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A general view of the Morskoi camp, part of the Artek International Children's Centre, located near the city of Yalta, Crimea May 11, 2017. Picture taken May 11, 2017. REUTERS/Pavel Rebrov

Sun, surf, Assads: Kids' trip shows Syria-Russia ties

SEVASTOPOL, Crimea - News that Russia hosted the teenage children of Bashar al-Assad at a lavishly-rebuilt Black Sea summer camp in Crimea last year has given a rare look into the personal lives of the Syrian president's family and his close relationship to Moscow.


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The bronze statue of a little girl that became a tourism phenomenon by staring down Wall Street's massive "Charging Bull" sculpture is to be moved to a nearby spot where its stern gaze will be on the male-dominated New York Stock Exchange, city officials said on Thursday.



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