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Russian Sailor's Message in Bottle Found 50 Years Later in Alaska

A man gathering firewood in Alaska discovered a bottle with a handwritten message inside wishing the finder "happy sailing" more than 50 years after it was dropped into the sea by a Russian sailor.

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Bomb Detonates on Northern Ireland Border

An explosive device described as an attempted trap for security forces detonated in a village on the Northern Ireland border on Monday, but failed to injure anyone.

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Notre-Dame Works Resume in Paris after Lead Scare

French workers on Monday resumed efforts to secure the cathedral of Notre-Dame following the devastating April fire, after a three-week pause due to the risk of lead contamination.

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'Environmental Tragedy' as Canary Islands Fire Out of Control

A fire raged out of control on the Spanish holiday island of Gran Canaria on Monday, forcing evacuations as flames rose so high even water-dropping planes could not operate in what was dubbed an "environmental tragedy."

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PSG Suffer Defeat at Rennes with 16-Year-Old in Starring Role

Champions Paris Saint-Germain slipped up in their second league game of the season losing 2-1 to Rennes on Sunday in a repeat of April's French Cup final with a 16-year-old playing a starring role.

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Bayern Munich Offer Coutinho Fresh Start on Loan

Barcelona's Philippe Coutinho has joined Bayern Munich on a one-year loan worth 8.5 million euros ($9.5 million) with an option to buy, the Spanish club confirmed Monday.

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Medvedev Makes Top Five Debut

Daniil Medvedev cracked the top five in the ATP rankings for the first time in his career on Monday after claiming his maiden Masters crown.

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African Players in Europe: Angolan Wonder Boy Helps Shock PSG

Angolan 16-year-old Eduardo Camavinga, who practiced judo as a child, was the African star in Europe at the weekend, helping Rennes shock star-stacked Paris Saint-Germain 2-1 in the French Ligue 1.

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Germany Warns of Possible Recession, Mulls Stimulus

The German economy could enter a recession in the third quarter, the Bundesbank warned Monday, as the debate on government measures to support the economy swelled in Berlin.

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Stock Markets Rally on Fresh Trade Talks Hopes

Stock markets rallied Monday after U.S. President Donald Trump's top economic adviser hailed "positive" trade talks with Chinese negotiators.

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