In this June 19, 2018, photo provided on June 20, 2018, by the North Korean government, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, left, toasts with Chinese President Xi Jinping, at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China. Korean language watermark on image

North Korea's Kim thanks China for support with Trump summit

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un thanked Chinese President Xi Jinping for his support in last week's groundbreaking summit with President Donald Trump, the North's official media reported Wednesday.

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Orantes, a Salvadoran mother, says she hasn’t spoken to Abel in a month, since immigration officials separated them after they crossed the U.S.-Mexico border to seek asylum. (Blanca Orantes-Lopez via AP)

'Say bye to him': Detainee recounts agents taking her son

The call came at mealtime — an anonymous threat demanding $5,000 or her son's life. So Blanca Orantes-Lopez, her 8-year-old boy and his father packed up and left the Pacific surfing town of Puerto La Libertad in El Salvador and headed for the United States.

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President Donald Trump speaks at the National Federation of Independent Businesses 75th anniversary celebration, Tuesday, June 19, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

New GOP plan: Hold kids longer at border _ but with parents

Republicans on Capitol Hill anxiously searched on Tuesday for a way to end the Trump administration's policy of separating families after illegal border crossings, with the focus shifting to a new plan to keep children in detention longer than now permitted — but with their parents.

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel attends a meeting  in Berlin.

Merkel says climate change is 'a fact,' laments US stance

German Chancellor Angela Merkel took aim Tuesday at U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw from the Paris accord, calling the move "very regrettable" at a time when the overwhelming majority of countries worldwide are trying to limit global warming.

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People bicycle past a giant TV screen broadcasting the meeting of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and Chinese President Xi Jinping during a welcome ceremony at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing.

China hopes for implementation of NKorea-US summit outcome

Chinese President Xi Jinping told North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Tuesday he hopes Pyongyang and Washington can fully implement the outcome of last week's nuclear summit at which Kim pledged to work toward denuclearization in exchange for U.S. security guarantees.

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Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini, center, attends a local election rally in Cinisello Balsamo, near Milan, Italy.

Italy's interior minister turns gaze to 'Roma question'

Italy's hard-line interior minister, who recently sparked a multinational showdown by refusing entry to a Mediterranean Sea rescue boat packed with 630 migrants, is now taking aim at Italy's minority Roma community.

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Britain's Prince Harry and Meghan Markle leave after their wedding ceremony at St. George's Chapel in Windsor Castle in Windsor, near London.

Thomas Markle says Prince Harry said to give Trump a chance

The father of the former Meghan Markle says he talked politics with Prince Harry over the phone — and Harry argued that he should give President Donald Trump a chance.

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In this Tuesday, June 5, 2018 photo, steam rises in the air from the brown coal power plant Schwarze Pumpe in the Lusatia, (Lausitz) area in Germany.

Germany will fail 2020 climate goals, now eyes 2030 target

Germany will likely miss its goal of cutting emissions by 40 percent by 2020, the country's environment minister said Monday, an embarrassing admission for a government that wants to lead the charge on limiting climate change.

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Debris of damaged walls are scattered following an earthquake,  in Ibaraki, Osaka, Monday, June 18, 2018. A strong earthquake knocked over walls and set off scattered fires around the city of Osaka in western Japan on Monday morning. (Yosuke Mizuno/Kyodo

Strong quake near Osaka, Japan, kills 4, knocks over walls

Residents in western Japan were cleaning up debris Monday evening after a powerful earthquake hit the area around Osaka, the country's second-largest city, killing four people and injuring hundreds while knocking over walls and setting off fires.

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Smoke rises from a house blaze in Takatsuki, Osaka, following an earthquake Monday, June 18, 2018.  A strong earthquake shook the city of Osaka in western Japan on Monday morning, causing scattered damage including broken glass and partial building collap

2 feared dead after earthquake hits Osaka in western Japan

A strong earthquake knocked over walls and set off scattered fires around the city of Osaka in western Japan on Monday morning, and at least two people were feared dead. Japan's Fire and Disaster Management Agency said two people were found with no vital signs and 41 others had been injured.

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Ivan Duque, candidate of the Democratic Center party, greets supporters after voting during a presidential runoff election in Bogota, Colombia.

Former guerrilla, young conservative vie to lead Colombia

Voters looking to move past five decades of bloody conflict in Colombia were choosing between a former leftist guerrilla and a young conservative lawmaker to lead the nation as it implements a still-fragile peace accord.

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Billy Caldwell sits with his mother Charlotte.

Mother of sick boy seeks legalization of medical marijuana

The mother of an epileptic boy at the center of a debate over medical marijuana in the U.K. is calling for an urgent meeting with ministers to discuss liberalizing British policy.

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Pope Francis greets members of an association of people honored by the Italian Presidency for their commitment to their work, in the Paul VI Hall at the Vatican.

Pope: Abortion is 'white glove' equivalent to Nazi crimes

Pope Francis denounced abortion on Saturday as the "white glove" equivalent of the Nazi-era eugenics program and urged families to accept the children that God gives them.

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Taliban fighters ride in their vehicle in Surkhroad district of Nangarhar province, east of Kabul, Afghanistan, Saturday, June 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gal)

Afghan bomber kills 21, mostly Taliban celebrating truce

A suicide bomber blew himself up in eastern Afghanistan on Saturday, killing 21 people and wounding another 41, most of them believed to be Taliban fighters who had gathered to celebrate a three-day cease fire marking the Islamic holiday of Eid al-Fitr, a police official said.

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Spain's King Felipe VI talks with his wife Queen Letizia while attending a cultural event at the New Orleans Museum of Art in New Orleans, Saturday, June 16, 2018. They are in New Orleans to help celebrate the city's 300th anniversary, which was colonized

Spain's king and queen: Mardi Gras Indians, jazz performance

Following a red carpet arrival Saturday at the New Orleans Museum of Art, King Felipe the VI and Queen Letizia of Spain enjoyed music by a jazz group and a cultural performance by Mardi Gras Indians as they ended a visit to the city celebrating its tricentennial.

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Pakistan has been hunting Fazlullah for several years and has repeatedly said he was plotting attacks on Pakistan from safe havens in Afghanistan. (AP Photo via AP Video, File)

Afghan official: US drone kills Pakistan Taliban chief

A U.S. drone strike in northeastern Kunar province killed Pakistan Taliban chief Mullah Fazlullah, the insurgent leader who ordered the assassination of Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai, an Afghan Defense Ministry spokesman said Friday. 

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President Donald Trump speaks to reporters at the White House, Friday, June 15, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Trump hits GOP immigration bill, then seems to warm to it

President Donald Trump ignited eleventh-hour confusion Friday over Republican efforts to push immigration legislation through the House, saying he won't sign a "moderate" package. He later seemed to back off but stopped short of specifically endorsing the measure, and the damaging episode left uncertain whether GOP leaders would press ahead with votes next week.

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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, right, taking a walk through the a garden with U.S. President Donald Trump during their summit in Singapore, June 12, 2018. (KRT via AP Video)

After summit, North Korea shows Trump in striking new light

North Koreans are getting a new look at President Donald Trump. They see him shaking hands with Kim Jong Un at their historic summit in Singapore, and even awkwardly saluting a three-star general. It's a far cry from the "dotard" label their government slapped on him last year.

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The body of senior journalist Shujaat Bukhari lies lifeless inside a car after an attack in Srinagar, in Indian-controlled Kashmir, Thursday, June 14, 2018. (AP Photo)

Assailants kill journalist, his police bodyguards in Kashmir

A senior journalist and his two police bodyguards were fatally shot Thursday by assailants in Indian-controlled Kashmir, police and the journalist's colleagues said. Shujaat Bukhari was shot by unidentified gunmen as he left his office in Srinagar, the disputed region's main city.

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His announcement appeared to catch both South Korea and the Pentagon by surprise. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man, File)

Trump's halt of 'war games' could weaken defenses in Korea

President Donald Trump's decision to suspend major U.S. military exercises in South Korea could weaken allied defenses, depending on the length and scope of the hiatus. But the potential for diplomatic damage seems even greater.

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Pearl Harbor survivor Ray Emory, center, arrives a surprise ceremony honoring him, Tuesday, June 19, 2018, in Honolulu. Emory, who served aboard the USS Honolulu during the 1941 attack, is moving back the the mainland and wanted to visit the site where hi

Pearl Harbor survivor says goodbye upon leaving Hawaii

Hundreds of sailors lined ship decks and piers on Tuesday as a Pearl Harbor attack survivor who doggedly pushed the federal bureaucracy to identify the remains of fellow servicemen killed in the bombing visited the storied naval base to say what could be his final goodbyes.

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President Donald Trump walks with Kim Yong Chol, left, former North Korean military intelligence chief and one of leader Kim Jong Un's closest aides, after their meeting in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington.

The summit's back on: Trump meets NKorean at White House

Ending weeks of uncertainly, President Donald Trump announced Friday that his historic summit with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un is back on for June 12 in Singapore.

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