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Technicians and researchers check equipment set up inside a glass chamber as they begin to study Rembrandt's 'Night Watch' masterpiece, at the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam, Monday July 8, 2019.
Aleksandar Furtula/AP Photo
July 08, 2019 - 10:40 am
By Aleksandar Furtula, Associated Press AMSTERDAM (AP) — Researchers and restorers at Amsterdam's Rijksmuseum launched a months-long project Monday, using high-tech imaging technology to throw new light on Rembrandt van Rijn's iconic "Night Watch." Working in a specially designed glass chamber,...
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The deputy foreign minister says that his nation considers the 2015 nuclear deal with world powers to be a "valid document" and seeks its continuation.
Ebrahim Noroozi/AP Photo
July 07, 2019 - 7:23 am
By Jon Gambrell and Nasser Karimi TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran increased its uranium enrichment Sunday beyond the limit allowed by its 2015 nuclear deal with world powers, inching its program closer toward weapons-grade levels while calling for a diplomatic solution to a crisis heightening tensions...
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A$AP Rocky
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July 05, 2019 - 10:10 am
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky was ordered held by a Swedish court Friday for two weeks in pre-trial detention while police investigate a fight in downtown Stockholm. Prosecutor Fredrik Karlsson said Friday after the hearing at the Stockholm District Court that A$AP Rocky — the...
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King Tutankhamun's tomb
Amr Nabil/AP, file
July 05, 2019 - 7:37 am
LONDON (AP) — Christie's has gone forward with the auction of a 3,000-year-old stone sculpture of the famed boy pharaoh Tutankhamun despite protests from the Egyptian government. The brown quartzite head depicting King Tut sold for more than 4.7 million pounds ($5.9 million) Thursday evening. The...
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Protesters in Hong Kong took over the legislature's main building Monday night, tearing down portraits of legislative leaders and spray painting pro-democracy slogans on the walls of the main chamber.
Kin Cheung/AP Photo, File
July 04, 2019 - 9:42 pm
HONG KONG (AP) — It was almost noon on Monday when hundreds of protesters outside Hong Kong's legislature voted to break in. Watching from the side, one protester disagreed. They were too few, 19-year-old Daisy Chan worried, and the police presence was heavy. As hours passed, thousands more...
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Iran will begin enriching uranium at a higher level than what is allowed under the 2015 nuclear deal within days, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said Wednesday.
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July 03, 2019 - 6:14 pm
By Nada Altaher and Tamara Qiblawi, CNN (CNN) - - Iran will begin enriching uranium at a higher level than what is allowed under the 2015 nuclear deal within days, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said Wednesday. The announcement comes two days after Iran announced it had exceeded limits on its low...
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A 3D printed recreation of the ancient Lion of Mosul, which was destroyed by the Islamic State group at the Mosul Museum in Iraq, is displayed as part of the 'What Remains' exhibition at the Imperial War Museum in London, Wednesday, July 3, 2019.
Natasha Livingstone/AP Photo
July 03, 2019 - 3:30 pm
LONDON (AP) — A figure of a roaring lion, about the size of a loaf of bread, is the latest step in the fight to preserve culture from conflict. The sculpture is a replica of a colossal 3,000-year-old statue from the Temple of Ishtar in Nimrud, in what's now Iraq. The stone statue was one of many...
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tropical pool in the Riviera Maya
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July 03, 2019 - 8:15 am
By Michelle Kosinski and Zachary Cohen, CNN (CNN) -- Nearly two years after receiving an inquiry from Senate Homeland Security Committee chairman Ron Johnson, the State Department is finally revealing details about its investigation into multiple deaths and illnesses that occurred shortly after...
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July 01, 2019 - 3:17 pm
By James Griffiths, Julia Hollingsworth, Ben Westcott and Eliza Mackintosh, CNN (CNN) - - On the anniversary of Hong Kong's return to Chinese rule, a large group of protestors smashed through glass doors and stormed the government headquarters. The dramatic July 1 events have marked a break from...
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Canadian cartoonist loses job after illustration of Trump went viral
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July 01, 2019 - 11:44 am
By Shannon Liao, CNN Business (CNN) -- A Canadian cartoonist's illustration of President Donald Trump playing golf over the bodies of two drowned migrants went viral Wednesday. Two days later, Michael de Adder said on Twitter that he had been let go by a publishing company in New Brunswick, Canada...
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