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Pakistan asks U.N. Security Council to meet on Kashmir crisis
Pakistan has called for an emergency meeting of the United Nations Security Council, saying India's revoking of autonomous status to its section of disputed Kashmir poses a threat to the peace and security of South Asia.
Hong Kong protesters clash with riot police armed with pepper spray at airport
Pro-democracy protesters clashed with riot police at Hong Kong's airport Tuesday night, after demonstrators shut down operations at the airport for the second straight day, flooding the main terminal in an attack likened by Chinese officials to 'terrorism'.
China's economy worsens in July, industrial growth at 17-year low as trade war escalates
China’s economy stumbled more sharply than expected in July, with industrial output growth cooling to a more than 17-year low, as the intensifying U.S. trade war took a heavier toll on businesses and consumers.
Rabbis Claim Foxes on Temple Mount Are Sign of ‘Jerusalem Returning To Its Former Glory,’ Harbinger of Forthcoming Temple
Foxes were spotted walking on the Temple Mount in Jerusalem last Thursday, fulfilling a prophecy from Lamentations just days before the Tisha B’Av fast that commemorates the destruction of both temples.
US Army inks Iron Dome deal
The contract to purchase two Iron Dome systems for the U.S. Army’s interim cruise missile defense capability has been finalized, according to the deputy in charge of the service’s air and missile defense modernization efforts.
Inside the United States
'Operation Independence Day': FBI's Month-long Sweep Targets Sex Traffickers, Recovers More Than 100 Minors
Dozens of sex traffickers across the country have been arrested as a result of a month-long operation led by the FBI. The investigation has also led to the identification and recovery of more than 100 juveniles.
Trump Admin To Enforce Ban Blocking Clinics from Abortion Referrals
The Trump administration is moving forward with plans to enforce a ban that blocks abortion clinics that receive federal funding from referring women for abortions.
Federal judge sides with transgender student in Va. bathroom case
A federal judge ruled Friday that a Virginia school district's policy preventing transgender student Gavin Grimm from using boys' bathroom facilities violates the U.S. Constitution, the latest ruling in a case remanded to lower courts by the U.S. Supreme Court.
Kenyan Muslims, ‘At Risk To Their Own Lives,’ Protect Christians from Planned Terrorist Attack
Christians were spared from a planned terrorist attack in Kenya when their Muslim neighbors stepped in on their behalf.