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Shiffrin claims fourth season title with giant slalom win - 03/17/2019

Berlin - Mikaela Shiffrin clinched a record-tying fourth World Cup crystal globe for the season when she won Sunday's women's giant slalom.   On the last day of the World Cup season in Soldeu,...

People of 35 nationalities among 157 dead in Ethiopian Airlines crash - 03/10/2019

Addis Ababa - By Elias Meseret and Kristin Palitza, – Seven British, seven French, eight Italian and 18 Canadian nationals are among the 157 victims of an Ethiopian Airlines plane crash on Sunday....

India's Supreme Court orders mediation over disputed holy site - 03/08/2019

New Delhi - India's Supreme Court on Friday ordered that a long-standing dispute between Hindus and Muslims over a holy site be settled through mediation, lawyers linked with the case said.  ...

EPA didn't allow NASA to fly pollution-spotting plane over Houston - 03/07/2019

Los Angeles (tca/dpa) - In the weeks after Hurricane Harvey's catastrophic sweep through the Houston area - which resulted in chemical spills, fires, flooded storage tanks and damaged industrial...

Newly revealed letters provide glimpse into Einstein's genius mind - 03/06/2019

Tel Aviv - Ahead of Albert Einstein's 140th birthday, 110 manuscript pages penned by the German scientist were unveiled by an Israeli university on Wednesday, providing a glimpse into the genius mind...

Facebook, Instagram ban British far-right figurehead - 02/26/2019

London - Social media giant Facebook removed the accounts of British far-right figurehead Tommy Robinson on Tuesday, but his YouTube channel remained active.   Facebook said Robinson's pages had...

Bishop at Vatican abuse summit: 'We have been our own worst enemy' - 02/24/2019

Vatican City (dpa) - Leaders of the Catholic Church have been their "own worst enemy" as they turned a blind eye to clergy child abuse, a bishop says in a Mass homily at the end of a Vatican summit...

Pablo Escobar's home is blown up in Colombia - 02/22/2019

Bogota (dpa) – A six-floor building where the late Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar once lived was blown up in the city of Medellin in an attempt to discourage interest in his life.   The...

Zuckerberg says Facebook not aiming to be 'arbiter of truth' - 02/20/2019

Washington - Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg said Wednesday that Facebook wants to stop spread of misinformation on the social media platform but recognizes that people don't want Facebook...

Conservatives melt down about Ocasio-Cortez's boyfriend - 02/17/2019

  "While you were having a nice Valentine's Day, @AOC decided to put her boyfriend on staff - drawing a salary on the taxpayer's dime. Nice to see her adapting to the swamp so quickly," Luke...
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