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The Planpincieux glacier, located in the Alps on the Grande Jorasses peak of the Mont Blanc massif, is seen from Val Ferret, a popular hiking area on the south side of the Mont Blanc, near Courmayeur, northern Italy, Friday, Aug. 7, 2020. Some 70 people were evacuated Thursday in the valley below the glacier and roads closed after the threat of collapse the the fast-moving melting glacier is posing to the picturesque valley near the Alpine town of Courmayeur. (Claudio Furlan/LaPresse via AP)
Alpine glacier in Italy threatens valley, forces evacuationsExperts are closely monitoring a glacier they fear could break apart and crash into an Italian Alpine valley
The Associated Press35 minutes ago
FILE - In this Sept. 4, 2018 file photo, White House counsel Don McGahn, listens as he attends a confirmation hearing for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. A federal appeals court in Washington has revived House Democrats’ lawsuit to force former White House counsel Don McGahn to appear before a congressional committee. But the court's action Friday left other legal issues unresolved with time growing short in the current Congress.  (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
Appeals court revives House lawsuit for McGahn's testimonyA federal appeals court in Washington has revived House Democrats’ lawsuit to force former White House counsel Don McGahn to appear before a congressional committee
The Associated Press45 minutes ago
Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam listens to reporters' questions during a press conference in Hong Kong, Friday, Aug. 7, 2020. The semi-autonomous city of Hong Kong reports 95 new cases and three additional fatalities reported. The city of 7.5 million people has restricted indoor dining and require faces masks to be worn in all public places. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)
US sanctions leader of Hong Kong, Chinese authoritiesThe U.S. is imposing sanctions on pro-China officials in Hong Kong, including the leader of the government, for their alleged roles in squashing freedom in the former British colony
The Associated Press54 minutes ago
FILE - In this April 12, 1983 file photo, President Ronald Reagan chairs a session of his Commission on Strategic Forces, in the White House Cabinet Room in Washington. From left are: James Schlesinger, former Secretary of State Alexander M. Haig Jr., President Reagan and Brent Scowcroft, National Security adviser to President Ford and chairman of the panel. A longtime adviser to Presidents Gerald Ford and George H.W. Bush has died. Brent Scowcroft was 95. A spokesperson for the late President Bush says Scowcroft died Thursday of natural causes at his home in Falls Church, Virginia. (AP Photo/Charles Tasnadi)
Ford, Bush presidential adviser Brent Scowcroft dies at 95A longtime adviser to Presidents Gerald Ford and George H
The Associated Press1 hour ago
In this photo taken Friday, Feb. 21, 2020, CSKA Moscow's Daniel Hackett, front, drives to the basket as Red Star's Michael Ojo blocks him during their Euroleague basketball match in Belgrade, Serbia. Former Florida State center Michael Ojo has died after collapsing during training in Serbia. Serbian Media and his former teammates say the 27-year-old Nigerian-born basketball player was on Friday taken to a hospital in the Serbian capital, but doctors failed to reanimate him. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic)
Basketball player dies during training in SerbiaFormer Florida State center Michael Ojo has died after collapsing during training in Serbia, his former team Red Star Belgrade say
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Trump moves against Chinese owners of TikTok and WeChat appsPresident Trump broadly prohibits unspecified ‘transactions’ with Chinese owners of TikTok and WeChat via executive order in 45 days
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Palermo sets example for the return of tour-level tennisLocal organizers and the WTA Tour have been vigilant about abiding by strict health protocols in order to hold this week’s Palermo Ladies Open
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - In this July 22, 2020, file photo, a man takes a coronavirus test at a mobile site at the Charles Drew University of Medicine and Science, in Los Angeles.  The coronavirus is striking hard at the Latino community in the U.S., raising alarms among Democrats that the pandemic will depress registration and turnout among a group of voters they are counting on in November. Latinos are being infected with the COVID-19 disease at exceedingly high rates in places like Arizona, California, Florida and Texas that are considered battlegrounds for president or races that will be pivotal for control of Congress (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)
Job losses, fear of virus complicate Latino voter hopesLatinos in the U.S. have been hit hard by the coronavirus outbreak, leading to concerns among voting rights groups that they will be less likely to register and vote in November
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - In this May 1, 2013, file photo, Carmen Blandin Tarleton speaks at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston following a face transplant. In February 2007 her estranged husband doused her with industrial strength lye, burning more than 80 percent of her body. In July 2020, Tarleton became the first American and only the second person globally to undergo a second face transplant procedure after her first transplant failed. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)
A US first, New Hampshire woman gets second face transplantA New Hampshire woman has received a second face transplant
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Cyclists are injured in a crash on the final stretch of the opening stage of the Tour de Pologne race in Katowice, Poland, on Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2020. The crash began with a high-speed collision between two Dutchmen sprinting for the win, Fabio Jakobsen and Dylan Groenewegen. Jakobsen was hospitalized in serious condition and put into an induced coma. He was declared the winner of the opening stage and Groenewegen was disqualified after the crash. (AP Photo)
Dutch cyclist in Poland crash conscious, in good conditionDutch cyclist Fabio Jakobsen is in good condition after he was brought out of an induced coma following a controversial crash with a countryman near the finish line at the Tour of Poland
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Salary caps for teams in lower leagues of English footballClubs in the third and fourth professional divisions in English football have voted to introduce squad salary caps
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Minnesota Lynx players lock arms during a moment of silence in honor of Breonna Taylor before a WNBA basketball game against the Connecticut Sun, Sunday, July 26, 2020, in Bradenton, Fla. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)
Winfrey demanding justice for Breonna Taylor with billboardsFirst, Oprah Winfrey put Breonna Taylor on the cover of O, The Oprah Magazine
The Associated Press2 hours ago
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