In this Monday, Aug. 20, 2018, frame from video, Jakiw Palij, a former Nazi concentration camp guard, is carried on a stretcher from his home in the Queens borough of New York. Palij, the last Nazi war crimes suspect facing deportation from the U.S. was t

US deports 95-year-old ex-Nazi guard to Germany

A 95-year-old former Nazi concentration camp guard who lived quietly in New York City for decades was carried out of his home on a stretcher by federal agents and flown to Germany early Tuesday in what could prove to be the last U.S. deportation of a World War II-era war-crimes suspect.

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Chinese Vice President Wang Qishan, left, shows the way to Medardo Gonzalez, center, a Salvadoran politician, Secretary General of the ruling party of El Salvador, and El Salvador Foreign Minister Carlos Castaneda during their meeting at the Zhongnanhai L

Salvador denies asking Taiwan for money before China switch

Salvadoran authorities on Tuesday denied having asked Taiwan for money in exchange for maintaining diplomatic relations with the self-governing island, saying its decision to switch recognition to China was due to the enormous advantages of trading with the economic giant.

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The editor-in-chief who helped turn the mid-sized, conservative paper into Brazil’s most read daily has died. Frias Filho was 61. (Daily Folha de S. Paulo Photo/Raquel Cunha via AP)

Editor-in-chief of Brazil's most read newspaper dies at 61

Otavio Frias Filho, who as editor-in-chief helped turn a mid-sized, conservative paper into Brazil's most read daily, has died. He was 61.

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An UN staff member puts a candle in front of portrait of former United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan prior to a ceremony of UN staff to pay tribute to Kofi Annan, at the 'Salle des Pas Perdu' in the European headquarters of the United Nations in Ge

Annan family pays tribute to former UN Secretary-General

Kofi Annan's family is hailing the "outpouring of love and support" it has received from around the world following the death of the former U.N. secretary-general over the weekend.

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President Donald Trump speaks during an event to salute U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officers and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agents in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, Aug. 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Andrew

Trump honors federal immigration officials at White House

President Donald Trump used a White House event Monday to pay tribute to federal immigration officials, returning to the fight over the U.S. southern border.

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The damage to a security booth by a shot fired, is seen outside the U.S. Embassy in Ankara, Turkey, Monday, Aug. 20, 2018. Shots were fired at a security booth outside the embassy in Turkey's capital early Monday, but U.S. officials said no one was hurt.

2 detained after shots are fired at US Embassy in Turkey

Shots were fired from a moving car at the U.S. Embassy in Turkey before dawn Monday, an attack that came during heightened tensions between the two NATO allies. Officials said two people with criminal records were detained.

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Taiwan's indigenous Hsiung Feng III missile is propped against the backdrop of a billboard depicting a missile-riddled aircraft carrier, closely resembling China's carrier

Taiwan improves missiles to counter China military expansion

Taiwan is responding to China's arms buildup by developing missiles and interceptors of its own that could reduce Beijing's military advantage over the self-ruled island, defense experts say.

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A stranded woman gestures towards her house as she asks for more essential supplies from a volunteer in a flooded area in Chengannur in the southern state of Kerala, India, Sunday, Aug.19, 2018. Some 800,000 people have been displaced and over 350 have di

800,000 displaced in flooding in southern Indian state

Some 800,000 people have been displaced and over 350 have died in the worst flooding in a century in southern India's Kerala state, officials said Sunday, as rescuers searched for people stranded in the worst-affected areas.

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FILE - In this Sunday, Jan. 9, 2011 file photo, former United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan, visits a independence referendum polling center in the southern Sudanese city of Juba. Annan left the U.N. far more committed to combating poverty, promoti

Annan leaves legacy of fighting for equality and rights

Kofi Annan left the United Nations far more committed than it had been to combating poverty, promoting equality and fighting for human rights — and until his death Saturday he was speaking out strongly for nations working together to solve problems and worried about the rise of nationalism.

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FILE - In this July 30, 2018, file photo, Indonesian soldiers and rescue team gather to prepare for evacuating tourists from Mount Rinjani, seen in the background, at Sembalun in East Lombok, Indonesia. A strong earthquake jolted the Indonesian island of

Quakes cut power, topple buildings on Indonesian island

A strong earthquake has cut power across the Indonesian island of Lombok and destroyed buildings as the tourist hotspot tries to recover from a temblor earlier this month that killed hundreds of people.

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Paul Manafort, President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, leaves the Federal District Court after a hearing, in Washington.

Another trial looms for ex-Trump campaign chairman Manafort

As jurors weigh Paul Manafort's fate in a sprawling financial fraud case, the former Trump campaign chairman still has another trial looming in the nation's capital — and prosecutors there have a whole new set of charges and a huge volume of evidence.

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A black ribbon and a bouquet of flowers adorn the portrait of former United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan at U.N. headquarters, Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018. Annan, one of the world's most celebrated diplomats and a charismatic symbol of the United Nati

Former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan dies at age 80

Kofi Annan, a charismatic global diplomat and the first black African to become United Nations secretary-general who led the world body through one of its most turbulent periods, died early Saturday at age 80. Tributes flowed in from around the world after his foundation announced his death in the Swiss capital, Bern, after a short and unspecified illness.

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Firefighters remove debris of the collapsed Morandi highway bridge in Genoa, Italy.

Anger engulfs families as Italy buries its bridge victims

With anger and grief, Italians began burying some of their dead Friday from the Genoa highway bridge collapse, holding funerals in the victims' hometowns.

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Bishop Ronald Gainer, of the Harrisburg Diocese, walks past the altar as he celebrates mass at the Cathedral Church of Saint Patrick in Harrisburg, Pa.

Bishop: I have 'profound remorse' after sex abuse report

A Pennsylvania bishop named in a grand jury report on rampant sexual abuse by Roman Catholic clergy said Friday he has "profound remorse" and offers his "heartfelt apology" to the victims.

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Pope Francis, left, talks with Papal Foundation Chairman Cardinal Donald Wuerl, Archbishop of Washinghton, D.C., during a meeting with members of the Papal Foundation at the Vatican.

Vatican condemns reported sex abuse by Pennsylvania priests

The Vatican expressed "shame and sorrow" on Thursday about a scathing Pennsylvania grand jury report about clergy who raped and molested children in six dioceses and decried the abuse as "criminally and morally reprehensible."

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Eritrean migrant Russom Weldu Weldeslasie works at a restaurant in Tel Aviv, Israel.

African migrants reel as Israeli law cuts their salaries

African migrants in Israel have been detained, threatened with deportation and faced hostility from lawmakers and residents.

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The body of a man killed in a deadly suicide bombing, that targeted a training class in a private building in the Shiite neighbourhood of Dasht-i Barcha, is taken for burial, in western Kabul, Afghanistan.

Suicide bomber targets Shiite students in Kabul, killing 48

A suicide bomber struck a private education center in a Shiite neighborhood of Kabul on Wednesday where high school graduates were preparing for university entrance exams, killing 48 young men and women and leaving behind a scene of devastation and tragedy.

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Victims of clergy sexual abuse, or their family members react as Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro speaks during a news conference at the Pennsylvania Capitol in Harrisburg, Pa.

Bishops accused of brushing off sexual abuse complaints

A priest raped a 7-year-old girl while visiting her in the hospital after she had her tonsils removed. Another priest forced a 9-year-old boy into having oral sex, then rinsed out the youngster's mouth with holy water. One boy was forced to say confession to the priest who sexually abused him.

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Firefighters load an injured person on a helicopter after the Morandi highway bridge collapsed in Genoa, northern Italy, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018. The highway bridge collapsed during a violent storm, sending vehicles plunging 45 meters (nearly 150 feet) int

Genoa bridge collapse kills 39, forces hundreds from homes

Italian prosecutors focused their investigation into the Genoa highway bridge collapse on possible design flaws or inadequate maintenance, as the death toll rose Wednesday to 39 people and Italian politicians looked for someone to blame.

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FILE - This combination of the Oct. 2, 2017 file photos shows Indonesian Siti Aisyah, left, and Vietnamese Doan Thi Huong, right, escorted by police as they leave a court hearing in Shah Alam, Malaysia, outside Kuala Lumpur.

Judge may acquit women or call defense in Kim Jong Nam trial

Two Southeast Asian women on trial in Malaysia for the brazen assassination of the North Korean leader's half-brother could be acquitted Thursday or called to enter their defense in a case that has gripped the world.

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European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini, left, and New Zealand Foreign Minister Winston Peters address a press conference after their meeting at Parliament in Wellington, New Zealand, Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018.

EU says encouraging trade with Iran is crucial to nuke deal

The European Union's foreign policy chief encouraged companies to do more business with Iran despite new U.S. sanctions, saying Tehran had upheld its commitments under the deal to limit its nuclear program.

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Russian President Vladimir Putin, right, congratulates Austrian Foreign Minister Karin Kneissl as he attends the wedding of Kneissl with with Austrian businessman Wolfgang Meilinger in Gamlitz, southern Austria, Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018. (Roland Schlager/p

Putin dances at Austrian wedding; talks with Merkel on Syria

Russian President Vladimir Putin made a flying visit to Austria to attend the wedding of the country's foreign minister Saturday before heading to Berlin for talks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel.

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