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Indonesia’s election pits moderate incumbent Joko Widodo against former Gen. Prabowo Subianto

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Notre Dame fire shows the power of monuments to the French

STRASBOURG, France (AP) " Monuments are the emotional backbone of France. That accounts for the despair over a blaze that killed no one, yet seared the collective soul. It is the power Notre Dame had " still has, despite the charred scars on its Gothic walls.It is not only the unique beauty of the...

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French President Emmanuel Macron pledged to rebuild the cathedral “even more beautifully,” and wants it completed within five years

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Audience applause for Bernie Sanders may have been unsettling for the president, who has grown used to fawning reception by "Fox & Friends" and the network's commentariat.

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China’s economic growth holds steady at 6.4% in latest quarter amid tariff war with US, other data show consumer, factory activity accelerating

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Mourners gather for funeral of SC's Ernest 'Fritz" Hollings

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) " Mourners are gathering to say goodbye to South Carolina's Ernest F. "Fritz" Hollings, one of the last larger-than-life Democrats who once dominated the politics of the South.Funeral services are set to begin at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Summerall Chapel at The Citadel in Charleston....

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Indonesians were voting in presidential and legislative elections after a campaign that pitted the moderate incumbent against an ultranationalist former general

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Voting underway in Indonesia presidential elections

Voting is underway in Indonesia's presidential and legislative elections after a campaign that that pitted the moderate incumbent against an ultra-nationalist former general.

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Godiva is looking beyond its iconic gold gift box of chocolates to open 2,000 cafes

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To preserve the landmark cathedral’s design, officials chose not to install some fire-suppression systems features like firewalls and sprinklers.

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Saudi Arabia names its first female ambassador to US

Saudi Arabia named Princess Reema Bint Bandar Bin Sultan its new ambassador to the United States on Tuesday, making her the first woman to hold the title.

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Prayers, hymns, community shared in firelight of Notre Dame

PARIS (AP) " Some kneeled, some folded their hands to make silent entreaties. Others sang with their eyes focused on the sky that had gone from blue to yellow and orange, and filled with acrid smoke.In an impromptu act of togetherness and hope, Parisians and visitors to France's charismatic capital...

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The case, involving a Human Rights Watch worker, tests the boundaries of criticism and protest in Israel. The advocacy group will appeal to Israel’s Supreme Court.

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Qatari academic seen in shocking video explaining how Muslim men should beat their wives

A leading academic and cleric from World Cup host country Qatar has filmed a shocking guide on how Muslim men should beat their wives.

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The Red Cross sent in their first shipment of medical supplies and hopes to distribute them without political intervention. The delay cost an untold number of lives.

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Mexico president sets aside education reform

Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador has ordered his Cabinet ministers to ignore the education reforms put in place by the previous administration while congress tries to work out replacement legislation.

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LITTLETON, Colo. (AP) " Public schools in the Denver area will be closed Wednesday after authorities said a young woman who is "infatuated" with the 1999 shooting at Columbine High School made threats just days before the 20th anniversary of the attack that killed 13 people.Authorities are looking...

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Stephen Quake and two colleagues were found to have followed proper scientific protocol in their interactions with the Chinese researcher who did the work.

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Pussy Riot protest group member briefly detained in Moscow

One of the protesters who barged onto the field last year to disrupt the World Cup final in Russia was briefly detained Tuesday by police in Moscow, activists said.

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