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In this photo provided by Moj News Agency, rescue team members work at the scene of a crash of a he...
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Iran’s president Raisi, and foreign minister die in helicopter crash

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi and the country’s foreign minister have been found dead hours after their helicopter crashed in fog.
1 month ago
Palestinians flee from the eastern side of the southern Gaza city of Rafah after the Israeli army o...
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Hamas accepts Gaza cease-fire proposal; Israel says it will continue talks but launches strikes

Israel began striking targets in the Gaza town of Rafah hours after Hamas announced it had accepted an Egyptian-Qatari cease-fire proposal.
1 month ago
A jet takes flight from Sky Harbor International Airport as the sun sets over downtown Phoenix, Ari...
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Climate change has made heat waves last longer since 1979, according to study

A new study says climate change is making giant heat waves crawl slower across the globe with higher temperatures over larger areas.
3 months ago
FILE - Kate, Princess of Wales and Prince William travel in a coach following the coronation ceremo...
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Kate and William ‘extremely moved’ by support since the Princess of Wales’ cancer revelation

Kate, the Princess of Wales, and her husband, Prince William, are said to be “extremely moved” by the public’s warmth and support following her shocking cancer announcement
3 months ago
Kate, Princess of Wales, is seen visiting to Sebby's Corner in north London, on Friday, Nov. 24, 20...
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Kate, Princess of Wales, says she is undergoing chemotherapy for cancer

Kate, the Princess of Wales, said Friday in a video announcement she has cancer and is undergoing chemotherapy.
3 months ago
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Putin extends rule in preordained Russian election after harshest crackdown since Soviet era

President Vladimir Putin sealed his control over Russia for six more years on Monday with a highly orchestrated landslide election win.
3 months ago
President Joe Biden walks towards members of the media before boarding Marine One on the South Lawn...
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U.S. military airdrops thousands of meals over Gaza, many more airdrops expected

U.S. military C-130 cargo planes dropped food in pallets over Gaza on Saturday in the opening stage of an emergency humanitarian assistance.
4 months ago
Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, who reportedly died in prison on Friday, Feb. 16, 2024, i...
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Alexei Navalny, galvanizing opposition leader and Putin’s fiercest foe, died in prison, Russia says

Alexei Navalny, the fiercest foe of Russian President Vladimir Putin, died Friday while incarcerated, the country's prison agency said.
4 months ago
Britain's King Charles III and Queen Camilla leave The London Clinic in central London, Monday, Jan...
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Britain’s King Charles III has cancer and is receiving treatment

Britain's King Charles III has been diagnosed with a form of cancer and has begun treatment, Buckingham Palace announced Monday.
5 months ago
A resident flees an encroaching forest fire in Vina del Mar, Chile, Saturday, Feb. 3, 2024. Officia...
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At least 46 reported dead in Chile as forest fires move into densely populated central areas

Intense forest fires burning around a densely populated area of central Chile have caused at least 46 deaths, Chile's pesident said Saturday.
5 months ago
A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, with a payload including two lunar rovers from Japan and the United Arab ...
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Unmanned Japanese spacecraft successfully makes soft landing on moon

Japan became the fifth country in history to reach the moon when one of its unmanned spacecrafts successfully landed on the lunar surface.
5 months ago
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Israeli Cabinet approves cease-fire with Hamas; deal includes release of 50 hostages

Israel’s Cabinet on Wednesday approved a cease-fire deal with the Hamas militant group that would bring a temporary halt to a devastating war.
7 months ago
Palestinians leave their homes following Israeli bombardment on Gaza City, Monday, Oct. 30, 2023. (...
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Israeli airstrikes crush apartments in Gaza refugee camp, as ground troops battle Hamas militants

A flurry of Israeli airstrikes Tuesday on a refugee camp near Gaza City leveled apartment buildings, leaving craters where they once stood.
8 months ago
Moroccan boys, Rayan and Ali walk amidst the rubble of their home which was damaged by the earthqua...
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Powerful quake in Morocco kills more than 2,000 people and damages historic buildings in Marrakech

A powerful earthquake has struck Morocco, toppling buildings in villages and cities not built to withstand such force.
9 months ago
State Farm Stadium Gold Cup soccer arrests 2023...
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Police arrest five people after State Farm Stadium brawl on Thursday

Two people were arrested for a State Farm Stadium brawl after Thursday's soccer matches between Qatar and Honduras plus Mexico and Haiti.
12 months ago
Members of the Wagner Group military company load their tank onto a truck on a street. (AP Photo)...
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Russia says Wagner Group’s leader will move to Belarus after his rebellious march challenged Putin

Russian leaders say the Wagner Group leader who staged a short-lived rebellion will move to Belarus and not face prosecution.
1 year ago
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How (and when) to watch King Charles’ coronation in the US

There are plenty of options to watch the regalia-heavy event that serves as a formal confirmation of King Charles' dual role as head of state and titular leader of the Church of England.
1 year ago
Firefighters carry a body recovered from the rubble of a residential building that was hit during a...
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Russian missile and drone attack in Ukraine kills 21 people

Russia fired more than 20 cruise missiles and two drones at Ukraine early Friday, killing at least 19 people.
1 year ago
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China health officials lash out at WHO, defend virus search

Chinese health officials defended their search for the source of the COVID-19 virus and lashed out Saturday at the World Health Organization after its leader said Beijing should have shared genetic information earlier.
1 year ago
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Mexican president says Tesla to build plant in Mexico

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico’s president announced Tuesday that electric car company Tesla has committed to building a major plant in the industrial hub of Monterrey in northern Mexico. President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said the promise came in phone calls he had Friday and Monday with Tesla head Elon Musk. It would be Tesla’s […]
1 year ago
President Joe Biden speaks with children after delivering a speech at the Royal Castle Arcades on F...
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Day after Ukraine visit, President Biden in Poland to affirm Western resolve

President Joe Biden, in Poland, said the Russian invasion of Ukraine has hardened Western resolve to defend democracy around the globe.
1 year ago
People search a collapsed building following an earthquake in Azmarin town, Idlib province, norther...
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Death toll soars after powerful earthquake rocks Turkey and Syria

A powerful 7.8 magnitude earthquake rocked wide swaths of Turkey and neighboring Syria on Monday, killing and injuring thousands of people.
1 year ago
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Europe bans Russian diesel, other oil products over Ukraine

The new sanctions create uncertainty about prices as the 27-nation European Union finds new supplies of diesel from the U.S., Middle East and India.
1 year ago
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Vivienne Westwood, influential fashion maverick, dies at 81

Vivienne Westwood, an influential fashion maverick who played a key role in the punk movement, died Thursday at 81.
1 year ago