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Midday Roundup: Obama to visit Hiroshima but make no apologies

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Paying respects. President Barack Obama plans to visit the site of the World War II atom bomb explosion in Hiroshima, Japan, later this month. He will be the…

Midday Roundup: Fire engulfs Manhattan church on Orthodox Easter Sunday

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Easter inferno. Fire destroyed a historic cathedral in Manhattan on Sunday evening, just hours after its Orthodox congregation celebrated Easter. The Serbian…

Midday Roundup: Aid effort begins in quake-ravaged Ecuador

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Plea for help. The Spanish Red Cross estimates as many as 100,000 people may need help after a magnitude-7.8 earthquake devastated coastal Ecuador over the…

Parts of Africa declared disaster zones over drought, food crisis

By Onize Ohikere
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Africa | Malawi has declared a state of national disaster over increasing food shortages triggered by the persistent El Niño drought. Non-governmental organizations…

Mission groups strain to feed the hungry in drought-stricken Africa

By Onize Ohikere
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Africa | Relief organizations in eastern Africa are grappling with increasing humanitarian needs as some countries continue to struggle with the worst drought in…

Midday Roundup: Midwestern train derailment injures dozens

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Off the tracks. At least 29 people were hospitalized after an Amtrak train on a long-distance trip derailed in southwest Kansas early today. The train was…

Midday Roundup: ISIS recruit database leaked to British media

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Terrorist wanted. Islamic State (ISIS) documents leaked to the British press include an application to join the group that asks questions about blood type,

Midday Roundup: Angry weather rips through the South

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Southern storms. A deadly storm system that spawned tornadoes in Gulf Coast states Tuesday night is expected to bring severe weather to the Carolinas this…

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: Groundhog gives hope to snow-socked states

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Get ready for spring. Today is Groundhog Day, and the wily and wise rodent on whom all hopes for an early spring rest has declared winter dead. Beady-eyed…

Midday Roundup: East Coast digs out after record-busting blizzard

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Winter’s weekend. Snowblowers are still busy up and down the eastern United States in the aftermath of the weekend blizzard. The storm dumped record amounts…

Midday Roundup: ISIS razes Iraq’s oldest Christian monastery

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Sacrilege. Satellite images show Islamic State (ISIS) has leveled Iraq’s oldest monastery. St. Elijah’s Monastery of Mosul, also known as Dair Mar Elia,

 
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