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UN condemns Israeli settlements as Obama declines to veto

In a striking rupture with past practice, the United States allowed the U.N. Security Council on Friday to condemn Israeli settlements in the West Bank and east Jerusalem as a “flagrant violation” of international law. In doing so, the outgoing Obama administration brushed aside Donald Trump’s demands that the U.S. exercise its veto and provided a climax to years of icy relations with Israel’s leadership.

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Two U.S. service members killed, two wounded in Afghanistan

Two U.S. service members were killed and another two wounded in Afghanistan Thursday, according to a statement from U.S. Forces Afghanistan. The service members were participating in a train, advise and assist mission in Kunduz district, Kunduz province when they were fired upon.

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Life after the Olympics

Rio de Janeiro tries to readjust to normalcy after a hectic lead up to the Olympic games. Daily life has resumed, with all the pleasure and challenges it brings. A lot was put on hold, and the city still must host the Paralympic Games beginning on Sept. 7th​.
Kevin G. Hall and Tong Wu McClatchy
Life after the Olympics 1:08

Life after the Olympics

NATO Secretary General’s statement on the outcome of Brexit 1:24

NATO Secretary General’s statement on the outcome of Brexit

Cuban fishermen call on more collaboration with US to preserve marine life 1:36

Cuban fishermen call on more collaboration with US to preserve marine life

Gull falls into curry, turns orange 1:12

Gull falls into curry, turns orange