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FILE - A Friday, June 23, 2017 file photo of German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, speaking during a media conference at an EU summit in Brussels. Merkel said Monday, June 26, 2017, that she doesn’t really do Twitter, but sometimes visits the site to check out what U.S. President Donald Trump has to say. (AP Photo/Olivier Matthys, File)
Merkel: Gay marriage could get 'question of conscience' voteGerman Chancellor Angela Merkel for the first time seems to have softened her previous opposition toward legalizing same-sex marriages
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FILE - In this June 21, 2017 file photo, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson speaks at the State Department in Washington. The Trump administration is poised to declare China among the world’s worst offenders on human trafficking, U.S. officials said Monday, June 26, 2017, putting the world’s most populous country in the same category as North Korea, Zimbabwe and Syria, China’s downgrade is to be announced Tuesday, June 27, 2017, at the State Department when Tillerson unveils the annual Trafficking in Persons Report to Congress. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File)
AP sources: US to say China among worst on human traffickingAP sources: Trump administration plans to downgrade China in its latest report on human trafficking, putting the Asian power in the same category as North Korea, Zimbabwe and Syria
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In this photo released by Juan Quiroz, a boat races towards the sinking El Almirante ferry at a reservoir in Guatape, Colombia, Sunday, June 25, 2017. After suspending their search overnight due to a lightning storm, scuba divers mid-morning Monday had pulled a seventh body from the underwater wreckage. Authorities’ attention was also turning to the causes of the accident and whether possible negligence by the company that owned the boat, called El Almirante, contributed to the accident. (Juan Quiroz via AP)
9 still missing after tourist boat sinks in ColombiaScuba divers continued Monday searching for bodies in a reservoir near the Colombian city of Medellin where a tourist boat packed with more than 150 passengers for the holiday weekend capsized,
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This undated photo provided by The World Food Prize Foundation shows Akinwumi Adesina, the president of the African Development Bank. Akinwumi the son of a Nigerian farm laborer who rose out of poverty to earn graduate degrees in agricultural economics and spent his career improving the availability of seed, fertilizer and financing for African farmers is the winner of this year's World Food Prize. Adesina, was named this year's recipient Monday, June 26, 2017 in a ceremony at the U.S. Department of Agriculture in Washington.(The World Food Prize Foundation via AP)
World Food Prize goes to African Development Bank presidentThe son of a Nigerian farm laborer who rose out of poverty to earn graduate degrees in agricultural economics and spent his career improving the availability of seed and fertilizer for African farmers is the winner of this year's World Food Prize
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With a larger-than-life inflatable Joe Arpaio set up by protesters, members of the media follow former Maricopa County Sheriff Arpaio as he leaves U.S. District Court on the first day of his contempt-of-court trial with attorney Mark Goldman, Monday, June 26, 2017, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
Prosecutors use Joe Arpaio's immigration talk against himProsecutors trying to convict former Sheriff Joe Arpaio of violating a court order to stop traffic patrols that targeted immigrants displayed comments he made in news releases and TV interviews in which he bragged about immigration enforcement
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Top Russian and US diplomats discuss cease-fire for SyriaThe top diplomats of Russia and the United States have focused on the Syrian crisis in a phone call
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A woman holding a dog leaves Dorney Tower, part of the Chalcots Estate in the borough of Camden, north London, Sunday June 25, 2017. The apartments were evacuated after fire inspectors concluded that the buildings were unsafe because of problematic fire doors, gas pipe insulation, and external cladding similar to that blamed for the rapid spread of a fire that engulfed Grenfell Tower on June 14. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)
Company curbs sale of panels used on burned London high-riseArconic says it is ending sales of Reynobond PE panels for use in high-rise buildings following the deadly fire at a London apartment tower
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Visitors are seen at the Western Wall, the holiest site where Jews can pray in Jerusalem's Old City, Monday, June 26, 2017. A high-profile group of Jewish leaders cancelled a gala event with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday to protest his government's decision to scrap plans for a mixed-gender prayer area at Jerusalem's Western Wall. (AP Photo/Sebastian Scheiner)
Jewish groups cancel meetings with Netanyahu in protestJewish groups cancel events with Netanyahu to protest decision to scrap plans for mixed-gender prayer area at Western Wall
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British Prime Minister Theresa May makes a statement on the European Council to members in the House of Commons, London, Monday June 26, 2017.  Theresa May  told Parliament Monday that steps will be taken to make sure the Brexit split with the EU is handled with care for the estimated 3 million EU citizens currently living inside Britain. (/PA via AP)
Theresa May details post-Brexit plans for EU citizens in UKBritish Prime Minister Theresa May tried Monday to reassure European Union citizens living in Britain that their lives and those of their family will not be disrupted when Britain leaves the EU in 2019
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Swedish Foreign Minister Margot Wallstrom smiles during a press conference about the release of Sweden's Johan Gustafsson who was kidnapped in Mali by al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) in 2011, at the government headquarters in Stockholm, Sweden, Monday, June 26, 2017. Gustafsson was flown back to Sweden where he arrived Monday afternoon. (Marcus Ericsson /TT via AP)
Swedish government announces release of hostage in MaliThe Swedish government has announced that a man held by Islamic extremists in northern Mali for 6 years has been released
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Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) leader Arlene Foster makes a statement to the media outside 10 Downing Street in central London, Monday June 26, 2017, after their meeting with Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May, First Secretary of State Damian Green and Government Chief Whip Gavin Williamson. Arlene Foster says that she struck a deal with Theresa May's Conservatives to support her minority government. (Dominic Lipinski/PA via AP)
UK's May makes deal she needs to govern, but critics aboundBritish Prime Minister Theresa May has struck a deal with Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party Monday that is designed to give her minority government enough support in Parliament to endorse her legislative agenda
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Election staff count ballots in Tirana, Albania, Monday, June 26, 2017. Albania's left-wing Socialist Party appears headed for a new governing mandate following elections which are crucial in the country's bid to launch membership negotiations with the European Union. (AP Photo/Hektor Pustina)
Albania's governing Socialists far ahead in early vote countAlbania's left-wing Socialist Party appeared headed for a new governing mandate based on preliminary election results from an election seen as crucial to the country's bid to launch membership negotiations with the European Union
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