A British-flagged oil tanker Stena Impero which was seized by the Iran's Revolutionary Guard on Friday is photographed in the Iranian port of Bandar Abbas, Saturday, July 20, 2019. The chairman of Britain's House of Commons Foreign Affairs Committee says military action to free the oil tanker seized by Iran would not be a good choice. Tom Tugendhat said Saturday it would be "extremely unwise" to seek a military solution to the escalating crisis, especially because the vessel has apparently been taken to a well-protected port. (Tasnim News Agency/via AP)
Iran says its seizure of British ship a 'reciprocal' moveIran's seizure of a British oil tanker was a response to Britain's role in impounding an Iranian supertanker first, senior officials said Saturday
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FILE - In this Wednesday, July 10, 2019 file photo, a view of the Teutonic Cemetery inside the Vatican. An expert for the family of a Vatican teenager who went missing in 1983 says there are thousands of bones in an underground space near a Vatican cemetery. Giorgio Portera, engaged by Emanuela Orlandi’s family, said the extent of the cache emerged Saturday when Vatican-appointed experts began cataloguing the remains discovered on July 13. Portera said skulls and bones appear to belong to dozens of individuals. The Vatican made no mention of the number but said analyses would resume on July 27. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia, File)
Vatican college space holds bones of dozens, expert saysA genetics expert retained by the family of an Italian girl who went missing in 1983 said a cavernous underground space near a Vatican cemetery holds thousands of bones that appear to be from dozens of individuals both "adult and non-adult"
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The Latest: Algeria: Tanker was forced into Iran watersThe Algerian state oil and gas company Sonatrach says that the Iranian coast guard forced one of its tankers to head into Iranian waters before a confrontation ended
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Why the Extinct Mammoth Could Become 'Endangered'The last woolly mammoth died about 4,000 years ago. So why on earth might an international organization bestow protected status on the species? Because fossils are popping up so frequently in thawing Siberia that what the Guardian likens to a "gold rush" is developing among unregulated prospectors. To keep...
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President Donald Trump, disembarks Air Force One upon arrival at Morristown Municipal Airport, in Morristown, N.J., Friday, July 19, 2019. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
Trump offers to guarantee A$AP Rocky's bail in SwedenU.S. President Donald Trump said he spoke with Sweden's prime minister Saturday about jailed rapper A$AP Rocky and "offered to personally vouch for his bail."
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In this Friday, July 19, 2019 photo, Community health officer Parag Jyoti Das examines Imrana Khatoon, 20, as she holds her newborn baby inside their flood-affected home in Gagalmari, east of Gauhati, India. Khatoon delivered her first baby on a boat in floodwaters early Friday while on her way to a hospital, locals said. The woman and the newborn were brought back to their home without getting to hospital. They were however moved to a hospital on a boat to the nearby Jhargaon town because of unhygienic conditions due to floodwaters, Das said. (AP Photo/Anupam Nath)
Monsoon flooding death toll climbs to 164 in South AsiaThe death toll in monsoon flooding in South Asia has climbed past 160 as millions of people and animals continue to face the brunt in three countries
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel, second right, attends a memorial event at the Defence Ministry in Berlin, Germany, Saturday, July 20, 2019. On July 20, 2019 Germany marks the 75th anniversary of the failed attempt to kill Hitler in 1944. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)
Germany marks 75th anniversary of plot to kill HitlerGermany is marking the 75th anniversary of the most famous plot to kill Adolf Hitler, paying tribute to those who were executed for trying, but failing, to assassinate the Nazi dictator
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FILE  - In this Thursday, July 4, 2019 file photo, a Royal Marine patrol vessel is seen beside the Grace 1 super tanker in the British territory of Gibraltar. Taken on its own, Iran’s seizure of a British-flagged oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz may seem like a brazen act of aggression, a provocative poke in the nose to both Britain and its chief ally, the United States. But Iran seems to view the armed takeover of the Stena Impero as a carefully calibrated response to the July 4 taking of an Iranian supertanker off the coast of Gibraltar, an operation in which Britain’s Royal Marines played a major role.  (AP Photo/Marcos Moreno, File)
Iran tanker seizure linked to earlier act by UK marinesIran's tanker seizure seems closely linked to British action against Iranian supertanker on July 4
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Britain Warns of 'Robust' Response to IranIran's seizure of a British oil tanker appears to be a tit-for-tat response to the seizure of an Iranian tanker earlier this month. Still, the British foreign secretary warned Saturday that Iran is on a "dangerous path of illegal and destabilizing behavior," reports the Guardian . Jeremy Hunt also promised a...
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A pro-China supporter holds a red umbrellas during a counter-rally in support of the police in Hong Kong Saturday, July 20, 2019. Police in Hong Kong have raided a homemade-explosives manufacturing lab ahead of another weekend of protests in the semi-autonomous Chinese territory. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)
Hong Kong police seize explosives ahead of weekend protestsPolice in Hong Kong have raided a homemade-explosives manufacturing lab ahead of another weekend of protests in the semi-autonomous Chinese city
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Trump: I Spoke to Kanye, Will Help A$AP RockyPresident Trump is on the case—the A$AP Rocky case. The rapper, whose detention in Sweden caused an uproar last week , was on Friday ordered to be held at least until July 25, NBC News reports; he was first arrested July 2 after an alleged street fight. But Trump says...
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In this photo taken on Friday, July 12, 2019, a bowl of buckwheat is displayed in an exhibition at the National History Museum, in Kiev, Ukraine. A Darth Vader costume, playground equipment, pastries and boxes of food all are part of an exhibit at Ukraine’s National History Museum displaying the colorful behavior and sometime-questionable practices that characterize the country’s elections. The exhibition, called “The Museum of Election Trash” was put together ahead of the  snap parliamentary elections on Sunday, July 21, 2019. (AP Photo/Evgeniy Maloletka)
Ahead of vote, Ukrainian museum shows 'election trash'A Darth Vader costume, playground equipment, pastries and boxes of food all are part of an exhibit at Ukraine's National History Museum displaying the colorful behavior and questionable practices that characterize the country's elections
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