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FILE - In this Sept. 14, 2017 file photo, a Rohingya man carries two children to shore in Shah Porir Dwip, Bangladesh, after they arrived on a boat from Myanmar. The U.N. refugee agency says nearly 69 million people who have fled war, violence and persecution were forcibly displaced last year, a new record for the fifth straight year. The U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees said Tuesday, June 19, 2018 that continued crises in places like South Sudan and Congo, as well as the exodus of Muslim Rohingya from Myanmar starting last year, raised the overall figure of forced displacements in 2017 to 68.5 million. (AP Photo/Dar Yasin, File)
UN refugee agency: Record 68.5 million displaced in 2017The U.N. refugee agency says nearly 69 million people who have fled war, violence and persecution were forcibly displaced last year, a new record for the fifth straight year
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A gay and lesbian rights activist dances during the annual Gay Pride parade, protected by riot police in Kiev, Ukraine, Sunday, June 17, 2018. Several thousand supporters of gay pride have held a march in Ukrainian capital that lasted about 20 minutes despite opponents attempts to block them. (AP Photo/Evgeniy Maloletka)
Young to Vatican: Let's talk about gay and gender issuesYoung people have told the Vatican in a survey they want the church to concretely discuss gay and gender issues
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This still image taken from video provided by Arab 24 shows Saudi-led forces gathering to retake the international airport of Yemen's rebel-held port city of Hodeida from the Shiite Houthi rebels Saturday, June 16, 2018.  With battles raging at the southern side of al-Hodeida International Airport, the military of Yemen's exiled government said it had entirely seized the facility, and that engineers were working to clear mines from nearby areas just south of the city of some 600,000 people on the Red Sea.  (Arab 24 via AP)
The Latest: UN relocates aid in Yemen, fearing accessUN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs says heavy fighting poses danger to the warehouses used for humanitarian aid located in Yemen's port city of Hodeida
The Associated Press20 minutes ago
Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May leaves 10 Downing Street to attend the weekly session of PMQs at parliament in London, Wednesday, June 13, 2018. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
UK prosecutors: IS follower plotted Downing Street bombingUK prosecutors say an Islamic State follower plotted a suicide bombing targeting British Prime Minister Theresa May at her Downing Street office
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FILE - In this June 11, 2018 file photo, Billy Caldwell sits with his mother Charlotte. Former British Foreign Secretary William Hague called Tuesday, June 19 for the government to take steps toward legalizing marijuana. Hague changed his public stance on cannabis policy days after the government relented and allowed a 12-year-old epileptic boy to receive cannabis oil treatment that his mother said was needed to prevent life-threatening seizures. Home Secretary Sajid Javid said he was convinced after talking to clinicians that the boy, Billy Caldwell, faced a medical crisis.(Stefan Rousseau/PA via AP, File)
Former UK foreign minister Hague calls for legalizing potFormer British Foreign Secretary William Hague is calling for the government to take steps toward legalizing marijuana use
The Associated Press26 minutes ago
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg addresses a news conference after a meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel at the chancellery in Berlin, Friday, June 15, 2018. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
NATO's chief appeals for unity amid trans-Atlantic rowNATO's chief is urging the 29 member countries to set aside a festering trans-Atlantic row over trade, climate and the Iran nuclear deal, amid concern the tensions will undermine the military alliance
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French president Emmanuel Macron attends a joint press conference with Italian Premier Giuseppe Conte during their meeting at the Elysee Palace in Paris, France, Friday, June 15, 2018. French President Emmanuel Macron and new Italian Premier Giuseppe Conte meet Friday amid tensions between the two countries over migration. (AP Photo/Francois Mori, pool)
France's Macron admonishes teenager; video goes viralA video of French President Emmanuel Macron strongly admonishing a teenager who called him by a nickname is going viral on social media
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People bicycle past a giant TV screen broadcasting the meeting of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and Chinese President Xi Jinping during a welcome ceremony at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, Tuesday, June 19, 2018. Kim is making a two-day visit to Beijing starting Tuesday and is expected to discuss with Chinese leaders his next steps after his nuclear summit with U.S. President Donald Trump last week. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
North Korea's Kim meets with Chinese President Xi in BeijingNorth Korean leader Kim Jong Un met with Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday at the start of a two-day visit at which he's expected to discuss his next steps after last week's nuclear summit with U.S. President Donald Trump
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In this Sunday, June 17, 2018 photo, fire fighters continue to work at the scene after a fire at the Glasgow School of Art (GSA) in the historic Mackintosh Building in Glasgow, Scotland. The leader of Glasgow City Council says the remains of the city's fire-ravaged art school appear to be structurally solid and it's hopped the facade of the world-renowned building can be saved. The art school's Mackintosh Building was ravaged by fire Friday, for the second time in four years. (Andrew Milligan/PA via AP)
Fire-hit Glasgow art school landmark may be partially savedThe head of Glasgow City Council says the remains of the city's fire-ravaged art school appear to be structurally solid and it's hoped the facade of the world-renowned building can be saved
The Associated Press46 minutes ago
UN Secretary-General António Guterres attends the annual Oslo Forum, a two day meeting hosted by  Norway's Minister of Foreign Affairs Ine Eriksen Soreide, background, in Losby, Norway, Tuesday, June 19, 2018. (Ole Berg-Rusten/NTB Scanpix via AP)
UN chief: Highest number of conflicts globally in 30 yearsThe U.N. secretary-general says the number of countries involved in "violent conflicts" is the highest in 30 years, while the number of people killed in conflicts has risen tenfold since 2005
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Politicians including Britain's Home Secretary Sajid Javid, centre and Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn, third right join member of the police outside Islington Town Hall after attending a service to mark the one-year anniversary of the Finsbury Park attack, in London, Tuesday June 19, 2018. Survivors of an attack near a London mosque are set to gather for a moment of silence to remember the victim and others hurt when a man drove his van into a crowd leaving evening prayers during Ramadan. The minute's silence will be held in memory of father-of-six Makram Ali, and for a dozen other people injured a year ago Tuesday. (Dominic Lipinski/PA via AP)
Moment of silence held for attack near London mosqueGrieving family members joined community leaders for a moment of silence in London, remembering a man who died and a dozen others who were injured when a jobless man drove his van into a crowd leaving evening prayers during Ramadan last year
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FILE- In this Oct. 24, 2017 file photo, released by Saudi Press Agency, SPA, Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman speaks at the Future Investment Initiative Conference, where he promised to return the ultraconservative kingdom to a more "moderate" Islam, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Saudi King Salman sacked the head of the country’s entertainment authority late Monday, June 18, 2018, after religiously-conservative citizens took to social media to denounce a Russian circus show that showed female performers in tightly-fitted attire.  (Saudi Press Agency via AP, File)
Saudi entertainment chief sacked after conservative backlashSaudi King Salman has sacked the head of the country's entertainment authority after religiously-conservative citizens took to social media to denounce a Russian circus show that showed female performers in tightly-fitted attire
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