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Princess Charlotte said goodbye to Poland with an adorable curtsy, but everyone missed it

Princess Charlotte is a serious pro at the art of a curtsy.

>> Princess Charlotte appears to wear Prince Harry's hand-me-down shoes from 1986

The 2-year-old was spotted on Wednesday morning giving a polite little curtsy to the Polish dignitaries as the royal family left the country for the second part of their tour in Germany. None of the officials seemed to see Charlotte; maybe in a few years she’ll be big enough to grab the spotlight.

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The tiny princess has taken a cue from her mother, who has also been spotted giving a perfect curtsy while out and about.

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Charlotte and her big brother, Prince George, are sitting out many of the family’s official events, but by the looks of it, she is absolutely ready for her royal duty.

Princess Charlotte appears to wear Prince Harry's hand-me-down shoes from 1986

The royal family is in the midst of their visit to Poland, and all eyes are on the children of Prince William and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge. Prince George was already spotted wearing some adorable shorts and ankle socks, but his little sister, Princess Charlotte, has gotten a different kind of attention drawn to her fashion choices.

>> PHOTOS: Charming Princess Charlotte, Prince George at ‘Trooping the Color’ parade

According to Hello!, the little princess was seen wearing some red shoes on the first day of the royal tour of Poland on Monday. However, an “eagle-eyed royal watcher” known by the Twitter handle @bojanana believes that Charlotte is wearing the same shoes her uncle, Prince Harry, wore back in 1986.

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Hello! describes the shoes as “Start-rite” and said they “have the same bar strap, rounded edges, beige sole and round buckle.” Hello! also noted that the shoes on Charlotte look scuffed, which could indicate the shoes are aged.

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The site said “it’s not uncommon for royals to reuse clothing and keep traditional pieces for future generations.” George has worn clothes his father wore as a child in the past, such as wearing the same white shirt and blue shorts to Trooping the Colour last year.

Navy sailor found hiding on ship after week-long disappearance could face discharge

A sailor whose disappearance from a U.S. Navy vessel last month launched a days-long search amid fears he had fallen overboard could face discharge after he was found hiding in the ship’s engine room, according to multiple reports.

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Gas Turbine Systems Technician (Mechanical) 3rd Class Peter Mims, 23, appeared to have vanished June 8 from the USS Shiloh as the vessel was 180 miles east of Okinawa, Japan.

He was found one week later, hiding in one of the ship’s engine rooms, Navy Times reported.

Mims admitted last week during an admiral’s mast that his disappearance was “intentional, and that he took steps to try to avoid being found by the other Shiloh sailors who were actively trying to locate him,” during an admiral’s mast, Lt. Paul Newell, spokesman for the U.S. 7th Fleet, told Navy Times.

He was charged with violations of the Uniform Code of Military Justice, including abandoning watch and dereliction of duty, Stars and Stripes reported.

Navy officials declined to discuss Mims’ possible punishment for the violations, although Navy Times reported that he could face discharge.

>> Related: Navy sailor presumed overboard found hiding on ship: report

“We are not disclosing any of the punitive actions taken against him,” Newell told Navy Times. "However, I can say that Mims is facing possible further administrative action."

Citing the Manual for Courts-Martial, Stars and Stripes reported that Mims could face a maximum of a “bad-conduct discharge, forfeiture of all pay and allowances and confinement for six months.”

Mims’ disappearance triggered a multinational search.

The U.S. Navy, Japanese Maritime Self-Defense Force and the Japanese Coast Guard spent more than 50 hours combing 5,500 square miles of the Philippine Sea in search of Mims. The search was suspended on June 11, although crewmembers on the Shiloh continued to look for the missing sailor.

Mims is from Putnam County, Florida, and was assigned to the Shiloh in 2014

Couple collides practicing 'Dirty Dancing' lift before wedding

A couple practicing the famed lift from the 1980s classic “Dirty Dancing” found themselves in the hospital after they failed to execute the move and instead knocked each other out, according to multiple reports.

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The pair, identified by BBC News as Sharon Price and her fiance Andy Price, were practicing a recreation of the final dance scene between Patrick Swayze and Jennifer Grey outside a pub in Somerset, England, when they collided, according to reports.

The couple shares a last name by coincidence, but they are not yet married.

The pair decided to practice on a lark, Sharon Price, 52, told the “Today” show.

“(The) family didn’t think we would actually do it,” she said. “And when we were lying on the floor, (they) thought we were messing about until they heard me gasping for breath.”

Andy Price told BBC News that he and his fiancee were standing about 30 feet apart when she ran toward him.

“I grabbed her hips and the next thing we knew, we were flat out,” he told the news station.

Photos of the pair before and after the crash were widely shared on social media.

Sharon Price told BBC News that 1987’s “Dirty Dancing” is among her favorite movies.

"We thought it would be something different,” she said. “Everybody else slow dances, so we thought we'd jazz it up a bit."

The couple, who have been together for 18 months and engaged for seven, was taken to a hospital for treatment and released, the “Today” show reported.

"I don't think we'll have that one at the wedding,” Sharon Price told BBC News. “I think we'll go for a traditional slow one and I'll let Andy choose.”

Australian bride-to-be killed by Minneapolis police: What we know

A Minneapolis police officer shot and killed Australian bride-to-be Justine Damond, 40, Saturday night after she called 911 to report a possible assault behind her home, family members said Sunday.

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Police said Damond was shot around 11:30 p.m. after a pair of officers responded to a 911 call near the 5100 block of Washburn Avenue South.

>> Related: Australian woman killed by police after calling 911, family says

In a video posted to Facebook, Damond’s stepson, Zach Damond, said that she called authorities after hearing a suspicious sound in the alley behind the family’s home Saturday night. The Star Tribune reported that Justine went by her to-be married name instead of her maiden name, Justine Ruszczyk.

The shooting sent shockwaves through both her native and her adopted homes.

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Chinese censors block Winnie the Pooh

The Chinese government is blocking social media posts including the image of A.A. Milne’s beloved Winnie the Pooh, apparently due to constant comparisons between the cartoon bear and Chinese President Xi Jinping, according to multiple reports.

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The Guardian reported that references to “Little Bear Winnie,” Winnie the Pooh’s Chinese name, were bringing up errors on Monday for some social media users in China.

Authorities didn’t explain the decision to block to bear, according to The Guardian. However, BBC News reported that bloggers’ comparison of Pooh’s image to that of the country’s president prompted the clampdown.

“It is not only that China's censors will not tolerate ridicule of the country's leader, they do not want this beloved children's character becoming a kind of online euphemism for the Communist Party's general secretary,” according to the news site’s China blog. “In other countries such comparisons might be thought of as harmless enough and some might even think that having Winnie as your mascot could even be quite endearing: not in China.”

The New York Times reported that government censors have been battling with Pooh bear since at least 2013, when an image of Xi and then-President Barack Obama drew comparisons to Winne the Pooh and Tigger. Since then, multiple social media users have compared Pooh to Xi.

Australian woman killed by police after calling 911, family says

A 40-year-old Australian woman who was set to get married next month was shot and killed Saturday by a Minneapolis police officer after authorities responded to her report of a possible assault behind her home, according to multiple reports. 

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The woman, identified by The Sydney Morning as Justine Damond, was shot around 11:30 p.m. Saturday after a pair of Minneapolis police officers responded to a 911 call near the 5100 block of Washburn Avenue South, police said. 

In a video posted to Facebook, Damond’s stepson, Zach Damond, said that she called authorities after hearing a suspicious sound in the alley behind the family’s home Saturday night. The Star Tribune reported that Justine went by her to-be married name instead of her maiden name, Justine Ruszczyk.

“At one point an officer fired their weapon, fatally striking a woman,” the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension said Sunday in a news release. “The officers’ body cameras were not turned on at the time and the squad camera did not capture the incident. Investigators are attempting to determine whether any video of the incident exists.”

Citing three unidentified sources with knowledge of the incident, the Star Tribune reported that an officer, sitting in the driver’s seat of a squad car, was speaking with Damond when the officer seated in the car’s passenger seat pulled his gun and shot her. The bullet went through the driver’s side door, according to the Star Tribune.

No weapons were recovered at the scene, the newspaper reported.

“Basically, my mom’s dead because a police officer shot her for reasons I don’t know,” Zach Damond said in the Facebook video (Warning: Video contains strong language. Viewer discretion is advised), referring to Justine as his mom. “I demand answers. If anybody can help, just call police and demand answers. I’m so done with all this violence.”

Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges said Sunday that the shooting made her “heartsick” and “deeply disturbed.”

“We have few facts at this point,” she said Sunday at a news conference. “I have questions about why the bodycams weren’t on.”

A friend of Damond’s said she moved to the United States about three years ago to be with her fiancé, The New York Times reported.

“They were so in love,” Omo said, according to the Times.

Damond led meditation workshops at Minneapolis' Lake Harriet Spiritual Community, according to the center's website. She practiced yoga and meditation for nearly 20 years before her death.

“We are so sad to report the tragic shooting of Justine Damond,” the center said on its Facebook page. “Justine was one of the most loving people you would ever meet. We can't even imagine LHSC without her.”

Police continue to investigate the circumstances surrounding the shooting. The officers involved have been placed on paid administrative leave, following standard procedure, according to the Star Tribune. 

World Emoji Day: Fun symbols celebrated with contests, tributes

Emoji fans, today's your day.

Tourist attractions, businesses and social-media users around the globe Monday are celebrating the fourth annual World Emoji Day, a tribute to everyone's favorite fun symbols.

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Is an emoji worth 1,000 words? Maybe not, but the smiley faces and other colorful icons have become a popular form of self-expression.

Officially, there are currently 2,666 emojis, according to the BBC.

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2 Israeli policemen killed in attack near holy shrine

Two Israeli police officers died after they were shot Friday during an attack near a holy shrine in Jerusalem, the BBC reported.

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The three men who attacked the officers were killed, police said. 

The attack was near the site known to Jews and the Temple Mount and to Muslims as Haram al-Sharif, the BBC reported.

Israeli police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld said the attackers were armed with automatic weapons, CNN reported.

“I can confirm that the two police officers who were previously in critical condition have died of their wounds in [the] hospital,” Rosenfeld told CNN.

Police said the gunmen opened fired as they made their way from the shrine toward Lions’ Gate, an opening in Jerusalem’s Old City walls. They were pursued back to the shrine and shot dead, the BBC reported.

The compound is the holiest site in Judaism and the third holiest in Islam.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said the shrine will be closed Friday for security reasons, The Associated Press reported.

Trump attends Bastille Day parade in Paris

President Donald Trump was in Paris to watch the Bastille Day Parade early Thursday. The president is attending the event as the guest of French President Emmanuel Macron, NBC News reported.

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This year’s parade has dual meaning for France and the United States. The storming of the Bastille prison on July 14, 1789, sparked the beginning of the French Revolution. The United States, meanwhile, is marking the 100th anniversary of its entry into World War I. President Woodrow Wilson asked Congress to declare war on April, 2, 1917. The declaration became official four days later when both houses approved the measure.

Trump and Macron watched as U.S. and French troops marched down the Champs Elysée in western Paris. Some 190 troops from the U.S. Army, Navy and Air Force participated in the parade, along with thousands of French troops, NBC News reported.

The troops included members of the U.S. Army’s 1st Infantry Division, which was founded in 1917.

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