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Haiti says soldier died of wounds after shootout with policeThe Haitian Ministry of Defense says a soldier has died from wounds suffered during an exchange of gunfire with police officers protesting outside army headquarters
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In this Jan. 22, 2020 photo, Berta Einhorn, 89, center, and other Holocaust survivors share a meal and conversation at Nachas Health and Family Network in Brooklyn borough of New York. Einhorn, who was born in Hungary, survived the Auschwitz and Bergen-Belsen concentration camps.   (AP Photo/Emily Leshner)
Women Holocaust survivors find joy in fighting povertyHolocaust survivors suffered unspeakable horrors at concentration camps
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Police and rescue workers stand next to the scene of a car crash at the carnival parade in Volkmarsen, central Germany, Monday, Feb. 24, 2020. A car slammed into a crowd at a Carnival procession in a German town on Monday, injuring several people, police said. The driver was arrested, but a cause for the crash wasn't given. Police told the dpa news agency that no deaths have been reported in the crash in Volkmarsen, about 280 kilometers (175 miles) southwest of Berlin. (Uwe Zucchi/dpa via AP)
Car hits crowd at Carnival in German town; dozens injuredGerman police say a man intentionally drove a car into a crowd of people watching a Carnival procession in a small town, injuring dozens of people including children
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Dow Plummets on Coronavirus FearsIt's shaping up to be a brutal day on the stock market thanks to rising coronavirus fears . The Dow plunged more than 900 points in the opening minutes on Monday, before recovering a bit. At 9:40am, the index was down 778 points, or 2.6%. That follows similar drops...
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Canadian police move to clear indigenous protest in OntarioCanadian police have moved to clear an indigenous rail blockade in Ontario that has crippled freight and passenger rail traffic in most of eastern Canada for nearly three weeks
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Iran Coronavirus Outbreak Spreads to 4 More CountriesHealth officials worldwide say the continued spread of COVID-19 outside China is very worrying—but Iran has denied one of the most alarming figures. Iranian lawmaker Ahmad Amiriabadi Farahani, who represents Qom, said Monday that there had been at least 50 coronavirus deaths in the city and accused the country's...
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US at Assange Hearing: He's a Criminal, Not a JournalistThe question of whether Julian Assange will have to face criminal charges in the US that could leave him imprisoned for life is now being debated in a British court. Opening arguments in Assange's extradition hearing in London have begun, with the US laying out its case, reports the Guardian...
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Croatia's European Affairs Minister Gordan Grlic-Radman, left, speaks with the Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias during a meeting of Foreign ministers from southeast European countries focused in European Union membership efforts in the Balkan region, in the northern city of Thessaloniki, Greece, on Monday, Feb. 24, 2020. Croatia's European Affairs Minister Gordan Grlic-Radman told the Associated Press on the sidelines of the meeting that a priority of his country's presidency of the European Union was to improve screening mechanisms to separate legitimate asylum seekers from other migrants entering the 27-nation bloc. (AP Photo/Giannis Papanikos)
Greek island protesters vow to stop new migrant campsProtest groups on three eastern Greek islands have begun setting up blockades aimed at stopping the government from building new migrant detention centers
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., speaks while visiting a campaign office, Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
2020 Watch: Why are there 8 candidates still in the race?Bernie Sanders has become the clear front-runner in the Democrats' presidential nomination fight
The Associated Press7 hours ago
Auschwitz Memorial Calls New Amazon Show 'Dangerous Foolishness'A new Amazon Prime series about Nazi hunters includes some "dangerous foolishness," according to the Auschwitz Memorial. The memorial has strongly criticized a scene in which inmates are forced to kill each other in a game of "human chess," NBC reports. The memorial, a charity devoted to preserving the death...
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Soccer players of FSV Mainz 05 take part in the traditional carnival parade in Mainz, Germany Monday, Feb. 24, 2020. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)
German Carnival floats take aim at racism in wake of attackBiting commentary on racism in Germany is featuring prominently among Carnival floats in western cities, hastily put together in the aftermath of a deadly far-right attack last week near Frankfurt
The Associated Press7 hours ago
U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres addresses his statement, during the opening of the High-Level Segment of the 43rd session of the Human Rights Council, at the European headquarters of the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, Monday, Feb. 24, 2020. (Salvatore Di Nolfi/Keystone via AP)
UN chief issues 7-point 'call to action' on human rightsThe head of the United Nations has issued a “call to action” to countries, businesses and all people to renew and revive human rights across the globe
The Associated Press8 hours ago
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