BIARRITZ, France - Squabbles erupted among G7 nations as their leaders gathered for an annual summit, exposing differences on global trade tensions, Britain's exit from the EU and how to respond to the fires raging in the Amazon forest.
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CDC flags one death and nearly 200 cases of lung illnesses in U.S, possibly tied to vaping
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Friday it had identified 193 potential cases of severe lung illness tied to vaping in 22 states as of Aug. 22, including one adult in Illinois who died after being hospitalized.
Iranian tanker switches destination, heads to Turkey: ship-tracking data
An Iranian tanker at the center of a confrontation between Washington and Tehran has switched destination and is now heading to Turkey instead of southern Greece, data from real-time ship tracking website MarineTraffic showed on Saturday.
UK PM Johnson seeks legal advice on five-week parliament closure: The Observer
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has asked his attorney general whether parliament can be shut down for five weeks from Sept. 9 in what appears to be an attempt to stop lawmakers forcing a further extension to Brexit, The Observer reported.
Indian opposition leaders denied entry to Kashmir, sent back from airport
Indian opposition leaders including former Congress president Rahul Gandhi were barred from leaving the airport on Saturday in Kashmir, where local authorities had warned that their visit could stoke heightened tension in the region.
Measles-stricken New Zealand girl visited Disneyland, other California destinations
A teenage girl from New Zealand sick with measles visited Disneyland and other popular tourist stops across Southern California earlier this month, possibly infecting others, local government health officials warned.
Family stayed in Syrian town during offensive as rebels ousted
Russia-backed Syrian forces found Abu Abdo and family this week in Khan Sheikhoun, a town which almost all other residents had fled during shelling in an offensive to take the area from rebel fighters.
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