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Israel began removing metal detectors from entrances to a major Jerusalem shrine early Tuesday morning to defuse a crisis over the site that angered the Muslim world and triggered some of the worst Israeli-Palestinian clashes in years.

At least one thing is known about the meeting between presidents Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin: They met.

The parents of critically ill baby Charlie Gard wept as they dropped their legal bid yesterday to send him to the United States for an experimental medical treatment, acknowledging that the window of opportunity to help him had closed.

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The driver of a broiling tractor-trailer found packed with immigrants outside a Walmart in San Antonio was charged yesterday in the deaths of 10 of his passengers and could face the death penalty.

The leader of the US manufacturer of the panels outside a London apartment tower where at least 80 people died in a fire says his company quit selling them for high-rises because it can't control how they are installed.

US stock indexes dipped yesterday, ahead of a busy week of corporate earnings reports and a meeting of the Federal Reserve. Global stock markets were mixed, while the price of oil rose.

Sweden's prime minister said yesterday that a security leak in the transport agency two years ago was "a disaster" and had exposed the country and its citizens to possible injury.

A diplomatic standoff between Israel and Jordan over a deadly shooting at Israel's embassy in the kingdom once again tests the strategic, if turbulent ties forged in a 1994 peace treaty.

The International Monetary is more optimistic about the economy of the 19-country eurozone after a run of elections saw populist politicians defeated and risks to its outlook abated.

A new book by a former South African military doctor that documents Nelson Mandela's medical treatments before his 2013 death violates doctor-patient confidentiality, according to some relatives of the anti-apartheid leader and Nobel laureate.

Taliban fighters overran a second district headquarters in as many days on yesterday, this one in western Ghor province, the provincial police chief said.

The city of Madrid has asked Spain's anti-trust watchdog to investigate whether Uber's new airport transport service violates fair competition laws.

Turkey's president has arrived in Saudi Arabia to begin a three-nation tour aimed at helping to forge a resolution to the diplomatic crisis between Qatar and four of its Arab neighbors.

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