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  • Photos of the day - August 27, 2016
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    Photos of the day - August 27, 2016

    An Indian man dries his clothes at his boat after the day's work at the banks of the Brahmaputra River during the sunset in Guwahati, India; a woman kisses the coffin of 9-year-old Giulia Rinaldo at the end of the state funeral service for some of the victims of the earthquake in Ascoli Piceno, Italy; and Swiss Alpine wrestlers Bruno Gisler, left and Thomas Sempach fight during the Federal Alpine Wrestling Festival in Estavayer-le-Lac, Switzerland are some of the photos of the day. (AP/EPA/Getty/Reuters) See more news-related photo galleries and follow us on Yahoo News Photo Tumblr.

  • Bangladesh security forces kill Islamist militants
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    Bangladesh security forces kill Islamist militants

    Police in Bangladesh killed three suspected militants Saturday, including an alleged mastermind of a major attack on a cafe last month that left 20 people dead. Police sharpshooters raided a two-story house in Narayanganj district near the capital, Dhaka, after receiving a tip that Tamim Chowdhury, a Bangladeshi-born Canadian, and others were hiding there, top counterterrorism official Monirul Islam said. Police say Chowdhury is one of two masterminds of the attack on a popular restaurant in Dhaka on July 1 that that killed 20 people, including 17 foreigners.

  • The largest market for camels in the Middle East
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    The largest market for camels in the Middle East

    Traders come from different countries including Sudan, Somalia and Ethiopia to sell camels ahead of Eid al-Adha, or Feast of the Sacrifice, to commemorate the willingness of the prophet Ibrahim — or Abraham as he is known in the Bible — to sacrifice his son in accordance with God's will, though in the end God provides him a sheep to sacrifice instead, where able Muslims offer either a goat, sheep, cow, buffalo, or camel during the feast rituals. (Getty)

  • Wildfires burn in Grand Teton National Park
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    Wildfires burn in Grand Teton National Park

    Popular areas in Grand Teton and Yellowstone national parks were welcoming tourists for the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service, but a wildfire forced some people to drive a little farther than they expected to get to the festivities. The blaze in Grand Teton National Park shut down a route leading to Yellowstone’s South Entrance, so visitors coming from the south through Wyoming will have to take an hour long detour into Idaho. The wildfire in Grand Teton has burned about 19 square miles since lightning sparked it last month.

  • Love locks on the Brooklyn waterfront
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    Love locks on the Brooklyn waterfront

    A love lock or love padlock is a padlock which sweethearts lock to a bridge, fence, gate, or similar public fixture to symbolize their love.Typically the sweethearts’ names or initials are inscribed on the padlock, and its key is thrown away to symbolize unbreakable love.

  • Trump sparks outrage with tweet about Dwyane Wade’s cousin’s death
    Caitlin Dickson

    Trump sparks outrage with tweet about Dwyane Wade’s cousin’s death

    Instead of initially offering condolences, Donald Trump looked ahead to Election Day when reacting to news that Chicago Bulls star Dwyane Wade’s cousin had been killed. Nykea Aldridge, a mother of four, was reportedly caught in the crossfire while pushing a baby stroller in Chicago’s South Side on Friday. “Dwayne [sic] Wade’s cousin was just shot and killed walking her baby in Chicago.

  • Here are the disturbing reasons ISIS marketing is so effective
    Wil Selby

    Here are the disturbing reasons ISIS marketing is so effective

    While many experts say the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria is on the decline, you wouldn’t know it from the organization’s public narrative. The ISIS propaganda strategy compels people to action: ISIS has persuaded an estimated 30,000 people from more than 85 countries to travel to hostile war zones in Iraq and Syria and inspired other supporters to commit acts of violence on ISIS’ behalf in their home countries. The caliphate’s narrative helped fuel expansion beyond Iraq and Syria to regions such as Libya, Yemen, and even Afghanistan, where its competitor al-Qaida has been operating and messaging for years.

  • Trump launches America First app, a competitive social network
    Caitlin Dickson

    Trump launches America First app, a competitive social network

    The Donald Trump campaign has released a new mobile app on Friday that encourages the Republican presidential nominee’s supporters to both interact with and compete against one another. The America First app serves as sort of a hybrid between social network and game, in which points are earned through actions such as checking in at a Trump-Pence rally, donating money to the campaign, and declaring support for “Team Trump” on social media. The app also has several point-free features, such Donald Trump Trivia, a running countdown of the “Time Left Until We Defeat Crooked Hillary” and the “Newsfeed,” which appears to be the candidate’s Twitter feed.

  • Last days of the FARC
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    Last days of the FARC

    After three decades fighting in the remote mountains of Colombia for a Marxist revolution, 60-year-old FARC rebel Cesar Gonzalez must now return to a society he barely recognizes. A peace deal unveiled on Wednesday between Colombia’s government and guerrilla leaders will end half a century of war and allow the rebels to set up a political party and seek power peacefully, at the ballot box. “In those days telephones had dials,” he said, laughing at how out of touch he is with modern Colombia.

  • Photos of the day - August 26, 2016
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    Photos of the day - August 26, 2016

    An aerial view of the church of Santa Maria della Misericordia in Accumoli, in central Italy, where a strong earthquake hit several days earlier; two-time world medieval jousting champion Rod Walker poses for a photograph on his horse, Crusader, in Sydney; and lightning illuminates the sky during the storm near Vendas da Barreira, Galicia, northern Spain, are some of the photos of the day. (AP/EPA/Getty/Reuters/Zuma) See more news-related photo galleries and follow us on Yahoo News Photo Tumblr.

  • Philippines' deadly drug war
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    Philippines' deadly drug war

    Nearly 1,000 people have been killed by police or vigilantes in the Philippines as President Rodrigo Duterte ramps up his campaign against illegal drugs. Duterte has publicly named hundreds of politicians, military and police personnel, and other influential people allegedly involved in the drug trade and has ordered them to surrender or be hunted down. Duterte won the presidency two months ago by pledging to kill thousands in an all-out war against drugs in a country where drugs and crime are deeply-rooted. (Getty/Reuters) See more news-related photo galleries and follow us on Yahoo News Photo Tumblr.

  • Tim Kaine channels Bill Clinton with ‘Late Show’ harmonica performance
    Caitlin Dickson

    Tim Kaine channels Bill Clinton with ‘Late Show’ harmonica performance

    Tim Kaine struck all the right notes with “Late Show” viewers Thursday night, showing off his mean harmonica skills in a bluesy jam session with “Late Show” house band Jon Batiste and Stay Human. It wasn’t the first time Kaine has broken out the old mouth harp since he hit the campaign trail as Hillary Clinton’s running mate this summer. During a visit to North Carolina earlier this month, Kaine jumped onto the stage at an Asheville brewery and played along with a local bluegrass band to classics by Bob Dylan and Joan Baez.

  • Indian floods wreak havoc
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    Indian floods wreak havoc

    Misery eased somewhat, with rains ebbing over the past three days in Uttar Pradesh state, where 200,000 people had moved to relief centers after their homes were submerged. Heavy monsoon rains have ended two successive drought years in India with the Ganges River and its tributaries rising above the danger level, triggering evacuation of hundreds of thousands of people from flooded homes in north and eastern India. (AP) See more news-related photo galleries and follow us on Yahoo News Photo Tumblr.

  • National Dog Day – Honoring the working dogs who keep us safe and healthy
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    National Dog Day – Honoring the working dogs who keep us safe and healthy

    In honor of National Dog Day we take a moment to salute working dogs around the world. From K-9's to comfort dogs, these animals do everything from finding victims of tragedy and consoling them in the aftermath to helping kids read and assisting people with disabilities on a daily basis. See more news-related photo galleries and follow us on Yahoo News Photo Tumblr

  • ‘I am after you’: Maine governor threatens lawmaker in shocking, profanity-laced voicemail
    Michael Walsh

    ‘I am after you’: Maine governor threatens lawmaker in shocking, profanity-laced voicemail

    The Portland Press Herald reports that the governor left the expletive-filled message after a TV reporter said that Rep. Drew Gattine, D-Westbrook, was among several people who accused him of racism. “Mr. Gattine, this is Gov. Paul Richard LePage. The accusations of racism stemmed from comments LePage made during a town hall in North Berwick on Wednesday.

  • No, you’re a racist! Clinton, Trump repeatedly accuse each other of bigotry
    Michael Walsh

    No, you’re a racist! Clinton, Trump repeatedly accuse each other of bigotry

    After Hillary Clinton’s denunciations of Donald Trump as a race-baiting demagogue, he dug up the oldest comeback in the book: I know you are but what am I? You look at what’s happening to African-Americans and Hispanics in this country,” Trump said during a Thursday night interview with CNN’s Anderson Cooper. Cooper pressed Trump, who had called Clinton a bigot at a rally Wednesday night, on the definition of “bigotry” and whether the GOP nominee thinks Clinton has antipathy or hatred toward a particular group, or if he just thinks her policies are bigoted.

  • Behind the University of Chicago ‘trigger warning’ letter
    Lisa Belkin

    Behind the University of Chicago ‘trigger warning’ letter

    The online firestorm in response to a letter to incoming freshmen at the University of Chicago, warning them not to expect to be shielded from ideas and words that might make them uncomfortable, does not surprise the man who touched it off. In fact, says John W. Boyer, dean of the college, that response was somewhat the point. Boyer is also a professor of history at University of Chicago and specializes in the push and pull of intellectual speech.

  • After ISIS: Clearing mines amid the rubble of war
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    After ISIS: Clearing mines amid the rubble of war

    BASHIR, Iraq —  A group of Kurdish men arrive at sunrise, at an undisclosed location in Kirkuk Province, just steps behind the front lines of battle. Explosives are carefully piled in trenches and tied together so they will all blow up at once. An Iraqi official checks in on progress made by the Swiss Foundation for Mine Action in its efforts to demolish explosives left by ISIS.

  • London Zoo annual animal weigh-in
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    London Zoo annual animal weigh-in

    Keepers at London Zoo on Wednesday took on the monumental job of measuring and weighing their charges to check their health.

  • ‘Steady stream of bigotry’: Clinton rips Trump in speech linking him to ‘alt-right’
    Liz Goodwin

    ‘Steady stream of bigotry’: Clinton rips Trump in speech linking him to ‘alt-right’

    Hillary Clinton on Thursday laid out a comprehensive critique of Donald Trump’s worldview as full of “racially tinged” conspiracy theories outside of mainstream Republicanism. The speech is part of a sustained effort by the Clinton campaign to delegitimize Trump as unfit for the presidency in the eyes of mainstream voters. Clinton’s speech in Reno, Nev., came about a week after Trump shook up his campaign team and started making direct pitches to black and Latino voters. The Democratic nominee told her supporters that Trump has peddled “a constant stream of bigotry” during his campaign.

  • Photos of the day - August 25, 2016
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    Photos of the day - August 25, 2016

    A protester wearing a mask outside the French Embassy during a “wear what you want beach party” in London; a child playing at a fountain in front of the Old Opera in Frankfurt, Germany; and Orthodox Christian nuns taking part in an annual procession along the Via Dolorosa in Jerusalem’s Old City are some of the photos of the day. (AP/EPA/Reuters) See more news-related photo galleries and follow us on Yahoo News Photo Tumblr.

  • Trump’s past comments illustrate striking shift on deportation policy
    Michael Walsh

    Trump’s past comments illustrate striking shift on deportation policy

    Donald Trump’s campaign insists that he hasn’t flip-flopped on illegal immigration despite backing down on his promise to deport all the estimated 11 million undocumented people living in the United States. The Republican presidential nominee’s hard-line immigration stance and incendiary rhetoric swayed primary voters. Trump even cited President Obama’s approach to deportation as one he would also embrace.

  • Trump’s lack of a data operation is hurting the GOP, operatives say
    Jon Ward

    Trump’s lack of a data operation is hurting the GOP, operatives say

    One of the many ways that Donald Trump has weakened the Republican Party is by doing little in his presidential campaign to target voters through the use of data, analytics and digital tools, a group of Republicans said Thursday. “I don’t think there’s anyone who’s going to look at the Trump campaign and think that they ran a strong data operation,” said Chris Wilson, who oversaw data analytics for Sen. Ted Cruz’s presidential campaign.

  • Trump on Clinton: ‘It’s Watergate all over again’
    Dylan Stableford

    Trump on Clinton: ‘It’s Watergate all over again’

    Donald Trump responded to Hillary Clinton’s attempt to tie his campaign to hate groups by comparing her email scandal to one of the most infamous scandals in American political history. “A secretary of state sold her office to corporations and foreign governments, betraying the public trust— putting innocent lives in danger — and then she went to great lengths to hide, delete, destroy and lie about the evidence. “Just imagine the damage to our security, to our integrity, to our standing in the world, if Hillary Clinton is allowed to sell the Oval Office the same way she sold her office as secretary of state.

  • Vintage postcards of U.S. National Parks
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    Vintage postcards of U.S. National Parks

    The National Park Service is inviting people to take part in the celebration of its 100th anniversary on Thursday. Since 1916, the federal agency has been entrusted with the conservation of the United States' national parks, national monuments and other protected areas. More than 275 million people visit these breathtaking preserved places every year. (Read more by Michael Walsh/Yahoo News) Here’s a look at a few vintage postcards of some of our national parks.