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Julie Cameron, of Melbourne, holds a painting of Mary cradling a baby Jesus outside Melbourne Magistrates' Court Wednesday, July 26, 2017. Cameron is waiting for the hearing of Cardinal George Pell, who is facing multiple charges of sexual assault from years ago. (AP Photo/Kristen Gelineau)
Top Vatican official faces Australian court on sex chargesThe most senior Vatican official ever charged in the Catholic Church sex abuse crisis arrived at an Australian court on Wednesday for his first court appearance, as he vows to clear his name in a scandal that has rattled Rome.
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Blast damages offices of Mexico Catholic Bishops CouncilAn explosive device has damaged a door at the headquarters of Mexico's Roman Catholic Council of Bishops, but there are no injuries
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President Donald Trump, with Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri, speaks during their joint news conference in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, July 25, 2017. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
Trump, Lebanese leader pledge solidarity against terrorismPresident Donald Trump and Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri pledge solidarity in fighting terrorism
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President Donald Trump meets with Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, July, 25, 2017. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
The Latest: Haley urges UN to get serious about HezbollahU.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley is urging the U.N. Security Council to more seriously confront Lebanese militant group Hezbollah
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FILE - In this May 5, 2015 file photo, Abu Wa'el Dhiab, from Syria, sits in front of the U.S. embassy while visiting former fellow detainees demanding financial assistance from the U.S., in Montevideo, Uruguay. Authorities reported on Monday, July 24, 2017, that Dhiab has returned to Uruguay after being deported from Morocco. (AP Photo/Matilde Campodonico, File)
Uruguay: Ex-Gitmo detainee also tried to travel to RussiaThe government liaison for Guantanamo ex-detainees resettled in Uruguay says one of the men tried to travel to Russia in recent months, at least his fourth such attempt to leave the South American nation
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White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci speaks to members of the media outside the White House in Washington, Tuesday, July 25, 2017. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
Trump message chief willing to 'fire everybody' for leakingPresident Donald Trump's new communications director says he's ready to clean house in order to prevent information leaks that have plagued the administration
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FILE- In this Monday, July 24, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump arrives to speak at the 2017 National Scout Jamboree in Glen Jean, W.Va. Trump is scheduled to visit Ohio on Tuesday as the U.S. Senate could vote on beginning debate on a Republican health care bill. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
Trump shows the Boy Scouts how to start a political fireSome parents, Boy Scouts and others are furious that President Donald Trump used a speech at a national Boy Scout gathering to rail against his enemies and promote his political agenda
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Vatican's Bambino Gesu' pediatric hospital director Mariella Enoc, right, and muscular and neurodegenerative diseases expert professor Luigi Bertini address the media during a press conference they held in the hospital's offices, in Rome, Tuesday, July 25, 2017. Bambino Gesu hospital, that offered to treat critically ill 11-month-old Charlie Gard while his parents were trying to persuade British courts to tell a London hospital to release the boy for treatment in the United States, said Tuesday that experimental therapy "could have been an opportunity" to help Charlie, but it was too late to start care for the critically ill baby. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
Charlie Gard's parents ask court to let him die at homeThe mother of Charlie Gard, the critically ill baby at the center of an international medical and legal battle, returned to London's High Court Tuesday
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The police shut down the old town of Schaffhausen in Switzerland, while they search for an unknown man who attacked people, on Monday, July 24, 2017. Swiss police say several people have been hospitalized, two of them with serious injuries, following the apparent attack in the northern city of Schaffhausen. (Ennio Leanza/Keystone via AP)
Chainsaw attack suspect arrested in SwitzerlandPolice say the suspect in a chainsaw attack on a health insurer's office in Switzerland that left five people wounded has been caught after more than a day on the run
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Libya's Prime Minister Fayez al-Sarraj of the U.N.-backed government, left, and General Khalifa Hifter of the Egyptian-backed commander of Libya's self-styled national army shake hands as France's President Emmanuel Macron stands between after a declaration at the Chateau of the La Celle-Saint-Cloud, west of Paris, France, Tuesday, July 25, 2017. President Emmanuel Macron is hosting a meeting of the two main rival leaders of chaotic Libya, trying to play peacemaker in a country where the stakes are high for both Europe and Africa. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
Libyan rivals agree in France to cease-fire, electionsTwo rival Libyan leaders in France commit to a cease-fire, working toward presidential and parliamentary elections and finding a roadmap to secure lawless Libya against terrorism and trafficking
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Turkey's President and the leader of ruling Justice and Development Party Recep Tayyip Erdogan addresses his supporters at the parliament in Ankara, Turkey, Tuesday, July 25, 2017. Erdogan has accused Israel of using terrorism as a pretext to take over holy sites in Jerusalem from Muslims and called on all Muslims to defend the holy sites by visiting Jerusalem at every occasion or by sending aid to Muslims there. (Presidential Press Service/Pool via AP)
Thousands join Muslim prayer protests over Jerusalem shrineThousands of Palestinian Muslims have prayed in the streets near Jerusalem's most contested holy site as clerics call for continued protests
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The police shut down the old town of Schaffhausen in Switzerland, while they search for an unknown man who attacked people, on Monday, July 24, 2017. Swiss police say several people have been hospitalized, two of them with serious injuries, following the apparent attack in the northern city of Schaffhausen. (Ennio Leanza/Keystone via AP)
The Latest: Chainsaw attack suspect arrested in SwitzerlandPolice say the suspect in Monday's chainsaw attack at a health insurance company's office in the Swiss city of Schaffhausen has been arrested
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