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Leaders, from left, El Salvador's President Salvador Sanchez, U.S. Vice President Mike Pence, Guatemala's President Jimmy Morales and Honduras' President Juan Orlando Hernandez wave to the press during a photo opportunity, prior to their meeting on immigration issues at the National Palace in Guatemala City, Thursday, June 28, 2018. (AP Photo/Luis Soto)
June 28, 2018 - 9:10 pm
GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — U.S. Vice President Mike Pence told the leaders of three Central American nations Thursday that they must do more to stop the flow of migrants who enter the United States illegally. He made the comments to the presidents of Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador, where economic...
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Passengers looks at an information board at Bali's international airport, Indonesia on Thursday, June 28, 2018, as airlines canceled flights. The Mount Agung volcano has shot ash 2,000 meters into the atmosphere, disrupting the travel plans of thousands as several airlines canceled flights from the Indonesian tourist island. (AP Photo/Firdia Lisnawati)
June 28, 2018 - 8:01 pm
DENPASAR, Indonesia (AP) — The Indonesian tourist island of Bali closed its international airport Friday, stranding thousands of travelers, as the Mount Agung volcano gushed a 2,500-meter (8,200-feet) column of ash and smoke. The National Disaster Mitigation Agency said nearly 450 flights were...
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Belgium's Michy Batshuayi reacts during the group G match between England and Belgium at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Kaliningrad Stadium in Kaliningrad, Russia, Thursday, June 28, 2018. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)
June 28, 2018 - 2:59 pm
KALININGRAD, Russia (AP) — Michy Batshuayi's celebration after Belgium's goal at the World Cup has drawn plenty of laughs online. The Borussia Dortmund striker scooped up the ball after Adnan Januzaj scored Thursday in a 1-0 victory over England and kicked it hard — probably aiming for the net...
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June 28, 2018 - 1:25 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department confirmed Thursday that another U.S. diplomat has been affected by mysterious health incidents in Cuba, bringing the total of Americans suffering from such ailments to 26. Spokeswoman Heather Nauert said the diplomat was "medically confirmed" to have...
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FILE - In this Saturday, May 17, 2014 file photo, migrants scale a metallic fence that divides Morocco and the Spanish enclave of Melilla. Morocco’s director of migration and border surveillance says that his country is experiencing new pressures by migrants trying to get to Europe with the growing clampdown on the Mediterranean route between Libya and Italy. However, Khalid Zerouali also said in an interview with the Associated Press on Thursday, June 28, 2018 that Morocco isn’t interested in hosting a platform for migrants to determine who is eligible for asylum in Europe. (AP Photo/Santi Palacios, file)
June 28, 2018 - 12:29 pm
RABAT, Morocco (AP) — Morocco is seeing more migrants trying to get to Europe amid an intensifying clampdown on the Mediterranean Sea route between Libya and Italy, the kingdom's migration and border surveillance director said Thursday. Khalid Zerouali also told The Associated Press in an interview...
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Belgium's Michy Batshuayi lies on the floor after a clash with England's Gary Cahill during the group G match between England and Belgium at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Kaliningrad Stadium in Kaliningrad, Russia, Thursday, June 28, 2018. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)
June 28, 2018 - 12:27 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on Thursday at the World Cup (all times local): 10: 20 p.m. Michy Batshuayi's celebration of Belgium teammate Adnan Januzay's goal against England didn't go quite as planned. The Borussia Dortmund striker scooped up the ball after Januzay's goal and kicked it hard —...
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This photo taken on Thursday, June 28, 2018 and provided by Airbus shows the first BelugaXL rolling out of the paintshop, unveiling a special livery, in Toulouse, southern France. The BelugaXL will now undertake ground tests before its first flight planned in summer 2018. (Jean-Vincent Reymondon/Airbus via AP)
June 28, 2018 - 11:57 am
TOULOUSE, France (AP) — A whale of a transport aircraft will be flying high later this summer sporting the grin of a Beluga whale. The Airbus BelugaXL, a massive transport plane, made a presentation on Thursday, its nose cone making it look like a whale. Airbus employees, 20,000 of them, voted on...
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British Prime Minister Theresa May, center right, holds up a Belgian National team soccer jersey presented by Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel, center left, during a round table meeting at an EU summit in Brussels, Thursday, June 28, 2018. European Union leaders meet for a two-day summit to address the political crisis over migration and discuss how to proceed on the Brexit negotiations. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)
June 28, 2018 - 10:57 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — Almost by tradition, there was some World Cup diplomacy at the European Union summit. Every four years, the leaders of the EU are locked in meetings while one or more of their teams are playing in a World Cup match. At the start of the summit, Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel...
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Pope Francis arrives for a consistory in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican, Thursday, June 28, 2018. Pope Francis made 14 new Cardinals during the consistory. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
June 28, 2018 - 10:54 am
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis gave the Catholic Church 14 new cardinals Thursday, exhorting them to resist any temptation toward haughtiness and instead embrace "the greatest promotion" they can achieve: tending to those neglected or cast aside by society. Among those receiving the cardinals'...
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This Tuesday, June 26, 2018 photo provided by Nabaa Media, a Syrian opposition media outlet, shows civilians inspecting damaged buildings that were hit by Syrian government forces bombardment, in Daraa, southern Syria. International aid organizations sounded the alarm Wednesday for the fate of thousands of desperate Syrians fleeing the onslaught of President Bashar Assad's forces in southwestern Syria, urging neighboring countries to take them in. (Nabaa Media, via AP)
June 28, 2018 - 10:10 am
BEIRUT (AP) — Airstrikes pounded rebel-held areas in southwestern Syria on Thursday, killing at least 17 civilians in an underground shelter and driving thousands from their homes, as scores of displaced people protested near the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights, demanding international protection...
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