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Israel removes railings, overhead bridge near holy site
Israel removes railings, overhead bridge near holy site

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JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel removed railings and an overhead metal bridge it had recently installed near a contested Jerusalem holy site, meeting a demand...

2 Germans peacekeepers dead in helicopter crash in Mali

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BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — A U.N. peacekeeping helicopter crashed Wednesday in the desert in northern Mali and two German peacekeepers were killed, U.N....

Venezuela leader's foes levy new sanctions and fresh strike
Venezuela leader's foes levy new sanctions and fresh strike

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CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Opponents of President Nicolas Maduro at home and abroad tried again Wednesday to pressure the socialist leader into halting...

Colson Whitehead, Arundhati Roy among Man Booker contenders
Colson Whitehead, Arundhati Roy among Man Booker contenders

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LONDON (AP) — Paul Auster, Colson Whitehead and past winner Arundhati Roy are among contenders for this year's Man Booker Prize for fiction. Auster's...

Jerusalem's Old City: Tourists welcome, media not so much
Jerusalem's Old City: Tourists welcome, media not so much

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JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli police acknowledged on Wednesday that security forces are preventing journalists from entering parts of the Old City of...

The Latest: Palestinians cheer after Israel removes devices
The Latest: Palestinians cheer after Israel removes devices

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JERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on the escalation in Israel and the Palestinian territories over a contested Jerusalem holy site (all times local): 3:45...

Australia Britain Foreign Secretary
Australia Britain Foreign Secretary

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British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, right, and Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop, second left, sit down for talks in Sydney, Thursday, July...

Australia Britain-Foreign Secretary
Australia Britain-Foreign Secretary

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British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, left, and Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop arrive for talks in Sydney, Thursday, July 27, 2017. Johnson...

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(TNS) Tribune News Service International Budget for Thursday, July 27, 2017 Updated at 0000 UTC (8 p.m. U.S. EDT Wednesday). Additional news...

Jumbo airtanker gets approval to fight US wildfires
Jumbo airtanker gets approval to fight US wildfires

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BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Federal officials have given a giant airtanker approval to fight wildfires in the U.S., but a lack of contracts currently limits...

Bolivia charges Latin American organization with conspiring against Venezuela

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One of Venezuela’s strongest allies in Latin America on Wednesday accused the secretary general of the Organization of American States of conspiring...

Wildfires threaten French Riviera, inadequate aircraft cited
Wildfires threaten French Riviera, inadequate aircraft cited

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BORMES-LES-MIMOSAS, France (AP) — Backed by planes dropping water and fire retardant, more than 1,000 firefighters battled wildfires Wednesday that...

Outdoor industry flexes political muscle in US land fight
Outdoor industry flexes political muscle in US land fight

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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Outdoor recreation industry leaders aren't going quietly as they stage their last trade show in Utah before moving it to...

The Latest: Poor visibility hurts wildfire fight in Portugal
The Latest: Poor visibility hurts wildfire fight in Portugal

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PARIS (AP) — The Latest on wildfires in southern France, Italy and Portugal (all times local): 6:15 p.m. Emergency services in Portugal are getting...

Syria Raqqa
Syria Raqqa

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U.S. soldiers fix their mines detector vehicle, at a road that links to Raqqa city, northeast Syria, Wednesday, July 26, 2017. The U.S. has up to 1,000...

Broken Faith Investigations
Broken Faith Investigations

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In this Thursday, March 30, 2017 photo, Joao Leite, a representative in the state of Minas Gerais, speaks during an interview in Belo Horizonte, Brazil....

The Latest: Man slain at protest in western Venezuela
The Latest: Man slain at protest in western Venezuela

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CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The latest on Venezuela, where a two-day national strike has been called beginning Wednesday to protest President Nicolas...

France's Macron meets Rihanna at the Elysee Palace
France's Macron meets Rihanna at the Elysee Palace

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PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron met singer Rihanna at the Elysee Palace Wednesday after the pop star appealed to him on Twitter for...

Ukraine strips citizenship of ex-Georgia leader Saakashvili
Ukraine strips citizenship of ex-Georgia leader Saakashvili

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MINSK, Belarus (AP) — Ukraine's president has rescinded the citizenship of Mikheil Saakashvili, the former president of Georgia who moved to Ukraine to...

Syria Raqqa US
Syria Raqqa US

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A U.S. soldier stands near Syrian children on a road that links to Raqqa, Syria, Wednesday, July 26, 2017. The U.S. has up to 1,000 troops in Syria...

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