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Trump Renews Attacks on Own Attorney General, Decision 'Soon'

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions found himself in an increasingly untenable position Tuesday, as President Donald Trump once again skewered him on Twitter, calling his onetime ally "VERY weak."

Sessions was one of Trump's earliest and most loyal supporters, but the Republican billionaire has turned on him publicly in the past week, as rumors fly that the former senator from Alabama will be replaced.

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Philippines' Duterte Demands U.S. Return Symbolic Church Bells

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has demanded the United States return church bells seized by American forces in a bloody campaign more than a century ago, in another blast at his country's traditional ally.

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Maldives Troops Blockade Parliament as Crisis Worsens

Maldivian troops blockaded parliament and clashed with opposition leaders for a second day, witnesses said Tuesday, as political turmoil escalated in the troubled honeymoon islands.

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China Urges U.S. to Stop 'Unfriendly' Recon Flights

China on Tuesday called on the United States to stop "unfriendly" and "dangerous" military flights after two Chinese fighter jets intercepted an American surveillance plane over the East China Sea.

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Violence against Afghan Journalists Soars

At least 10 journalists were killed in Afghanistan in the first half of 2017, a 35 percent surge from last year, a media watchdog said Tuesday, with rampant violence on the rise in the war-torn country. 

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Man Shouting 'Allahu Akbar' in Spain Knife Attack

A knife-wielding man shouting "Allahu Akbar" charged across the border between Morocco and the Spanish territory of Melilla on Tuesday, attacking and injuring a police officer, authorities said.

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N. Korea Appears to be Preparing New Missile Test, Yonhap Says

Speculation intensified Tuesday that North Korea is preparing another missile launch to coincide with a military anniversary, just weeks after conducting its first successful test of an ICBM that experts warned could reach Alaska.

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France Battles Raging Fires on Cote d'Azur

Thousands of firefighters battled forest fires in large  areas of southeast France Tuesday, with one "extremely virulent" inferno raging near the jetset resort of Saint-Tropez, emergency services said.

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U.N. 'Not Giving Up' on Cyprus after Talks Collapse

The United Nations is "not giving up" on efforts to seal a Cyprus reunification deal despite the failure of an international summit held in Switzerland earlier this month, U.N. envoy Espen Barth Eide said on Monday.

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Ukraine Leader Slams Russia over Arms Given to Rebels

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Monday demanded Russia's Vladimir Putin halt arms supplies to rebels as the leaders of France and Germany tried to revive a peace plan.

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