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An aerial view shows a destroyed house after a dam collapsed in Brumadinho, Brazil, Saturday, Jan. 26, 2019. Rescuers searched for survivors in a huge area in southeastern Brazil buried by mud from the collapse of dam holding back mine waste, with several people dead and hundreds missing. (AP Photo/Andre Penner)
January 26, 2019 - 6:29 pm
BRUMADINHO, Brazil (AP) — The death toll from the collapse of a dam holding back mine waste in southeastern Brazil rose to 40 on Saturday as searchers flying in helicopters and rescuers laboring in deep mud uncovered more bodies. An estimated 300 people were still missing and authorities expected...
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Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro holds up his fists during a press conference at Miraflores presidential palace in Caracas, Venezuela, Friday, Jan. 25, 2019, amid a political power struggle with an opposition leader who has declared himself interim president. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)
January 26, 2019 - 5:51 pm
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Latest on the political crisis in Venezuela (all times local): 6:30 p.m. Venezuela's government has backtracked on an order that gave U.S. Embassy personnel 72 hours to leave the country. The Foreign Affairs Ministry said that it is now negotiating the establishment of a U...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018 file photo, US First Lady Melania Trump speaks during a town hall meeting on opioid addiction at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Va.. Britain’s Telegraph newspaper said Saturday Jan. 26, 2019, it apologizes “unreservedly” to Mrs. Trump and her family after publishing an article it says contains many false statements, and paid damages. (AP Photo/Steve Helber, File)
January 26, 2019 - 6:53 am
LONDON (AP) — Britain's Telegraph newspaper has apologized and paid damages to U.S. First Lady Melania Trump after publishing an article it says contains many false statements. The newspaper said Saturday it apologizes "unreservedly" to Mrs. Trump and her family for any embarrassment caused by the...
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In this photo taken on Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019, Jose Rosello and Victoria Garcia, parents of 2-year-old boy trapped in a deep borehole, take part on a vigil at the town of Totalan near Malaga, Spain. Spanish authorities say that rescue experts are using explosives to make their way through a 4-meter (13-foot) wall of hard rock to reach the space where a 2-year-old boy has been trapped for 12 days. (Alex Zea/Europa Press via AP)
January 26, 2019 - 4:51 am
MADRID (AP) — Rescue crews in Spain early Saturday found the body of a 2-year-old boy, whose fall into a deep borehole 13 days earlier prompted a complex and heart-wrenching search-and-rescue operation that had the country holding its breath. Julen Rosello fell down the narrow 110-meter (360-foot...
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Cruise ship air quality
© Brett Critchley |
January 25, 2019 - 12:24 pm
A new undercover report says emissions from ship engines may be harmful to your health because of metals and harmful particles that can contain carcinogens.
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Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro
Xinhua/Sipa USA
January 24, 2019 - 6:20 pm
President Donald Trump says "all options are on the table" as the U.S. seeks to push Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro to give up power. But the reality is much more complicated.
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New York City Hot Weather
Anthony Behar
January 24, 2019 - 2:41 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A new analysis shows that while Earth was a tad cooler last year than the last couple of years, it was still the fourth warmest year on record. With the partial U.S. government shutdown, federal calculations for last year's temperatures are delayed. But independent scientists at...
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January 23, 2019 - 4:48 am
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — People in Tonga could face several weeks without Facebook, YouTube and even some basic services like credit card transactions due to a fault in the undersea cable that connects the Pacific nation to the rest of the world. Something went wrong with the fiber-optic...
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A U.S. Flag in downtown Washington flies in front of the moon during a lunar eclipse, Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019. The entire eclipse will exceed three hours. Totality - when the moon's completely bathed in Earth's shadow - will last an hour. Expect the eclipsed, or blood moon, to turn red from sunlight scattering off Earth's atmosphere. (AP Photo/J. David Ake)
January 21, 2019 - 4:22 am
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The only total lunar eclipse this year and next came with a supermoon bonus. On Sunday night, the moon, Earth and sun lined up to create the eclipse, which was visible throughout North and South America, where skies were clear. There won't be another until the year 2021...
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Oldest man Japan
Masanori Takei/Kyodo News via AP
January 20, 2019 - 6:37 am
TOKYO (AP) — The world's oldest man has died at his home — a hot springs inn — in northern Japan at the age of 113. Masazo Nonaka died in the early hours of Sunday while sleeping at home in Ashoro on Japan's northern main island of Hokkaido, his family said. He died peacefully from natural causes,...
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