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FILE - In this Jan. 16, 2018 file photo, then Puerto Rico Justice Secretary Wanda Vazquez answers reporters' questions, in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
Carlos Giusti/AP Photo, File
July 28, 2019 - 7:15 pm
By DÁNICA COTO SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The woman who is supposed to replace Puerto Rico's embattled governor announced Sunday that she doesn't want the job as the U.S. territory reels from political crisis. Justice Secretary Wanda Vázquez said in a Twitter post that she hopes Gov. Ricardo...
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The European Union's political director Helga Schmid and Iran's deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araghchi, center from left, wait for a bilateral meeting as part of the closed-door nuclear talks with Iran at a hotel in Vienna, Austria, Sunday, July 28, 2019.
AP
July 28, 2019 - 1:21 pm
By Kiyoko Metzler VIENNA (AP) — Diplomats from Iran and five world powers recommitted Sunday to salvaging a major nuclear deal amid mounting tensions between the West and Tehran since the U.S. withdrew from the accord and reimposed sanctions. Representatives of Iran, Germany, France, Britain, China...
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In a statement Saturday, Carabinieri officers investigating the death of Cerciello Rega, 35, said two young American tourists have been detained for alleged murder and attempted extortion
Andrew Medichini/AP Photo
July 27, 2019 - 2:28 pm
By Frances D'Emilio ROME (AP) — An American teenager was "illegally blindfolded" before his interrogation as a suspect in a newlywed police officer's slaying in Rome, a Carabinieri commander said Sunday after a photo circulated of the young tourist with his head bowed and handcuffed behind his back...
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President Donald Trump, joined by acting Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan, right, shakes hands with Guatemalan Interior Minister Enrique Degenhart in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Friday, July 26, 2019.
Carolyn Kaster/AP Photo
July 26, 2019 - 9:33 pm
By Zeke Miller and Colleen Long WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration signed an agreement with Guatemala Friday that will restrict asylum applications to the U.S. from Central America. The so-called "safe third country" agreement would require migrants, including Salvadorans and Hondurans, who...
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Staying cool in a heat wave
CNN, KFMB, KCCI
July 26, 2019 - 10:01 am
By Eliza Mackintosh and Ivana Kottasová, CNN (CNN) — Forget Brexit — when Queen Elizabeth was snapped in a photo op with Britain's new Prime Minister this week amid record temperatures, all anyone could talk about was her Dyson fan pictured in the background. "The Queen must be feeling the heat...
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A crowdfunding campaign launched by U.S. animation distributor Sentai Filmworks to support Kyoto Animation has raised more than $2 million. The Japanese studio was a victim of an arson attack Thursday leaving 34 people dead.
Kyodo News via AP
July 25, 2019 - 12:35 pm
By Leanna Faulk and Jamiel Lynch, CNN (CNN) -- A crowdfunding campaign launched by U.S. animation distributor Sentai Filmworks to support Kyoto Animation has raised more than $2 million. The Japanese studio was a victim of an arson attack Thursday, leaving 34 people dead. "The support from the...
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Puerto Rico protests
Dennis M. Rivera Pichardo/AP
July 25, 2019 - 11:21 am
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Anger turned to jubilation in the streets in a flash as Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló announced his resignation overnight, ceding power after nearly two weeks of furious protests and political upheaval touched off by a leak of insulting chat messages. A crowd of...
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North Korea has launched at least one short range projectile, according to an initial assessment described by a US defense official.
Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images via CNN
July 24, 2019 - 6:26 pm
By Zachary Cohen, Nicole Gaouette, Sophie Jeong and Barbara Starr, CNN (CNN) -- North Korea has fired two projectiles toward the East Sea, also known as the Sea of Japan, according to South Korean officials, an act that comes amid increased uncertainty about the future of nuclear negotiations...
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Notre Dame
Rafael Yaghobzadeh/Pool/AP
July 24, 2019 - 1:54 pm
PARIS (AP) — The chief architect of France's historic monuments says he's afraid that the heat wave sweeping Europe could cause the vaulted ceilings of fire-ravaged Notre Dame Cathedral to collapse. Dozens of sensors dotted around the 12th-century monument have shown no indication that it's...
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Boris Johnson gestures as he speaks after being announced as the new leader of the Conservative Party in London, Tuesday, July 23, 2019.
Frank Augstein/AP Photo
July 23, 2019 - 7:12 am
By Jill Lawless and Danica Kirka, Associated Press LONDON (AP) — Brexit hardliner Boris Johnson won the contest to lead Britain's governing Conservative Party on Tuesday and will become the country's next prime minister, tasked with fulfilling his promise to lead the U.K. out of the European Union...
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