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Pope Francis blesses the crowd as he recites the Angelus noon prayer from the window of his studio overlooking St.Peter's Square, at the Vatican, Sunday, July 1, 2018. Pope Francis has lamented intensified attacks in southern Syria, asking that people be spared more suffering. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
July 01, 2018 - 5:56 am
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis is hailing the "good news" that Ethiopia and Ethiopia are willing to discuss peace prospects for what has been one of Africa's longest-running conflicts. Francis told the Catholic faithful gathered in St. Peter's Square on Sunday that "in the midst of so many...
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July 01, 2018 - 5:28 am
NEW DELHI (AP) — Police in India's capital said they found 11 bodies in a home under mysterious circumstances on Sunday, including 10 that were blindfolded and hanging. The victims were all from the same family and most had lived in the home where they were found in Burari village in the northern...
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People march in central London to mark the 70th anniversary of the forming of the National Health Service (NHS), Saturday June 30, 2018. Various unions and interested groups gathered Saturday to celebrate the forming of the NHS and call for better funding for the British health service. (John Stillwell/PA via AP)
July 01, 2018 - 4:59 am
LONDON (AP) — Britain's National Health Service is making plans to ensure that medical supplies will be available if Britain leaves the European Union without a trade deal. NHS chief Simon Stevens says Sunday there's "significant planning" underway to make sure the NHS can cope with a no-deal...
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Rescuers make their way down at the entrance to a cave complex where 12 boys and their soccer coach went missing, in Mae Sai, Chiang Rai province, in northern Thailand, Sunday, July 1, 2018. The frantic effort to locate them in the cave for a week picked up pace as a break in the rain eased flooding in the system of caverns and more experts from around the world joined the anxious rescue mission. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)
July 01, 2018 - 4:36 am
MAE SAI, Thailand (AP) — Rescue divers cleared a key hurdle Sunday in the increasingly desperate search for 12 boys and their soccer coach who went missing in a cave in northern Thailand more than a week ago, officials said. A team led by Thai navy SEAL divers pushed through the murk of a kilometer...
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In this grab made from video provided by KK Productions, shows the area of a deadly bus accident in Uttarakhand's Paudi Garhwal district, northern India, Sunday, July 1, 2018. Chief Minister of Uttarakhand state Trivendra Rawat said the bus fell into a 700-foot (213-meter) deep gorge in the Himalayan foothills. (KK Production via AP)
July 01, 2018 - 4:29 am
LUCKNOW, India (AP) — At least 48 people were killed on Sunday when an overcrowded bus plunged off a mountain road into a gorge in northern India, officials said. Chief Minister of Uttarakhand state Trivendra Rawat said the bus fell into a 213-meter- (700-foot-) deep gorge in the Himalayan...
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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe speaks during the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) meeting in Tokyo Sunday, July 1, 2018. Trade ministers from 16 Asian countries are meeting in Tokyo on a regional trade pact, highlighting efforts to ensure free and rules-based commerce in the face of an increasingly protectionist United States under President Donald Trump. (Sadayuki Goto/Kyodo News via AP)
July 01, 2018 - 4:23 am
TOKYO (AP) — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Sunday called for an early conclusion of a regional trade pact that ensures free and rules-based commerce in the face of an increasingly protectionist United States under President Donald Trump. At a meeting of the Regional Comprehensive Economic...
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Iranian Interior Minister Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli speaks during a press conference in Tehran, Iran, Sunday, July 1, 2018. Fazli said only one person was wounded in clashes when gunfire erupted as Iranian security forces confronted protesters early Sunday amid demonstrations over water scarcity in the country's south. (AP Photo/Vahid Salemi)
July 01, 2018 - 4:21 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Gunfire erupted as Iranian security forces confronted protesters early Sunday amid demonstrations over water scarcity in the country's south, violence that authorities said wounded at least 11 people, mostly police. The protests around Khorramshahr, some 650...
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The flag-draped coffins of late holocaust survivor Simone Veil and her late husband Antoine Veil are carried by members of the French Republican Guard during a national tribute before being laid to rest in the crypt of the Pantheon mausoleum in Paris, France, Sunday, July 1, 2018. Simone Veil, who became one of France's most revered politicians, is getting the rare honor of being buried with her husband Antoine, who died in 2013, at the Pantheon, where French heroes are interred, one year after her death. (Ludovic Marin/Pool Photo via AP)
July 01, 2018 - 4:18 am
PARIS (AP) — Holocaust survivor Simone Veil, one of France's most revered politicians, is getting the rare honor of being buried at the Pantheon, where French heroes are interred, one year after her death. Veil was being inhumed Sunday at the Paris monument with her husband Antoine, who died in...
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July 01, 2018 - 3:26 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Opponents of the Russian government's proposal to raise the eligibility ages for state pensions are demonstrating throughout the country. Several hundred people held an unsanctioned rally in the Pacific port city of Vladivostok. Other authorized rallies took place Sunday in the Far...
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July 01, 2018 - 3:08 am
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romanian authorities say at least three people have died and hundreds have been rescued after thunderstorms and heavy rains swept across the country, creating flash floods. The Interior Ministry said Sunday that 760 people had been rescued or evacuated from flooded areas...
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