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U.S.-made bourbon whiskey is now under a 25 percent tariff in the European Union, in retaliation for the Trump administration's tariffs on steel and aluminum. Stefano Rellandini/Reuters hide caption

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EU Tariffs Take Effect, Retaliating For Trump's Taxes On Imported Steel And Aluminum

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News Brief: Republicans Delay Immigration Vote, Turkey Election Preview

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Mexicans Protest U.S. Immigration Policy

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Ukrainian film director Oleg Sentsov is seen inside of the defendant's cage in a military courtroom in the southwestern Russian city of Rostov-on-Don in July 2015. Sergey Venyavsky/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Ukrainian Film Director Stages Hunger Strike In Russian Jail During World Cup

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Aung San Suu Kyi celebrated her 73rd birthday with members of her National League for Democracy party at the parliament building in Naypyitaw, Myanmar on Tuesday. Aung Shine Oo/AP hide caption

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Rohingya Crisis Is Making Some In Myanmar Rethink Their Views Of Aung San Suu Kyi

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Sara Netanyahu, wife of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (left), is charged with fraud and breach of trust over her ordering of food from pricey restaurants for private meals. Brendan McDermid/Reuters hide caption

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Aung San Suu Kyi Faces Mounting Criticism Abroad Over Rohingya Crisis

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New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern Becomes A New Mom

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Venezuela Tries To Convince Investors That It's The Land Of Opportunity

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The steel used to build lobster traps like these, stacked up outside a fish market on Martha's Vineyard, is getting pricier, thanks to new tariffs. John Greim/LightRocket via Getty Images hide caption

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Got Lobster? Trump's Steel Tariffs Threaten Trap Industry

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Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban, pictured at a meeting with Polish president on May 14, campaigned on an anti-immigrant platform. On Monday the right-wing party passed legislation banning aid organizations and individuals from helping asylum-seekers. NurPhoto/NurPhoto via Getty Images hide caption

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