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Car strikes people at Muslim celebration in U.K.

Six people, including three children, were injured Sunday after a car ran into a large crowd gathered to celebrate the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Fitr in the northern English city of Newcastle. Police said there was no information suggesting the incident was terror-related.

CIA Director Mike Pompeo. (Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Intel leaks on the rise: CIA chief

The CIA director says he thinks the disclosure of America’s secret intelligence is on the rise — partly due to what he calls the “worship” of leakers, such as Edward Snowden.

Residents are evacuated from the Taplow residential tower block on the Chalcots Estate, in the borough of Camden, north London, Friday, June 23, 2017. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

34 U.K. high-rises have unsafe siding: Officials

The scope of Britain’s fire-safety crisis broadened Saturday as London officials scrambled to evacuate four public housing towers due to concerns about external cladding, fire doors and insulation around gas pipes.

This undated booking photo provided by Parker County, Texas, sheriff's office shows Cynthia Marie Randolph. (Parker County, Texas, sheriff's office via AP)

Kids who died left in hot car as punishment: Cop

Authorities say a Texas woman told investigators that she left her two-year-old daughter and 16-month-old son in the hot car where they died last month to teach the girl a lesson, and that they didn’t lock themselves in, as she initially said.

Chinese military police and rescue workers are seen at the site of a landslide in in Xinmo village, Diexi town of Maoxian county, Sichuan province on June 24, 2017. (STR/AFP/Getty Images)

Massive landslide in China

More than 120 people were buried by a landslide that caused huge rocks and a mass of earth to come crashing into their homes in a mountain village in southwestern China early Saturday, officials said.

Demonstrators hold a banner demanding justice for the victims of the recent deadly apartment block fire at Grenfell Tower, as they march towards parliament in central London Wednesday June 21, 2017. The mass "Day of Rage" demonstration is timed to coincide with the state opening of parliament Wednesday. (AP Photo / Matt Dunham)

'Combustible' cladding in 600 British buildings

LONDON — Some 600 buildings in England could have been fitted with flammable external panels like the ones believed to have contributed to a fire that killed at least 79 people in a west London apartment building, Prime Minister Theresa May’s Downing Street office said.

Bill Cosby exits the courthouse after a mistrial on the sixth day of jury deliberations of his sexual assault trial at the Montgomery County Courthouse on June 17, 2017 in Norristown, Pa. (EDUARDO MUNOZ ALVAREZ/AFP/Getty Images)

Juror: 2 holdouts blocked conviction

Bill Cosby's sexual assault trial ended in a hung jury on Saturday because two holdouts refused to convict the 79-year-old comedian after 52 hours of tense deliberations, a juror told ABC News on Wednesday.

A Hindu priest throws coloured powder on devotees inside Banke Bihari temple during Holi festival celebrations in Vrindavan, India, on March 10, 2017. India's population is expected to surpass China by the year 2050. (AP Photo/Manish Swarup)

World population will hit 9.8B in 2050

India’s population is expected to surpass China’s in about seven years and Nigeria is projected to overtake the United States and become the third most populous country in the world shortly before 2050, a U.N. report said Wednesday.

In this July 4, 2014 photo, Forrest Fenn poses at his Santa Fe, N.M., home. New Mexico's top law enforcement officer is asking Fenn, the author and antiquities dealer who inspired thousands to comb remote corners of the West in vain for a chest of gold and jewels to end the treasure hunt. (Luis Sanchez Saturno/Santa Fe New Mexican via AP)

Cops urge author to end deadly treasure hunt

New Mexico’s top law enforcement officer is urging the author and antiquities dealer who inspired thousands to search remote corners of the American West for a hidden chest of gold and jewels to end the treasure hunt.

In this image made from July 6, 2016, video captured by a camera in the squad car of St. Anthony Police officer Jeronimo Yanez, the Minnesota police officer shoots at Philando Castile in the vehicle during a traffic stop in Falcon Heights, Minn. Yanez's backup officer Joseph Kauser is seen standing on the passenger side of the vehicle. (St. Anthony Police department via AP)

Castile shooting dashcam video released

The Minnesota police officer who pulled over Philando Castile politely told the driver that his brake lights were out and calmly instructed him not to pull out his handgun before suddenly drawing his own weapon and firing seven rounds into the car, a video released Tuesday showed.

Belgian Army soldiers and police patrol outside Central Station after a reported explosion in Brussels on Tuesday, June 20, 2017. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)

Foiled 'terror attack' at Brussels train station

Belgian authorities said they foiled a “terror attack” Tuesday when soldiers shot and killed a suspect after a small explosion at a busy Brussels train station that continued a week of attacks in the capitals of Europe.

Members of the federal police carry a Nazi statue at the Interpol headquarters in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on Friday, June 16, 2017. (Natacha Pisarenko/AP Photo)

Hidden Nazi artifacts found in Argentina

In a hidden room in a house near Argentina's capital, police believe they have found the biggest collection of Nazi artifacts in the country's history, including a bust relief of Adolf Hitler, magnifying glasses inside elegant boxes with swastikas and even a macabre medical device used to measure head size.