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Mexico ruling party wins lower house super-majority but falls short in Senate

Mexico's ruling Morena party and its allies have won a super-majority in the lower house of Congress but not the Senate, the party's president said on Sunday, falling just short

Mexico ruling party wins lower house super-majority but falls short in Senate
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U.S. wants to avoid 'greater war' along Lebanon-Israel border, envoy says

The United States is trying to avert a greater war between Israel and Lebanon's Hezbollah movement, U.S. envoy Amos Hochstein said on Tuesday, following an escalation in cross-border

U.S. wants to avoid 'greater war' along Lebanon-Israel border, envoy says
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Lufthansa unlikely to offer more concessions in ITA bid, sources say

Lufthansa is unlikely to offer more remedies to EU antitrust regulators scrutinising its bid for a stake in

Lufthansa unlikely to offer more concessions in ITA bid, sources say
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Dollar Tree left lead-tainted applesauce pouches on store shelves for weeks after recall, FDA says

Government officials say Dollar Tree stores failed to effectively recall lead-tainted applesauce pouches linked to illness in more than 500 U.S. children

Dollar Tree left lead-tainted applesauce pouches on store shelves for weeks after recall, FDA says
Environment|News

What's a heat dome? Here's why so much of the US is broiling this week

Much of the Midwest and the Northeast is broiling — or set to broil — in extreme summer heat this week

What's a heat dome? Here's why so much of the US is broiling this week
Entertainment

Justin Timberlake arrested: What you need to know about the pop star

Justin Timberlake was arrested early Tuesday and is accused of driving while intoxicated on New York’s Long Island

Justin Timberlake arrested: What you need to know about the pop star
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Absentee voters in France scramble to make their voices heard in high-stakes legislative election

Voters who don’t expect to be able to cast ballots themselves are scrambling to make their voices heard in France’s high-stakes legislative election

Absentee voters in France scramble to make their voices heard in high-stakes legislative election
Business|News

Adidas is investigating allegations of embezzlement and bribery in China, according to news reports

Adidas has launched an investigation into allegations of “compliance violations” in China after receiving an anonymous letter earlier this month accusing local executives of embezzling millions of euros

Adidas is investigating allegations of embezzlement and bribery in China, according to news reports
Economy|News

IMF approves second review of Sri Lanka's $2.9 billion bailout, warns of economic risks

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) approved the second review of Sri Lanka's $2.9 billion bailout, but the global lender warned the

IMF approves second review of Sri Lanka's $2.9 billion bailout, warns of economic risks
Entertainment|Sports

Sprint great Michael Johnson launching 'Grand Slam Track' league with $100K first prizes

Sprinting great Michael Johnson is launching a track league that looks to assemble nearly 100 of the sport’s top performers four times a year to compete for $12.6 million in prize money over the season

Sprint great Michael Johnson launching 'Grand Slam Track' league with $100K first prizes
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Russia and North Korea have had a complicated relationship over the decades

President Vladimir Putin is in North Korea for a summit with its leader, Kim Jong Un, as the two nations deepen their cooperation

Russia and North Korea have had a complicated relationship over the decades
Economy|Environment|Health|News

Assault on US avocado inspectors in Mexican state led to suspension of inspections

Two employees of the United States Agriculture Department were assaulted and temporarily held by assailants in the Mexican state of Michoacan, prompting the U.S. government to suspend inspections of avocado and mango shipments

Assault on US avocado inspectors in Mexican state led to suspension of inspections
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Israel's Netanyahu blames Biden for withholding weapons. US officials say that's not the whole story

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is claiming that the United States is withholding weapons needed for the war in Gaza

Israel's Netanyahu blames Biden for withholding weapons. US officials say that's not the whole story
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Saudi mining minister to visit Chile in July, source says

Saudi Arabia's mining minister plans to meet with his Chilean counterpart in Santiago at the end of July to discuss potential investments in lithium, a Chilean government source

Saudi mining minister to visit Chile in July, source says
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FACT FOCUS: Biden's pause as he left a star-studded LA fundraiser becomes a target for opponents

Video from a fundraiser in Los Angeles for President Joe Biden is circulating on social media with claims that he froze up onstage as he exited the event

FACT FOCUS: Biden's pause as he left a star-studded LA fundraiser becomes a target for opponents
Economy|News

China fails to cheer, as France scores own goal

A look at the day ahead in European and global markets from Wayne Cole.

China fails to cheer, as France scores own goal
Business|Economy|News

China's property investment slump worsens in January-May

Property investment in China fell 10.1% in the first five months of 2024 from a year earlier, after dropping 9.8% in January-April, even as policymakers doubled down on efforts to

China's property investment slump worsens in January-May
Economy|News|Political

Taking aim at UK's Sunak, Nigel Farage pledges border control, tax cuts

British Brexit campaigner Nigel Farage pledged on Monday to get migration under control and cut taxes for smaller businesses,

Taking aim at UK's Sunak, Nigel Farage pledges border control, tax cuts
Education|News|Opinion|Political

US says two universities fell short in addressing anti-Arab, antisemitic hate

The University of Michigan and the City University of New York have fallen short in addressing recent incidents of anti-Palestinian, anti-Arab and antisemitic

US says two universities fell short in addressing anti-Arab, antisemitic hate
Business|News

Boeing CEO to tell US Congress planemaker's culture is 'far from perfect'

Boeing CEO Dave Calhoun will tell a U.S.

Boeing CEO to tell US Congress planemaker's culture is 'far from perfect'
Economy|Environment|Health|News

US suspends avocado, mango inspections in Mexican state on security concerns

The United States paused safety inspections for avocados and mangos from a top-producing Mexican state due to a security incident involving U.S.

US suspends avocado, mango inspections in Mexican state on security concerns
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Former Thai PM formally indicted in royal insult case - official

Thailand's influential former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra has been formally indicted for allegedly insulting the monarchy, the attorney-general's office said on Tuesday.

Former Thai PM formally indicted in royal insult case - official
Economy|News

Ukraine's debt woes during wartime

Ukraine has suffered a setback in its quest to complete the outline of a debt restructuring before the end-of-August expiry of a two-year payment freeze agreed

Ukraine's debt woes during wartime
Environment|Health|News|Political|World

Gaza conflict has caused major environmental damage, UN says

The conflict in Gaza has created unprecedented soil, water and air pollution in the region, destroying sanitation systems and leaving tons of debris

Gaza conflict has caused major environmental damage, UN says
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UN rights chief: Rohingya have 'nowhere to flee' in western Myanmar fighting

Tens of thousands of Muslim-minority Rohingya, who were feared to be trapped amid fighting in western Myanmar, had nowhere to flee, the United Nations human rights chief said on

UN rights chief: Rohingya have 'nowhere to flee' in western Myanmar fighting

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