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Donald Trump, Vladimir Putin
Xinhua/Sipa USA
November 29, 2018 - 1:32 pm
President Donald Trump canceled a planned meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin at the Group of 20 Nations summit Thursday.
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This handout made available by the Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam, on Thursday Nov. 29, 2018, shows an image of 15 year old Theo van Gogh, originally thought to be of his brother Vincent van Gogh. One of only two known photos of Vincent van Gogh turns out to most likely be an image of his brother, Theo, the Van Gogh Museum announced Thursday. (Van Gogh Museum via AP)
November 29, 2018 - 12:50 pm
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — One of only two known photos of painter Vincent van Gogh turns out to most likely be an image of his brother, Theo, the Van Gogh Museum announced Thursday. Forensic testing by experts at Amsterdam University "confirmed the high likelihood of the boy in the photograph...
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(AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
November 29, 2018 - 11:19 am
China's government ordered a halt Thursday to work by a medical team that claimed to have helped make the world's first gene-edited babies, as a group of leading scientists declared that it's still too soon to try to make permanent changes to DNA that can be inherited by future generations.
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Lion Air Crash
Xinhua/Agung Kuncahya B.
November 27, 2018 - 5:35 pm
Data from the Lion Air jet that crashed into the sea off Indonesia in October shows the pilots fought to save that aircraft almost from the moment it took off.
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Defendant Sergej W. arrives at the Assize Court in Dortmund, Germany, Nov. 27, 2018. The court has convicted W. on 28 counts of attempted murder in last year's attack on the Borussia Dortmund soccer team's bus. The dpa news agency reported that the defendant, who has been identified only as Sergej W. in line with German privacy rules, was sentenced to 14 years in prison by the Dortmund state court on Tuesday. (Marcel Kusch/dpa via AP)
November 27, 2018 - 10:57 am
BERLIN (AP) — A German court on Tuesday convicted a man of 28 counts of attempted murder in last year's attack on the Borussia Dortmund soccer team's bus and sentenced him to 14 years in prison. The Dortmund state court found the defendant, who has been identified only as Sergej W. in line with...
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 NASA's Curiosity Mars
NASA/JPL-Caltech via AP
November 26, 2018 - 3:02 pm
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A NASA spacecraft has landed on Mars to explore the planet's interior. Flight controllers announced that the spacecraft InSight touched down Monday, after a perilous supersonic descent through the red Martian skies. Confirmation came via radio signals that took more than...
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Leaning Tower of Pisa
(AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
November 22, 2018 - 12:57 pm
The Leaning Tower of Pisa isn't leaning so much anymore.
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John Allen Chau
AP Photo/Sarah Prince
November 22, 2018 - 10:21 am
Indian authorities were struggling Thursday to figure out how to recover the body of an American killed after wading ashore on an isolated island cut off from the modern world.
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In this October 2018 photo, American adventurer John Allen Chau, right, stands for a photograph with Founder of Ubuntu Football Academy Casey Prince, 39, just days before he left for India where he was killed in a remote island populated by the Sentinelese, a tribe known for shooting at outsiders with bows and arrows, in Cape Town, South Africa. The Sentinelese people are resistant to outsiders and often attack anyone who comes near, and visits to the island are heavily restricted by the government. "He was an explorer at heart," Prince said. "He loved creation and being out in it, I think having probably found and connected with God that way, and deeply so." (AP Photo/Sarah Prince)
November 21, 2018 - 10:46 pm
NEW DELHI (AP) — The first time American John Allen Chau visited the isolated island in the seas between India and Southeast Asia, he came bearing gifts that included a football and fish. He interacted with some of the tribesmen — who survive by hunting, fishing and collecting wild plants and are...
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Injured men receive treatment at a hospital after a suicide bombing in Kabul, Afghanistan, Nov. 20, 2018. Afghan officials said the suicide bomber targeted a gathering of Muslim religious scholars in Kabul. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)
November 20, 2018 - 10:44 pm
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A suicide bomber targeted a gathering of hundreds of Islamic scholars in the Afghan capital on Tuesday, killing at least 50 people as Muslims marked the birthday of the Prophet Muhammad. Another 83 people were wounded in the attack, with 20 of them in critical condition...
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