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  Iran, US clash over claim that US downed Iranian drone

Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, who is in New York for U.N. meetings, said there's "no information about losing a drone."

Strong quake hits near Greek capital of Athens, no injuries

Berkeley drops words like ‘manpower’ in push to be inclusive

  Bud Light offers free beer to any alien coming out of Area 51

Federal agency says ‘go back where you came from’ is workplace harassment

  WATCH: Real-life ‘Spider-Man’ scales down Philadelphia high-rise to escape fire

NFL won’t suspend Chiefs’ Tyreek Hill in case involving son

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Tiger Woods will not join world’s top golfers in Memphis at WGC FedEx St. Jude Invitational

Oklahoma man accused of raping child in McDonald’s bathroom

  How to stay cool during summer’s relentless heat wave

  Trump’s harsh words on ‘squad’ reinforce dark posts online

  Man carjacks ice cream truck, leads police on chase in Calif.

Photo of dog riding on back of moving tow truck sparks outrage

  Bus catches fire in Texas on way back from church youth camp

About 40 kids were on their way back to San Antonio, Texas, after attending a church youth camp, until they heard what sounded like a blown tire.

Delta removes extra fee for checking large sporting equipment

Delta Air Lines has eliminated a $150 specialty sports bag fee previously charged for checking items like golf clubs, surfboards, scuba gear and bicycles.

Biden, Harris are set for rematch in 2nd Democratic debate

Joe Biden and Kamala Harris will get a debate rematch in the second round of Democratic presidential primary debates, while Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren will share a stage to argue their progressive visions.

  Sally Field, ‘Sesame Street’ to receive Kennedy Center award

Others chosen to receive the award for lifetime achievement in the arts include singer Linda Ronstadt, conductor Michael Tilson Thomas and the musical group Earth, Wind and Fire.

Netflix subscriber drop hints at streaming service fatigue

Florida man tries to steal car, can’t drive stick shift

Trump to nominate Eugene Scalia for labor secretary

  Ga. cops pose as construction workers to catch distracted drivers

  Florida dog escapes from car on interstate, jumps off overpass

Tom Cruise surprises Comic-Con with ‘Top Gun’ sequel trailer

  Man pays for 33 Iowa students to go to college

Dale Schroeder worked 67 years as a carpenter for the same company and saved $3 million.

  American warship destroys Iranian drone in Strait of Hormuz

Trump says it's the latest "hostile" action by Iran. He's calling on other countries to condemn what he says are Iran's attempts to disrupt the freedom of navigation and global commerce in the strategic waterway in the Persian Gulf region.

  Virginia church’s sign reads ‘America: Love or leave it’

Church founder and pastor E.W. Lucas said his remarks were intended to be a commentary on politics and he’s received a lot of favorable feedback.

  Trump says not happy with backers’ ‘send her back’ chant

"I was not happy with it," Trump said a day later as some prominent Republicans criticized the chant at the president's re-election event. He said he "would certainly try" to stop the chant should it return at a subsequent rally.

Deemed dangerous, Epstein denied bail in sex abuse case

The judge's decision Thursday comes after prosecutors argued Epstein should remain behind bars in New York City because he has the means to flee and is a danger to the public.

Records detail frenetic effort to bury stories about Trump

Search warrants unsealed Thursday shed new light on the president's role as his campaign scrambled to respond to media inquiries about hush-money paid to two women who said they had affairs with Trump.

  House OKs $15 minimum wage, setting marker for 2020 campaign

Passage was assured after centrists won concessions for a slower phase-in, over six years instead of five. They also won assurances the pay hike could be halted midway if a study shows job losses or other adverse effects.

  Boy sets up ‘ice cold beer’ stand, police investigate

Situated at a four-way stop in his neighborhood, he’s racking up bigtime sales with his simple pitch in bold black lettering, “ICE COLD BEER.”

  Toys R Us plans a small comeback with 2 stores this year

The first two new Toys R Us stores will open in Texas and the other in New Jersey.

  Man shouting ‘You die’ kills 33 at Japan anime studio

Most of the dead and the 36 injured were workers at Kyoto Animation, known for mega-hit stories featuring high school girls, with places featured in the stories even becoming "pilgrimage sites" for their fans.

Mnuchin: Negotiators agree on core elements of budget, debt limit deal

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said negotiations with Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of California have settled on a debt limit increase that would cover two years. He said they've agreed on spending levels, too, though he did not disclose them.

Huggies puts dads on diaper boxes for first time

There are seven different box designs in the new premium diaper line - three with men and babies and four with women and babies.

Iran state TV: Iranian forces seize foreign oil tanker, crew

A U.S. defense official had told The Associated Press earlier this week that America "has suspicions" that Iran seized the oil tanker when it turned off its tracker in the Strait of Hormuz. An Emirati official had told the AP the small oil tanker made no distress call before switching off its tracke

  Kentucky man’s heart attack, girlfriend’s life-saving actions caught on camera

A Kentucky man had a heart attack, but his girlfriend - a registered nurse - was able to save his life by performing CPR. All of it caught on home surveillance.

  Apollo 11 hits stage, screen for 50th anniversary

The images are iconic yet new. Todd Douglas Miller and his team crafted the documentary "Apollo 11" from a massive trove of 70-millimeter film footage, re-discovered in the National Archives after half a century.

House where Manson followers murdered 2 is on the market

The home in the hilly Los Feliz district is where Leno and Rosemary LaBianca were slain the night after actress Sharon Tate and four others were murdered by Manson followers in Benedict Canyon.

Delta will begin carrying powerful overdose-reversal drug on flights

Delta Air Lines said it will add naloxone, which is often sold under the brand name Narcan, to its emergency medical kits starting in the fall.

Court acts against N.J. judges for remarks in sexual assault cases

New Jersey’s Supreme Court recommended that state Superior Court Judge John Russo Jr. be removed from the bench. Russo asked a woman during a 2016 hearing if she could have closed her legs to prevent a sexual assault, and joked about the exchange later with court personnel.

  ‘They need to go back to their country': Store clerk caught on video confronting family

A trip to a convenience store in Illinois turned into an argument about citizenship status, and it was caught on camera.

Pumpsie Green, 1st black player on Boston Red Sox, dies

Former Boston Red Sox infielder Elijah "Pumpsie" Green, the first black player on the last major league team to field one, has died. He was 85.

  Trump slams congresswomen; crowd roars, ‘Send her back!’

Trump's jabs were aimed at the self-described "squad" of four freshmen Democrats who have garnered attention since their arrival in January for their outspoken liberal views and distaste for Trump: Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York, Ilhan Omar of Minnesota, Ayanna Pressley of Massachusetts

Plane was already in the air; woman tried to open its door anyway

Jet2 told the BBC that the woman engaged in a “catalog of aggressive, abusive and dangerous behavior” before passengers and staff restrained her.

House holds 2 Trump officials in contempt in census dispute

The House voted, 230-198, to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in criminal contempt.

  Memphis-based journalist Manuel Duran talks about the 15 months he spent in ICE custody

Manuel Duran was one of several people arrested in April 2018 during an immigration rally in Memphis. Disorderly conduct charges were later dropped but ICE agents took Duran into custody as soon as the case was dismissed for a pending deportation order from 2007.

Watch: Hugh Jackman gives girl ‘greatest birthday gift ever!’

Mia Wojcik’s family flew the 7-year-old to Denver to see Jackman perform on her birthday.

CDC: E. coli outbreak over, recalled flour may still be in pantries

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is warning people that even though an E.coli outbreak is over, there may still be recalled flour in their pantries. (source: CDC)

  Sheriff offers man a cheeseburger to end a standoff

An Oklahoma man's desire to get a cheeseburger led to a standoff and his arrest.

Hummus sold at stores nationwide being recalled due to possible bacteria contamination

The products have been distributed nationwide and to United Arab Emirates.

Prosecutors drop groping case against Kevin Spacey

The Cape and Islands district attorney said Wednesday that they dropped the indecent assault and battery case brought against the actor last year.

  Abigail Disney went undercover at her family’s amusement parks and now she’s ‘livid’

Disney parks are known to be the "Happiest Place on Earth," but Abigail Disney has pointed out that some people may not be so happy there.

  GOP Sen. Rand Paul slows bill to boost 9/11 victims fund

Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul questions the bill's 70-year time frame and notes that the federal government already faces a $22 trillion debt.

  Florida man charged with throwing son into ocean to ‘teach him how to swim’

Witnesses say John Bloodsworth was jumping off the Main Street pier in Daytona Beach Monday night while his child was struggling to swim in a deep part of the ocean near the pier.

  Oscar Mayer to list Wienermobile on Airbnb for overnight stays

Oscar Mayer is renting out its iconic Wienermobile on Airbnb for three nights in August.

Ebola outbreak in Congo declared a global health emergency

More than 1,600 people have died since August in the second deadliest Ebola outbreak in history, which is unfolding in a region described as a war zone.

  House derails move to impeach Trump for insults

Texas Rep. Al Green's resolution cites Trump's "racist" words this week urging Democratic congresswomen of color to go back to their native countries. And he says Trump is unfit to be president.

  FaceApp: What are you willing to give up to see an older you?

Folks just about everywhere are using FaceApp to find out what they’ll look like when they’re older.

‘Turn off your phone!’ More brides asking for ‘unplugged’ wedding ceremony

More brides are opting for an "unplugged" wedding, meaning they're posting signs asking people to put phones away during the ceremony. Some brides are even putting baskets at the back of the aisle and attempting to collect guests' phones.

City hopes ‘Baby Shark’ song will drive homeless away

The loop of "Baby Shark" and "Raining Tacos" is a temporary fix to keep homeless people off the patio.

  Confusion, fear reigns on Mexico border with new US policy

The policy went into effect Tuesday and represents the most forceful attempt to date by President Donald Trump to slash the number of people seeking asylum in the United States.

  Caught on video: ‘Porch pirate’ snatches boxes of heart transplant medication

The boxes contained anti-rejection medication for a heart transplant patient

  Drug lord ‘El Chapo’ Guzman sentenced to life in prison

Guzman, 62, was convicted in February on multiple conspiracy counts in an epic drug-trafficking case. The guilty verdict at an 11-week trial triggered what the government says is a well-justified mandatory sentence of life without parole .

Judge: Michael Cohen campaign finance probe over

The investigation involved payments that Cohen helped orchestrate to two women — porn actress Stormy Daniels and Playboy centerfold Karen McDougal — after they claimed they had affairs with Trump.

Study: Cutting back on beef can help save the planet

A new study suggests people should cut back on beef consumption to save the planet.

  Woman gets flesh-eating bacteria from beach in Va.

Doctors treated the infection and told her the bacteria possibly got into her skin through a cut. It happened around the time there was a swimming advisory at the beach.

  78 years after the Pearl Harbor attack, another recently identified sailor is laid to rest

Geller's remains were among more than 300 sets of remains co-mingled in graves at Punchbowl.

  GRAPHIC: Florida man tied up wife’s lover, cut off penis, deputies say

The Gilchrist County (Fla.) Sheriff's Office released a statement Tuesday that said Bonilla broke into his neighbor's home Sunday, tied the neighbor up and mutilated his genitals with scissors.

Threats against Congress may break record this year

If the pace of threats continues, the number of threats will break last year’s record, which stands at about 4,900 cases.

  City hopes ‘Baby Shark’ song will drive homeless away

Officials in West Palm Beach are hoping a continuous loop of children's songs played throughout the night will keep homeless people from sleeping on the patio of a city-owned rental banquet facility

  6-year-old dies after struck by father’s errant golf ball

Investigators said the girl, Aria Hill, was in a cart next to a tee box when her dad hit an errant drive that struck her in the back of the head on Monday.

  5th anniversary of Eric Garner’s death comes day after DOJ declines to charge officer

Garner’s family and friends expressed disappointment with the Department of Justice after federal prosecutors decided Tuesday they wouldn’t bring criminal charges against New York Police Department Officer Daniel Pantaleo.

  1 dog missing, 1 dog hurt; homeowner suspects ‘brazen’ coyote entered through doggy door

He said a coyote came into his home through his doggy door and attacked his dog, Murphy, on Friday night. A second dog is missing, presumably carried off by the coyote.

  Apple unveils new emoji in celebration of World Emoji Day

The tech giant revealed it will be releasing 59 new emoji in the fall. They include a slew of new food, animal and smiley face choices.

Sprint customer accounts reportedly breached by hackers through Samsung website

An unknown number of Sprint customer accounts were hacked via a Samsung website, multiple outlets reported Tuesday.

  Former Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens passes away at 99

Former Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens joined the court in 1975 and retired in 2010 as the third-longest serving justice in the Supreme Court’s history. He replaced William O. Douglas, who was the longest-serving justice.

Military pay to be discussed in committee

Pay for U.S. troops is among the topics to be hashed out in conference committee.

Man hid $34K worth of cocaine under his toupee, Spanish police say

Upon further investigation, authorities pulled half of a kilo of cocaine from under the man’s toupée, valued at $34,000.

‘Game of Thrones’ earns a record-breaking 32 Emmy nods

The showing by "Game of Thrones" led HBO back to dominance over Netflix, the streaming service that bumped it last year from its longtime Emmy dominance.

  Tenant behind on rent accused of murdering ‘Miss Sadie’, founder of African American history museum

An arrest has been made in the killing of Sadie Roberts-Joseph, a Baton Rouge icon who founded an African American history museum, according to officials during a press conference held Tuesday, July 16.