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Philippine Boy Scouts play with their flashlights at the countdown for the 12th Earth Hour event Saturday, March 30, 2019 in suburban Makati city east of Manila, Philippines. Earth Hour is the symbolic switching off of the lights for one hour to help mini
Bullit Marquez/AP Photo
March 30, 2019 - 6:26 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Cities around the world were marking Earth Hour on Saturday by turning off lights at 8:30 p.m. local time in a call for global action on climate change. Earth Hour, spearheaded by the World Wildlife Fund, calls for greater awareness and more sparing use of resources, especially...
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President Donald Trump
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March 30, 2019 - 12:16 pm
PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Threatening drastic action against Mexico, President Donald Trump declared he is likely to shut down America's southern border next week unless Mexican authorities immediately halt all illegal immigration. The president, who also cut U.S. aid to three Central American...
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New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern prepares to speak at the national remembrance service in Christchurch.
Mark Baker/AP via CNN
March 28, 2019 - 10:08 pm
By Caitlin Hu and Chandler Thornton, CNN (CNN) -- At a subdued national memorial service Friday for victims of New Zealand's mosque terror attacks, speakers emphasized confidence in the country and its handling of the tragedy's aftermath. Fifty people died in the mass shootings in the city of...
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Pregnant woman
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March 28, 2019 - 12:28 pm
By Swati Gupta and Anshula Raj (CNN) — A 20-year-old Bangladeshi woman gave birth to twins — 26 days after giving birth to her first child. Arifa Sultana gave birth to a boy in late February, according to Dr. Sheila Poddar, a gynecologist at Ad-Din hospital in Dhaka. After a normal delivery, the...
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Anti Brexit protesters hold onto their flags and placards as they demonstrate outside the Houses of Parliament in London, Tuesday, March 26, 2019.
Alastair Grant/AP Photo
March 28, 2019 - 9:09 am
LONDON (AP) — Britain's Brexit logjam has become a pileup. Lawmakers have voted, and the results are a mess. They don't want Prime Minister Theresa May's EU divorce deal, don't want to leave without a deal, and don't want any of the other options on offer. The country faces a deadline of April 12...
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WOW Air shuts down... leaving passengers stranded
CNN
March 28, 2019 - 8:51 am
By Jack Guy, CNN Business (CNN) -- Icelandic budget carrier Wow Air has ceased operations and canceled its flights, leaving passengers stranded around the world. The airline announced the closure in a statement posted to its website on Thursday. It advised passengers to book new flights on other...
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In this Aug. 8, 2018, file photo, a healthcare worker from the World Health Organization gives an Ebola vaccination to a front line aid worker in Mangina, Democratic Republic of Congo.
Al-hadji Kudra Maliro/AP Photo, File
March 28, 2019 - 5:24 am
DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — One out of four people interviewed in eastern Congo last year believed Ebola wasn't real, according to a new study, underscoring the enormous challenges health care workers are facing in what has become the second-deadliest outbreak in history. The survey released late...
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Migrants hijacked a cargo ship in Libyan waters on Wednesday March 27, 2019, and have forced the crew to reroute the vessel north toward Europe.
Alessandra Tarantino/AP Photo, File
March 27, 2019 - 8:55 pm
VALLETTA, Malta (AP) — Migrants hijacked a cargo ship that rescued them in the Mediterranean Sea and forced the crew to put the Libya-bound vessel on a course north toward Europe, authorities in two European countries said. Italy's interior minister, Matteo Salvini, identified the ship as the...
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The cruise ship Viking Sky arrives at port off Molde, Norway, Sunday March 24, 2019, after the problems in heavy seas off Norway's western coast.
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March 27, 2019 - 7:29 pm
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A cruise ship that was the focus of a daring rescue operation off Norway's frigid North Sea coast became disabled because its engines didn't have enough lubricating oil, the country's top maritime official said Wednesday. Low oil levels were the "direct cause" of the...
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People attend a mourning ceremony in Christchurch.
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March 27, 2019 - 7:02 pm
( RADIO.COM ) — An elderly New Zealand man took four buses to show support for the Muslim community following the terror attack in Christchurch. John Sato, a 95-year-old World War II veteran, said he felt compelled to make the journey to Auckland because news of the massacre kept him up at night. "...
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