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Facebook and Twitter are taking action to prevent China from creating fake accounts to sabotage the Hong Kong protests.


The US is negotiating secret talks with Venezuela's socialist party boss to get him to agree to remove dictator Nicolas Maduro from power. Venezuela has been in a state of freefall for months as desperate residents flee the country and even basic necessities are scarce.  

Damage of the Dubai City wedding hall is seen after an explosion in Kabul, Afghanistan, Sunday, Aug. 18, 2019 (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool)

The suicide bomber stood in the middle of the dancing, clapping crowd as hundreds of Afghan children and adults celebrated a wedding in a joyous release from Kabul’s strain of war. Then, in a flash, he detonated his explosives-filled vest, killing dozens — and Afghanistan grieved again.

Pro-democracy protesters march organized by teachers in Hong Kong Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019 (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)

Thousands of schoolteachers in Hong Kong marched to the official residence of the city’s leader on Saturday as another weekend of protests got underway in the Chinese territory.


A bus driver in the United Kingdom has been suspended after refusing to drive a bus decorated with LGBTQ pride-themed numbers.

Policemen in riot gears arrest a protester during a demonstration at the Airport in Hong Kong, Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)

Hong Kong police faced-off with protesters late Tuesday night, making their way into a terminal where demonstrators had shut down operations. 

Protesters wave flags at the Hong Kong International Airport, Monday, Aug. 12, 2019 (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)

One of the world’s busiest airports canceled all flights after thousands of Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters crowded into the main terminal Monday afternoon.

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Some British churches have launched controversial new projects in an attempt to attract people and make cathedrals accessible ?interesting for? to everyone. But one leading clergyman is calling it “blasphemous.”

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North Korea on Saturday extended a recent streak of weapons displays by firing what appeared to be two short-range ballistic missiles into the sea, according to South Korea’s military.


Refugees in the Middle East are being told to go home now that the fighting has died down in many previously war-torn cities. But these refugees are finding they can't go home … even if they try.