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Pope Francis walks with nuns as he arrives at the Shrine of Divine Mercy in Krakow, Poland, Saturday, July 30, 2016, on the fourth day of his visit to Poland.
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Russian President Vladimir Putin, right, attends a wreath-laying ceremony at a Russian Chapel in Kranjska Gora, Slovenia, Saturday, July 30, 2016. Slovenia, which has joined sanctions against Russia for its annexation of Crimea and meddling in Ukraine, has been very careful to portray Putin's visit on Saturday as strictly informal and not against the EU policies.
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A woman sales Turkish flags in Istanbul, on Saturday, July 30, 2016. Turkey has demanded the United States extradite Fethullah Gulen, a cleric living in self-imposed exile in Pennsylvania whom it accuses of being behind the violent July 15 coup attempt that left more than 200 people dead.
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3 Shot Dead at House Party in Suburban Seattle
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Kerry Meets with French PM: Won't Talk Trump
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Bavarian governor Horst Seehofer left, and German chancellor Angela Merkel attend a meeting in Potsdam, Germany. Bavaria’s governor is distancing himself from Chancellor Angela Merkel’s mantra that “we will manage” the refugee crisis following several attacks in Germany, including two committed by asylum-seekers and claimed by the Islamic State group. He said Saturday July 30, 2016 : “With the best will, I can’t embrace this sentence. The problems are too big for that and the solutions we have so far too unsatisfactory.” (Ralf Hirschberger/dpa via AP,file)
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A man walks along a street behind some Turkish flags in Istanbul, on Saturday, July 30, 2016. Turkey has demanded the United States extradite Fethullah Gulen, a cleric living in self-imposed exile in Pennsylvania whom it accuses of being behind the violent July 15 coup attempt that left more than 200 people dead.
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Pope Francis poses for a selfie with youths after he had lunch with them at the Bishop's residence in Krakow, Poland, Saturday, July 30, 2016. The religious celebrations Saturday came on the fourth day of the pope’s five-day visit to Poland, his first ever visit to Eastern Europe, where he has been gathering with young Catholics attending World Youth Day, a global event. (L'Osservatore Romano/Pool Photo via AP)
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Riot police run to confront anti-government protesters, supporters of the armed group who have been holed inside a police station, clash with police in Yerevan, Armenia, Friday, July 29, 2016. A spokesman for Armenia's police force says three more gunmen who have been barricaded inside a police station in the capital for nearly two weeks have been wounded in exchanges of gunfire. (Aram Kirakosyan/PAN Photo via AP)
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French soldiers patrols near the Biarritz's beach, southwestern France, Saturday, July 30, 2016. The challenge of protecting churches, synagogues, tourist haunts, beaches, summer festival sites, airports and train stations is among the most daunting tasks security forces have faced in recent times in France, and Europe.
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Protesters burn an American flag in Chicago. Champaign County Ill., State's Attorney Julia Rietz was alerted on July 4, 2016, that police had just arrested a resident on suspicion of burning an American flag. Rietz said she knew "immediately" that the Urbana Police Department needed to release him. The state law used to jail him, though clear in its prohibition of desecrating either the U.S. or state flags, is unconstitutional.
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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte delivers his first State of the Nation Address before the joint session of the 17th Congress in suburban Quezon city, northeast of Manila, Philippines. Duterte on Thursday, July 28, threatened to withdraw a ceasefire order he gave three days ago after suspected communist rebels killed a government militiaman and wounded four others in an attack.
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Actor George Takei attends the premiere of "Mapplethorpe: Look at the Pictures" in Los Angeles. Takei is speaking out against GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump, and he's doing it in Spanish in an English-subtitled video that's drawn more than 12 million views in less than two weeks online.(Photo by Phil McCarten/Invision/AP, File)
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A convoy of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent carries aid to southern besieged village of Nawa in the province of Daraa, Syria, Saturday, July 30, 2016. International aid organizations and the Syrian Arab Red Crescent have been distributing aid to besieged areas around Syria over the past weeks. (SANA via AP)
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Actress Eva Longoria speaks during the first day of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. "So when Donald Trump calls us criminals and rapists, he's insulting American families," Longoria, politically active for a number of years, said during her speech to the Democratic convention. "My father is not a criminal or rapist. In fact, he's a United States veteran."
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Turkey President Recep Tayyip Erdogan delivers a speech commenting on those killed and wounded during a failed July 15 military coup, in Ankara, Turkey, late Friday, July 29, 2016. The government crackdown in the coup's aftermath has strained Turkey's ties with key allies including the United States.
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Legal counsel Richard H. McLaren speaks during a press conference in Munich, Germany. Canadian lawyer Richard McLaren said Saturday, July 30, 2016, he is facing ``a deluge of requests’’ to provide information on individual athletes implicated in his report on state-sponsored doping in Russia.
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Workers install a billboard supporting Nicaragua's President Daniel Ortega along a street Managua, Nicaragua. The banner's message reads in Spanish: "Let's move ahead! In good hope, in victories!" The Supreme Electoral Council unseated 16 opposition legislators from the Liberal Independent Party and its ally the Sandinista Renovation Movement Friday, July 29, 2016, for not recognizing their leader. That leader, Pedro Reyes, had recently been given that authority by the Supreme Court, which removed the party’s previous leader following a long-running political dispute. Reyes is seen by some within his own party as a tool of Ortega.
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New Haven, Conn., Police Chief Dean Esserman speaks at news conference about a new effort to reduce gun violence. Esserman has earned respect nationally for community policing efforts in Connecticut and Rhode Island. But he’s in trouble again for another angry outburst in public. Esserman is on a three-week paid leave of absence for allegedly berating a waitress in July 2016.
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A U.S. military personal stands guard during a graduation ceremony in Lashkargah, capital of southern Helmand province, Afghanistan. An important district in Afghanistan's southern poppy-growing province of Helmand has fallen to Taliban control after heavy fighting that killed or wounded up to 20 police officers, an official said on Saturday.
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Stunt driver and instructor Bobby Ore does a high speed reverse slide at Atlanta Motorsports Park Saturday, June 11, 2016, in Dawsonville, Ga. Ore said he recognized a significant shift in more films and television shows being brought to Georgia a couple years ago.
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In this undated inmate mug released by the Oregon Department of Corrections shows inmate Linda Patricia Thompson in Salem, Ore. Federal authorities say Thompson, who was recently released from prison in Oregon, robbed a bank in Wyoming on Wednesday, July 27, 2016, only to throw the cash up in the air outside the building and sit down to wait for police. (Oregon Department of Corrections via AP)