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Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson, right, reaches out to shakes hands with President of the European Council Donald Tusk before a meeting on the side of the G-7 summit in Biarritz, France Sunday, Aug. 25, 2019. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
The Latest: Johnson, EU president meet amid Brexit acrimonyBritish Prime Minister Boris Johnson and European Council President Donald Turk sought out a bit of common ground during a meeting at the Group of Seven summit, the day after a testy exchange about Britain's pending exit from the European Union
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FILE - In this Aug. 26, 2014, file photo, Placido Domingo speaks at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in Los Angeles. LA Opera has named former United States Attorney Debra Wong Yang on Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2019, to lead an ‘independent investigation’ into allegations of sexual harassment against Domingo. The investigation into Domingo’s behavior follows an Associated Press report detailing multiple accusations against the opera star. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, File)
Plácido Domingo to perform for first time since accusationsPlácido Domingo returns to stage at the Salzburg Festival in his first appearance since nine women accused him of sexual harassment in a report by the Associated Press
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Extinction bites: countries agree to protect sharks and raysCountries have agreed to protect more than a dozen shark species at risk of extinction, in a move aimed at conserving some of the ocean's most awe-inspiring creatures who have themselves become prey to commercial fishing
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British airports to introduce 3D screening for carry-on bagsPutting small containers of liquids in plastic bags could soon be a thing of the past for airline passengers in Britain after the government announced plans to introduce 3D screening equipment for carry-on luggage at all major airports
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Donald Cobb, 95, of the US Navy, shows his medals during an interview with the Associated Press Friday, Aug.23, 2019 in Paris. Cobb, who was aboard the USS Murphy during the battles of Normandy, Southern France, North Africa and in the Mediterranean sea, was part of a group of World War II veterans taking part in commemorations of the 75th anniversary of the Allied operation to liberate Paris from Nazi occupation. (AP Photo/Daniel Cole)
Paris celebrates its liberation from Nazis, 75 years onParis is celebrating the French resistance fighters, American soldiers and others who liberated the City of Light from Nazi occupation exactly 75 years ago
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Migrant dies after van plunges into river in CroatiaPolice in Croatia say a migrant has died after a van carrying 12 of them plunged into a river near the border with Slovenia
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Fire consumes an area near Jaci Parana, state of Rondonia, Brazil, Saturday, Aug. 24, 2019. Brazil says military aircraft and 44,000 troops will be available to fight fires sweeping through parts of the Amazon region. The defense and environment ministers have outlined plans to battle the blazes that have prompted an international outcry as well as demonstrations in Brazil against President Jair Bolsonaro's handling of the environmental crisis. (AP Photo/Eraldo Peres)
Pope, urging prayers, says Amazon forest vital for our EarthPope Francis says the Amazon forest is vital for our Earth and is urging prayers that fires there are quickly controlled
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FILE - In this March 10, 2018, file photo, Spain's former monarch King Juan Carlos waves upon his arrival to the Academia Diplomatica de Chile, in Santiago where he met with President-elect Sebastian Pinera. Spain's former monarch, Juan Carlos I, has been admitted to hospital for a heart operation. The 81-year-old king emeritus will undergo the operation Saturday Aug. 24, 2019 in Madrid's Quiron clinic. (AP Photo/Esteban Felix, File)
Spain's ex-king Juan Carlos I recovers after heart surgeryDoctors at the hospital where Spain's former monarch Juan Carlos I underwent heart surgery say he is making a satisfactory recovery almost 24 hours after the operation
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Prince Andrew: I Had No Idea About EpsteinBritain's Prince Andrew, who last week dismissed as "abhorrent" claims that he was involved in Jeffrey Epstein's alleged sex trafficking, now says he simply had no idea what his billionaire former friend was up to. Calling it a "mistake" to socialize with Epstein after the latter left prison in 2010,...
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Police investigate an incident in an industrial area near Porvoo, Finland, early Sunday Aug. 25, 2019. Police in Finland say two officers have been shot and wounded while on duty in the southern town of Porvoo. Finland's police chief said Sunday the officers were in stable condition. (Roni Rekomaa/Lehtikuva via AP)
2 police officers wounded in Finland shootingPolice in Finland say two officers have been shot and wounded while on duty in the southern town of Porvoo
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French President Emmanuel Macron, left, and President Donald Trump, right, participates in a G-7 Working Session on the Global Economy, Foreign Policy, and Security Affairs the G-7 summit in Biarritz, France, Sunday, Aug. 25, 2019. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, Pool)
G-7 cracks emerge on Iran as Trump contests French roleThe first fissures emerged among G-7 leaders over how to deal with Iran, as U.S. President Donald Trump denied he had agreed on giving France a leading role as a go-between with the world's major democracies
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A man stands inside a damaged media office in a stronghold of the Lebanese Hezbollah group, in a southern suburb of Beirut, Lebanon, Sunday, Aug. 25, 2019. Two Israeli drones crashed in a Hezbollah stronghold in the Lebanese capital overnight without the militants firing on them, a spokesman for the group said Sunday, saying the first fell on the roof of a building housing Hezbollah's media office while the second landed in a plot behind it. (AP Photo/Bilal Hussein)
2 Israeli drones crash over Beirut, Hezbollah denies firingHezbollah says two Israeli drones crashed in the Lebanese capital overnight without the militants firing on them, hours after Israel said it struck Iranian targets in neighboring Syria to foil an imminent attack
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