Colin Dwyer

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Titanic Wreckage Now Protected Under U.S.-U.K. Deal That Was Nearly Sunk

Tuesday, January 21, 2020

On Tuesday, British Maritime Minister Nusrat Ghani lauded a 2003 treaty that sat unratified for years but, after approval by the U.S., has recently been dredged from its would-be grave.

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Former Interpol President Sentenced To Prison In China For Corruption

Tuesday, January 21, 2020

Meng Hongwei, the global police agency's first Chinese president, disappeared in 2018 only to turn up in custody in China. Meng pleaded guilty last year to accepting more than $2 million in bribes.

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Indiana's Oldest State Worker Is Retiring At 102: 'I've Been A Pretty Lucky Guy'

Friday, January 17, 2020

Bob Vollmer, a land surveyor for nearly six decades, tells NPR he's got new projects in mind — like building a pool. And he's got some advice: "If anybody does anything for you ... say thank you."

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Christopher Tolkien, 'Middle-earth's First Scholar,' Dies At 95

Thursday, January 16, 2020

J.R.R. Tolkien's son was instrumental in cultivating his father's legacy, shepherding unpublished works to readers and helping extend the world of The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings.

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Report Defends 'Thorough Work' Done Certifying Boeing 737 Max — But Suggests Changes

Thursday, January 16, 2020

Amid difficult questions about the steps taken by Boeing and regulators, the review commissioned by the Department of Transportation largely validated the process that put the jetliner in the air.

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Russia's Government Resigns As Putin Moves To Change The Constitution

Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, a Putin loyalist, and other principal government ministers resigned in a move designed to ease a package of changes recently proposed by Russia's president.

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'Left With No Choice,' European Allies Put Iran On Notice Over Nuclear Deal Breaches

Tuesday, January 14, 2020

France, Germany and the U.K. say they are lodging a dispute against Tehran. While they voiced hope for the nuclear agreement's survival, the clock is ticking — and renewed sanctions may be looming.

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Iran's 'Unforgivable Mistake' Downing Jet Elicits Furor At Home And Abroad

Saturday, January 11, 2020

After many denials, Iran's admission that it accidentally downed a Ukrainian plane was cautiously embraced by world leaders as a "step forward." Back in Tehran, protesters' reaction was far angrier.

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Omani Sultan Qaboos, Who Ruled Oman For Half A Century, Dies At 79

Saturday, January 11, 2020

The long-serving monarch named his successor, Haitham bin Tariq Al Said, who was sworn in as sultan Saturday. Under Qaboos, the tiny Middle Eastern state took on an outsize role in regional diplomacy.

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U.S., Iran Trade Accusations And Denials Amid Tangled Jetliner Probe

Friday, January 10, 2020

U.S. and Iranian officials on Friday offered dueling assertions of what caused the crash. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo blamed it on an Iranian missile, while Iran said that was clearly not the case.

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Trudeau: Evidence Shows Iranian Missile Shot Down Jet In Possibly 'Unintentional' Act

Thursday, January 09, 2020

Canada's prime minister announced the preliminary finding a day after the Ukrainian plane crash that killed 176 people, including 63 Canadians. Iran denied the assertion, saying it is "impossible."

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Ghosn Defends His Escape From Japan: 'No Way I Was Going To Be Treated Fairly'

Wednesday, January 08, 2020

The ex-Nissan boss said he had a choice: "You're going to die in Japan, or you're going to have to get out." It was Ghosn's first public comment since fleeing financial misconduct charges for Beirut.

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Elizabeth Wurtzel, Who Stirred Conversation With 'Prozac Nation,' Dies At 52

Tuesday, January 07, 2020

The 1994 memoir opened a national dialogue about clinical depression and introduced readers to Wurtzel's brash, unapologetic voice. Wurtzel died of breast cancer at a Manhattan hospital Tuesday.

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Puerto Rico Declares State Of Emergency After Quake Rocks Residents Awake

Tuesday, January 07, 2020

"We have not been exposed to this kind of emergency in 102 years," Gov. Wanda Vázquez says. The 6.4 magnitude quake left at least one person dead and knocked out most of the island's power.

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Harvey Weinstein Heads To Trial For Sex Crimes In A #MeToo Landmark

Monday, January 06, 2020

It's the first criminal trial for Weinstein, whose alleged misconduct helped set off a movement. Now, the former producer faces five charges that may land him a long prison sentence in New York.

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Qassem Soleimani Mourned By Thousands In Baghdad As U.S.-Iran Rancor Mounts

Saturday, January 04, 2020

As black-clad demonstrators grieved the Iranian general, who was killed in a U.S. airstrike earlier this week, Tehran and Washington waged a war of words. Other nations desperately urged restraint.

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How The World Is Reacting To The U.S. Assassination Of Iran's Qassem Soleimani

Friday, January 03, 2020

The prominent general's killing, carried out in an airstrike in Iraq, has elicited a wide range of responses — from vows of revenge to enthusiastic words of support. Here's a look at the fallout.

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Bushfires In Australia May Get Even Worse With 'Horrible Day' On Horizon

Thursday, January 02, 2020

Meteorologists are predicting "extreme" conditions for Saturday in New South Wales and Victoria, which have been wracked with deadly fires.

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WATCH: Carnival Cruises Collide In Attempt To Dock Off Mexico

Friday, December 20, 2019

Luckily, the crash in Cozumel looked more serious than it turned out to be. Just a handful of passengers reported minor injuries, and Carnival says the ships remain seaworthy. Still, there's video.

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French Telecom Company Convicted Of 'Moral Harassment' After Employee Suicides

Friday, December 20, 2019

The major ruling against Orange, formerly France Télécom, also gave jail time for former CEO Didier Lombard and other executives.

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