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Martin Weinberg, a defense attorney for Jeffrey Epstein, leaves federal court in New York after a judge denied bail to his client, Thursday, July 18, 2019. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
Deemed dangerous, Epstein denied bail in sex abuse caseA judge who denied bail for jailed financier Jeffrey Epstein on sex trafficking charges says he poses a danger to the public and seems to still have an uncontrollable urge for sexual conduct with or in the presence of underage girls
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In this courtroom artist's sketch, defendant Jeffrey Epstein, left, listens as accuser Annie Farmer, second from right, speaks during a bail hearing in federal court, Monday, July 15, 2019 in New York. Farmer says she was 16 when she "had the misfortune" of meeting Epstein and later went to spend time with him in New Mexico. Accuser Courtney Wild, right, said in the hearing that she was abused by the wealthy financier in Palm Beach, Florida, starting at age 14. Epstein's lawyers want him released on house arrest to his Manhattan home while he awaits trial. (Elizabeth Williams via AP)
The Latest: Politicians praise Jeffrey Epstein's bail rulingRepublican U.S. Sen. Ben Sasse says a judge's decision to deny financier Jeffrey Epstein bail Thursday "wasn't a close call."
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US lawmakers propose ban on export of tribes' sacred itemsNew Mexico Democrats are making a renewed push in Congress to ban collectors and vendors from exporting Native American ceremonial items
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FILE - In this March 20, 2019, file photo CEO of the German car manufacturer BMW, Harald Krueger, attends the earnings press conference in Munich, Germany. BMW’s board of directors was to meet in Spartanburg, S.C., on Thursday, July 18. The Munich-based company is in the process of finding a successor to Krueger, who is not seeking a contract extension (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader, File)
Automaker BMW names production chief Zipse as new CEOBMW has named its top production manager, Oliver Zipse, as its next CEO to lead the luxury automaker
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Automaker BMW says production chief Oliver Zipse will succeed Harald Krueger as CEOAutomaker BMW says production chief Oliver Zipse will succeed Harald Krueger as CEO
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The Latest: Greece: 10 arrested over migrants medical fraudA doctor, two medical staff members, and a translator have been arrested at a state-run camp for migrants and refugees in Greece
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Tourist enjoy their drinks in a pub as other walk in southeast resort of Ayia Napa in the east Mediterranean island of Cyprus late Wednesday, July 17, 2019. A Cyprus police official says 12 Israelis have been detained after a 19-year-old British woman alleged that she was raped in the resort town of Ayia Napa. (AP Photo/Petros Karadjias)
Cyprus detains 12 Israelis for 8 days over alleged rapeA Cyprus court has ordered 12 Israelis vacationing on the east Mediterranean island nation to remain in police custody for eight days after a 19-year-old British woman alleged that she was raped
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Commuters use escalators at the Schuman metro and train station outside the European Commission headquarters in Brussels, Wednesday, July 17, 2019. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
EU to implement new monitoring system to enforce rule of lawThe European Union says it's implementing a new monitoring system to ensure that all member states are complying with the bloc's rule of law requirements
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Sea-Watch3 German captain Carola Rackete, second from right, is accompanied by her lawyer Leonardo Marino, right, as she arrives for questioning in court in the southern Sicilian town of Agrigento, Italy, Thursday, July 18, 2019. Rackete, who forced a government block docking at an Italian port after rescuing migrants, faces questioning by Italian prosecutors over allegedly aiding illegal immigration. (Pasquale Claudio Montana Lampo/ANSA via AP)
Sea-Watch 3 captain calls for EU action on migrants rescuesA German humanitarian ship captain who eluded an Italian effort to block her from docking at an Italian port after rescuing migrants has called for the European Commission to do its best to avoid new migrants' standoffs.
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FILE - In this Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018 file photo, people aboard a boat make way past the Houses of Parliament with Big Ben's clock tower, the Elizabeth Tower covered in scaffolding for repairs in London. British lawmakers on Thursday July 18, 2019, put a substantial roadblock in the path of any attempt by a Brexit-backing prime minister to take the country out of the European Union without a divorce deal. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, File)
Lawmakers impede next UK leader's path to a no-deal BrexitBritish lawmakers have put a substantial roadblock in the path of any attempt by a Brexit-backing prime minister to take Britain out of the European Union without a divorce deal
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FILE - This Jan.24, 2019 file photo shows Jean-Dominique Senard after being appointed Renault chairman following a meeting of the board held at Renault headquarters in Boulogne-Billancourt, outside Paris. Renault Chairman Jean-Dominique Senard has expressed confidence that the French automaker's alliance with Japan's Nissan remains on track following the appointment of a new board in the wake of the scandal involving Carlos Ghosn, who chaired both companies. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena, File)
Renault chief confident partnership with Nissan on trackRenault Chairman Jean-Dominique Senard has expressed confidence that the French automaker's alliance with Nissan remains on track following the appointment of a new board at the Japanese firm.
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Assange drops appeal of 50-week sentence for jumping bailWikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has dropped an appeal of his 50-week prison term for jumping bail in Britain
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Military vehicles and equipment, parts of the S-400 air defense systems, are unloaded from a Russian transport aircraft, at Murted military airport in Ankara, Turkey, Friday, July 12, 2019. The first shipment of a Russian missile defense system has arrived in Turkey, the Turkish Defense Ministry said Friday, moving the country closer to possible U.S. sanctions and a new standoff with Washington. The U.S. has strongly urged NATO member Turkey to pull back from the deal, warning the country that it will face economic sanctions. (Turkish Defence Ministry via AP, Pool)
Turkey calls on US to reverse decision on F-35 exclusionTurkey says Washington's decision to exclude Ankara from an American-led fighter jet program goes against the "spirit of alliance" and is calling for it to reverse the decision
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Ukraine president's party leads ahead of parliamentary voteUkrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy's party is showing the most support in opinion polls ahead of Sunday's snap parliamentary elections, but obtaining a solid majority in the Verkhovna Rada is far from certain
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Greece gets nod from creditors to ease bailout-era taxesSenior officials from Greece's creditor institutions are meeting in Athens with the country's new conservative government which is planning to begin dismantling bailout-era taxes next month
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