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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Michelle Carter, right, listens to the testimony of Thomas Gammell, as she sits with her defense team, Cory Madera, foreground, and Joe Cataldo, left, during her trial, Tuesday, June 6, 2017, in Taunton, Mass.

Message from woman in texting suicide trial: 'It's my fault'

A young woman charged with using text messages to encourage her boyfriend to kill himself when they were teenagers sent a text to a friend from high school about two months after the death, saying, "It's my fault," according to testimony at her trial on Wednesday.

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People look at floral tributes on London Bridge in London.

London attackers were chef, clerk and 'suspicious' Italian

Details emerged Tuesday of the three London Bridge attackers: a Pakistan-born failed customer service clerk with links to one of Europe's most prolific hate preachers, a Moroccan pastry chef whose partner said he once went swimming rather than see his daughter and an Italian man who told authorities he "wanted to be a terrorist."

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This photo provided by the Philadelphia Zoo shows medical techniques assisting in the delivery of a newly born western lowland gorilla from its mother Kira in Philadelphia.  Kira had a difficult labor that required medical techniques typically used for de

Gorilla gives birth with help from doctors who treat people

A gorilla at the Philadelphia Zoo has given birth to a healthy baby after a difficult labor that required medical techniques typically used for delivering humans.

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Rachelle Bond testifies in Suffolk Superior Court under questioning from assistant district attorney David Deakin in Boston on Monday, June 5, 2017.

Mom admits lying to others after baby's death

The mother of a 2-year-old girl whose body washed up on a Boston beach in 2015 has testified she lied about her daughter's whereabouts to others and continued to live with the boyfriend weeks after she says he killed the child.

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FILE- In this Aug. 13, 2015, file photo, a plastic bottle lies among other debris washed ashore on the Indian Ocean beach in Uswetakeiyawa, north of Colombo, Sri Lanka.

UN chief warns oceans are 'under threat as never before'

Secretary-General Antonio Guterres opened the first-ever U.N. conference on oceans Monday with a warning that the seas are "under threat as never before," with one recent study warning that discarded plastic garbage could outweigh fish by 2050 if nothing is done.

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In this image taken from video footage, people run from the scene of attack, alongside a man strolling holding a pint of beer, right, in London, late Saturday, June 3, 2017.

Police arrest 12 after night of terror in heart of London

British police arrested a dozen people Sunday in a widening terrorism investigation after attackers using a van and large knives turned a balmy evening of nightlife into a bloodbath and killed seven people in the heart of London.

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Muslims hold signs saying

Attack brings out the best in London's Borough neighborhood

When Sue Brinklow dashed into The Lord Clyde pub during Saturday night's attack on London Bridge, she was among hundreds of people who found safety and a place to sleep in the Borough neighborhood known for its 1,000-year-old food market and its role as the backdrop for major movies.

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People walking down Borough High Street as police are dealing with an incident on London Bridge in London, Saturday, June 3, 2017.    Witnesses reported a vehicle hitting pedestrians and injured people on the ground.

Report of multiple casualties in incident on London Bridge

Armed British police rushed to London Bridge late Saturday after reports of a vehicle running down pedestrians and people being stabbed nearby.

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Puerto Rico resident Michelle Flandez caresses her two-month-old son, Inti Perez, diagnosed with microcephaly linked to the mosquito-borne Zika virus, in Bayamon, Puerto Rico.

Zika birth defects in US territories similar to other places

A report released Thursday shows Zika had about the same impact on birth defects in Puerto Rico and other U.S. territories as it did in other places hit by the epidemic.


An unidentified man looks at a truck that was crushed by a falling tree in Fort Walton Beach, Florida on Wednesday, June 21, 2017. This Florida panhandle community was hit by a wave of severe weather Wednesday morning as Tropical Storm Cindy churns throug

Boy killed by log in surf as tropical storm churns in Gulf

A boy on an Alabama beach was struck and killed by a log washed ashore by storm surge from Tropical Storm Cindy, which spun bands of severe weather ashore from the Florida panhandle to east Texas as it churned ever closer to the Gulf coast.

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