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British Prime Minister Theresa May speaks during a joint news conference with European Commission Chief Jean-Claude Juncker in Brussels, Belgium on Friday. Anadolu Agency/Getty Images hide caption

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Cars cross the fluid border between Ireland and Northern Ireland in Donegal, Ireland, on June 25, 2016. The result of Britain's referendum vote to leave the European Union has ignited a debate over whether the border will need to establish customs checks and tariffs. Paul Faith /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A priest blesses a boy during Holy Communion. Earlier this year, the Irish Catholic Bishops' Conference approved guidelines for priests who father children. In the guidelines, which were recently published online, the Irish bishops advised any priest who is also a father to "face up to his responsibilities — personal, legal, moral and financial." Peter Morrison/AP hide caption

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Martin McGuinness, seen here arriving at 10 Downing Street in central London last October for meetings in his role as Northern Ireland's deputy first minister, has died at age 66. Daniel Leal-Olivas/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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The site of a former home for unmarried mothers and their babies, run by nuns in Tuam, Ireland, between the 1920s and 1960s. A government commission says excavations have revealed the remains of children buried there during that time. Niall Carson/AP hide caption

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European Union Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager speaks during a media conference at EU headquarters in Brussels on Tuesday. The European Union says Ireland has given illegal tax benefits to Apple Inc. and must now recover the unpaid back taxes from the U.S. technology company, plus interest. Virginia Mayo/AP hide caption

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Contemporary yarns used an array of modern colors, like fuchsia, but still echo Irish traditions. These are hand-spun at used at Studio Donegal in Ireland. Courtesy of Studio Donegal hide caption

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Irish Tweed: Hand-Looming With A Modern Twist

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From the Apple and FBI dispute in the U.S. to a legal case in Brazil involving the WhatsApp messaging service, U.S. tech companies are finding themselves subject to widely varying laws for cooperating with local police. William Volcov/Brazil Photo Press/LatinContent/Getty Images hide caption

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For U.S. Tech Firms Abroad And Data In The Cloud, Whose Laws Apply?

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Geneticists found clues to a disease of iron storage in the remains of several Bronze Age inhabitants of what's now Rathlin Island in Northern Ireland. Chrisgel Ryan Cruz/Flickr hide caption

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Irish poet and playwright William Bulter Yeats was born on June 13, 1865. Corbis hide caption

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In The Rolling Hills Of Galway, Spirit Of W.B. Yeats Lives On

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Robbie Keane scored in Ireland's controversial World Cup qualifying match with France on Nov. 18, 2009 — but the country was eliminated by the aggregate score of 2-1. Ireland's soccer association says FIFA paid 5 million euros — $7 million at 2010 exchange rates — over a blatant breaking of the rules by France. Michael Steele/Getty Images hide caption

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