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Charlottesville decides Justice, Emancipation are…

Charlottesville's leaders have decided their city isn't ready for Emancipation and Justice, giving the former Lee and Jackson parks neutral names.

10 Things to Know for Today

Among 10 Things to Know: Russians praise Putin, pity Trump after Finland summit; In policy shift, US open to direct talks with Taliban; Rohingya hunker down in Bangladesh as monsoon season arrives

Stranded woman drank water from moss after…

A self-described lucky beachcomber says her best find yet is a woman who survived a 250-foot car plunge off a cliff and a week stranded on a remote California beach

The Latest: Afghan official says Taliban kill 9 in Kandahar

Afghan official says Taliban insurgents attacked police checkpoints in southern Kandahar province, killing nine police

Trial begins for Army sergeant charged in his wife's killing

The trial of an Army sergeant charged in his wife's killing has begun in U.S. District Court in Baltimore

BBC Innovators: Inventing for Africa

Bernard Kiwia is the brain-child of an innovator school Twende that's helping his community to invent solutions to local problems.

Protesters Fly A Giant Baby Trump Balloon Over…

A giant balloon of "Trump Baby" in a diaper has taken flight over Britain's Houses of Parliament.

Roll-Royce Is Coming Out With A Flying Car

Rolls-Royce just unveiled its plans for a flying personal vehicle, pitting the car and plane engineer against companies like Uber who are developing their own flying cars.

The Latest: Scaramucci says Trump must 'reverse…

Scaramucci: Trump must disavow Helsinki press conference comments doubting US intelligence and accepting Putin's denials

Florida woman left out of will is accused of killing mom

Authorities say a Florida woman severely beat her 85-year-old mother after learning she wouldn't be receiving an inheritance from her

Ahead of IPO, China's Didi seeks a $1.5 bln…

Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi Chuxing is looking to spin off its car services unit in a deal worth up to $1.5 billion, ahead of its expected IPO, people with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters. Ed Giles reports.

Amazon's hopes its Prime Day doesn't go to the…

Amazon is hoping customers don't see any more dogs, after early problems on Prime Day meant people trying to shop got only images of the cute canines delivering an apologetic message

Their Crying Son Managed to Say 'Kloe. Inside. Washer'

What seemed like a "new and cool" home upgrade nearly turned into a tragedy for one family in Conifer, Colo., and mom Lindsey McIver is now speaking out about it. In a Facebook post last Wednesday, McIver writes that she was somewhat reluctant to share her story due to fears...

US Challenges Retaliatory Tariffs Imposed By 5…

The U.S. launched the disputes at the World Trade Organization on Monday.

EU security chief: 'far too much' online extremist content

The European Union's security chief has urged the bloc's 28 members to work together to combat illegal extremist content on the internet, saying there is "far too much" of it online

Fashion firms upend design routine to focus on…

Prototypes? Passe. Fashion companies upend their design process with sharper technology as they race to get trends to shoppers

San Antonio store owner's killer set for execution

A Texas death row inmate was set for execution Tuesday evening as lawyers argued in the courts that the state parole board improperly refused his clemency request because he's black

AP Exclusive: Survivor blames officials for…

A state corrections counselor who was taken hostage during a deadly riot last year at Delaware's maximum-security prison says prison officials are to blame

Obama to deliver Mandela address in likely rebuke…

Obama to deliver Mandela address in likely rebuke to Trump, promoting values now under threat