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Sandinista militias stand guard at a torn down barricade after police and pro-government militias stormed the Monimbo neighborhood of Masaya, Nicaragua, Tuesday, July 17, 2018.  Heavily armed police and militias laid siege to and then retook a symbolically important neighborhood that had recently become a center of resistance to President Daniel Ortega's government. (AP Photo/Cristibal Venegas)
Nicaraguan forces violently retake symbolic cityNicaraguan national police and armed pro-government civilians lay siege and retook a symbolically important neighborhood that has recently become a center of resistance to President Daniel Ortega's government
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Michael Avenatti, center, attorney for porn actress Stormy Daniels, allows a member of the crowd to chant into the microphone as he speaks at an "Occupy Lafayette Park" protest outside the White House, Tuesday, July 17, 2018, in Washington. This is the second day in a row the group has held a protest following President Donald Trump's meetings with Russian President Vladimir Putin. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Trump backs down, says he misspoke on Russia meddlingPresident Donald Trump says he simply misspoke when he said he knew of no reason the Russians might have interfered in the 2106 election.
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, center shakes hands with European Union's Council President Donald Tusk, left, and European Union's Commission President Jean-Claude Junker after signing a contract, Tuesday, July 17, 2018, at the prime minister's office in Tokyo. (Martin Bureau/Pool Photo via AP)
Japan, EU sign trade deal to eliminate nearly all tariffsThe European Union and Japan signed a pact that will eliminate nearly all tariffs on products they trade in an ambitious deal that runs counter to Trump's moves to hike US tariffs
The Associated Press5 hours ago
In this July 11, 2018, photo, U.S. President Donald Trump takes his seat as he attends the multilateral meeting of the North Atlantic Council in Brussels, Belgium. Plenty of U.S. presidents have created commotion in their travels abroad, none so much as President Donald Trump. Historians say Trump’s tumultuous trip across Europe smashed the conventions of American leaders on the world stage. The president’s “America first” approach to foreign policy left him seeming to accept the word of a hostile power over his own intelligence agencies, insulting allies and sowing doubts about his commitment to the NATO alliance. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, Pool)
Tumult of Trump's Europe trip smashes presidential precedentHistorians see Trump's tumultuous trip across Europe smashing conventions about American leaders on world stage
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Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, gestures during an interview with "Fox News Sunday" host Chris Wallace after his meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump in Helsinki, Finland, Monday, July 16, 2018. (Alexei Nikolsky, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP)
Russia's Trump takeaway: Putin basks in post-summit glowFor Vladimir Putin, holding a summit with Donald Trump was a victory in itself
The Associated Press8 hours ago
U.S. President Donald Trump, left, tosses a soccer ball to his wife first lady Melania Trump after Russian President Vladimir Putin presented it to him during a press conference after their meeting at the Presidential Palace in Helsinki, Finland, Monday, July 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
EU, US relations sinking further after divisive Trump tourAfter a week of the worst barrage of insults yet from U.S. President Donald Trump, the European Union is looking westward toward the White House less and less
The Associated Press8 hours ago
A rescue worker from the Proactiva Open Arms Spanish NGO helps a migrant, rescued off the Libyan coast, on Tuesday July 17, 2018. Proactiva Open Arms said it found one woman alive Tuesday and another dead, along with the body of a toddler, amid the drifting remains of a destroyed migrant boat some 80 nautical miles from the Libyan coast. (Proactiva Open Arms via AP)
Rescue group: Libya left migrants to die in MediterraneanA migrant aid group has accused Libya's coast guard of abandoning three people in the Mediterranean Sea, including an adult woman and a toddler who died, after intercepting 160 Europe-bound migrants near the shores of the North African nation
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Security removes an apparent protester before a joint press conference between U.S. President Donald Trump and Russia President Vladimir Putin in the Presidential Palace in Helsinki, Finland, Monday, July 16, 2018. (Antti Aimo-Koivisto/Lehtikuva via AP)
Writer removed from summit event says he only had a questionThe writer who was forcibly removed from a room where U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin were about to give a news conference says he wasn't trying to protest
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Britain's MPs in the House of Commons read out the results of a vote on the so called new clause 17 amendment, marking the Government's first defeat on the Brexit Trade Bill, Tuesday July 17, 2018. British Prime Minister Theresa May faced a rebellion in Parliament on Tuesday over her plans for the country's exit from the European Union, with lawmakers voting on a Brexit trade bill. (Parliamentary Recording Unit via AP)
UK's May faces down revolt over Brexit trade billThe official group that campaigned for Britain's exit from the European Union at the 2016 EU referendum has been fined and referred to the police for breaking electoral law
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National leaders from left, Macedonia's Prime Minister Zoran Zaev, Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May and Greece's Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras gather to pose for a photo during the second day of Western Balkans Summit at Lancaster House in London, Tuesday July 10, 2018.  The summit aims to strengthen security co-operation, increase economic stability and encourage political co-operation between the European nations. (Leon Neal/Pool via AP)
Russia denies promoting Macedonia protests over name dealThe Russian Embassy in Macedonia has denied the Macedonian prime minister's allegations that Moscow promoted public protests of an agreement with Greece that would enable the former Yugoslav republic to join NATO
The Associated Press10 hours ago
The satellite image, which was captured by Sentinel-2A on July 9, 2018, provided by European Space Agency esa on Tuesday, July 18, 2018 shows a huge iceberg perilously close to the village of Innaarsuit on the west coast of Greenland. If the berg breaks apart, waves resulting from the falling ice could wash away parts of the village. (esa via AP)
Iceberg looming over Greenland village spotted from spaceAn iceberg that drifted perilously close to a remote Greenland village is so big, it can be seen from space
The Associated Press11 hours ago
CAPTION CORRECTS PHOTOGRAPHER BYLINE In this Thursday, July 12, 2018 photo, a view of an Iceberg, near the village Innarsuit, on the northwestern Greenlandic coast. Scientists have watched an iceberg four miles long break off from a glacier. The iceberg is allegedly grounded on the sea floor. Residents in houses near the shore are prepared for an evacuation. (Magnus Kristensen/Ritzau Scanpix via AP)
Iceberg looming over Greenland village is spotted from spaceAn iceberg that has drifted perilously close to a remote Greenland village is so big it can be seen from space
The Associated Press11 hours ago
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