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This May 12, 2016 image provided by NASA shows the planet Mars.
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July 25, 2018 - 7:27 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A huge lake of salty water appears to be buried deep in Mars, raising the possibility of finding life on the red planet, scientists reported Wednesday. The discovery, based on observations by a European spacecraft, generated excitement from experts. Water is essential to life as we...
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President Donald Trump, right, and European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker, left, speak in the Rose Garden of the White House, Wednesday, July 25, 2018, in Washington.
AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais
July 25, 2018 - 5:24 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and European Union leaders announced Wednesday they have agreed to work toward "zero tariffs" and "zero subsidies" on non-automobile goods and would work to resolve U.S. tariffs on steel and aluminum imports that have roiled European markets. The president,...
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The burned kitchen of a house is seen in Mati, east of Athens, Wednesday, July 25, 2018.
AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis
July 25, 2018 - 7:53 am
By Costas Kantouris and Elena Becatoros, Associated Press MATI, Greece (AP) — Rescue crews were searching Wednesday through charred homes and cars for those still missing after the deadliest wildfires to hit Greece in decades decimated seaside areas near Athens, killing at least 79 people and...
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Soccer coach Ekkapol Chantawong, left, and teammates who were rescued last week from a flooded cave have their heads shaved in a traditional Buddhist ceremony in Mae Sai district, Chiang Rai province, northern Thailand, Tuesday, July 24, 2018.
AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit
July 24, 2018 - 2:28 pm
MAE SAI, Thailand (AP) — The young soccer teammates and their coach who were rescued after being trapped in a cave in northern Thailand had their heads shaved in a ceremony Tuesday as they prepared to be ordained as Buddhist novices and monks. Eleven of the 12 boys and their coach prayed to ancient...
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Aoise Taggert, 9, looks at a model of the Titanic at Titanic Belfast, Northern Ireland, Tuesday July 24, 2018, during the launch of a bid to buy a collection of 5,500 artifacts from the Titanic wreck site and bring them to Belfast.
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July 24, 2018 - 10:42 am
By Gregory Katz, Associated Press LONDON (AP) — Filmmaker James Cameron and Titanic discoverer Robert Ballard are backing a bid by a group of British museums to acquire a collection of 5,500 artifacts from the sunken vessel. The campaign announced Tuesday aims to raise $20 million (15 million...
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People cool down under the cooling mist spot in Tokyo, Monday, July 23, 2018.
AP Photo/Koji Sasahara
July 24, 2018 - 10:16 am
By Jim Armstrong, AP Sports Writer TOKYO (AP) — The 2020 Olympics will open in two years, and the heat is on. Since being awarded the games, which will be the largest ever with 33 sports and 339 events, Tokyo organizers have had to deal with a series of setbacks ranging from stadium and...
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Tour de France Pepper Spray
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July 24, 2018 - 9:57 am
By Matias Grez, CNN (CNN) -- The Tour de France -- cycling's most prestigious race -- was temporarily halted Tuesday after tear gas, used to disperse protesters by police, inadvertently got into the eyes of some riders. Protesting farmers had blocked the road with hay bales, leading police to spray...
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Massice Iceberg Threatening Greenland Village
CNN
July 24, 2018 - 8:37 am
By Phil Black, CNN (CNN) -- The people of Innaarsuit know how to handle themselves around ice. Their small island off western Greenland is surrounded by it through every long, dark winter. They take dogsleds out on Baffin Bay's frozen surface to hunt seals and polar bears. They cut out holes and...
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A TV screen shows a satellite image of North Korea's Sohae launch site, during a news program at the Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, July 24, 2018.
AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon
July 24, 2018 - 7:54 am
By Kim Tong-Hyung, Associated Press SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea appears to have started dismantling key facilities at its main satellite launch site in a step toward fulfilling a commitment made by leader Kim Jong Un at his summit with President Donald Trump in June. While Pyongyang could...
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A man looks the burned house of his sister in Agios Andreas, east of Athens, Tuesday, July 24, 2018.
AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis
July 24, 2018 - 7:27 am
RAFINA, Greece (AP) — Wildfires raged through seaside resorts near the Greek capital of Athens, torching homes, cars and forests as they killed at least 74 people, authorities said Tuesday. Twenty-six of the dead were found huddled together in a compound, while a few bodies were recovered from the...
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