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Whiskey, Harley prices expected to jump in Europe as tariffs take effect
June 22, 2018

iStock/Thinkstock(LONDON) — In the heart of London’s Soho, whiskey mecca Milroy’s of Soho has a section dedicated exclusively to American whiskey….

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Russian city sprays vanilla to try to repel clouds of gnats before World Cup game
June 22, 2018

iStock/Thinkstock(VOLGOGRAD, Russia) — Authorities in the Russian city of Volgograd are spraying vanilla concentrate to try to stop huge clouds of…

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New, long-extinct ape species found in ancient Chinese tomb
June 22, 2018

Thierry Falise/LightRocket via Getty Images(SHAANXI PROVINCE, China) — An entirely new but long-extinct ape species has been discovered in an ancient…

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Japanese worker docked for starting lunch 3 minutes early
June 21, 2018

iStock/Thinkstock(KOBE, Japan) — Officials in the western Japanese city of Kobe made a public apology on Thursday to a municipal employee…

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John Bolton heads to Moscow to plan potential Putin-Trump summit
June 21, 2018

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump may finally get his wish – a summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin – as his…

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New Zealand prime minister becomes second world leader in modern era to give birth
June 21, 2018

Phil Walter/Getty Images(AUCKLAND, New Zealand) — The prime minister of New Zealand has given birth to a girl. Jacinda Ardern, 37,…

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On World Refugee Day 2018, a record 68.5 million forcibly displaced last year
June 20, 2018

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Record high numbers of men, women and children were driven from their homes across the world last year…

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How European countries deal with the detention of migrant children
June 20, 2018

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — In response to mounting criticism of the policy of separating migrant children from their families, President Donald Trump…

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World Cup fans drinking Moscow dry, straining bars' beer supplies
June 20, 2018

iStock/Thinkstock(MOSCOW) — Fans partying at the World Cup in Moscow are downing so much beer that they are nearly drinking parts…

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Kim Jong Un again calls for step-by-step denuclearization
June 20, 2018

Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images(BEIJING) — In their third meeting in less than three months, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and Chinese…

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