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Russia delivers more air defense equipment to Turkey ISTANBUL - Russia flew a fresh shipment of advanced air defense equipment to Turkey on Saturday, the Turkish Defence Ministry said, continuing to implement a deal that is likely to trigger U.S. sanctions against a NATO ally.
SOMALIA-SECURITY Death toll in hotel attack in Somalia's Kismayu jumps to 26: regional president
MOGADISHU/GAROWE, SOMALIA - The death toll from the attack on a hotel in Somalia’s port city of Kismayu has risen to 26, with Kenyans, Americans, a Briton and Tanzanians among the dead, Jubbaland region’s president said on Saturday. U.S.
STORM-BARRY New Orleans residents huddle at home, and in bars, ahead of hurricane
NEW ORLEANS - Tropical Storm Barry, poised to make landfall as the first Atlantic hurricane of 2019, churned ever closer to Louisiana’s shore early on Saturday as most New Orleans residents huddled at home, or in bars, bracing for the threat of severe flooding. HAWAII-WILDFIRES
Hawaii governor declares emergency for Maui wildfires HONOLULU - Hawaii’s governor on Friday declared an emergency on the island of Maui, where firefighters were battling a blaze that forced the evacuations of thousands of people and sent huge clouds of smoke billowing over nearby beaches.
U.S. regulators approve $5 billion Facebook settlement over privacy issues: source The U.S. Federal Trade Commission approved a roughly $5 billion settlement with Facebook Inc this week over its investigation into the social media company’s handling of user data, a source familiar with the situation said on Friday. AUTOS-EMISSIONS Trump administration freezing fuel efficiency penalties
WASHINGTON - The Trump administration said late on Friday it was issuing final rules to suspend a 2016 Obama administration regulation that more than doubled penalties for automakers failing to meet fuel efficiency requirements. ENTERTAINMENT
PEOPLE-RKELLY Singer R. Kelly charged in sex scheme of kidnapping and payoffs
CHICAGO - Singer R. Kelly, already charged with sexual assault in Illinois, was indicted in federal courts in New York and Chicago on Friday with transporting women and girls across state lines for sex, forcibly keeping them under his control and buying their silence. FILM-HARRY-MET-SALLY
In 'Harry Met Sally' tribute, New York deli invites contestants to 'have what she's having' NEW YORK - It was the moan heard around the world. In the 1989 movie “When Harry Met Sally,” actor Meg Ryan’s loud rendition of a woman faking an orgasm while seated at a New York deli stands as one of the most memorable moments in film history.
MLB roundup: Trout drives in 6 in Angels' combined no-hitter In their first home game since teammate Tyler Skaggs’ recent death, Taylor Cole and Felix Pena teamed for the 13th combined no-hitter in major league history as the Los Angeles Angels earned a 13-0 victory over the Seattle Mariners Friday night in Anaheim, Calif.
FOOTBALL-NFL-NOTEBOOK NFL notebook: 18-game sked under discussion
While the concept of a future 18-game NFL season is nothing new, with players objecting to the wear and tear of an added two games, the Wall Street Journal reported a potential compromise Friday. EVENTS UPCOMING
POLITICS / INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS BRITAIN-EU/LEADER-DEBATE (PIX) (TV)
Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt take part in Conservative Party leadership hustings Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt take part in Conservative Party leadership hustings in race to become Prime Minister. This debate will take place in Wyboston.
13 Jul 07:00 ET / 11:00 GMT BRITAIN-EU/LEADER-DEBATE (PIX) (TV)
Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt take part in Conservative Party leadership hustings Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt take part in Conservative Party leadership hustings in race to become Prime Minister. This debate will take place in Colchester.
13 Jul 12:00 ET / 16:00 GMT EU-KUWAIT/
EU Foreign Affairs rep Mogherini in Kuwait Federica Mogherini, High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Sheikh Sabah Khalid Al Hamad Al Sabah, Foreign minister of Kuwait will open the European Union Delegation to Kuwait.
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