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world Leslie Jones hacked in racially-charged breach

Leslie Jones' professional website is down after hackers reportedly posted nude photos and personal documents of the comedian and actress. This follows Jones' brief hiatus from Twitter last month after a barrage of racist comments. Michelle Miller reports.

12 minutes ago // UPI

world Dilma Rousseff's impeachment trial in Brazilian senate begins

Andrew V. PestanoBRASILIA, Brazil, Aug. 25 UPI -- Brazil's Federal Senate on Thursday opened an impeachment trial against suspended President Dilma Rousseff over accusations she broke budget laws.

13 minutes ago // ABC

world The Latest: UN Seeks Improvements in Greek Refugee Camps

The United Nations refugee chief is urging Greece to improve shelter quality, sanitation and security in its refugee camps

20 minutes ago // ABC

world Norwegian Man Held on Suspicion of Joining IS Group in Syria

A court in Norway has detained a 32-year-old Norwegian man, suspected of joining the militant Islamic State group in Syria two years ago

21 minutes ago // Time

world These 5 Facts Show Things in the U.S. Arent as Bad as They Seem

America is in a state of irreversible decline, right? Wrong

21 minutes ago // UPI

world French court to rule on burqini bans

Ed AdamczykPARIS, Aug. 25 UPI -- A French court will hear arguments to overturn bans by 26 municipalities on full-body swimsuits known as burqinis.

23 minutes ago // Reuters

world Brazil's Senate begins Rousseff's impeachment trial

BRASILIA Reuters - Brazil's Senate started the trial of suspended President Dilma Rousseff on Thursday after a lengthy impeachment process that has paralyzed the politics of Latin America`s largest nation and is expected to culminate in her removal from office next week.

27 minutes ago // Reuters

world Hungary offers Serbia help in guarding borders against migrants

HAJDUKOVO, Serbia Reuters - Hungary is offering to send police to Serbia's border with Macedonia and Bulgaria to help its neighbor stem the flows of migrants crossing illegally into Western Europe, Interior Minister Sandor Pinter said on Thursday.

28 minutes ago // ABC

world The Latest: Russia Downplays US Conflict Over Syria Report

Russia's U.N. ambassador says there doesn't have to be a confrontation with the United States over a report that blames the Syrian government and Islamic State militants for carrying out chemical attacks in the conflict-torn country

30 minutes ago // ABC

world Indian Textile Maker Welspun Under Scrutiny Over Sheets

Scrutiny over whether its Egyptian cotton sheets are actually knock-offs has sent shares in Welspun India Ltd. plummeting

30 minutes ago // Reuters

world Czech PM backs European army in talks with Germany's Merkel

PRAGUE Reuters - The Czech Republic supports deeper European defense cooperation that could eventually lead to the creation of a European army, Czech Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka said after meeting German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Thursday.Sobotka said more European security and defense cooperation, in addition to the existing partnership in NATO, was a priority given the need to protect external EU borders and respond to growing security threats from places such as the Middle East.

31 minutes ago // Wall Street Journal

world Extremist Group Leader Injured in Shootout With German Police

The leader of a small faction of German extremists was seriously injured Thursday while trading gunfire with policeas he and supporters tried to prevent an eviction order being served on the house he was living in.

32 minutes ago // Reuters

world Russia agrees to 48-hour Aleppo truce, U.N. waiting for other parties to commit: de Mistura

GENEVA Reuters - Russia has agreed to a 48-hour humanitarian ceasefire in the divided Syrian city of Aleppo to allow aid deliveries, but security guarantees are awaited from other parties on the ground, U.N. officials said on Thursday.

32 minutes ago // USA Today

world Voices: After Kabul university bombing, fear for the future

Bombing sparks worries about future of promising university in Kabul.

33 minutes ago // ABC

world Turkey: Kurdish Rebels Attack Soldiers Guarding Party Leader

Kurdish rebels opened fire Thursday at security forces protecting a convoy of vehicles carrying Turkey's main opposition party leader in the northeast, killing a soldier and wounding two others, officials said

35 minutes ago // ABC

world The Latest: France Calls on Russia to Influence Assad

France's president is calling on Russia to push for a resumption of talks on a political transition in Syria as quickly as possible

35 minutes ago // CNN

world Brazil President's impeachment trial underway

With the Olympics party over, Brazil faced a sobering reality Thursday as its Senate opened the impeachment trial against suspended President Dilma Rousseff, the country's first female leader.

35 minutes ago // ABC

world Book Excerpt: 'The ISIS Hostage'

Book Excerpt: 'The ISIS Hostage: One Mans True Story of 13 Months in Captivity'

35 minutes ago // ABC

world Anti-Government Extremist Wounded in German Police Shootout

An armed anti-government extremist trying to prevent his eviction has been wounded in an exchange of gunfire with police in an eastern German town

37 minutes ago // ABC

world Aftershocks Rattle Italian Quake Zone; Toll Rises to 250

Aftershocks in central Italy rattled residents and rescue workers alike Thursday, as crews worked to find more earthquake survivors and the country anguished over its repeated failure to protect ancient towns and modern cities from seismic catastrophes

37 minutes ago // NPR

world The Pain Of Police Killings Can Last Decades

Cordero Ducksworth says he barely remembers his father, Roman, who died in 1962. And he didn't learn the circumstances of his death for almost 30 years. Now, he's fighting for justice.

39 minutes ago // Reuters

world Italy quake death toll hits 250 as rescuers search demolished towns

AMATRICE, Italy Reuters - The death toll from a devastating earthquake in central Italy climbed to at least 250 on Thursday and could rise further with rescue teams working for a second day to try to find survivors under the rubble of flattened towns.

45 minutes ago // Newsvine

world The Woulda Coulda Shoulda School of Foreign Policy Analysis

A recurring feature in criticism of President Obama's foreign policy, particularly in referring to strife-torn Syria and Iraq, is the notion that if only the United States had followed some different course, bad things in such overseas places would not be happening. The dominan …

47 minutes ago // BBC

world Starbucks cafe destroyed as tornadoes strike Indiana

A Starbucks cafe was one of several buildings destroyed after being hit by a tornado, in the town of Kokomo, Indianapolis. Only minor injuries have been reported in the area.

47 minutes ago // UPI

world Rift between U.S., China grows over THAAD deployment in South Korea

Elizabeth ShimWASHINGTON, Aug. 25 UPI -- The United States is not ruling out the possibility of further sanctions against North Korea in the wake of a SLBM launch.

49 minutes ago // VOA

world Report: African Population Boom + Poverty = Dangerous Mix

A new report says children in Africa may account for nearly half of the worlds poor by 2030. That prospect the result of rapid population growth and continued poverty poses problems for the continent, but a solution is not far off, some say. Nigeria is Africas most populous country with more than 170 million people and growing fast. The report by the London-based Overseas Development Institute ODI says the population boom coupled with existing poverty and extreme i

50 minutes ago // Wall Street Journal

world Why Is Spain's Economy Expanding So Robustly Without a Government?

The Spanish economy continued to expand in the second quarter, defying concerns that more than eight months of political deadlock would undermine one of Europes economic bright spots.

51 minutes ago // ABC

world Egyptian Lawyer in Solitary Confinement for Defying El-Sissi

For more than 100 days, Egyptian rights lawyer Malek Adly has been locked away in solitary confinement, with almost no communication with the outside world and sleeping on a bare floor in conditions his lawyers say amount to torture

51 minutes ago // New York Times

world Brazils Next Must-Watch Event: A Presidents Impeachment Trial

The Senate began its impeachment trial of President Dilma Rousseff, who was suspended in May facing corruption charges.

52 minutes ago // Fox News

world At least 250 dead in Italy quake as crews frantically search for survivors

Rescue crews aided by sniffer dogs dug through crumbled homes in Italy Thursday looking for earthquake survivors as the death toll reached 250 and officials anguished over how to secure their ancient towns and modern cities from the country's highly seismic terrain.

52 minutes ago // Fox News

world French burqini bans face legal challenges as tension mounts

Critics of local French bans on full-body burqini swimsuits have filed legal challenges, forcing the country's highest administrative authority to investigate Thursday whether such bans are actually legal, as photos and video surface showing police forcing Muslim women to disrobe.

54 minutes ago // ABC

world Aftershocks Rattle Italian Quake Zone; Toll Rises to 241

Aftershocks in central Italy rattled survivors Thursday, as crews kept hoping to find more earthquake survivors and the country anguished over its repeated failure to protect ancient towns and modern cities from seismic catastrophes

54 minutes ago // Wall Street Journal

world Study Argues for New Ways to Pressure North Korea

Top U.S. and South Korean officials for North Korea policy agreed to consider new punitive action against Pyongyang for its latest missile launch. But a forthcoming academic study argues that the current sanctions approach has failed and calls for deeper engagement by the U.S. with China to pressure the Kim Jong Un regime.

54 minutes ago // BBC

world Bad weather takes toll on French wine production

French wine production is likely to be 10% lower this year than in 2015 because of a spring frost and a heatwave now.

55 minutes ago // ABC

world WATCH: Tropical Wave Headed Toward Florida, Bahamas This Weekend

Hurricane Gaston is expected to weaken later today and revert from a hurricane back to a tropical storm, according to the U.S. National Hurricane Center.

58 minutes ago // CNN

world Opinion: Putin's Middle East folly

Aaron David Miller says reports that Putin might try to broker peace shouldn't disturb the U.S; he says the Russian leader would only court failure