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Europol Executive Director Robert Mark Wainwright, center, accompanied by Attorney General Jeff Sessions, right, and accompanied by Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, left, speaks at a news conference to announce an international cybercrime enforcement action at the Department of Justice, Thursday, July 20, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
July 20, 2017 - 3:52 pm
PARIS (AP) — Two of the world's most notorious "darknet" marketplaces have been knocked out in a one-two punch that officials say yielded a trove of new intelligence about drugs and weapons merchants that operate from hidden corners of the internet. AlphaBay, previously the internet's largest...
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A big Polish national flag is spread by protesters in front of the parliament as police officers guard the building in Warsaw, Poland, Tuesday, July 18, 2017. Poland's lawmakers began a heated debate about the controversial draft law by the ruling populist party that will reorganize the work of the Supreme Court, which, the opposition says, will subordinate the court to the justice minister. (AP Photo/Alik Keplicz)
July 20, 2017 - 2:43 pm
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The Latest on Poland's parliamentary vote (all times local): 8:40 p.m. Thousands of government opponents have gathered in downtown Warsaw to urge Poland's president to reject legislation recently approved by lawmakers that gives politicians control of the judiciary, including...
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July 20, 2017 - 2:32 pm
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Conservationists in Zimbabwe say the son of a lion named Cecil, whose 2015 killing prompted an international outcry, has also been fatally shot during a hunt. A group named Friends of Hwange Trust said Thursday on Facebook that 6-year-old Xanda, Cecil's son, was shot on a "legal...
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July 20, 2017 - 2:06 pm
VIENNA (AP) — Austrian Foreign Minister Sebastian Kurz on Thursday urged his Italian counterpart not to allow migrants arriving by boat to Italy's islands to travel on to the mainland, declaring that "being saved in the Mediterranean cannot be connected with a ticket to Central Europe." After...
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Europol Executive Director Robert Mark Wainwright, center, accompanied by Attorney General Jeff Sessions, right, and accompanied by Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, left, speaks at a news conference to announce an international cybercrime enforcement action at the Department of Justice, Thursday, July 20, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
July 20, 2017 - 1:08 pm
PARIS (AP) — Two of the world's most notorious darknet marketplaces have been knocked out in a one-two punch that officials say yielded a trove of new intelligence about the drug merchants that operate out of the hidden corners of the internet. No. 1 darknet drug site AlphaBay, which went offline...
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July 20, 2017 - 1:08 pm
FIGUERES, Spain (AP) — Salvador Dali's eccentric artistic and personal biography is taking yet another bizarre turn with the exhumation of his embalmed remains in order to find genetic samples that could settle whether one of the founding figures of surrealism fathered a girl. Pilar Abel, a 61-year...
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In this undated photo provided by Wildlife Conservation Society, a Masked Finfoot sits on a nest in Preah Vihear Province, Cambodia. The New York-based Wildlife Conservation Society said in a statement on Thursday, July 20, 2017 that its researchers, along with conservationists from Environment Ministry and local residents, found a nest of Masked Finfoot, along the Memay river in the Kulen Promtep Wildlife Sanctuary in Cambodia's northern Preah Vihear Province. It said the site is the only confirmed breeding location in Cambodia for this very rare species. (Wildlife Conservation Society via AP)
July 20, 2017 - 11:23 am
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Wildlife researchers in Cambodia say they have found a breeding location for the masked finfoot bird, one of the world's most endangered, raising hopes of its continuing survival. The New York-based Wildlife Conservation Society announced Thursday that its researchers,...
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Hundreds of supporters of exiled former Gaza strongman Mohammed Dahlan carry a banner with his picture during a protest against metal detectors Israel erected at the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound in Jerusalem, in Gaza City, Thursday, July 20, 2017. A potentially groundbreaking power-sharing deal between two former political foes is slowly unfolding in Hamas-ruled Gaza. In the latest signs of the Egypt-backed understandings moving forward, supporters of Dahlan, a former Hamas nemesis, have been allowed to open a Gaza office and have begun disbursing large sums of Dahlan-procured Gulf aid to Gaza's needy. (AP Photo/Adel Hana)
July 20, 2017 - 11:18 am
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — More than 2,000 supporters of former Gaza strongman Mohammed Dahlan have staged a march in Gaza, raising banners with large photos of him. Thursday's rally was the latest sign that a power-sharing deal between Gaza's ruling Hamas and Dahlan, the Islamic militant group's...
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FILE - In this Thursday, April 27, 2017 file photo, the President of the European Central Bank Mario Draghi speaks during a news conference in Frankfurt, Germany. European Central Bank head Mario Draghi is likely to tread softly on Thursday, July 20, 2017 as the bank inches toward bringing an end to its monetary stimulus efforts. (AP Photo/Michael Probst, File)
July 20, 2017 - 10:49 am
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — European Central Bank head Mario Draghi did his best Thursday to give no clear signal about the eventual withdrawal of a massive bond-purchase stimulus program, lest markets overreact. Draghi said the bank's 25-member governing council was unanimous in not even setting a...
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Leader of the ruling Law and Justice party, Jaroslaw Kaczynski reacts after lawmakers voted to approve a law on court control in the parliament in Warsaw, Poland, Thursday, July 20, 2017. The bill on the Supreme Court has drawn condemnation from the European Union and has led to street protests. (AP Photo/Alik Keplicz)
July 20, 2017 - 10:43 am
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Polish lawmakers voted Thursday to approve a contentious law that gives control of the nation's Supreme Court to the president instead of to judges, sparking new protests outside parliament in Warsaw. The bill on the Supreme Court has drawn condemnation from the European Union...
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