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U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar, left, D-Minn., holds a Medicare for All town hall with Rep. Pramila Jayapal, right, D-Wash., and other state lawmakers, Thursday, July 18, 2019, in Minneapolis. (Richard Tsong-Taatarii/Star Tribune via AP)
In reversal, Trump disavows criticism of chanting crowdPresident Donald Trump is reversing his previous criticisms of a North Carolina campaign crowd that chanted "send her back" about a Somali-born congresswoman
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A British-flagged oil tanker Stena Impero which was seized by the Iran's Revolutionary Guard on Friday is photographed in the Iranian port of Bandar Abbas, Saturday, July 20, 2019. The chairman of Britain's House of Commons Foreign Affairs Committee says military action to free the oil tanker seized by Iran would not be a good choice. Tom Tugendhat said Saturday it would be "extremely unwise" to seek a military solution to the escalating crisis, especially because the vessel has apparently been taken to a well-protected port. (Tasnim News Agency/via AP)
Iran says its seizure of British ship a 'reciprocal' moveA powerful council in Iran says the country's seizure of a British oil tanker was in response to Britain's role in impounding an Iranian supertanker two weeks earlier
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FILE - In this July 15, 2019, file photo, Democratic presidential candidate John Hickenlooper speaks during a presidential candidates forum in Des Moines, Iowa. Plagued by anemic polling and fundraising, many 2020 Democratic presidential campaigns have fallen into a spiral of perceived struggles that become increasingly self-fulfilling. That includes New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand’s championing of women’s rights, Washington Gov. Jay Inslee’s focus on climate change and Hickenlooper’s pitch as a principled moderate. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File)
Campaigning from behind: Lower-tier 2020ers seek comebackPlagued by anemic polling and underwhelming fundraising, many 2020 Democratic presidential campaigns have fallen into a spiral of perceived struggles that becomes increasingly self-fulfilling the longer it continues
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A soldier trims the graves of soldiers killed in the 1974 Turkish invasion of Cyprus, in the Tymvos Macedonitissas military cemetery during the 45th anniversary in the divided capital of Nicosia, Cyprus, Friday, July 19, 2019. Some thousands of Greek and Cypriot soldiers were killed in 1974 during the Turkish invasion on July 20, 1974 and subsequent occupation of the northern part of the island of Cyprus. (AP Photo/Petros Karadjias)
Turkey steps up drilling activities around CyprusTurkey's vice president says his country is stepping up a search for hydrocarbons off ethnically split Cyprus with the dispatching of a survey vessel to join two drillships and another research craft operating in waters around the island.
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The Latest: Germany condemns Iran's seizure of British shipsGermany says Iran's seizure of a British oil tanker and the brief detention of another is an "unjustifiable intrusion" on shipping through a key Persian Gulf route that is increasing tensions in the region
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Trump Shifts Tone, Calls Rally Crowd 'Patriots'Earlier this week, President Trump criticized some of his own supporters for breaking out in a "send her back!" chant at a North Carolina rally. On Friday, however, the president shifted tone and said the crowd was made up of "incredible patriots," reports USA Today . Trump spoke with reporters after...
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Serbia's president says Kosovo PM's resignation is a 'trick'Serbia's president has described as a "political trick" the decision by Kosovo's prime minister to step down over a call for questioning by a Hague-based court investigating crimes against ethnic Serbs during and after the country's 1998-99 war
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Milan magistrate Borrelli, led '90s kickback probes, diesFrancesco Saverio Borrelli, the Milan prosecutor who led the '90s corruption probes which toppled Italy's political class, has died, at 89.
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Meghan McCain Writes of Endless Love for Child She LostFor a few weeks, Meghan McCain kept quiet on a "horrendous experience" she had suffered. No more. In a piece for the New York Times , the View co-host goes public with the news that after learning "many months ago" that she was pregnant, she recently suffered a miscarriage, learning of...
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Hong Kong police seize explosives ahead of weekend protestsPolice in Hong Kong have raided a homemade-explosives manufacturing lab ahead of another weekend of protests in the semi-autonomous Chinese city
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FILE - In this file photo dated Tuesday, July 2, 2019, Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez speaks during a media conference during an EU summit in Brussels.  It is announced Friday July 19, 2019, that Sanchez is ready to create a coalition government with the United We Can party, so long as its leader, Pablo Iglesias, is not part of the future Cabinet. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo, FILE)
Spain's Socialists 'convinced' new government deal is nearThe No. 2 for Spain's Socialist Party says she is optimistic that caretaker Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez will be able to strike a last-minute deal with the far-left United We Can party to form a coalition government before next week's confidence vote
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