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Arms dealer gets 30-year term in plot to buy, sell missilesAuthorities say a black-market arms dealer convicted of trying to buy anti-aircraft missiles and sell them to clients in the Middle East has been sentenced to 30 years in federal prison
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Italian Premier Giuseppe Conte, right, shares a word with Deputy-Premier Matteo Salvini before addressing the Senate in Rome, Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2019. The political showdown on Tuesday was triggered two weeks ago by hard-line Interior Minister Matteo Salvini, known across Europe for his tough stance against migrants, when he pulled the plug on the shaky populist coalition forged only 14 months earlier between his right-wing League and the anti-establishment 5-Star Movement. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
What to expect as Italy's political crisis unfoldsCaretaker government, "Ursula" coalition or new elections? Possible outcomes of Italy's political crisis
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Italian Deputy-Premier Matteo Salvini kisses a rosary as Premier Giuseppe Conte addresses the Senate in Rome, Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2019. The political showdown on Tuesday was triggered two weeks ago by hard-line Interior Minister Matteo Salvini, known across Europe for his tough stance against migrants, when he pulled the plug on the shaky populist coalition forged only 14 months earlier between his right-wing League and the anti-establishment 5-Star Movement. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
Italian premier resigns, blames deputy for political crisisItalian Premier Giuseppe Conte has told senators he is handing in his resignation because his right-wing coalition partner has decided to yank support for the populist government
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Britain's opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn arrives to meet business leaders at the Business and Technology Centre, Stevenage, England, Tuesday Aug. 20, 2019, to discuss the impact of leaving the EU without a deal. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
UK, EU only harden their positions on Brexit as G-7 nearsThe European Union and Britain, which are hurtling toward a costly no-deal split in October, have kicked off a high-wire week of diplomacy by entrenching themselves deeper in their irreconcilable positions
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This photo taken on Oct. 7, 2018, shows a village of Nyonoksa, northwestern Russia. The Aug. 8, 2019, explosion of a rocket engine at the Russian navy's testing range just outside Nyonoksa led to a brief spike in radiation levels and raised new questions about prospective Russian weapons. (AP Photo/Sergei Yakovlev)
Big questions linger as Russia shares radiation dataA nuclear weapons watchdog says Russia has resumed sharing data from its radiation monitoring stations after they were taken offline following a deadly explosion at a missile range
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Italian Prime Minister, Giuseppe Conte, right, meets President Sergio Mattarella at the Quirinale presidential palace in Rome, Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2019. Italian Premier Giuseppe Conte has told senators he’s handing in his resignation because his right-wing coalition partner has yanked its support for the populist government. Conte blamed his rebellious deputy prime minister Matteo Salvini who triggered a political crisis in a gambit to force early elections that could bring the right-wing, anti-migrant leader to power. (Paolo Giandotti/Italian Presidency via AP)
The Latest: Italian PM is asked to stay as caretaker leaderItalian PM Giuseppe Conte has tendered his resignation to Italy's president, who has asked Conte and his government to stay in place as a caretaker Cabinet as he hold talks with political parties to chart out the nation's future
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Italian government stays in caretaker role as president starts talks Wednesday with parties on forming new governmentItalian government stays in caretaker role as president starts talks Wednesday with parties on forming new government
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Italian PM Giuseppe Conte gave his resignation to Italy's president but was asked to stay on as a caretaker leaderItalian PM Giuseppe Conte gave his resignation to Italy's president but was asked to stay on as a caretaker leader
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In this photo taken on Monday, Aug. 19, 2019, migrants are brought to the Sicilian island of Lampedusa after , southern Italy, Monday, Aug. 19, 2019. At least 15 more migrants jumped into the sea Tuesday from the Open Arms rescue ship in desperate bids to reach the shores of Italy after 19 days of being on the boat in deteriorating conditions as Italy refuses to open its ports. Open Arms described the situation on board as “out of control” and “desperate.” After one migrant jumped ship early in the day and was rescued by the Italian coast guard, nine more launched themselves into the sea wearing orange life vests, followed by five more. All sought the southern Italian island of Lampedusa, a short distance away from the anchored ship. (AP Photo/Salvatore Cavalli)
Italy prosecutor orders migrant rescue ship evacuatedAn Italian prosecutor has ordered the seizure of a rescue ship and the immediate evacuation of more than 80 migrants still aboard, capping a drama that saw 15 people jump overboard in a desperate bid to escape deteriorating conditions on the vessel
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In this Aug. 15, 2019 photo, Poland's Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki is speaking during national observances of the Armed Forces Day in Katowice, Poland. On Tuesday Morawiecki demanded explanations from the justice minister after allegations surfaced the minister's deputy encouraged an online hate campaign against judges critical of the government. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)
Official resigns over online hate campaign against judgesPoland's deputy justice minister has handed his resignation after allegations surfaced he encouraged an online hate campaign against judges critical of the nationalist government
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3 killed in Greek helicopter crash near island of PorosA private helicopter crashed near a Greek island resort Tuesday killing two Russian passengers and the Greek pilot and causing power outages after power lines damaged in the incident
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A migrant sits on the deck of the Open Arms vessel in front of island of Lampedusa, southern Italy, Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2019. The Spanish humanitarian rescue ship Open Arms says another man had to be rescued after jumping in the sea as the stand-off with Italy, which won't permit it access to a port, entered its 19th day. Open Arms described the situation on board Tuesday as ''desperate,'' saying that a man threw himself in the water trying to reach trying to reach land in plain view, while at the same moment a woman suffered a panic attack. (AP Photo/Francisco Gentico)
The Latest: Italian prosecutor orders migrant boat seizedThe Italian news agency ANSA says an Italian prosecutor has ordered the seizure of the Spanish rescue ship Open Arms and the evacuation of the more than 80 migrants still on board
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Italian news agency ANSA: Prosecutor has seized Spanish rescue ship Open Arms, ordered the evacuation of its migrantsItalian news agency ANSA: Prosecutor has seized Spanish rescue ship Open Arms, ordered the evacuation of its migrants
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Spain: Winds drop, slowing Canary Island wildfireThe wind dropped overnight in the Canary Islands, allowing firefighters to make progress against Spain's biggest wildfire so far this year
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Suspects in pregnant teen's killing in Germany go on trialTwo German men have gone on trial accused of killing a pregnant teenager on the Baltic sea island of Usedom because they wanted to see someone die
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