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In this June 12, 2017, photo, an elderly resident takes shelter in a concrete culvert during an evacuation drill in the wake of North Korea's repeated launches of ballistic missiles, in Tsubame, Niigata prefecture, northwest of Tokyo. Cabinet Secretariat in charge of crisis management said Thursday, June 21, 2018, Japan plans to suspend civilian evacuation drills planned for the rest of the year amid easing tension following the U.S.-North Korea summit. (Kyodo News via AP)
Japan to scrap evacuation drills for NKorean missile threatJapan plans to suspend civilian evacuation drills it started last year while North Korea was repeatedly test-firing missiles near and over Japanese islands
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Merkel visits refugee host Jordan amid migration row at homeGerman Chancellor Angela Merkel has begun a visit to Jordan, a major refugee host country, amid an escalating domestic conflict over migration that has shaken her coalition government
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FILE - In this May 22, 2018, file photo, New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern addresses Parliament in Wellington, New Zealand. Ardern arrived Thursday, June 21, 2018 at the country's largest public hospital as she prepared to give birth to her first child. Her pregnancy has been followed around the world, with many hoping the 37-year-old will become a role model for combining motherhood with political leadership. (AP Photo/Nick Perry, File)
The Latest: New Zealand leader Jacinda Ardern gives birthNew Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has given birth to a girl
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President Donald Trump listens to Vice President Mike Pence speak before signing an executive order to end family separations at the border, during an event in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, June 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
Trump's immigration order sparks confusion, deep concernPresident Trump's executive order aimed at halting the breakup of immigrant families sparked widespread confusion Wednesday about how the reversal will play out and concern that children will still be in detention, even if they remain with their families
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An Indonesia search and rescue team searches for a ferry which sank Monday in lake Toba, North Sumatra, Indonesia, Tuesday, June 19, 2018. Rescuers searching for dozens of people missing after a ferry sank on Indonesia's Lake Toba have found bags, jackets, an ID card and other items in the waters but no new survivors, casting a tragic pall over holidays marking the end of the Muslim holy month. (AP Photo)
Hundreds pray at Indonesia lake as search for bodies resumesHundreds of family members are waiting in desperation at a small port on an Indonesian lake for news of missing relatives as the search for more than 190 people from a sunken ferry entered its fourth day
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North Korean Army Lt. Colonel Hwang Myong Jin wears a pin of late North Korean leaders Kim Il Sung and his son Kim Jong Il while explaining the history of the truce village at the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) which separates the two Koreas in Pammunjom, North Korea, Wednesday, June 20, 2018. Hwang who has been a guide on the northern side of the Demilitarized Zone that divides the two Koreas for five years says that since the summits between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and the presidents of South Korea and the United States, things have quieted down noticeably in perhaps the most iconic symbol of the one last place on Earth where the Cold War still burns hot. (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara)
North Korean summits bring sense of peace along DMZ borderOn the North Korean side of the Demilitarized Zone, the sound of silence is a welcome sign of detente
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FILE - In this Wednesday, June 13, 2018 file photo, Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May leaves 10 Downing Street to attend the weekly session of PMQs at parliament in London. The British government is facing another knife-edge vote in Parliament on Wednesday June 20, 2018, over how much control lawmakers should have over the country's departure from the European Union. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, File)
UK's May defeats Brexit rebels, but divisions still reignThe British government has gotten its flagship Brexit legislation through Parliament, but remains locked in a tussle with lawmakers over the direction of the country's departure from the European Union
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FILE -- In this file photo taken on Friday March 16, 2018 a pangolin from the Johannesburg Wildlife Veterinary Hospital forages for food at the base of an anthill, near Johannesburg. Nearly 100 countries took part in a globe-spanning crackdown on the illegal wildlife trade, seizing tons of meat, ivory, pangolin scales and timber in a monthlong bust that exposed the international reach of traffickers, Interpol said Wednesday, June 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Denis Farrell, File)
Live animals, meat, ivory, wood seized in trafficking stingsThousands of live animals along with meat, ivory, pangolin scales and timber were seized in a crackdown Interpol said exposed the international reach of wildlife traffickers
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Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban, right, and one of his deputies, Zsolt Semjen vote on the amendment of the basic law or constitution concerning migration concerning migration during the session of the Parliament in Budapest, Hungary, Wednesday, June 20, 2018. Hungary has approved a constitutional amendment making it more difficult for refugees to gain asylum in Hungary and passed legislation which threatens people helping asylum-seekers with up to a year in prison.  (Szilard Koszticsak/MTI via AP)
No easy path: Complex mass migration, politics reshape globeJourneys to far-away cities and sleepless nights in crowded camps or worrying about receiving asylum are how millions of people observed World Refugee Day
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England supporters celebrate Harry Kane's winning goal as fans watch the World Cup soccer match between Tunisia and England at the Lord Raglan Pub in London, Monday, June 18, 2018. (Nigel French/PA via AP)
Beer may lack fizz in Europe amid carbon dioxide shortageA shortage of carbon dioxide might leave beer and soft drinks short of fizz, just as thirsty World Cup watchers fill pubs
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In this image provided by Jodie Bowers, detainees are escorted into an Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) facility, early Wednesday, June 20, 2018, in Brooklyn Heights, Ohio. More than 100 workers were arrested Tuesday, at an Ohio meatpacking plant by federal agents following a yearlong immigration investigation, the second large-scale raid within the state in the past two weeks. (Jodie Bowers via AP)
People donate millions to help separated familiesIn an outpouring of concern prompted by images and audio of children crying for their parents, hundreds of thousands of people worldwide are donating to nonprofit organizations to help families separated at the Mexico border
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Russia head coach Stanislav Cherchesov, right, and Egypt head coach Hector Cuper, center, gesture during the group A match between Russia and Egypt at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the St. Petersburg stadium in St. Petersburg, Russia, Tuesday, June 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky)
After only 2 matches, Egypt eliminated from World CupEgypt arrived in Russia with Mohamed Salah and some high expectations, but was eliminated from the World Cup after only two matches
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