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A German Politician's Assassination Prompts New Fears About Far-Right Violence

An honor guard stands at the coffin of German politician Walter Lübcke at his memorial service on June 13 in Kassel, Germany. Lübcke, a Christian Democrat, was outspoken in his pro-immigration views.

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A German Politician's Assassination Prompts New Fears About Far-Right Violence[hhmc]


Fair Trade Helps Farmers, But Not Their Hired Workers

Cocoa producers of the Yakasse-Attobrou Agricultural Cooperative gather cocoa pods in a certified Fair Trade-label cocoa plantation in Adzope, Côte d'Ivoire.

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Freak Summer Hail Storm Blankets Mexico's Guadalajara

Vehicles were buried in hail on Sunday in eastern Guadalajara in Mexico's Jalisco state. The accumulation of hail buried vehicles and damaged homes.

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Iran Says Its Stockpiles Of Enriched Uranium Level Now Exceed Limit In Nuclear Deal

Iran has exceeded a key limit on its holdings of low-enriched uranium, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Monday. Zarif is seen here at a news conference last month.

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Iran Says Its Stockpiles Of Enriched Uranium Level Now Exceed Limit In Nuclear Deal[hhmc]


Hong Kong Protesters Storm Legislative Council On Anniversary Of Handover To China

Protesters flooded into Hong Kong's parliament chamber after breaking into the government's headquarters on Monday — the 22nd anniversary of the city's handover from Britain to China.

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Hong Kong Protesters Storm Legislative Council On Anniversary Of Handover To China[hhmc]


Border Community Remembers A Father And Daughter Who Drowned Crossing The Rio Grande

A youth stands Sunday by the border fence that separates Mexico from the U.S., where candles and crosses stand in memory of the father and daughter who died during their journey toward the U.S.

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Border Community Remembers A Father And Daughter Who Drowned Crossing The Rio Grande[hhmc]


Trump And Kim Meeting: The Start Of A Deal Or 'Just Some Nice Pics And Pageantry?'

President Trump meets with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un at the border village of Panmunjom in the Demilitarized Zone, South Korea.

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Trump Meets North Korea's Kim Jong Un And Says Nuclear Negotiations Will Resume

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un walks with President Trump north of the military demarcation line that divides North and South Korea, in the Joint Security Area of Panmunjom in the Demilitarized Zone, on Sunday.

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Venezuela's Teachers And Students Skip School For Survival

Venezuelan Leidy Navarro (left) walks with her daughter Valentina Caceres back to their home in Ureña, Venezuela, after picking her up at school in Cúcuta, Colombia, in March.

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Trump Holds Off On More China Tariffs; 2 Sides Agree To Restart Trade Talks

President Trump speaks during a news conference following the Group of 20 summit in Osaka, Japan, on Saturday. Trump said the U.S. and China would resume trade talks.

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Trump Tweets An Invitation To North Korea's Kim — Meet In the DMZ?

President Donald Trump at the G-20 economic conference in Osaka, Japan, Friday. He tweeted an invitation for North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to meet him after the summit in the demilitarized zone between the Koreas.

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U.S. Agents Announce Thousands Of Weapons Seized In 'Operation Patagonia Express'


France Suffers Through Hottest Day In Its History — 113 Fahrenheit

A boy jumps into the water of the Trocadero Fountain in Paris on Friday, to find relief from the heat wave.

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Get A Glimpse: Total Solar Eclipse Set To Pass Over South Pacific, South America

This graphic shows the path of the solar eclipse on July 2 and how much you can see from different places. The yellow band represents the path of totality, or the areas in which a total eclipse will be visible. Other areas will be able to see a partial solar eclipse.

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Astronomers Collect 40,000 Used Eclipse Glasses In U.S. For People In South America

A child in Charlottesville, Va., uses eclipse glasses to safely watch the August 2017 solar eclipse.

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Disease Watch: What Global Travelers Should Know In Summer 2019

A popular crosswalk in Shinjuku, Tokyo. Cases of rubella have been reported in Tokyo and other Japanese tourist destinations.

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