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Shipping company slapped with $1.5 million fine for dumping polluted wastewater off African coast

A shipping company was convicted of violating anti-pollution laws and ordered to pay a $1.5 million fine Thursday after a vessel dumped oily wastewater off the coast of Africa.

Washington's Cardinal Gregory named by pope as Synod of Bishops delegate

Pope Francis on Friday named Cardinal Wilton Gregory, archbishop of the Washington archdiocese, as a member of the Catholic Church's upcoming Synod of Bishops.

Wisconsin Judge Allows Challenge to Abortion Law to Proceed

The preliminary ruling on the law, passed long before Roe v. Wade, gave hope to abortion-rights supporters who want to restore access to the procedure.

Arizona police officers filmed running after 2 goats in wild chase: video

Glendale Police Department officers in Arizona chased a pair of goats running along a road last week, eventually taking them into custody and returning them to their owners.

Fort Worth police arrest 2 suspects in Texas festival shooting that killed 3, injured 8

Two arrests have been made in a shooting in Texas that killed three people and injured eight others, police said.

Teenager Arrested in Baltimore Block Party Shooting That Left 2 Dead

The police called the 17-year-old a “person of interest” in the shooting on Sunday and said he had been charged with possession of an assault weapon and other crimes.

U.S. to provide Ukraine with controversial cluster munitions

The Biden administration announced Friday that the U.S. will provide Ukraine with cluster munitions in its latest $800 million military aid package. Cluster munitions, which break up in mid-air into smaller explosives as they approach their target, are banned by more than 120 countries.

Around the world

Ukrainian Soldiers Get Creative as Donors Become War-Weary

A robust fund-raising operation has been critical in supplying Ukraine’s military. But as the war drags on, contributions have lagged.

8-year-old girl in 'life-threatening condition' after deadly school car crash in Wimbledon

An 8-year-old girl is in life-threatening condition in a hospital following a car crash at an elementary school in Wimbledon that claimed the life of another girl of the same age, London police said Friday.

Wildfires in Canada have broken records for area burned, evacuations and cost, official says

Wildfires raging across Canada have already broken records for total areas burned, the number of people forced to evacuate their homes and the cost of fighting the blazes, and the fire season is only halfway finished

In Beijing, Yellen criticizes Chinese actions against U.S. businesses

"I've been particularly troubled by punitive actions that have been taken against U.S. firms in recent months," Yellen said at a roundtable with U.S. businesses in China.

No Wagner Group Here: Riddles Grow as Belarus Displays an Empty Base

Two weeks after the Wagner mercenary group’s rebellion against Russian military leadership, its fate is as murky as ever — as is the purpose of a newly revived military base in Belarus.

Germany, Austria issue warning to elderly and infirm as heatwave rolls in

The German government on Friday warned the elderly, people with health conditions, pregnant women and parents with young children to seek out cool places amid forecasts for a sharp rise in temperatures over the weekend.

Where is Yevgeny Prigozhin? Wagner chief's whereabouts unknown

Mystery continues to deepen regarding the whereabouts of Wagner boss Yevgeny Prigozhin, who has not been seen in public since the abrupt ending of an attempted mutiny against Russian President Vladimir Putin.


Lindsay Gorman says context is "really important" in differentiating AI-generated images

Lindsay Gorman, a technology expert at the German Marshall Fund, discusses on "Face the Nation" how to differentiate AI-generated images online from real ones. "Context is a really important piece of this," she noted.

TikTok and 5 content creators ask federal judge to block Montana from banning app

TikTok Inc. and a group of five content creators who are suing the state of Montana over its first-in-the-nation law to ban the video sharing app are now asking a federal judge to block implementation of the law while the case moves through the courts and before it takes effect in January.

Threads: What to Know About Instagram’s ‘Twitter Killer’ App

Here’s what to know about Instagram’s new app for public conversations and how it differs from Twitter.

Ford’s U.S. Sales Rose 10% in the Second Quarter

The automaker saw a big jump in deliveries of pickup trucks as demand from consumers and businesses remained strong.

Meta's "Twitter killer" app Threads is here. Here's how to get it.

The social media company debuted the new service on July 5, a day earlier than expected. It also has a sneaky way to get a download.

AI robots claim they can run world better than humans: ‘We can achieve great things’

We might be welcoming our robot overlords soon. As if artificial intelligence wasn't taking enough jobs of late, now AI humanoids are suggesting they could potentially be president.

Silicon Valley tech executive announces U.S. Senate campaign

Democrat Lexi Reese, a Silicon Valley executive, announced Thursday that she is running for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by retiring Sen. Dianne Feinstein.

Sports News

U.S. championships track stars aim to duplicate Usain Bolt's doubling down in worlds

With byes earned at last year's World Athletics Championships, U.S. championships track stars aim to qualify in second events for this year's world championships.

Hawks agree to $120 million, 4-year contract extension with Murray, AP source says

The Atlanta Hawks have agreed to a four-year, $120 million contract extension with guard Dejounte Murray, a person with knowledge of the deal told The Associated Press on Friday.

Video shows alleged slapping incident between Victor Wembanyama's security, Britney Spears

Surveillance video has been released of the incident during which Britney Spears alleges a member of Victor Wembanyama's security team backhanded her. It turns out she hit herself.

No charges will be filed in Britney Spears-Victor Wembanyama incident in Las Vegas

Las Vegas police say no charges will be filed relating to a security guard for NBA star Victor Wembanyama's alleged slap of pop star Britney Spears.

New high school baseball rule will allow coaches to use an electronic device to communicate with catchers

The rule change in high school baseball for 2024 will allow coaches to use an electronic device to communicate with their catchers.

Cordell Tinch was selling cell phones 7 months ago. Now the 22-year-old is the world’s fastest hurdler this season.

Just seven months ago, the hurdler with the fastest time in the world this season wasn’t even hurdling at all. Cordell Tinch was selling the latest versions of cell phones and watches at a store in Green Bay, Wisconsin.

PGA Tour Commissioner Jay Monahan announces he will return on July 17 after a one-month absence due to medical situation

PGA Tour Commissioner Jay Monahan announces he will return on July 17 after a one-month absence due to medical situation

Politics News


Tom Price, former Health and Human Services Secretary, told Fox News Digital there's “no way" he will support Trump.

Trump says President Biden 'is not old, he is off'

Former President Donald Trump said "there is something wrong" with President Biden that goes beyond age, warning that the Democrat might not "make it to the gate.

Capitol rioter linked to Proud Boys gets 5 years in prison for pepper-spraying police

A Florida man prosecutors say is affiliated with the Proud Boys extremist group has been sentenced to five years in prison for attacking police officers with pepper spray as they tried to defend the U.S.

In Beijing, Yellen criticizes Chinese actions against U.S. businesses

"I've been particularly troubled by punitive actions that have been taken against U.S. firms in recent months," Yellen said at a roundtable with U.S. businesses in China.

A supporter’s plane flew from Florida to N.H. DeSantis won’t say if he was on it.

The Florida governor’s travel to New Hampshire coincided with the path of a wealthy supporter’s private plane.

D.C. panel says Giuliani should be disbarred for election fraud claims

A review panel says former New York Mayor Rudolph Giuliani should be disbarred in Washington for his handling of litigation challenging the 2020 election on behalf of former President Trump.

Special Counsel Jack Smith's investigations involving Trump have cost more than $9 million

Special Counsel Jack Smith’s investigations of President Donald Trump’s retention of classified records and efforts to overturn the results of the 2020 election have cost more than $9 million over the first several months