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Migrants sit on the deck of the Open Arms vessel in front of island of Lampedusa, southern Italy, Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2019. The Spanish humanitarian rescue ship Open Arms says another man had to be rescued after jumping in the sea as the stand-off with Italy, which won't permit it access to a port, entered its 19th day. Open Arms described the situation on board Tuesday as ''desperate,'' saying that a man threw himself in the water trying to reach trying to reach land in plain view, while at the same moment a woman suffered a panic attack. (AP Photo/Francisco Gentico)
More migrants jump from rescue ship off Italian islandMore migrants jumped off the Spanish humanitarian rescue ship Open Arms Tuesday in a desperate bid to reach shore, tantalizingly near, after 19 days blocked on board in deteriorating conditions amid Italy's refusal to open its ports
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Bayer to sell animal health unit to Elanco for $7.6 billionIndiana-based Elanco Animal Health says it has agreed to buy the veterinary medicines business of Germany's Bayer AG for $7.6 billion in cash and stock
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FILE - In this July 20, 2019, file photo, pro-China supporters pose for a picture during a counter-rally in support of the police in Hong Kong. Twitter said Monday it has suspended more than 200,000 accounts it believes were linked to the Chinese government and a disinformation campaign targeting the protests in Hong Kong. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu, File)
Twitter shuts Chinese accounts targeting Hong Kong protestsTwitter has suspended more than 200,000 accounts that it believes were linked to the Chinese government and a disinformation campaign targeting protests in Hong Kong
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In this Aug. 9, 2019, photo, President Donald Trump talks to reporters on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington. Trump is showcasing the growing effort to capitalize on western Pennsylvania’s natural gas deposits by turning gas into plastics. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
White House insists 'fundamentals' of US economy are strongWith eyes on 2020, the White House insists the 'fundamentals' of the US economy are very strong
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Former Vice President and Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden meets with supporters before speaking at the Iowa Democratic Wing Ding at the Surf Ballroom, Friday, Aug. 9, 2019, in Clear Lake, Iowa. (AP Photo/John Locher)
As rivals head to California, Biden chooses New HampshireJoe Biden won't be among the parade of White House hopefuls in California this week, skipping the Democratic National Committee's summer meeting to campaign in New Hampshire instead
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A migrant sits on the deck of the Open Arms vessel in front of island of Lampedusa, southern Italy, Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2019. The Spanish humanitarian rescue ship Open Arms says another man had to be rescued after jumping in the sea as the stand-off with Italy, which won't permit it access to a port, entered its 19th day. Open Arms described the situation on board Tuesday as ''desperate,'' saying that a man threw himself in the water trying to reach trying to reach land in plain view, while at the same moment a woman suffered a panic attack. (AP Photo/Francisco Gentico)
The Latest: 9 migrants jump into sea trying to reach ItalyThe Latest on the European migrant crisis:The humanitarian group Open Arms say another nine migrants have jumped into the sea "desperately trying to reach the coast of Lampedusa" _ the Italian island only a few hundred yards away
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Shawn Terry, a Democratic candidate for the state legislature in Texas, meets with supporters during a campaign event in Dallas on Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019. Terry has already raised $235,000 as Democratic donors pour money into legislative races nationwide in hopes of flipping statehouse chambers in 2020. (AP Photo/Paul J. Weber)
Democrats spending millions to try to take back statehousesDemocrats are mounting a comeback in statehouses across the country, pouring millions of dollars into state level races that their party has often ignored
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A Chinese investor walks past electronic display boards at a stock brokerage house in Beijing, Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2019. Asian shares were mostly higher Tuesday after Wall Street rallied on the U.S. decision to give Chinese telecom giant Huawei another 90 days to buy equipment from American suppliers. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
Global shares mostly rise after Wall Street rally on HuaweiGlobal shares are mostly higher after Wall Street rallied on the US decision to give Chinese telecom giant Huawei another 90 days to buy equipment from American suppliers
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Russia decries US missile test, warns of destabilizationA top Russian diplomat has lamented the U.S. test of a type of missile that was banned for decades before both Washington and Moscow quit the treaty earlier this year
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