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New Survey: Over 1 billion small arms in world, up from 2007

A new survey of small arms estimates there are over one billion legal and illicit firearms in the world today including an overwhelming 857 million in civilian hands _ with American men and women the dominant owners

After gunfire at art event, leaders urge it be…

New Jersey's governor is urging the capital city of Trenton to keep holding its annual all-night arts festival despite the outbreak of violence at this year's event

Attorney: Roller coaster riders will have…

An attorney for three passengers who were riding a Florida roller coaster when it derailed last week says his clients could have lifelong injuries

Russia, Egypt match at World Cup could test close…

World Cup clash between Egypt, Russia in World Cup could test relations between two old allies

Veteran journalist named top editor of Los Angeles Times

The Los Angeles Times says veteran journalist Norman Pearlstine has been named its new executive editor

May: Tax rise to help pay for NHS boost

Theresa May says the public will pay more for the £20bn NHS boost but it will be "fair and balanced".

Nearly 2,000 Children Have Been Separated From…

Nearly 2,000 children were separated from their families during a six-week period in April and May, as the Trump Administration cracked down on illegal immigration with a “zero-tolerance” policy of separating families at the border

Baby Born on Train Gets Free Rides for Quarter of…

While having your kids duck the turnstile is one way parents reduce their public transit costs, apparently, another is just to give birth to them on the train.

Trump to visit swing state Nevada to stump for…

President Donald Trump will headline the Nevada Republican Party's convention on Saturday and also appear at a fundraiser with Republican U.S. Sen. Dean Heller

Indiana trooper wins praise for stopping too slow driver

An Indiana State Police trooper who tweeted a photo of a vehicle he stopped for driving too slowly in the left lane is enjoying widespread praise online.

BJ's Wholesale values itself at up to $2.2 bln

BJ's Wholesale expects to price its initial public offering between $15 and $17 a share, valuing the warehouse club operator at up to $2.2 billion. Fred Katayama reports.

Corruption trial begins in Buffalo Billion case

Defense lawyers told jurors at the start of a New York trial that they'll discover prosecutors were wrong to say a university president conspired with construction company executives to rig bids for upstate projects

Surprise World Cup Victory Really Shook Mexico…

The winning goal caused such a ruckus among fans in Mexico City that two earthquake sensors picked up tremors in the capital.

Trump announces plans for Pentagon to create…

President Donald Trump is announcing that he is directing the Pentagon to create a new "Space Force" as an independent service branch aimed at ensuring American supremacy in space

Death attributed to flooding in northern Wisconsin

Widespread flooding in parts of northern Wisconsin blamed for at least one death

Immigrant kids seen held in fenced cages at…

Hundreds of unaccompanied child immigrants arrested at the U.S. border with Mexico are being held in cages created with metal fencing at a family detention facility in McAllen, Texas

Prosecutor: Mobster afraid nightclub owner would…

A federal prosecutor is urging jurors to convict an elderly former New England Mafia boss in the killing of a nightclub owner in 1993

US serial sperm donor banned from donating in Israel

Serial sperm donor Ari Nagel, an American who has fathered 33 children, with 10 more on the way, has recently been banned from donating his sperm in Israel, where he first fathered a child using artificial insemination