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14 August 2022, Egypt, Gize: Security personnel stand at the cordoned scene where a massive fire br...
Mostafa Salem, Eyad Kourdi, Jorge Engels and Hira Humayun, CNN

Children among dozens killed in Egypt church fire

Children are among at least 41 people killed, and 14 injured after a fire broke out at a church in Giza's Imbaba neighborhood in greater Cairo on Sunday, according to a spokesperson for the Egyptian Coptic Church citing health officials.
1 day ago
Mar-a-Lago...
By Evan Perez, Gabby Orr and Pamela Brown, CNN

Feds removed documents from Mar-a-Lago in June with grand jury subpoena

(CNN) — The FBI search at Mar-a-Lago this week came months after federal investigators served an earlier grand jury subpoena and took away sensitive national security documents from former President Donald Trump’s property during a June meeting, people familiar with the matter tell CNN. Investigators executed Monday’s search in part because they had developed evidence, […]
4 days ago
Beluga whale France...
Pierre Bairin, Amandine Hess and Radina Gigova, CNN

Beluga whale rescued from Seine River euthanized in transit

The Beluga whale had been stuck in the freshwater lock at St.-Pierre-La-Garenne, some 45 miles northwest of Paris, since August 2.
5 days ago
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ERIC TUCKER Associated Press

Iranian operative charged in plot to murder John Bolton

Shahram Poursafi is wanted by the FBI on charges related to the murder-for-hire plot, which the U.S. assumes was in retaliation for a U.S. airstrike that killed a powerful general in Iran.
5 days ago
driverless taxi...
Catherine Thorbecke, CNN Business

Tech giant gets permits for first fully driverless taxi service in China

In the U.S., robotaxi offerings remain extremely sparse and ridehailing giants like Uber and Lyft have abandoned in-house self-driving taxi efforts.
6 days ago
coronavirus aid package congressional races utah...
Alex Rogers, Clare Foran, Ali Zaslav and Manu Raju, CNN

Senate passes Democrats’ sweeping health care and climate bill

Democrats drove their election-year economic package toward Senate approval early Sunday, debating a measure with less ambition than President Joe Biden’s original domestic vision but that touches deep-rooted party dreams of slowing global warming, moderating pharmaceutical costs and taxing immense corporations.
8 days ago
Utah COVID update...
Michael Lee, CTVNews.ca writer

Long-term COVID symptoms persist in 1 in 8 adult patients, study says

The study, published in peer-review journal The Lancet, looked at groups of adults diagnosed with COVID-19 as well as those who were uninfected, and examined whether they developed new or worsening disease symptoms
9 days ago
stray cat video game...
THALIA BEATY Associated Press

‘Stray’ cat video game brings some benefits to real cats

Gamers who are playing 'Stray" are also helping fundraising platforms raise money for local animal shelters.
10 days ago
WNBA star and two-time Olympic gold medalist Brittney Griner is escorted to a courtroom for a heari...
Anna Chernova, Zahra Ullah, Masha Angelova and Eric Levenson, CNN

WNBA star Brittney Griner sentenced to 9 years in Russian jail for drug smuggling

American WNBA star Brittney Griner was convicted and sentenced to 9 years in jail on Thursday for smuggling drugs with criminal intent.
11 days ago
AI photos...
Rachel Metz, CNN Business

AI made these stunning images. Here’s why experts are worried

Originally Published: 30 JUN 22 08:12 ET Updated: 02 AUG 22 12:00 ET   (CNN) — A million bears walking on the streets of Hong Kong. A strawberry frog. A cat made out of spaghetti and meatballs. These are just a few of the text descriptions that people have fed to cutting-edge artificial intelligence systems […]
13 days ago
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HUIZHONG WU and EILEEN NG Associated Press

US House Speaker Pelosi arrives in Taiwan, defying Beijing

Pelosi's visit has triggered increased tension between China and the United States. China claims Taiwan as part of its territory.
13 days ago
Strike on al Qaeda leader...
The Associated Press

Watching al-Qaida chief’s ‘pattern of life’ key to his death

WASHINGTON (AP) — As the sun was rising in Kabul on Sunday, two Hellfire missiles fired by a U.S. drone ended Ayman al-Zawahri’s decade-long reign as the leader of al-Qaida. The seeds of the audacious counterterrorism operation had been planted over many months. U.S. officials had built a scale model of the safe house where al-Zawahri had […]
14 days ago
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Zoe Sottile, CNN

A Greenland shark found in Belize, thousands of miles from home

This is the first time a Greenland shark has been found in the western Caribbean, off the world's second longest barrier reef.
14 days ago
In this photo provided by the Ukrainian Infrastructure Ministry Press Office, the Razoni cargo ship...
SUSIE BLANN and SUZAN FRASER Associated Press

1st ship carrying Ukrainian grain leaves the port of Odesa

In an interview with Turkey's state-run Anadolu Agency, Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar warned that the global food crisis threatens to trigger "a serious wave of migration from Africa to Europe and to Turkey."
14 days ago
In this photo provided by the Ukrainian Presidential Press Office, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Ze...
Amie Schaeffer

Zelenskyy observes ships loaded with Ukrainian grain exports

The entire operation will be overseen by a Joint Coordination Center in Istanbul staffed by officials from Ukraine, Russia, Turkey and the United Nations.
17 days ago
Ukrainian self-propelled artillery shoots towards Russian forces at a frontline in Kharkiv region, ...
SUSIE BLANN Associated Press

Russia steps up strikes on Ukraine amid counterattacks

"Russia, with the help of missiles, is mounting revenge for the widespread popular resistance, which the Ukrainians were able to organize precisely because of their statehood," Kuleba told Ukrainian television.
18 days ago
WNBA star Brittney Griner stood in front of a Russian court Wednesday after being detained for poss...
Dakin Andone and Anna Chernova, CNN

Brittney Griner testifies she signed documents without understanding what they said after being stopped at Moscow airport

US basketball star Brittney Griner testified in a Russian courtroom Wednesday as part of her ongoing trial on drug charges, telling the court she had no intention of smuggling drugs into the country.
19 days ago
Pope Francis kisses the hand of residential school survivor Elder Alma Desjarlais of the Frog Lake ...
NICOLE WINFIELD and PETER SMITH Associated Press

Pope apologizes for ‘catastrophic’ school abuses in Canada

As part of a lawsuit settlement involving the government, churches and approximately 90,000 survivors, Canada paid reparations that amounted to billions of dollars being transferred to Indigenous communities.
21 days ago
Image of the World Health Organizations logo...
Carma Hassan and Carolyn Sung, CNN

WHO declares monkeypox a public health emergency of international concern

The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared the monkeypox outbreak a public health emergency of international concern. The decision was announced Saturday morning after WHO convened its second emergency committee on the issue on Thursday.
23 days ago
UK Weather...
DANICA KIRKA and JILL LAWLESS Associated Press

UK weather turmoil spurs calls to adapt to climate change

The country hit a the record high of 40.3 degrees Celsius (104.4 Fahrenheit) Tuesday at Coningsby in eastern England.
26 days ago
A man shields his eyes from the sun as he sunbathes backdropped by Tower Bridge in London, Tuesday ...
DANICA KIRKA and JILL LAWLESS Associated Press

UK breaks its record for highest temperature as heat builds

Tuesday's record in Charlwood, England came before noon as the nation watched the mercury rise with a combination of horror and fascination. With several hours of intense sunlight ahead, records were likely to be broken once more.
27 days ago
FILE - Clouds hang over the Vesuvius volcano in Pompeii, southern Italy, Jan. 25, 2021. An American...
The Associated Press

US tourist falls into crater of Mount Vesuvius, is rescued

A U.S. citizen had to be rescued after falling into the crater of Mount Vesuvius.
1 month ago
Biden Israel...
Amanda Dickson

A U of U professor in Israel explains President Biden’s trip

This is Mr. Biden's first visit to Israel as president. He arrives during what Dr. Guiora refers to as a problematic time.
1 month ago
Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba speaks during his interview to The Associated Press in Kyi...
OLEKSANDR STASHEVSKYI, HANNA ARHIROVA and MARIA GRAZIA MURRU Associated Press

Minister: Ukraine needs assurances to resume grain exports

Military officials from Russia and Ukraine were set to hold their governments' first face-to-face talks in months Wednesday.
1 month ago

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