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ROME (AP) — The Italian engineer who designed the Genoa bridge that collapsed and killed 43 people warned four decades ago that it would require constant maintenance to remove rust given the effects of corrosion from sea air and pollution.

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MEXICO CITY (AP) — The legislature in the violence-torn Mexican state of Guerrero is calling on the federal government to legalize production of opium for pharmaceutical use in a move it hopes will reduce crime and help local farmers.

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VATICAN CITY (AP) — The archbishop of Dublin says he hopes Pope Francis will speak frankly about the "darkness" of priestly sex abuse during his upcoming visit to Ireland, which has been clouded by new revelations of misconduct in the U.S. church.

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FILE - In this Friday, May 16, 2014 file photo, mourners carry the body of Palestinian teen Nadim Nuwara, who was killed in a clash with Israeli troops, during his funeral in the West Bank city of Ramallah. Israel's Supreme Court on Sunday, Aug. 19, 2018, doubled the sentence of former borde…

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People watch a televised address of Pakistan's newly elected Prime Minister Imran Khan at an electronic shop in Karachi, Pakistan, Sunday, Aug. 19, 2018. Pakistan's newly elected prime minister Imran Khan Sunday said the country was in its worst economic condition and pledged to improve it b…

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People watch a televised address of Pakistan's newly elected Prime Minister Imran Khan at an office in Karachi, Pakistan, Sunday, Aug. 19, 2018. Pakistan's newly elected prime minister Imran Khan Sunday said the country was in its worst economic condition and pledged to improve it by adoptin…

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People watch a televised address by Pakistan's newly elected Prime Minister Imran Khan at an electronic shop in Karachi, Pakistan, Sunday, Aug. 19, 2018. Pakistan's newly elected prime minister Imran Khan Sunday said the country was in its worst economic condition and pledged to improve it b…

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Butchers sell low quality meat and bones at Las Pulgas market in Maracaibo, Venezuela, Sunday, Aug. 19, 2018. Venezuelans are bracing for dramatic economic measures to be put into effect on Monday, including a 3,000 percent hike in the minimum wage and a new currency that lops five zeros off…

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The shadow of a customer is cast on a closed shop at a market in Maracaibo, Venezuela, Sunday, Aug. 19, 2018. In addition to a general lack of produce, some venders are holding back their merchandise as they brace for dramatic economic measures to be put in place Monday, including a 3,000 pe…

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Workers wait outside their closed butchery at Las Pulgas market in Maracaibo, Venezuela, Sunday, Aug. 19, 2018. In addition to a general lack of produce, some venders are holding back their merchandise as they brace for dramatic economic measures to be put in place Monday, including a 3,000 …

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A butcher pushes beef ribs to sell at Las Pulgas market in Maracaibo, Venezuela, Sunday, Aug. 19, 2018. Venezuelans are bracing for a 3,000 percent hike in the minimum wage on Monday, leaving one butcher contemplating firing some of his six employees just to stay in business, and the introdu…

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Customers stand in a practically empty Las Pulgas market, where vegetables and fruit are normally sold, in Maracaibo, Venezuela, Sunday, Aug. 19, 2018. In addition to a general lack of produce, some venders are holding back their merchandise as they brace for dramatic economic measures to be…

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A customer walks past a butchery which is closed while its owner Jesus Pacheco waits for new economic measures to go into effect the next day, at Las Pulgas market in Maracaibo, Venezuela, Sunday, Aug. 19, 2018. Pacheco said he may have to fire some of his six employees just to stay in busin…

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MEXICO CITY (AP) — The legislature in the violence-torn Mexican state of Guerrero is calling on the federal government to legalize production of opium for pharmaceutical use in a move it hopes will reduce crime and help local farmers.

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Palestinian postal workers sift through eight years' worth of undelivered mail held by Israel, at the post office in the West Bank city of Jericho, Sunday, Aug. 19, 2018. In recent days the postal staff has been sorting through tons of undelivered mail in a room packed with letters, boxes an…

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Eight years' worth of undelivered mail held by Israel is being processed, at the post office in the West Bank city of Jericho, Sunday, Aug. 19, 2018. In recent days the postal staff has been sorting through tons of undelivered mail in a room packed with letters, boxes and even a wheelchair. …

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Palestinian postal workers sift through sacks of eight years' worth of undelivered mail held by Israel, at the post office in the West Bank city of Jericho, Sunday, Aug. 19, 2018. In recent days the postal staff has been sorting through tons of undelivered mail in a room packed with letters,…

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En esta fotografía del 10 de agosto de 2018, Josef Koudelka responde preguntas en una entrevista con The Associated Press en su exhibición “Returning” en el Museo de Artes Decorativas en Praga, República Checa. (AP Foto/Petr David Josek)

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En esta fotografía del sábado 11 de agosto de 2011, una musulmana camina frente a un edificio que colapsó en el terremoto del domingo 5 de agosto de 2018 en Gangga, Lombok, Indonesia (AP Foto/Fauzy Chaniago, Archivo)

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FILE - In this June 16, 2018 file photo, Taliban fighters gather with residents to celebrate a three-day cease fire marking the Islamic holiday of Eid al-Fitr, in Nangarhar province, east of Kabul, Afghanistan. On Sunday, Aug. 19, 2018, Afghan President Ashraf Ghani announced a conditional c…

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VATICAN CITY (AP) — The archbishop of Dublin says he hopes Pope Francis will speak frankly about the "darkness" of priestly sex abuse during his upcoming visit to Ireland, which has been clouded by new revelations of misconduct in the U.S. church.

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FILE - This July 12, 2018 file photo shows the Diciotti ship of the Italian Coast Guard carrying rescued migrants as it enters the Sicilian port of Trapani, southern Italy. Interior Minister Matteo Salvini demanded Sunday, Aug. 19, 2018, that other European countries take in the 177 migrants…

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Palestinian postal workers process eight years' worth of undelivered mail held by Israel, at the post office in the West Bank city of Jericho, Sunday, Aug. 19, 2018. In recent days the postal staff has been sorting through tons of undelivered mail in a room packed with letters, boxes and eve…

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Palestinian postal workers sift through eight years' worth of undelivered mail held by Israel, at the post office in the West Bank city of Jericho, Sunday, Aug. 19, 2018. In recent days the postal staff has been sorting through tons of undelivered mail in a room packed with letters, boxes an…

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Palestinian postal workers sift through eight years' worth of undelivered mail held by Israel, at the post office in the West Bank city of Jericho, Sunday, Aug. 19, 2018. In recent days the postal staff has been sorting through tons of undelivered mail in a room packed with letters, boxes an…

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En esta fotografía del 4 de septiembre de 1967, el entonces presidente de Italia Giuseppe Saragat, parado en el auto saludando, inaugura el viaducto Polcevera, también conocido como el puente Morandi, después de ser construido en Génova, Italia. (Autostrade per l'Italia vía AP)

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El buque Diciotti de la Guardia Costera de Italia que transporta a migrantes rescatados en el mar, mientras llega al puerto de Trapani, en el sur italiano, el 12 de julio de 2018. (Igor Petyx/ANSA via AP)

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An Indian policeman, left, and a volunteer carry essential supplies for stranded people in a flooded area in Chengannur in the southern state of Kerala, India, Sunday, Aug.19, 2018. Some 800,000 people have been displaced and over 350 have died in the worst flooding in a century. (AP Photo/A…

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A stranded woman gestures towards her house as she asks for more essential supplies from a volunteer in a flooded area in Chengannur in the southern state of Kerala, India, Sunday, Aug.19, 2018. Some 800,000 people have been displaced and over 350 have died in the worst flooding in a century…

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Volunteers rescue stranded people in a boat from a flooded area in Chengannur in the southern state of Kerala, India, Sunday, Aug.19, 2018. Some 800,000 people have been displaced and over 350 have died in the worst flooding in a century. (AP Photo/Aijaz Rahi)