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Fire consumes a field in Novo Progresso, Para state, Brazil, Saturday, Aug. 24, 2019. Under increasing international pressure to contain fires sweeping parts of Amazon, Brazilian President Jair will use of the military to battle the massive blazes. (AP Photo/Leo Correa)
The Latest: French, US officials talk tech tax at dinnerTop US and French officials discuss taxes on tech giants and a French wine dispute over dinner
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U.S President Donald Trump smiles during a news conference with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at the G-7 summit in Biarritz, France, Sunday, Aug. 25, 2019, where they announced that the U.S. and Japan have agreed in principle on a new trade agreement. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
High-stakes gamble: Iranian envoy gets surprise G-7 inviteA top Iranian official paid a brief unannounced visit Sunday to the G-7 summit and was headed to the building where leaders of the world's major democracies have been debating for nearly 24 hours over how to handle to country's nuclear ambitions
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German fan Ingeborg Schaefner answers to questions of AP video journalist Philipp Jenne as she arrives at the 'Festspielhaus' opera house where Placido Domingo will perform 'Luisa Miller' by Giuseppe Verdi in Salzburg, Austria, Sunday, Aug. 25, 2019. Domingo is scheduled to appear onstage at the Salzburg Festival to perform for the first time since multiple women have accused the opera legend of sexual harassment in allegations brought to light by The Associated Press. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)
Plácido Domingo gets standing ovation at SalzburgPlácido Domingo received a standing ovation as he took to the stage at the Salzburg Festival at his first performance since nine women accused him of sexual harassment in an AP report
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Italian amusement park monorail falls off track, 7 injuredRAI state TV says seven people have been injured when a section of overhead monorail at an Italian amusement park crashed to the ground
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Thousands of demonstrators march in the rain in Hong Kong, Sunday, Aug. 25, 2019. Umbrella-carrying protesters took to the streets in the rain Sunday in Hong Kong's latest pro-democracy demonstration, one day after the return of clashes with police who used tear gas to disperse them. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
The Latest: HK police draw guns as protesters chase themHong Kong police officers have pulled their guns and reportedly shot a warning shot after they were attacked by protesters with sticks and rods
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The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Secretary General Jose Angel Gurria, center, arrives in Biarritz, southwestern France, Sunday Aug. 25, 2019. Fissures emerged among G-7 leaders on Sunday over how to deal with the threat of a global recession, China and Iran, casting deep uncertainty over this year's summit of the world's major democracies as U.S. President Donald Trump appeared increasingly isolated among a gathering of the country's closest allies. (Ludovic Marin/Pool via AP)
Officials: Global approach to digital tax is still on trackA global attempt by more than 120 countries to find a way to more fairly tax global internet giants is moving ahead despite individual countries' deciding to impose their own tax, says the head of the international organization leading the project
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A French firefighter adjusts the French flag on the Eiffel Tower, in Paris, Sunday, Aug. 25, 2019. Firefighters unfurled a huge French flag from the Eiffel Tower, recreating the moment when a French tricolor stitched together from sheets was hoisted atop the monument 75 years ago to replace the swastika flag that had flown for four years. (AP Photo/Michel Spingler)
Paris celebrates its liberation from Nazis, 75 years onParis celebrates the French resistance fighters, American soldiers and others who liberated the City of Light from Nazi occupation exactly 75 years ago
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President Donald Trump and Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson, right, attend a working breakfast at the Hotel du Palais on the sidelines of the G-7 summit in Biarritz, France, Sunday, Aug. 25, 2019. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Johnson acknowledges touch and go prospects for Brexit dealU.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson has acknowledged that the prospect of a Brexit deal is 'touch and go'
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President Donald Trump and Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson, left, speak to the media before a working breakfast meeting at the Hotel du Palais on the sidelines of the G-7 summit in Biarritz, France, Sunday, Aug. 25, 2019. (Erin Schaff, The New York Times, Pool)
Trump sends mixed messages to China on trade warPresident Donald Trump is sending mixed messages about the U.S.-China trade war and more as leaders at a global summit in France pushed him to ease frictions over tariffs and cooperate on other geopolitical challenges, including Iran
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DNA Samples From Loch Ness Lead to One 'Plausible' TheoryScientists failed to find Nessie in a study of Scotland's Loch Ness—but they did come up with a possible explanation for more than 1,000 reported sightings of the mythical monster, including 14 this year, per the Mirror . Unfortunately, we don't yet know the details. The findings, to be...
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A man stands inside a damaged media office in a stronghold of the Lebanese Hezbollah group, in a southern suburb of Beirut, Lebanon, Sunday, Aug. 25, 2019. Two Israeli drones crashed in a Hezbollah stronghold in the Lebanese capital overnight without the militants firing on them, a spokesman for the group said Sunday, saying the first fell on the roof of a building housing Hezbollah's media office while the second landed in a plot behind it. (AP Photo/Bilal Hussein)
Hezbollah leader: Israeli drones over Lebanon will be downedThe leader of Lebanon's Iran-backed Hezbollah says his group will confront and shoot down any Israeli drones that enter Lebanese airspace from now on, raising the potential for conflict amid heightened regional tensions
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FILE - In this Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2019 file photo, Sudan's new Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok speaks during a press conference in Khartoum, Sudan. Hamdok said in the interview that ending his country's international pariah status and resolving violent internal conflicts are prerequisites for rescuing a faltering economy. Hamdok told The Associated Press that he has already talked to U.S. officials about removing Sudan from Washington’s list of countries sponsoring terrorism and described the reaction as positive. (AP Photo, File)
AP Interview: Sudan PM seeks end to country's pariah statusAP Interview: Sudan's new prime minister says ending his country's international pariah status and drastically cutting military spending are prerequisites for rescuing a faltering economy
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