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Rescue workers and firefighters are seen at the site where an Aeromexico airliner has suffered an "accident" in a field near the airport of Durango, Mexico, Tuesday, July 31, 2018.
Civil Defense Office of Durango Photo via AP
July 31, 2018 - 7:07 pm
MEXICO CITY (AP) — An Aeromexico airliner crashed after taking off in the northern state of Durango on Tuesday, but the state's governor said there were no deaths in the accident. The civil defense office of Durango state said the plane came down in a field near the airport for the state capital,...
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In this April 11, 2016, photo, Azharuddin Abdul Rahman, chairman of Civil Aviation Authority of Malaysia, shows a statement to the media during a press conference in Putrajaya, Malaysia.
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July 31, 2018 - 7:43 am
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia's civil aviation chief said Tuesday he has resigned to take responsibility after an independent investigative report highlighted shortcomings in the air traffic control center during Malaysia Airlines Flight 370's disappearance four years ago. The report...
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In this Sunday, April 1, 2018 file photo, nuns are silhouetted in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican.
AP Photo/Andrew Medichini, File
July 30, 2018 - 7:52 pm
VATICAN CITY (AP) — The largest association of Roman Catholic nuns in the United States urged its members Monday to report any sexual abuse of religious sisters by clergy and demanded that church authorities "take action to end a culture of silence, hold abusers accountable and provide support to...
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The Monday, July 30, 2018 screenshot shows the #MeTwo Twitter website. The hashtag, a play on the #MeToo movement against sexual harassment, was created by journalist Ali Can following the resignation of soccer star Mesut Ozil.
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July 30, 2018 - 12:37 pm
By Kirsten Grieshaber, Associated Press BERLIN (AP) — After #MeToo comes #MeTwo . The hashtag has become a rallying point for scores of second- and third-generation immigrants in Germany, who have taken to Twitter to share their accounts of everyday racism and how they still struggle to be accepted...
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An elderly woman holds a poster reads "Want to Retire, it's time to change the authority!" during a rally protesting retirement age hikes in Moscow, Russia, Saturday, July 28, 2018.
AP Photo
July 28, 2018 - 12:02 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — Tens of thousands of demonstrators have rallied throughout Russia to protest plans to substantially hike the age at which Russian men and women can receive their state retirement pensions. A crowd estimated at more than 10,000 attended a protest in Moscow that was called by the...
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 In this Sept. 23, 2015 file photo, Pope Francis reaches out to hug Cardinal Archbishop emeritus Theodore McCarrick after the Midday Prayer of the Divine with more than 300 U.S.
Jonathan Newton/The Washington Post via AP, Pool, File
July 28, 2018 - 8:20 am
VATICAN CITY (AP) — In a move described as unprecedented, Pope Francis has effectively stripped U.S. prelate Theodore McCarrick of his cardinal's title and rank following allegations of sexual abuse, including one involving an 11-year-old boy. The Vatican announced on Saturday that Francis ordered...
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Lunar Eclipse
(AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)
July 27, 2018 - 3:33 pm
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Skywatchers around much of the world have begun watching a complete lunar eclipse that is the longest of this century. The so-called "blood moon," when it turns a deep red, is visible at different times in Australia, Africa, Asia, Europe and South America when the sun, Earth and...
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Workers carry bags with debris as clean-up operations get underway following a deadly wildfire in Mati, east of Athens, Thursday, July 26, 2018.
AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis
July 26, 2018 - 4:10 pm
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Frantic relatives headed to the Athens morgue Thursday to seek the fate of loved ones still missing after Greece's deadliest forest fire in decades, a blaze that Greek authorities said they increasingly suspect resulted from arson. Public Order Minister Nikos Toskas said...
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Chinese security personnel stand outside the U.S. Embassy, in the background, after a reported blast occurred nearby in Beijing, Thursday, July 26, 2018.
AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein
July 26, 2018 - 8:59 am
By Christopher Bodeen, Associated Press BEIJING (AP) — A man exploded a small homemade bomb outside the U.S. Embassy in Beijing on Thursday, injuring only himself, according to police and an embassy spokesperson. Photos on social media showed a large amount of smoke and police vehicles surrounding...
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The burned kitchen of a house is seen in Mati, east of Athens, Wednesday, July 25, 2018.
AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis
July 25, 2018 - 7:31 pm
MATI, Greece (AP) — Rescuers intensified a grim house-to-house search Wednesday for more casualties from a deadly forest fire outside Athens, as the country's military said it was using footage from U.S. combat drones and surveillance aircraft to try to determine whether arsonists were behind the...
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