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Short-circuit possible cause of fire

PARIS – Paris police investigators think an electrical short-circuit most likely caused the fire at Notre Dame Cathedral, a police...

April 19, 2019 1:00 am


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Israeli team: Human error may have caused spacecraft crash

JERUSALEM -- The Israeli start-up behind last week's failed lunar landing says human error may have caused the spacecraft to crash into the...

April 18, 2019 1:40 pm


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6.1 quake causes light damage in Taiwan

TAIPEI, Taiwan -- A strong earthquake shook eastern Taiwan on Thursday afternoon, causing scattered light damage in the capital and along...

April 18, 2019 1:20 pm


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Police official: Short-circuit likely caused cathedral fire

PARIS -- Paris police investigators think an electrical short-circuit most likely caused the fire at Notre Dame Cathedral, a police...

April 18, 2019 1:10 pm


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North Korea test-fires new 'guided weapon'

SEOUL, South Korea – North Korea has test-fired a “new-type tactical guided weapon,” its state media announced today,...

April 18, 2019 1:00 am


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Bells ring across France in cathedral tribute

PARIS – Bells of cathedrals across France rang in a moving tribute Wednesday to Notre Dame as firefighters and experts continued...

April 18, 2019 1:00 am


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Ex-Peru president kills self

LIMA, Peru – Former Peruvian President Alan Garcia shot himself in the head and died Wednesday as officers waited to arrest him in...

April 18, 2019 1:00 am


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3 nations face new restrictions

CORAL GABLES, Fla. – The Trump administration on Wednesday intensified its crackdown on Cuba, Nicaragua and Venezuela, rolling...

April 18, 2019 1:00 am


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Polar bear gets lost in Russia, hundreds of miles from home

Residents of a village in Russia's far eastern Kamchatka Peninsula have been stunned by the sight of a polar bear prowling for food –...

April 17, 2019 4:00 pm


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Israel's president formally nominates Netanyahu as prime minister

JERUSALEM -- Israel's president has formally nominated Benjamin Netanyahu for a fourth consecutive term as prime minister.

April 17, 2019 1:50 pm


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Ex-President García dead after shooting himself

Officials say former Peruvian President Alan García is dead after shooting himself in the head as police came to detain him in...

April 17, 2019 12:50 pm


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Solar car startup Sono to build in Sweden, starting in 2020

Munich-based startup Sono Motors plans to build the first mass produced solar electric vehicle in Sweden, starting next year.

April 17, 2019 11:00 am


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Myanmar leader pardons 9,500 prisoners but not 2 reporters

More than 9,500 prisoners were ordered released Wednesday in Myanmar under a presidential amnesty, but they did not include two Pulitzer...

April 17, 2019 11:00 am


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Paris firefighters acted 'as fast as possible'

A Paris fire official says the towers of Notre Dame would have fallen if firefighters hadn't deployed massive equipment and acted swiftly.

April 17, 2019 10:30 am


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Many of cathedral's treasures saved

PARIS – There was little time to waste. The wood-and-lead roof was a crackling inferno overhead. The flames were now snaking down...

April 17, 2019 1:00 am