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HBO Comedian in Online Spat with Chechen Strongman over Missing Cat
May 24, 2016

Ramzan Kadyrov/Instagram(MOSCOW) — Comedian John Oliver has gotten into an unlikely long-distance spat with the feared president of Chechnya, Ramzan Kadyrov,…

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Solar Storms May Have Helped Life Take Root on Earth, NASA Says
May 24, 2016

NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center(NEW YORK) — Ferocious solar storms four billion years ago may have been key to warming the…

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Meet 'Vietnam's Lady Gaga'
May 24, 2016

ABC News(HANOI, Vietnam) — She is known as “Vietnam’s Lady Gaga.” Singer Mai Khoi has developed a reputation not only for…

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President Obama Meets 'Vietnam's Lady Gaga'
May 24, 2016

ABC News(HANOI, Vietnam) — She is known as “Vietnam’s Lady Gaga.” Singer Mai Khoi has developed a reputation not only for…

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In a Major Address, Obama Makes Case for Human Rights to Thousands in Vietnam
May 24, 2016

HOANG DINH NAM/AFP/Getty Images(HANOI, Vietnam) — President Obama sent a message to the government of Vietnam Tuesday — make improvements on…

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Three Dead, Two Still Missing Climbing Mount Everest
May 24, 2016

iStock/ Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Three climbers have died and two others are still missing after attempting to climb Mt. Everest, officials…

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Top Taliban Leader Killed in a 'Defensive Strike,' Pentagon Says
May 23, 2016

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — The U.S. drone strike in Pakistan that killed top Taliban leader Mullah Mansur on Saturday was a “defensive” strike…

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What to Know About the Airbus 320 Jet Amid EgyptAir Search
May 23, 2016

KHALED DESOUKI/AFP/Getty Images(CAIRO) — The Airbus A320 is one of the most common jets in the sky and it’s the same…

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UN Seeks to Fund Education, Combat Extremism for Children in Crisis
May 23, 2016

iStock/Thinkstock(ISTANBUL) — Going to school can dramatically change the lives of children in conflict zones –- yet education is severely underfunded,…

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Four Dead in 4 Days from Climbing Mount Everest
May 23, 2016

iStock/Thinkstock(KATHMANDU, Nepal) — Four people have died within four days on Mount Everest, an official at Nepal’s tourism department told ABC…

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