Saudi Arabia is not pressing for war, but its options to avoid one are narrowing. And that suits its nemesis Iran just fine.

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A Louisiana police captain was killed and another officer was wounded Friday after a routine traffic stop ended in a shootout, CNN affiliate WVUE reported.

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Taylor Swift has canceled a scheduled performance at Australia's Melbourne Cup, after animal rights activists campaigned against her appearance at the horse racing event.

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First, authorities discovered a spine-chilling 2,246 fetal remains in the Illinois garage of an abortion doctor after his death. Then, investigators found "thousands" of abandoned medical records across his abortion clinics in Indiana, the Indiana attorney general announced on Friday.

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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have committed to flying commercial for their upcoming visit to southern Africa, having faced criticism for their use of private jets for their summer vacations.

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Boris Johnson has been backed into a corner over Brexit. Partly through his own missteps, partly from the growing opposition to his "do-or-die" Brexit plan, Johnson is a man for whom the losses are piling up, while the UK is a country running out of time.

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A makeup artist who worked for television personality Charlie Rose for 22 years is suing him for sexual harassment, saying he created a toxic work environment where women were sexually harassed, dominated and diminished, according to court documents filed on Thursday.

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Famous hotelier and philanthropist Barron Hilton died this week at his home in Los Angeles.

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Authorities say they thwarted two potential attacks on schools this week, thanks to tips from concerned citizens.

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With the vast majority of the votes counted, Israel's political future is uncertain with neither current Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu nor his opponent Benny Gantz currently holding enough seats to form a governing coalition. Far from being what some Israeli pundits thought would be a useless Seinfeld-like show about nothing, the so-called September 17 do-over elections may well be remembered as one of the most confusing and turbulent in Israel's history. But it may also prove to be an election that could usher in changes that could over time reshape Israel's political landscape.

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