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Police and forensic officers work during a house search in the Molenbeek district of Brussels on Wednesday, June 21, 2017. Belgian authorities said they foiled a "terror attack" when soldiers shot a suspect in the heart of Brussels after a small explosion at a busy train station Tuesday on a night that continued a week of attacks in the capitals of Europe. (AP Photo/Francois Walschaerts)
June 22, 2017 - 5:12 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — Belgian authorities said Thursday that police detained four people in a series of raids in Brussels linked to the failed bombing at a rail station this week by a man shouting "Allahu akbar." The federal prosecutor's office said that the four were picked up during searches in the...
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France's President Emmanuel Macron, left, and his wife Brigitte Macron awaiting Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos and his wife Maria Clemencia Rodriguez for a dinner at the Elysee Palace in Paris, France, Wednesday, June 21, 2017. Nobel Peace Prize winner and Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos starts a three-day visit to Paris for talks on cooperation. (Christophe Petit Tesson/Pool Photo via AP)
June 22, 2017 - 4:41 am
PARIS (AP) — President Emmanuel Macron says France is no longer pushing for the departure of Syrian President Bashar Assad, a shift in French policy throughout the Syrian war. Macron said in an interview with eight European newspapers published on Thursday that he wants to work more closely with...
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France's President Emmanuel Macron arrives to welcome Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed al-Nahayan, prior to a meeting, at the Elysee Palace, in Paris, Wednesday, June 21, 2017. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
June 22, 2017 - 4:38 am
PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron's new government is presenting a security bill to beef up police powers amid sustained extremist threats to Europe. Macron insists the bill being discussed in Thursday's Cabinet meeting won't infringe on freedoms, but rights groups fear France is...
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This image provided by U.S. CENTCOM shows al-Nuri mosque destroyed by the Islamic State group, in Mosul, Iraq, Wednesday, June 21, 2017. The Islamic State group destroyed the mosque and its iconic leaning minaret known as al-Hadba when fighters detonated explosives inside the structures Wednesday night, Iraq's Ministry of Defense said. Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi tweeted early Thursday, June 22, 2017 that the destruction was an admission by the militants that they are losing the fight for Iraq's second-largest city. (U.S. CENTCOM via AP)
June 22, 2017 - 4:37 am
IRBIL, Iraq (AP) — The Islamic State group destroyed Mosul's 12th century al-Nuri mosque and its iconic leaning minaret known as al-Hadba, when fighters detonated explosives inside the structures on Wednesday night, Iraq's Ministry of Defense said. Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi tweeted early...
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Demonstrators hold a banner demanding justice for the victims of the recent deadly apartment block fire at Grenfell Tower, as they march towards parliament in central London Wednesday June 21, 2017. The mass "Day of Rage" demonstration is timed to coincide with the state opening of parliament Wednesday. (AP Photo / Matt Dunham)
June 22, 2017 - 4:31 am
LONDON (AP) — The local administrator in the west London community devastated by a high-rise apartment fire has resigned after government officials criticized the speed of the response to the devastating blaze that killed at least 79 people. Nicholas Holgate, chief executive of the Kensington and...
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A police officer patrols outside the prime ministers office in Brussels on Wednesday, June 21, 2017. Belgian authorities said they foiled a "terror attack" when soldiers shot a suspect in the heart of Brussels after a small explosion at a busy train station Tuesday on a night that continued a week of attacks in the capitals of Europe. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)
June 22, 2017 - 4:27 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — Belgian authorities say police have detained four people in a series of raids in Brussels linked to the failed bombing at a rail station this week. The federal prosecutor's office said Thursday that the four were picked up during searches in the Molenbeek neighborhood, where many...
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In this image from video, competitors take part in the raft race at the Formula 1 Canadian Grand Prix in Montreal on June 10, 2017. Just hours before strapping rock star drivers into multimillion-dollar cars traveling at more than 200 mph, team crews--and executives--traded their firesuits for life preservers in a beer-soaked beach party on the erstwhile Olympic rowing venue next to the Circuit Giles Villeneuve. (AP Photo/Jimmy Golen)
June 22, 2017 - 2:34 am
MONTREAL (AP) — It's time to put the fun back in F1. Formula One's new owners are hoping to dial down some of the intensity of the high-power and high-pressure racing circuit this season, swapping the paddock for paddling at the Canadian Grand Prix this month with the return of the Great Montreal...
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In this Saturday, June 17, 2017, photo, the damaged Philippine-registered container ship ACX Crystal, right, cruises past another container ship off Yokosuka, south of Tokyo, after colliding with the USS Fitzgerald off Japan earlier in the day, that killed seven U.S. sailors. The site of a fatal collision between the two vessels off Japan’s coast is notorious for congested sea traffic, particularly during the night when merchant ships are trying to reach Tokyo’s port by daybreak. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
June 21, 2017 - 10:13 pm
TOKYO (AP) — The site of a fatal collision between a U.S. Navy destroyer and a container ship off Japan's coast is notorious for congested sea traffic, particularly during the night when merchant ships are trying to reach Tokyo's port by daybreak. The USS Fitzgerald and the ACX Crystal collided...
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June 21, 2017 - 9:54 pm
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — India's population is expected to surpass China's in about seven years and Nigeria is projected to overtake the United States and become the third most populous country in the world shortly before 2050, a U.N. report said Wednesday. The report by the Department of Economic and...
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FILE - In this Monday, June 8, 2009 file photo, residents walk past the crooked minaret in a busy market area in Mosul, Iraq. Iraq’s ministry of defense says Islamic State militants destroyed the al-Nuri mosque in Mosul and the adjacent iconic leaning minaret when fighters detonated explosives inside the structures late Wednesday night on June 21, 2017. (AP Photo/Maya Alleruzzo, File)
June 21, 2017 - 4:20 pm
IRBIL, Iraq (AP) — The Islamic State group destroyed Mosul's al-Nuri mosque and its iconic leaning minaret known as al-Hadba late Wednesday night when fighters detonated explosives inside the structures, according to Iraq's Ministry of Defense. The mosque — also known as Mosul's Great Mosque — is...
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