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Director of the National Police, General Ney Aldrin Bautista Almonte, gives a press conference about the intellectual authors of the attack on former Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz, in front of an image of a man identified by authorities as Victor Hugo Gomez in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, Wednesday June 19, 2019. According to Bautista Almonte, Ortiz was shot by a gunman who mistook him for the real target, Sixto David Fernández, who was seated at the same table with the former baseball star on the night of June 9, and the attempted murder was ordered from the United States by Victor Hugo Gomez, Fernández's cousin and an associate of Mexico's Gulf Cartel. (AP Photo/Roberto Guzman)
Dominican AG: Ortiz shooting result of mistaken identityThe Dominican Republic's lead prosecutor says former Red Sox slugger David Ortiz was not the target of a shooting in a nightclub in his hometown on June 9
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McDonald's Kansas City burger in UK starts barbecue feudMcDonald's has started a trans-Atlantic barbecue feud with the introduction of a Kansas City-themed hamburger in the UK
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Tampa Bay Lightning's Nikita Kucherov poses on the red carpet before the NHL Awards, Wednesday, June 19, 2019, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
The Latest: Islanders' Barry Trotz named NHL's top coachBarry Trotz has won the Jack Adams Award as the NHL's top coach
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FILE - In this Jan. 8, 2019, file photo provided by the North Korean government, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, left, and Chinese President Xi Jinping attend a welcome ceremony at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. Xi said North Korea is taking the "right direction" by politically resolving issues on the Korean Peninsula in a rare op-ed published by a North Korean state newspaper Wednesday, June 19, 2019, a day before Xi visits Pyongyang to meet Kim. (Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP, File)
China's Xi heads for North Korea for talks with Kim Jong UnChinese President Xi Jinping has departed for his state visit to North Korea, which he has said will strengthen the countries' strategic ties
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FILE - In this Oct. 7, 2016, file photo a flag for Deutsche Bank flies outside the German bank's New York offices on Wall Street. The FBI has reached out to a lawyer for a former Deutsche Bank employee who complained that the bank was ignoring suspicious transactions, including some involving Jared Kushner’s family real estate company. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
FBI eyes Deutsche Bank after money-laundering reportThe FBI has reached out to a lawyer for a former Deutsche Bank employee who complained that the bank ignored suspicious transactions, including some involving Jared Kushner's family real estate company
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Democratic presidential candidate, former Vice President Joe Biden, speaks at the Poor People's Moral Action Congress presidential forum in Washington, Monday, June 17, 2019. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
Biden not apologizing for remarks on segregationist senatorsJoe Biden is under fire from rival Democratic presidential hopefuls after saying the Senate "got things done" with "civility" even when the body included segregationists
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Agnes Callamard, the U.N. special rapporteur for extrajudicial, summary and arbitrary executions, speaks to reporters at the U.N. human rights office in Geneva on Wednesday, June 19, after releasing her report into the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. (AP Photo/Jamey Keaten)
'Joints will be separated': Jamal Khashoggi's murder, retoldUN report cites "credible evidence" to warrant further investigation into the possible role of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman into killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi
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FILE - In this Aug. 17, 2018 file photo, family and friends who lost loved ones to opioid overdoses protest outside the headquarters of Purdue Pharma, maker of the maker of painkiller OxyContin, in Stamford, Conn. The World Health Organization notified U.S. lawmakers Wednesday, June 19, 2019, that it will discontinue two publications on opioid painkiller prescribing, in response to allegations that the pharmaceutical industry influenced the reports. The pledge to remove the guidelines - viewed around the world as best practices in public health - comes a month after U.S. Reps. Katherine Clark and Hal Rogers accused the WHO of being influenced by Purdue. The lawmakers’ report claimed the guidelines were crafted by organizations with financial ties to the company, who worked to downplay risks addiction and overstate the benefits of opioids. Purdue has denied the allegations. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill, File)
UN health agency to remove controversial opioid guidelinesThe World Health Organization says it will discontinue two publications calling for easier access to opioid painkillers
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FILE - In this June 14, 2019, file photo, a photographer videos signs in memory of missing and murdered indigenous women following a march to call for justice for missing and murdered indigenous women at the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes of Oklahoma in Concho, Okla. A key congressional committee is holding a hearing on a slate of legislation aimed at addressing the deaths and disappearances of Native American women. The bills before the U.S. Senate Committee on Indian Affairs would require law enforcement to submit annual reports to Congress to give lawmakers a better handle on the number of cases. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, File)
Senate panel focuses on missing, slain indigenous womenA key congressional committee has held a hearing on a slate of legislation aimed at addressing the deaths and disappearances of Native American women
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FILE - In this Nov. 26, 2018, file photo, a Pacific Gas & Electric lineman works to repair a power line in fire-ravaged Paradise, Calif. Pacific Gas & Electric said Wednesday, June 19, 2019, that it discovered around 1,000 high-priority safety risks on its transmission lines and distribution poles over several months of inspections, though several have been fixed. A PG&E official said most of the problems have been fixed. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)
PG&E says it's fixed many major safety risks on lines, polesPacific Gas & Electric Corp. officials say the utility discovered more than 1,000 high-priority safety risks on its transmission lines and distribution poles during several months of inspections and most have been fixed
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Caleb Leyland, 19, appears in a Superior courtroom for his arraignment in the Nesbett Courthouse on Tuesday, June 18, 2019 in Anchorage, Alaska.  Six people have been charged n the slaying of Cynthia Hoffman including Leyland.  Hoffman was taken to the Thunderbird Falls trailhead in Chugiak where she was bound with duct tape, shot and left in the Eklutna River on June 2, according to charges. (Bill Roth/Anchorage Daily News via AP)
Alaska teens charged in 'murder for millions' slayingAuthorities allege Alaska teens hoping to cash in on a $9 million offer from a millionaire brutally killed a developmentally disabled woman on a popular trail outside Anchorage
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EPA administrator Andrew Wheeler speaks during a media availability at the Environmental Protection Agency, Wednesday, June 19, 2019, in Washington. Wheeler signed a repeal of one of the Obama era's two biggest climate change initiatives, the Clean Power Plan, and adopting an alternative plan that would loosen regulations on the plants. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Amid urgent climate warnings, EPA gives coal a reprieveThe Trump administration has carried out a sweeping about-face on Obama-era efforts to fight climate change, easing restrictions on coal-fired power plants.
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