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French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian, left, and his German counterpart Heiko Maas arrives for a media conference after the cabinet meeting at the Elysee Palace in Paris, France, Wednesday, June 19, 2019. German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas says the risk of war in the Gulf is not ruled out amid rising tensions between Iran and the United States.(AP Photo/Michel Euler)
Europe cool on Iran coalition talk, seeks de-escalationEuropean officials appear cool toward U.S. talk of building a global coalition against Iran, saying that their top priority is to de-escalate tensions in the region
The Associated Press10 minutes ago
President Donald Trump listens to a question during a meeting with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in the Oval Office of the White House, Thursday, June 20, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Trump attacks Federal Reserve again, wants interest rate cutPresident Donald Trump is continuing efforts to pressure the US central bank system, saying the stock markets and economic growth would be much higher if not for its actions
The Associated Press20 minutes ago
Man found with apparent gator bite marks in South CarolinaA South Carolina man has been found deceased in a pond behind his house with apparent bite marks on his body
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Correction: D-Day-Britain-Veteran's Duty storyCorrection: D-Day-Britain-Veteran's Duty story
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Mark Segal, founder of the Philadelphia Gay News, prepares for an interview during his visit to The Stonewall Inn, Tuesday, June 18, 2019, in New York. In the aftermath of the 1969 uprising of gays following a New York Police Department raid at the Stonewall, Segal emerged as a gay rights activist just weeks out of high school. "I knew that I deserved the same rights as anybody else," said Segal. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
Stories of Stonewall: How the LGBTQ rebellion left a legacyStories of Stonewall: How a rebellion at a gay bar left a legacy
The Associated Press24 minutes ago
Activist arrested for chanting 'Down with Polish fascism!'An activist in Poland has been arrested and charged with the crime of insulting the Polish nation for chanting "Down with Polish fascism!"
The Associated Press26 minutes ago
UN urges Sudan's military to allow protester deaths probeUN human rights chief urges Sudan's military rulers to cooperate in probing protester deaths
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U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, top, exits a plane on arrival to Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, Monday, June 24, 2019.  Pompeo is conducting consultations during a short tour of the Middle East, including visits to Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates.(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, Pool)
The Latest: Iran report says parts of US drone found at seaThe Latest: Iran reports say parts of the US spy drone downed last week found at sea
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France hosts Mediterranean conference without heads of stateFrance is hosting a conference aimed at boosting cooperation between northern and southern Mediterranean countries, with senior government officials, non-governmental organizations, businesses and academics in attendance
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Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke addresses the South Carolina Democratic Party convention, Saturday, June 22, 2019 in Columbia, S.C.. (AP Photo/Meg Kinnard)
O'Rourke proposes new 'war tax' to fund veteran health careDemocratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke releases a comprehensive veterans' plan, pledging to end the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan
The Associated Press38 minutes ago
Albania's Electoral College orders go-ahead of local pollsAlbania's top legal election institution has decided in favor of holding Sunday's municipal polls, turning down a move from the country's president to cancel them
The Associated Press40 minutes ago
This combination of booking photos provided by the Polk County Sheriff's Office shows Courtney Irby on June 15, 2019, and her husband Joseph Irby on June 14. A Florida lawmaker and others are asking a State Attorney not to prosecute Courtney Irby who was arrested while giving her husband's guns to police after he was charged with trying to run her over. Courtney Irby spent six days in jail on charges of armed burglary and grand theft after she brought the guns from her husband's apartment to the Lakeland Police. Joseph Irby was spending one day in jail at the time, accused of trying to run her over.   (Polk County Sheriff's Office via AP)
Help offered to woman jailed for turning in husband's gunsA Florida lawmaker and others are asking a State Attorney not to prosecute a woman who was arrested turning in her husband's guns to law enforcement after he was charged with trying to run her over
The Associated Press47 minutes ago
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