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FILE - In this Saturday, June 22, 2019, file photo President Donald Trump speaks to reporters on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington. The economic component of the Trump administration's long-awaited Mideast peace plan drew chilly responses from regional allies Sunday, June 23, two days before it was to be discussed at a conference in the Gulf.  (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
Workshop on US economic plan for Palestinians kicks offAn international conference to promote the Trump administration's $50 billion economic support plan for the Palestinians is getting underway in the tiny Gulf kingdom of Bahrain.
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Mother and daughter jump into a public pool in Ehingen, Germany, Tuesday, June 25, 2019. Germany faces a heat wave up to 40 degrees Celsius. (Thomas Warnack/dpa via AP)
Orangutans, polar bears make a splash as Europe sweltersOrangutans at Vienna's Schoenbrunn zoo are keeping cool with buckets of water as much of Europe swelters in a summer heat wave
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Binali Yildirim, ruling Justice and Development Party's mayoral candidate for Istanbul, listens to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan at the parliament in Ankara, Turkey, Tuesday, June 25, 2019, two days after Ekrem Imamoglu, the candidate of the secular opposition Republican People's Party, won the election for mayor of Istanbul. Erdogan addressed his AK Party's weekly meeting, the first time he speaks since the Istanbul mayoral election Sunday, which was a big setback for him and his party. (AP Photo/Burhan Ozbilici)
After loss, Erdogan vows to listen to people's 'messages'In his first public appearance since a crushing defeat in a rerun election for mayor of Istanbul, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan vowed to draw lessons in line with "the messages given by the people."
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Ethiopian leader sobs at service for murdered military chiefEthiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed sobbed openly at a service Tuesday for the military chief who was assassinated by his own bodyguard over the weekend
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Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan addresses his ruling party MPs, in Ankara, Turkey, Tuesday, June 25, 2019, two days after Ekrem Imamoglu, the candidate of the secular opposition Republican People's Party won the election for mayor of Istanbul. Erdogan addressed his AK Party's weekly meeting, the first time he speaks since the Istanbul mayoral election Sunday, which was a big setback for him and his party.(AP Photo/Burhan Ozbilici)
US issues Turkey new warning over Russian missile purchaseThe U.S. envoy to NATO says Turkey will be cut from the advance high-tech F-35 fighter jet program if it goes ahead with plans to buy Russian S-400 air defense missiles
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Conservative party leadership candidate Boris Johnson leaves a LBC talk radio interview in central London, Tuesday June 25, 2019.   The two contenders for leadership of Britain's ruling Conservative Party will be put to a vote of party members nationwide, with the winner due to replace Prime Minister Theresa May as party leader and prime minister. (Kirsty O'Connor/PA via AP)
Boris Johnson again dodges questions over police visitConservative leadership candidate Boris Johnson has again refused to address questions on his private life, despite an ongoing clamor to face public scrutiny amid the fallout from a reported quarrel with his girlfriend that prompted a police visit
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Fiancee of Saudi Khashoggi seeks UN action over his killingThe fiancee of slain Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi has taken her campaign for justice over his grisly slaying to the UN's top human rights body, urging the UN to take "the next step" following a blistering report from an independent investigator
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Protester Louis Fung speaks about why he's apologizing for a demonstration that jammed the entrance of a government tax office in Hong Kong on Tuesday, June 25, 2019. Hong Kong protestors handed out flyers, held up signs, and bowed to passersby Tuesday to apologize for a sit-in demonstration the day before that blocked access to a government office for nearly two hours. (AP Photo/Dake Kang)
A few Hong Kong protesters apologize for disrupting livesA small group of Hong Kong protesters has handed out flyers and bowed to passers-by to apologize for a demonstration that jammed the entrance of a government tax office
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Scientists successfully transfer 1st test tube rhino embryoScientists in Europe say they've successfully transferred a test tube rhino embryo back into a female whose eggs were fertilized in vitro, as part of an effort to save another nearly extinct sub-species of the giant horned mammal
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In this Wednesday, June 12, 2019, photo, a woman waves a British flag as policemen in anti-riot gear stand guard against the protesters on a closed-off road near the Legislative Council in Hong Kong. China promised that for 50 years after Britain gave up control of its last colony in 1997, this shimmering financial enclave would get to keep freedoms absent in the communist-ruled mainland that many here don't want to live without. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
Hong Kong protests signal alarm special freedoms fadingChina promised that for 50 years after Britain gave up control of its last colony in 1997, this shimmering financial enclave would get to keep freedoms absent in the communist-ruled mainland that many here don't want to live without
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Acting Defense Secretary Mark Esper arrives at the Pentagon in Washington, Monday, June 24, 2019. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Acting Pentagon chief Esper on global stage amid Iran crisisPresident Donald Trump's new acting defense secretary, Mark Esper, is due in Brussels to introduce himself to NATO allies and assure his counterparts in the region that the US military is in good hands
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Iran to US: Diplomacy Is Done After 'Stupid,' 'Idiotic' SanctionsAmid a series of escalations with the United States, Iran says it's throwing in the towel on finding a diplomatic way toward peace after the White House's latest round of sanctions, with name-calling thrown in for good measure. "Imposing useless sanctions ... is the permanent closure of the path of diplomacy,...
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