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FILE - In this April 12, 2018, file photo released by Xinhua News Agency, Chinese President Xi Jinping, center in green military uniform, poses with soldiers on a navy ship for a photo after he reviewed the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) Navy fleet in the South China Sea. U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, who has accused China of "intimidation and coercion" in the South China Sea, is visiting Beijing as the countries increasingly spar over U.S. arms sales to Taiwan and Beijing's expanding military presence overseas. (Li Gang/Xinhua via AP, File)
Mattis to visit China as Taiwan, S. China Sea tensions riseU.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is visiting Beijing this week against the background of growing tensions over Taiwan, China's militarization of South China Sea and expanding overseas presence of the People's Liberation Army
The Associated Press13 minutes ago
In this photo released by New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern on Instagram, Thursday, June 21, 2018, Ardern and her partner Clarke Gayford pose with their newborn daughter at the Auckland City Hospital, Thursday, June 21, 2018, in Auckland, New Zealand. (Jacinda Ardern via AP)
New Zealand leader names daughter Neve, leaves hospitalNew Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and her partner Clarke Gayford have named their baby daughter Neve and say they want her to grow up in a world in which she can make choices about her family and career based on what she wants
The Associated Press40 minutes ago
FILE - In this July 31, 2014, file photo, an artificial turf soccer field sits in the middle of the Karnes County Residential Center in Karnes City, Texas. The immigration detention facility has been retooled to house adults with children who have been apprehended at the border. The Trump administration is calling for the expanded use of family detention for immigrant parents and children who are stopped along U.S.-Mexico border, a move described by advocates as a cruel and ineffective attempt to deter families from coming to the United States. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)
Administration seeks to expand immigrant family detentionTrump administration seeks to expand family detention for immigrants stopped along border
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Hessah al-Ajaji drivers her car down the capital's busy Tahlia Street after midnight for the first time in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Sunday, June 24, 2018. Saudi women are in the driver's seat for the first time in their country and steering their way through busy city streets just minutes after the world's last remaining ban on women driving was lifted on Sunday. (AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty)
Saudi women are now driving as longstanding ban endsSaudi women are in the driver's seat for the first time in their country and steering their way through busy city streets just minutes after the world's last remaining ban on women driving was lifted
The Associated Press2 hours ago
In this June 22, 2018 photo, women and their children enjoy the entertainment at a road safety event for female drivers launched at the Riyadh Park Mall in Saudi Arabia. (AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty)
As driving ban lifted, Saudi women in crosshairs of changeSaudi women in the crosshairs of progress and patriarchy as they prepare to drive for the first time
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Thousands of soccer fans and Gay Pride revelers converge on Mexico City’s Angel of Independence on Reforma Avenue, Saturday, June 23, 2018. Soccer fans were celebrating Mexico’s victory over Korea in today’s World Cup soccer match as they met the massive Gay Pride Parade marching towards down town Mexico City. (AP Photo/Christian Palma)
Mexican soccer fans and pride marchers mingle in celebrationSoccer fans converged around Mexico's Angel of Independence monument to celebrate the national team's second win in the World Cup, mingling with an annual gay pride parade in a country that has been reprimanded for homophobic slurs during soccer matches.
The Associated Press3 hours ago
A model wears a creation as part of Hermes Men's Spring-Summer 2019 fashion collection presented in Paris, Saturday June 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
Stars flock to the Dior debut of Kim Jones at Paris menswearIn a week marked by big debuts, it was designer Kim Jones' turn at Dior Men in Paris
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Egypt officer who thought to break Israeli Bar Lev line diesEgypt's state-owned media says the army officer credited with the idea to destroy the Bar Lev line on the Suez Canal's eastern bank during the 1973 Arab Israeli war has died
The Associated Press5 hours ago
IS demands release of Iraq women prisoners in hostage videoThe Islamic State group has released a hostage video demanding the release of all Sunni women prisoners from Iraqi jails
The Associated Press6 hours ago
FILE - In this file photo dated Thursday, April 19, 2018, Romania's President Klaus Iohannis reacts during a meeting with Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni, in Bucharest, Romania. Romania’s president says he will seek a new term in office, pledging to fight corruption after the leader of the ruling Social Democratic Party was convicted for abuse of power in office. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda, File)
Romanian president to seek new term, backs corruption fightRomania's president says he will seek a new term, pledging to fight corruption after the leader of the ruling Social Democratic Party was convicted for abuse in office
The Associated Press6 hours ago
Ethiopians rally in solidarity with Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed in Meskel Square in the capital, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on Saturday, June 23, 2018. A deadly explosion struck the huge rally for Ethiopia's reformist new prime minister on Saturday shortly after he spoke and was waving to the crowd that had turned out in numbers unseen in recent years in the East African nation. (AP Photo/Mulugeta Ayene)
1 dead after attack at huge rally for Ethiopia's new PM1 dead after blast at huge Ethiopia rally for reformist new PM; 'well-orchestrated attack'
The Associated Press7 hours ago
Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini talks with journalists on the occasion of the visit in the 'villa' confiscated at Mafia's Casamonica family in Rome, Tuesday,  June 21, 2018. Italy's hardline migrant policy is in the spotlight after its new government turned away a rescue boat, a pointed signal that the country has had enough of coping with the migrant influx to European shores. Interior Minister Matteo Salvini has quickly proclaimed his next urgent mission: kicking out huge numbers of migrants already here. (Massimo Percossi/ANSA via AP)
Debate over migrants divides EU; Mini-summit seeks solutionsWith another migrant rescue ship stranded in the Mediterranean and refused a port of entry, European Union leaders will try to find common ground for tackling a growing political crisis
The Associated Press7 hours ago
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