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FILE - In this Wednesday, June 14, 2017, file photo, provided by the Syrian Civil Defense group known as the White Helmets, shows a civil defense worker carrying a child after airstrikes hit a school housing a number of displaced people in the western part of the southern Daraa province of Syria. The Israeli military said Sunday it had rescued members of a Syrian volunteer civil organization, known as White Helmets, from the volatile frontier area and evacuated them to a third country, the first such Israeli intervention in Syria's lengthy civil war. (Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets via AP, File)
July 22, 2018 - 2:40 pm
BEIRUT (AP) — The Israeli military in coordination with its U.S. and European allies evacuated hundreds of Syrian rescue workers known as the White Helmets from near its volatile frontier with Syria, in a complex and first-of-a-kind operation. The evacuees, who were hemmed in from one side by...
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Mexico's President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, right, and his future Foreign Minister, Marcelo Ebrard, speaks to the press outside his party's headquarters in Mexico City, Sunday, July 22, 2018. Lopez Obrador has released a seven-page letter he sent to U.S. President Donald Trump earlier in July detailing how he sees the two countries working together to stem immigration. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte)
July 22, 2018 - 2:29 pm
MEXICO CITY (AP) — President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador on Sunday released a seven-page letter he sent to U.S. President Donald Trump detailing how he plans to improve Mexico's economy and security when he takes office in December so that Mexicans do not feel the need to migrate. "There will...
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Participant place yellow ribbons with male and female Jewish names on a barbed wire fence during a march that marks 76 years since first deportations from the Warsaw Ghetto and honors Jewish activist Szmul Zygielbojm, who committed suicide in 1943 in protest against the world's indifference to Holocaust, at Umschagplatz Monument in Warsaw, Poland, Sunday, July 22, 2018.(AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)
July 22, 2018 - 1:24 pm
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Israel's ambassador to Poland joined hundreds of Warsaw residents Sunday in recalling the first mass deportations of Jews from the Warsaw Ghetto and in honoring a Jewish activist who took his own life while despairing over the world's indifference to the Holocaust. The March...
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FILE - In this Wednesday April 26, 2017 file photo, Emmanuel Macron, right, is flanked by his bodyguard, Alexandre Benalla, left background, outside the Whirlpool home appliance factory, in Amiens, northern France. Investigators have detained for questioning on Friday, July 20, 2018 one of President Emmanuel Macron's top security aides caught on camera beating a protester in May, a turn of events now evolving into a major political crisis for the president. The presidential Elysee Palace said it is taking steps to fire Alexandre Benalla, who was identified earlier this week by the newspaper Le Monde for beating a young protester during May Day protests while wearing a police helmet (AP Photo/Thibault Camus, File)
July 22, 2018 - 12:53 pm
PARIS (AP) — A French judge handed preliminary charges Sunday to one of President Emmanuel Macron's top security aides after video surfaced that showed him beating a protester at a May Day demonstration. The initial charges against Alexandre Benalla came the same day French authorities opened a...
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LGBT community members block a highway during a protest against a surrogate bill in Tel Aviv, Israel, Sunday, July 22, 2018. Israel's LGBT community holds a national strike Sunday after the parliament passed a law last week easing surrogate regulations but excluding gay couples having a child using a surrogate. (AP Photo/Oded Balilty)
July 22, 2018 - 11:55 am
TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Tens of thousands of Israeli LGBT advocates and their supporters went on strike across the country Sunday, protesting the exclusion of gay men from a recently passed surrogacy law. The community is outraged that after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu pledged to pass...
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International Monetary Fund Director Christine Lagarde reaches out to embrace Jerome Powell, chairman of the Federal Reserve, as they gather for a group picture at the G20 Meeting of Finance Ministers in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Saturday, July 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Gustavo Garello)
July 22, 2018 - 11:29 am
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Differences remain over trade and the tensions could escalate further despite talks by the world's top financial officials taking place in Argentina's capital amid fears that a wave of tariffs could damper global economic growth, a European official said Sunday. The...
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A general view of the Home Bargains store where a man is accused of an acid attack on a young boy, in Worcester, England, Sunday, July 22, 2018. British police say a 3-year-old boy suffered severe burns on his face and arm during a suspected acid attack that investigators think was deliberate. West Mercia police Chief Superintendent Mark Travis said police are working to identify the substance that burned the child on Saturday at a discount store in Worcester, England. (Matthew Cooper/PA via AP)
July 22, 2018 - 11:20 am
LONDON (AP) — A 3-year-old boy suffered severe burns on his face and arm during a suspected acid attack in England that investigators think was deliberate, police said Sunday. West Mercia police Chief Superintendent Mark Travis said police were working to identify the substance that burned the...
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July 22, 2018 - 10:44 am
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's president Hassan Rouhani has urged U.S. President Donald Trump to "make peace" with Iran, the semi-official ISNA news agency reported on Sunday. The report quotes Rouhani as saying "American must understand well that peace with Iran is the mother of all peace and war with...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, June 20, 2018, file photo, Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Fitsum Arega the chief of staff for Prime Minister Ahmed, announced on Twitter, Sunday July 22, 2018, that Ahmed says the country has "no option" but to pursue multi-party democracy in the latest shakeup in a country ruled for decades by a single coalition.(AP Photo/Mulugeta Ayene, File)
July 22, 2018 - 9:19 am
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Ethiopia has "no option" but to pursue multi-party democracy, the reformist new prime minister said Sunday, again shaking up Africa's second most populous nation that for decades has been ruled by a single coalition. Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed's chief of staff announced...
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In this June 20, 2018 photo, Michael Scott Moore, author of "The Desert and the Sea: 977 Days Captive on the Somali Pirate Coast," poses for a portrait at Los Angeles Public Library in Los Angeles. Six and a half years after his abduction and nearly four years after his release following payment of a $1.6 million ransom, Moore has completed a page-turning thriller of a book describing the time he spent in gruesome captivity. The book will be released on July 24. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)
July 22, 2018 - 8:11 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Author Michael Scott Moore embarks on a tour this week to promote his latest book, "The Desert and the Sea: 977 Days Captive on the Somali Coast." It tells how he was taken captive in 2012 while researching a book on modern-day piracy. Moore spent 2½ years imprisoned by Somali...
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