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Two teens killed, many injured in Florida nightclub shooting

FORT MYERS, Fla. Two teenagers were killed and as many as 18 other people were wounded early on Monday in a shooting outside a party at a Florida nightclub that police in Fort Myers said was not an act of terror. | Video

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New York City police upgrade gear after Texas, Louisiana shootings

The New York City Police Department has acquired $7 million in military-style protective equipment for patrol officers in response to recent shooting attacks on police in Baton Rouge and Dallas earlier this month, officials said on Monday.

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Turkey detains 42 journalists in crackdown as Europe sounds alarm

ISTANBUL Turkey ordered the detention of 42 journalists on Monday, broadcaster NTV reported, under a crackdown following a failed coup that has targeted more than 60,000 people, drawing fire from the European Union.

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Diplomatic win for China as ASEAN drops reference to maritime court ruling

VIENTIANE China scored a diplomatic victory on Monday as Southeast Asian nations dropped a U.S.-backed proposal to mention a landmark international court ruling against Beijing's territorial claims in the South China Sea in a joint statement. | Video

U.S. judge faults Uber, bans background check in NY lawsuit

NEW YORK A federal judge on Monday banned Uber Technologies Inc and its Chief Executive Travis Kalanick from using information from a background check on a passenger bringing a price-fixing lawsuit, saying the investigative firm conducting the probe may have engaged in criminal conduct.

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Cold War ghosts haunt Latvia amid renewed NATO-Russia tensions

RIGA Hidden in the forests of Aluksne, near Latvia's north-eastern border with Russia, the remains of a former Soviet nuclear missile base are a magnet for tourists now rather than a top-secret site manned by soldiers.


Wildfire threatens 20,000 homes near Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES A California wildfire that has destroyed more than a dozen homes and left one man dead is forcing thousands of residents to flee as flames raged for a fourth day through drought-parched canyons and foothills north of Los Angeles, officials said on Monday. | Video