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A woman holds balloons as she participates in the first Gay Pride Parade in Beersheba, Israel, Thursday, June 22, 2017. Around 3500 people marched for the first time in the Gay Pride Parade in Beersheba. #APPhoto Ariel Schalit
A woman holds balloons as she participates in the first Gay Pride
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A poised young black woman balances atop a white horse cantering around the ring, standing tall as she moves through several gymnastic poses.

When she dismounts, trainer Enos Mafokate says she will do well in an upcoming competition in horse vaulting, the sport in which riders perform gymnastics on horseback: [ Apne.ws Link ]
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Trailblazing South Africa turns to new generation

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Census workers going door to door in Egypt’s teeming neighborhoods and crowded towns are discovering a new country — of more than 20 million people born in the last decade alone. Family planning efforts have lapsed over the past decade, particularly during the chaotic years following the 2011 uprising that toppled Hosni Mubarak. Today the government is mainly focused on combatting Islamic...
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Scenes from the Capitol in Washington today after the release of the Republican healthcare bill. #APPhotos Jacquelyn Martin & J. Scott Applewhite
Scenes from the Capitol in Washington today after the release of the
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Hundreds of men swept up in the hunt for al-Qaida militants have disappeared into a secret network of prisons in southern Yemen where abuse is routine and torture extreme — including the “grill,” in which the victim is tied to a spit like a roast and spun in a circle of fire, an Associated Press investigation has found. [ Apne.ws Link ]

Senior American defense officials acknowledged...
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A storm moves in over a couple visiting White Sands National Monument, Wednesday, June 21, 2017, near Alamogordo, N.M. Temperatures in the area hit 105 degrees Wednesday. #APPhoto Eric Gay
A storm moves in over a couple visiting White Sands National Monument
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OTD in 1937, Joe Louis began his reign as world heavyweight boxing champion by knocking out Jim Braddock in the eighth round of their fight in Chicago.

Photo Caption: Joe Louis raises his hand in victory after becoming the new world heavyweight champion with an eighth round knockout of James J. Braddock at Chicago's Comiskey Park, Ill., June 22, 1937. Holding Louis's hand up at left is...
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OTD in 1937 Joe Louis began his reign as world heavyweight boxing
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Photos of the day: A selection of some of the best AP photos taken over the past 24 hours

Photos of the day

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Scenes of summer from our photo archive on #SummerSolstice
Scenes of summer from our photo archive on SummerSolstice
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OTD in 1964, civil rights workers Michael H. Schwerner, Andrew Goodman and James E. Chaney were slain in Philadelphia, Mississippi; their bodies were found buried in an earthen dam six weeks later. (Forty-one years later on this date in 2005, Edgar Ray Killen, an 80-year-old former Ku Klux Klansman, was found guilty of manslaughter; he was sentenced to 60 years in prison.) [ Apne.ws Link...
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OTD in 1964 civil rights workers Michael H Schwerner Andrew Goodman and

Freedom summer murders of 1964

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Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, foreground center, performs yoga with thousands of Indians to mark international yoga day in Lucknow, India, Wednesday, June 21, 2017. Millions of yoga enthusiasts across India take part in a mass yoga sessions to mark the third International Yoga Day which falls on June 21 every year. #APPhoto Rajesh Kumar Singh #APTOPIX
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi foreground center performs yoga with thousands of
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Rappers Mobb Deep, Kejuan Muchita, aka Havoc, left, & Albert Johnson, aka #Prodigy, pose in Queens, New York in 2006. #APPhoto Jim Cooper

Rapper Prodigy, a member of the hardcore New York hip-hop duo Mobb Deep, has died. He was 42. [ Apne.ws Link ]

The rapper’s publicist said in a statement Tuesday that Prodigy was hospitalized a few days ago in Las Vegas “for complications caused by a...
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In either direction, the waiting line is stuck.

On World Refugee Day, more than 60,000 refugees and migrants are stranded in Greece. They’re eventually supposed to go forward to other countries in Europe or be sent back to Turkey, but the process is barely moving. [ Apne.ws Link ]
In either direction the waiting line is stuck

Refugees, migrants stranded in limbo in Greece

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OTD in 1967, boxer Muhammad Ali was convicted in Houston of violating Selective Service laws by refusing to be drafted and was sentenced to five years in prison. (Ali's conviction was ultimately overturned by the U.S. Supreme Court).

Photo Caption: Heavyweight champion Muhammad Ali has a "no comment" as he is confronted by newsmen as he leaves the Federal Building in Houston for lunch during...
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OTD in 1967 boxer Muhammad Ali was convicted in Houston of violating
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Hidden trove of suspected Nazi artifacts found in Argentina: [ Apne.ws Link ]
Hidden trove of suspected Nazi artifacts found in Argentina:
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"Children are the real victims of any conflict, children all over the world share the same thing in common, they seek fun, joy and happiness, they don't choose where to be born or the circumstances around them."

Here is a photo gallery by Muhammed Muheisen on World Refugee day which is observed on June 20 each year.
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Preacher Daniel Rasash falls to his knees and weeps in prayer, June 4, 2017, at the Yoyo Pentecostal Church in Bidi Bidi refugee settlement in northern Uganda. The South Sudanese refugees meet in open-air churches rigged from timber with seats made only from planks of wood or logs drilled into the ground, yet these churches for the born-again Christians are oases of joy among the daily...
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Preacher Daniel Rasash falls to his knees and weeps in prayer June
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In 2016 alone, 254 Argentine women died from gender-based violence, according to a report released last month by the Supreme Court. That amounts to one woman killed every 34 hours. [ Apne.ws Link ]
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