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President Donald Trump arrives at the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2019, as he returns from Louisville, Ky. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
Danish ex-PM attacks Trump for comments on defense spendingA former Danish prime minister has lashed out at U.S. President Donald Trump for his tweet about military spending, saying military willingness is not just about the amount of money spent
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FILE - This March 28, 2017, file photo, provided by the New York State Sex Offender Registry, shows Jeffrey Epstein. The will that Epstein signed just two days before his jailhouse suicide on Aug. 10, 2019, puts more than $577 million in assets in a trust fund that could make it more difficult for his dozens of accusers to collect damages. (New York State Sex Offender Registry via AP, File)
Epstein may have gamed the system from beyond the graveJeffrey Epstein took steps in the days before he died to shield his fortune from the dozens of women who say he sexually abused them when they were teens
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Two screens showing the Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI), left, and the foreign exchange rate between U.S. dollar and South Korean won are seen at the foreign exchange dealing room in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019. Asian stock markets are mixed Thursday following Wall Street’s rebound as investors looked ahead to a speech by the U.S. Federal Reserve chairman for clues about possible interest rate cuts. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
Global stocks mixed after Wall Street reboundGlobal stocks mixed after Wall Street gains as investors look ahead to Fed chairman's speech
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German, Dutch governments meet to discuss climate changeGerman Chancellor Angela Merkel and key Cabinet ministers are meeting their Dutch counterparts to discuss ways of tackling climate change together
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FILE - In this Aug. 27, 2017 file photo, Kodak Black arrives at the MTV Video Music Awards at The Forum in Inglewood, Calif. Rapper Kodak Black is expected to plead guilty to federal weapons charges.  A hearing is set for Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019, in Miami federal court. The decision comes months after an original plea of innocence. Prosecutors in May charged the 21-year-old rapper for crimes that involve falsifying information on federal forms to purchase three firearms. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
Kodak Black expected to plead guilty in federal weapons caseRapper Kodak Black is expected to plead guilty to federal weapons charges on Thursday
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Riot police gather outside the Yuen Long MTR station during a protest in Hong Kong, Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2019. Hong Kong riot police faced off briefly with protesters occupying a suburban train station Wednesday evening following a commemoration of a violent attack there by masked assailants on supporters of the anti-government movement. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
Hong Kong high schoolers rally as more protests plannedHigh school students have thronged a square in downtown Hong Kong to rally for political reforms as residents gird for further anti-government protests
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FILE - In this Sept. 16, 2014, file photo, a Taiwan Air Force F-16 fighter jet takes off from a closed section of highway during the annual Han Kuang military exercises in Chiayi, central Taiwan.  China said Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2019, that it will levy sanctions against U.S. firms linked to plans for an U.S. dollars 8 billion sale of F-16 fighters to Taiwan in a move that has further strained Sino-American relations. (AP Photo/Wally Santana, File)
China 'will not sit idly by' over US arms sale to TaiwanA senior Chinese officer says the country "will not sit idly by" if the U.S. proceeds with a sale of advanced F-16V fighter jets to Taiwan, and warned of other potential countermeasures in addition to punishing foreign firms involved in the deal
The Associated Press42 minutes ago
FILE - In this July 18, 2019, file photo, shipping containers are loaded onto a cargo ship at a port in Nantong in eastern China's Jiangsu province. Beijing appealed to Washington on Wednesday, Aug. 21, to "meet China halfway" and end a tariff war after President Donald Trump said Americans might need to endure economic pain to achieve longer-term benefits. (Chinatopix via AP)
China warns US tariffs will 'escalate trade friction'China appeals to Washington to 'meet each other halfway' and settle a tariff war, warns planned U.S. tariff hikes will 'escalate trade friction'
The Associated Press52 minutes ago
In this photo taken on Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019, and distributed by Roscosmos Space Agency Press Service, the Russian Progress 73 cargo ship blasts off from the launch pad at Russia's space facility in Baikonur, Kazakhstan.  The new Russian rocket, that is expected to replace the current model sending manned missions into space, blasted off from Kazakhstan on Thursday, carrying a Soyuz capsule with a humanoid robot. (Roscosmos Space Agency Press Service photo via AP)
Russia sends robot into space to test out new booster rocketRussia has sent a humanoid robot to the International Space Station as part of tests on a new rocket that is expected to replace the current vehicle
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