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Indigenous protesters hold up a sign in front of Pope Francis as he celebrates mass at the National...

‘Rescind the Doctrine’ protest greets pope in Canada

Pope Francis has come face-to-face with a long-standing demand from Indigenous peoples during his Canada pilgrimage.
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Tickets to visit Machu Picchu are sold out until mid-August, Peru's Ministry of Culture says, after...
Daniela Gonzalez-Roman, Karol Suarez and Jose Armijo, CNN

Peru extends visitor capacity at Machu Picchu after tickets sold out

After Peru's Ministry of Culture announced that tickets to the country's most iconic and in-demand site, Machu Picchu, were sold out until mid-August, the government on Thursday extended the number of people who can visit there.
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FILE - President Joe Biden meets virtually with Chinese President Xi Jinping from the Roosevelt Roo...

Biden, Xi talk more than 2 hours at time of US-China tension

President Joe Biden and Chinese President Xi Jinping spoke for more than two hours on Thursday amid rising tensions between their two nations.
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MUNIR AHMED, Associated Press

Australian, Canadian climbers die on Pakistan’s K2

Officials say an Australian and a Canadian mountain climber died last week in northern Pakistan while attempting to scale K2, the world’s second-highest mountain.
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The "Lulo Rose" is still being valued to determine its approximate cost before being sold at auctio...
Kathleen Magramo

At 170 carats, this may be the largest pink diamond found in 300 years

A 170-carat pink diamond discovered in Angola may be the largest such gemstone found in 300 years, according to Australian miner Lucapa Diamond Company.
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This image from a video shows a monkey loitering around a home in Yamaguchi, Japan, Saturday, July ...
YURI KAGEYAMA, Associated Press

Japanese city alarmed by biting, clawing, attacking monkeys

People in a southwestern Japanese city have come under attack from monkeys that are trying to snatch babies, biting and clawing at flesh, and sneaking into nursery schools.
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Brittney Griner #42 of the Phoenix Mercury during the first half in Game Four of the 2021 WNBA semi...

Biden administration offers convicted Russian arms dealer in prisoner exchange for Griner, Whelan

After months of internal debate, the Biden administration has offered to exchange Viktor Bout, a convicted Russian arms trafficker serving a 25-year US prison sentence, as part of a potential deal to secure the release of two Americans held by Russia, Brittney Griner and Paul Whelan, according to people briefed on the matter.
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Ashley Moser

Idaho teens raise $50,000 to rebuild three homes destroyed by war in Ukraine

A group of four Idaho teens is heading to Ukraine to help rebuild homes destroyed in the war.
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Josh Ellis

Unruly passenger arrested after international flight diverted to SLC

Police arrested a 39-year-old United Kingdom man who's accused of being violent and unruly during an international flight that was diverted to the Salt Lake City International Airport.
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Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) holds her weekly press conference at the U.S. Capitol on J...

US military making plans in case Pelosi travels to Taiwan

U.S. officials say they have little fear China would attack Nancy Pelosi’s plane if she flies to Taiwan. But the U.S. House speaker would be entering one of the world’s hottest spots, where a mishap, misstep or misunderstanding could endanger her safety.
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Construction workers evacuate a building after a 7.1-magnitude earthquake, some 400 kilometers away...
Jessie Yeung, CNN

7.0-magnitude earthquake strikes northern Philippines

A 7.0-magnitude earthquake struck the Philippines on Tuesday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).
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JIM MORRIS, Associated Press

Gunman kills 2 in attacks targeting Canadian homeless people

Authorities say the man who targeted homeless people and fatally shot two men in Vancouver, British Columbia, was shot and killed by police.
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Pope Francis listens to indigenous drummers as he is welcomed to Canada, on July 24, 2022 in Edmont...

Pope apologizes for ‘devastating’ school abuses in Canada

Pope Francis has apologized for the Catholic Church’s cooperation with Canada’s “catastrophic” policy of Indigenous residential schools.
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David Warner, known for his villainous turns in "Titanic," "Tron" and "Time Bandits," among others,...
Scottie Andrew, CNN

David Warner, who played villains in ‘Titanic’ and ‘Tron,’ dies at 80

David Warner, an English actor who played villainous supporting characters with aplomb in films like "Titanic" and "Tron," died over the weekend. He was 80.
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Kalush Orchestra of Ukraine are named the winners during the Grand Final show of the 66th Eurovisio...
JILL LAWLESS, Associated Press

UK to host 2023 Eurovision after Ukraine ruled too risky

Organizers say next year’s Eurovision Song Contest will be staged in Britain because it is too risky to hold it in the designated host country, Ukraine.
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Demonstrators protesting rising fuel and living costs are seen in Quito, Ecuador last month. (Johan...
Stefano Pozzebon, CNN

Rise in gasoline prices threatens social stability, food security in Latin America

South American countries are bracing for an autumn of discontent, as spiking global fuel prices threaten to provoke more protests in the upcoming months.
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People lay flowers during a vigil for former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at Zojoji temple on...
Associated Press

Alleged Abe assassin to undergo mental evaluation until Nov

The alleged assassin of Japan’s former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will be detained until late November for mental evaluation so prosecutors can determine whether to formally press charges and send him to trial for murder.
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Japan's Sakurajima volcano, located on the island of Kyushu, erupted prompting evacuations in the r...
Junko Ogura and Hira Humayun, CNN

Japan’s Sakurajima volcano erupts, prompting highest alert

Japan's Sakurajima volcano, located on the island of Kyushu, erupted on Sunday, prompting evacuations in the region.
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VATICAN CITY, VATICAN - JUNE 29: Pope Francis leads the mass for the Solemnity of Saints Peter and ...

Pope Francis visiting Canada to apologize for Indigenous abuse in Catholic schools

Pope Francis departed Rome on Sunday for a week-long trip to Edmonton, Canada, where he's set to apologize for the Catholic Church's role in the abuse of Canadian Indigenous children in residential schools.
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PUSZTAMAROT, HUNGARY - JULY 07: A combine harvester transfers the wheat to trucks at the end of har...
Associated Press

Russia hits Ukraine’s Black Sea port despite grain deal

Russian missiles hit Ukraine's Black Sea port of Odesa just hours after Moscow and Kyiv signed deals to allow grain exports to resume from there. Ukraine's Foreign Ministry denounced Saturday's airstrikes as a “spit in the face” to Turkey and the United Nations, which brokered the agreements.
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FILE: DOVER, ENGLAND - MARCH 24: Long queues of lorries make their way to the Port of Dover on Marc...
JILL LAWLESS Associated Press

UK blames France as travelers face hours-long port delays

Truck drivers and Britons heading off on holiday by ferry faced hours-long waits at the port of Dover on Friday, with authorities blaming French officials for the chaos.
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MISSISSAUGA, ON - JUNE 30: Travelers wearing face masks wait to check-in at Toronto Pearson Interna...
Marnie Hunter, CNN

These airports are the world’s worst for delays and cancellations this summer

Add summer weather to staffing issues at airports and airlines and you have a perfect storm of delays and cancellations.
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Secretary-General António Guterres (left) and President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan at the signing cerem...

“A beacon of hope’: Ukraine, Russia sign grain export deal

Russian and Ukrainian officials are poised to sign deals designed to end a standoff brought on by the war in Ukraine that has threatened food security around the world.
2 months ago
Spanish police have detained thieves accused of stealing more than $1.6 million worth of wine from ...

Two suspects arrested over $1.6M wine heist at Spanish hotel

Spanish police have detained a pair of professional thieves accused of stealing more than $1.6 million worth of wine from a hotel.
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