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FILE -- In this file photo taken on Friday March 16, 2018 a pangolin from the Johannesburg Wildlife Veterinary Hospital forages for food at the base of an anthill, near Johannesburg. Nearly 100 countries took part in a globe-spanning crackdown on the illegal wildlife trade, seizing tons of meat, ivory, pangolin scales and timber in a monthlong bust that exposed the international reach of traffickers, Interpol said Wednesday, June 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Denis Farrell, File)
Giant crackdown against wildlife crime in 92 countriesInternational police agency Interpol said a giant operation against illegal trade in wildlife and timber resulted in millions of dollars-worth of seizures and the identification of 1,400 suspects across the world
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North Korean Army Lt. Colonel Hwang Myong Jin wears a pin of late North Korean leaders Kim Il Sung and his son Kim Jong Il while explaining the history of the truce village at the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) which separates the two Koreas in Pammunjom, North Korea, Wednesday, June 20, 2018. Hwang who has been a guide on the northern side of the Demilitarized Zone that divides the two Koreas for five years says that since the summits between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and the presidents of South Korea and the United States, things have quieted down noticeably in perhaps the most iconic symbol of the one last place on Earth where the Cold War still burns hot. (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara)
On North Korean side of DMZ, it's change in the airOn the North Korean side of the Demilitarized Zone, the sound of silence is a welcome sign of detente
The Associated Press28 minutes ago
FILE - In this June 15, 2018 file photo a German police officer in protective gear walks down stairs in an apartment building at Osloerstrasse 3, in Cologne, Germany, after confiscating toxic substance at an apartment of an 29 years old Tunisian man in the complex on Tuesday. German security officials say a call from the public helped foil an Islamic extremist’s plan to use the toxin ricin to carry out a deadly attack.  (Henning Kaiser/dpa via AP)
Tip from public helped Germany foil ricin attack plotGerman security officials say a call from the public helped foil an Islamic extremist's plan to use the toxin ricin to carry out a deadly attack
The Associated Press36 minutes ago
The US name sign is photographed one day after the United States announced its withdrawal at the 38th session of the UN Human Rights Council at the UN headquarters in Geneva on Wednesday. June 20, 2018. (Martial Trezzini/Keystone via AP)
Allies disappointed by 'big bang' of US walkout from UN bodyThe U.N.'s Human Rights Council resumed work Wednesday after a U.S. pullout that one Western diplomat called a "Big Bang" for the Geneva body, as Russia blasted the move by the Trump administration and key allies _ even China _ expressed disappointment
The Associated Press41 minutes ago
Activists lay on the ground to mark World Refugee Day during a protest in Madrid, Wednesday, June 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Andrea Comas)
The Latest: US says others must help in world refugee crisisThe Trump administration says 'new actors' must step up to help in the global response to refugees
The Associated Press42 minutes ago
EU adopts package to Lebanon to help it cope with refugeesThe European Union has adopted a support package to Lebanon of 165 million euros ($191 million) to help the country cope with hosting Syrian refugees
The Associated Press56 minutes ago
The US name sign is photographed one day after the United States announced its withdrawal at the 38th session of the UN Human Rights Council at the UN headquarters in Geneva on Wednesday. June 20, 2018. (Martial Trezzini/Keystone via AP)
The Latest: US exit from UN body about 'self-government'The United States is emphasizing that its pullout from the United Nations' main human rights body doesn't mean it's stopping its work with the U.N.'s rights chief
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - In this Friday, April 29, 2016 file photo, then South Sudan's First Vice President Riek Machar, left, looks across at President Salva Kiir, right, as they sit to be photographed following the first meeting of a new transitional coalition government, in the capital Juba, South Sudan. South Sudan's warring leaders were set to meet face-to-face for the first time in almost two years on Wednesday, June 20, 2018 amid efforts to end a five-year civil war. (AP Photo/Jason Patinkin, File)
South Sudan's warring leaders set to meet face to faceSouth Sudan's warring leaders set to meet face-to-face for 1st time in nearly 2 years
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Relatives of victims of a sunken ferry wait for news at the Tigaras port in Toba lake, North Sumatra, Wednesday, June, 20, 2018. Officials said that over a hundred people are still missing from a ferry sinking early this week at a popular lake in Sumatra as distraught and angry relatives pleaded Wednesday for a bigger search effort. (AP Photo/Binsar Bakkara)
Divers search Indonesian lake for 192 missing after sinkingIndonesian officials say more than 190 people are missing from a ferry sinking early this week at a popular lake on Sumatra, many more than previously believed
The Associated Press2 hours ago
An Indian paramilitary soldier stands guard in Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir, Wednesday, June 20, 2018. India's federal government has taken direct control of Kashmir state after the ruling Hindu nationalist party ended its long-troubled alliance there with a Kashmiri political party. (AP Photo/Dar Yasin)
India takes direct control in Kashmir after alliance endsIndia's federal government has taken direct control of Kashmir state after the ruling Hindu nationalist party ended its long-troubled alliance there with a Kashmiri political party
The Associated Press2 hours ago
U.S. Navy personnel hold the American flag over the casket of U.S. WWII Navy sailor Julius Pieper during a reburial service at the Normandy American Cemetery, Colleville-sur-Mer, France, Tuesday, June 19, 2018. Seventy four years to the day after their ship hit a mine off the coast of Normandy and sunk, Julius Pieper was finally reunited with his twin brother Ludwig. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)
Twin brothers reunited 74 years after WWII death at NormandyAmerican twin brothers killed in World War II are reunited 74 years after their deaths at a cemetery in Normandy
The Associated Press2 hours ago
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, right, gets into a car after he visited North Korean Embassy in Beijing Wednesday, June 20, 2018. Kim is in Beijing on his third visit to China this year, underscoring the major improvement in relations between the communist neighbors. (Madoka Ikegami/Kyodo News via AP)
Kim leaves China as S. Korea urges 'concrete' plan on nukesSouth Korea's president has urged North Korea to present a plan with concrete steps toward denuclearization, raising the pressure on North Korean leader Kim Jong Un during his visit to Beijing
The Associated Press2 hours ago
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