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FILE - In this Tuesday, May 1, 2018 file photo, French far right leader Marine Le Pen attends a May Day meeting, in Nice, south of France. A top European Union court has ruled on Tuesday, June 19 that French far-right leader Marine le Pen must return 300,000 euros ($346,000) to the European Parliament for funds incorrectly paid to an assistant. The General Court of the EU dismissed an appeal by Le Pen and said she "did not prove the effectiveness of that assistant's work." (AP Photo/Thibault Camus, file)
EU court orders French far-right leader to repay $346,000A top European Union court has ruled that French far-right leader Marine le Pen must return 300,000 euros ($346,000) to the European Parliament for funds incorrectly paid to an assistant
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Algeria to block internet to stop high school exam leaksAlgeria's education minister says the Algerian government is taking the "extreme measure" of temporarily suspending the entire country's internet connection during national school exams to stop cheating and the leaking of answers
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FILE - In this May 19, 2014 file photo, the Versailles castle is pictured in Versailles, west of Paris. The Palace of Versailles, one of France's top tourist attractions, and the Orsay museum in Paris were closed to visitors on Tuesday June 19, 2018 due to a strike of employees. (AP Photo/Remy de la Mauviniere, File)
Versailles Palace and Orsay museum closed due to a strikeThe Palace of Versailles, one of France's top tourist attractions, and the Orsay museum in Paris were closed to visitors on Tuesday due to a strike of employees
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FILE - In this April 6, 2018 file photo, a former farmer works at a primitive refinery as he makes crude oil into diesel and other products, in Rmeilan, Hassakeh province, Syria. The oil ministers of the OPEC cartel are arriving in Vienna to discuss later this week whether to increase production of crude oil and help ease the price of global energy. The officials were gathering Tuesday, June 19 ahead of the official meeting Friday, when they will also confer with the representative of Russia, a non-OPEC member that has cooperated with the cartel to limit production since late 2016. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla, file)
OPEC oil ministers gather to discuss production increaseThe oil ministers of the OPEC cartel are arriving in Vienna to discuss this week whether to increase production of crude oil and help ease the price of global energy.
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Greek far-left terrorist granted new furlough from prisonA convicted Greek far-left terrorist, serving multiple life terms for a string of assassinations, has temporarily walked free after being granted a two-day furlough, the third since late last year
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Macedonian parliament starts debate on name deal with GreeceMacedonia's parliament has started debating a law ratifying the agreement with Greece under which the country will rename itself "North Macedonia."
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In this image made from video taken on Monday, June 18, 2018, French President Emmanuel Macron speaks with a teenage boy in Paris. A video of French President Emmanuel Macron is going viral Tuesday, June 19 on social media as he strongly admonished a teenager who spoke to him with familiarity. Macron said “call me Mr President of the Republic or Sir” to a schoolboy at a ceremony Monday for the 78th anniversary of Charles De Gaulle's historic appeal for armed resistance against Nazi tyranny. (TF1 via AP)
France's Macron tells teenager: Call me 'monsieur'A video of French President Emmanuel Macron strongly admonishing a teenager who called him by a nickname is going viral on social media
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German mayor suspended over ties to extremist movementGerman authorities have suspended a Bavarian village's mayor over her alleged support of an anti-government extremist group
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FILE - In this June 11, 2018 file photo, Billy Caldwell sits with his mother Charlotte. Former British Foreign Secretary William Hague called Tuesday, June 19 for the government to take steps toward legalizing marijuana. Hague changed his public stance on cannabis policy days after the government relented and allowed a 12-year-old epileptic boy to receive cannabis oil treatment that his mother said was needed to prevent life-threatening seizures. Home Secretary Sajid Javid said he was convinced after talking to clinicians that the boy, Billy Caldwell, faced a medical crisis.(Stefan Rousseau/PA via AP, File)
UK reviews medical marijuana ban after outcry over sick kidsThe British government says it is reviewing its ban on cannabis-based medicines, but is rejecting calls to legalize marijuana for recreational use
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An ancient way to cut grass, scything's also a state of mindScything Zen: An ancient way to cut grasses can also be a state of mind
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A 19-years-old defendent sits on dock of a court in Berlin Tuesday, June 19, 2018. The Syrian man is accused of attacking a Jewish man wearing a kippa. (Paul Zinken/dpa via AP)
Germany: Syrian teen admits assault on man wearing skullcap19-year-old from Syrian confesses to assault on a man wearing a skullcap in the German capital
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Train hits minibus in Denmark, 2 people are killedDanish police say two people have been killed when a commuter train hit a minibus at an unprotected crossing in southwestern Denmark
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Dutch detain 3 men suspected of Islamic State group linksDutch authorities have detained three men with suspected links to the IS extremist group based on DNA evidence found on arms found at a French hideout
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FILE - In this Sept. 14, 2017 file photo, a Rohingya man carries two children to shore in Shah Porir Dwip, Bangladesh, after they arrived on a boat from Myanmar. The U.N. refugee agency says nearly 69 million people who have fled war, violence and persecution were forcibly displaced last year, a new record for the fifth straight year. The U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees said Tuesday, June 19, 2018 that continued crises in places like South Sudan and Congo, as well as the exodus of Muslim Rohingya from Myanmar starting last year, raised the overall figure of forced displacements in 2017 to 68.5 million. (AP Photo/Dar Yasin, File)
UN refugee agency: Record 68.5 million displaced in 2017The U.N. refugee agency says nearly 69 million people who have fled war, violence and persecution were forcibly displaced last year, a new record for the fifth straight year
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Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May leaves 10 Downing Street to attend the weekly session of PMQs at parliament in London, Wednesday, June 13, 2018. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
UK prosecutors: IS follower plotted Downing Street bombingUK prosecutors say an Islamic State follower plotted a suicide bombing targeting British Prime Minister Theresa May at her Downing Street office
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