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FILE - In this Sept. 28, 2017, file photo, FBI Director Chris Wray speaks at his installation ceremony at the FBI Building in Washington. Wray is dismissing Russia President Vladimir Putin’s denial of election meddling. Wray said July 18, 2018, that he stands behind the U.S. intelligence agencies’ assessment that Moscow did intervene. And he says Russia continues to use fake news and propaganda to stir up divisiveness in American society. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
FBI Director Wray says Russia continues to sow discord in USFBI Director Christopher Wray is dismissing Russia President Vladimir Putin's denial of election meddling
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A fast-moving fire continues to rage across Wasco County southeast of The Dalles, Ore., Wednesday, July 18, 2018. The blaze Wednesday doesn't bode well for a Pacific Northwest fire season that's expected to be worse than normal. The region has seen drought conditions in many areas. (Mark Graves/The Oregonian via AP)
Tractor operator dies trying to suppress Oregon wildfireAuthorities say it appears a tractor operator died while trying to restrain a wildfire that scorched 70 square miles (181 kilometers) in little more than 24 hours in the Pacific Northwest
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Musician Billy Joel performs during his 100th lifetime performance at Madison Square Garden on Wednesday, July 18, 2018, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)
Bruce Springsteen surprises audience at Billy Joel concertBruce Springsteen propped himself on top of Billy Joel's piano to sing a duet with The Piano Man, who was celebrating a milestone Wednesday night
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Jennifer Garner presents the Arthur Ashe Award for Courage, at the ESPY Awards at Microsoft Theater on Wednesday, July 18, 2018, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Phil McCarten/Invision/AP)
Sex abuse victims join hands, accept courage award at ESPYsSurvivors of abuse by disgraced doctor join hands on stage, accept courage award at ESPYs
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FILE -  In this May 19, 2018 file photo, brothers Ed, left, and Mike Arends, who evacuated their homes in the Leilani Estates subdivision when lava started entering the area sit outside Pele's Kitchen restaurant in Pahoa, Hawaii. Stunning images of Hawaii’s erupting Kilauea volcano have captivated people around the world. But ironically it’s nearly impossible for residents and visitors on the ground to see the lava - a fact that’s squeezing the tourism-dependent local economy.  (AP Photo/Caleb Jones, File)
Hawaii searches for safe spots for people to see lavaAuthorities in Hawaii want to set up a site where the public can view lava erupting from Kilauea volcano
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Israeli parliament passes contentious Jewish nation billIsrael's parliament approves controversial legislation defining the country as nation-state of Jewish people
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The Jefferson Memorial is visible behind Marine One, top, with President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump aboard, as it arrives on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, July 18, 2018. The president and the first lady are returning from Andrews Air Force Base after paying their respects to the family of fallen U.S. Secret Service special agent Nole Edward Remagen who suffered a stroke while on duty in Scotland. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Amid harsh criticism, Trump tries a tougher tone on RussiaTrump takes a tougher tone on Russia, says he told Putin to stay out of America's elections
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In this June 18, 2018, photo, container ship is docked at a port in Tokyo. Japan’s trade surplus jumped 66 percent year-on-year in June on strong growth in shipments to China and other Asian countries, though exports and imports with the U.S. weakened. Preliminary data released Thursday, July 19,2018,  by the Finance Ministry showed exports rose 6.7 percent in June from a year earlier to 7.1 trillion yen ($62 billion) on strong demand for machinery, food, metals and computers. Imports climbed 2.5 percent to 6.3 trillion yen ($66 billion). The resulting 721.4 billion yen ($6.4 billion) surplus compared with a surplus of 433 billion yen a year earlier. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
Japan's June trade surplus jumps, while US dealings slipJapan's June trade surplus jumps 66 pct, US dealings slip as trade tensions flare
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A bank employee walks by screens showing the Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI), right, and the foreign exchange rate between U.S. dollar and South Korean won at the foreign exchange dealing room in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, July 19, 2018. Asian stock markets drifted without a clear direction on Thursday while investors wait and see further developments on global trade disputes. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
Asian stocks drift as investors await fresh moves on tradeAsian stock markets drift in mixed trading as investors await further moves on trade
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Sompong Jaiwong, center, a member of the rescued soccer team, arrives for a Buddhist ceremony that is believed to extend the lives of its attendees as well as ridding them of dangers and misfortunes in Mae Sai district, Chiang Rai province, northern Thailand, Thursday, July 19, 2018. The 12 boys and their soccer coach rescued from a cave in northern Thailand left the hospital where they had been recuperating and appeared at a news conference Wednesday, saying the ordeal made them stronger and taught them not to live carelessly. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)
After rescue, Thai soccer boys pray for fortune at templeThe Thai soccer boys and their coach have attended a Buddhist ceremony to protect them against misfortunes, a day after they were discharged from a hospital following their rescue from a flooded cave
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FILE - In this Oct. 13, 2017, file photo, Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats speaks at a Heritage Foundation event in Washington. Coats’ drumbeat of criticism against Russia is clashing loudly with President Donald Trump’s pro-Kremlin remarks, leaving the soft-spoken spy chief in an uncomfortable _ and perhaps perilous _ seat in the administration. (AP Photo/Kevin Wolf, File)
US intelligence chief is tough on Russia, at odds with TrumpNational Intelligence Director Dan Coats' drumbeat of criticism against Russia clashes with President Donald Trump's pro-Kremlin stance
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Australian prime minister calls on pope to fire archbishopAustralia's prime minister has called on Pope Francis to fire an Australian archbishop who is the most senior Roman Catholic cleric ever convicted for covering up child sexual abuse
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