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FILE-In this June 13, 2019 file photo a picture of Walter Luebcke stands behind his coffin during the funeral service in Kassel, Germany. Germany's top security official says the far-right extremist suspected in the killing of a politician from Chancellor Angela Merkel's party has told authorities that he acted alone. Walter Luebcke, who led the Kassel regional administration in central Germany, was fatally shot in the head at his home on June 2. (Swen Pfoertner/dpa via AP)
Germany: 2 arrested over weapon used in politician's killingGerman authorities say they have arrested two men in connection with the killing of a politician from Chancellor Angela Merkel's party, one of whom is accused of selling the weapon allegedly used by the main suspect
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European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, right, and European Council President Donald Tusk, left, pose with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe prior to their working lunch on the sidelines of the G20 Summit at the International Exhibition Center in Osaka, Japan, Thursday, June 27, 2019. (Franck Robichon/Pool Photo via AP)
Trade, climate change, Iran focus as G-20 leaders meetChinese President Xi Jinping and other world leaders are gathering in Japan for a summit of the Group of 20 major economies that is likely to be overshadowed by trade and geopolitical tensions
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Libya's UN-backed government reclaims key town near TripoliLibya's UN-backed government says it's taken back strategic town near Tripoli from forces of rival commander
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Australia probes reports of citizen detained in North KoreaThe Australian government says it is "urgently seeking clarification" on reports that an Australian had been detained in North Korea
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President Donald Trump talks with reporters before departing to Japan for the G20 summit on the South Lawn of the White House, Wednesday, June 26, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Trump heads to Asia for talks on trade, Iran, North KoreaIn Asia, Trump to grapple with a flurry of international crises, tense negotiations and a growing global to-do list
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Italy's 'cannabis light' creates buzz even if the pot won'tShop owners hoping to cash in on Italy's "green gold rush" by shops selling mild marijuana called "cannabis light" are holding their breath while waiting for the country's highest court to issue an opinion on the legality of weak retail weed
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Germany arrests Bosnian over suspected link to Paris attacksAuthorities in Germany say they have arrested a Bosnian man sought by Belgium in connection with the 2015 Islamic extremist attacks in Paris
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Denmark's new center-left PM presents her governmentDenmark's new Social Democratic prime minister has announced his top government team after winning the support of three smaller left-wing parties.
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South Carolina law enforcement helicopter crashes at airportSouth Carolina law enforcement say a helicopter on a flying mission crashed at an airport
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