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Even after Trump warning, Mueller likely to probe president's finances: reports

U.S. President Donald Trump's growing anxiety about the federal Russia probe has spilled into public view with his warning in a New York Times interview earlier this week that special counsel Robert Mueller would be out of bounds if he dug into the Trump family's finances.
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In South Sudan, a child soldier long thought dead comes back

JUBA, South Sudan -- She had no body to bury, so the grieving mother kneeled in the dirt outside her small hut, recited psalms and simply traced her finger over the uneven earth.
It was December 2015, a year after Nyayan Koang’s boy was abducted by government soldiers at the age of just 14 to fight in South Sudan’s army.
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Asian ISIS supporters galvanized by Philippine city siege: report

JAKARTA, Indonesia - The attack by Islamic State group-affiliated militants on a Philippine city has galvanized its Southeast Asian supporters and spells trouble for the region, a top terrorism researcher said Friday as the occupation of Marawi nears two months despite a sustained military offensive.
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Quake damages buildings on Greek island; 2 killed, 120 hurt

ATHENS, Greece — A powerful earthquake shook the Greek resort island of Kos early Friday morning, damaging older and historic buildings and the main port, killing at least two people and causing more than 120 injuries, authorities said.
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Cops wage psychological warfare against online drug bazaars

HOUSTON - In an innovative blow to illicit internet commerce, cyberpolice shut down the world's leading "darknet" marketplace - then quietly seized a second bazaar to amass intelligence on illicit drug merchants and buyers.
AlphaBay, formerly the internet's largest darknet site, had already gone offline July 5 with the arrest in Thailand of its alleged creator and administrator.
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Asian shares meander as central banks keep monetary policy steady

TOKYO - Asian shares were mixed Friday in muted trading after the European Central Bank announced no changes to its stimulus policies.
KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 slipped 0.2 per cent to 20,109.57 while Australia's S&P/ASX 200 lost 0.2 per cent to 5,750.70.
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Trump legal team looking to investigate Mueller's investigative team

WASHINGTON - U.S. President Donald Trump's legal team is evaluating potential conflicts of interest among members of special counsel Robert Mueller's investigative team, three people with knowledge of the matter said Thursday. The revelations come as Mueller's investigation appears likely to probe some of the Trump family's business ties.
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Big Brother Canada to return for sixth season in 2018

TORONTO — The fans have spoken and Global TV says Big Brother Canada will be returning in 2018.
The fate of the series was in doubt after host Arisa Cox said in June that the Canadian edition of the reality franchise was going on hiatus and would not return next year.
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South Korea calls for North Korea to respond to talk offers

SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of - South Korea on Friday urged North Korea to accept its offers for talks as Pyongyang continued to ignore Seoul's proposal for a military meeting to ease animosities along their tense border.
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Coffee recalled: It's not caffeine keeping you up

GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas — A Texas coffee company is recalling one of its roasts because it was making some men a bit too excited.
Bestherbs Coffee LLC issued the voluntary recall for its New of Kopi Jantan Tradisional Natural Herbs Coffee after the U.S.
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'Blade Runner 2049,' 'Stranger Things' bring VR to Comic-Con

SAN DIEGO -- Comic-Con visitors are getting more than an early look at anticipated movies and shows. They're going inside them with virtual reality.
The studios behind "Blade Runner 2049" and "Stranger Things 2" have created temporary installations in downtown San Diego where fans can soar through the Los Angeles of the future in a Spinner ship from "Blade Runner 2049" or visit the Hawkins, Indiana, house where Will Byers lives in "Stranger Things.
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Parole hearing for Paul Bernardo pushed back

Schoolgirl killer Paul Bernardo’s bid for parole has been delayed.
The notorious sicko began his application for day parole last year. He was scheduled to have a hearing in August, but that has since been pushed back to October, according to various media reports.
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