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The U.S. Climate Envoy Went To Moscow And Talked About More Than Climate
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Lucian Kim | July 15, 2021
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov (left) and John Kerry, U.S. special presidential envoy for climate, meet this week in Moscow. Kerry's trip was clearly aimed at improving the bilateral climate as well.Dimitar Dilkoff | Pool via AP MOSCOW — John Kerry, the U.S. special presidential envoy for climate, quietly traveled ...
Cuba’s President Has Made A Rare Mea Culpa, Admitting To Failures That Fueled Unrest
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The Associated Press | July 15, 2021
A truck of special forces police sits parked outside National Capitol building in Havana, Cuba, Wednesday, July 14, 2021, days after protests.Eliana Aponte | AP HAVANA — Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel for the first time is offering some self-criticism while saying that government shortcomings in handling shortages and other problems ...
Torrential Rain And Flooding Are Wreaking Havoc Across Western Germany
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Esme Nicholson | July 15, 2021
An aerial view Wednesday shows the flooded center of the city of Hagen, western Germany, after heavy rain in parts of the country caused widespread flooding.Ina Fassbender | AFP via Getty Images Updated July 15, 2021 at 7:29 PM ET More than 60 people have died and dozens are still ...
These Parents Were Reunited With Their Son After He Was Abducted 24 Years Ago
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The Associated Press | July 14, 2021
Guo Gangtang, right, embraces his son Guo Xinzhen during a reunion after 24 years in Liaocheng, in Central China's Shandong province.Anonymous | AP BANGKOK — After 24 years of heartache and searching, a Chinese couple were reunited with their son who was abducted as a toddler outside their front gate. ...
A Pro Cyclist Rode An Unofficial, Solo Tour De France And Beat The Pack
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James Doubek | July 14, 2021
Lachlan Morton rode the whole route of the Tour de France without the kind of help official racers get, like mechanics and meals. He started behind official Tour racers and finished five days ahead.Lucy Le Lievre | Rapha Pro cyclist Lachlan Morton wasn't officially in this year's Tour de France, ...
Europe Has An Ambitious New Climate Plan That Imagines A Dramatic Cut In Emissions
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The Associated Press | July 14, 2021
The European Union on Wednesday unveiled sweeping new legislation to help meet its pledge to cut emissions of the gases that cause global warming by 55% over this decade.Virginia Mayo | AP BRUSSELS — The European Union unveiled sweeping new legislation Wednesday to help meet its pledge to cut emissions ...
A Popular YouTuber Is Detained By Cuban Police On Live TV In A Roundup Of Critics
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Vanessa Romo | July 14, 2021
Cubalex, a U.S.-based organization of human rights lawyers, estimates about 148 anti-government protesters have been arrested, detained or disappeared since Sunday.Eliana Aponte | AP A popular Cuban YouTuber was detained by government security forces on live television Tuesday morning as she was discussing the sweeping arrests of activists, protesters and ...
Iranian Agents Are Facing Charges For Their Role In A Plot To Kidnap A U.S. Journalist
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Jaclyn Diaz | July 14, 2021
Federal prosecutors in New York charged five foreign agents backed by the Iranian government for their roles in a stranger-than-fiction plot to kidnap a U.S. citizen and journalist critical of the nation's regime. The 43-page indictment unsealed Tuesday details the plan by an Iranian intelligence official and his three assets ...
Pope Francis Seen Leaving Hospital 10 Days After Intestinal Surgery
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The Associated Press | July 14, 2021
Pope Francis appears on a balcony of the Agostino Gemelli Polyclinic in Rome, where he was recovering from intestinal surgery, for the traditional Sunday blessing and Angelus prayer on July 11, 2021. Pope Francis left the hospital Wednesday to continue his convalescence at the Vatican.Alessandra Tarantino | AP ROME — ...