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FILE - In this April 28, 2018, file photo, Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong speaks during a press conference to mark the end of the 32nd ASEAN Summit in Singapore. A cyberattack on Singapore’s public health system breached records on 1.5 million people and targeted Prime Minister Lee, a two-time cancer survivor, officials said Friday, July 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Yong Teck Lim, File)
Singapore: Hack of 1.5M patients' records targeted PM LeeA cyberattack on Singapore's public health system breached records on 1.5 million people and targeted the prime minister, a two-time cancer survivor
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FILE - In this May 15, 2018 file photo former Catalan leader, Carles Puigdemont, addresses the media during a news conference in Berlin, Germany. A Spanish Supreme Court judge has dropped his extradition requests for six Catalan separatist politicians wanted on rebellion charges.  (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber, file)
Germany formally closes Puigdemont extradition caseGerman prosecutors say they've received official notification that Spain has withdrawn the European arrest warrant for former Catalan president Carles Puigdemont
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Sexual harassment panel being set up at embattled UNAIDSAn independent panel of experts on sexual harassment is being set up at UNAIDS, the Geneva-based agency overseeing the fight against HIV/AIDS, after calls for the organization's head to resign over his handling of harassment allegations
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Poland's president moves toward constitution changes votePoland's President Andrzej Duda is taking steps to trigger a Nov. 10-11 referendum to ask Poles if and how to amend the current constitution, which the ruling party describes as deficient.
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Anatoly Antonov, Russian ambassador to the U.S. speaks during a round-table discussion on the Trump-Putin summit held in Helsinki, in Moscow, Russia, Friday, July 20, 2018. Russia's ambassador to the U.S. says Moscow is ready to discuss a possible visit by President Vladimir Putin to Washington after an invitation from U.S. President Donald Trump. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)
Russia says Putin, Trump discussed referendum in UkrainePresident Vladimir Putin and U.S. President Donald Trump discussed a possible referendum in separatist-leaning eastern Ukraine during their Helsinki summit, Russia's ambassador to the U.S. said Friday
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel is surrounded by photographers at the beginning of her annual summer press conference at the Bundespressekonferenz in Berlin, Germany, Friday, July 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
The Latest: Merkel responds to Trump jab on MontenegroGerman Chancellor Angela Merkel says NATO's collective-defense clause applies to all members, not just big countries, adding that she's glad to have Montenegro in the alliance.
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Pope removes Honduran bishop accused of sexual misdeedsPope Francis on Friday accepted the resignation of a Honduran bishop accused of sexual misconduct with seminarians, the latest in a series of high-ranking clergy implicated in sexual improprieties with adults under their authority
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In this image taken from video, a man identified as Alexandre Benalla, right, a security chief to French President Emmanuel Macron, confronting a student during a May Day demonstration in Paris, May 1, 2018.  The video came to light Thursday July 19, 2018, showing one of Macron's security chiefs beating a student demonstrator, until now cloaked in secrecy, and is drawing a fierce public backlash over what is seen as mild punishment of a two-week suspension, and a possible cover-up. (Nicolas Lescaut via AP)
Macron's security aide detained, was filmed beating activistA top security aide for President Emmanuel Macron, caught on camera beating a protester, has been detained and is being questioned by authorities, while the president's office has begun the process of firing him after a public backlash
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FILE - In this March 5, 2009 file photo, workers on tractors harvest soybeans in Campo Novo do Parecis, in Mato Grosso state, Brazil. Human Rights Watch released a report on Friday, July 20, 2018 saying Brazil is one of the largest consumers of pesticides in the world and that the nation isn’t doing enough to protect people from the hazardous products. (AP Photo/Maurilio Cheli, File)
Human Rights Watch urges Brazil to regulate pesticides moreHuman Rights Watch is urging the Brazilian government to establish buffer zones when pesticides are sprayed and to reduce the use of highly toxic products
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel looks to a cow when visiting a dairy farm in Nienborstel, northern Germany, Thursday, July 19, 2018. (Axel Heimken/dpa via AP)
Germany's Merkel faces questions over migration, ties to USGerman Chancellor Angela Merkel is to face questions at her annual summer news conference over the government's handling of the thorny issue of migration and Berlin's fraught relationship with the United States under Trump
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FILE - In this Aug. 7, 2017, file photo, former South Korean President Park Geun-hye, left, arrives for her trial at the Seoul Central District Court in Seoul. A South Korean court has sentenced on Friday, July 20, 2018, jailed Park to an additional eight years for abusing state funds and violating election laws. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon, File)
S. Korean ex-leader sentenced to 8 more years in prisonA South Korean court has sentenced jailed former South Korean President Park Geun-hye to an additional eight years for abusing state funds and violating election laws
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Footage Emerges of Isolated Amazon SurvivorHe's one of the most isolated people on the planet—but video of him has been shared on Facebook and viewed thousands of times. Funai, the Brazilian government's agency for indigenous people, recently released video of an indigenous man who has lived a solitary life in a patch of rainforest...
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