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Officers from the Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources prepare to arrest protesters, many of them elderly, who are blocking a road to prevent construction of a giant telescope on land that some Native Hawaiians consider sacred, on Mauna Kea on the Big Island of Hawaii Wednesday, July 17, 2019. Police were taking away about 30 elders, who were prepared to be arrested. Protest leader Kealoha Pisciotta says hundreds of protesters moved aside to allow the elders to be taken away. (Cindy Ellen Russell/Honolulu Star-Advertiser via AP)
Hawaii expands power to block telescope protestersThousands of protesters have joined a swelling effort to stop construction of a telescope they've spent years trying to keep off a mountain sacred to some Native Hawaiians
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Smoke billows from a three-story building of Kyoto Animation in a fire in Kyoto, western Japan, Thursday, July 18, 2019. Kyoto prefectural police said the fire broke out Thursday morning after a man burst into it and spread unidentified liquid and put fire. (Kyodo News via AP)
Suspected arson in Japan animation studio kills 1, 35 hurtJapanese authorities say a man burst into a famous animation production studio in Kyoto and started a fire, leaving at least one dead and 35 others injured, some critically
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Fans stand for a moment of silence dedicated to Boston Red Sox great Elijah "Pumpsie" Green, the team's first black player who passed away earlier in the day, prior to a baseball game between the Boston Red Sox and Toronto Blue Jays at Fenway Park in Boston, Wednesday, July 17, 2019. Green brought baseball's segregation era to an end of sorts when he took the field for the Red Sox against the Chicago White Sox on July 21, 1959, more than a dozen years after Jackie Robinson broke baseball's color barrier with the Brooklyn Dodgers. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
Pumpsie Green, 1st black player on Boston Red Sox, diesElijah "Pumpsie" Green, the first black player on the Boston Red Sox, has died
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FILE - In this Jan. 27, 1981, file photo Bruce Laingen steps from the first of four planes carrying the freed Iranian hostages from West Point, N.Y., to their official welcome in Washington. Laingen, the top American diplomat at the U.S. Embassy in Tehran when it was overrun by Iranian protesters in 1979 and one of 52 Americans held hostage for more than a year, has died at age 96. He died July 15, 2019, according to his son. (AP Photo)
L. Bruce Laingen, top US diplomat held in Iran, dies at 96L. Bruce Laingen, the top American diplomat at the U.S. Embassy in Tehran when it was overrun by Iranian protesters in 1979, dies at 96
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Milwaukee Brewers' Keston Hiura hits an RBI double during the sixth inning of a baseball game against the Atlanta Braves Wednesday, July 17, 2019, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
Brewers hang on for 5-4 win over BravesJosh Hader struck out Ozzie Albies with two outs in the ninth to preserve the Milwaukee Brewers' 5-4 win over the Atlanta Braves.
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This July 17, 1969 photo made available by NASA shows the Earth as the Apollo 11 mission travels towards the moon. It’s estimated that about 600 million people around the world watched as Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin landed on the moon in 1969. (NASA via AP)
Memories of watching Apollo 11: 'You could hear a pin drop'People around the world remember watching Apollo 11 moon landing in 'total awe'
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A lone Comic-Con attendee searches through stacks of comic books on the convention floor during Preview Night at the 2019 Comic-Con International: San Diego, Wednesday, July 17, 2019, in San Diego, Calif. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
Fans descend on San Diego for the 50th Comic-ConFans descend on San Diego for the 50th Comic-Con, which kicked off Wednesday with the first chance for exclusive merchandise and new footage from 'It: Chapter Two'
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Hawaii Gov. David Ige speaks at a news conference in Honolulu on Wednesday, July 17, 2019, about issuing an emergency proclamation in response to protesters blocking a road to prevent the construction of a giant telescope. Thousands of protesters joined a swelling effort to stop construction of a telescope they have long tried to keep off a mountain considered sacred to some Native Hawaiians, blocking a road to Hawaii's highest peak and prompting the arrest of a group of elderly demonstrators. (AP Photo/Audrey McAvoy)
Hawaii protesters press on to stop telescope, face arrestThousands of protesters have joined a swelling effort to stop construction of a telescope they've spent years trying to keep off a mountain sacred to some Native Hawaiians
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President Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally at Williams Arena in Greenville, N.C., Wednesday, July 17, 2019. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
Trump leaning on issue of race to win a second term in 2020Trump leaning on issue of race to win a second term in 2020
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In this July 8, 2019, photo, Subaru cars are parked to wait for export at Kawasaki port, near  Tokyo. The data released by the Finance Ministry Thursday show Japan's exports declined 6.8% compared to the same month last year, while imports fell 5.2%. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
Japan exports dip as China-US trade war takes tollJapan exports dip as China-US trade war takes toll
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Migrant children sleep on a mattress on the floor of the AMAR migrant shelter in Nuevo Laredo, Mexico, Wednesday, July 17, 2019. Asylum-seekers grappled to understand what a new U.S. policy that all but eliminates refugee claims by Central Americans and many others meant for their bids to find a better life in America amid a chaos of rumors, confusion and fear. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte)
Asylum ban may further strain immigrant detention facilitiesA dramatic change to US asylum policy may put additional strain on overcrowded detention facilities
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE- In this July 1, 2019, file photo specialist Michael Gagliano, left, and trader Andrew Silverman work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Wednesday, July 17. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
Asian stocks follow Wall Street lower on trade war fearsAsian stock markets follow Wall Street lower after Trump says he could impose more tariffs on Chinese imports 'if we want'
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