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Russian President Vladimir Putin reviews the exhibition of projects implemented with support by the Agency for Strategic Initiatives at the Petrozavodsk State University in Petrozavodsk, Russia, Wednesday, July 26, 2017. (Mikhail Klimentyev/Pool Photo via AP)

Russia cuts U.S. diplomats after sanctions

MOSCOW — Russia’s Foreign Ministry on Friday ordered a reduction in the number of U.S. diplomats in Russia and said it was closing down a U.S. recreation retreat in response to fresh sanctions against Russia.

U.S. President Donald Trump waves to the crowd after speaking at the 2017 National Scout Jamboree in Glen Jean, W.Va., on Monday, July 24, 2017. (Carolyn Kaster/AP Photo)

Boy Scout leader apologizes for Trump's speech

The Boy Scouts’ chief executive apologized Thursday to members of the scouting community who were offended by the aggressive political rhetoric in President Donald Trump’s recent speech to the Scouts’ national jamboree.

The home of Aaron Hernandez in North Attleborough, Mass.

Hernandez’s home back on market

NEW BEDFORD, Mass. — Aaron Hernandez’s home is back on the market after an agreement to sell it for $1.3 million fell through, a lawyer for the former NFL star’s fiancee told a judge on Monday.

San Antonio police officers investigate the scene where eight people were found dead in a tractor-trailer loaded with at least 30 others outside a Walmart store in stifling summer heat in what police are calling a horrific human trafficking case in San Antonio, Texas, on Sunday, July 23, 2017. (Eric Gay/AP Photo)

10 now dead after immigrant-packed truck found

At least nine people died after being crammed into the back of a sweltering tractor-trailer found parked outside a Walmart in the midsummer Texas heat, authorities said Sunday in what they described as an immigrant-smuggling attempt gone wrong.

Security forces stand outside the Israeli embassy in the residential Rabiyeh neighbourhood of the Jordanian capital Amman following an 'incident' on July 23, 2017. A Jordanian was killed and an Israeli seriously wounded at the Jewish state's embassy in Amman, a security source said. KHALIL MAZRAAWI/AFP/Getty Images

Israeli embassy in Jordan attacked by gunmen

Three people, including an Israeli man, were wounded by gunfire Sunday in a residential building in the heavily fortified Israeli embassy compound in Jordan’s capital, the kingdom’s Public Security Directorate said.

Charlie Gard's parents, Connie Yates and Chris Gard, arrive at the Royal Courts of Justice in London where the hearing will resume into the case of their terminally-ill baby, Friday July 21, 2017. (Lauren Hurley/PA via AP)

Parents of baby Charlie Gard withdraw legal action

Protesters who want critically ill British baby Charlie Gard to receive an experimental medical treatment are planning a rally and prayer vigil Sunday, while hospital officials say emotions are running so high in the heart-breaking case they have received death threats.

In this photo made available by Kensington Palace from the personal photo album of the late Diana, Princess of Wales, shows the princess and Prince Harry on holiday, and features in the new ITV documentary 'Diana, Our Mother: Her Life and Legacy.' (The Duke of Cambridge and Prince Harry/Kensington Palace via AP)

William, Harry remember Diana's final call

It was a typical phone call between two boys and their mother, who was on vacation in France. It was brief — the boys wanted to get back to playing with their cousins, not spend time on the phone chatting.

Israelis take pictures of candles in the Israeli settlement of Halamish, Saturday, July 22, 2017. (AP Photo/Tsafrir Abayov)

Terrorist kills 3 Israeli family members in W Bank

Israel’s military fortified its troops in the West Bank and placed forces on high alert Saturday, a day after a Palestinian stabbed to death three members of an Israeli family and some of the worst Israeli-Palestinian clashes in years erupted over tensions at the Holy Land’s most contested shrine.

Violence erupted in Jerusalem on July 21, 2017 as Palestinians protest against metal detectors installed at the Temple Mount following a deadly terror attack. AHMAD GHARABLI/AFP/Getty Images

Israel faces 'day of rage' over metal detectors

An escalating dispute over metal detectors at a contested Jerusalem shrine turned violent on Friday, setting off widespread clashes between Palestinian stone-throwers and Israeli troops. Three Palestinians were killed and several dozen injured by live rounds, rubber bullets and beatings, medics said.

In this Nov. 20, 2013 photo, Cecil the Lion rests near Kennedy One Water Point in Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe. (AP Photo/Sean Herbert, File)

Cecil the Lion's son Xanda killed by trophy hunter

JOHANNESBURG — First there was Cecil, a Zimbabwean lion whose 2015 killing by an American hunter ignited international outrage. Now Cecil’s son Xanda has been killed in the same area, bringing fresh scrutiny on the “trophy” hunting of a species whose numbers in the African wild have plummeted.

In this Sunday, Sept. 13, 2009 file photo, fans walk into Cleveland Browns Stadium before the Minnesota Vikings play the Cleveland Browns in an NFL football game, in Cleveland. In sales brochures, a U.S. company boasted of the "stunning visual effect" its shimmering aluminum panels created in an NFL stadium, an Alaskan school and a 33-story hotel on Baltimore's waterfront.(AP Photo/Tony Dejak, File)

NFL arena may have flammable panels

In promotional brochures, a U.S. company boasted of the “stunning visual effect” its shimmering aluminum panels created in an NFL stadium, an Alaskan high school and a luxury hotel along Baltimore’s Inner Harbor that “soars 33 stories into the air.”