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Madison Swenson

Locations of new temples in Ghana, Norway announced; Canada temple to undergo renovations

The locations of two international temples of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints have been announced. Church officials also said the Toronto Ontario Temple will be closing for renovations in the coming months.
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The main entrance to Blackpool Zoo, Lancashire, England. (Simon Evans/Alamy Stock Photo)...
Yenny Sanchez

Zoo seeks 5 people to dress up as birds, chase seagulls away

If you're looking for a job, love animals and don't take yourself too seriously, an opportunity at the Blackpool Zoo might pique your interest.
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A hiring sign is displayed in a window of a store in Manhattan on December 02, 2022 in New York Cit...
Julia Horowitz

14 million jobs worldwide will vanish in the next 5 years, new economic report finds

Huge disruptions will rock the global job market over the next five years as the economy weakens and companies boost adoption of technologies such as artificial intelligence.
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FILE - This Aug. 26, 2003, image made available by NASA shows Mars as it lines up with the Sun and ...
Associated Press

China’s Mars rover finds signs of recent water in sand dunes

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Water may be more widespread and recent on Mars than previously thought, based on observations of Martian sand dunes by China’s rover. The finding highlights new, potentially fertile areas in the warmer regions of Mars where conditions might be suitable for life to exist, though more study is needed. Friday’s […]
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FILE - Wall Street Journal reporter Evan Gershkovich stands in a glass cage in a courtroom at the M...
Zeke Miller, AP White House Correspondent

US sanctions Russia, Iran entities for detaining Americans

The Biden administration on Thursday sanctioned Russia’s Federal Security Service and Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps intelligence organization for wrongfully detaining Americans.
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In this image taken and provided by Anti-Death Penalty Asia Network, members of Anti-Death Penalty ...
Zen Soo

Singapore executes man for helping buy 2 pounds of cannabis

Singapore has executed a man accused of coordinating a cannabis delivery, despite pleas for clemency and protests that he was convicted on weak evidence.
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In this photo provided by Maheen S, smoke fills the sky in Khartoum, Sudan, near Doha International...
Jennifer Hansler and Donald Judd

3-day Sudan ceasefire announced by US Secretary of State

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Monday announced that the warring factions in Sudan agreed to a a ceasefire, "starting at midnight on April 24, to last for 72 hours."
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The US embassy in the Sudanese capital of Khartoum is pictured. President Joe Biden on April 22 sai...
Jennifer Hansler, Kylie Atwood, Haley Britzky and Oren Liebermann

US has evacuated American diplomatic personnel from Sudan

President Joe Biden on Saturday said that US government personnel had been evacuated from Sudan.
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Police and local residents load the exhumed bodies of victims of a religious cult into the back of ...
Associated Press

39 bodies dug up in cult investigation of pastor in Kenya

Police say 39 bodies have been discovered so far on land owned by a pastor in coastal Kenya who was arrested for telling his followers to fast to death.
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Migrants start walking north on their way to Mexico City from Tapachula, Chiapas state, Mexico, Sun...
Edgar H. Clemente

3,000 migrants begin walk north from southern Mexico

Around 3,000 migrants have begun what they call a mass protest procession through southern Mexico to demand the end of detention centers.
2 months ago
This handout photo released by Telegram Channel of Belgorod Region Governor Vyacheslav Gladkov show...
Associated Press

Russia’s air force accidentally bombs own city of Belgorod

Russia’s military has acknowledged that a bomb accidentally dropped by one of its warplanes caused a powerful blast in a Russian city about 25 miles east of the Russia-Ukraine border.
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Ukraine's Ambassador Oksana Markarova, right, hugs a Ukrainian victim of Russia's war with Ukraine ...
Jennifer Hansler

Russian soldiers ‘forced me to dig my own grave’: US lawmakers hear accounts of alleged Russian war crimes

A 57-year-old Ukrainian woman from Kherson testified to US lawmakers that Russian forces beat her, threatened to rape her and forced her to dig her own grave.
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FILE - A member of South Korean K-pop band BTS J-Hope poses for photographers during a press confer...
Hyung-Jin Kim, Associated Press

J-Hope becomes 2nd BTS member to join South Korean army

J-Hope, a member of K-pop sensation BTS, has entered a South Korean boot camp to start his 18-month compulsory military service.
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WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 05: The sun sets over the U.S. Capitol Building as the House of Representa...
Associated Press

US charges 4 Americans, 3 Russians in election discord case

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Four Americans affiliated with a Black empowerment and political organization have been charged along with three Russians with conspiring to covertly sow discord in U.S. society, spread Russian propaganda and interfere illegally in U.S. elections, according to an indictment unsealed Tuesday. The U.S. citizens and two Russians were added to […]
2 months ago
FILE - The Wall Street Journal journalist Evan Gershkovich is shown in this undated photo. The Bide...
Associated Press

US reporter held by Russia on spying charges to stay in jail

An American journalist arrested on spying charges as part of a sweeping Kremlin crackdown on press freedom amid the war in Ukraine will remain jailed, a Russian judge ruled Tuesday.
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FILE - The Twitter application is seen on a digital device, April 25, 2022, in San Diego. Twitter h...
Rob Gilles

CBC ‘pausing’ Twitter after ‘government-funded media’ label

The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation says it is pausing Twitter after the social media platform stamped its account with a "government-funded media” label.
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FILE - Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks to the media after the summit of Caspian Sea littora...
Associated Press

Putin meets with China’s defense minister in Moscow

Russian President Vladimir Putin has met with China’s defense minister in Moscow.
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Army soldiers deploy in Khartoum on April 15 amid reported clashes in the city. Sudan's paramilitar...

Fighting between Sudan military enters a second day, with dozens dead

Fierce fighting across Sudan entered a second day as months of tensions between a paramilitary group and the country's army erupted into violence.
2 months ago
William Gross, seen here, is one of three American sailors last heard from on April 4 near Mazatlá...
Melissa Alonso

US, Mexican officials search for 3 American sailors last heard 11 days ago

The US Coast Guard is assisting Mexican navy crews in the search for three American sailors, last heard from on April 4 near Mazatlán, Mexico.
2 months ago
Chinese President Xi Jinping (not pictured) attends a signing ceremony with Brazilian President Lui...
Duarte Mendonca

US should stop ‘encouraging’ Ukraine war, Brazilian president says

Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva said on Saturday that the United States should stop "encouraging" the war in Ukraine.
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Sudan unrest...

Sudanese paramilitary group claims control of presidential palace

At least three people have been killed after long-standing tensions between the Sudanese army and a paramilitary group erupted into open fighting.
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The female bear who killed a jogger gets a stay of execution in Italy. The bear known by Italy's Na...
Barbie Nadeau and Toyin Owoseje

Female bear that killed jogger gets stay of execution in Italy

A female bear that was sentenced to death for the fatal mauling of a jogger in Italy has been given a stay of execution until May 11.
2 months ago
Police block a road near a Dighton, Massachusetts, home, where law enforcement officers are expecte...
Eric Tucker, Tara Copp and Michael Balsamo

AG: Guardsman to be charged with removing classified info

The FBI wants to question a 21-year-old member of the Massachusetts Air National Guard in connection with the disclosure of classified military documents.
2 months ago
WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 17:  The House of Representatives voted 228-192 to ban local public radio st...
Matt O'Brien

NPR quits Elon Musk’s Twitter over ‘government-funded’ label

National Public Radio is quitting Twitter after the social media company branded them as a "government-funded media" company.
2 months ago

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