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'One Journey' Aims to Shift Narrative About Refugees - One Heart at a Time

CEO of Deutsche Bank Christian Sewing speaks during the annual shareholders meeting in Frankfurt, Germany, May 23, 2019.
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German regulators fined the bank after finding it didn’t take enough precautions against money laundering from Russia
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June 20, 2019
FILE - Two Northrop Grumman MQ-4C Triton unmanned aerial vehicles are seen on the tarmac at a Northrop Grumman test facility in Palmdale, Calif., May 22, 2013, in this handout photo provided by the U.S. Navy May 22, 2013.
The two countries are giving differing accounts about whether the incident took place in Iranian or international airspace
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June 20, 2019
Photo released by Japan's Ministry of Defense shows North Korean-flagged tanker Ji Song 6 in the East China Sea, May 19, 2018, suspected of fuel transports that violate international sanctions.
Lack of information sharing, coordination hampering current sanctions enforcement, experts say, but a multilateral coalition could be opposed or weakened by China and Russia “given their interests in continuing to evade sanctions” 
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June 20, 2019
Brian Hook, U.S. special representative for Iran, walks past fragments of Iranian short range ballistic missiles (Qiam) at the Iranian Materiel Display (IMD) at Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling, in Washington, Nov. 29, 2018.
Testifying in Congress on Wednesday, US Special Representative for Iran Brian Hook said intelligence confirmed that Iranian vessels were near two tankers hit by mines hours before the attacks
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June 19, 2019
Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, right, poses with Ambassador Melanne Verveer, co-founder Seneca Women.
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Former White House ambassador-at-large for women's issues says world will be watching for implementation
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June 19, 2019
Sophie Pearlman of Long Island borough of N.Y., left, and Melanie Hung of Holmdel, N.J., join refugees and community activists
America is on track to miss its own estimates for Middle East, Latin America this year
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June 19, 2019
Author Ta-Nehisi Coates, left, and Actor Danny Glover, right, testify about reparation for the descendants of slaves during a hearing before the House Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights and Civil Liberties, at the Capitol in…
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A hearing on HR 40 resulted in debate surrounding America’s legacy with racism, slavery 
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June 19, 2019