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Pope Accepts Resignation Of Top Cardinal In Chile

Saturday, March 23, 2019

Cardinal Ricardo Ezzati faces charges of covering up multiple claims of sexual abuse in Chile's Catholic Church. Pope Francis has named Monsignor Celestino Aos Braco as a temporary replacement.

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Cyclone Idai Leaves Millions In Need Of Rescue And Other Assistance

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

The storm inundated parts of southern Africa with massive floods, stranding survivors on rooftops and in trees. Hundreds are reported dead and the toll is expected to rise.

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Russia Criminalizes The Spread Of Online News Which 'Disrespects' The Government

Monday, March 18, 2019

President Vladimir Putin signed the new law, which allows punishment of individuals with fines and jail time for the spread of "fake news."

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MySpace Says It Lost Years Of User-Uploaded Music

Monday, March 18, 2019

Millions of music and other media files may have been lost, the company acknowledges. The news comes after some users reported difficulty accessing their music files over the past year.

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Flash Floods And Landslides In Indonesia Leave Dozens Dead

Sunday, March 17, 2019

Torrential rain led to flash floods and landslides that swept away homes, buildings and people. Rescuers continue to search for survivors as waters recede in one of the poorest parts of the country.

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The Midwest Battles Historic Floods In The Aftermath Of 'Bomb Cyclone'

Saturday, March 16, 2019

A powerful weather system swept through the region, bringing blizzard conditions and leaving many communities with record-setting floods. At least two people have died.

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Algeria's Leader Returns Home As Demonstrators Protest His Bid For A Fifth Term

Sunday, March 10, 2019

The youth-led movement is protesting President Abdelaziz Bouteflika's bid for re-election. The 82-year-old leader has been in power since 1999.

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Mystery Sculpture Thought To Be The Work Of Leonardo da Vinci Is Unveiled In Italy

Saturday, March 09, 2019

Since da Vinci's death, no three-dimensional work of art by him has ever been identified. That is, until now, say curators in Italy.

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Thousands Protest Against Algerian President's Bid For Fifth Term

Sunday, March 03, 2019

Abdelaziz Bouteflika has been in power since 1999 and has changed the constitution in order to stay in office multiple terms.

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Trump Slams Russia Investigation And Green New Deal At CPAC

Saturday, March 02, 2019

The president spoke for more than two hours at the annual gathering of right-wing activists, and also touched on foreign policy during a fiery speech to his conservative base.

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All-Male Military Draft Is Unconstitutional, Judge Rules

Monday, February 25, 2019

A federal judge in Texas has ruled the all-male military draft is unconstitutional because women now serve in combat roles. The judge called the male-only draft discriminatory.

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Paul Manafort 'Brazenly' Broke The Law, Special Counsel Says In Sentencing Memo

Saturday, February 23, 2019

Prosecutors for special counsel Robert Mueller described President Trump's former campaign chairman as a "hardened" criminal who broke the law in a "bold" fashion.

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Venezuelan President Breaks Ties With Colombia Amidst Deadly Aid Crisis

Saturday, February 23, 2019

At least four people have been killed as protesters and security forces clashed over efforts to bring humanitarian aid into Venezuela against the orders of President Nicolás Maduro.

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Sept. 11 Victim Compensation Fund Cuts Payouts By As Much As 70 Percent

Saturday, February 16, 2019

The fund is reducing awards as it faces a surge in claims before the fund's 2020 expiration date.

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Border Security Funding Talks Stalled, Government Shutdown Looms

Sunday, February 10, 2019

If an agreement isn't reached by Friday at midnight, the government could partially shut down again, just three weeks after the end of a 35-day partial government shutdown.

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Protesters Converge On N.Y. Detention Center After Power Outage

Monday, February 04, 2019

A New York correctional facility in Brooklyn was without power and heat during one of the coldest snaps in the state's history — prompting protests to erupt over the jail's conditions.

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More Democrats Press Va. Gov. Ralph Northam To Resign

Sunday, February 03, 2019

Northam has so far resisted widespread calls for him to step down after the revelation of a racist photo on his 1984 medical yearbook page.

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Va. Gov. Ralph Northam Defies Calls To Resign, Doesn't Recall Being In Racist Photo

Saturday, February 02, 2019

"I do not believe that I am either of the people in the photo," Gov. Northam said of the image, which shows two individuals, one dressed in blackface, and another as a member of the Ku Klux Klan.

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Polar Vortex Hits The Midwest With Life-Threatening Cold Temperatures

Monday, January 28, 2019

The arctic air will stretch from Illinois west through the Dakotas until Thursday.

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Funeral Held For 2-Year-Old Boy Who Fell Into Borehole In Spain

Monday, January 28, 2019

Julen Roselló disappeared on Jan. 13 near the village of Totalán in Málaga province. "All of Spain shares in the infinite sadness of Julen's family," Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez said.

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