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Marking Chernobyl

Marking Chernobyl

By The Editors
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News | People lay flowers at a memorial to Chernobyl workers and firefighters during a ceremony in the town of Slavutych, Ukraine, on April 26. The event…

Midday Roundup: New Yorkers vote in primary today

By Leigh Jones
Posted

Newsworthy | Casting ballots. Voters in New York are lining up at polling places across the state to cast ballots in the Democratic and Republican presidential…

Midday Roundup: Democratic debate turns up the heat in New York

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | New York minute. Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders sparred over Wall Street, the minimum wage and guns in a contentious debate Thursday at the Brooklyn Navy…

Midday Roundup: Data leak shows where Putin’s cash is stashed

By Lynde Langdon
Posted

Newsworthy | Shady finances. A trove of leaked data from a secretive law firm in Panama has revealed the financial secrets of some of the world’s most powerful people,

Globe Trot: Britain declines to call ISIS actions genocide

By Mindy Belz
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International | GREAT BRITAIN: Parliament defeated a bill to recognize Islamic State (ISIS) genocide against religious minorities in Iraq and Syria by a vote of 148-111 less…

Midday Roundup: Presidential contest heads west

By Leigh Jones
Posted

Newsworthy | Decision day. Voters in Arizona and Utah are weighing in on the presidential selection process tonight. Democrats in Idaho also are caucusing.

Dubai Airliner crashes in Russia, killing all 62 on board

By Mickey McLean
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Russia | A passenger jet operated by FlyDubai nosedived and exploded in the southern Russian city of Rostov-on-Don after several landing attempts early Saturday,

Midday Roundup: Russian warplanes fly out of Syria

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Headed home. Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered his warplanes out of Syria. The first batch of aircraft landed on Russian soil earlier today.

Midday Roundup: Pastor’s brother under arrest in Sunday morning shooting

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Church tragedy. Police have arrested the brother of an Ohio pastor gunned down in his office Sunday morning as services were winding down. The Rev. William B.

Midday Roundup: Russia begins blame game for Syrian hospital bombings

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Finger pointing. Russia denies its warplanes struck a hospital supported by Doctors Without Borders in northern Syria on Monday. The Britain-based Syrian…

Midday Roundup: Will Flint water crisis force Michigan governor to resign?

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Under pressure. Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder on Wednesday released 250 pages of emails related to the water crisis in Flint, but the move has done little to…

Midday Roundup: Congress approves $305 billion transportation spending bill

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Clearing a bottleneck. Both the Senate and House voted last night to approve a transportation bill that allocates $305 billion over five years to upgrade the…

 
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