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1:39 PM / Wednesday March 20, 2019

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Over 1,000 feared dead after cyclone slams into Mozambique

March 18, 2019

📷 Google screenshot By ANDREW MELDRUM JOHANNESBURG (AP) — More than 1,000 people were feared dead in Mozambique four days after a cyclone slammed into the country, submerging entire villages and leaving bodies floating in the floodwaters, the nation’s president said. “It is a real disaster of great proportions,” President Filipe Nyusi said. Cyclone Idai…

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Fox News hires Donna Brazile as political contributor

March 18, 2019

By David Bauer NEW YORK (AP) — Former Democratic National Committee chief Donna Brazile, who was fired by CNN for tipping off the Hillary Clinton campaign about debate topics in 2016, has joined Fox News Channel as a political commentator. Brazile said Monday she knows fellow liberals will criticize her for joining Fox, but that…

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New Zealand shooting:4 in custody, many dead in shootings at 2 mosques

March 15, 2019

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AP) — The Latest on shootings at mosques in New Zealand (all times local): 5:30 p.m. New Zealand police say they have taken into custody three men and one woman over the shootings at two mosques in Christchurch. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern called the events Friday afternoon “one of New Zealand’s darkest…

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Dozens trapped in Nigeria school collapse, at least 8 dead

March 14, 2019

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Emergency crews sifted through debris as night fell on frantic efforts to rescue scores of school children and others feared trapped inside a three-story building that collapsed Wednesday in Nigeria’s densely populated commercial capital, Lagos. At least eight people were confirmed dead and 37 others were rescued alive. Anguished families crowded…

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Ethiopian Airlines crash kills 157, spreads global grief

March 10, 2019

By ELIAS MESERET and YIDNEK KIRUBEL ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — An Ethiopian Airlines jet faltered and crashed Sunday shortly after takeoff from the country’s capital, carving a gash in the earth and spreading global grief to 35 countries that had someone among the 157 people who were killed. There was no immediate indication why…

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Pennsylvania man claims he found R. Kelly tape abusing girls

March 10, 2019

NEW YORK — A man who said he was cleaning out an old videotape collection found what he thought was a recording of R&B singer R. Kelly in concert, but instead turned out to show a man who appeared to be Kelly sexually abusing girls, he and his attorney said Sunday. The man then turned…

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‘Black Panther’ makes Oscar history twice for diversity

February 25, 2019

By JONATHAN LANDRUM Jr. LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Black Panther” went back-to-back into the Oscar history books on Sunday evening. Ruth E. Carter and Hannah Beachler became the first African-Americans to win in their respective categories. Carter was first up as she took home an Academy Award for costume design, then Beachler followed her with…

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Spike Lee tries to walk out of Oscars ceremony after ‘Green Book’ best picture win

February 25, 2019

Associate Press, Lynn Elber LOS ANGELES — Spike Lee’s first-ever competitive Oscar award turned a mostly staid ceremony into one with joy and passion, but that later gave way to frustration. Lee, who captured the best adapted screenplay trophy for ‘‘BlacKkKlansman,’’ jumped into the arms of presenter, longtime collaborator and close friend Samuel L. Jackson…

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