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Protesters shout next to a policeman as they continue to protest an extradition bill, Sunday, June 16, 2019, in Hong Kong. Hong Kong residents Sunday continued their massive protest over an unpopular extradition bill that has highlighted the territory's apprehension about relations with mainland China, a week after the crisis brought as many as 1 million into the streets. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
Massive protests draw apology from Hong Kong leadershipHong Kong citizens marched for hours in a massive protest that drew a late-in-the-day apology from the city's top leader for her handling of legislation that has stoked fears of expanding control from Beijing in this former British colony
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Protesters gather near photos of other protesters injured during Wednesday's violent protest, as well as photos of police commander they claimed had authorized the use of aggressive tactics, in Hong Kong on Sunday, June 16, 2019. Hong Kong citizens marched for hours Sunday in a massive protest that drew a late-in-the-day apology from the city's top leader for her handling of legislation that has stoked fears of expanding control from Beijing in this former British colony. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
The Latest: Hong Kong police say want to clear protestersHong Kong police say they want to clear the streets of protesters Monday morning
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Roberto Arzu, presidential candidate of the PAN and Podemos party coalition, poses for photographers at a polling station during general elections in Guatemala City, Sunday, June 16, 2019. Guatemalans are voting for their next president in elections plagued by widespread disillusion and distrust, and as thousands of their compatriots flee poverty and gang violence to seek a new life in the United States. (AP Photo/Santiago Bill
Guatemalans choose president amid distrust, flight to USGuatemalans headed to the polls Sunday to cast their vote for the next president, following an electoral process that generated widespread disillusion and distrust
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United States Ambassador to Israel David Friedman and his wife Tammy attend the inauguration of a new settlement named after US president Donald Trump in the Golan Heights, Sunday, June 16, 2019. The Trump name graces apartment towers, hotels and golf courses. Now it is the namesake of a tiny Jewish settlement in the Israeli-controlled Golan Heights. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)
Israel moves to name Golan settlement after TrumpIsrael moves to name Golan Heights settlement after Trump
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People walk in front of closed stores during a blackout, in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Sunday, June 16, 2019. Argentina and Uruguay were working frantically to return power on Sunday, after a massive power failure left large swaths of the South American countries in the dark. (AP Photo/Tomas F. Cuesta)
The Latest: Expert says design errors had role in blackoutThe president of the Center for the Study of Energy Regulatory Activity in Argentina says that a massive blackout that left millions without electricity "has never happened" in the country
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Conservative party leadership contender Jeremy Hunt arrives at the television studios ahead of a scheduled live television debate for the Conservative Party leadership candidates, in London, Sunday June 16, 2019.  Five out of the six candidates will appear in the first TV debate, with Boris Johnson declining to take part, although other candidates accuse him of trying to avoid scrutiny. (Yui Mok/PA via AP)
Boris Johnson skips debate as Tory rivals quizzed on BrexitCandidates who hope to become Britain's next prime minister have accused current front runner Boris Johnson of trying to avoid scrutiny after he refused to take part in a televised debate
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Candidate loses German election after film makers weigh inA 51-year-old immigrant has been elected mayor of a town in eastern Germany after beating a candidate from the far-right Alternative for Germany party in a runoff that drew international attention
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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo closes his remarks as he departs after a media availability, at the State Department, Thursday, June 13, 2019, in Washington. Pompeo says Iran is believed to be responsible for attacks on 2 tankers near Persian Gulf. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Pompeo tries rallying foreign leaders in alleged oil attacksSecretary of State Mike Pompeo is reaching out to wary foreign leaders to frame alleged Iranian attacks in a Middle East oil shipping route as a problem for the world at large, especially for Asian countries vitally dependent on that oil
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Java, a 7-months-old orangutan, sleeps on the back of his mother, Theodora, at the Jardin des Plantes zoo, in Paris, Sunday, June 16, 2019. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
Paris zoo gives orangutan Nenette a 50th birthday partyNenette, one of the world's oldest Borneo orangutans in captivity, has celebrated her 50th birthday at a zoo in Paris, where she has lived almost all her life
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A fishing boat speeds past an oil tanker in the distance in Fujairah, United Arab Emirates, Saturday, June 15, 2019. The Kokuka Courageous, one of two oil tankers targeted in an apparent attack in the Gulf of Oman, was brought to the United Arab Emirates' eastern coast Saturday. (AP Photo/Jon Gambrell)
Saudi crown prince accuses rival Iran of tanker attacksSaudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman accuses Iran of tanker attacks and says kingdom won't hesitate to deal with threats to its security
The Associated Press7 hours ago
Soldiers wearing the armbands of Mexico's National Guard board a truck to patrol back roads that migrants use to avoid a migration checkpoint, north of Comitan, Chiapas State, Mexico, Saturday, June 15, 2019. Under pressure from the U.S. to slow the flow of migrants north, Mexico plans to deploy thousands of National Guard troops by Tuesday to its southern border region.(AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
Mexico steps up revisions amid US pressure over migrant flowMexican authorities stepped up revisions along well-traveled routes for migrants in southern Mexico over the weekend, checking identifications, pulling migrants off public transport and intercepting four trucks packed with nearly 800 migrants
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Meghan and Harry release Father's Day photo of baby ArchiePrince Harry and Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex have released a photo of their baby son Archie to mark Father's Day
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