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Washington Post

The historic summit of the Koreas hangs on the North's nuclear intentions
Washington Post
South Korean President Moon Jae-in will welcome Kim Jong Un Friday to a summit that, Moon hopes, will lay the groundwork for a meeting between the North Korean leader and President Trump and that will remove the cloud of another war from the peninsula ...
From brink of war to hopes of peace: Kim Jong Un heads south for summitCNN
Armistice and axe murders: Korea's DMZ summit site full of diplomatic, military historyReuters
Why South Korea's Conservative Christians Don't Want to Get Cozier With the NorthTIME
ABC News -Los Angeles Times -Yahoo News -Wall Street Journal
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New York Times

Senate Confirms CIA Chief Mike Pompeo to Be Secretary of State
New York Times
WASHINGTON — The Senate on Thursday easily confirmed Mike Pompeo as the nation's 70th secretary of state, elevating the current C.I.A. director and an outspoken foreign policy hawk to be the nation's top diplomat. In the end, the 57-to-42 tally lacked ...
Mike Pompeo Confirmed as Secretary of StateWall Street Journal
Mike Pompeo narrowly confirmed to be secretary of stateWashington Post
Senate confirms Mike Pompeo as Trump's second secretary of stateCNN
USA TODAY -NBCNews.com -Yahoo News -Los Angeles Times
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CNN

Trump to visit United Kingdom in July
CNN
Washington (CNN) President Donald Trump will visit the United Kingdom in July, the White House and Downing Street announced on Thursday, finally concluding a months-long back-and-forth over when Trump would at last visit America's closest ally. "The ...
The Hill's Morning Report: Trump's Cabinet messThe Hill
President Trump has disrupted his own ability to governWashington Post
US President Donald Trump to visit the UK in JulyBBC News
USA TODAY -Bloomberg -Yahoo News -Fox News
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New York Times

Merkel Is Next to Visit Trump, Skipping the Bonhomie
New York Times
President Trump and Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany in the Oval Office last year, during a visit in which Mr. Trump missed or ignored a cue to shake hands with Ms. Merkel. Few expect a warmer rapport this time.CreditStephen Crowley/The New York ...
The Finance 202: Now comes Merkel. And the hard part.Washington Post
Hopes for US Tariff Exemptions Fade in EuropeWall Street Journal
Angela Merkel: Trump's final hurdle before the weekendCNN
The Hill -Yahoo News -ABC News -Foreign Policy (blog)
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ABC News

Terminally-ill British boy Alfie Evans becomes rallying point for US conservatives
ABC News
A British toddler on the brink of death has become a rallying point for U.S. conservatives. Alfie Evans, who is 23 months old, suffers from a neurodegenerative disease that has ravaged his brain. Since December 2016, he's been hospitalized in a ...
Fight Over Care of Brain-Damaged Baby Divides BritainNew York Times
Alfie Evans' Parents to Meet Doctors in Bid to Take Him HomeU.S. News & World Report
Alfie Evans' parents needed help. The vultures came insteadThe Guardian
Townhall -Newsweek -LifeNews.com -WCPO
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CNN

Trump denies that he told Comey he didn't stay overnight in Moscow
CNN
(CNN) President Donald Trump denied on Thursday that he told former FBI Director James Comey that he didn't spend a night in Moscow, saying, "Of course I stayed there." "He didn't write those memos accurately. He put a lot of phony stuff. For instance ...
Comey, Mueller and the poisonous treeThe Hill
The Latest: Trump says he did stay overnight in MoscowWashington Post
Trump, Citing Flight Logs, Says He Stayed Overnight in Moscow in 2013Bloomberg
Newsweek -The Daily Caller -Business Insider -Daily Beast
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Yahoo News

Hundreds of bodies found from Rwanda's 1994 genocide
Yahoo News
Kigali (AFP) - The remains of more than 200 people killed during the 1994 Rwandan genocide have been uncovered in a village on the outskirts of the capital Kigali, the country's memorial centre said Thursday. The grim find, spread among four mass ...
Rwandans shocked by discovery of genocide-era mass gravesMinneapolis Star Tribune

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New York Times

Flash Flood Kills at Least 9 Israeli Teenagers on 'Bonding' Hike
New York Times
A search mission gathered Thursday to seek young hikers near Arava in southern Israel after flash floods swept through the area. At least nine hikers were killed.CreditMenahem Kahana/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images. By David M. Halbfinger. April ...
10 teenagers swept away by flash flood in Israel's desertWashington Post
Israel flash flood: Nine teenaged hikers dead in southBBC News
Nine youths die in Israel flash flooding: rescuersYahoo News
The Times of Israel (blog) -Chron.com -Breitbart News -The Weather Channel
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The Atlantic

Visiting Chernobyl 32 Years After the Disaster
The Atlantic
Today marks the anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster—on April 26, 1986, technicians conducting a test inadvertently caused reactor number four to explode. Several hundred staff and firefighters then tackled a blaze that burned for 10 days and ...
The True Cost of the Chernobyl Disaster Has Been Greater Than It SeemsYahoo News
When Will Chernobyl Be Livable? Facts on the Anniversary of the Soviet Nuclear DisasterNewsweek
Tourists throng Chernobyl siteThe Hindu
The Beacon (blog) -Phys.Org -Sputnik International -Metro
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Reuters

British interior minister faces calls to resign over 'Windrush' scandal
Reuters
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's interior minister faced calls to resign on Thursday after giving contradictory statements about meeting targets for deportations, deepening a scandal over Britain's treatment of Caribbean immigrants. Britain's Home ...
Facing calls to resign, UK interior minister Rudd says committed to jobYahoo News
How you can help the Windrush generationThe Guardian
Windrush: Home Office 'to scrap immigration removals targets'BBC News
The Independent -Sky News -Irish Times -Express.co.uk
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Washington Post

The Latest: US envoy to UN denounces use of 'human shields'
Washington Post
UNITED NATIONS — The Latest on a meeting at the U.N. Security Council on the Mideast and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict (all times local):. 2:05 p.m.. The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations says the use of civilians as human shields is reaching ...
The Latest: Hamas buries, vows revenge for slain engineerYahoo News
Body of slain Hamas engineer returned to GazaAtlanta Journal Constitution
Killing of second Palestinian journalist covering Gaza protests draws international condemnationMondoweiss
WAFA - Palestine News Agency -Haaretz -Newsweek -The Times of Israel
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Washington Post

Britain, France denounce Russian claim as 'stunt'
Washington Post
THE HAGUE, Netherlands — Britain and France denounced on Thursday as a stunt and an “obscene masquerade” a move by Russia to produce Syrian witnesses who Moscow says were filmed in “staged videos” in the aftermath of a reported chemical weapons attack ...
Russia parades Syrian 'witnesses' to disprove gas attackYahoo News
The Latest: Russia shows media alleged witnesses from SyriaChron.com
Russia displays cruise missiles 'shot down' in SyriaIHS Jane's 360
The Guardian -TBO.com -Truthdig -KRQE News 13
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Newsweek

Muslim Nations Must Stand Against American Bullying, Iranian Leader Says
Newsweek
The supreme leader of Iran has called on all Muslim nations to stand up against America and its allies, accusing the West of bullying Tehran. Speaking on state television, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said that Iran will not bow down to aggressive U.S ...
Iran's Khamenei urges Muslim nations to unite against US: state TVYahoo News
Iran's Supreme Leader Urges Muslim Nations to Unite Against USDaily Beast
Khamenei: Muslims Must Unite to Oppose US and “Arrogant Powers”TheTower.org
The Times of Israel -RT -Xinhua -Sputnik International
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New York Times

Verdict in Pamplona Gang Rape Case Sets Off Immediate Outcry
New York Times
MADRID — In a case that was seen as a bellwether for women's rights in Spain, a court on Thursday sentenced five men for sexually abusing a woman during the bull-running festival of Pamplona, but cleared them of raping her, to the dismay of women's ...
Spain 'wolf pack' gang jailed for San Fermin sex attackBBC News
'Pack' accused of gang rape jailed for sexual abuse in SpainYahoo News
Anger erupts in Spain over lesser sexual assault sentencesWashington Post
The Guardian -Telegraph.co.uk -UPI.com -teleSUR English
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Washington Post

Official: Israel will strike Tehran if Iran attacks Tel Aviv
Washington Post
JERUSALEM — Israel's defense minister said in an interview published Thursday that his country will strike Tehran if attacked by archenemy Iran, escalating an already tense war of words between the two adversaries. Avigdor Lieberman's comments ...
Israel defence minister vows to strike any Iran 'military foothold' in SyriaYahoo News
Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman to Saudi Paper: If Iran Strikes Tel Aviv, We'll Strike TehranBreitbart News
Israel: 'The Iranian regime is in its final days'Washington Examiner
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Reuters

Trump officials warn of arrests as migrant caravan reaches US border
Reuters
TIJUANA, Mexico (Reuters) - Hundreds of Central American migrants from a caravan through Mexico reunited in Tijuana on Wednesday and planned to cross into the United States together this weekend, in defiance of threats by President Donald Trump to ...
Migrants at US border ask Trump to have heartYahoo News
Asylum or Not: Migrants at US-Mexico Border Mull ChoicesVoice of America
Migrant Caravan Set to Reach US Border This Weekend, Despite Warnings Asylum Seekers Could Face ArrestNewsweek
ABC News -Twitter -The Hill -The Desert Sun
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Wall Street Journal

Chinese, Indian Leaders Seek Harmony After a Fractious Year
Wall Street Journal
Chinese President Xi Jinping and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi are scheduled to meet Friday for a discussion aimed at getting the relationship between Asia's two rising powers back on track after a bumpy year. The two men haven't specified the ...
Chinese President Xi Jinping Is Meeting India's Modi: Here's Why It's ImportantNewsweek
When Modi and Xi Meet, Indian Elections Will Set the ToneNew York Times
Friday's other big summit: Why the Modi-Xi meeting mattersCNN
Economic Times -Hindustan Times -BBC News -Firstpost
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U.S. News & World Report

Last Year's Ambush in Niger Due to Number of Problems: Mattis
U.S. News & World Report
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said on Thursday that a report into a deadly ambush in Niger last year that killed four U.S. soldiers has found that a number of issues led to the incident. The October ambush, which was carried ...
Mattis says 'obvious aspects' of Iran nuclear deal can be improved uponStars and Stripes
Mattis says military addressing issues found in Niger attackABC News
'No decision' yet on Iran deal: MattisYahoo News
Voice of America -Washington Times -C4ISRNet
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Fox News

Indian guru with millions of followers sentenced in rape of teen girl who sought relief from 'ghostly powers'
Fox News
Controversial spiritual guru Asaram Bapu was sentenced to life in prison for raping a teenage girl in 2013. (AP). A high-profile Indian guru with millions of followers worldwide will spend the rest of his life behind bars for raping a teenage girl ...
Victim's account, testimonies nailed AsaramThe Hindu
A series of grotesque rapes infuriates Indians—againThe Economist
An Indian Guru Has Been Jailed For Life For Raping A 16-Year-Old GirlBuzzFeed News
Times of India -Zee News -Financial Express -PINKVILLA
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Washington Post

A gunman held up a butcher shop. He didn't count on a man in a cowboy hat.
Washington Post
Like a cubist painting or a Tarantino movie, one must observe this minute-long, soundless footage of a robbery attempt in Mexico from multiple perspectives to fully appreciate it. The antagonist is, of course, the would-be robber, who steps into a ...
Surveillance video shows customer taking down armed robber, wrestling his gun awaymyfox8.com
WATCH: 'Cowboy' hero takes down armed robber in dramatic viral videoAtlanta Journal Constitution
Watch an old guy in a cowboy hat take down young thug with a gunBizPac Review
Fox News -New York Daily News -The Indian Express -Fort Worth Star Telegram
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BBC News

Philippines protests as Kuwait expels envoy over maid 'rescues'
BBC News
The Philippines has demanded an explanation for Kuwait's decision to expel its ambassador amid a dispute over the treatment of domestic workers. The two nations have been attempting to resolve the dispute since February, when the body of a murdered ...
Kuwait envoy leaves Manila but Philippines hopeful of resolving disputeArab News
Government 'disturbed' by Kuwait expulsion of Philippines envoyPhilippine Star
Kuwait Expels Philippine Envoy as Labor Row Intensifiesbenarnews
Inquirer.net -New York Times -The Japan Times -GMA News
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Yahoo News

Taiwan accuses China of risk to global health over WHO ban
Yahoo News
Taipei accused China Thursday of endangering the health of Taiwanese people and compromising global epidemic prevention by blocking it from the World Health Organization (WHO), as its hopes of attending a major meeting next month dim. Last year was the ...
China Flexes Muscles With 'Guam Killer' Missile; New Drills Near TaiwanU.S. News & World Report
China air force circles Taiwan in latest military drillBusiness Insider
China's Air Force holds training flights around rival TaiwanmySanAntonio.com
Xinhua -Global Times -The National -The News Lens International
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Washington Post

Egyptian president offers sympathy after heavy rains
Washington Post
CAIRO — Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi has expressed sympathy with people affected by the rare heavy rains over the past two days. The downpour had caused flash floods on the streets, leaving parts of the capital, Cairo, and other parts of ...
In Sisi's Second Term, Opening or More Repression?Wall Street Journal
Egypt to fine its own traders £400 for harassing touristsTelegraph.co.uk
I completely understand the suffering of some Egyptians during recent floods: President SisiAhram Online
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NT News

Vietnam scoffs at sea warning
NT News
VIETNAM has instructed its fishermen to ignore Chinese orders to stop fishing in contested waters in the South China Sea during Beijing's annual seasonal fishing ban, state media are reporting. Vietnam's Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development ...
China hits G7's 'irresponsible comments' on South China SeaPhilippine Star
Pacific Command Nominee Will Build Up Forces to Deter ChinaNewsmax

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Telegraph.co.uk

Alcohol charges against 2 Canadian pilots dropped after blood samples destroyed
National Post
LONDON — Prosecutors in the United Kingdom have dropped charges against two Canadian pilots accused of preparing to fly a commercial aircraft while under the influence of alcohol after their blood samples were mistakenly destroyed at a Scottish prison ...
UK prosecutors drop charges against 2 Canadian pilotsSeattle Times

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UPI.com

13 children killed in India after train hits school van
UPI.com
April 26 (UPI) -- At least 13 school children and one adult died Thursday when a school van was hit by a passenger train at a rail crossing in India, authorities said. The small van was carrying 18 children to the Divine Public School when it was hit ...
India bus crash: Thirteen children die as school bus hit by trainSky News
At least 13 children dead after train hit school bus in IndiaMetro
Kushinagar accident: We urged driver uncle to stop but he was busy on phone, says boy who survived collisionFinancial Express
The Hindu -Scroll.in -India Today -CBS News
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BBC News

Brexit: Amber Rudd suggests customs union position 'not final'
BBC News
Home Secretary Amber Rudd has appeared to cast doubt on the government's policy of not being in a customs union with the EU after Brexit. She told journalists she would not be "drawn" on the issue and said there were discussions to be had about it in ...
Is Amber Rudd's insistence the UK 'will be leaving the customs union' credible?ITV News
MPs secure symbolic customs union victory as Theresa May warned of backlashBelfast Telegraph
Brexit Briefing: Amber Rudd Lets It SlipHuffPost UK
Reuters -Sputnik International -Financial Times -Bloomberg
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Fox News

US military deaths in Niger attributed to complacency, lack of training, culture of excessive risk: report
Fox News
A classified Pentagon report attributes the deaths of four U.S. soldiers -- who were ambushed during an operation in Niger in October -- to a list of military shortcomings, including complacency and a lack of training. In addition, low-level commanders ...

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Yahoo News

Facing jail, staff from Turkey's Cumhuriyet newspaper vow to keep working
Yahoo News
By Ece Toksabay and Ali Kucukgocmen. ANKARA/ISTANBUL (Reuters) - The editor-in-chief of Turkey's opposition Cumhuriyet newspaper said on Thursday he was unbowed by a government crackdown and would not abandon journalism, a day after a court sentenced ...
Turkish court sentences journalists to years in prison for 'terrorism' chargesCNN
Turkish Court Convicts 13 From Cumhuriyet Newspaper on Terrorism ChargesNew York Times
Turkey Cumhuriyet trial: 13 newspaper staff convicted over coupBBC News
U.S. News & World Report -Turkey Purge -IFEX
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Newsweek

Remains of 140 Children Who Had Their Hearts Ripped Out Suggests Largest Child Sacrifice Event in History
Newsweek
Over the course of three years, archaeologists in Peru uncovered the graves of 140 children, all killed by a swift cut to their chest, presumably to rip out their hearts. The massive gravesite is shedding light on the mysterious ancient Chimú Empire ...
Scientists believe they just discovered the largest known child sacrifice in human historyQuartz
Exclusive: What May be World's Largest Ancient Mass Child Sacrifice Discovered in PeruWebWire (press release)
World's largest child sacrifice site believed to be uncovered in PeruPeru Reports
Daily Mail
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Newsweek

Remains of 140 Children Who Had Their Hearts Ripped Out Suggests Largest Child Sacrifice Event in History
Newsweek
Over the course of three years, archaeologists in Peru uncovered the graves of 140 children, all killed by a swift cut to their chest, presumably to rip out their hearts. The massive gravesite is shedding light on the mysterious ancient Chimú Empire ...
Scientists believe they just discovered the largest known child sacrifice in human historyQuartz
Exclusive: What May be World's Largest Ancient Mass Child Sacrifice Discovered in PeruWebWire (press release)
World's largest child sacrifice site believed to be uncovered in PeruPeru Reports
Daily Mail
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