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The Ebola outbreak spread this week to the eastern Congo city of Goma, with more than 2 million people, near the Rwanda border. ;
Ebola outbreak in Congo declared a global health emergencyEbola outbreak in Congo declared international health emergency after more than 1,600 deaths
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Migrant children sleep on a mattress on the floor of the AMAR migrant shelter in Nuevo Laredo, Mexico, Wednesday, July 17, 2019. Asylum-seekers grappled to understand what a new U.S. policy that all but eliminates refugee claims by Central Americans and many others meant for their bids to find a better life in America amid a chaos of rumors, confusion and fear. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte)
Confusion, fear spread on Mexico border with new US policyAsylum-seekers gathered on Mexico's border with the United States are confused and anxious over a new U.S. policy that all but eliminates refugee claims by Central Americans and many others
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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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U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell speaks during a dinner hosted by the Bank of France in Paris, Tuesday, July 16, 2019. Finance officials from the Group of Seven rich democracies will weigh risks from new digital currencies and debate how to tax U.S. tech companies like Google and Amazon when they meet in the Paris suburb of Chantilly tomorrow. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
With Big Tech's dominance under scrutiny, EU probes AmazonThe European Union is investigating whether Amazon uses data from independent retailers to gain an unfair advantage, a decision that could lead to changes in how the internet's biggest marketplace works
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Tomra Vecere, center, and Tor Stumo, right, hold a poster with some of the victims of Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 before the start of House Transportation subcommittee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, July 17, 2019, on aviation safety. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
Men who lost family members in Max crash seek safety changesTwo men who lost family members in the crash of an Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 Max jet called on legislators to change Federal Aviation Administration procedures that let company employees perform safety inspections on aircraft as they're being built
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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, June 2, 2009 file photo, reporters work behind a security cordon in front of the Air France check-in desk of the Tom Jobim Airport in Rio de Janeiro. French prosecutors want Air France to stand trial for manslaughter in the 2009 crash of a flight from Rio de Janeiro to Paris that killed all 228 people aboard, a judicial official said Wednesday July 17, 2019. (AP Photo/ Ricardo Moraes, File)
French prosecutors want Air France tried for 2009 Rio crashA judicial official says that French prosecutors want Air France to stand trial for manslaughter in the 2009 crash of a flight from Rio de Janeiro to Paris that killed all 228 people aboard
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Fans in Italy root for clever brown bear to elude captivityAppeals are mounting for authorities not to shoot a brown bear days after it escaped captivity in an Italian forest
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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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FILE - This 2003 photo provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows a female Aedes albopictus mosquito acquiring a blood meal from a human host. (James Gathany/Centers for Disease Control and Prevention via AP)
Scientists find new way to kill disease-carrying mosquitoesScientists develop new way to kill disease-carrying mosquitoes
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Security forces gather at the scene of a shooting outside a restaurant in Irbil, Iraq, Wednesday, July 17, 2019. Turkey's state-run news agency says a Turkish diplomat working at Ankara's consulate in the northern Iraqi city of Irbil was killed during a shooting attack inside the restaurant there. (AP Photo)
Gunmen in restaurant in northern Iraq kill Turkish diplomatTurkish and Kurdish officials say unknown gunmen opened fire inside a Turkish-owned restaurant in the northern Iraqi city of Irbil, killing at least one Turkish diplomat
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Cyprus detains 12 Israelis after UK woman alleges rapeA Cyprus police official says 12 Israelis have been detained after a 19-year-old British woman alleged that she was raped in the popular resort town of Ayia Napa
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