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European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, left, and European Council President Donald Tusk prepare to address the media during an EU summit in Brussels on Thursday, June 22, 2017. European leaders have agreed Thursday to crack down on online extremism and deepen efforts against European fighters joining extremists abroad. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)
Brexit: May offers hope for EU citizens, wins guarded praiseBritish Prime Minister Theresa May is promising that EU citizens will not be kicked out of Britain when it leaves the union and says their fate will be a top priority in Brexit negotiations _ prompting guarded praise from other EU leaders
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'The Lady and the Unicorn' (1535-1540) by Renaissance painter Luca Longhi and allegedly depicting Giulia Farnese is shown during the exhibition "Pintoricchio. Painter of the Borgias. The mistery of Giulia Farnese revealed." on display at the Capitoline Museums in Rome, Thursday, June 22, 2017. (AP Photo/Domenico Stinellis)
Rome show smashes myth Virgin model was Borgia pope's loverA new exhibit at Rome's Capitoline Museums aims to debunk the long-held notion that Renaissance artist Pintoricchio used Pope Alexander VI's young lover as the model for the Madonna in a fresco that decorated the pontiff's private apartment
The Associated Press1 hour ago
British Prime Minister Theresa May, right, leaves an EU summit at the Europa building in Brussels on Thursday, June 22, 2017. European leaders have agreed Thursday to crack down on online extremism and deepen efforts against European fighters joining extremists abroad. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo, Pool)
The Latest: Merkel calls UK's residency stance 'good start'German Chancellor Angela Merkel says Britain's promise to grant full rights to EU citizens who have been living in Britain for five years a "a good start" to Brexit talks
The Associated Press2 hours ago
FILE - This file image made from video posted on a militant website Saturday, July 5, 2014, purports to show the leader of the Islamic State group, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, delivering a sermon at a mosque in Iraq during his first public appearance. Iraq’s Ministry of Defense says the Islamic State group destroyed the al-Nuri mosque in Mosul and the iconic leaning minaret when fighters detonated explosives inside the structures late Wednesday night on June 21, 2017. The mosque — also known as Mosul’s Great Mosque — is where IS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi declared a so-called Islamic caliphate in 2014 shortly after the city was overrun by the militants and was seen as a key symbolic prize in the fight for Iraq’s second largest city.(AP Photo/Militant video, File)
Iraqis: IS blew up mosque in 'formal declaration of defeat'Iraqi officials say the destruction in Mosul of the historic 12th century al-Nuri Mosque and its iconic leaning minaret was an indication that the Islamic State's defenses are crumbling in the fight for the country's second=largest city
The Associated Press2 hours ago
This Saturday, April 15, 2017, photograph shows the entrance to the GEO Group's immigrant detention facility in Aurora, Colo. People once held in a privately run Colorado immigration detention center are challenging the system used to keep it clean and maintained, arguing it borders on slavery. They have won the right to sue GEO Group on behalf of an estimated 60,000 people held at its detention center near Denver over a decade. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
Ex-detainees: Detention center's practices border on slaveryPeople once held in a privately run Colorado immigration detention center are challenging the system used to keep it clean and maintained, arguing it borders on modern-day slavery
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Report: Israel gearing up to build in east JerusalemAn Israeli newspaper says the government is preparing to authorize construction of 7,000 new homes in Jewish areas of east Jerusalem _ a move that could complicate the efforts of U.S. envoy Jared Kushner to restart peace talks
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Israel: Hezbollah uses NGO to conceal border postsIsrael has filed a complaint with the U.N. Security Council accusing the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah of setting up observation outposts along the border on land purportedly used by an environmental advocacy group
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Fashion designer Kim Jones acknowledges applause at the end of Louis Vuitton Men's Spring Summer 2018 fashion collection, presented in Paris France, Thursday, June 22, 2017. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)
Louis Vuitton channels escapism at sweltering Paris menswearDries Van Noten went 80s, Rick Owens dabbled in abstract musing while sweltering celebrity guests such as model-actress Naomi Campbell got an exotic taste of wanderlust from Louis Vuitton
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German parliament votes to annul gay men's convictionsGerman lawmakers have approved a plan to annul the convictions of thousands of gay men under a law criminalizing homosexuality that was enforced enthusiastically in post-World War II West Germany
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France's President Emmanuel Macron, left, and his wife Brigitte Macron awaiting Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos and his wife Maria Clemencia Rodriguez for a dinner at the Elysee Palace in Paris, France, Wednesday, June 21, 2017. Nobel Peace Prize winner and Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos starts a three-day visit to Paris for talks on cooperation. (Christophe Petit Tesson/Pool Photo via AP)
The Latest: Lavrov criticizes US in call with TillersonRussian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, in a phone call with U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, has criticized the U.S. for undermining the Syrian government's offensive against Islamic State fighters.
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Alex Hai is seen as he rows on a gondola in Venice in an undated file photo. Hai, a gondolier who made headlines a decade ago for being Venice's first official female gondolier has announced he is transgender. Alex Hai made the revelation Wednesday, June 21, 2017, on Facebook and in a lengthy interview on Radiolab. (Andrea Merola/ANSA via AP)
Venice's first female gondolier announces he's transgenderA gondolier who made headlines a decade ago for being Venice's first official female gondolier has announced he is transgender
The Associated Press6 hours ago
A view of Burnham residential tower on the Chalcots Estate showing the bottom section of the building after cladding  was removed, in the borough of Camden, north London, Thursday, June 22, 2017. Tests so far have found that at least three high-rise apartment buildings in the U.K. have flammable external panels like the ones believed to have contributed to a fire that killed 79 people in London, Britain's government said Thursday. The local council in Camden, a borough of London, removed cladding from one of its buildings for further testing after tests they commissioned showed some of their panels were of the flammable variety — and not the ones they ordered. It was unclear whether the Camden example was one of the three mentioned by the government.  (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
London fire: Tests show other high-rises have suspect panelsBritain's government says tests have found that at least three high-rise buildings in the U.K. have flammable external panels like the ones believed to have contributed to a fire that killed 79 people in London
The Associated Press6 hours ago
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