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State Department: Nauert out as pick for UN ambassador

State Department: Nauert out as pick for UN ambassador

WASHINGTON — Heather Nauert, picked by President Donald Trump to be the next U.S. ambassador to the United Nations but never officially nominated, has withdrawn from consideration, the State Department said.
Saudis say crown prince doesn't intend to buy Man United

Saudis say crown prince doesn't intend to buy Man United

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman does not intend to buy Manchester United, the kingdom's government said, while confirming its sovereign wealth fund held sponsorship talks with English football's most successful team.
'Taking their last breath': IS hides among Syrian civilians

'Taking their last breath': IS hides among Syrian civilians

BAGHOUZ, Syria — From a self-proclaimed caliphate that once spread across much of Syria and Iraq, the Islamic State group has been knocked back to a speck of land on the countries' shared border.
Chicago police seek follow-up interview with Jussie Smollett

Chicago police seek follow-up interview with Jussie Smollett

Chicago police said Sunday they're still seeking a follow-up interview with Jussie Smollett after receiving new information that "shifted" their investigation of a reported attack on the "Empire" actor.

Smollett developments leave some baffled, others outraged

LOS ANGELES — The national outrage that simmered after actor Jussie Smollett said he was attacked by people shouting racial and anti-gay slurs was fueled in part by celebrities who spoke out loud and strong on social media.
Suspect in 2010 Cabanas shooting gets 20 years in Mexico

Suspect in 2010 Cabanas shooting gets 20 years in Mexico

MEXICO CITY — The man suspected of shooting former Paraguay national soccer team standout Salvador Cabanas in the head in 2010 has been sentenced to 20 years in prison in Mexico.
Beckham family steals the show at London Fashion Week

Beckham family steals the show at London Fashion Week

LONDON — Victoria Beckham doesn't need celebrities at her fashion shows — her A-list family provides more than enough star power.
Saudi crown prince arrives in Pakistan for regional visit

Saudi crown prince arrives in Pakistan for regional visit

ISLAMABAD — Saudi Arabia's powerful Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman began his four-day regional visit on Sunday, arriving in Pakistan where Saudi officials signed agreements worth $20 billion to help the Islamic nation overcome its financial crisis.
Fire in slum kills 9 in southeastern Bangladesh

Fire in slum kills 9 in southeastern Bangladesh

DHAKA, Bangladesh — A devastating blaze raced through a crammed slum in southeastern Bangladesh on Sunday, killing at least nine people and injuring several others, a fire official said.
Iran points to Pakistan after deadly attack on Guard

Iran points to Pakistan after deadly attack on Guard

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran's parliament speaker said Sunday that an attack that killed 27 members of Iran's elite Revolutionary Guard was "planned and carried out from inside Pakistan," which he said should answer for it.