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Spectators gather at the Dropzone Y monument prior to a mass parachute drop at Ginkel Heath, eastern Netherlands, Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019, as part of commemorations marking the 75th anniversary of Operation Market Garden, an ultimately unsuccessful airborne and land offensive that Allied leaders hoped would bring a swift end to World War II by capturing key Dutch bridges and opening a path to Berlin. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
Parachutists jump over Dutch heath to mark WWII operationHundreds of parachutists have floated out of clear blue skies in the eastern Netherlands to commemorate the 75th anniversary of a daring but ultimately unsuccessful World War II mission, Operation Market Garden
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A tourist takes photos of the ocean at El Medano beach before the expected arrival of Hurricane Lorena, in Los Cabos, Mexico, Friday, Sept. 20, 2019. Hurricane Lorena neared Mexico's resort-studded Los Cabos area Friday as owners pulled their boats from the water, tourists hunkered down in hotels, and police and soldiers went through low-lying, low-income neighborhoods urging people to evacuate. (AP Photo/Fernando Castillo)
Hurricane Lorena skirts east coast of Mexico's BajaHurricane Lorena is skirting the east coast of Mexico's Baja California Peninsula, prompting new warnings and watches for coastal areas but apparently sparing a direct hit on the resort-studded twin cities of Los Cabos
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Yemen rebels say they're halting attacks on Saudi ArabiaYemen's Houthi rebels say they are halting drone and missile attacks against Saudi Arabia, one week after they claimed responsibility for a strike that crippled a key oil facility in the kingdom
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Actress and activist Jane Fonda talks to a crowd of protestors during a global climate rally at Pershing Square in downtown Los Angeles on Friday, Sept. 20, 2019. A wave of climate change protests swept across the globe Friday, with hundreds of thousands of young people sending a message to leaders headed for a U.N. summit: The warming world can't wait for action. (AP Photo/David Swanson)
The Latest: Hundreds march for climate action in Los AngelesIn downtown Los Angeles, hundreds of people, many of them schoolchildren, marched to City Hall for a rally
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President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison in the Oval Office of the White House, Friday, Sept. 20, 2019, Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Trump, in call, urged Ukraine to investigate Biden's sonPresident Donald Trump urged the new leader of Ukraine to investigate the son of Joe Biden
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Climate protesters demonstrate in Athens, Friday, Sept. 20, 2019. Protesters around the world joined rallies on Friday as a day of worldwide demonstrations calling for action against climate change began ahead of a U.N. summit in New York. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)
'I want a future': Global youth protests urge climate actionYoung people afraid for their futures are protesting around the globe to implore leaders to tackle climate change.
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FILE - In this April 26, 2011 file photo, Egyptian Internet Activist Wael Ghonim attends the Time 100 Gala, celebrating the 100 most influential people in the world in New York.   Ghonim said late Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019 in a video on his twitter account that authorities raided his parents' house in Cairo and arrested his brother Hazem, whom he described as "a political person" and confiscated his parents' passports. Ghonim alleges that the Egyptian embassy in the U.S. threatened him the previous day "something will happen" if he didn't stop criticizing Egypt's government on social media.  (AP Photo/Peter Kramer)
Activist: Egyptian authorities arrest brother to silence meU.S.-based Egyptian activist whose Facebook page helped ignite the 2011 pro-democracy uprising said authorities have arrested his brother in Cairo
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Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Kevin McAleenan signs an agreement with El Salvador Foreign Affairs Minister Alexandra Hill during news conference at the U.S. Customs and Border Protection headquarters in Washington, Friday, Sept. 20, 2019.  (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
US, El Salvador sign asylum deal, details to be worked outThe United States signs agreement that paves the way for the U.S. to send some asylum seekers to one of the world's most violent countries, El Salvador
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Trudeau Changes the Subject, Announces Assault Rifle BanReturning to other campaign issues after dealing with the response to revelations that he had worn blackface years ago, Justin Trudeau said Friday that he would support a ban on military-style assault rifles. The plan would cover the AR-15 and start a buyback program for legally purchased assault rifles, Fox...
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Federal Conservative leader Andrew Scheer comments on a photo from 2001 surfacing of Canadian Prime Minister and Liberal leader Justin Trudeau, when he was a teacher wearing "brownface" at a party, as he makes a statement on the tarmac in Sherbrooke, Quebec, Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)
Trudeau's support holds after apology for wearing brownfaceCanadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau acknowledges that he let down his allies by appearing years ago in brownface and blackface
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From left, Vladimir Sokolov, co-coordinator of Mosaic Matthew Shupe, expedition leader Markus Rex, scientist Pauline Snoeijs-Leijonmalm and captain Stefan Schwarze take part in a press conference in Tromso, Norway, Friday Sept. 20, 2019, as scientists are preparing to launch the biggest and most complex research expedition ever attempted in the central Arctic. The 140-million euro ($158 million) expedition will see scientists from 19 countries on a yearlong journey through the ice that they hope will improve the scientific models that underpin our understanding of climate change. (Rune Stoltz Bertinussen/NTB Scanpix)
A year in the ice: Scientists set sail on Arctic expeditionAn international team of researchers has set off on the biggest and most complex expedition ever attempted in the central Arctic to sharpen the scientific models that underpin our understanding of climate change
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FILE - In this Wednesday, March 15, 2017 file photo, migrants walk at the Moria refugee detention center on the northeastern Greek island of Lesbos. Authorities on the Greek island of Lesbos on Friday, Sept. 20, 2019 say they are no longer able to house migrants arriving from nearby Turkey after a reception camp there had exceeded its capacity by 400%. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis, file)
Greek island refugee camp too crowded to house newcomersGreece's largest migrant camp turning away new arrivals due to severe overcrowding
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