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Raquel Morales in the Bronx, July 18, 2019. Temperatures in the city are forecasted to reach 100 degrees over the weekend. The New York Times
Heat waves are now longer, frequent and dangerous

Average number of heat waves rose from an average of two per year in the 1960s to the current average of nearly six per year.

Racist to the bone

Donald Trump claims he doesn’t have a "Racist bone in my body!”

File Photo: A Jet2 aircraft taxis past British Airways aircraft at Terminal 5 of Heathrow Airport in west London March 21, 2010. Reuters

Airline fines unruly passenger $106,000

Her behaviour aboard a flight prompted military jets to escort the plane back to an airport, the airline says

Workers pray inside the remains of a mosque discovered by the Israel Antiquities Authority and which they say is one of the world's oldest mosques, in the outskirts of the Bedouin town of Rahat in southern Israel July 18, 2019. Reuters

Mosque found from when Islam arrived in holy land

It dates back to the 7th to 8th centuries, archaeologists say

FILE -- Police officers tend to a man who was shot in Morelia, Michoacán, Mexico, Mar 23, 2018. Many in Mexico would argue that the drug cartels' violence has only grown worse since the extradition of Joaquin Guzman Loera, the infamous drug lord known as El Chapo. (Brett Gundlock/The New York Times)

El Chapo’s life sentence a ‘pyrrhic victory’ for Mexico

The drug lord is sentenced for smuggling drugs into the US and leaving a trail of death in his wake

FILE PHOTO: School girls hold umbrellas as they perform during India's Independence Day celebrations in Agartala, India. Aug 15, 2018. REUTERS

Bullied by peers, Indian LGBT students drop out of schools

Abuse included threats of rape, groping, hitting and kicking, being locked in a room, having their belongings stolen and having nasty rumours spread about them

‘Stranger Things’ is one of the more notable series from Netflix, whose second-quarter performance showed signs of vulnerability. The New York Times

Netflix loses subscribers in US as growth slows

The streaming giant said it had added 2.7m people in the second quarter of 2019, well short of the five million investors were expecting

US President Donald Trump speaks at a

Trump intensifies attacks on congresswomen

He reiterated his call for them to leave the country at a rally

File Photo: Protestors from the Gujjar community shout slogans in Sikandra in Rajasthan June 2, 2007. Reuters

10 killed in caste-driven India land dispute

A village chief and a group of higher-caste men open fire on poor farmers

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ICC suspends Zimbabwe

Their cricket administration is not free from government interference, the world body of the game says

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FILE -- Boeing 737 Max airplanes at the Renton Municipal Airport near Boeing's factory in Renton, Wash., May 15, 2019. Boeing said on Thursday, July 18, 2019, that it would take a $5.6 billion charge in the quarter as it reels from the prolonged grounding of its 737 Max. (Lindsey Wasson/The New York Times)

Boeing expects a $5.6bn hit

It reels from the prolonged grounding of its 737 Max

An Afghan policeman keeps watch at the site of a blast near Kabul University in Kabul, Afghanistan July 19, 2019. REUTERS

Blast near Afghan university kills two

At least 10 people are injured

‘Stranger Things’ is one of the more notable series from Netflix, whose second-quarter performance showed signs of vulnerability. The New York Times

Netflix loses subscribers in US as growth slows

The streaming giant said it had added 2.7m people in the second quarter of 2019, well short of the five million investors were expecting