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Russia: Chemical weapons inspectors head to Syria site

Sat, 21 Apr 2018 11:17:06 -0400

Experts from the agency for the monitoring of chemical weapons set off to the site of a suspected April 7 gas attack in Syria, Russia’s foreign ministry said.


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North Korea to suspend nuclear missile tests and will close nuke test site

Sat, 21 Apr 2018 11:41:23 -0400

The Korean Central News Agency, which is North Korea's state media agency, made the announcement amid ongoing peace talks with South Korean President Moon Jae-in and negotiations to meet with President Trump.


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105 to 0: Why Syria's air defenses failed to intercept a single incoming missile

Sun, 22 Apr 2018 16:20:01 -0400

Syria’s air defense system failed to defend against the U.S.-led strike on chemical weapons facilities last week.


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9 dead, 16 injured in Toronto crash

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 17:51:32 -0400

WARNING: THIS VIDEO CONTAINS GRAPHIC CONTENT. A police official says nine people have been killed and 16 injured from the van that jumped onto a sidewalk and struck pedestrians in north Toronto. (April 23)


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Senate committee recommends Mike Pompeo for secretary of State

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 18:33:01 -0400

Despite opposition on Senate committee, full Senate likely to still confirm Mike Pompeo as new secretary of State.


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Police: Nine dead, 16 injured when van slams into pedestrians in Toronto

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 18:02:13 -0400

A white van jumped a curb and slammed into pedestrians on a Toronto street, injuring an unknown number of people before the driver was arrested.


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Women get their periods every month — and it's incredibly expensive

Wed, 18 Apr 2018 15:23:41 -0400

Nearly one in five women in Scotland have been unable to afford sanitary products, research says.


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Driver hits pedestrians in Toronto

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 15:51:45 -0400

A van apparently jumped a curb Monday in a busy intersection in Toronto, striking several people. Canadian police said the driver was later taken into custody. Canada's Prime Minister said "our hearts go out to everyone affected." (April 23)


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Why aliens on 'super-Earth' planets may not be able to leave

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 14:52:44 -0400

New research suggests that if there are aliens out there living on “Super-Earth" planets, they may be stuck there.


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Presenting the royal baby

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 14:31:08 -0400

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge leave the hospital with their new baby son. He was born earlier Monday. (April 23)









Things are changing for women in Saudi Arabia — but they still face separate workplaces

Tue, 27 Mar 2018 10:36:27 -0400

Saudi women still need a man's permission to travel, get a passport or a job, according to Human Rights Watch.


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This craft beer is made from wine

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 13:58:04 -0400

A brewery in England has made a craft beer from wine. Buzz60's Sam Berman has the full story.


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A bust of a Roman emperor was found in Egypt

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 13:00:19 -0400

A bust of of the Roman Emperor Marcus Aurelius was found in a city in Egypt.


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3.6 million-year-old footprints suggest humans have walked upright

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 12:58:34 -0400

The heated debate over whether or not our earliest ancestors walked like we do or walked in a crouched position much like a chimpanzee or gorilla, may finally have its answer. For more on the story here is Zachary Devita.


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From nukes to U.S. troops: The 5 key obstacles to peace with North Korea

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 12:51:07 -0400

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in will meet Friday in talks that will set the stage for an even more high-stakes summit between President Trump and Kim.


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Motorcycle taxi drivers protest low online tariffs

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 12:41:12 -0400

Hundreds of Indonesian motorcycle taxi drivers working for start-ups Grab and Go-Jek have called for an end to low online fares and demanded tighter regulation of ride-hailing companies. Silvia Antonioli reports Video provided by Reuters


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U.S. pulling staffers out of Nicaragua as riots, looting intensify

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 13:24:06 -0400

The State Department ordered the families of its personnel out of Nicaragua on Monday and authorized departure of some staffers as riots and looting intensified across the Central American nation.


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Celebrations greet royal birth of baby boy in U.K.

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 11:02:19 -0400

Kensington Palace says the Duchess of Cambridge has given birth to her third child, a boy, at London's St. Mary's Hospital. The news brought cheers from dedicated royal-watchers outside the hospital. (April 23)


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32 Chinese tourists die in North Korea traffic accident

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 10:11:50 -0400

The accident occurred Sunday night in North Hwanghae province, south of Pyongyang, North Korea’s capital.


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Look at the mystery ice circles in Arctic that have scientists baffled

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 09:43:00 -0400

Mysterious ice circles in the Arctic are baffling researchers who aren’t really sure what they are or how they got there.


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Michael Bloomberg gives UN $4.5 million to fight climate change, softening blow from U.S. cuts

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 08:33:35 -0400

Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, who has long championed the fight against global warming, will make up the shortfall in the agency’s budget caused by U.S. funding cuts.


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South Korea stops blasting K-pop at North Korea across the DMZ ahead of nuclear talks

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 10:13:31 -0400

South Korea had been blasting propaganda messages and K-pop songs from border loudspeakers since the North’s fourth nuclear test in early 2016.


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Suffocating 'pollution pods' shock visitors for Earth day

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 06:41:23 -0400

It’s no secret that London is one smoggy city. But how does it compare to other places around the world? British artist Michael Pinsky has created ‘pollution pods’ from five different atmospheres across three continents.


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The day in pictures

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 11:47:30 -0400