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Palestinian mourners carry the body of 23 year-old Hamas fighter, Ahmad Morjan, mourn at the family home during his funeral, in the Jabaliya refugee camp, Northern Gaza Strip, Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018. The Israeli military said it targeted a Hamas military post in northern Gaza after militants opened fire, and Hamas said two of its fighters were killed. (AP Photo/Khalil Hamra)
August 07, 2018 - 8:14 am
JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military said Tuesday it struck a Hamas military post in the Gaza Strip in response to militant fire at Israeli troops, while Hamas said two of its fighters were killed after taking part in a gunfire parade inside a militant camp. The incident took place amid Egyptian...
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FILE - In this May 20, 2018, file photo,Icon award winner Janet Jackson performs a medley at the Billboard Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. Jackson, John Legend, The Weeknd and Shawn Mendes are among the artists slated to appear at the 2018 Global Citizen Festival. The event will take place on Sept. 29 on the Great Lawn in New York City’s Central Park. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
August 07, 2018 - 7:38 am
NEW YORK (AP) — John Legend, Janet Jackson, The Weeknd and Shawn Mendes are among the artists slated to appear at the 2018 Global Citizen Festival. The event will take place on Sept. 29 on the Great Lawn in New York City's Central Park. Janelle Monae and Cardi B, who gave birth in July, will also...
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In this combination photo, Hilary Swank accepts the Oscar for best actress for her role in "Boys Don't Cry" during the 72nd Academy Awards in Los Angeles on March 26, 2000, left, and Jared Leto poses with his Oscar for best supporting actor for "Dallas Buyer Club" at the 2014 Vanity Fair Oscar Party in West Hollywood, Calif., on March 2, 2014. Swank and Leto portrayed transgender characters. (AP Photo)
August 07, 2018 - 7:10 am
NEW YORK (AP) — When actress Scarlett Johansson reversed course recently and canceled plans to play a transgender man in the film "Rub & Tug," transgender actors like Scott Turner Schofield were gratified — and pleasantly surprised. After years of watching non-trans stars win accolades —...
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Passengers wait in a hall of terminal 1 of the Frankfurt, Germany, Airport, Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018 after parts of a terminal were evaucated over concerns that at least one person may have entered the facility's security area unchecked. (Boris Roessler/dpa via AP)
August 07, 2018 - 7:08 am
BERLIN (AP) — Police evacuated part of a terminal at Germany's busiest airport Tuesday after a security official mistakenly allowed a French family that hadn't completed required security checks into a secure area. Federal police stopped flights from boarding and kept passengers out of area A of...
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Jim Carrey participates in the "Kidding" panel during the Showtime Television Critics Association Summer Press Tour at The Beverly Hilton hotel on Thursday, Aug. 2, 2018, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP)
August 07, 2018 - 7:07 am
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Jim Carrey says his cartoons pillorying the Trump administration are a civilized response to what he called an unfolding "nightmare." Carrey told a TV critics' meeting Monday that his sketches may veer into crassness but are a creative way to express his political...
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August 07, 2018 - 6:26 am
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — An EU Union official says Romania will receive 59 million euros ($68 million) to modernize shipping routes along the River Danube. Corina Cretu, European Commissioner for Regional Policy, said in a Tuesday statement that the money from the EU's cohesion funds would unlock...
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FILE- In this June 29, 2018, photo, passengers wait for baggage at McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas. As summer vacationers start to pack up and head home, Congress is considering a sweeping tally of proposals that could affect travelers, from dictating seat size and legroom to rolling back rules that require airlines to advertise the full price of a ticket. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
August 07, 2018 - 6:24 am
As summer vacationers start to pack up and head home, Congress is considering a sweeping tally of proposals that could affect travelers, from dictating seat size and legroom to rolling back rules that require airlines to advertise the full price of a ticket. The current law authorizing operations...
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In this photo taken Friday, Aug. 3, 2018, Philippe Hujoel, a dentist and University of Washington professor, holds a toothbrush and toothpaste as he poses for a photo in an office at the school in Seattle. Dental health experts worry that more people are using toothpaste that skips the most important ingredient - the fluoride - and leaves them at a greater risk of cavities. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
August 07, 2018 - 6:13 am
Dental health experts worry that more people are using toothpaste that skips the most important ingredient — fluoride — and leaves them at a greater risk of cavities. Most toothpastes already contain fluoride. While health authorities recognize fluoride as a cavity blocker, the internet is dotted...
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FILE - In this file photo dated March 29, 2016, Ola cabs wait for customers in Kolkata, India. In a company announcement issued Tuesday Aug. 7, 2018, Indian ride-hailing service Ola said it plans to launch in the U.K., following its launch in Australia. (AP Photo/ Bikas Das, FILE)
August 07, 2018 - 5:26 am
LONDON (AP) — Indian ride-hailing service Ola is stepping up its international expansion with plans to launch in the U.K., its second overseas market. The company said Tuesday it has won operating licenses for South Wales and Greater Manchester. It plans to start services in South Wales next month...
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August 07, 2018 - 5:22 am
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Democratic U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez says President Donald Trump's attack on NBA star LeBron James is part of a larger pattern of racist behavior. Menendez wrote in a tweet Monday that Trump wouldn't have questioned James' intelligence or charity work if he were white...
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