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FILE- In this Sept. 18, 2016 file photo, Cuba Gooding Jr. arrives at the 68th Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles. Gooding is expected to turn himself in to the New York Police Department on Thursday, June 13, 2019, after being accused of groping a woman at a midtown Manhattan nightclub Sunday, June 9. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
Cuba Gooding Jr. faces judge in groping caseLawyers for Cuba Gooding Jr. are providing a court with video that they say will show the actor did not grope a woman at a New York City bar. The prosecution, meanwhile, presented the court on Wednesday with a deposition from Gooding's accuser
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U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, left, attends a news conference with Indian counterpart Subrahmanyam Jaishankar, at the Foreign Ministry in New Delhi, India, Wednesday, June 26, 2019. Pompeo held meetings in India's capital on Wednesday amid growing tensions over trade and tariffs that has strained the partners' ties. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, Pool)
Pompeo meets Indian leaders amid trade tensions, Iran crisisThe U.S. secretary of state and his Indian counterpart have downplayed growing disagreements over trade and tariffs, arguing that the two countries can work through their issues
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White House counselor Kellyanne Conway talks to reporters outside the White House, Monday, June 24, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
House oversight panel backs subpoena for WH counselor ConwayThe House Oversight Committee has voted to issue a subpoena forcing White House counselor Kellyanne Conway to appear
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A Ford dealership stands after sunset in Morgan Hill, Calif., Tuesday, June 25, 2019.  A man who had just been fired from the dealership shot and killed two employees and then killed himself, police and witnesses said. (AP Photo/Nic Coury)
Gunman kills 2 at California car dealer, kills himselfPolice say three people are dead in a shooting at a Northern California Ford dealership, including the gunman
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Airstrike on Syria's main rebel enclave kills 2 paramedicsOpposition Syrian Civil Defense says airstrike kills 2 of its members in northwestern Syria
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Broward Sheriff Gregory Tony, center, announces that two additional deputies have been fired as a result of the agency's internal affairs investigation into the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, at the Broward Sheriff's Office headquarters in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Wednesday, June 26, 2019. Tony said deputies Edward Eason and Josh Stambaugh were fired Tuesday for their inaction following the Feb. 14, 2018 shooting.  (Joe Cavaretta/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP)
2 more deputies fired after shooting at Florida high schoolA sheriff says two additional deputies have been fired as a result of an internal affairs investigation into the agency's response to the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland that killed 17 people
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EDS NOTE: GRAPHIC CONTENT - The bodies of Salvadoran migrant Oscar Alberto Martínez Ramírez and his nearly 2-year-old daughter Valeria lie on the bank of the Rio Grande in Matamoros, Mexico, Monday, June 24, 2019, after they drowned trying to cross the river to Brownsville, Texas. Martinez' wife, Tania told Mexican authorities she watched her husband and child disappear in the strong current. (AP Photo/Julia Le Duc)
Pelosi hopes photo of migrants challenges White HouseHouse Speaker Nancy Pelosi is telling The Associated Press that she hopes a photo of the bodies of a migrant father and his 23-month-old daughter will challenge the Trump administration's conscience
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Protesters gather to demand the defunding of government agencies for border protection and customs enforcement, Tuesday, June 25, 2019, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
Time running short, showdown looms over border aid packageA congressional showdown is looming over a border aid package to care for thousands of migrant families and unaccompanied children detained after crossing the U.S.-Mexico border
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Mette Frederiksen of The Danish Social Democrats address the media after finalizing the government negotiations shortly after midnight at Christiansborg Castle in Copenhagen, Denmark, early Wednesday June 26, 2019.  Frederiksen announced that The Danish Social Democrats will form a minority government backed by three other left-wing parties. (Mads Claus Rasmussen/Ritzau Scanpix via AP)
Nordic liberals take harder line on migrants to win votesIn Scandinavia, there's a new type of socially conscious liberal, one that also wants tighter restrictions on immigration
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Opposition leader: Ethiopia, AU join forces in Sudan effortsSudanese opposition figure: African Union, Ethiopia join forces to mediate between Sudan protesters, ruling generals
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Hatice Cengiz, the fiancee of murdered Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, speaks to journalists from ACANU (Association of the Accredited Correspondents to the United Nations) at the European headquarters of the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, wednesday, June 26, 2019. (Magali Girardin/Keystone via AP)
Saudi envoy blasts UN expert's report on Khashoggi killingA top Saudi diplomat has lashed out at an independent U.N. expert's searing report alleging that Saudi Arabia was responsible for the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, saying it was based on "prejudice and pre-fabricated ideas."
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FILE - In this May 15, 2019 file photo, a worker stands on scaffolding during preliminary work inside the Notre Dame de Paris Cathedral. The Paris prosecutor's office says Wednesday June 26, 2019 that there is no evidence from a preliminary investigation to suggest that a fire that destroyed large parts of Notre Dame Cathedral was criminal. (Philippe Lopez/Pool via AP)
Paris prosecutor: no sign Notre Dame fire of criminal originThe Paris prosecutor's office says that there is no evidence from a preliminary investigation to suggest that a fire that destroyed large parts of Notre Dame Cathedral was criminal
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