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Actors, writers quit White House committee over Trump

Members of President's Committee on the Arts and Humanities condemn Trump's response to deadly Charlottesville rally.

Actor Kal Penn

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Steve Bannon out as Trump's top strategist: White House

White House says 63-year-old aide, labelled a white supremacist by critics, no longer holds influential position.

Steve Bannon

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Global warming: July continues the upward trend

Last month was only 0.05 degrees Celsius below the record set in 2016.

Global warming

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Venezuela: New prosecutor vows to jail protest leaders

Tarek Saab, known as a staunch government loyalist, replaced critic Ortega Diaz who denounced the 'siege' by troops.

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US judge orders deportation of Palestinian activist

Activist Rasmea Odeh's US citizenship is revoked for failing to disclose convictions in 1970 for bombings in Jerusalem.

Rasmea Odeh

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Charlottesville: Heyer's mother address mourners

Mother of 32-year-old anti-racism protester addresses memorial service for Heyer who was killed on Saturday.

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Dozens killed in gun battle at Venezuelan prison

Fighting erupted between inmates and security forces in the prison in the city of Puerto Ayacucho, in Amazonas state.

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Brazil court favours indigenous groups in land dispute

The Supreme Court rules against Brazilian state seeking compensation for land that had been declared as tribal reserves.

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Trump says US culture 'ripped apart' by statue removals

President adds fuel to fire by mourning loss of statues memorialising Confederate era amid Charlottesville fallout.

Statues of Confederate commanders like Robert E Lee

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'Liquid biopsy' spots early-stage cancers in blood

US researchers report progress in identifying early-stage cancer by scanning blood for tumour-specific DNA.

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Iran and Afghanistan top 2017 Basel AML Index

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Kian Loyd Delos Santos, 17, killed in drug crackdown

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Floods affect 16 million in Nepal, India and Bangladesh

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Suspected al-Shabab attackers behead 3 in Kenya's Lamu

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