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Venturing to Mexico, Trump defends right to build huge wall

On Mexican soil for the first time as the Republican presidential nominee, a firm but measured Donald Trump defended the right of the United States to build a massive border wall along its southern flank, standing up for the centerpiece of his immigration plan in a country where he is widely despised.

World

Gabon president re-elected; buildings are looted, burned

Gabon's president has narrowly won re-election, election officials said Wednesday, keeping alive a family dynasty in this oil-rich Central African country that reaches back to the 1960s. Clashes quickly broke out in the capital as opposition supporters claimed election fraud, looting and burning buildings.

World

Tough economic outlook in Brazil after president removed

Two dramas that grabbed global attention — the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro and the removal of Brazil's president — have now concluded. But Brazil is far from answering the biggest challenge facing the country: How can Latin America's largest economy climb out of a deep recession?

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Dubai opens massive Marvel-branded indoor theme park

As summer temperatures soared outside, the world's largest indoor theme park, featuring popular Marvel and Cartoon Network-branded rides, opened its doors to the public on Wednesday in the Middle East's tourist hub of Dubai — the latest in a myriad of new attractions here.

World

Italy prepares for reconstruction, starts post-quake probe

Italy began looking to the future Wednesday a week after an earthquake flattened three towns, with Premier Matteo Renzi tapping a reconstruction czar to oversee the rebuilding and investigators acquiring the first documentation into the construction blamed for the high death toll.

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Watch as sheep invade city in Spain after shepherd falls asleep

A flock of 1,300 sheep invaded the northeastern Spanish city of Huesca early Tuesday morning , June 7. According to reports, the shepherd looking after the flock fell asleep and the sheep decided to explore the town. The shepherd was eventually located and with the help of local police, they were able to round up the sheep and return them to their pen.
Policia Local Huesca via Facebook
Watch as sheep invade city in Spain after shepherd falls asleep 0:15

Watch as sheep invade city in Spain after shepherd falls asleep

Humpback whale trapped in fishing line, freed by Chilean sailors 2:12

Humpback whale trapped in fishing line, freed by Chilean sailors

Terror in Brussels 2:36

Terror in Brussels

Watch the total solar eclipse in Indonesia in 35 seconds 0:38

Watch the total solar eclipse in Indonesia in 35 seconds