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Leader of the House of Commons Andrea Leadsom leaves the Houses of Parliament in Westminster, London, Wednesday May 22, 2019. Andrea Leadsom, a senior member of Prime Minister Theresa May's Cabinet, has quit over Brexit, in a new blow to the embattled British leader. Leader of the House of Commons Andrea Leadsom says she is resigning because she does not believe May's Brexit plan delivers on voters' decision to leave the European Union. May is battling to stay in office amid demands she resign over Britain's stalled departure from the bloc .(Yui Mok/PA via AP)
Theresa May hunkers down as premiership enters its end stageBritish Prime Minister Theresa May is hunkered down with close allies as she considers whether to give in to relentless pressure to resign, or fight on to save her Brexit plan and her premiership
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People walk by Chinese-made surveillance cameras installed along a street in Beijing, Thursday, May 23, 2019. The Chinese video surveillance company Hikvision says it is taking concern about the use of its technology seriously following a report that the U.S. may block several Chinese surveillance companies from buying American components. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
China seeks Asian neighbors' support in trade fight with USChina seeks support from Central Asian neighbors, Russia in trade fight with US
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In this May 17, 2019, photo, Steve Melnikoff, who came ashore at Normandy, France on D-Day-plus-1, June 7, 1944, with the 175th Regiment of the 29th Infantry Division, stands in his home in Cockeysville, Md. His unit was part of the bloody campaign to capture the French town of Saint-Lo through fields marked by thick hedgerows that provided perfect cover for German troops. (AP Photo/Steve Ruark)
Revisiting France, and recalling D-Day's horror and triumphFor historians, D-Day was a turning point in the war against Germany; for men who were among the 160,000 Allied fighters who mounted history's largest amphibious invasion, June 6, 1944, remains a kaleidoscope of memories, a signal moment of their youth
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Pakistan says it has test-fired nuclear-capable missilePakistani military says it's test-fired long-range ballistic missile capable of carrying nuclear warhead
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AP PHOTOS: Fascist legacy endures in Rome's architectureWhile Germany systematically wiped out traces of Adolf Hitler's Nazi regime after World War II, the legacy of his Axis ally, Benito Mussolini, remains present in Italy even today
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Fascist symbols and rhetoric on rise in Italian EU voteThe perception is growing among Italians that fascism, officially banned as a political movement in Italy but never really vanquished from popular culture or the political fringe, is rearing its head in alarming ways
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In this May 21, 2019, photo, acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan, left, and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speak to members of the media after a classified briefing for members of Congress on Iran on Capitol Hill in Washington. U.S. officials say the Pentagon will present plans to the White House to send up to 10,000 more American troops to the Middle East to beef up defenses against potential Iranian threats. The officials said no decision has been made and it’s not clear if the White House will approve sending all or just some of the requested forces. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
AP sources: Pentagon proposing a troop buildup in MideastAP sources: Pentagon drawing up plans to send as many as 10,000 more troops to the Middle East as a bulwark against potential threats from Iran
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An election official checks electronic voting machines as counting votes of India's massive general elections begins in New Delhi, India, Thursday, May 23, 2019. The count is expected to conclude by the evening, with strong trends visible by midday. (AP Photo/Manish Swarup)
Modi's party has commanding lead as Indian votes are countedPrime Minister Narendra Modi and his Hindu nationalist party have a commanding lead as votes are counted in India's massive general elections
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Taiwan says 2 US warships sail through Taiwan StraitTwo U.S. warships have sailed through the Taiwan Strait in an apparent show of support for the government of the self-ruled island, which China claims as its own
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Former Nissan chairman Ghosn appears in Tokyo courtNissan former Chairman Carlos Ghosn, accused of financial misconduct, has gone to a Japanese courtroom for a pre-trial hearing
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FILE - In this May 9, 2019, file photo trader Ryan Falvey works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Banks and retailers pushed the market broadly lower in morning trading on Wall Street Wednesday, May 22. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
Asian shares slip as US-China spat takes center stageAsian markets slip as traders brace for impact of U.S.-China spat
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'War is ugly': For French vet, D-Day's lessons are timelessAmong the tens of thousands of Allied soldiers who landed in Normandy on June 6, 1944, was a hardened group of elite French commandos who ensured that France had D-Day exploits to be proud of, too
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