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Hope Hicks named White House’s interim communications director

Aug. 16 (UPI) -- President Donald Trump named his longtime aide, Hope Hicks, as interim White House communications director Wednesday. Hicks, the assistant to president and director of strategic...

More than 300 dead, 700 missing after Sierra Leone mudslide

Aug. 15 (UPI) -- The death toll from heavy flooding and mudslides in Sierra Leone increased to at least 300 dead and 700 missing, officials said Tuesday. A hillside...

Drunk American tourist punched after giving Nazi salute in Germany

Aug. 13 (UPI) -- An American tourist was punched after drunkenly giving the Nazi salute several times on the streets of Dresden, Germany, over the weekend. The incident occurred...

More than a dozen reported dead in Kenyan election protests

Aug. 12 (UPI) -- Violent protests have erupted across Kenya following the reelection of President Uhuru Kenyatta on Friday. Some have turned deadly. As many as 24 people have...

U.S. jobless claims increase by 3,000

Aug. 10 (UPI) -- The U.S. Department of Labor said Thursday the number of applications for first-time unemployment benefits increased by thousands in the first week of August. The...

James Mattis warns North Korea to stand down or face ‘destruction of its people’

Aug. 9 (UPI) -- Defense Secretary James Mattis on Wednesday warned North Korea to stop its pursuit of nuclear weapons or face the end of Pyongyang's regime and...
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Iraqi ship sinks after collision, at least four sailors dead: state TV

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - An Iraqi ship sank on Saturday after a collision with another vessel in Iraq's territorial waters, killing at least four...

Spain hunts for driver in van rampage, says Islamist cell dismantled

RIPOLL/BARCELONA, Spain (Reuters) - Police were searching on Saturday for the driver of a van that killed 13 people when it plowed into...