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Putin meets Le Pen, denies French election interference

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 11:35:24 -0400

Embracing Le Pen is part of Russia’s efforts to reach out to nationalist and anti-globalist forces.


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Earth Hour 2017: 'There's never been a more critical moment in the fight'

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 12:10:25 -0400

Many parts of the world will go dark for an hour Saturday night in more than 170 countries and territories in a show of support for protecting the planet.


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China's favored candidate chosen as Hong Kong’s leader

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 18:36:55 -0400

Carrie Lam picked by a committee in first vote since Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests in 2014.


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Escalator in Hong Kong Mall Suddenly Reverses, Injuring 18

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 17:33:02 -0400

At least 18 shoppers at a Hong Kong mall were injured on Saturday when a escalator suddenly reversed at an increased speed


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Russian Opposition Leader Arrested Amid Mass Protest in Moscow

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 17:28:11 -0400

Thousands of people crowded into Moscow's Pushkin Square on Sunday for an unsanctioned protest against the Russian government, part of a wave of demonstrations taking place throughout the country.


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Corruption protests sweep Russia; Putin opponent arrested

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 17:57:51 -0400

Thousands of people in Moscow and other cities demonstrate; anti-corruption campaigner Alexei Navalny arrested.


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Pentagon: Al-Qaeda leader linked to deadly bombings killed in Afghanistan

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 16:36:10 -0400

A U.S. counterterrorism drone strike in Afghanistan has killed a senior al-Qaeda leader linked to the 2008 bombing of a Marriott Hotel in Pakistan that left more than 50 people dead, including two Americans, the Pentagon has confirmed.


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China's favorite Lam wins Hong Kong leadership

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 13:38:21 -0400

Hong Kong's new leader Carrie Lam pledges to mend political rifts after winning a vote dismissed as a sham by democracy activists who fear the loss of the city's cherished freedoms. Video provided by AFP


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Demonstrations in Hong Kong as China favorite Lam wins leadership

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 13:33:34 -0400

Demonstrations are held in Hong Kong after China's favorite Carrie Lam wins a leadership vote dismissed as a sham by democracy activists who fear the loss of the city's cherished freedoms. Video provided by AFP


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These undocumented immigrants thought they could stay. Trump says deport them.

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 14:48:39 -0400

Non-violent undocumented immigrants who were left alone by Obama are being rounded up now.


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Moscow protest in sight of Kremlin

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 11:43:30 -0400

Protesters took to the streets in Moscow on Sunday, answering calls from a prominent opposition figure to hold anti-corruption demonstrations across Russia.


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Cities and monuments switch off for Earth hour

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 10:48:48 -0400

Iconic buildings and monuments around the world plunged into darkness for sixty minutes on Saturday to mark Earth Hour and draw attention to climate change. Video provided by AFP


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China embraces killer whale shows, even as SeaWorld ends them

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 07:05:24 -0400

Activists warn China is repeating safety and mistreatment mistakes that plagued the U.S.


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Thousands march in London against looming Brexit

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 15:27:21 -0400

Tens of thousands of pro-EU protesters take to London's streets, in defiance of the terror threat, to mark the bloc's 60th anniversary just days before Brexit begins. Video provided by AFP


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US investigating reports that Airstrikes killed 200 civilians in Iraq

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 15:12:16 -0400

Officials are investigating reports that U.S.-led airstrikes in the ISIS stronghold Mosul left roughly 200 civilians dead. Video provided by Newsy


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Russian police warn opposition leader’s protest is 'illegal'

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 00:36:39 -0400

“Your personal safety may be under threat,” Moscow police warned potential protesters.


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London terror attack

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 11:18:29 -0400




As the European Union turns 60, it starts to feel its age

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 15:37:00 -0400

European leaders gather in Rome on Saturday to mark the 60th birthday of the EU.


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