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This Wednesday June 17, 2015 file photo shows Oren Hazan, a Likud party parliament member, being escorted out of the parliament hall by ushers. The Israeli lawmaker has been forced to call off a ‘non-violent’ faceoff with a Jordanian challenger after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s office ordered him to stand down. (AP Photo/Emil Salman, File) ***ISRAEL OUT***
August 02, 2017 - 2:04 pm
JERUSALEM (AP) — It had all the ingredients of a political brawl: a Jordanian and an Israeli lawmaker, both known for attention-seeking bluster, challenged each other to a showdown Wednesday on the border between their two countries. Everyone expected a fist fight — or at least a shouting match...
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The Iuventa Ship of the German NGO Jugend Rettet is docked at Lampedusa' harbor, Italy, early Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2017. The German NGO migrant rescue boat has been put under preventive seizure in a Sicilian island port as Italian authorities investigate what they suspected could be aiding “clandestine immigration.” (Elio Desiderio/ANSA via AP)
August 02, 2017 - 1:55 pm
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The Latest on asylum-seekers and refugees in Europe (all times local): 8:40 p.m. The Libyan parliament has voiced strong opposition to the planned deployment of Italian navy vessels to Libya's territorial waters to help the coast guard curb the flow of migrants. The parliament...
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August 02, 2017 - 1:38 pm
LISBON, Portugal (AP) — A light plane made an emergency landing on a packed beach near Lisbon on Wednesday afternoon, killing a 56-year-old man and an 8-year-old girl who were sunbathing, authorities said. Hundreds of sunbathers were on the popular beach at Caparica, 30 kilometers (20 miles) south...
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August 02, 2017 - 12:58 pm
LISBON, Portugal (AP) — A light plane made an emergency landing on a packed beach near Lisbon on Wednesday, killing a 50-year-old man and an 8-year-old girl who were sunbathing, Portuguese media reported. Hundreds of sunbathers were on the beach at Caparica, 30 kilometers (20 miles) south of Lisbon...
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People attend a commemoration marking the extermination of thousands of Gypsies at a Nazi concentration camp, backdropped by the photograph of a survivor, in Bucharest, Romania, Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2017. Romania's foreign ministry said young generations should be educated about "this tragic episode in European history" referring to Aug. 2, 1944 when some 3,000 Roma were exterminated in the gas chambers at Auschwitz..(AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)
August 02, 2017 - 12:47 pm
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romania on Wednesday commemorated the deaths of thousands of Roma at a Nazi concentration camp, as Holocaust survivors recalled the horrors of more than 70 years ago. Romania's foreign ministry said young generations should be educated about "this tragic episode in...
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Julio Borges, center, President of Venezuela's National Assembly speaks during a news conference prior the start of a session of Congress in Caracas, Venezuela, Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2017. Borges spoke about the voting technology company Smartmatic, after its CEO said that results of Venezuela's election for an all-powerful constituent assembly were off by at least 1 million votes. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)
August 02, 2017 - 12:24 pm
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The Latest on Venezuela's political crisis and the dispute over a rewrite of its constitution (all times local): 10:35 a.m. The president of Venezuela's opposition-controlled National Assembly says the legislature will call for an investigation into claims that the...
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Britain's Prince Philip, in his role as Captain General of the Royal Marines, talks to troops as he attends a Parade on the forecourt of Buckingham Palace, in central London, as it rains Wednesday Aug. 2, 2017. The 96-year-old husband of Britain's Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Philip made his final solo appearance to mark the finale of the Royal Marines Charity, 1664 Global Challenge. (Yui Mok / Pool via AP)
August 02, 2017 - 12:16 pm
LONDON (AP) — For over 65 years, he has been the unwavering presence alongside Britain's longest-serving monarch, the consummate consort and royal representative. On Wednesday Prince Philip, 96, made his 22,219th — and final — solo public engagement, braving heavy rain to meet Royal Marines at...
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Britain's Prince Philip, in his role as Captain General of the Royal Marines, talks to troops as he attends a Parade on the forecourt of Buckingham Palace, in central London, as it rains Wednesday Aug. 2, 2017. The 96-year-old husband of Britain's Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Philip made his final solo appearance to mark the finale of the Royal Marines Charity, 1664 Global Challenge. (Yui Mok / Pool via AP)
August 02, 2017 - 11:31 am
LONDON (AP) — For over 65 years, he has been the unwavering presence alongside Britain's longest-serving monarch, the consummate consort and royal representative. On Wednesday Prince Philip, 96, made his 22,219th — and final — solo public engagement, braving heavy rain to meet Royal Marines who...
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U.S. Vice President Mike Pence, left, shake hands with Montenegro's Prime Minister Dusko Markovic during a joint press conference in Villa Gorica in Podgorica, Montenegro on Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2017. Pence is attending the Adriatic Charter Summit in NATO's newest member - Montenegro, on Wednesday. (AP Photo/Risto Bozovic)
August 02, 2017 - 11:10 am
PODGORICA, Montenegro (AP) — The Latest on U.S. vice president's visit to Montenegro (all times local): 5 p.m. Kosovo's president says U.S. Vice President Mike Pence is pledging to help eliminate the obstacles to Kosovo becoming a full NATO member. President Hashim Thaci wrote on his Facebook page...
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FILE - This is a Sept. 9, 2007 file photo of the Mourne Mountains in Co Down, Northern Ireland, where a group of army cadets got into difficulties while training in poor weather Wednesday Aug. 2, 2017. (Paul Faith/PA, File Via AP)
August 02, 2017 - 11:05 am
LONDON (AP) — U.K. emergency officials said 63 youngsters between the ages of 12 and 17 together with 10 adults were evacuated from the Mourne Mountains in Northern Ireland after being stranded by poor weather. The UK Coast Guard said the Northern Ireland Ambulance Service began receiving reports...
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