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Sea-Watch3 German captain Carola Rackete leaves after being questioned in court in the southern Sicilian town of Agrigento, Italy, Thursday, July 18, 2019. Rackete, who forced a government block docking at an Italian port after rescuing migrants, faces questioning by Italian prosecutors over allegedly aiding illegal immigration. (Pasquale Claudio Montana Lampo/ANSA via AP)
EU ministers meet in Paris on divisive issue of migrantsEuropean ministers have met in Paris seeking unity on how to deal with migrants crossing the Mediterranean Sea who are now being blocked out of ports by Italy and Malta, dragged back unwillingly to lawless Libya or used as pawns in political standoffs
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This photo provided by the Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, shows Syrian White Helmet civil defense workers search for victims from under the rubble of a destroyed building that hit by a Syrian government airstrike, in the northern town of Ariha, in Idlib province, Syria, Friday, July 12, 2019. (Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets via AP)
Syrian activists say airstrikes kill 27 in rebel-held townSyrian opposition activists say an airstrike on a busy market in a rebel-held town in northwestern Syria has killed at least 27 people
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Leader of far right party Vox Santiago Abascal arrives at the Spanish parliament in Madrid, Spain, Monday, July 22, 2019. Spain's caretaker Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez will seek the endorsement of the Spanish Parliament on Monday ahead of this week's confidence votes for him to form a new government. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)
New government for Spain hinges on late deal by left rivalsCaretaker Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez acknowledged in his first appeal to Spain's Parliament Monday to win its backing to form a government that he still lacks key votes to earn its endorsement
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FILE - In this Thursday, Nov. 22, 2018 photo the head of the ruling party Jaroslaw Kaczynski,right, and former President Lech Walesa, second left, stay in front of a courtroom in Gdansk, Poland. The Appeals Court in Gdansk ruled Monday, July 22, 2019 that Walesa must apologize to Kaczynski for blaming him for a 2010 plane crash that killed Kaczynski's twin, then-President Lech Kaczynski. (AP Photo/Wojciech Strozyk, file)
Court: Walesa must apologize to Poland's ruling party headA Polish appeals court has ruled that Lech Walesa, a former president and pro-democracy fighter, must apologize to the head of the ruling party, Jaroslaw Kaczynski, in a slander case
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A woman walks past a mural in a sidewalk in downtown Tehran, Iran, Sunday, July 21, 2019. (AP Photo/Vahid salemi)
Iran says it arrested 17 CIA spies, some sentenced to deathIran says it arrested 17 Iranians recruited by CIA as spies, some of them already sentenced to death
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FILE - This July 21, 2012, file photo shows signage at the corporate headquarters of Equifax Inc., in Atlanta. Equifax will pay up to $700 million to settle with the Federal Trade Commission and others over a 2017 data breach that exposed Social Security numbers and other private information of nearly 150 million people. The proposed settlement with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, if approved by the federal district court Northern District of Georgia, will provide up to $425 million in monetary relief to consumers, a $100 million civil money penalty, and other relief.  (AP Photo/Mike Stewart, File)
Equifax to pay up to $700M in data breach settlementEquifax will pay up to $700 million to settle with the Federal Trade Commission and others over a 2017 data breach that exposed Social Security numbers and other private information of nearly 150 million people
The Associated Press28 minutes ago
The Democratic Hispanic Caucus of Florida hosts a protest demanding Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló resign, near the Torch of Friendship at the northwest corner of Bayfront Park in Miami, Florida on Sunday July 21, 2019. Puerto Rico's embattled governor says he will not seek re-election but will not resign as the island's leader, though he will step down as head of his pro-statehood party.  (Daniel A. Varela/Miami Herald via AP)
Puerto Ricans gather for massive protest to expel governorThousands of Puerto Rican flags are fluttering in the breeze as demonstrators arrive from across the island for what many expect to be one of the biggest protests ever seen in the U.S. territory
The Associated Press36 minutes ago
Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., holds a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, July 17, 2019.  (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
Budget negotiators close on debt, agency spending dealNegotiations between the Trump administration and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on a critical debt and $1.3 trillion budget bill are on the cusp of a deal
The Associated Press10 minutes ago
Japan's Abe pushes charter change despite election resultsJapanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has called for public debate on revising Japan's pacifist constitution, saying voters who handed his ruling bloc a majority in weekend parliamentary elections have given him a mandate
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FILE - In this May 29, 2019, file photo, Special counsel Robert Mueller speaks at the Department of Justice in Washington, about the Russia investigation. House Republicans are pledging tough questioning of special counsel Robert Mueller when he testifies before Congress this week as Democrats plan to air evidence of wrongdoing by President Donald Trump in a potentially last-ditch bid to impeach him. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
House Republicans vow tough questions for Mueller at hearingHouse Republicans pledge tough questioning of ex-special counsel Robert Mueller when he testifies before Congress this week as Democrats plan to air evidence of wrongdoing by President Donald Trump in a potentially last-ditch bid to impeach him
The Associated Press52 minutes ago
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