled the White House to meet its original sign-up target for the Affordable Care Act, a surprising victory for the Obama administration after a rocky rollout of the program that has become a political hot potato for Democrats and a rallying cry for Republicans.

  17. Washington landslide death toll rises to 24; number of missing stands at 22
  18. SUMMARY: The grim death toll from the massive landslide in rural Washington rose Monday to 24 people, and the discovery of three more bodies means the list of those confirmed killed likely will rise soon, authorities said.

  19. Begala: I got a better deal through Obamacare
  20. SUMMARY: I signed up for health care through the Affordable Care Act last week.

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  1. Wimbledon 2017: Roger Federer beats Marin Cilic to win record eighth title
  2. SUMMARY: Roger Federer becomes the first man to win Wimbledon eight times and extends his record to 19 Grand Slam titles with victory over Croatia's Marin Cilic.

  3. Jodie Whittaker: Doctor Who's 13th Time Lord to be a woman
  4. SUMMARY: Broadchurch star Jodie Whittaker is named as the 13th Doctor - the first woman to take the role.

  5. Chancellor Philip Hammond hits back over public pay leaks
  6. SUMMARY: Public servants do get a "premium", Philip Hammond says, amid reports he described them as "overpaid".

  7. Lewis Hamilton wins record-equalling fifth British GP
  8. SUMMARY: Three-time world champion equals record set by Jim Clark and Alain Prost with dominate win at Silverstone.

  9. Senegal football stadium crush kills eight
  10. SUMMARY: Football fans describe the moment eight people died at a Senegal stadium.

  11. Tony Blair: I think Corbyn could be PM
  12. SUMMARY: Tony Blair stands by his criticism of Jeremy Corbyn, despite changing his mind on his chances of being PM.

  13. Europe-wide police operation busts horsemeat racket
  14. SUMMARY: Horsemeat unfit for human consumption was exported using forged documents, Spanish police found.

  15. Netanyahu in Paris to commemorate Vel d'Hiv deportation of Jews
  16. SUMMARY: The Israeli PM joins President Macron to commemorate a mass arrest of Jews in Nazi-occupied France.

  17. Wimbledon 2017: Jamie Murray & Martina Hingis win mixed doubles title
  18. SUMMARY: Jamie Murray and Martina Hingis beat defending champions Heather Watson and Henri Kontinen to win the Wimbledon mixed doubles title.

  19. Boy, 16, critical after moped and police car collide
  20. SUMMARY: A moped being ridden by three teenagers is in collision with a police car in London.

  21. Grenfell fire: McDonnell murder claim 'disgraceful' - Hammond
  22. SUMMARY: The chancellor criticised John McDonnell for saying victims were "murdered by political decisions".

  23. Dog survives after chasing stone off 150ft cliff
  24. SUMMARY: A lifeboat crew found cocker spaniel Indy at the foot of the cliff, bruised but otherwise unhurt.

  25. Tour de France 2017: Froome retains yellow jersey as Mollema wins stage 15
  26. SUMMARY: Britain's Chris Froome retains his 18-second overall lead at the Tour de France, as Bauke Mollema wins Sunday's 15th stage.

  27. Reading bedtime stories while on duty
  28. SUMMARY: A new app helps connect armed forces families by giving parents a chance to read stories while away from home.

  29. The women behind 10 Disney princesses gather
  30. SUMMARY: From Pocahontas to Moana, the voices of cartoon princesses spanning three decades have met.

  31. Robin Hood overwhelmed by Maid Marian charity fund
  32. SUMMARY: Nottingham's Robin Hood says money will go to charities that helped his wife, who died of cancer.

  33. Baby Justin Trudeau meets Canada's prime minister
  34. SUMMARY: The son of Syrian refugees was named after the politician as a thank you to their adopted country.

  35. Finland naked swimmers bid for biggest skinny dip record
  36. SUMMARY: Organisers say 789 people took part, beating the previous record set in Australia by three people.

  37. Human kindness and marsupial cuteness
  38. SUMMARY: It's not all doom and gloom - here are a few happy stories.

  39. 10 things we didn't know last week
  40. SUMMARY: How London Underground is trying to become more gender-neutral - and other news nuggets.

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  1. Liu Xiaobo: Chinese dissident's ashes scattered at sea
  2. SUMMARY: His wife attended his funeral but it is not clear whether she has been released from house arrest.

  3. Afghan ex-refugee makes global solo flight
  4. SUMMARY: Shaesta Waiz, who was born an Afghan refugee, says she aims to inspire other women.

  5. A mission to the Pacific plastic patch
  6. SUMMARY: A "raft" of plastic debris spanning more than 965,000 square miles is floating in the South Pacific.

  7. India court orders probe into Manipur killings
  8. SUMMARY: Federal police to investigate widespread claims of unlawful killings in insurgency-hit Manipur.

  9. China villagers launch Dutch court bid to retrieve mummy
  10. SUMMARY: Villagers sue a Dutch collector over an ancient mummified monk they say was stolen 22 years ago.

  11. Australian senator quits over New Zealand dual citizenship
  12. SUMMARY: Australian Greens politician Scott Ludlam resigns after discovering his dual nationality.

  13. Hong Kong court disqualifies pro-democracy lawmakers
  14. SUMMARY: The four are accused of using their oath of office to criticise Beijing and demand more HK rights.

  15. Australian PM seeks access to encrypted messages
  16. SUMMARY: The country's leader says the internet cannot be a "dark place" for criminals to communicate.

  17. India alarm over rising tiger deaths
  18. SUMMARY: Wildlife activists accuse Indian authorities of secrecy around steadily rising tiger deaths.

  19. Melbourne fire: Hazardous smoke forces evacuations
  20. SUMMARY: Four people are taken to hospital due to hazardous smoke from a blaze "the size of a sports field".

  21. Amazon warehouse firm GLP bought for $11.7bn
  22. SUMMARY: The sale of GLP to a China-led consortium will be one of Asia's biggest ever private equity buyouts.

  23. Sint Maarten jet engine blast kills New Zealand woman
  24. SUMMARY: A New Zealander has died after the force of a jet take-off knocked her down on Sint Maarten.

  25. Naadam: Mongolia puts on its 'manly games' festival
  26. SUMMARY: Wrestling, racing and a spot of bone-flicking - it's all part of the summer festival of Naadam.

  27. China mall introduces 'husband storage' pods for shopping wives
  28. SUMMARY: A Chinese mall creates "husband storage” pods for wives to leave their partners.

  29. Thai farmers race buffalo in mud-filled spectacle
  30. SUMMARY: Farmers in Thailand pit their prize buffaloes against each other in a racing competition.

  31. Why are young Kyrgyz brides barely Stayin' Alive?
  32. SUMMARY: A Kyrgyz student's feminist protest video against marrying young has gone viral.

  33. The Indian film where the word 'cow' is banned
  34. SUMMARY: Why India's censors say the word "cow" must be removed from a documentary.

  35. Parts of China pounded by storms
  36. SUMMARY: Heavy rain and thunderstorms have lashed parts of China, causing water logging and traffic disruption.

  37. Killing of Qandeel Baloch
  38. SUMMARY: The story of Qandeel Baloch's murder by her brother began with selfies with a prominent Muslim cleric.

  39. Crackdown
  40. SUMMARY: China's crackdown on what it calls "abnormal" sexual activity has triggered a backlash online.


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  1. Disqualification of lawmakers shows up the hypocrisy of the pan-dems
  2. SUMMARY: The need to protect the rule of law and an independent judiciary has been a major pan-democratic cause. But now that a High Court case has turned against four pan-democratic legislators, it’s odd that they and their allies feel not the slightest shame in denouncing and disobeying the judgment. Do they only respect court rulings that turn their way? “Long Hair” Leung Kwok-hung, Nathan Law Kwun-chung, Lau Siu-lai and Edward Yiu Chung-yim have been disqualified as lawmakers for...

  3. High-flier in Chinese politics under investigation ahead of power reshuffle, sources say
  4. SUMMARY: A top contender for a role in China’s next leadership is being investigated by the anti-graft agency of the Communist Party, according to people familiar with the matter. Sun Zhengcai, at 53 the youngest member of the party’s 25-strong Politburo, is suspected of “serious violation of party discipline”, according to a source in Chongqing. He was removed as party boss of the city on Saturday. The development could have a significant impact on the ­upcoming...

  5. Carrie Lam issues action call in Hong Kong hospitals’ flu crisis
  6. SUMMARY: The city’s leader has called on the Hospital Authority to come up with urgent measures “very soon” to ease pressure on public hospitals grappling with a flu crisis that has killed 157 so far. Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor made the ­request on Sunday after visiting Queen Elizabeth Hospital, where she saw its overwhelmed accident and emergency unit in action. Two-year-old girl fighting for her life as Hong Kong summer flu season hits She was told patients with...

  7. Singapore gets on board China’s Silk Road push as ties get back on track
  8. SUMMARY: Singapore’s rocky relations with China are “on track” with plans for high-level official visits and upgrades to a free-trade pact. Singapore also planned to ­expand its involvement in the “Belt and Road Initiative”, China’s ambitious project to revive trade along ancient Silk Road routes, the city state’s prime minister, Lee Hsien Loong, said at the two-day FutureChina business forum last week. Asked about the state of ties between the two...

  9. How US Vice President Mike Pence is walking a tightrope over tenacious Trump scandals
  10. SUMMARY: Mike Pence is the loyal wingman, the discreet figure who rises above the Washington fray. But as the Russia scandal encroaches ever further on Donald Trump’s White House, the vice-president is also walking a political high wire. The 58-year-old former governor of Indiana is currently the man closest to the US presidency. As the troubles of his boss grow deeper by the day, ensnared in a widening investigation into his campaign ties to Russia, experts say the 48th US vice-president remains...

  11. Facebook says users’ rights at risk as it fights government access order
  12. SUMMARY: Major technology companies and civil liberties groups have joined Facebook in a closed courtroom battle over secret government access to social media records. Facebook is fighting a court ­order that prohibits it from letting users know when law enforcement investigators ask to search their political communications – a ban Facebook says tramples First Amendment protections of the company and individuals. Most of the details of the case in the US capital are under wraps, but the timing...

  13. Complaints against Hong Kong teacher who swore at police upheld ... four years after protest
  14. SUMMARY: A primary school teacher caught on camera swearing at police over their handling of a dispute between activists of the Falun Gong spiritual movement and opponents in 2013 was found to have breached professional codes of conduct. After a four-year wait, Alpais Lam Wai-sze said she finally received the letter from the Education Bureau on Friday stating that three complaints filed to the teachers’ disciplinary board claiming she had breached the code had been substantiated. The code says...

  15. Manhunt in China after 22 killed in arson attack on dormitory
  16. SUMMARY: Police in China have arrested one person over a suspected arson attack on a dormitory that left 22 people dead in Changshu, Jiangsu province, early on Sunday. A manhunt was under way for other suspects. The fire broke out at about 4.30am and quickly engulfed the two-storey brick house in Hushan township rented to a nearby restaurant to house staff, The Beijing News reported. Jiangsu police said the doors to the house had been locked from the outside, trapping most of the occupants inside....

  17. Hong Kong pan-democrats list ways Carrie Lam could mend ties after ouster of four lawmakers
  18. SUMMARY: Hong Kong’s pan-democrats have suggested some ways the city’s new leader could try to mend ties with their camp after her good start suddenly went sour over a court ruling unseating four pro-democracy lawmakers. While the lawsuit was orchestrated by former leader Leung Chun-ying, the camp argued that Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor had the responsibility as well as ample room to atone for the move which they likened to a “declaration of war” upon Hongkongers...

  19. Hong Kong pupils set world record for biggest 3D printed sculpture display
  20. SUMMARY: Hong Kong secondary school pupils have set a Guinness World Record for the largest display of a 3D-printed sculpture with a giant model of the harbourfront. The 35 square metre creation comprises 1,214 3D-printed items and was made as part of the continuing 20th anniversary celebrations of the city’s return to Chinese rule. Some 1,236 students from 123 secondary schools took part in the competition, organised by the Hong Kong Productivity Council. There were 236 entries with the top four...

  21. Though now little more than scrap of paper, South China Sea ruling has gone down in history
  22. SUMMARY: About one year ago a five-judge tribunal based at the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague announced its decision in a case filed by the Philippines in 2013 against China over their disputed claims in the South China Sea. It came after a stand-off between the two countries over the Scarborough Shoal the previous year; China ultimately seized the shoal from Manila’s control and maintains a presence there to this day. The case brought before the tribunal concerned maritime...

  23. Two arrested after illegal worker found electrocuted in Hong Kong factory
  24. SUMMARY: An illegal worker and his employer were both arrested in Hong Kong on Sunday after their colleague – also an illegal worker – was electrocuted while repairing the air-conditioning system in a factory. A police spokesman said the force received a report at 9.07am that a 26-year-old worker had fainted at a pharmaceutical factory on 1 Wang Fu Street, Yuen Long. Paramedics arrived at the scene shortly and found him unconscious. He was sent to Pok Oi Hospital in Yuen Long but was...

  25. Firefighters buzzing after clearing huge bees nest from Chinese man’s home
  26. SUMMARY: Firefighters were called to a house in central China recently to remove a large bees nest that had been formed under the floorboards, local media reported. The owner of the property, a man surnamed Zhang, said he noticed large numbers of the flying insects buzzing through his home in Wuhan, capital of Hubei province, over a period of about 10 days, Wuhan Evening News reported on Saturday. The existential threat facing the honey bee, and what it means for us After failing to determine where they...

  27. Bollywood's biggest stars take over New York stadium with song, dance, glitz and glamour for 18th annual India film awards
  28. SUMMARY: India’s biggest Bollywood stars led a triumphant celebration of dance, music and fashion at the International Indian Film Academy awards on Saturday, cheered by thousands of ecstatic fans just outside New York. The five-hour show at an American football stadium in New Jersey, where the glittering Manhattan skyline was visible from the parking lot, was a riot of colour, glitz and stunning dance routines. Best picture went to Neerja, a thriller based on the true story of a purser who...

  29. Wild boar shot dead by police sniper after wandering into housing estate in eastern China
  30. SUMMARY: A wild boar had to be shot dead by a police sniper after it wandered into a housing estate in eastern China, posing a threat to residents, local media reported. Second wild boar encounter over weekend as four animals subdued in Aberdeen, Hong Kong The giant beast was first spotted by a security guard about 4am on Friday morning as it walked through the grounds of the estate in Nanjing, capital of Jiangsu province, Yangtze Evening News reported on Saturday. Concerned about residents’...

  31. Search no more: Skilled retirees seeking fulfilling jobs get a leg up with Hong Kong start-up
  32. SUMMARY: Hong Kong digital marketer Priyanka Gothi watched her mother struggle with forced retirement after decades working as a school teacher in India. “She is one of the most active people that I know; you can’t pin her down in one place, you literally have to take stuff away from her,” Gothi said. “[My family] thought [retirement] would be a good break for her, but that’s not how she [saw] it.” At 60 years old, Gothi’s mother considered herself to be a...

  33. The US, China are more aligned on North Korea than previously known, Clinton’s speech shows
  34. SUMMARY: An outbreak of war or hostilities on the Korean peninsula will be the wild card catastrophe for markets and our lives in Asia. Plenty of columnists have already been playing armchair generals, trying to assess the strategies and outcomes. However, few have looked into what realpolitik is being played by the participants. Determining what is the genuine policy governing the relationship model with North Korea is more helpful in determining what constitutes a return to stability, versus a “...

  35. Shell companies are bad for Hong Kong’s market reputation, SFC chairman says
  36. SUMMARY: Carlson Tong Ka-shing, chairman of Hong Kong’s Securities & Futures Commission (SFC) since October 2012, started out with a small accounting firm in Britain, earning just £10 per week, while training as a chartered accountant. From humble beginnings, he rose to be KPMG Asia-Pacific chairman before retiring in 2011, handling big company audits and initial public offerings along the way. But before becoming the top enforcer for new listings in Hong Kong, Tong was warned by close...

  37. Motorbike rider stopped by police in southern China dances, kicks his way to freedom
  38. SUMMARY: A motorcyclist in southern China reacted in a rather unusual way to being stopped by police at the weekend: he performed an elaborate dance and then karate kicked one of the officers. According to a report by, the man, who was not identified, was stopped as part of a routine check while crossing a major road junction in Haikou, capital of Hainan province, on Saturday morning. A video of the incident published on the site shows him being questioned by three police officers who have...

  39. China’s central bank maintains accommodative lending policy to support economy
  40. SUMMARY: While major central banks in the West have begun to pull back from pouring cash into the economy to drive growth, the People’s Bank of China seems unlikely to tighten its credit policy any time soon. On Wednesday, the Bank of Canada raised its benchmark interest rate by a quarter of a point to 0.75 per cent, its first increase since 2010. In doing so, Canada became the first Group of Seven nation to follow the US Federal Reserve in raising the cost of borrowing for businesses and...

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