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May 17, 2019

Northern Ireland's Abortion Laws Are Even Worse Than Alabama's
Women in Northern Ireland have faced a harsh reality for ages.

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May 17, 2019

Germany's Top Court Orders Broadcaster To Air Neo-Nazi Party Ad
The party is hoping to make gains in the European Parliament, where it has one lawmaker, in elections later this month.

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May 17, 2019

Taiwan Parliament Legalizes Same-Sex Marriage In First For Asia
"Today, we have a chance to make history," Taiwan's president said in a message before the vote.

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May 16, 2019

Iran Claims Rights To Respond To 'Unacceptable' U.S. Sanctions, Escalation
At the root of the recent spike in tensions appears to be Trump's decision a year ago to pull out of the nuclear deal.

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May 15, 2019

Dallas City Council, LGBTQ Groups To Protest Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro's Visit
Welcoming Jair Bolsonaro, the far-right homophobic president, "sends the wrong message not only to our city but to our state, our country and the world."

Huffington Post World News
May 15, 2019

1 Million Londoners Set To March Against Trump During UK State Visit, Poll Suggests
A YouGov/Queen Mary University London survey shows huge opposition to President Donald Trump's visit.

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May 15, 2019

U.S. Orders Non-Emergency Government Employees To Leave Iraq
The U.S. military reaffirmed concerns about possible imminent threats from Iran to its troops in Iraq, although a senior British commander cast doubt on that.

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May 15, 2019

U.S. Pulls Nonessential Staff From Iraq Amid Rising Tensions With Iran
It's the latest sign of tensions sweeping the region over still-unspecified threats that the Trump administration says are linked to Iran.

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May 13, 2019

China Strikes Back With Plans To Hike Tariffs On $60 Billion Of U.S. Imports
Beijing had vowed to respond to the latest U.S. tariffs.

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May 13, 2019

Saudi Arabia Says 2 Oil Tankers Damaged By Sabotage Attacks
One of them was reportedly en route to pick up Saudi oil to take to the United States.

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May 13, 2019

Julian Assange: Swedish Prosecutors Reopen Inquiry Into Rape Allegation
The WikiLeaks co-founder avoided extradition in the Ecuadorian embassy in London for 7 years.

Huffington Post World News
May 12, 2019

Gunmen Kill At Least 6 In Church Attack In Burkina Faso
Congregants were leaving a Catholic church in Burkina Faso on Sunday when a group of men fatally shot six of them, the government told Reuters.

Huffington Post World News
May 12, 2019

Myanmar Pilot Hailed A Hero For Safely Landing Plane Amid Landing Gear Failure
Dramatic footage shows the Myanmar National Airlines jet skidding to a stop on its nose at Mandalay International Airport.

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May 12, 2019

UN Chief Warns World Is ‘Not On Track' To Meet Paris Climate Change Target
Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Sunday that "political will seems to be fading" even as the impacts of climate change become more pronounced.

Huffington Post World News
May 09, 2019

U.S. Seizes North Korean Cargo Vessel Due To Sanctions Violation
Officials said the ship, known as the "Wise Honest," was illicitly shipping coal from North Korea.

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May 09, 2019

BBC Host Fired After Tweeting Chimp Photo Depicting Royal Baby
Danny Baker, who apologized for the photo, has insisted he isn't racist, arguing it "was supposed to be [a] joke."

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May 09, 2019

North Korea Fires Two Suspected Short-Range Missiles: South Korea
South Korea's presidential Blue House said in a statement that the North Korean launch on Thursday was "very concerning."

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May 08, 2019

Iran Starts Scaling Back Its Nuclear Deal Commitments
President Hassan Rouhani threatened to do more if world powers didn't protect Iran from the impact of U.S. sanctions.

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May 07, 2019

Couple Dies Of Bubonic Plague After Eating Raw Marmot Meat
The deaths occurred in a remote part of Mongolia, where locals believe eating raw rodent kidney is good for their health.

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May 07, 2019

U.S.-Iran Tensions Rise Ahead Of Anniversary Of Deal Pullout
The White House suddenly announced a U.S. aircraft carrier and a bomber wing would be deployed in the Persian Gulf.

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May 07, 2019

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison Hit In The Head With An Egg By Protestor
Morrison said he was more concerned about a woman knocked down during the scuffle than the egg tosser.

Huffington Post World News
May 06, 2019

No Survivors Reported After Private Plane From Las Vegas Crashes In Mexico
The private plane went missing Sunday, and the wreckage was found Monday.

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May 06, 2019

Gaza-Israel Border Falls Quiet As Ceasefire Takes Hold
Egypt mediated the ceasefire and put a halt to one of the most serious spates of cross-border clashes in months.

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May 05, 2019

Cyclone Fani Destroys Parts Of India And Bangladesh, Kills Dozens
The cyclone killed at least 33 people after hitting the Indian state of Odisha on Friday, but not before officials evacuated a million residents in the days prior.

Huffington Post World News
May 05, 2019

Germany's Health Minister Proposes Major Fine On Parents Who Don't Vaccinate Kids
Jens Spahn wants to crack down on those who don't protect their children and others against measles.

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May 05, 2019

Plane Lands In Moscow Engulfed In Flames, Killing At Least 13 Passengers
More than a dozen people aboard a Russian Aeroflot plane died on Sunday when the aircraft caught fire mid-air, according to Russian news agencies.

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May 05, 2019

Plane Lands In Moscow Engulfed In Flames, Killing At Least 41 People
More than 40 people aboard an Aeroflot plane died on Sunday when the aircraft caught fire mid-air, according to Russian investigators.

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May 05, 2019

Brunei Says It Won't Enforce Death Penalty For Gay Sex After Massive Outcry
The small Southeast Asian country said last month that incoming legislation would make sodomy punishable by stoning to death.

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May 05, 2019

Gaza Militants Escalate Rocket Attacks On Israel, Multiple People Killed
The Israeli military said militants fired over 600 rockets into Israel, and Israeli forces launched 260 airstrikes against targets in Gaza.

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May 04, 2019

Passengers Vaccinated For Measles To Be Allowed Off Scientology Cruise Ship
Curacao health officials were tasked with assessing more than 300 people on the Freewinds, where there was a confirmed measles case.

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May 04, 2019

Maduro Flaunts Venezuelan Military Support After Guaidó Calls For Uprising
Clashes between protesters and police left five dead in the troubled nation this week.

Huffington Post World News
May 03, 2019

North Korea Fires An Unidentified Short-Range Missile
The weapons test comes as diplomatic talks with the U.S. have stalled.

Huffington Post World News
May 03, 2019

Celebrating World Press Freedom Day Is More Important Than Ever
In the last year, journalist Jamal Khashoggi was murdered, an extremist mailed pipe bombs to CNN, and a gunman targeted the Capital-Gazette newsroom.

Huffington Post World News
May 03, 2019

Jacinda Ardern Got Engaged, And The Press Didn't Notice For Days
A student journalist was the first member of the media to spot the New Zealand prime minister's ring and ask questions.

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May 03, 2019

Scientology Cruise Ship Leaves St. Lucia After Measles Quarantine
The vessel is underway after health officials provided vaccine to the ship.

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May 03, 2019

India Evacuates More Than 1 Million People As Cyclone Fani Closes In
Millions of people are bracing for one of the worst storms in decades.

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May 03, 2019

Cyclone Fani Forces More Than 1 Million To Evacuate In India
The severe storm is due to make landfall on Friday afternoon.

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May 03, 2019

Cyclone Fani Slams Into Eastern India With 124 MPH Winds
The storm has brought down trees and power lines and "extensively" damaged the tourist town of Puri.

Huffington Post World News
May 02, 2019

Death Toll From New Zealand Mosque Shooting Rises To 51
A 46-year-old Turkish citizen has died from the wounds he sustained in the shooting at Al Noor Mosque, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said.

Huffington Post World News
May 02, 2019

Catholic Services Canceled In Sri Lanka Capital For Second Week Amid Renewed Threats
Churches in Colombo, Sri Lanka were closed after over 250 people were killed in suicide bombings on April 21.

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May 02, 2019

Thai King Surprises Country By Marrying Bodyguard Before His Coronation
The king named Suthida Tidjai, a former flight attendant for Thai Airways, as a deputy commander of his bodyguard unit in 2017. She is now Queen Suthida.

Huffington Post World News
May 01, 2019

Cruise Ship Quarantined In St. Lucia Over Confirmed Measles Case
Passengers and crew were not allowed to leave the ship during the quarantine because of the possibility of spreading the highly contagious disease.

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May 01, 2019

Scientology Church's Cruise Ship Quarantined In St. Lucia Over Confirmed Measles Case
Passengers and crew were not allowed to leave the ship during the quarantine because of the possibility of spreading the highly contagious disease.

Huffington Post World News
May 01, 2019

Worldwide Anti-Semitism Report Documents Alarming Uptick In Violence
Researchers at Tel Aviv University say rising anti-Semitism around the world is taking a psychological toll on Jewish communities.

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May 01, 2019

Julian Assange Sentenced To 50 Weeks In Jail For Breaching Bail
The WikiLeaks founder still faces extradition to the U.S. over leaks of classified information.

Huffington Post World News
Apr 30, 2019

On The Brazil Border, Venezuela's Political Crisis Has Become A Humanitarian Nightmare
Venezuela's descent into chaos, which nearly culminated in an anti-government military uprising, has had profound effects on both sides of the border.

Huffington Post World News
Apr 30, 2019

The Forest That Inspired Winnie-The-Pooh's Hundred Acre Wood Ravaged By Fire
A blaze ripped through Ashdown Forest, the setting for British author A.A. Milne's beloved children's books.

Huffington Post World News
Apr 30, 2019

What To Know About The Uprising In Venezuela
Opposition leader Juan Guaidó has called on his supporters to rise up against President Nicolás Maduro.

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Apr 30, 2019

Street Clashes Erupt As Venezuela's Guaido Urges Uprising
Amid the mayhem, an armored utility vehicle drove at full speed into the crowd.

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Apr 30, 2019

Harnessed Beluga Whale Found In Norway Suspected Of Being Used By Russian Military
The whale's harness reportedly featured a mount for a camera and read "Equipment St. Petersburg."

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Apr 30, 2019

Venezuelan Opposition Leader Guaido Calls For Military Uprising Against Maduro
In a video posted earlier on Twitter, Guaido said he had begun the "final phase" of his campaign to topple Maduro.

Huffington Post World News
Apr 30, 2019

Venezuelan Opposition Leader Guaido Says Troops Have Joined Him To Oust Maduro
The government of President Nicolas Maduro said they were confronting a small group of "military traitors" seeking to promote a coup.

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Apr 30, 2019

Japan's Emperor Akihito Announces Abdication, Marks End Of Era
Akihito's son, Crown Prince Naruhito, will ascend the Chrysanthemum throne.

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Apr 30, 2019

Indonesia Plans To Move Capital Out Of Sinking, Overcrowded Jakarta
The site for a possible new capital city has not been announced.

Huffington Post World News
Apr 29, 2019

Sri Lanka Bans Face Veils After Easter Terrorist Attacks
President Maithripala Sirisena's office cited concerns over identification and national security in the wake of the deadly bombings.

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Apr 29, 2019

ISIS Leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi Makes First Video Appearance In 5 Years
There have been multiple reports that al-Baghdadi was either killed or seriously wounded in the years since his last appearance.

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Apr 29, 2019

Socialists Win Spanish Election But Fail To Secure Majority
Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez is seeking partners to form a new government in a politically polarized country.

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Apr 29, 2019

Hundreds Of Workers Die From Overwork Following World's Biggest Single-Day Elections
More than 270 election officers in Indonesia have died, mostly from fatigue-related illnesses, following the country's massive April 17 elections.

Huffington Post World News
Apr 28, 2019

Sri Lanka's Catholic Churches Cancel Sunday Mass A Week After Deadly Bombings
A special mass led by the archbishop of Sri Lanka's capital Colombo was broadcast live on TV and radio.

Huffington Post World News
Apr 27, 2019

Spain General Election: Far-Right Vox Party Poised To Enter Parliament
Spaniards go to the polls on Sunday for the country's most highly polarized vote in decades.

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Apr 27, 2019

Hours After Mass Escape In Mexico, Cuban Migrants Chant For Food, Freedom
Over 600 migrants fled from a Mexican detention center in one of the largest mass escapes ever.

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Apr 27, 2019

Sri Lanka Troops Raid Militants Linked To Bombings, Find 15 Bodies In House
Authorities said the militants detonated three explosives and opened fire during the raid.

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Apr 26, 2019

Amnesty, Watchdog Group: U.S.-Led Coalition Killed 1,600 Civilians In Raqqa
The figure is hundreds more than the number the U.S.-led coalition claims over the entire four-year campaign against IS, the groups said.

Huffington Post World News
Apr 26, 2019

Prince William Draws Upon Princess Diana's Death In Powerful Speech Against Extremism
The Duke of Cambridge talked about "loss in my own life" during his address at a Christchurch, New Zealand, mosque targeted in March's terror attack.

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Apr 26, 2019

Sri Lanka Easter Attack Leader Died In Hotel Bombing, Officials Say
Mohamed Zahran, the leader of local militant group National Towheed Jamaat, was known for his vitriolic extremist speeches on social media.

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Apr 25, 2019

Sri Lanka Lowers Death Toll From Easter Sunday Bombings To 253
The country's top health official said the blasts had damaged some bodies beyond recognition, making accurate identification difficult.

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Apr 25, 2019

North Korea's Kim Jong Un Seeks A Friend In Vladimir Putin
The Russian president and North Korean leader exchanged views on the nuclear standoff, two months after Kim's summit with Trump ended in disagreement.

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Apr 24, 2019

Trump Baby Blimp To Soar Again For President's UK Visit
The 20-foot balloon is set to fly through London in June, portraying Trump as a massive, ill-tempered infant.

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Apr 24, 2019

UN: Pro-Government Forces Kill More Afghan Civilians Than Insurgents
Afghan forces and their allies were responsible for more than half of all civilian deaths in the first three months of 2019.

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Apr 24, 2019

Malawi Begins Vaccinating Young Children Against Malaria In World First
The pilot program hopes to vaccinate at least 360,000 children a year in three countries, potentially saving thousands of lives.

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Apr 24, 2019

UN Bows To U.S. Demands, Waters Down Resolution To Help Survivors Of Sexual Violence In War
A reference referring to the need for UN bodies and donors to give timely "sexual and reproductive health" assistance to survivors of sexual violence in conflict was cut.

Huffington Post World News
Apr 23, 2019

Death Toll Rises To 359 In Sri Lanka Bombings
Police spokesman Ruwan Gunasekara also said Wednesday morning that 18 suspects were arrested overnight.

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Apr 23, 2019

Myanmar Court Rejects Imprisoned Reuters Journalists' Final Appeals
The news outlet called it "a police setup to silence their truthful reporting."

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Apr 23, 2019

Netanyahu Wants Israel To Name New Town On Golan Heights After Trump
The prime minister said "all Israelis were deeply moved" when Trump recognized Israeli sovereignty there.

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Apr 23, 2019

U.S. Threatens To Veto UN Resolution Aimed At Supporting Survivors Of Rape During War
The American delegation has reportedly taken issue with the proposal's references to reproductive and sexual health.

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Apr 23, 2019

Woman Arrested Under Terrorism Act After Death Of Journalist Lyra McKee
The New IRA has admitted responsibility for the murder of the 29-year-old journalist in Northern Ireland.

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Apr 23, 2019

Sri Lanka Minister: Easter Bombings A Response To New Zealand Mosque Attacks
Officials said the death toll from Sunday's attacks had risen to 321.

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Apr 23, 2019

Sri Lanka Arrests 40 Suspects After Deadly Easter Bombings
Officials said the death toll from Sunday's attacks had risen to 310.

Huffington Post World News
Apr 22, 2019

Trump Mistakes Which Sri Lankan Official He Talked To And When
In a since-deleted tweet, the president made his second major social media mix up concerning the deadly Easter attacks.

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Apr 22, 2019

Deadly Sri Lanka Attacks Carried Out By Suicide Bombers, Investigator Says
The seven bombers attacked churches and luxury hotels, killing nearly 300 people.

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Apr 22, 2019

International Network Involved In Deadly Sri Lanka Attacks
The seven bombers attacked churches and luxury hotels, killing nearly 300 people.

Huffington Post World News
Apr 21, 2019

Sri Lanka Blocks Social Media After Bombings, Citing Misinformation
The nationwide social media blockage came after eight blasts swept through Sri Lankan churches and hotels on Easter Sunday, killing more than 200 people.

Huffington Post World News
Apr 21, 2019

Comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy Easily Wins Ukrainian Presidential Race: Exit Poll
Zelenskiy's apparent landslide victory is a bitter blow for incumbent Petro Poroshenko.

Huffington Post World News
Apr 21, 2019

Easter Weekend Bombings In Sri Lanka Kill 138 At Churches, Hotels
More than 400 were wounded in the attacks.

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Apr 21, 2019

Easter Weekend Bombings In Sri Lanka Kill 207 At Churches, Hotels
More than 400 were wounded in the attacks.

Huffington Post World News
Apr 21, 2019

Easter Weekend Bombings In Sri Lanka Kill 290 At Churches, Hotels
More than 500 people were also wounded in the attacks.

Huffington Post World News
Apr 20, 2019

North Korea Issues Mild Criticism Of Bolton Over Media Interview
North Korea's criticism appears to be a continuation of its frustration at deadlocked nuclear negotiations with the United States.

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Apr 20, 2019

Soccer Stars Boycotting Social Media To Protest Racism Receive Racist Abuse
The Professional Footballers Association of England and Wales said the response from social media platforms to the abuse was "unacceptable."

Huffington Post World News
Apr 20, 2019

2 Men Arrested In Connection With Murder Of Journalist In Northern Ireland
Lyra McKee, 29, was shot and killed during rioting in Londonderry on Thursday night.

Huffington Post World News
Apr 19, 2019

Teen Who Refused To Drop Sexual Harassment Charges Burned To Death
The Bangladeshi 18-year-old told police her school principal had repeatedly touched her inappropriately.

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Apr 19, 2019

We Can't Bee-lieve These Bees Living On Notre Dame's Roof Survived The Fire
Thousands of bees in three hives atop the famed cathedral will live to buzz another day.

Huffington Post World News
Apr 19, 2019

What You Didn't Know About Notre Dame's History Through 9 Centuries
Here's why saving the cathedral in Paris is so important.

Huffington Post World News
Apr 19, 2019

Journalist, 29, Shot Dead In Northern Ireland In 'Terrorist Incident'
Lyra McKee was hit when an unidentified gunman fired shots at police, authorities said.

Huffington Post World News
Apr 19, 2019

Journalist, 29, Shot Dead In Northern Ireland In 'Terrorist Incident' (UPDATE)
Lyra McKee was hit when an unidentified gunman fired shots at police, authorities said.

Huffington Post World News
Apr 18, 2019

Paris Officials Consider Building Temporary Wooden Cathedral Outside Notre Dame
Monsignor Patrick Chauvet, the cathedral's chief priest, wants to build an "ephemeral" building on the Notre Dame's esplanade while construction takes place.

Huffington Post World News
Apr 18, 2019

Electrical Short-Circuit Likely Caused Notre Dame Cathedral Fire
The investigation into what caused the blaze at Paris' iconic cathedral is still ongoing.

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Apr 18, 2019

North Korea Says Mike Pompeo Should Be Replaced In Talks By Someone More 'Mature'
North Korea also announced its first weapons test since nuclear talks broke down.

Huffington Post World News
Apr 17, 2019

North Korea Tests New 'Tactical Guided Weapon,' State-Run News Agency Says
The reported launch comes after Kim Jong Un and President Donald Trump failed to reach a deal earlier this year at their second international summit.

Huffington Post World News
Apr 17, 2019

Woman Looking For Man And Child She Photographed Before Notre Dame Fire
"I almost went up to the dad and asked if he wanted it. Now I wish I had," Brooke Windsor tweeted of the viral image she snapped.

Huffington Post World News
Apr 17, 2019

Viral Search Helps Woman Find Man And Child She Photographed Before Notre Dame Fire
The family told Brooke Windsor they will find a "special place" for the "beautiful photo" she took.

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