In this Saturday, June 17, 2017, photo, the container ship ACX Crystal with its left bow dented and scraped after colliding with the USS Fitzgerald in the waters off the Izu Peninsula earlier in the day, is berthed at the Oi Container Terminal in Tokyo.

Search for 7 Navy sailors ends after bodies found on ship

The mother of a U.S. Navy sailor who survived a direct hit to his sleeping berth during a collision at sea said her son kept diving back down to try to save his shipmates until the flooded berth began running out of air pockets, while others — believing the ship was under attack — hurried to man the guns.

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Burnt cars block the road between Castanheira de Pera and Figueiro dos Vinhos, central Portugal, Sunday, June 18 2017.

Raging forest fire kills 61 in Portugal; many as they fled

A raging forest fire in central Portugal sent flames sweeping over roads, killing at least 61 people, many of them trapped in their cars as they tried to flee, officials said Sunday.

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FILE - In this April 29, 2014 file photo, the Hokulea sailing canoe is seen off Honolulu.

Canoe returns to Hawaii after epic round-the-world voyage

No modern navigation instrumentation guided a Polynesian voyaging canoe as it followed the horizon during a three-year journey around the globe.

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The damaged USS Fitzgerald is seen near the U.S. Naval base in Yokosuka, southwest of Tokyo, after the U.S. destroyer collided with the Philippine-registered container ship ACX Crystal in the waters off the Izu Peninsula.

Mysterious ship crash off Japan leaves 7 US sailors missing

U.S. and Japanese vessels and aircraft searched Saturday for seven American sailors who were missing after their Navy destroyer collided before dawn with a container ship four times its size off the coast of Japan.

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Kirk Jones poses for a photo at Terrapin Point on the American side of Horseshoe Falls in Niagara Falls State Park, N.Y.

Man who survived 2003 plunge at Niagara Falls now dies there

A man who occupied a fleeting spotlight after surviving a plunge over Niagara Falls without protection in 2003 has died after he went over again, this time during an apparent stunt with an inflatable ball, park police said Friday.

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This undated booking photo provided by the New Mexico State Police shows Damian Herrera. Authorities have arrested Herrera who they say fatally shot five people in New Mexico on Thursday, June 15, 2017.

Shooting rampage spanning hours, 200 miles leaves 5 dead

A man accused of killing three family members and two other people in a shooting rampage that spanned nearly 200 miles in New Mexico was captured after a chase and a crash, authorities said Friday.

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The scorched facade of the Grenfell Tower in London.

Probes launched as search continues for London fire victims

London firefighters combed through a burned-out public housing tower Thursday in a grim search for missing people as police and the prime minister launched investigations into the deadly inferno, with pressure building on officials to explain the disaster and assure that similar buildings around the country are safe.

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Parts of the building still burn hours after a deadly blaze at a high rise apartment block in London, Wednesday, June 14, 2017. Fire swept through a high-rise apartment building in west London early Wednesday, killing an unknown number of people with arou

London residents demand answers in deadly high-rise blaze

With smoke still swirling around the charred remains of Grenfell Tower in west London, residents and community leaders demanded to know Wednesday how a ferocious fire could have swept through the high-rise apartment block with such speed that it killed at least 12 people.

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Conor McGregor stands on a scale during the weigh-in event for his fight against Eddie Alvarez in UFC 205 mixed martial arts at Madison Square Garden in New York.

Mayweather coming back to fight UFC star McGregor Aug. 26

Floyd Mayweather Jr. will come out of retirement to meet UFC star Conor McGregor in an Aug. 26 boxing match that will feature two of the top-selling fighters in the world.

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Guatemala's President Jimmy Morales, center, arrives to the National Emergency Coordination Agency's headquarters in Guatemala City, Wednesday, June 14, 2017.

3 dead in magnitude 6.9 quake near Tajumulco, Guatemala

Three people died and seven were injured in a magnitude 6.9 earthquake in western Guatemala near the border with Mexico on Wednesday, according to the national emergency coordination agency.

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Senate Intelligence Committee member Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., right, with Sen. Martin Heinrich, D-N.M., questions Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Capitol Hill in Washington.

Sessions heatedly denies improper Russia contacts

Attorney General Jeff Sessions heatedly denied on Tuesday having an undisclosed meeting with Russia's ambassador to the U.S. or conversations with any Russian officials about the U.S. election that sent Donald Trump to the White House.

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People look at the debris of a damaged building after an earthquake in the village of Plomari on the northeastern Greek island of Lesbos, Monday, June 12, 2017.

Quake kills woman, guts houses on Greek island of Lesbos

 An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.2 badly damaged scores of homes on the eastern Greek island of Lesbos Monday, killing one woman and injuring at least 10 people.

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A Muslim evacuee waits at a temporary evacuation center on the outskirts of Marawi city, southern Philippines.

In fight for Philippine city, a painful window on war

From the third-story window of a barren government office building where he now squats as a refugee, Nasir Abdul is watching his city being destroyed.

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French President Emmanuel Macron and his wife Brigitte Macron.

Macron's takeover of French politics is all but complete

Emmanuel Macron's takeover of French politics is all but complete.

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People demonstrate in Parliament Square against the possible Conservative and DUP (Democratic Unionist Party) coalition government following the Britain's general election result, in London.

UK leader May strikes tentative deal with N Ireland party

British Prime Minister Theresa May struck a deal in principle with Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party on Saturday to prop up the Conservative government, stripped of its majority in a disastrous election.

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Brazil's President Michel Temer receives military honors during ceremony of merit of the naval order, in Brasilia.

Brazil's president denies spying on judge investigating him

President Michel Temer is fighting new allegations that his administration turned Brazil's spy services on a supreme court justice investigating him for corruption, the latest in a series of accusations that threaten to cut short his tenure.

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British Prime Minister Theresa May addresses the press in Downing Street.

Canterbury fail: Loss in Tory stronghold shows youth surge

The historic English university town of Canterbury, a Conservative stronghold with a high proportion of young voters, has elected a Labour lawmaker for the first time since the constituency was formed a century ago.

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An undated handout photo issued by the Metropolitan Police, London, and made available Saturday, June 10, 2017, of the van used in the London Bridge attacks of Saturday June 3 which killed several people and wounded dozens more. The ringleader of the Lond

London Bridge attacker tried to rent larger truck

The carnage of the London Bridge attack could have been worse: One of the attackers tried to rent a larger truck that could have killed more people, but his payment was declined.

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South Korean President Moon Jae-in speaks as he presides over a meeting of the National Security Council at the presidential Blue House in Seoul, South Korea.

S. Korea leader warns North after latest missile launch

North Korea's latest launches of several suspected anti-ship missiles were short-range and landed well short of past efforts, but they still served as a defiant message for its enemies that Pyongyang will continue to pursue a weapons program that has rattled its neighbors and Washington.

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U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres.

UN chief warns of serious clean water shortages by 2050

Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned Tuesday that by 2050 global demand for fresh water is projected to grow by more than 40 percent and at least a quarter of the world's population will live in countries with a "chronic or recurrent" lack of clean water.

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Cardinal George Pell, left, reads a bible during the blessing of a statue of John Paul ll at St Mary's Cathedral in Sydney, Australia.

Australian police charge Vatican cardinal with sex offenses

Australian police charged a top Vatican cardinal on Thursday with multiple counts of historical sexual assault offenses, a stunning decision certain to rock the highest levels of the Holy See.


Aramazd Andressian Sr. appears in court Tuesday, June 27, 2017, in Las Vegas.

Man accused in missing son's slaying denies trying to flee

A California father told a judge on Tuesday that he wasn't hiding from authorities when he was arrested in Las Vegas, and will not fight his transfer in custody to Los Angeles to face a murder charge in the disappearance of his 5-year-old son.

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