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The sister of Jose Esteban Sevilla Medina, who died after he was shot in the chest at a barricade during an attack by the police and paramilitary forces, cries at his burial in Masaya, Nicaragua, Monday, July 16, 2018. Tensions in Nicaragua erupted this spring after the government announced cuts to social security but then widened into a call for President Daniel Ortega to leave power. The crisis has left around 270 dead and more than 2,000 wounded as forces loyal to the government crack down on opponents. (AP Photo/Cristobal Venegas)
Families bury the dead after bloody weekend in NicaraguaFamilies began burying the dead following a bloody weekend in Nicaragua as police and paramilitary groups attacked roadblocks set up by anti-government demonstrators demanding President Daniel Ortega's exit from office
The Associated Press57 minutes ago
In this July 15, 2018, photo, pedestrians walking on a border bridge which link between Thailand and Myanmar near the border town of Mae Sai district in Chiang Rai province, northern Thailand. At least 3 of the 12 boys and coach of a local team who were rescued from a cave in northern Thailand last week are are-cross border and stateless, living in a limbo that puts serious restrictions not only on their upward mobility, but even on their right to travel outside of Chiang Rai, the northern province where they live. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)
Statelessness a hurdle for some boys rescued from Thai caveThe youth soccer teammates rescued from a Thai cave last week are a multiethnic, cross-border crew, but some cannot count on a permanent home because they are stateless
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Former US President Barack Obama, left and Auma Obama, right, help Obama's step- grandmother Sarah Obama  during an event in Kogelo, Kisumu, Kenya, Monday, July 16, 2018. Obama is in Kenya  to launch a sports and training center founded by his half-sister, Auma Obama. (AP Photo Brian Inganga)
Obama praises Kenya's political reconciliationFormer U.S. President Barack Obama Monday praised Kenya's president and opposition leader for working together but said this East African country must do more to end corruption
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Security personnel patrol near a park where a would-be attacker was killed in Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday, July 16, 2018. A would-be suicide attacker was shot and killed by police in Kabul before he was able to get close to a gathering of supporters of the country's first vice president, Gen. Abdul Rashid Dostum, according to police spokesman Hashmat Stanekzai. Dostum is currently in Turkey. (AP Photo/Massoud Hossaini)
US open to direct talks with Taliban, officials sayU.S. officials say the United States is open to holding direct talks with the Taliban to encourage negotiations between the militant group and the Afghan government to end 17 years of war
The Associated Press3 hours ago
British Prime Minister Theresa May, left, speaks with Airbus CEO Tom Enders, from Germany, backdropped by an Airbus A400M Atlas military transport aircraft at the Farnborough Airshow in Farnborough, England, Monday, July 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
British PM accepts key amendments from hardline BrexiteersA former U.K. Cabinet minister from the ruling Conservative Party has called for a new Brexit referendum, an idea long assailed by the prime minister
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Security stewards remove people who ran onto the pitch and briefly stopped the final match between France and Croatia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia, Sunday, July 15, 2018. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
World Cup protesters get 15 days in jail, sports event bans4 protesters who barged onto the field at the World Cup final have been sentenced to 15 days in jail
The Associated Press4 hours ago
U.S. President Donald Trump waves when boarding Air Force One as he leaves from the airport in Helsinki, Finland, Monday, July 16, 2018, after the meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin in the Finnish capital. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
US intel chief stands by assessment of Russian meddlingThe top U.S. intelligence official says assessments of Russian meddling in the 2016 election have been 'clear' and describes the Kremlin's efforts to undermine the United States' democracy as 'ongoing' and 'pervasive.'
The Associated Press4 hours ago
France goalkeeper Hugo Lloris holds the World Cup trophy next to Olivier Giroud during an official reception at the Elysee Presidential Palace in Paris, Monday, July 16, 2018. France is readying to welcome home the national soccer team for a parade down the Champs-Elysees, where tens of thousands thronged after the team's 4-2 victory over Croatia Sunday. (Ludovic Marin/Pool Photo via AP)
World Cup win gives France new set of heroes, needed boostThe welcome was grand, the emotion visceral as France's victorious World Cup team rolled down Paris' Champs-Elysees Avenue in an open-top bus while tens of thousands of people cheered with unrestrained pride
The Associated Press4 hours ago
U.S. President Donald Trump waves when boarding Air Force One as he leaves from the airport in Helsinki, Finland, Monday, July 16, 2018, after the meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin in the Finnish capital. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
Russian media suggest Putin-Trump summit a step forwardRussian media saw Monday's highly anticipated summit between Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump as a heartening step forward, with the Kremlin leader as the more prominent figure
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Russian President Vladimir Putin listens to U.S. President Donald Trump during a press conference after the meeting of U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin at the Presidential Palace in Helsinki, Finland, Monday, July 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
The Latest: Trump tweets US, Russia 'must get along'Facing withering bipartisan criticism, President Donald Trump says U.S., Russia "must get along."
The Associated Press5 hours ago
U.S. President Donald Trump, left, and Russian President Vladimir Putin shake hand at the beginning of a meeting at the Presidential Palace in Helsinki, Finland, Monday, July 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
The wink, the slouch -- the non-verbal cues at the summitTwo alpha males, Russian President Vladimir Putin's trademark macho posture collided with President Donald Trump's classic power stance as the two leaders met on the world stage in Finland
The Associated Press5 hours ago
FILE - In this March 13, 2018 file photo, Ziad Itani, a Lebanese stage actor, who was indicted on charges of collaborating with Israel and drug possession, shouts as he speaks with journalists after he was released by Lebanese authorities, at his house, in Beirut, Lebanon. The New York-based Human Rights Watch called on Lebanese authorities to investigate allegations of torture made by Itani. The watchdog said Monday, July 16, 2018, that the case of Itani is a test for whether the law criminalizing torture, passed in November, will end impunity for security officials. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla, File)
Lebanon must investigate torture claims by actor, HRW saysThe New York-based Human Rights Watch is calling on Lebanese authorities to investigate allegations of torture made by a well-known actor who was detained and later exonerated of charges of spying for Israel
The Associated Press6 hours ago
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