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A "hunger stone" exposed by the low level of water in the Elbe River is seen in Decin, Czech Republic, on Thursday. The low level of water caused by the recent drought has exposed the stones on the riverbed. Petr David Josek/AP hide caption

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Air Force One waits after landing in Bagotville, Canada, in June. At the G-7 meeting there, President Trump threw traditional U.S. allies into disarray over his trade and security policies. Lars Hagberg/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Stung By Trump At G-7, Allies Look For Better Outcome At NATO Summit

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The head of Poland's Supreme Court, Malgorzata Gersdorf, defiantly arrives for work on Wednesday at the Supreme Court building in Warsaw, Poland. Czarek Sokolowski/AP hide caption

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Giuseppe Conte addresses the media after a meeting Wednesday with Italian President Sergio Mattarella at the presidential palace in Rome. Mattarella approved the lawyer's nomination to serve as prime minister. Vincenzo Pinto/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Europe is struggling to keep up with the times after a political dispute resulted in electric clocks running six minutes behind. Paul Bricknell/Getty Images/Dorling Kindersley hide caption

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Left: Dirk Hoffmann and Alistair Pike sample calcite from a calcite crust on top of the red scalariform sign in La Pasiega.Right: Drawing of Panel 78 in La Pasiega by Breuil et al.(1913). The red scalariform (ladder) symbol has a minimum age of 64,000 years but it is unclear if the animals and other symbols were painted later. J. Zilhão (left) / Breuil et al. (1913)/Science Advances hide caption

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Cave Art May Have Been Handiwork Of Neanderthals

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In European cooking, salt reigned supreme, and pepper was one of many spices used in heavily seasoned dishes. When they met, they were destined to be. Or, rather, it was destined that they would meet. Theo Crazzolara/Flickr hide caption

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The leader of the Austria's far-right Freedom Party, Heinz-Christian Strache (left), and the leader of Austria's conservative People's Party, Sebastian Kurz, hold a joint press conference in Vienna on Saturday. Roland Schlager/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Eggs are being progressively reintroduced in Dutch markets, including this one in Alkmaar, after a contamination scare prompted supermarkets in several European countries to pull their supplies of eggs. John Thys/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Donald Tusk, president of the European Council and a former Polish prime minister, arrives at the prosecutor's office in Warsaw to deliver testimony Thursday on the 2010 plane crash that killed President Lech Kaczynski. Janek Skarzynski/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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The report on abuse at the Regensburger Domspatzen boys' choir concentrated on the period between 1945 and 1992, including most of the three decades when Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI's brother led the choir. Armin Weigel/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A Syrian refugee boy plays outside his family's tent in a Syrian refugee camp in the town of Zahrani, Lebanon, in December. Some 1 million Syrians live in Lebanon as refugees, according to the U.N. Mohammed Zaatari/AP hide caption

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Frauke Petry, leader of the Alternative for Germany (AfD) political party, speaks at a conference of European right-wing parties on January 21 in Koblenz, Germany. Thomas Lohnes/Getty Images hide caption

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Populist Leader Aims 'To Change Political Situation' In Germany — And Europe

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