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Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson, right, reaches out to shakes hands with President of the European Council Donald Tusk before a meeting on the side of the G-7 summit in Biarritz, France Sunday, Aug. 25, 2019. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
The Latest: Iran's top diplomat makes surprise visit to G-7Iran's Foreign Ministry spokesman says the Islamic Republic's top diplomat has landed at the French city hosting the G-7 leaders' summit, though he won't be negotiating nor meeting with U.S. officials while there
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Thousands of demonstrators march in the rain in Hong Kong, Sunday, Aug. 25, 2019. Umbrella-carrying protesters took to the streets in the rain Sunday in Hong Kong's latest pro-democracy demonstration, one day after the return of clashes with police who used tear gas to disperse them. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
The Latest: HK police draw guns as protesters chase themHong Kong police officers have pulled their guns and reportedly shot a warning shot after they were attacked by protesters with sticks and rods
The Associated Press29 minutes ago
In this photo provided by South Korea's Navy, South Korean Navy's Aegis destroyer, King Sejong the Great, sails during the drill near the islets called Dokdo in Korean and Takeshima in Japanese, Sunday, Aug. 25, 2019. In a development that could possibly further complicate ties between Seoul and Tokyo, South Korea's navy on Sunday began two-day exercises on and around a group of islets controlled by South Korea but also claimed by Japan. (South Korea's Navy via AP)
North Korea tests new 'super-large' rocket launcherNorth Korea says leader Kim Jong Un has supervised the test-firing of "newly developed super-large multiple rocket launcher"
The Associated Press45 minutes ago
Helicopter, small plane crash in Spain's Mallorca; 5 deadAuthorities in Mallorca say at least 5 people have died in a collision between helicopter and light plane on the Spanish island
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Police clear Barcelona beach amid report of explosive deviceAuthorities in Barcelona say they have evacuated one of the Spanish city's popular beaches after reports of a possible explosive device there
The Associated Press56 minutes ago
The Spanish Navy's vessel Audaz, is seen in the port of Lampedusa, Italy, Saturday, Aug. 24, 2019. The Spanish ship will take charge of 15 of the migrants rescued by Spanish NGO Open Arms' ship. (Elio Desiderio/ANSA via AP)
The Latest: 30 migrants found in truck in North MacedoniaPolice in North Macedonia say a patrol has discovered 30 migrants in an abandoned truck parked on a local road in the southeast of the country
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A man stands inside a damaged media office in a stronghold of the Lebanese Hezbollah group, in a southern suburb of Beirut, Lebanon, Sunday, Aug. 25, 2019. Two Israeli drones crashed in a Hezbollah stronghold in the Lebanese capital overnight without the militants firing on them, a spokesman for the group said Sunday, saying the first fell on the roof of a building housing Hezbollah's media office while the second landed in a plot behind it. (AP Photo/Bilal Hussein)
2 Israeli drones crash over Beirut, Hezbollah denies firingHezbollah says two Israeli drones crashed in the Lebanese capital overnight without the militants firing on them, hours after Israel said it struck Iranian targets in neighboring Syria to foil an imminent attack
The Associated Press1 hour ago
In this Saturday, Aug. 24, 2019 photo shows a wildfire burns a forrest near Pythagorio town on the eastern Greek island of Samos. Authorities evacuated two hotels and house the customers in an arena in the town of Pythagorio. Hot, dry weather and high winds helped fuel a total of 68 wildfires across Greece Saturday and the situation will remain dangerous Sunday. (AP Photo/Michael Svarnias)
Wildfires burning across Greece; 2 arrested for arsonGreece's fire service has announced that it has arrested two people in southern Greece suspected of starting fires, one of them, three times
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Fire consumes an area near Jaci Parana, state of Rondonia, Brazil, Saturday, Aug. 24, 2019. Brazil says military aircraft and 44,000 troops will be available to fight fires sweeping through parts of the Amazon region. The defense and environment ministers have outlined plans to battle the blazes that have prompted an international outcry as well as demonstrations in Brazil against President Jair Bolsonaro's handling of the environmental crisis. (AP Photo/Eraldo Peres)
Pope, urging prayers, says Amazon forest vital for our EarthPope Francis says the Amazon forest is vital for our Earth and is urging prayers that fires there are quickly controlled
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Extinction bites: countries agree to protect sharks and raysCountries have agreed to protect more than a dozen shark species at risk of extinction, in a move aimed at conserving some of the ocean's most awe-inspiring creatures who have themselves become prey to commercial fishing
The Associated Press3 minutes ago
People carrying umbrellas march past police officers in the rain as they take part in a rally to support the Hong Kong's Police at Edinburgh Place in Hong Kong, Sunday, Aug. 25, 2019. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)
Hong Kong police fire tear gas, roll out water cannon trucksPolice are skirmishing with protesters in Hong Kong for a second straight day following a pro-democracy march in an outlying district
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - In this Aug. 26, 2014, file photo, Placido Domingo speaks at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in Los Angeles. LA Opera has named former United States Attorney Debra Wong Yang on Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2019, to lead an ‘independent investigation’ into allegations of sexual harassment against Domingo. The investigation into Domingo’s behavior follows an Associated Press report detailing multiple accusations against the opera star. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, File)
Plácido Domingo to perform for first time since accusationsPlácido Domingo returns to stage at the Salzburg Festival in his first appearance since nine women accused him of sexual harassment in a report by the Associated Press
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