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North Korean and Chinese national flags are hoisted on a street in Pyongyang, North Korea Thursday, June 20, 2019. Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived Thursday morning for a two-day state visit to North Korea, where he is expected to talk with leader Kim Jong Un about the stalled negotiations with Washington over North Korea's nuclear weapons. The sign on the building reads "The great Comrades Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il are forever with us." (AP Photo/Jon Chol Jin)
The Latest: China, North Korean leaders hold talksThe leaders of China and North Korea are holding talks in the North Korean capital
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The Panama-flagged, Japanese owned oil tanker Kokuka Courageous, that the U.S. Navy says was damaged by a limpet mine, is anchored off Fujairah, United Arab Emirates, during a trip organized by the Navy for journalists, Wednesday, June 19, 2019. The limpet mines used to attack the oil tanker near the Strait of Hormuz bore "a striking resemblance" to similar mines displayed by Iran, a U.S. Navy explosives expert said Wednesday. Iran has denied being involved. (AP Photo/Fay Abuelgasim)
Iran Revolutionary Guard shoots down US drone amid tensionsIran's Revolutionary Guard shoots down US drone amid heightened Tehran-Washington tensions over collapsing nuclear deal
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Salvation Army members pray for peace on the Korean peninsula during a service commemorating the 69th anniversary of the Korean War on June 25 at the Imjingak Pavilion, near the demilitarized zone of Panmunjom, in Paju, South Korea, Thursday, June 20, 2019. Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived Thursday morning for a two-day state visit to North Korea, where he's expected to talk with leader Kim Jong Un about the stalled negotiations with Washington over North Korea's nuclear weapons. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
Xi's NKorea visit a chance to strengthen ties, influence USIn the highly formalized world of China-North Korea relations, Xi Jinping's trip to Pyongyang may also yield outcomes that could influence both countries' relations with the U.S.
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FILE - In this Oct. 27, 2018 file photo, a man rides his electric bike as the Tower of the Juche Idea is silhouetted agains the sunrise in Pyongyang, North Korea. As Chinese President Xi Jinping makes an official trip June 20, 2019 to North Korea, Beijing is anxious to encourage North Korea's self declared shift away from nuclear confrontation toward economic development. (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara, File)
China's Xi arrives in North Korea for talks with Kim Jong UnChinese President Xi Jinping arrived in North Korea for a visit he said will strengthen the countries' strategic ties
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FILE - In this Aug. 17, 2018 file photo, family and friends who lost loved ones to opioid overdoses protest outside the headquarters of Purdue Pharma, maker of the maker of painkiller OxyContin, in Stamford, Conn. The World Health Organization notified U.S. lawmakers Wednesday, June 19, 2019, that it will discontinue two publications on opioid painkiller prescribing, in response to allegations that the pharmaceutical industry influenced the reports. The pledge to remove the guidelines - viewed around the world as best practices in public health - comes a month after U.S. Reps. Katherine Clark and Hal Rogers accused the WHO of being influenced by Purdue. The lawmakers’ report claimed the guidelines were crafted by organizations with financial ties to the company, who worked to downplay risks addiction and overstate the benefits of opioids. Purdue has denied the allegations. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill, File)
UN health agency to remove controversial opioid guidelinesThe World Health Organization says it will discontinue two publications calling for easier access to opioid painkillers
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In this Aug. 14, 2016 photo, television presenter Joel Lopez takes a selfie as he works as a presenter during a concert in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. Lopez was injured the night of the attack on former Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz, who was also injured, on the night of June 9 in Santo Domingo. (AP Photo/Roberto Guzman)
Dominican AG: Ortiz shooting result of mistaken identityThe Dominican Republic's lead prosecutor says former Red Sox slugger David Ortiz was not the target of a shooting in a nightclub in his hometown on June 9
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Andy Bool, head of Sea Life Trust in Klettsvik Bay, Heimaey Island, Iceland, Tuesday June 18, 2019 where two Beluga Whales Little White and Little Grey are being rehomed in an open-water sanctuary after years of captivity in Shanghai, China. In a world first by the Sea Life Trust, the whales have been transported 6,000 miles by air, land and sea to Iceland where they will be cared for in a special tank for around a month before being permanently moved to their new, open-water home.  (Aaron Chown/PA via AP)
Whales from Chinese aquarium starting retirement in IcelandTwo beluga whales that performed at an aquarium in China starting their retirement at a marine mammal sanctuary in Iceland
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Agnes Callamard, the U.N. special rapporteur for extrajudicial, summary and arbitrary executions, speaks to reporters at the U.N. human rights office in Geneva on Wednesday, June 19, after releasing her report into the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. (AP Photo/Jamey Keaten)
'Joints will be separated': Jamal Khashoggi's murder, retoldUN report cites "credible evidence" to warrant further investigation into the possible role of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman into killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi
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FILE - This March 28, 2018, file photo shows a Facebook logo at the company's headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif. Facebook’s plan to create a digital currency used across the world is already raising concern with financial regulators and privacy experts. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)
Facebook's currency Libra faces financial, privacy pushbackCorrection: Facebook-Digital Currency-Obstacles story
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Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador receives the applause of the crowd during a rally in Tijuana, Mexico, Saturday, June 8, 2019. Mexican President Andres Lopez Obrador held the rally in Tijuana even as President Trump has put on hold his plan to begin imposing tariffs on Mexico on Monday, saying the U.S. ally will take "strong measures" to reduce the flow of Central American migrants into the United States. (AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo)
Mexico's Senate approves trade deal with US, CanadaMexico's Senate has voted to ratify a new free trade agreement with the United States and Canada, making it the first of the three countries to gain legislative approval
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Stripes Don't Make for a Logo of Distinction, Court DecidesThe Adidas three-stripe logo is famous and many fans think it's cool, but it's just not distinctive enough to deserve trademark protection, an EU court ruled Wednesday. The decision upheld a ruling by the EU Intellectual Property Office, which had rejected Adidas' trademark application, saying the logo was "devoid of...
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In this photo taken on Sunday, June 16, 2019, Abdulmumin Gadzhiev, the religious affairs editor of the independent weekly Chernovik, stands in a cage in a court room in Makhachkala, the Caspian Sea province of Dagestan, Russia, Sunday, June 16, 2019. Journalists in southern Russia are protesting the arrest of a newspaper editor on charges of terrorism widely seen as trumped up. (Sergei Rasulov, News Team via AP)
Media in Russia's south protest journalist's arrestJournalists in southern Russia are protesting the arrest of a newspaper editor on charges of terrorism widely seen as trumped up
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