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Qatar restores diplomatic ties to Iran amid regional crisis

Aug 24, 2017

Qatar has restored full diplomatic relations with Iran, ignoring the demands of Arab nations now trying to isolate the energy-rich country

US Navy: Body found by Malaysia not one of McCain's missing

Aug 24, 2017

The U.S. Navy's 7th Fleet says a body found by Malaysian forces is not one of the sailors missing after a collision between the USS John S. McCain and an oil tanker

Lucky numbers for $758.7M Powerball jackpot drawn

Aug 24, 2017

Lottery players across the U.S. scooped up $2 Powerball tickets in hopes of beating the odds and winning a massive $758.7 million jackpot in Wednesday night's drawing.

The Latest: Body found at sea not one of McCain's missing

Aug 24, 2017

The U.S. Navy's 7th Fleet says a body found by Malaysian forces is not one of the sailors missing after a collision between the USS John S. McCain and an oil tanker

China criticizes US trade probe as protectionism

Aug 24, 2017

China has criticized the U.S. government's decision to launch a trade investigation of Beijing's technology policy as protectionist and an attack on the global trading system

Egypt angered by US aid cut over human rights concerns

Aug 24, 2017

Egypt has reacted angrily to the U.S. decision to cut or delay nearly $300 million in military and economic aid over concerns about Cairo's human rights record, a surprise decision given the countries' close ties since President Donald Trump took office

Major Australian TV network Nine posts $160 million loss

Aug 24, 2017

Nine Entertainment Co. is the latest Australian free-to-air television network owner in the red, posting a loss for the last fiscal year due to a weak advertising market and asset write downs

The Latest: New 7th Fleet chief thanks navies for support

Aug 24, 2017

Vice Adm. Phillip Sawyer, the new commander of the U.S. 7th Fleet, has thanked the many navies that contacted the fleet with condolences and offers of support following the collision between the USS John. S. McCain and an oil tanker east of Singapore

Federal judge again tosses out Texas voter ID law

Aug 24, 2017

A federal judge has once again thrown out Texas' voter ID law in the latest court defeat for state Republican lawmakers over voting rights

Mississippi shipyard to fix destroyer hit in June collision

Aug 24, 2017

A damaged U.S. Navy destroyer will be repaired at a Mississippi shipyard

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