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Iran’s foreign minister threatens ‘all out war’ in case of military strike on Iran

Iran's foreign minister has raised the specter of "all-out war" in the event of US or Saudi military strikes and that Saudi Arabia would have to fight "to the last American soldier."

Feds cuts interest rates for second time in seven weeks

The Federal Reserve further cut interest rates Wednesday as it tries to extend the U.S. economic expansion in the face of President Donald Trump's trade war with China and geopolitical risks such as the attacks on Saudi Arabia's oil facilities.

Bermuda gets ready for pass by Category 3 Hurricane Humberto

People on Bermuda rushed to make final preparations for an expected close brush Wednesday with Hurricane Humberto.

Anti-gun group releases chilling back-to-school PSA

Anti-gun violence advocacy group Sandy Hook Promise has released its latest public service announcement kicking off the new school year with a dark twist.

Number of abortions in US falls to lowest since 1973

The number and rate of abortions across the United States have plunged to their lowest levels since the procedure became legal nationwide in 1973, according to new figures released Wednesday.

Scientific breakthrough may eventually allow many blind people to see

A scientific breakthrough may eventually allow many blind people to see. A handful of volunteers are already seeing the promise of a new device, about 18 months into a five-year clinical study.

Police: Teen walking sister to bus hit in road rage crash

Authorities say they think road rage between two cars on a South Carolina highway led to a 13-year-old boy being struck by a car as he walked his little sister to the bus stop.

Trump names hostage envoy O’Brien national security adviser

President Donald Trump on Wednesday named Robert O'Brien, his chief hostage negotiator and an established figure in Republican policy circles, as his new national security adviser.

NC Sen. Tillis highlights Trump in first re-election bid ad

North Carolina's Sen. Thom Tillis' first ad for his re-election campaign emphasizes an endorsement from President Donald Trump and immigration-related legislation that he has filed.

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