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FILE - This Feb. 21, 2005, file photo, shows incoming bishop of the Wheeling-Charleston diocese, W.Va, Michael Bransfield in his new office, in Wheeling, W.Va. The Roman Catholic Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston in West Virginia says Pope Francis has issued disciplinary action against its former bishop. The diocese posted the pope’s decision on its website, saying former bishop Michael Bransfield can’t live within the diocese, can’t participate in any public celebration of the liturgy and must make amends “for some of the harm he caused.” (AP Photo/Dale Sparks, File)
Former West Virginia bishop disciplined by popeThe Roman Catholic Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston in West Virginia says Pope Francis has issued disciplinary action against its former bishop
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British foreign secretary says a second vessel has been seized by Iranian authorities in the Strait of Hormuz.British foreign secretary says a second vessel has been seized by Iranian authorities in the Strait of Hormuz.
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Greek minister says Turkey's drilling tests EU's credibilityGreece's new defense minister says Turkey's illegal gas drilling off Cyprus is testing the European Union's credibility as a guardian of its members' energy interests in the Mediterranean
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A firefighters searches for trapped people at a damaged structure following an earthquake at the port of Piraeus, near Athens, on Friday, July 19, 2019. The Athens Institute of Geodynamics gave the earthquake a preliminary magnitude of 5.1 but the U.S. Geological Survey gave it a preliminary magnitude of 5.3. The Athens Institute says the quake struck at 2:38 p.m. local time (1113 GMT) about 26 kilometers (13.7 miles) north of Athens. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)
Strong quake hits near Greek capital of Athens, 4 hurtA strong earthquake centered northwest of Athens shook Greece, injuring four people and damaging several buildings
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FILE - In this Sunday, June 11, 2017 file photo, Ramush Haradinaj, candidate for Prime Minister, casts his ballot during the early parliamentary elections Pristina, Kosovo. Kosovo’s prime minister has resigned from the post after he has been invited to be questioned from a European Union-funded court investigating crimes against ethnic Serbs during and after the 1998-99 independence war with Serbia. Haradinaj said on Friday, July 19, 2019 he had informed the Cabinet of his resignation and urged the country’s president to set a date for an early parliamentary election. (AP Photo/Visar Kryeziu, file)
Kosovo PM resigns following Hague war crimes court summonsKosovo's prime minister has resigned from the post after he has been invited to be questioned from a European Union-funded court investigating crimes against ethnic Serbs during and after the country's 1998-99 war
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FILE - In this file photo dated Tuesday, July 2, 2019, Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez speaks during a media conference during an EU summit in Brussels.  It is announced Friday July 19, 2019, that Sanchez is ready to create a coalition government with the United We Can party, so long as its leader, Pablo Iglesias, is not part of the future Cabinet. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo, FILE)
Spain's Socialists, far-left party move closer to govt dealSpain's center-left Socialist party and the United We Can party are edging closer to a deal on forming a coalition government
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RETRANSMISSION TO CLARIFY SECOND SENTENCE - In this Friday, July 12, 2019 photo general view inside the courtyard of the Bendlerblock building of the German defensive ministry where the German Resistance Memorial Center is located, in Berlin.  Several leaders of the failed attempt to assassinate Adolf Hitler on July 20, 1944 were shot dead in the courtyard. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
Germany honors resisters who tried to assassinate HitlerGermany is marking the 75th anniversary of the most famous plot to kill Adolf Hitler, after decades in which the resistance against the Nazis has gradually come to be viewed as a cornerstone of the country's modern history
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Remains of at least 6 people found in Bosnia mass graveBosnian prosecutors say the remains of at least six people have been unearthed from a mass grave in eastern Bosnia
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German government seeks to cut funding for far-right partyThe German government and parliament have petitioned the country's highest court to cut off public funding for a far-right party that authorities tried unsuccessfully to ban
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel, rear right, addresses the media during her annual sommer press conference in Berlin, Germany, Friday, July 19, 2019. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)
UK lawmakers warn citizens' rights at risk in no-deal BrexitBritish lawmakers were meeting with the European Union's chief Brexit negotiator on Friday, seeking an iron-clad guarantee that the 1.3 million U.K. citizens in the bloc won't have their rights removed if Britain leaves the EU without a deal
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UK's home secretary calls for calming of political rhetoricBritain's home secretary has pleaded for the calming of extreme political rhetoric and empathized with four U.S. congresswomen of color who were the target of President Donald Trump's tweets
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FILE - In this Wednesday, March 20, 2019 file photo, a woman prays at the Potocari memorial center for victims of the Srebrenica genocide, in Potocari, Bosnia and Herzegovina. The Dutch Supreme Court is ruling Friday July 19, 2019 in a long-running legal battle over whether the Netherlands can be held liable in the deaths of more than 300 Muslim men who were murdered by Bosnian Serb forces during the 1995 Srebrenica massacre. (AP Photo/Marko Drobnjakovic, File)
The Latest: Relatives of victims condemn Srebrenica rulingRelatives of the victims of the Srebrenica massacre have blasted the Dutch Supreme Court verdict that the Netherlands was partially liable in the deaths of some of the Muslim men killed by Bosnian Serbs in 1995
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FILE - In this Nov. 19, 1994 file photo, the bow door of the sunken passenger ferry M/S Estonia is lifted up from the bottom of the sea, off Uto Island, in the Baltic Sea, near Finland. A Paris court is set to adjudicate on a compensation claim related to the 1994 sinking of an Estonian ferry, which remains one Europe's deadliest maritime disasters. The court is set to rule Friday, July 19, 2019 on the claim from more than 1,000 survivors and relatives of victims. (Jaakko Aiikainen/Lehtikuva via AP, file)
French court rejects claim over 1994 Estonian ferry disasterA Paris court is set to adjudicate on a compensation claim related to the 1994 sinking of an Estonian ferry, which remains one Europe's deadliest maritime disasters
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Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy, left, smiles as he speaks to local officials upon his arrival to the Zaporizhye region, Ukraine, Thursday, July 18, 2019. Zelenskiy's party is showing the most support in opinion polls ahead of Sunday's snap parliamentary elections, but obtaining a solid majority in the Verkhovna Rada is far from certain. (Ukrainian Presidential Press Office via AP)
Ukraine's president says he backs prisoner swap with RussiaUkrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy says Ukraine is willing to swap a jailed Russian journalist for an imprisoned Ukrainian film director
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Munira Subasic, left, and Nermina Lakota, of the Mothers of Srebrenica organization, sit outside the Dutch Supreme Court, in The Hague, on Friday July 19, 2019, after the court issued a ruling in their case against the Dutch state.  The Dutch Supreme Court has upheld a lower court’s ruling that the Netherlands is partially liable in the deaths of some 350 Muslim men who were murdered by Bosnian Serb forces during the 1995 Srebrenica massacre. (AP Photo/Michael Corder)
Dutch Supreme Court upholds Srebrenica deaths liabilityThe Dutch Supreme Court on Friday upheld a lower court's ruling that the Netherlands is partially liable in the deaths of some 350 Muslim men who were murdered by Bosnian Serb forces during the 1995 Srebrenica massacre
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