1 person dead in wildfire near California-Oregon border

A wildfire burning through drought-stricken timber and brush near California’s border with Oregon has killed one person and destroyed multiple structures as it grows largely out of control, authorities said Friday.

 
US, China launch trade war with tariffs

The United States and China launched what Beijing called the “biggest trade war in economic history” Friday, imposing tariffs on billions of dollars of each other’s goods amid a spiraling dispute over technology.

 
Las Vegas morning update for Friday, July 6 — VIDEO

Felon caught with guns at Mandalay Bay 3 years before Las Vegas shooting, Travis Pastrana to attempt Evel Knievel jumps, and Kim Sinatra stepping down from Wynn Resorts.

Army boots immigrant recruits despite promise of citizenship

Some immigrant U.S. Army reservists and recruits who enlisted in the military with a promised path to citizenship are being abruptly discharged, the Associated Press has learned.

Chris Brown arrested on felony battery charge in Florida

Singer Chris Brown walked off stage after his concert in Florida and into the hands of waiting sheriff’s deputies, who arrested him on a felony battery charge and booked him into the Palm Beach County Jail.

Pope urges governments to fight climate change

Pope Francis urged governments on Friday to make good on their commitments to curb global warming, warning that climate change, continued unsustainable development and rampant consumption threatens to turn the Earth into a vast pile of “rubble, deserts and refuse.”

Unicorn meat, other odd items available at Amazon

Chances are you’ve purchased things like books, clothing and standard household necessities through the online marketplace, but you don’t have to stick to the basics.

 
Rescue of soccer team from Thailand cave is race against time, rain

Authorities in Thailand said Friday they will not immediately attempt an underwater evacuation of 12 schoolboys who have been trapped in a cave for almost two weeks because they have not learned adequate diving skills.

 
Pompeo in North Korea to work out nuclear program details

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo began his first trip to Pyongyang since President Donald Trump’s summit with leader Kim Jong Un last month with a vow to nail down the specifics of Kim’s commitments on denuclearization.

Research reveals Anne Frank’s family tried to escape to US, Cuba

Research suggests the family of Anne Frank, the world famous Jewish diarist who died in the Holocaust, attempted to immigrate to the United States and later also to Cuba, but their efforts were thwarted by America’s restrictive immigration policy and the outbreak of World War II.

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