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ENT-Michael-Clarke-Duncan (will update)
Michael Clarke Duncan, nominated for an Academy Award for his role in the 1999 film "The Green Mile," has died at age 54, according to a representative for his family. Duncan "suffered a myocardial infarction on July 13 and never fully recovered," a written statement from Joy Fehily said.
US-Severe-Weather (will update)
President Barack Obama landed in Louisiana on Monday to review the damage inflicted by Hurricane Isaac as state authorities reported another storm-related death. A 90-year-old man was found dead in his home in suburban New Orleans earlier in the day, Jefferson Parish Coroner Gerry Cvitanovich said, bringing the U.S. toll from Isaac to eight. The home was equipped with air conditioning, but the system didn't work with the electricity out, Cvitanovich said.
POL-Campaign-Wrap (will update)
Democrats gather for their national convention on Tuesday, seeking to rebuff Republican attacks that the nation is worse off under President Barack Obama by emphasizing both what has been achieved and the further steps necessary to boost a sluggish economic recovery.
Northern-Ireland-Violence (will update)
Police in Northern Ireland said late Monday they had deployed water cannons amid a second night of disorder in Belfast.
Mexican President Felipe Calderon defended his government's approach to combating crime and drugs Monday during his final state of the nation address.
Syria-Civil-War (will update)
As violence rages in Syria, a government official Monday urged citizens who've fled to return, saying they have no reason to fear. "There is nothing at all which prevents the return of any Syrian citizen," the information minister said.
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Britain's Prince Harry made no no mention of his recent Las Vegas shenanigans when he spoke at a charity awards dinner in London on Monday. At least, not directly. The 27-year-old prince spoke at the annual awards gala of the British charity WellChild, which helps seriously ill children and their families throughout the United Kingdom. Harry, who is patron of the charity, said he is always humbled by the inspirational stories of the winners and finds it difficult to describe how remarkable they are. "But never one to be shy in coming forward, I give it a go," Harry said.
Rupert Murdoch protege Rebekah Brooks appeared in court for the first time on charges of phone hacking and corruption Monday, and was ordered to appear again September 26 with seven other defendants.
As violence raged in Syria, a government official Monday urged citizens who've fled the nation to come home "immediately," saying they have no reason to fear. "There is nothing at all which prevents the return of any Syrian citizen," Information Minister Omran al-Zoubi said. Here are the latest developments in the 18-month crisis.
An explosives-filled car slammed into a U.S. Consulate vehicle in the Pakistani city of Peshawar on Monday, authorities said. There was confusion about the extent and severity of injuries as a result of the blast.