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Iran Denies It Is Behind Drone Attacks On Oil Refineries In Saudi Arabia

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Houthi rebels in Yemen have claimed responsibility for the attacks, but Secretary of State Mike Pompeo accused Iran of launching an "unprecedented attack on the world's energy supply."

'We Don't Want To Die': Women In Turkey Decry Rise In Violence And Killings

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"Domestic violence never happens because there's a problem with the woman. The men are killing. They are the problem," says a rights activist in Istanbul.

PHOTOS: Vanilla Boom Is Making People Crazy Rich — And Jittery — In Madagascar

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The price of vanilla is ten times higher than a few years ago. That's bringing unimagined wealth to local villages — and problems as well.

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Houthi Drone Strikes Disrupt Almost Half Of Saudi Oil Exports

The attacks on oil facilities by the Iran-backed Yemeni rebels sent large plumes of smoke into the air, the trails visible from space, and impacted an estimated production of 5 million barrels a day.

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British Authorities Scramble To Find Stolen Solid Gold Toilet

Titled America, it is a work of art by Italian Maurizio Catellan worth more than a million dollars. It was stolen Saturday from England's Blenheim Palace where it was installed for an exhibition.

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Osama Bin Laden's Son Killed In U.S. Counterterrorism Operation, Trump Says

Hamza bin Laden was killed in the Afghanistan/Pakistan region, according to a statment by the president on Saturday. He said his death "undermines important operational activities" of al-Qaida.

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Mugabe's State Funeral Proceeds, But His Burial Plan Has Been Mired In Controversy

Zimbabwe's longtime president Robert Mugabe was honored with a state funeral on Saturday — put on by the president and military leaders who had forced him out of office just two years ago.

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Edward Snowden Tells NPR: The Executive Branch 'Sort Of Hacked The Constitution'

In an interview with NPR about his memoir, Permanent Record, former NSA contractor Edward Snowden denies any cooperation with Russian intelligence and says he would return if guaranteed a fair trial.

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Bahamian Government Revises Number Of Missing After Dorian Down To 1,300

"The number of people registered missing with the Bahamas government is going down daily," a spokesman for NEMA told reporters, adding that many could be unaccounted for in shelters.

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A Brush With Death Propelled A 9-Year-Old To A Muhammad Ali Award

As a poor, sick village boy in Ghana, Shadrack Frimpong remembers "praying and saying if I can keep these legs, then I will use them and work to help other people." And that's exactly what he did.

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In 'Permanent Record,' Edward Snowden Says 'Exile Is An Endless Layover'

In his memoir, the former NSA contractor says he believes he's been proven right as the U.S. has amended laws regarding government surveillance. But the government still wants to prosecute him.

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New Zealand Moves To Create Firearm Registry And Stiffen Penalties For Gun Crimes

"Owning a firearm is a privilege not a right," New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says, six months after a gunman killed 51 people in Christchurch.

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Friends Remember One Of Dorian's Victims On Grand Bahama

P.J. Thomas was an experienced boat captain and harbor pilot who guided some of the world's largest cruise ships to the dock. During the hurricane, he died saving his wife.