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Are the Rio Olympics safe from a terrorist attack?

Soldiers are on the streets in Rio de Janeiro, while the navy patrols Copacabana beach. But European attacks show that so-called lone wolves are tough to monitor and catch. And Brazil is new to the threat of terror.

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Pope visits Auschwitz, begs God to forgive "so much cruelty"

Choosing silence to convey his sorrow, Pope Francis visited the former Nazi death factory at Auschwitz and Birkenau on Friday, meeting with concentration camp survivors as well as aging saviors who helped Jews escape certain doom. In a guest book entry he made an anguished plea: "Lord, forgiveness for so much cruelty!"

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Turkey's Erdogan slams US reaction to failed coup

Turkey's president slammed the United States on Friday, claiming it was not standing firmly against a failed military coup and accused it of harboring the plot's alleged mastermind, as a government crackdown in the coup's aftermath strained Turkey's ties with key allies.

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Armenia: Officers wound 3 more gunmen holding police station

Security forces on Friday wounded three more of the armed members of an opposition group who have been barricaded inside a police station in the Armenian capital for nearly two weeks, and riot police later used stun grenades to break up a demonstration in support of the opposition gunmen.

Videos

Sights & sounds of a Cuban tobacco harvest

In Cuba's prime tobacco fields in the province of Pinar del Río, Jesus Jerald Echevarria, Caridad Piloto Morejon and others are in the middle of harvest season. Music performed by Mezclarte.
Al Diaz and Mario Mateo / Miami Herald
Sights & sounds of a Cuban tobacco harvest 1:04

Sights & sounds of a Cuban tobacco harvest

President Obama dancing the tango at the Argentina State Dinner 1:55

President Obama dancing the tango at the Argentina State Dinner

Terror in Brussels 2:36

Terror in Brussels

President Obama in Cuba: An activist awaits 2:53

President Obama in Cuba: An activist awaits