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FILE - In this Monday, Jan. 29, 2018 file photo, U.S. Ambassador to Russia Jon Huntsman Jr. attends an opening ceremony of the stone of the memorial to members of the resistance at Nazis concentration camps during WWII, at the Jewish Museum and Center for Tolerance in Moscow, Russia. The U.S. and British embassies in Moscow said Wednesday July 17, 2019, that Russia has refused visas to teachers at a school that educates diplomats' children. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko, File)
US: Russia refusing visas to teachers of diplomats' kidsThe U.S. ambassador in Moscow says Russia has refused visas to teachers at a school that educates diplomats' children
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CORRECTS ITEM BEING HELD UP  Conservative party leadership candidate Boris Johnson holds up a bagged smoked fish during his speech during a Conservative leadership hustings at ExCel Centre in London, Wednesday, July 17, 2019. The two contenders, Jeremy Hunt and Boris Johnson are competing for votes from party members, with the winner replacing Prime Minister Theresa May as party leader and Prime Minister of Britain's ruling Conservative Party. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
Boris Johnson, Jeremy Hunt make final pitch to ConservativesThe two men competing to be Britain's next leader have held their final televised event in front of Conservative Party members who will decide the winner
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FILE - In this Tuesday, May 7, 2019 file photo, a family are transported to a transit zone for asylum seekers by police bus, in Roszke, Hungary. Felipe Gonzalez Morales, the U.N. special rapporteur on the human rights of migrants, said Wednesday July 19, 2019, at the end of a visit to Hungary, that authorities should move families with children awaiting a ruling on their asylum applications from detention in border transit zones to open reception centers. (AP Photo/Pablo Gorondi, File)
UN expert critical of Hungary's treatment of asylum-seekersA U.N. migration expert says Hungary should not allow security concerns to override the human rights of migrants
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World Health Organization declares the deadly Ebola outbreak in Congo a global emergencyWorld Health Organization declares the deadly Ebola outbreak in Congo a global emergency
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Bus starts smoking in Mont Blanc tunnel; 68 people evacuatedDozens of passengers have been evacuated from a double-decker bus in the Mont Blanc tunnel after the vehicle started spewing smoke
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Indian friends of Kulbhushan Jadhav, celebrate verdict of International Court of Justice in Mumbai, India, Wednesday, July 17, 2019. The United Nations' highest court has ordered that Pakistan stay the execution of Jadhav, an alleged Indian spy and ordered that his case be reviewed after agreeing with India's contention that his rights had been violated. (AP Photo/Rajanish Kakade)
UN court rejects Pakistan's argument in Indian spy caseThe United Nations' highest court has ordered that Pakistan stay the execution of an alleged Indian spy and ordered that his case be reviewed after agreeing with India's contention that his rights had been violated
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Undated photo issued Wednesday July 17, 2019, by Force for Deterrence in Libya, showing Hashem Abedi, the brother of Manchester Arena bomber Salman Abedi.  British police said Wednesday that Hashem Abedi, a key suspect in the 2017 Manchester Arena bombing that killed 22 people, has been arrested at a London airport after being extradited from Libya. (Force for Deterrence in Libya via AP)
Brother of Manchester Arena suicide bomber arrested in UKBritish police say a key suspect in the 2017 Manchester Arena bombing that killed 22 people has been arrested at a London airport after being extradited from Libya
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FILE - In this Thursday, July 17, 2014 file photo, people walk amongst the debris at the crash site of a passenger plane near the village of Grabove, Ukraine. Five years after a missile blew Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 out of the sky above eastern Ukraine, relatives and friends of those killed are gathering Wednesday July 17, 2019, at a Dutch memorial to mark the anniversary. (AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky, file)
Relatives of victims mark 5th anniversary of MH17 downingWith songs, speeches and solemn silence, relatives and friends on Wednesday commemorated the 298 passengers and crew killed five years ago when a missile blew Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 out of the sky above eastern Ukraine
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EU takes further step against Poland over judicial reformsThe European Union has given Poland's government two months to reverse new disciplinary regulations that allegedly undermine the independence of the country's judges
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Outgoing Ecology Minister Francois de Rugy waves goodbye as his wife Severine Servat de Rugy passes after the handover ceremony at the ecology ministry, Wednesday, July 17, 2019 in Paris. Francois de Rugy resigned Tuesday following media reports that he has been living a lavish lifestyle at taxpayer expense, including hosting lobster and Champagne soirees and ordering up exorbitant renovations of his ministerial apartment. (AP Photo/Kamil Zihnioglu)
Lobster vs. kebab: French food fight after minister scandalFrance's government spokeswoman says the resignation of the country's ecology minister over reports of lavish dinners at taxpayers' expense comes at a time when most people "more likely eat kebabs" than lobster
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Suspect Salvatore Gambino, center, is taken into custody during an anti-mafia operation lead by the Italian Police and the FBI in Palermo, Southern Italy, Wednesday, July 17, 2019. Italian police and the FBI arrested 19 suspected Mafiosi in a joint operation Wednesday following an investigation which revealed alleged ties between Sicily's Cosa Nostra Mafia and New York's Gambino crime family. (Igor Petix/ANSA Via AP)
Italy, FBI crack down on Mafia clan with Gambino tiesItalian police and the FBI have cracked down on a Palermo-area Mafia clan with ties to the U.S.-based Gambino crime family
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Turkey acquits 3 rights activists of terror-related chargesA court in Istanbul has acquitted the Turkey representative of Reporters Without Borders and two other human rights activists of charges of engaging in terrorist propaganda
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British-Iranian woman held in Iran moved to psychiatric wardThe husband of a British-Iranian woman imprisoned in Iran says she has been transferred to a hospital mental health facility
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FILE - In this Sept. 14, 2005 file photo, Italian author Andrea Camilleri, left, flanked by actor Luca Zingaretti, celebrates his 80th birthday, at the RAI headquarters, in Rome. Camilleri, known for his popular novels and TV series centered on the much-loved inspector Salvo Montalbano, died in Rome, Wednesday, July 17, 2019, at age 93. Camilleri was Italy’s most successful writer, but until he was nearly 70 he had been a virtually unknown author of a handful of historical novels set in his native Sicily. (AP Photo/Sandro Pace, file)
Camilleri, author of Montalbano detective series, dies at 93Sicilian writer Andrea Camilleri who won millions of loyal fans worldwide for his series of books about Sicilian detective Montalbano, has died at age 93.
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Turkish state media: Diplomat working at Turkish Consulate in Irbil, Iraq, killed in attack at a restaurant thereTurkish state media: Diplomat working at Turkish Consulate in Irbil, Iraq, killed in attack at a restaurant there
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