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Passengers airlifted from crippled cruise ship in storm off Norway
Rescue helicopters evacuated more than 150 people from a luxury cruise ship which suffered engine failure on Saturday in stormy weather off the west coast of Norway, police and rescue workers said.
Islamic State 'caliphate' defeated, yet threat persists
U.S.-backed forces proclaimed the capture of Islamic State's last territory in Syria on Saturday, eliminating its rule over a self-proclaimed "caliphate", but the jihadists remain a threat from sleeper cells around the world.
Thailand votes in face-off between coup leader and 'democratic front'
Thai voters went to the polls on Sunday in a long-delayed election following a 2014 coup, in a race that pits a military junta chief seeking to retain power against a "democratic front" led by the populist party he ousted.
U.S. official denounces 'choreographed' visits to China's Xinjiang
"Highly choreographed" tours to Xinjiang organized by the Chinese government are misleading and propagate false narratives about the troubled region, a U.S. official said, after China announced plans to invite European envoys to visit.
Flooding impairs drinking water treatment for Kansas City, Missouri
Record flooding along the Missouri River has impaired treatment of drinking supplies in Kansas City, raising health risks for infants, the elderly and others with compromised immune systems, the municipal water service warned on Saturday.
World number one Osaka stunned by Hsieh in Miami
The Miami Open lost two of its biggest drawcards on Saturday with world number one Naomi Osaka suffering a shock third-round loss to Taiwan's Hsieh Su-wei after eight-times champion Serena Williams withdrew due to a knee injury.
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