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Holiday flight departs after 38-hour delay

BBC News - Fri, 21 Jul 2017 - 2:47pm
A flight from Aberdeen to Portugal has finally taken off after being delayed since early on Thursday morning.

White House spokesman Sean Spicer resigns

Al Jazeera - Fri, 21 Jul 2017 - 2:09pm
Press secretary steps down over Donald Trump's naming of Anthony Scaramucci as his new communications director.

U.S. to Bar Americans From Traveling to North Korea

World News (NY Times) - Fri, 21 Jul 2017 - 1:32pm
The announcement came only hours after Mike Pompeo, the C.I.A. director, hinted that the United States was considering seeking a regime change in North Korea.

Saturday Profile: The Female Warlord Who Had C.I.A. Connections and Opium Routes

World News (NY Times) - Fri, 21 Jul 2017 - 1:26pm
Born to royalty in Burma, Olive Yang, who died last week at 90, rejected her birthright to become a cross-dressing warlord and opium trafficker.

China holds Canadians 'for smoking marijuana'

BBC News - Fri, 21 Jul 2017 - 1:22pm
Officials reportedly entered a hotel room where members of a travelling equestrian show were staying.

Alvaro Morata: Chelsea sign Real Madrid striker for club record £60m

BBC News - Fri, 21 Jul 2017 - 1:20pm
Premier League champions Chelsea sign striker Alvaro Morata from Spanish giants Real Madrid for a club record fee of about £60m.

What We Finally Got Around to Learning at the Procrastination Research Conference

World News (NY Times) - Fri, 21 Jul 2017 - 1:12pm
For the last 20 years, academic researchers have gathered at this event to share and debate their studies without being mocked.

Tour de France 2017: Edvald Boasson Hagen wins stage 19

BBC News - Fri, 21 Jul 2017 - 12:28pm
Edvald Boasson Hagen solos to victory on stage 19 of the Tour de France as Britain's Chris Froome maintains his overall lead of 23 seconds.

DR Congo loses $750m in mining revenues to corruption

Al Jazeera - Fri, 21 Jul 2017 - 12:25pm
Global Witness says at least $750m paid to Congo's tax bodies and state mining company disappeared in 2013-2015.

UpFront special: Islam, ISIL and the Papacy

Al Jazeera - Fri, 21 Jul 2017 - 12:18pm
In this special on religion, Tahir ul Qadri attacks ISIL's ideology, and we debate if Pope Francis is a reformer

Rights group wants monitors to look into Qatar blockade

Al Jazeera - Fri, 21 Jul 2017 - 12:13pm
Brussels-based rights group says 'siege' is against principle of non-interference in other country's internal affairs.

Islamic scholar: ISIL 'enemies of Islam'

Al Jazeera - Fri, 21 Jul 2017 - 12:11pm
'They are enemies of humankind, enemies of Islam,' says prominent Pakistani Islamic scholar Tahir ul Qadri.

Tahir ul Qadri: 'No rule of law' in Pakistan

Al Jazeera - Fri, 21 Jul 2017 - 12:11pm
Pakistan is being ruled by a 'dictatorship of the elite based on corruption', says Pakistani politician Tahir ul Qadri.

UN blames Saudi-led coalition for deadly Yemen strikes

Al Jazeera - Fri, 21 Jul 2017 - 11:59am
UN human rights office says strikes hit three families staying in a makeshift straw house after fleeing their homes.

Is Pope Francis a real reformer?

Al Jazeera - Fri, 21 Jul 2017 - 11:44am
We debate Pope Francis’ reforms to the Catholic Church, and whether or not he is too progressive.

Al-Aqsa: Clashes in Jerusalem's Old City

Al Jazeera - Fri, 21 Jul 2017 - 10:53am
At least three Palestinians killed and over a hundred protesters injured in clashes over the al-Aqsa Mosque controversy.

NewsGrid - Al Jazeera's interactive news hour

Al Jazeera - Fri, 21 Jul 2017 - 9:55am
Live every day at 15:00 GMT, our interactive news bulletin gives you the opportunity to engage with our team directly.

Mustache Intact, Salvador Dalí’s Remains Are Exhumed in Paternity Suit

World News (NY Times) - Fri, 21 Jul 2017 - 9:45am
Pilar Abel, who says the Surrealist artist was her father, obtained a court order allowing DNA tests.

Rex Tillerson hopes Qatar blockade will be lifted

Al Jazeera - Fri, 21 Jul 2017 - 9:34am
Secretary of State calls for an end to siege of Qatar, saying US is happy with its efforts at combating terror funding.

Reality Check: Is Brexit inevitable?

BBC News - Fri, 21 Jul 2017 - 9:02am
How the law, politics and practicalities could affect the process of the UK leaving the EU.
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