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UNAIDS Warns: Time Running Out for 2020 HIV Targets

UNAIDS Warns: Time Running Out for 2020 HIV Targets

Jul 19
UNAIDS warns that the global response to HIV is at a precarious point. The report highlights that the pace of progress is not matching global ambition and calls for immediate action to put the world on course to reach critical 2020 targets.

Giant Statue of Bare-Chested Jeff Goldblum Pops Up in London

Giant Statue of Bare-Chested Jeff Goldblum Pops Up in London

Jul 19
Londoners and tourists alike have been bemused to find a giant statue of a bare-chested Jeff Goldblum next to the city's iconic Tower Bridge.

Israeli Parliament Passes Contentious Jewish Nation Bill

Israeli Parliament Passes Contentious Jewish Nation Bill

By Ilan Ben Zion | Jul 19
Israel's parliament approved a controversial piece of legislation on Thursday that defines the country as the nation-state of the Jewish people but which critics warn sidelines minorities.

Zuckerberg: Holocaust Deniers Won't Be Banned from Facebook

Zuckerberg: Holocaust Deniers Won't Be Banned from Facebook

Jul 19
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says while he finds Holocaust denial "deeply offensive," he doesn't believe that such content should be banned from Facebook.

Amid Harsh Criticism, Trump Tries a Tougher Tone on Russia

Amid Harsh Criticism, Trump Tries a Tougher Tone on Russia

By Zeke Miller, Ken Thomas and Lisa Mascaro | Jul 19
President Donald Trump spent a second day managing the political fallout from his widely criticized meeting with Russia's Vladimir Putin, shifting stances and mopping up what the White House said were misstatements.

Romania's Top Court OKs Residency Rights for Same-Sex Couple

Romania's Top Court OKs Residency Rights for Same-Sex Couple

Jul 18
Romania's top court has ruled that a gay Romanian-American couple is entitled to the same residency rights as other married couples in the European Union.

Elon Musk Apologizes for Calling Rescue Diver a Pedophile

Elon Musk Apologizes for Calling Rescue Diver a Pedophile

Jul 18
Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has apologized for calling a British diver involved in the Thailand cave rescue a pedophile, saying he spoke in anger but was wrong to do so.

Trump Backs Off Siding with Russia Over US Intelligence

Trump Backs Off Siding with Russia Over US Intelligence

By Zeke Miller and Lisa Mascaro | Jul 18
Blistered by bipartisan condemnation of his embrace of a longtime U.S. enemy, Trump backed away from his undermining of U.S. intelligence, saying he simply misspoke when he said he saw no reason to believe Russia had interfered in the 2016 U.S. election.

Trump Returns from Summit with Putin to Forceful Criticism

Trump Returns from Summit with Putin to Forceful Criticism

By Jonathan Lemire, Jill Colvin and Vladimir Isachenkov | Jul 17
The reaction back home was immediate and visceral, among fellow Republicans as well as usual Trump critics. "Shameful," ''disgraceful," ''weak," were a few of the comments. Makes the U.S. "look like a pushover," said GOP Sen. Bob Corker of Tennessee.

C'est La Vie: Canadians Still Visiting U.S. Despite Trade Flap

C'est La Vie: Canadians Still Visiting U.S. Despite Trade Flap

By David Sharp | Jul 16
The United States and Canada are engaged in a trade dispute, angering Canadians, but it doesn't seem to be having an impact on tourism. Not yet, anyway.

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