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Director of the National Police, General Ney Aldrin Bautista Almonte, gives a press conference about the intellectual authors of the attack on former Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz, in front of an image of a man identified by authorities as Victor Hugo Gomez in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, Wednesday June 19, 2019. According to Bautista Almonte, Ortiz was shot by a gunman who mistook him for the real target, Sixto David Fernández, who was seated at the same table with the former baseball star on the night of June 9, and the attempted murder was ordered from the United States by Victor Hugo Gomez, Fernández's cousin and an associate of Mexico's Gulf Cartel. (AP Photo/Roberto Guzman)
Dominican AG: Ortiz shooting result of mistaken identityThe Dominican Republic's lead prosecutor says former Red Sox slugger David Ortiz was not the target of a shooting in a nightclub in his hometown on June 9
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Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador receives the applause of the crowd during a rally in Tijuana, Mexico, Saturday, June 8, 2019. Mexican President Andres Lopez Obrador held the rally in Tijuana even as President Trump has put on hold his plan to begin imposing tariffs on Mexico on Monday, saying the U.S. ally will take "strong measures" to reduce the flow of Central American migrants into the United States. (AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo)
Mexico's Senate approves trade deal with US, CanadaMexico's Senate has voted to ratify a new free trade agreement with the United States and Canada, making it the first of the three countries to gain legislative approval
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Stripes Don't Make for a Logo of Distinction, Court DecidesThe Adidas three-stripe logo is famous and many fans think it's cool, but it's just not distinctive enough to deserve trademark protection, an EU court ruled Wednesday. The decision upheld a ruling by the EU Intellectual Property Office, which had rejected Adidas' trademark application, saying the logo was "devoid of...
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In this photo taken on Sunday, June 16, 2019, Abdulmumin Gadzhiev, the religious affairs editor of the independent weekly Chernovik, stands in a cage in a court room in Makhachkala, the Caspian Sea province of Dagestan, Russia, Sunday, June 16, 2019. Journalists in southern Russia are protesting the arrest of a newspaper editor on charges of terrorism widely seen as trumped up. (Sergei Rasulov, News Team via AP)
Media in Russia's south protest journalist's arrestJournalists in southern Russia are protesting the arrest of a newspaper editor on charges of terrorism widely seen as trumped up
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FILE -  In this April 28, 2018, file, photo, Houthi Shiite mourners chant slogans as they attend the funeral of Saleh al-Samad, a senior Houthi official who was killed by a Saudi-led coalition airstrike on April 19, in Sanaa, Yemen. (AP Photo/Hani Mohammed, File)
Database says 91,600 killed in Yemen fighting since 2015Database tracking violence: At least 91,600 people killed in fighting in Yemen since start of civil war
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Agnes Callamard, the U.N. special rapporteur for extrajudicial, summary and arbitrary executions, speaks to reporters at the U.N. human rights office in Geneva on Wednesday, June 19, after releasing her report into the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. (AP Photo/Jamey Keaten)
'Joints will be separated': Jamal Khashoggi's murder, retoldIndependent U.N. probe cites "credible evidence" to warrant further investigation into the possible role of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman into killing of critic Jamal Khashoggi
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Andy Bool, head of Sea Life Trust in Klettsvik Bay, Heimaey Island, Iceland, Tuesday June 18, 2019 where two Beluga Whales Little White and Little Grey are being rehomed in an open-water sanctuary after years of captivity in Shanghai, China. In a world first by the Sea Life Trust, the whales have been transported 6,000 miles by air, land and sea to Iceland where they will be cared for in a special tank for around a month before being permanently moved to their new, open-water home.  (Aaron Chown/PA via AP)
Whales from Chinese aquarium starting retirement in IcelandTwo beluga whales that performed at an aquarium in China off to retirement at a marine mammal sanctuary in Iceland
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FILE - In this photo taken on Friday, July 10, 2015, Alexander Borodai, former head of the rebel government in eastern Ukraine, speaks to the Associated Press in Moscow, Russia. The former rebel leader in eastern Ukraine is denying that the separatists are to blame for downing Malaysia Airlines Flight 17. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko Jr., File)
4 charged in downing of Malaysian airliner over UkraineInternational prosecutors have announced murder charges against four men _ three of them Russians with military or intelligence backgrounds _ in the missile attack that blew a Malaysia Airlines jet out of the sky over Ukraine five years ago
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Silene Fredriksz-Hoogzand speaks to the media in Nieuwegein, Netherlands, on Wednesday, June 19, 2019, after being informed by international prosecutors that four suspects have been identified in the international criminal investigation into the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17. Fredriksz-Hoogzand's son Bryce and his girlfriend, Daisy Oehlers, were among 298 passengers and crew killed when the flight from Amsterdam to Kula Lumpur was shot down over eastern Ukraine on July 17, 2014. (AP Photo/Mike Corder)
The Latest: 4 charged in downing of Malaysian airlinerInternational prosecutors have announced murder charges four men _ three of them Russians with military or intelligence backgrounds _ in the missile attack that blew a Malaysia Airlines jet out of the sky over Ukraine five years ago
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Sailors stand on deck above a hole the U.S. Navy says was made by a limpet mine on the damaged Panama-flagged, Japanese owned oil tanker Kokuka Courageous, anchored off Fujairah, United Arab Emirates, during a trip organized by the Navy for journalists, Wednesday, June 19, 2019. The limpet mines used to attack a Japanese-owned oil tanker near the Strait of Hormuz last week bore “a striking resemblance” to similar mines previously seen in Iran, a U.S. Navy explosives expert said Wednesday, stopping short of directly blaming Tehran for the assault. (AP Photo/Fay Abuelgasim)
US Navy: Mine in tanker attack bears Iran hallmarksUS Navy expert: Limpet mine used in attack on Japanese-owned oil tanker bears 'striking resemblance' to Iranian mines
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A U.S. Navy personnel prepares at a patrol boat carrying journalists to see damaged oil tankers leaves a U.S. Navy 5th Fleet base, during a trip organized by the Navy for journalists, near Fujairah, United Arab Emirates, Wednesday, June 19, 2019. Cmdr. Sean Kido of the U.S. Navy's 5th Fleet said Wednesday that the limpet mine used on a Japanese-owned oil tanker last week "bears a striking resemblance" to similar Iranian mines. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili)
The Latest: 2 rockets land on oil company sites in IraqIraqi officials say two rockets have landed on oil company sites in Iraq's southern Basra province, one landing near the facilities of a Turkish company hours after a similar attack on an Exxon Mobil Corp. site that injured three
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FILE  - In this Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019 file photo, Stephen Schwarzman CEO of Blackstone attends the session 'Shaping a New Market Architecture' at the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. An American billionaire has given Oxford University 150 million pounds ($188.6 million) for a new institute that will study the ethical implications of artificial intelligence and computing technologies.  (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber, File)
US CEO hands Oxford University $189 million for AI studiesAn American billionaire has given Oxford University 150 million pounds ($188.6 million) for a new institute that will study the ethical implications of artificial intelligence and computing technologies
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