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Members of the media take pictures of the damage to a security booth by a shot fired, outside the U.S. Embassy in Ankara, Turkey, Monday, Aug. 20, 2018. Shots were fired at a security booth outside the embassy in Turkey's capital early Monday, but U.S. officials said no one was hurt. Ties between Ankara and Washington have been strained over the case of an imprisoned American pastor, leading the U.S. to impose sanctions, and increased tariffs that sent the Turkish lira tumbling last week. (AP Photo/Burhan Ozbilici)
Shots fired at gate of US Embassy in Turkey, but no one hurtShots fired at a security booth outside the U.S. Embassy in Turkey's capital; police searching for white car
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Italy asks EU to find countries for 177 migrantsItaly is asking the EU to find countries willing to take 177 migrants who have been aboard an Italian coast guard ship for days following another standoff with Malta
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German journalist in court case cleared to leave TurkeyA Turkish court has ruled that German journalist Mesale Tolu can leave the country, eight months after being released from prison pending the outcome of a trial on terror-related charges
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A body is taken on a stretcher by mortuary service members outside a Police station, following an attack in Cornella de Llobregat near Barcelona, Spain, Monday, August 20, 2018. Police in Barcelona say they have shot a man who attacked officers with a knife at a police station in the Spanish city, saying in a tweet Monday the attack occurred just before 6 a.m. in the Cornella district of the city. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)
Police in Barcelona shoot knife attackerPolice in Barcelona say they have shot a man who attacked officers with a knife at a police station in the Spanish city.
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A view of the collapsed Morandi highway bridge, in Genoa, Italy, Sunday, Aug. 19, 2018. The unofficial death toll in Tuesday's collapse rose to 43 Saturday. (Luca Zennaro/ANSA via AP)
Italy bridge designer warned in 1979 of risk of corrosionThe Italian engineer who designed the Genoa bridge that collapsed and killed 43 people warned four decades ago that it would require constant maintenance to remove rust given the effects of corrosion from sea air and pollution
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People raise their hands during a protest outside the government headquarters, in Bucharest, Romania, Friday, Aug. 17, 2018. Romanians gathered a week after an anti-government protest turned violent leaving hundreds of people, including three dozen riot police, needing medical treatment. (AP Photo/Raed Krishan)
Romanian minister: Hundreds involved in riot police attackRomania's interior minister says hundreds of protesters attacked riot police during an anti-corruption demonstration that left 450 people injured
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FILE - In this March 30, 2016 file photo, Seif Eddin Mustafa flashes the victory sign from inside a police car after leaving court for a remand hearing in the Cypriot coastal town of Larnaca. Egypt’s chief prosecutor says Cyprus extradited Mustafa, the hijacker of an EgyptAir plane that was diverted to the Mediterranean island in 2016. Prosecutor Nabil Sadek said late Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018, that Egyptian police have taken custody of Seif Eddin Mustafa in the Cypriot capital, Nicosia. (AP Photo/Petros Karadjias, File)
Cyprus extradites Egyptian hijacker who dropped legal fightCyprus police say an Egyptian man who three years ago hijacked a domestic EgyptAir flight and ordered it to land on the Mediterranean island has been extradited to his homeland
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FILE  - This July 12, 2018 file photo shows the Diciotti ship of the Italian Coast Guard carrying rescued migrants as it enters the Sicilian port of Trapani, southern Italy. Interior Minister Matteo Salvini demanded Sunday, Aug. 19, 2018, that other European countries take in the 177 migrants rescued on Aug. 16 by the Diciotti after his Maltese counterpart, Michael Farrugia, insisted that the "only solution" is for the Diciotti ship to dock at the Sicilian island of Lampedusa. (Igor Petyx/ANSA via AP)
Italy threatens to return migrants to Libya in new standoffItaly's firebrand interior minister is threatening to return to Libya 177 migrants who have been aboard an Italian coast guard ship for days following another standoff with Malta
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File - In this Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018 file photo the foundation walls of old buildings appear at the riverside of the Edersee in Waldeck, Germany  due to a low water level because of a drought period. (Swen Pfoertner/dpa via AP, file)
Drought reveals remains of German 'Atlantis' in lakeA sustained drought in Germany has revealed the ruins of a village abandoned when a large reservoir was created more than 100 years ago
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Undated handout photo issued by SuperGroup of Julian Dunkerton.  Dunkerton, co-founder of the fashion brand Superdry said Sunday Aug. 19, 2018 he has donated 1 million pounds ($1.28 million) to a group seeking a new referendum on Britain's departure from the European Union, as the U.K. government prepares to publish its assessment of the impact of leaving the bloc without an agreement on future relations. (SuperGroup via AP)
Superdry founder gives $1.28 million to anti-Brexit campaignThe co-founder of fashion brand Superdry has donated 1 million pounds ($1.28 million) to campaigners seeking a new referendum on Britain's departure from the European Union
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19-year-old Yazidi refugee, Ashwaq Haji Hami talks about her experiences in Germany, saying she has now returned to her homeland of Iraq for fear that her alleged Islamic State tormentor could harm her in Germany, during an interview at Essian refugee camp in Iraq, Friday Aug. 17, 2018.  Hami says she was enslaved by Islamic State militants in 2014, but escaped and went to Germany where she ran into her captors again, so has emigrated to Iraq for safety.  German prosecutors said Saturday Aug. 18, they are taking Ashwaq Haji Hami's claims seriously, but say they need more information to identify him. (AP Photo)
German prosecutors probe Yazidi woman's claim about IS manGerman federal prosecutors say they're taking seriously a Yazidi woman's claim she encountered her former Islamic State captor in Germany, but need more information to identify him
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FILE - In this file photo dated Tuesday April 15, 1997, Pope John Paul II converses with U.N Secretary General Kofi Annan during a private audience at the Vatican.  Annan, one of the world's most celebrated diplomats and a charismatic symbol of the United Nations who rose through its ranks to become the first black African secretary-general, has died aged 80, according to an announcement by his foundation Saturday Aug. 18, 2018.(Plinio Lepri/Pool via AP, FILE)
The Latest: US's Pompeo sends condolences over Annan's deathThe Latest: U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo expressed his sadness over the death of former U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan and sent his condolences to his family
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In this frame taken from a video released by the Vigili del Fuoco (Firefighters), an aerial view of the collapsed Morandi highway bridge, in Genoa, Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018. Saturday has been declared a national day of mourning in Italy and includes a state funeral at the industrial port city's fair grounds for those who plunged to their deaths as the 45-meter (150-foot) tall Morandi Bridge gave way Tuesday. (Vigil del Fuoco via AP)
The Latest: Romanian trucker is Genoa bridge's 43rd victimA Genoa hospital says a Romanian truck driver who suffered severe cranial and chest injuries in the city's bridge collapse has died
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19-year-old Yazidi refugee, Ashwaq Haji Hami talks about her experiences in Germany, saying she has now returned to her homeland of Iraq for fear that her alleged Islamic State tormentor could harm her in Germany, during an interview at Essian refugee camp in Iraq, Friday Aug. 17, 2018.  Hami says she was enslaved by Islamic State militants in 2014, but escaped and went to Germany where she ran into her captors again, so has emigrated to Iraq for safety.  German prosecutors said Saturday Aug. 18, they are taking Ashwaq Haji Hami's claims seriously, but say they need more information to identify him. (AP Photo)
German prosecutors probe Yazidi woman's claim about IS manGerman federal prosecutors say they're taking seriously a Yazidi woman's claim she encountered her former Islamic State captor in Germany, but need more information to identify him
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This is an undated image of Salih Khater taken from his Facebook page. Khater, a 29-year-old British citizen of Sudanese origin, was arrested at the scene of the Tuesday Aug. 14, 2018 car crash outside the Houses of Parliament on suspicion of "the commission, preparation and instigation of acts of terrorism," police said. Khater, a British citizen originally from Sudan, was arrested Tuesday after striking cyclists, then plowing his car into a security barrier. (Salih Khater, Facebook via AP)
Suspect in UK Parliament crash charged with attempted murderA driver whose car collided with several people before crashing outside Britain's Parliament has been charged with attempted murder
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