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FILE PHOTO: U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo attends the daily briefing at the White House in Washington, DC, U.S., June 7, 2018.  REUTERS/Carlos Barria/File Photo

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley will announce on Tuesday that the United Sates is pulling out of the United Nations Human Rights Council, a Trump administration source told Reuters.

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Immigrant children, many of whom have been separated from their parents under a new "zero tolerance" policy by the Trump administration, are shown walking in single file between tents in their compound next to the Mexican border in Tornillo, Texas, U.S. June 18, 2018. Picture taken June 18, 2018. REUTERS/Mike Blake

Democrats staged an impromptu congressional protest and moderate Republicans and key U.S. business groups pressed President Donald Trump on Tuesday to stop separating immigrant children from their parents as an opinion poll showed most Americans oppose the policy.

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North Korea could start the process of handing over the remains of troops, including Americans, missing from the Korean War within the next few days, two U.S. officials told Reuters on Tuesday.

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FILE PHOTO: Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel talks with U.S. President Donald Trump at a family photo session with the leaders of the G-7 summit in Charlevoix, Quebec, Canada, June 8, 2018. REUTERS/Yves Herman/File Photo

Chancellor Angela Merkel coolly rebuffed U.S. President Donald Trump's assertion that migrants were behind a surge in crime in Germany, pointing to statistics that showed crime was in fact down.

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British police said on Tuesday they were investigating the cause of a "minor explosion" at Southgate underground station in north London and were advising people to avoid the area.

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FILE PHOTO: A map of China is seen through a magnifying glass on a computer screen showing binary digits in Singapore in this January 2, 2014 photo illustration. REUTERS/Edgar Su

A sophisticated hacking campaign launched from computers in China burrowed deeply into satellite operators, defense contractors and telecommunications companies in the United States and southeast Asia, security researchers at Symantec Corp said on Tuesday.

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Special Vatican envoys archbishop Charles Scicluna attends a news conference in Santiago, Chile June 12, 2018.  REUTERS/Rodrigo Garrido

Chilean prosecutors said on Tuesday they questioned the Vatican's top sex abuse investigator as he prepared to fly out of the country following a fact-finding and reconciliation mission ordered by the Pope.

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Demonstrators take cover as police fire at them during a protest against the government of Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega in Masaya, Nicaragua June 19, 2018. REUTERS/Oswaldo Rivas

Nicaraguan police and masked gunmen clashed with anti-government protesters on Tuesday, leaving at least two dead following the suspension of peace talks to quell two months of deadly demonstrations, a human rights group said.

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FILE PHOTO: FILE PHOTO: The label of a Washington D.C. sweatshirt bears a U.S. flag but says "Made in China" at a souvenir stand in Washington, DC, U.S., January 14, 2011.   REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque/File Photo/File Photo

China has underestimated President Donald Trump's resolve to move forward with tariffs unless Beijing changes its "predatory" trade practices, a top U.S. trade advisor said on Tuesday, in comments that diminished the chances of a negotiated settlement to a looming trade war between the world's economic superpowers.

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron attend a bilateral meeting at the German government guesthouse Meseberg Palace in Meseberg, Germany, June 19, 2018.         Bundesregierung/Jesco Denzel/Handout via REUTERS

The leaders of Germany and France agreed on Tuesday to create a budget for the euro zone and hailed a "new chapter" for the currency union, but they left the details to be worked out later with other members of the 19-country bloc.

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FILE PHOTO: U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks during a news conference following a meeting with North Korea's envoy Kim Yong Chol in New York, U.S., May 31, 2018.   REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/File Photo

Prospects have risen for negotiations between the Taliban and the United States after Afghan President Ashraf Ghani called a ceasefire and allowed militants to roam into cities in a gamble to encourage peace talks.

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Police officers are seen after a minor explosion was reported at Southgate underground station, London, Britain June 19 2018, in this picture obtained from social media. Deborah Pratchett/ via REUTERS

British police said on Tuesday a "small number of people" were receiving medical treatment after what they described as a minor explosion at an underground station in north London.

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Mexico's Foreign Minister Luis Videgaray looks on during a news conference on the separation of children from immigrant parents at the U.S.-Mexico border, in Mexico City, Mexico June 19, 2018. REUTERS/Gustavo Graf

Mexico's foreign minister Luis Videgaray on Tuesday called the separation of children from immigrant parents at the U.S.-Mexico border "cruel and inhumane" and urged the United States to reconsider the practice.

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British police said on Tuesday that a blast at an underground station in north London was unlikely to be terror-related but investigations were ongoing.

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FILE PHOTO: Staff members set up Chinese and U.S. flags for a meeting between Chinese Transport Minister Li Xiaopeng and U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao at the Ministry of Transport of China in Beijing, China April 27, 2018. REUTERS/Jason Lee/Pool/File Photo

China and the United States sank into a deepening trade conflict that roiled financial markets Tuesday after U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to impose tariffs on an additional $200 billion of Chinese products, prompting Beijing to accuse Washington of starting a trade war.

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FILE PHOTO: Eurofighter Typhoon (L) and a Dassault Rafale are seen at the ILA Air Show in Berlin, Germany, April 26, 2018. REUTERS/Axel Schmidt/File Photo

France will take the lead in the development of a next generation combat jet with Germany under an agreement the two governments signed on Tuesday, the French defense ministry said.

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U.S. House Republicans revised a draft immigration bill to keep authorities from separating children from their parents during criminal proceedings for misdemeanor, first-time illegal border crossings, a House Republican aide said on Tuesday.

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FILE PHOTO - Lloyd Blankfein, CEO of Goldman Sachs, speaks at the Boston College Chief Executives Club luncheon in Boston, MA, U.S., March 22, 2018. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

U.S. President Donald Trump's threat to escalate a trade conflict with China is likely a negotiating tactic and not a "suicide pact," the chief executive of Goldman Sachs & Co said on Tuesday, criticizing the White House strategy as a risky tit-for-tat.

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FILE PHOTO: International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Christine Lagarde speaks at the Foreign Policy annual Awards Dinner in Washington, U.S., June 13, 2018. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas

The head of the International Monetary Fund welcomed on Tuesday the adoption by Ukraine's parliament of a law to create an anti-corruption court, but said lawmakers needed to amend it to guarantee the court's effectiveness.

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The Armenian parliament on Tuesday stripped a member of parliament from the former ruling party of immunity and supported a prosecutor's motion to launch criminal proceedings against him.

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FILE PHOTO: U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo attends the daily briefing at the White House in Washington, DC, U.S., June 7, 2018.  REUTERS/Carlos Barria/File Photo

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley will announce on Tuesday that the United Sates is pulling out of the United Nations Human Rights Council, a Trump administration source told Reuters.

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Immigrant children, many of whom have been separated from their parents under a new "zero tolerance" policy by the Trump administration, are shown walking in single file between tents in their compound next to the Mexican border in Tornillo, Texas, U.S. June 18, 2018. Picture taken June 18, 2018. REUTERS/Mike Blake

Democrats staged an impromptu congressional protest and moderate Republicans and key U.S. business groups pressed President Donald Trump on Tuesday to stop separating immigrant children from their parents as an opinion poll showed most Americans oppose the policy.

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North Korea could start the process of handing over the remains of troops, including Americans, missing from the Korean War within the next few days, two U.S. officials told Reuters on Tuesday.

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FILE PHOTO: Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel talks with U.S. President Donald Trump at a family photo session with the leaders of the G-7 summit in Charlevoix, Quebec, Canada, June 8, 2018. REUTERS/Yves Herman/File Photo

Chancellor Angela Merkel coolly rebuffed U.S. President Donald Trump's assertion that migrants were behind a surge in crime in Germany, pointing to statistics that showed crime was in fact down.

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British police said on Tuesday they were investigating the cause of a "minor explosion" at Southgate underground station in north London and were advising people to avoid the area.

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FILE PHOTO: A map of China is seen through a magnifying glass on a computer screen showing binary digits in Singapore in this January 2, 2014 photo illustration. REUTERS/Edgar Su

A sophisticated hacking campaign launched from computers in China burrowed deeply into satellite operators, defense contractors and telecommunications companies in the United States and southeast Asia, security researchers at Symantec Corp said on Tuesday.

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Special Vatican envoys archbishop Charles Scicluna attends a news conference in Santiago, Chile June 12, 2018.  REUTERS/Rodrigo Garrido

Chilean prosecutors said on Tuesday they questioned the Vatican's top sex abuse investigator as he prepared to fly out of the country following a fact-finding and reconciliation mission ordered by the Pope.

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Demonstrators take cover as police fire at them during a protest against the government of Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega in Masaya, Nicaragua June 19, 2018. REUTERS/Oswaldo Rivas

Nicaraguan police and masked gunmen clashed with anti-government protesters on Tuesday, leaving at least two dead following the suspension of peace talks to quell two months of deadly demonstrations, a human rights group said.

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FILE PHOTO: FILE PHOTO: The label of a Washington D.C. sweatshirt bears a U.S. flag but says "Made in China" at a souvenir stand in Washington, DC, U.S., January 14, 2011.   REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque/File Photo/File Photo

China has underestimated President Donald Trump's resolve to move forward with tariffs unless Beijing changes its "predatory" trade practices, a top U.S. trade advisor said on Tuesday, in comments that diminished the chances of a negotiated settlement to a looming trade war between the world's economic superpowers.

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron attend a bilateral meeting at the German government guesthouse Meseberg Palace in Meseberg, Germany, June 19, 2018.         Bundesregierung/Jesco Denzel/Handout via REUTERS

The leaders of Germany and France agreed on Tuesday to create a budget for the euro zone and hailed a "new chapter" for the currency union, but they left the details to be worked out later with other members of the 19-country bloc.

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FILE PHOTO: U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks during a news conference following a meeting with North Korea's envoy Kim Yong Chol in New York, U.S., May 31, 2018.   REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/File Photo

Prospects have risen for negotiations between the Taliban and the United States after Afghan President Ashraf Ghani called a ceasefire and allowed militants to roam into cities in a gamble to encourage peace talks.

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Police officers are seen after a minor explosion was reported at Southgate underground station, London, Britain June 19 2018, in this picture obtained from social media. Deborah Pratchett/ via REUTERS

British police said on Tuesday a "small number of people" were receiving medical treatment after what they described as a minor explosion at an underground station in north London.

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Mexico's Foreign Minister Luis Videgaray looks on during a news conference on the separation of children from immigrant parents at the U.S.-Mexico border, in Mexico City, Mexico June 19, 2018. REUTERS/Gustavo Graf

Mexico's foreign minister Luis Videgaray on Tuesday called the separation of children from immigrant parents at the U.S.-Mexico border "cruel and inhumane" and urged the United States to reconsider the practice.

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British police said on Tuesday that a blast at an underground station in north London was unlikely to be terror-related but investigations were ongoing.

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FILE PHOTO: Staff members set up Chinese and U.S. flags for a meeting between Chinese Transport Minister Li Xiaopeng and U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao at the Ministry of Transport of China in Beijing, China April 27, 2018. REUTERS/Jason Lee/Pool/File Photo

China and the United States sank into a deepening trade conflict that roiled financial markets Tuesday after U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to impose tariffs on an additional $200 billion of Chinese products, prompting Beijing to accuse Washington of starting a trade war.

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FILE PHOTO: Eurofighter Typhoon (L) and a Dassault Rafale are seen at the ILA Air Show in Berlin, Germany, April 26, 2018. REUTERS/Axel Schmidt/File Photo

France will take the lead in the development of a next generation combat jet with Germany under an agreement the two governments signed on Tuesday, the French defense ministry said.

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U.S. House Republicans revised a draft immigration bill to keep authorities from separating children from their parents during criminal proceedings for misdemeanor, first-time illegal border crossings, a House Republican aide said on Tuesday.

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FILE PHOTO - Lloyd Blankfein, CEO of Goldman Sachs, speaks at the Boston College Chief Executives Club luncheon in Boston, MA, U.S., March 22, 2018. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

U.S. President Donald Trump's threat to escalate a trade conflict with China is likely a negotiating tactic and not a "suicide pact," the chief executive of Goldman Sachs & Co said on Tuesday, criticizing the White House strategy as a risky tit-for-tat.

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FILE PHOTO: International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Christine Lagarde speaks at the Foreign Policy annual Awards Dinner in Washington, U.S., June 13, 2018. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas

The head of the International Monetary Fund welcomed on Tuesday the adoption by Ukraine's parliament of a law to create an anti-corruption court, but said lawmakers needed to amend it to guarantee the court's effectiveness.

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The Armenian parliament on Tuesday stripped a member of parliament from the former ruling party of immunity and supported a prosecutor's motion to launch criminal proceedings against him.

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