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Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar, left, speaks with Supreme Allied Commander Europe U.S. Air Force General Tod Wolters during a meeting of NATO defense ministers at NATO headquarters in Brussels, Wednesday, June 26, 2019. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)
NATO weighs boost to air defenses over Russia missile systemNATO is considering beefing up European air and missile defenses and ramping up its war games plans should Russia fail to respect a key Cold War-era nuclear missile treaty by August, alliance Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg warned Wednesday
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Stadium stampede in Madagascar's capital kills 15, wounds 80A stampede at a concert in Madagascar's capital by a popular singer killed at least 15 people Wednesday night
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A member of the U.S. investigative team shows a magnet the U.S. Navy says came from a limpet mine that didn't explode on a Japanese-owned oil tanker at a 5th Fleet base, during a trip organized by the Navy for journalists, near Fujairah, United Arab Emirates, Wednesday, June 19, 2019. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili)
A breakdown of what's at stake in US-Iran crisisBoth sides in the US-Iran standoff say they don't want war
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Russia hails return European body amid objectionsRussian officials are hailing the decision by the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe to ratify credentials of the country's delegation, restoring Russia's participation five years after being stripped of voting rights
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'They died in each other's arms,' migrant's mother saysThe mother of a man who drowned alongside his 23-month-old daughter while trying to cross the Rio Grande into Texas says she feels a hole that "nobody can fill."
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A woman watches the Seine river and Notre Dame cathedral, background, Wednesday, June 26, 2019 in Paris. High temperatures are expected to go up to 39 degrees Celsius (102 Fahrenheit) in the Paris area later this week and bake much of the country, from the Pyrenees in the southwest to the German border in the northeast. (AP Photo/Kamil Zihnioglu)
Paris prosecutor: no sign Notre Dame fire of criminal originThe Paris prosecutor's office says that there is no evidence from a preliminary investigation to suggest that a fire that destroyed large parts of Notre Dame Cathedral was criminal
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France Expected to Break Heat Record Friday. That's WeirdTypically, national record-high temperatures are set in July or August. In some parts of Europe, they are likely to be broken in June. The continent has been hit with an early summer heat wave, and some are predicting temperatures could reach 45C (113F) in certain parts of France Friday. The...
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Firefighters search through the rubble of a exploded building in Vienna, Austria, Wednesday, June 26, 2019. A suspected gas explosion blew a gaping hole in a building in central Vienna on Wednesday, injuring at least 12 people, two of them seriously, according to police and images from the scene.  (AP Photo/Ronald Zak)
Building explosion in Austrian capital leaves 12 injuredA suspected gas explosion has blown a gaping hole in a building in central Vienna, injuring at least 12 people, two of them seriously, according to police and images from the scene
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President Donald Trump speaks at the "Faith & Freedom Coalition 2019 Road To Majority Policy Conference," Wednesday, June 26, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Trump: China needs to reach a trade deal more than he doesTrump says China needs a trade deal more than he does and says he's ready to impose more tariffs
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Ship with 42 migrants defies ban and nears Italian portA German humanitarian ship carrying 42 migrants rescued off Libya two weeks ago is in Italian waters within sight of Lampedusa island in defiance of a ban by the country's hard-line interior minister
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Opposition demonstrators with a Georgian national flag gather outside the Georgian parliament building in Tbilisi, Georgia, Sunday, June 23, 2019. Thousands of protesters have convened outside the building, calling for the resignation of the interior minister and for changes in the election code. (AP Photo/Zurab Tsertsvadze)
Georgia strips lawmaker of immunity in protest caseGeorgia's parliament has voted to lift the immunity of an opposition lawmaker, opening him to prosecution on charges of inciting disorder at a protest last week
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Spain nabs Brazilian air force officer with cocaine in bagSpanish police say they have arrested a Brazilian air force officer at Seville airport with 39 kilograms of cocaine in his suitcase
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