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Man shouting ‘You die’ kills 33 at Japan anime studio

A man screaming "You die!" burst into an animation studio in Kyoto, doused it with a flammable liquid and set it on fire Thursday, killing 33 people in an attack that shocked the country and brought an outpouring of grief from anime fans.

Couple poses for romantic photo with lion they shot

A Canadian couple who went on a recent hunting trip in South Africa horrified animal rights activists after posting a photo of themselves kissing behind a lion they had just shot and killed.

Number of US overdose deaths appears to be falling

U.S. overdose deaths last year likely fell for the first time in nearly three decades, preliminary statistics suggest.

Hummus voluntarily recalled over listeria concerns

If you usually have hummus on your grocery list, you might want to check your refrigerators.

Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzman sentenced to life in prison

The Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman has been sentenced to life behind bars in a U.S. prison, a humbling end for a drug lord notorious for his ability to kill, bribe or tunnel his way out of trouble.

Former Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens dies at 99

John Paul Stevens, who served on the Supreme Court for nearly 35 years and became its leading liberal, has died. He was 99.

R. Kelly held without bond on sex crime charges

R. Kelly appeared in a Chicago court Tuesday where a federal judge ruled the singer will remain in jail without bond as he faces a myriad of federal sex crime charges. Prosecutors argued that Kelly is a flight risk and an "extreme danger to the community."

House Democrats prepare to condemn Trump’s tweets against congresswomen

House Democrats moved to formally rebuke President Donald Trump's attacks against four Democratic congresswomen of color, readying a Tuesday night vote on a measure condemning his "racist" Twitter attacks telling the progressive lawmakers to "go back" to their countries.
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Retail rivals crash Amazon’s Prime Day party

The gravitational pull of Amazon Prime Day is so strong on shoppers it's benefiting other retailers as well, according to an early analysis from a key data group.

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