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Cancer survivor's historic swim: Four non-stop English Channel crossings

On Sunday morning, Sarah Thomas plunged into the water at Dover, setting out to swim across the English Channel. And then back. And then again. And again. Fifty-four hours and a few minutes later, the breast cancer survivor from Colorado had accomplished a remarkable sports feat, becoming the first person to swim the channel four times in succession


Russia, Iran, Turkey say Syrian constitution committee ready

The leaders of Russia, Iran and Turkey announced Monday that they agreed to form a committee tasked with rewriting Syria’s constitution as part of a political solution to the country’s civil war, now in its ninth year.


Johnson, Juncker hold Brexit talks, but no breakthrough seen

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker agreed Monday to ramp up talks on securing an elusive Brexit deal, but the two sides gave starkly different assessments of how far apart they are.

US and NATO partners use exercise to better protect waters where Russia operates

U.S. divers used underwater drones to find and clear simulated mines and submerged explosives in a NATO exercise that seeks to boost security in the Baltic Sea area, where Russia has grown more active.


American teen's lawyers drop bid for his release in Italy

Lawyers for Gabriel Natale-Hjorth, who's in custody for his alleged role in the fatal stabbing of Italian police officer Mario Cerciello Rega, said Monday they need time to study new evidence that emerged recently.


Juventus 'ultra' fan leaders arrested in tickets probe

Police say fans threatened to carry out racist chants during matches if they were not given more tickets than the number allotted.


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