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Hong Kong protests condemned by China as 'horrendous' as state media calls on 'forceful' action to end unrest
Another weekend of violent clashes between protestors and police in Hong Kong spurred officials in China on Monday to blame Western forces for the strife -- while also calling for authorities to take more "forceful" action to restore order in the city.
Russian opposition leader may have been poisoned, doctor says
Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny remained hospitalized for a second day on Monday after his physician said he may have been poisoned.
Drug-resistant superbug spreading in Europe's hospitals
Superbugs resistant to emergency antibiotics are spreading in hospitals, a Europe-wide study shows.
West Bank settler wines 'not made in Israel' Canadian federal court rules
Wines produced by West Bank settlers cannot be labeled 'Products of Israel,' Canada’s Federal Court ruled on Monday.
Egypt, Jordan leaders hold talks over Israeli-Palestinian peace
Egypt’s President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi and Jordan’s King Abdullah II met on Monday to discuss efforts to end the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, reaffirming their support for a two-state solution, Sissi’s office said.
Leaked UN report blasts UNRWA leadership as corrupt
An 'inner circle' at the top of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) is being accused of abusing authority for their personal gain, a confidential report from the United Nations office of ethics that was leaked to the Qatari Al Jazeera network claims.
’Zionist Occupation,’ Call To ‘Martyrdom’ Still Central Focus of Palestinian Education
The new Palestinian Authority textbooks have not changed much from the virulent antisemitism of the older editions, according to Algemeiner.
Inside the United States
Senate bows to Trump vetoes, allows Saudi arms sales
The Senate failed Monday in a bid to override a trio of vetoes issued by President Donald Trump, allowing the administration to move forward with plans to sell billions of dollars of weapons to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates.
Trump administration, Democrats make progress on new NAFTA
Congressional Democrats appear to be moving from 'no way' to 'maybe' on President Donald Trump’s rewrite of a trade pact with Canada and Mexico.
Capital One reveals historic data breach after FBI arrests Seattle suspect
Capital One revealed a massive data breach today that affected more than 100 million people, exposing credit card applications, bank account information and Social Security numbers in possibly the biggest bank breach ever.
Trump Meets with 20 Pastors at White House to Discuss Inner City Issues
Facing growing accusations of racism for his incendiary tweets, President Donald Trump lashed out at his critics Monday and sought to deflect the criticism by labeling Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-MD) as a racist. He also expanded his attacks on the Rev. Al Sharpton, a prominent Cummings defender, who held a press conference in Baltimore to condemn the president.
3 More Nigerian Christians Dead, 75 Houses Burned With Food Stores as Muslim Fulani Herdsmen Attacks Continue 'Without Resistance' by Government
Three Christians were killed in mid-July by Muslim Fulani Herdsmen attacks in North-Central Nigeria, among them a pregnant mother of two.
Chinese Students Told Parents Won’t Want Them Anymore If They Practice Xie Jiao Christianity
The extent of anti-Christian indoctrination in Chinese schools came to light recently in a testimony published by Bitter Winter, which detailed the way Christian children are being turned against their parents.