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August 28, 2019 - 8:38 am
(LONDON) -- Authorities on both sides of the pond are investigating the disappearance of an American teenage girl who apparently traveled to the United Kingdom over the weekend. Victoria Grabowski, 16, was last seen Saturday morning at her residence in the New York City borough of Queens. She is...
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August 28, 2019 - 5:06 am
(NEW YORK) -- The eyes of nations around the globe are currently focused on the Amazon rain forest in Brazil, where wildfires are wreaking so much havoc that the smoke has been visible in cities up to a thousand miles away and even from space. Brazil's National Institute for Space Research reports...
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August 28, 2019 - 5:00 am
(LONDON) -- The U.K. government is set to ask the queen to suspend Parliament in order to stop opposition lawmakers from blocking Brexit, according to reports in the British media. Prime Minister Boris Johnson has repeatedly dodged questions as to whether he will ask the queen to suspend Parliament...
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August 28, 2019 - 4:38 am
(NEW YORK) -- For nearly 60 years, Cuba was led by Fidel and Raul Castro, who succeeded in revolution, outlasted the collapse of the USSR and endured diplomatic isolation while bringing Cuba into the 21st century. For decades, the small island nation has steadfastly remained the only communist...
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Fire consumes the Amazon rainforest in Altamira, Brazil, Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2019. Fires across the Brazilian Amazon have sparked an international outcry for preservation of the world's largest rainforest. (AP Photo/Leo Correa)
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August 27, 2019 - 7:37 pm
PORTO VELHO, Brazil (AP) — Acrimony between Brazil and European countries seeking to help fight Amazon fires deepened on Tuesday, jeopardizing hopes of global unity over how to protect a region seen as vital to the health of the planet. A personal spat between the leaders of Brazil and France...
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August 27, 2019 - 12:41 pm
(SHENZHEN, China) — It was like any other Saturday evening on the promenade outside the large stadium in Shenzhen, a large Chinese city on the bay that forms the northwestern border of Hong Kong. The throbbing bass of Chinese dance music blasted from portable loudspeakers as competing groups of...
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August 27, 2019 - 11:36 am
(MOSCOW) -- Two U.S. senators say that they were denied visas as part of an official delegation to Russia for talks with their counterparts in the country's parliament. Amid tensions over arms control, human rights, and Russian aggression in Ukraine, Venezuela, and Syria, it's a sign of the frayed...
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U.S President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron shake hands after their joint press conference at the G7 summit Monday, Aug. 26, 2019 in Biarritz, southwestern France. French president says he hopes for meeting between US President Trump and Iranian President Rouhani in coming weeks. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)
The Associated Press
August 27, 2019 - 10:06 am
BIARRITZ, France (AP) — Never mind his differences with world leaders on China, trade, Russia, Iran and more. President Donald Trump's takeaway message from the Group of Seven summit in France was "unity." In fact, "flawless" unity. During this year's gathering of leaders of the world's wealthiest...
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In this photo released by the official website of the office of the Iranian Presidency, President Hassan Rouhani speaks in a conference in Tehran, Iran, Monday, Aug. 26, 2019. Rouhani defended his foreign minister's surprise visit to the G-7 summit, saying he ready to go anywhere to negotiate a way out of the crisis following the U.S. pullout from the nuclear deal. (Iranian Presidency Office via AP)
The Associated Press
August 27, 2019 - 9:42 am
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's president back-pedaled Tuesday on possible talks with Donald Trump, saying the U.S. president must first lift sanctions imposed on Tehran, otherwise a meeting between the two would be a mere photo op. Hassan Rouhani's change of heart came a day after Trump said Monday...
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August 27, 2019 - 8:06 am
(BRASILIA, Brazil) -- A senior government official said Brazil would reject the $22 million G-7 countries promised to help fight the wildfires raging in the Amazon. Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro's chief of staff Onyx Lorenzoni told Globo News , a Brazilian publication, that Brazil would reject...
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