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In this photo released by the Office of the Prime Minister of New Zealand, Prime Minster Jacinda Ardern, left, and midwife Libby, no surname given, pose with Ardern's newborn daughter at the Auckland City Hospital in Auckland, New Zealand Friday, June 22, 2018. Ardern on Thursday became just the second elected world leader to give birth while holding office. (Office of the Prime Minister of New Zealand via AP)
June 22, 2018 - 2:06 am
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern was regaining her strength with macaroni and cheese on Friday and planned to spend at least one more night in an Auckland public hospital with her newborn girl. Ardern on Thursday became just the second elected world leader...
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A screen shows a failure message saying a post could not be sent because "the content contains information that violates relevant laws and regulations" on Sina Weibo next to a smaller computer screen showing a "Last Week Tonight" HBO show's host John Oliver with a photo of Chinese President Xi Jinping and Winnie the Pooh, in Beijing, Friday, June 22, 2018. The popular Chinese social media site is blocking users from posting about the show and its HBO host Oliver after the news satire program aired a segment this week making fun of Xi. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
June 22, 2018 - 1:12 am
BEIJING (AP) — A popular Chinese social media site is censoring discussion of "Last Week Tonight" and its HBO host John Oliver after he mocked Chinese President Xi Jinping, his apparent sensitivity about being compared to Winnie the Pooh and his country's crackdown on human rights. Attempts to send...
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South Korean Red Cross President Park Kyung-seo, right, speaks before leaving for Diamond Mountain resort in North Korea to attend South and North Korea meeting to discuss resuming reunions of separated families, at the customs, immigration and quarantine (CIQ) office in Goseong, South Korea, Friday, June 22, 2018. (Korea Pool/Newsis via AP)
June 21, 2018 - 10:01 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North and South Korean officials are meeting for the first time in three years to arrange reunions between families divided by the 1950-53 Korean War. Friday's meeting at the North's Diamond Mountain resort comes as the rivals take reconciliation steps amid a diplomatic...
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Greek Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos, right, speaks with European Commissioner for Economic and Financial Affairs Pierre Moscovici, center, and German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz during a meeting of eurogroup finance ministers at EU headquarters in Luxembourg on Thursday, June 21, 2018. Eurozone nations are working on the final elements of a plan to get Greece successfully out of its eight-year bailout program and keep its massive debt burden manageable. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)
June 21, 2018 - 8:59 pm
LUXEMBOURG (AP) — Eurozone nations agreed on the final elements of a plan to get Greece out of its eight-year bailout program and make its massive debt more manageable. The finance ministers of the 19 nations took daylong talks into Friday morning and reached a surprisingly hard-fought compromise...
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June 21, 2018 - 8:42 pm
YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — A social media account run by the office of Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi quotes her as saying that "hate narratives from outside the country" have fueled tensions between Muslim Rohingya and Buddhist Rakhine communities in the country's west. The Facebook page of the State...
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Argentina's Lionel Messi reacts after the third goal of Croatia during the group D match between Argentina and Croatia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in Nizhny Novgorod Stadium in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia, Thursday, June 21, 2018. Croatia won 3-0. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)
June 21, 2018 - 6:37 pm
NIZHNY NOVGOROD, Russia (AP) — Lionel Messi's frustrating international career may be coming to an early and anti-climactic finish after Argentina's worst loss in World Cup group play in 60 years. With Diego Maradona watching from the stands, the 2014 runners-up were routed by Croatia 3-0 Thursday...
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From left, Saudi Arabia Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, FIFA President Gianni Infantino, and Russian President Vladimir Putin watch the match between Russia and Saudi Arabia which opens the 2018 soccer World Cup at the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow, Russia, Thursday, June 14, 2018. (Alexei Druzhinin, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP)
June 21, 2018 - 5:38 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — Saudi Arabia's sports minister has criticized the president of European soccer on Twitter in an escalating dispute over Qatar-owned sports broadcasting rights. World Cup and Champions League TV rights for the Middle East are a proxy battleground in a year-old, Saudi-led boycott of...
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June 21, 2018 - 1:58 pm
MILAN (AP) — Italy's hard-line interior minister on Thursday refused port to a Dutch-flagged rescue boat with 224 migrants on board, a week after turning away another foreign ship, the Aquarius, carrying 630 migrants. Matteo Salvini said the ship operated by the German aid group Mission Lifeline...
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Pope Francis is welcomed by Swiss president Alain Berset, after his arrival in Geneva, Switzerland, Thursday, June 21, 2018. Pope Francis Francis arrived for a one-day visit to promote his view that Christians, whatever their theological differences, can join forces to work for peace and justice in the world. (Peter Klaunzer/pool photo via AP)
June 21, 2018 - 11:56 am
GENEVA (AP) — Pope Francis journeyed Thursday to the well-heeled city of Geneva to encourage all Christians, despite their differences, to unite in efforts to foster justice and fight poverty while the rich grow "ever more wealthy." The pontiff's day-long trip to the lakeside Swiss city that...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, June 6, 2018 file photo, Israel's Prime Minister's wife Sara Netanyahu arrives for the meeting with French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire at Bercy Economy Ministry, in Paris, France. Israeli prosecutors have charged Sara Netanyahu, the prime minister's wife, with a series of crimes including fraud and breach of trust. The Justice Ministry said in a statement on Thursday, June 21, 2018, that Sara Netanyahu stands accused of misusing public funds by fraudulently ordering hundreds of meals to the prime minister's official residence worth over $100,000 while falsely stating there were no cooks on staff. (AP Photo/Francois Mori, File)
June 21, 2018 - 11:13 am
JERUSALEM (AP) — The wife of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was charged Thursday with misusing some $100,000 in public funds to order lavish meals from celebrity chefs, dealing an embarrassing blow to the country's first family and drawing fresh attention to a series of separate corruption...
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