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Trump's son-in-law to address Senate committee Monday

Congressional investigators probing Russia's meddling in the U.S. election will have their first opportunity this week to hear from someone in U.S. President Donald Trump's innermost circle: son-in-law Jared Kushner.
Kushner, who is a senior adviser to the president and is married to Trump's daughter, Ivanka, will talk to staff on the Senate intelligence committee Monday behind closed doors.
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Israel's Foreign Ministry said on Monday that a security guard at the country's embassy in Jordan opened fire, killing two Jordanians, after being attacked by one of them with a screwdriver.
The incident took place on Sunday evening, at a residential building used by embassy staff.
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AMMAN, Jordan — Three people, including an Israeli man, were wounded by gunfire Sunday in a residential building in the heavily fortified Israeli embassy compound in Jordan’s capital, the kingdom’s Public Security Directorate said.
Before the shooting, Jordanians had entered the apartment building for carpentry work, the statement said.
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Suicide bombing kills 24, wounds 40 in Kabul

A suicide attacker detonated a car bomb in the western part of Kabul on Monday, killing at least 24 people and wounding 40, doubling earlier casualty estimates, an Interior Ministry spokesman in the Afghan capital said.
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Suicide bombing kills at least 35 in Kabul

A suicide attacker detonated a car bomb in the western part of Kabul on Monday, killing at least 35 people, more than doubling earlier casualty estimates, an Interior Ministry spokesman in the Afghan capital said.
Police cordoned off the area, located near the house of the deputy government Chief Executive Mohammad Mohaqiq in a part of the city where many of the mainly Shia Hazara community live, but they said the target of the attack was so far unclear.
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Mike Tyson: 'I was molested as a child'

Boxer-turned-actor Mike Tyson has revealed a childhood molestation turned him into a fighting machine.
The Hangover star was talking about his challenging childhood in Brooklyn, New York during an ESPN E:60 interview with old pal Jeremy Schapp when he let slip he had been the victim of a local pervert who dragged him into a building and “molested” him.
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It's official: 'Wonder Woman II' is coming

SAN DIEGO — Wonder Woman has a few reasons to celebrate.
As of Sunday, the superhero pic is now the highest-grossing film of the summer with $398 million from North American theatres, and the sequel is official.
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9 people found dead in truck outside Walmart in suspected smuggling case [Video]

Eight people were found dead in a tractor-trailer loaded with at least 30 others outside a Walmart store in Texas’ stifling summer heat in what police are calling a horrific human trafficking case.
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Quebec flood debris turned into art to honour victims

Artists in an off-island Montreal suburb are binding driftwood and found objects together as a symbol of the tight bonds that were formed in the wake of the historic floods that swept through the region this past spring.
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The super-sized successor to NASA’s legendary Hubble Space Telescope is more than a year away from deploying its massive two-storey tall, gold-plated mirrors in the harshness of deep space. That’s why scientists are busy freezing the US$9 billion, 6,200 kilogram spacecraft to see if they can break it here on Earth.
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Comic-Con hits: Black Panther, Batman, Stranger Things

SAN DIEGO -- From "Black Panther" to Batman, "Stranger Things" to "Blade Runner 2049," and "Ready Player One" to Rep. John Lewis, Comic-Con had something for almost every pop-culture appetite.
As the annual fan convention in San Diego wraps Sunday after four days of panels, presentations, screenings and autograph signings, here's a look at some of the highlights.
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Olympic swimming icon Michael Phelps took on his greatest challenge ever in a Shark Week showdown.
As the main attraction to The Discovery Channel’s annual event showcasing an endless schedule of shark-related programming, Phelps vowed to race a real-life shark.
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