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Vice President Mike Pence speaks during a rally on Tuesday, June 25, 2019 in Miami. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
July 02, 2019 - 10:31 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence has abruptly canceled a planned trip to New Hampshire, but the White House and his office refuse to say why. White House spokesman Judd Deere said only that, "Something came up and the VP needed to be in D.C.," adding: "there is no cause for alarm." One...
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July 02, 2019 - 10:26 am
PANMUNJOM, Korea (AP) — In a story June 30, The Associated Press reported that President Donald Trump was joined in his Freedom House conversation with North Korea's Kim Jong Un by his daughter and son-in-law, Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner. Ivanka Trump and Kushner did meet Kim and were in the...
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FILE - In this June 25, 2012 file photo, Walter Luebcke, who was in charge of the Kassel area regional administration, talks to media in Kassel, Germany. Germany's top security official says the far-right extremist suspected in the killing of a politician from Chancellor Angela Merkel's party has told authorities that he acted alone. Walter Luebcke, who led the Kassel regional administration in central Germany, was fatally shot in the head at his home on June 2, 2019. (Uwe Zucch/dpa via AP)
July 02, 2019 - 4:55 am
BERLIN (AP) — A far-right extremist arrested over the killing of a regional official from German Chancellor Angela Merkel's party has reportedly retracted his confession to the killing. Walter Luebcke, who led the Kassel regional administration in central Germany, was shot dead at his home on June...
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July 02, 2019 - 3:34 am
MOSCOW (AP) — About 3,000 troops from 19 countries are taking part in military drills in the Black Sea, an exercise that has raised concerns in Russia. The 12-day Sea Breeze 2019 exercise, involving Ukraine, the U.S., a dozen other NATO allies and a few other nations, began Monday in the...
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Valeria Ramirez, 6, listens to speeches along with the rest of her family as attendees take part in a vigil for Oscar Alberto Martinez and his daughter, Valeria, in McAllen, Texas, Sunday, June 30, 2019. The young father and daughter who drowned in each other's arms last week in an attempt to swim across the Rio Grande to the United States have been returned to El Salvador for an expected burial at a private ceremony in the capital Monday. (Joel Martinez/The Monitor via AP)
July 01, 2019 - 11:21 am
SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — A man and his young daughter who drowned trying to cross into Texas were laid to their final rest Monday, a week after a heartbreaking image of their bodies floating in the Rio Grande circled the globe. About 200 relatives and friends followed a hearse bearing the...
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People walks past electric scooters parked on the sidewalk against a shop window in Lisbon's 18th-century downtown business district Monday, July 1, 2019. Authorities in Lisbon's old town are cracking down on what locals increasingly describe as the scourge of electric scooters abandoned on sidewalks. (AP Photo/Armando Franca)
July 01, 2019 - 7:45 am
LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Authorities in Lisbon's old town are cracking down on what locals increasingly describe as a scourge — shared electric scooters abandoned on sidewalks. The parish council which oversees the neighborhoods around the medieval St. George's castle and the 18th-century downtown...
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French President Emmanuel Macron, left, speaks with the media as he leaves after an EU summit in Brussels, Monday, July 1, 2019. European Union leaders continued marathon talks on Monday desperately seeking a breakthrough in a diplomatic fight over who should be picked for a half dozen of jobs at the top of EU institutions. (AP Photo/Riccardo Pareggiani)
July 01, 2019 - 5:54 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron insists he will block any attempt to enlarge the European Union until it has undergone deep reforms, despite warnings that delaying membership talks with Albania and Macedonia could undermine stability in the volatile Balkans region. After EU leaders...
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Polish President Andrzej Duda and first lady Agata Kornhauser-Duda welcome Japan's Crown Prince Akishino and his wife Crown Princess Kiko at the Presidential Palace as the Japanese royal couple began a tour of Poland in Warsaw, Poland, Friday, June 28, 2019. The visit marks the centenary of diplomatic relations between Poland and Japan. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)
June 28, 2019 - 6:14 am
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The Polish president and first lady have welcomed Japanese Crown Prince Akishino and his wife Crown Princess Kiko as the royal couple begins a tour of Poland. An official welcoming ceremony took place Friday at the Presidential Palace in Warsaw. Akishino and Kiko also laid a...
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FILE - In this April 25, 2019, file photo, former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn leaves Tokyo Detention Center in Tokyo. Ghosn plans a news conference later Friday, June 28, that would be his first since he was arrested in November on financial misconduct allegations.(Kyodo News via AP, File)
June 28, 2019 - 2:04 am
TOKYO (AP) — Former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn canceled his news conference planned for Friday within hours of its announcement, citing opposition from his family and media adviser. It would have been his first such appearance since he was arrested in November on financial misconduct allegations...
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The Alta Vista neighborhood of San Martin, El Salvador, where migrant Oscar Alberto Martinez and his daughter Valeria used to lived, is seen from the air, Wednesday, June 26, 2019. The neighborhood left behind by Martínez and his family is a humble bedroom community where many people commute to nearby San Salvador, leaving behind only the elderly and the very young during the day. (AP Photo/Salvador Melendez)
June 27, 2019 - 5:15 pm
SAN MARTIN, EL Salvador (AP) — Julia Pérez makes a living selling pupusas, traditional Salvadoran stuffed pastries, to residents of the Altavista neighborhood who rise before dawn and rush to buses bound for their jobs in the capital about 12 miles (20 kilometers) away. One of her regulars was...
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