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Italy Will Host The 2026 Olympic And Paralympic Winter Games

Members of the delegation from Milan and Cortina d'Ampezzo react after the Italian cities were named to host the 2026 Olympic Winter Games.

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Another American Tourist Death Reported In The Dominican Republic

A tourist died unexpectedly after getting sick two months ago at the Hard Rock Hotel in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic.

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U.S. Mideast Plan Rejected By Palestinian Leaders, Panned By Former U.S. Envoys

Palestinians in the occupied West Bank town of Ramallah protest the Trump administration's new peace plan on June 15.

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U.S. Mideast Plan Rejected By Palestinian Leaders, Panned By Former U.S. Envoys[hhmc]


What Are Iran's Options In The Standoff With The U.S.?

Iran's supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, speaks with a group of Revolutionary Guards and their families in Tehran on April 9. Tensions between Iran and the U.S. have escalated recently following Iran's shootdown of a U.S. drone and U.S. cyberattacks against an Iranian intelligence group. On Monday, President Trump announced financial sanctions against Khamenei and other top officials.

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Thousands Of ISIS Fighters Must Be Tried Or Let Go, U.N. Rights Chief Says

Laundry dries on a chain link fence in an area for foreign families of suspected ISIS fighters at al-Hol camp in Hassakeh province, Syria.

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Trump Levels New Economic Sanctions On Iran's Leaders

President Trump signed an executive order authorizing economic sanctions against Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Monday, after Iran shot down a U.S. drone last week.

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At Sunday School, Jimmy Carter Extends Praise To Trump For Restraint On Iran

Former president Jimmy Carter teaches Sunday School at Maranatha Baptist Church in his hometown of Plains, Ga.

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At Sunday School, Jimmy Carter Extends Praise To Trump For Restraint On Iran[hhmc]


Ethiopia Army Chief Killed In Attempted Coup, Government Says

Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed announces on television that an attempted coup occurred over the weekend.

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Meet The Residents Of A Norwegian Island Who Want To Kill Time — Literally

A man adjusts his clock during daylight saving time. The Norwegian island of Sommaroy, which sits north of the Arctic Circle, enjoys unending sunlight from May 18 to July 26, and its residents argue that time is meaningless there.

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Meet The Residents Of A Norwegian Island Who Want To Kill Time — Literally[hhmc]


Opposition Candidate Wins Again In Rerun Of Istanbul's Mayoral Election

Ekrem Imamoglu, a mayoral candidate of the secular opposition Republican People's Party, at a polling station in Istanbul on Sunday. He won the election in March, and won again on Sunday in a new election.

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Tsampa: The Tibetan Cereal That Helped Spark An Uprising

A bowl of tsampa flour pictured with other dishes in a typical Tibetan lunch. Counterclockwise from left: potatoes in turmeric and cumin; liangfen; mung bean jelly and spring onions with cilantro, triple-fried in red chili pepper; and black tea. To make pa, the tsampa would be mixed with butter, tea, salt and sometimes Tibetan cheese.

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Trump: 'We're Moving Forward With Additional Sanctions On Iran'

President Trump did not offer specifics on those sanctions but suggested sanctions could be lifted in the future.

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Forced To Demolish Their Own Homes, Syrian Refugees In Lebanon Seek New Shelter

A Syrian boy walks among demolished shelters at a refugee camp in the northeastern Lebanese town of Arsal, in Lebanon's Bekaa valley, on June 10.

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Forced To Demolish Their Own Homes, Syrian Refugees In Lebanon Seek New Shelter[hhmc]


Spain's Supreme Court Reverses Earlier Decision, Convicts 'Wolf Pack' Of Rape

Journalists surround Ángel Boza, one of five members of the "Wolf Pack," on Friday. Spain's Supreme Court found the five men guilty of gang rape, overturning previous convictions on the lesser offense of sexual abuse in a case that shook the country.

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Venezuelans Take Risky Voyage To Curaçao To Flee Crisis

Venezuelan boats are moored at a port in Willemstad, Curaçao, in February. For many Venezuelans, Caribbean isla

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