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Iran test-fired anti-ship missile during drills last week: U.S. source
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Iran test-fired a short-range anti-ship missile in the Strait of Hormuz during naval drills last week that Washington believes were aimed at sending a message as the United States reimposes sanctions on Tehran, a U.S. official said on Friday.
A Canadian tweet in a Saudi king's court crosses a red line
OTTAWA/RIYADH/DUBAI (Reuters) - For years, Canadian pressure on human rights in Saudi Arabia had elicited no more than a standard rejection. But all that changed last week, when a Canadian complaint was translated into Arabic and set off a diplomatic row.
Group asks Trump to unblock 41 Twitter users after court ruling
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. free speech group on Friday asked President Donald Trump to unblock 41 Twitter users after a federal judge in May ordered him to restore access to a group of individuals who filed suit.
Confirmation hearings for U.S. top court nominee Kavanaugh open Sept. 4
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Confirmation hearings for U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh will begin on Sept. 4, Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley announced in a statement on Friday.
Tesla short-sellers back in force as shares remain shaky
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The number of Tesla Inc shares sold short has rebounded and are now higher than before CEO Elon Musk proposed on Tuesday taking the electric car maker private, according to data from financial technology and analytics firm S3 Partners.
U.S. inflation pressures rise in July; Fed on track to lift rates
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. consumer prices rose in July and the underlying trend continued to strengthen, pointing to a steady increase in inflation pressures that keeps the Federal Reserve on track to gradually raise interest rates.
'Asian August' comes to Hollywood, but will it last?
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Phil Yu is excited. The Los Angeles-based blogger saw an advance screening months ago of “Crazy Rich Asians” and now the first Hollywood movie in 25 years with an all-Asian cast is about to arrive in theaters along with two other predominantly Asian films.
'Insatiable' TV cast rejects fat-shaming jibes but reviews are harsh
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The cast of “Insatiable” defended their new television show against accusations of fat-shaming, but unusually harsh reviews suggest the U.S. series has more to worry about than the debate around weight and popularity.
Phillies acquire 1B Bour from Marlins
The Philadelphia Phillies acquired first baseman Justin Bour and cash considerations from the Miami Marlins on Friday for minor league left-hander McKenzie Mills, both teams announced.
NFL preseason roundup: Browns' Mayfield tosses 2 touchdown passes in debut
The NFL’s top two 2018 draft picks were on display as the Cleveland Browns defeated the New York Giants 20-10 in a preseason opener on Thursday night in East Rutherford, N.J.
POLITICS / INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS
SPAIN-GERMANY/ (PIX) (TV)
Spanish PM Sanchez and German Chancellor Merkel hold informal meeting in Sanlucar de Barrameda
Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez and German Chancellor Angela Merkel will hold an informal 2-day meeting where they will discuss issues on the bilateral and European agenda, with a particular emphasis on migration. The two leaders will have lunch and deliver a joint statement afterwards in Sanlucar de Barrameda on Saturday
11 Aug, 09:00 ET, 13:00 GMT
WIDER IMAGE - Spanish rescue boat Open Arms searches alone off Libya
Reuters Photographer Juan Medina spent 29 days with the Open Arms as it patrolled the Search and Rescue zone off the coast of Libya.
SCIENCE / TECHNOLOGY
SPACE-SUN/ (PIX) (TV) (GRAPHIC)
NASA seeks to 'touch the sun'
NASA will seek to 'touch the sun," launching a probe on Aug. 11 into the star's atmosphere to better understand space weather and solar radiation. The Parker Solar Probe will be the first ever such mission and the spacecraft, about the size of a small car, will travel about 4 million miles from the sun's surface, seven times closer than any spacecraft before it.
11 Aug, 03:33 ET, 07:33 GMT
ARTS / CULTURE / ENTERTAINMENT
METEOR-SHOWER/BOSNIA (PIX) (TV)
Perseid meteor shower lights up skies above Bosnia
Perseid meteor shower lights skies above central Bosnia giving stargazers a chance to see a display of shooting stars across the sky. The shower is expected to peak on Saturday/Sunday (August 11/12) night.
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