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Mohammad Javed Zarif. Reuters (File Photo)
Trump caught off guard as
Zarif lands in G7 summit town

The Iranian foreign minister hold talks with the French president on reducing tension with Washington

Mike Pompeo: Secretary of hypocrisy

What about the case for ending a long war?

Ascot Racecourse, Ascot, Britain - June 20, 2019 Britain's Prince Andrew arrives by horse and carriage on ladies day REUTERS

Prince Andrew denies knowing of Epstein sex crimes

He never saw or suspected any sex crimes during their long friendship, the prince said in a statement

Private ambulances in Tehran. For wealthy Iranians, hiring an ambulance as one’s own private car has become the latest trend in a country with no shortage of frustrating traffic jams. The New York Times

Iran cracks down on use of
ambulances to beat traffic

Celebrities ride ambulances to avoid choking traffic that can turn a 10-minute ride into a two-hour trek

Domingo Perez Jr and Kathryn Landow, agents with Warburg Realty, host an adoption event with rescue animals from Animal Haven at the Morad Beekman, a building in New York, Jun 27, 2019. The New York Times

Can a puppy help sell your home?

Some brokers are bringing their love for animals to work and showing properties with shelter animals in tow

A horse race in Bima, on the Indonesian island of Sumbawa, where child jockeys are a longstanding tradition, Jul 7, 2019. Child-welfare advocates insist the practice amounts to child abuse and exploitation. But many of the jockeys grow up in households where their brothers and fathers also once raced, and the money they earn can be meaningful to a poor family. The New York Times

Where jockeys retire at age 10

On an Indonesian island, jockeys as young as 5 compete in high-stakes horse races, a risky practice decried by critics but an important source of income for many poor families

French President Emmanuel Macron and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson speak during a meeting at the Elysee Palace in Paris, France, August 22, 2019. Christophe Petit Tesson/Pool via REUTERS

Johnson puts his feet up in Macron's palace

He is filmed joking to the cameras and briefly resting his foot on a coffee table at the Elysee palace

A photo provided by NASA shows astronaut Anne McClain during a spacewalk at the International Space Station on Mar 22, 2019. NASA is examining a claim that McClain improperly accessed the bank account of her estranged spouse from the Space Station. The New York Times

How a bitter divorce battle on earth led to a 'space crime'

NASA is examining a claim that an astronaut improperly accessed the bank account of her estranged spouse from the Space Station

Taylor Swift returns to mostly interior concerns on her new album, “Lover.” The New York Times

Swift emerges from darkness unbroken on ‘Lover’

Her seventh album is a recalibration, playing to her old strengths while hinting at new paths forward

Ricarda, right foreground, addresses her employer, Huanxin Chen, left, during a protest at Sunshine Shirt Laundry Centre in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn, on Feb 16, 2019. The New York Times

NY laundry workers are fighting back

For some immigrants, owning a laundry can be a path to prosperity. But their employees, also immigrants, can get caught in a spiral of low wages, poor working conditions and social isolation

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No more govt funds for NCBs

They must operate with their own money, the finance minister says

Mohammad Javed Zarif. Reuters (File Photo)

Trump caught off guard as
Zarif lands in G7 summit town

The Iranian foreign minister hold talks with the French president on reducing tension with Washington

Priyanka Chopra to remain as UN ambassador

She retains the right to speak in her personal capacity, says UN