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He thought a book would stop a bullet and make him a YouTube star. Now he's dead.

(c) 2017, The Washington Post.Before Monday, before the 911 call and police investigation, Pedro Ruiz III, an aspiring YouTube star in rural Minnesota, spent considerable time convincing his...

DATE: June 29, 2017 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

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Rob Lowe says he feared death during bigfoot-like encounter

Rob Lowe says he thought he was going to be killed during an encounter with a bigfoot creature while filming his new A&E docuseries

DATE: June 29, 2017 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Walgreens ends yearslong attempt to buy Rite Aid

Walgreens ends pursuit of Rite Aid buyout, strikes new deal to buy stores and inventory

DATE: June 29, 2017 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Russia to extend Western food ban for further 18 months

The Russian prime minister has proposed to extend a ban on Western food imports for another 1 ½ years in response to the EU's decision to extend economic sanctions against Moscow

DATE: June 29, 2017 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

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Germany denies permission for Erdogan rally on G-20 visit

Germany's foreign minister says Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has asked permission to hold a rally to address Turks in Germany on the sidelines of the upcoming G20 meeting in Hamburg

DATE: June 29, 2017 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Why more than a million Russians have lined up to see a piece of the rib of Saint Nicholas

(c) 2017, The Washington Post.MOSCOW - They have come to pray for the health of loved ones. They have come to ask for help to pass a tough exam, or to just get by in hard times. But mostly, they...

DATE: June 29, 2017 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

UAE energy chief downplays gas shortfall from Qatar crisis

The energy minister for the United Arab Emirates says his country has sufficient resources to ward off any energy shortfall stemming from Gulf countries' standoff with key gas supplier Qatar

DATE: June 29, 2017 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Iraqi forces recapture iconic Mosul mosque, now little more than rubble

(c) 2017, The Washington Post.BAGHDAD - Iraqi forces on Thursday recaptured the remains of a mosque in Mosul that became the symbolic center of Islamic State's self-declared caliphate after the...

DATE: June 29, 2017 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

The Latest: UK refers Sky takeover deal for more scrutiny

UK culture secretary refers Sky takeover by Twenty-First Century Fox for more examination citing public interest concern

DATE: June 29, 2017 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

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Online hate speech may soon incur a hefty bill in Germany

German lawmakers are poised to pass a bill designed to enforce the country's existing limits on free speech in social networks, but which critics say could have drastic consequences for free speech online

DATE: June 29, 2017 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Venezuela may be sliding into a civil war

(c) 2017, The Washington Post.It was like a scene from a movie. On late Tuesday afternoon, residents in Caracas saw a blue police helicopter circling the capital, carrying a banner that read...

DATE: June 29, 2017 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

As President Trump plans France trip, some in Britain wonder: What about us?

(c) 2017, The Washington Post.President Donald Trump is headed to Paris next month, the White House announced Wednesday, to celebrate Bastille Day at the invitation of France's young new president...

DATE: June 29, 2017 | CATEGORY: Associated Press