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China's players and supporters celebrate reaching the last 16 after a goalless draw with Spain 📷
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The United States said it would not offer any more aid to El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras unless they take "concrete actions" to deter undocumented migrants from heading for the US
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The United States ratcheted up pressure on Iran, announcing the deployment of 1,000 additional troops to the Middle East and producing new photographs it said showed Tehran was behind an attack on a tanker ship
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Scandal-ridden Brazil construction giant Odebrecht, which has admitted to spending nearly $800 million to bribe officials across Latin America to win contracts, filed for bankruptcy protection, judicial sources said
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Washington is planning another tidal wave of tariffs on Chinese imports that represent a worst-case scenario for markets and major industries on both sides of the Pacific
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US says deploying 1,000 more troops to Middle East amid Iran tensions
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Dogs have evolved human-like eyebrow muscles, which let them make the sad faces that melt our hearts, according to a new study 🐶
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VIDEO: Tens of thousands of Indian doctors go on strike calling for more protection against violence by patients and their families
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Scandal-ridden Brazil construction giant Odebrecht seeks bankruptcy protection: official
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A record 23 Democrats of diverse genders, races and political backgrounds are lining up to try to stop Republican US President Donald Trump from winning a second term in the 2020 elections
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"I worked on a cattle farm in Australia and this kind of aftertaste reminds me of the smell of ... cow manure, hay, and horses," bartender Ellie Veale says about Baijiu, China's national spirit
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VIDEO: Taiwan achieves a new Guinness World Record for 'the most people making sand sculptures simultaneously' when amateur artists carved 287 bottlenose dolphins in a span of 90 minutes 🐬
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US releases new photos it says incriminate Iran in tanker attacks
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The Pacific nation of Palau has amended plans to create a huge marine reserve so Japanese fishing boats still have partial access to its waters
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Chanel clocked up sales of nearly 10 billion euros ($11.1 billion) in its final year under the late designer Karl Lagerfeld, the French label said
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A top Boeing executive apologised for two crashes of 737 MAX jets that together killed 346 people, disasters which have pushed safety to the top of the agenda as aerospace firms gathered for the opening of the Paris Air Show
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Ronald, Don and John are living the good life in this haven of Republican retirees in Florida, a city designed for the aging, with paths everywhere for golf carts and where residents have plenty of time to campaign for their president, Donald Trump
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VIDEO: Crowds are flocking to Paris's "bouillon" restaurants, which serve classic French comfort food at modest prices. The egg mayonnaise at "Bouillon Pigalle" was recently voted "best in the world"
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Ultra-nationalist monks in Myanmar accepted a cash donation from the military on Monday while condemning Aung San Suu Kyi and her government for allowing Rohingya Muslims to enter the country "illegally"
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Egypt's first democratically elected civilian president Mohamed Morsi, an Islamist who was ousted after one year of divisive rule, died after falling ill during a court hearing on Monday, the attorney general said
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