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Thousands rally to demand resignation of Puerto Rico governor

Musicians Ricky Martin, Bad Bunny and Residente rallied the crowd late Wednesday urging them to remain united as they call for Rosello to step down. The political turmoil comes at a critical stage in the U.S. commonwealth's historic bankruptcy and...

UK lawmakers back bid to hamper a no-deal Brexit

Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to succeed Prime Minister Theresa May next week, has said Britain must leave the European Union on October 31 with or without a deal. He has refused to rule out suspending, or proroguing, parliament to prevent...

Former Pakistani PM Abbasi arrested by anti-graft agency

No details on the reason for the arrest were given, but a copy of the arrest warrant shared by Abbasi's Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) party, indicated that he was accused of "corruption and corrupt practices". Abbasi, who served for...

India calls on Pakistan to release convicted ‘spy’ after World Court orders review

The World Court on Wednesday (July 17) ordered Pakistan to review the death penalty given in 2017 to Jadhav. The 16-judge panel said Pakistan has to provide an "effective review" of the case and added that a "continued stay...

Fifteen migrants killed, 52 wounded in southeast Turkey bus crash

The minibus carrying the migrants went off the road and rolled into a ditch in the southern province of Van. The destination of the bus and the nationalities of the migrants were not immediately clear. Turkish broadcaster NTV quoted Van...

At least 33 feared dead after suspected arson attack on Japanese animation studio

And the main suspect is a man who shouted "Die" as he doused the building with petrol. Authorities said scores were also injured when the building was torched. The studio produces popular series such as "Sound! Euphonium." Its "Free! Road to...

Prosecutors drop sex assault case against actor Kevin Spacey

Prosecutors said they made the decision to drop the felony indecent assault and battery charge against the Oscar winner after the alleged victim invoked his right under the U.S. Constitution against giving self-incriminating testimony. Spacey's lawyers had previously accused the...

Pakistan FM claims victory after World Court decision on ‘spy’ death sentence

The court ordered Pakistan to review the death penalty given in 2017 to Kulbhushan Sudhir Jadhav who was convicted of being a spy. The 16-judge panel said Pakistan has to provide an "effective review" of the case and added that...

Sketches released from Chapo sentencing

They showed Guzman waving goodbye to his wife, Emma Coronel Aispuro, during a day in which he listened to teary statements offered by witnesses. Federal Judge, Brian Cogan, ordered Guzman to forfeit $12.6 billion in a hearing in federal court...

Five years on, families call for justice for victims of MH17

Flight MH17 was shot down on July 17, 2014 over territory held by pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine. International investigators last month identified four suspects they believed were responsible for taking a Russian-made missile into the area aimed at shooting...

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HPD officer retires after racist social media posts

HOUSTON – HPD officer Chad Ellis, has resigned from his line of duty after racially offensive posts...

Motorcyclist struck by a car in Baytown

BAYTOWN - An investigation is underway after a man was struck and killed on West Baker last night. Baytown...

Houston artist creates a mural in honor of Vanessa Guillen

HOUSTON - Houston mom and son duo paired up again to create a mural in honor of the missing Fort Hood soldier,...

Officers charged in botched Harding Street raid

HARRIS COUNTY – Multiple officers have been charged in connection to the Harding Street raid that left two deceased.

Trump says jobs report proves U.S. economy ‘roaring back’

U.S. President Donald Trump at a press briefing on Thursday (July 2) celebrated a government report showing the country gained 4.8 million...