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Germany Votes To Fine Social Media Companies For Failing To Remove Hate Speech

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French far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen leaves a polling station after casting her vote in Henin Beaumont, Northern France, in parliamentary elections held earlier this month. Michel Spingler/AP hide caption

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French politician Simone Veil speaks about abortion while she was health minister in 1974. The legislation that legalized abortion in France is still known as "Veil's law." Eustache Cardenas/AP hide caption

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France To Honor 'Les Sammies,' Uncle Sam's World War I Troops

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A Doctor On Rescuing Migrants In The Mediterranean Sea

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Green Party's gay rights activist Volker Beck, center, and fellow faction members celebrate with a confetti popper after Germany's Parliament voted on Friday to legalize same-sex marriage. Michael Sohn/AP hide caption

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Researchers monitored the health of these wild bees, from the species Osmia bicornis. They nest inside small cavities, such as hollow reeds. Courtesy of Centre for Ecology & Hydrology hide caption

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Pesticides Are Harming Bees — But Not Everywhere, Major New Study Shows

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Three groups say BNP Paribas transferred $1.3 million that was used to purchase weapons, in violation of a U.N. arms embargo. Remy de la Mauviniere/Associated Press hide caption

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How Europe Is Grappling With Increased Cybersecurity Threats

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Boaty McBoatface undergoes preparations last year in Birkenhead, England. By the assessment of the British Antarctic Survey, Boaty discharged its duties on its inaugural voyage surpassingly well. Christopher Furlong/Getty Images hide caption

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Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort had resigned his position last August after his work for Ukrainian interests came under scrutiny. Matt Rourke/AP hide caption

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Former Trump Campaign Manager Paul Manafort Registers As A Foreign Agent

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Michael Bond sits with a Paddington Bear toy in 2008. Bond died Tuesday, according to his publisher, nearly six decades after his beloved character first appeared in print. Sang Tan/AP hide caption

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