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Exclusive: Russia used Facebook to try to spy on Macron campaign - sources

SAN FRANCISCO Russian intelligence agents attempted to spy on President Emmanuel Macron's election campaign earlier this year by creating phony Facebook personas, according to a U.S. Congressman and two other people briefed on the effort. | Video

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Charlie Gard to be moved to hospice to die, British judge rules

LONDON Charlie Gard will spend his final hours in a hospice before a ventilator that keeps him alive is turned off, a judge ruled on Thursday, after a harrowing legal battle that prompted a debate over who has the authority to decide the fate of a sick child.

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Thousands rush to pray at Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa mosque amid tension

JERUSALEM Thousands of Muslim worshippers rushed to pray at Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa Mosque in chaotic scenes on Thursday after Israel backed down in the face of 10 days of often-violent unrest and removed security measures it had installed at the sacred site. | Video

United Nations, Israel 12:55pm EDT

Saudi-led coalition stops oil tankers from entering Yemen, U.N. says

LONDON A Saudi-led military coalition and the government of Yemen denied four oil tankers access to a Yemeni port last week, a move that could hurt the flow of aid and exacerbate a cholera outbreak in the country, a United Nations agency said.

United Nations, Yemen 12:59pm EDT

Al-Jazeera says to fight any bid to shut its Jerusalem office

JERUSALEM/DOHA The Qatar-based Al-Jazeera news outlet on Thursday vowed a legal fight against Israel if Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu pursued plans to shut its office in Jerusalem, and it also accused him of supporting a regional blockade of Qatar.

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Iran claims successful rocket test, move likely to anger U.S.

DUBAI Iran has successfully tested a rocket that can deliver satellites into orbit, state television reported on Thursday, an event likely to raise tensions with the United States because of its potential use in a ballistic missile.

Science, 11:36am EDT

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