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Moscow plane fire
Riccardo Dalla Francesca via AP
May 05, 2019 - 3:07 pm
A fiery airliner accident at Moscow's Sheremetyevo Airport killed at least 41 people, a spokeswoman for Russia's Investigative Committee says.
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In this photo taken on Tuesday, April 30, 2019, Martin Clayton, Head of prints and drawings at the Royal Collection Trust, poses for the media with drawing which has been recently confirmed as a portrait of Leonardo Da Vinci and forms part of the Royal Collection, at Windsor Castle in Windsor, England. The newly identified sketch will go on public display for the first time later this month in Leonardo da Vinci: A Life in Drawing at The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace in London between May 24 - Oct. 13. (Steve Parsons/PA via AP)
May 02, 2019 - 5:25 am
LONDON (AP) — A drawing of a bearded, pensive-looking man owned by Queen Elizabeth II is a portrait of Leonardo da Vinci, a royal art adviser said Thursday on the 500th anniversary of the artist and polymath's death. Martin Clayton, head of prints at the Royal Collection, said the sketch was made...
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Julian Assange
Oli Scarff/Getty Images
May 01, 2019 - 7:02 am
A British judge sentenced WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on Wednesday to 50 weeks in prison for skipping bail seven years ago and holing up in the Ecuadorian embassy.
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Venezuela uprising
AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos
April 30, 2019 - 11:45 am
The self-declared President Juan Guaido stood alongside a popular opposition leader who's been in prison for years, saying soldiers have begun switching sides and denouncing socialist leader Nicolas Maduro.
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Hasidic Brooklyn
Spencer Platt/Getty Images
April 24, 2019 - 6:56 pm
A Brooklyn rabbi and his wife were brutally beaten Tuesday night at the synagogue they run in Kenya.
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In this image taken from the RU-RTR Russian television, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un smiles as he leaves a train in Vladivostok railway station in Vladivostok, Russia, Wednesday, April 24, 2019. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un arrived in Russia by train on Wednesday, a day before his much-anticipated summit with President Vladimir Putin that comes amid deadlocked diplomacy on his nuclear program. (RU-RTR Russian Television via AP)
April 24, 2019 - 5:40 am
VLADIVOSTOK, Russia (AP) — Smiling and upbeat, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Wednesday stepped off his khaki-green armored train in far-eastern Russia for a much-anticipated summit with President Vladimir Putin that comes amid deadlocked diplomacy on his nuclear program. Kim, dressed in a...
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A Pakistani woman lights candles during a vigil for the victims of bomb explosions in churches and hotels in Sri Lanka, in Lahore, Pakistan, Tuesday April 23, 2019. The death toll from the Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka, rose Tuesday to more than 300. (AP Photo/K.M. Chaudary)
April 23, 2019 - 7:08 pm
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — As the death toll from the Easter bombings in Sri Lanka rose to 321 on Tuesday, the Islamic State group claimed responsibility and released images that purported to show the attackers, while the country's prime minister warned that several suspects armed with explosives...
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In this image made from video on Monday, April 22, 2019, rescue workers release a polar bear somewhere in Chukotka, Russian Far East. A polar bear which was found roaming around a village in eastern Russia, hundreds of miles away from its usual habitat, has been airlifted back home. (AP Photo)
April 23, 2019 - 10:55 am
MOSCOW (AP) — A polar bear which was found roaming around a village in eastern Russia, hundreds of miles away from its usual habitat, has been airlifted back home. The exhausted-looking animal apparently traveled on an ice floe from the remote, sparsely populated Chukotka to a village on Kamchatka...
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Sri Lanka
Xinhua/Sipa USA
April 22, 2019 - 6:15 am
The coordinated Easter Sunday bombings that ripped through Sri Lankan churches and luxury hotels, killing more than 200 people, were carried out by seven suicide bombers from a domestic militant group named National Thowfeek Jamaath, a government official said Monday.
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Dead bodies of victims lie inside St. Sebastian's Church damaged in blast in Negombo, north of Colombo, Sri Lanka, Sunday, April 21, 2019. More than two hundred people were killed and hundreds more injured in eight blasts that rocked churches and hotels in and just outside Sri Lanka's capital on Easter Sunday. (AP Photo/Chamila Karunarathne)
April 21, 2019 - 8:52 pm
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Nine bombings of churches, luxury hotels and other sites on Easter Sunday killed more than 200 people and wounded hundreds more in Sri Lanka's deadliest violence since a devastating civil war in the South Asian island nation ended a decade ago. Defense Minister Ruwan...
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