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Rocket attack hits near US Embassy in Baghdad's Green ZoneA rocket crashed Sunday night in the Iraqi capital's heavily fortified Green Zone, landing less than a mile from the sprawling US Embassy, an Iraqi military spokesman said
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CORRECTS DATE -  In this Friday, May 17, 2019, photo, released by the U.S. Navy, sailors work around an MV-22 Osprey as it lands on the flight deck of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln in the Arabian Sea. Commercial airliners flying over the Persian Gulf risk being targeted by "miscalculation or misidentification" from the Iranian military amid heightened tensions between the Islamic Republic and the U.S., American diplomats warned Saturday, May 18, 2019, even as both Washington and Tehran say they don't seek war. (Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Amber Smalley/U.S. Navy via AP)
Saudis say they don't want war, but will defend themselvesA top Saudi diplomat says the kingdom does not want war but will defend itself, amid a recent spike in tensions with archrival Iran, while President Trumps warns that Iran will court destruction if it picks a fight.
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CORRECTS DATE - In this Friday, May 17, 2019, photo released by the U.S. Navy, the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge sails in front of the USS Abraham Lincoln aircraft carrier in the Arabian Sea. Commercial airliners flying over the Persian Gulf risk being targeted by "miscalculation or misidentification" from the Iranian military amid heightened tensions between the Islamic Republic and the U.S., American diplomats warned Saturday, May 18, 2019, even as both Washington and Tehran say they don't seek war. (Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Brian M. Wilbur, U.S. Navy via AP)
The Latest: US military confirms rocket near embassy in IraqThe U.S. military command that oversees the Mideast has confirmed an explosion outside the U.S. Embassy compound in Baghdad and says there are no U.S. or coalition casualties
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Werner Salzman, Swiss parlamentarian of conservative party SVP and member of the committee against the EU gun laws and policies, speaks at the committee's meeting in Burgdorf, Switzerland, Sunday, May 19, 2019. Swiss voters clearly accepted EU's stricter gun control at the national ballot. (Peter Schneider/Keystone via AP)
Swiss voters approve tighter gun laws, lining up with the EUSwiss voters have approved a measure to tighten the Alpine nation's gun laws, bringing the country in line with many of its European partners despite the objections of local gun owners
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FILE - In this Wednesday April 17, 2019 file photo, The Proactiva's Open Arms rescue boat sits docked in Barcelona, Spain. A judge in Sicily has dropped an investigation against two member of the Spanish aid group Proactiva Open Arms deriving from a tense high-seas standoff last year when the crew refused to hand over 218 migrants rescued at sea to the Libyan coast guard. Proactiva welcomed the decision to drop the investigation into criminal association and aiding illegal migration Wednesday, calling it ‘’an additional step toward the truth.’’ The group stated that it has always operated according to international roles. (AP Photo/Renata Brito)
UN tells Italy proposed decree violates migrants' rightsUN to Italy: Proposed decree closing ports to aid groups violates migrants' human rights
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A woman holds a European flag as she attends a demonstration in Berlin, Germany, Sunday, May 19, 2019. People across Europe attend demonstrations under the slogan 'A Europe for All - Your Voice Against Nationalism'. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
Pro-EU rallies draw tens of thousands before electionsTens of thousands of demonstrators opposed to right-wing populism and nationalism took to the streets in a number of European cities before May 23-26 elections to the European Parliament
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Director Robert Eggers, from left, actors Willem Dafoe and Robert Pattinson pose for portrait photographs for the film 'The Lighthouse' at the 72nd international film festival, Cannes, southern France, Sunday, May 19, 2019. (Photo by Joel C Ryan/Invision/AP)
'The Lighthouse,' with Robert Pattinson, illuminates Cannes"The Lighthouse," starring Pattinson and Willem Dafoe as turn-of-the-century lighthouse keepers on a remote Maine island, premiered Sunday in the Cannes Film Festival's Directors' Fortnight section
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Election officers check the identity of voters before allowing them to cast their votes during the seventh and final phase of national elections, on the outskirts of Varanasi, India, Sunday, May 19, 2019. Indians are voting in the seventh and final phase of national elections, wrapping up a 6-week-long long, grueling campaign season with Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Hindu nationalist party seeking reelection for another five years. Counting of votes is scheduled for May 23. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)
India's marathon national election reaches the finish lineVoting in India's mammoth national election has ended with the seventh and final phase of a grueling poll that lasted more than five weeks, as Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Hindu nationalist party seeks to govern for another five years
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A man leaves a gas station with extra gasoline in a bag, after filling his tank with gas that cost him extra money but saved him waiting in a longer line in Cabimas, Venezuela, Saturday, May 18, 2019. U.S. sanctions on oil-rich Venezuela appear to be taking hold, resulting in mile-long lines for fuel in the South American nation’s second-largest city, Maracaibo. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)
Vast gasoline lines form in oil-rich VenezuelaU.S. oil sanctions on Venezuela appear to be taking hold, resulting in mile-long lines for fuel in the South American nation's second-largest city, Maracaibo
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Meeting rooms and a poster of the committee against the EU gun laws and policies, prior to the committee's meeting in Burgdorf, Switzerland, Sunday, May 19, 2019. Swiss voters clearly accepted EU's stricter gun control at the national ballot. (Peter Schneider/Keystone via AP)
The Latest: Swiss voters back tighter gun lawsSwiss voters have approved a measure to tighten the Alpine nation's gun laws, bringing the country in line with many of its European partners despite the objections of local gun owners, Swiss media reported, citing official results
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Yellow vest protestors gather in Paris, France, Saturday, May 18, 2019. Yellow vest protests are taking place for the 27th consecutive week to challenge President Emmanuel Macron's economic policies. (AP Photo/Rafael Yahgobzadeh)
No more Mr Europe: Macron forced to curb EU ambitionsFrench President Emmanuel Macron wants this week's European Parliament elections to be his shining moment to push his ambitions for a stronger Europe
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FILE - This Aug. 17, 2018, file photo provided by the Alexandria (Va.) Detention Center shows Maria Butina.  Butina, who admitted being a secret agent for the Kremlin believed Russian officials would consider her notes and analysis to be “valuable” as she tried to infiltrate conservative U.S. political groups. (Alexandria Detention Center via AP, File)
Convicted Russian agent Butina appeals for moneyA Russian gun rights activist serving a US prison sentence for acting as an unregistered foreign agent has released a video asking for money to help pay her legal costs
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