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In this July 13, 2018, photo, Chinese-made childrens shoes carrying a Chinese map and U.S. flags are on display for a sale at a shop in Beijing.
AP Photo/Andy Wong
July 16, 2018 - 9:38 am
By Joe McDonald, AP Business Writer BEIJING (AP) — China announced it filed a World Trade Organization challenge Monday to President Donald Trump's latest tariff threat, stepping up its diplomatic efforts to counter U.S. pressure in a spiraling technology dispute. The Trump administration has...
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Pope Francis is shown celebrating the Mass on the solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ, in the parish of Santa Monica in Ostia, in the outskirts of Rome.
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Mark Abrams
July 16, 2018 - 7:02 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Archdiocese of Philadelphia is organizing a pilgrimage to Rome this fall for the canonization of a former pope and a martyred Latin American archbishop. Pope Francis will elevate Pope Paul VI and Archbishop Oscar Romero of El Salvador to sainthood on Sunday, Oct...
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U.S. President Donald Trump, left, listens to Russian President Vladimir Putin during a press conference after their meeting at the Presidential Palace in Helsinki, Finland.
AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko
July 16, 2018 - 6:22 am
HELSINKI (AP) — Standing next to Russia's Vladimir Putin, President Donald Trump openly questioned his own intelligence agencies' conclusions that Moscow was to blame for meddling in the 2016 U.S. election to Trump's benefit and seemed to accept Putin's insistence that Russia's hands were clean...
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Somphong Jaiwong, one of the 12 boys rescued from the flooded cave, in their hospital room at Chiang Rai Prachanukroh Hospital in Chiang Rai province, northern Thailand.
Chiang Rai Prachanukroh Hospital via AP
July 15, 2018 - 8:58 am
CHIANG RAI, Thailand (AP) — The 12 boys and their soccer coach rescued from a flooded cave in northern Thailand are recovering well and are eager to eat their favorite comfort foods after their expected discharge from a hospital next week. In video messages of the boys shown at a news conference on...
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Smoke trails are seen as rockets are launched from the Gaza Strip toward Israel, in Gaza City.
AP Photo/Sami Shehada
July 15, 2018 - 8:55 am
JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military lifted its restrictions along the Gaza border Sunday, indicating it had accepted an Egypt-mediated cease-fire that ended a 24-hour round of fighting with Hamas militants that had threatened to devolve into all-out war. The military had shut down a popular beach...
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President Donald Trump meets with Russian President Vladimir Putin at the G-20 Summit in Hamburg. Both leader will meet for summit on Monday, July 16, 2018 in Helsinki, Finland.
AP Photo/Evan Vucci, file
July 15, 2018 - 8:48 am
GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — President Donald Trump says "nothing bad ... maybe some good" will come out of his summit Monday with Russia's Vladimir Putin in Finland. Trump says in a television interview that he's going into the meeting with "low expectations. I'm not going with high expectations." The...
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President Donald Trump with British Prime Minister Theresa May
AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais
July 15, 2018 - 8:31 am
LONDON (AP) — Donald Trump has advised British Prime Minister Theresa May to "sue" the European Union to resolve the tense negotiations over Britain's impending exit from the bloc. The American president told reporters Friday at a joint press conference with May that he had given the British leader...
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Queen Elizabeth II and President Donald Trump walk together to inspect the Guard of Honour at Windsor Castle in Windsor, England.
AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais
July 13, 2018 - 1:13 pm
WINDSOR, England (AP) — And then, after all the diplomatic tumult, it was time to sip tea with the queen. President Donald Trump took a break from his sparring with U.S. allies and the press on Friday to enjoy one of diplomacy's oldest traditions. The president and first lady Melania Trump were...
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An EU and a British union flag are displayed in front of a six-meter high cartoon baby blimp of U.S. President Donald Trump, as it is flown as a protest against his visit, in Parliament Square in London, England, Friday, July 13, 2018.
AP Photo/Tim Ireland
July 13, 2018 - 10:45 am
By Danica Kirka, Associated Press LONDON (AP) — A giant balloon depicting U.S. President Donald Trump as a screaming orange baby flew over London Friday as tens of thousands marched through the streets to protest the American leader's visit to the U.K. The diaper-clad infant, with a quiff of hair...
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British Prime Minister Theresa May greets U.S President Donald Trump before their meeting at Chequers, in Buckinghamshire, England, Friday, July 13, 2018.
Jack Taylor/Pool Photo via AP
July 13, 2018 - 9:46 am
By Jill Colvin and Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press ELLESBOROUGH, England (AP) — President Donald Trump pulled off a diplomatic backflip Friday, reversing himself on trade, Brexit and his critical assessment of British Prime Minister Theresa May while insisting the U.S.-U.K. relationship is "the...
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