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Aline Pacheco of Aerolinea Global Air talks to the press in Mexico City, Friday, May 18,2018. A Cuban-operated airliner with at least 110 people on board crashed into a cassava field just after takeoff from Havana's international airport on Friday. An employee who answered the phone at the airline's Mexico City office said that the Mexican crew included a pilot and a co-pilot. Founded in 1990, the company operates under the legal name Aerolineas Damojh, SA de CV. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
May 18, 2018 - 5:12 pm
HAVANA (AP) — The Latest on the plane crash in Havana (all times local): 5:10 p.m. Mexican authorities say the Boeing 737-201 that crashed in Cuba on Friday was built in 1979. A statement from the country's Transportation Department identifies the pilot and co-pilot as Capt. Jorge Luis Nunez Santos...
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A teargas canister fired by Israeli troops falls over Palestinian protesters at the Gaza Strip's border with Israel, Friday, May 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Khalil Hamra)
May 18, 2018 - 4:00 pm
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Palestinians resumed their fiery protests at Gaza's border with Israel on Friday as a U.N. human rights body criticized Israel for the "disproportionate and indiscriminate use of force" that killed at least 59 Palestinians earlier this week. Israel condemned the...
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Meghan Markle, background and her mother, Doria Ragland, arrive at Cliveden House Hotel, in Berkshire, England, Friday, May 18, 2018 to spend the night before her wedding to Prince Harry on Saturday. (Steve Parsons/Pool Photo via AP)
May 18, 2018 - 3:19 pm
WINDSOR, England (AP) — The Latest on royal wedding preparations (all times local): 8 p.m. Meghan Markle and her mother Doria Ragland have arrived at the exclusive Cliveden House Hotel where they will spend the night before the royal wedding. Both looked happy and relaxed after Ragland's first...
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May 18, 2018 - 1:20 pm
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Rights activists say at least six people who have campaigned for human rights in Saudi Arabia, including four women who pushed for the right to drive, have been detained in Saudi Arabia. The arrests come just six weeks before Saudi Arabia is set to lift the world'...
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This frame taken from video provided by the CTV Vatican television Thursday, May 17, 2018, Juan Barros, Bishop of Osornos, greets Pope Francis during a meeting at the Vatican. Chilean Bishops announced Friday at the end of an emergency summit, over a sex abuse and cover-up scandal, held with Pope Francis that all 31 active bishops and three retired ones in Rome had signed a document offering to resign and putting their fate in the hands of the pope. Francis can accept the resignations one by one, reject them or delay a decision. (CTV via AP)
May 18, 2018 - 1:15 pm
VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Latest on a sex abuse and cover-up scandal involving the Catholic Church in Chile (all times local): 7.15 p.m. Chilean bishops are arriving back home after their emergency summit with Pope Francis over a sex abuse and cover-up scandal, saying they are committed to helping...
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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan salutes a rally in solidarity with Palestinians before an extraordinary summit of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), in Istanbul, Turkey, Friday, May 18, 2018. Turkey has called on Muslim nations to stand with Palestinians and to work to stop countries joining the United States in relocating their Israeli embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.(Presidential Press Service/Pool via AP)
May 18, 2018 - 12:19 pm
ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey has called on Muslim nations to stand with Palestinians and to work to stop countries joining the United States in relocating their Israeli embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. The call came at the end of a week that has seen Turkey take a leading role internationally to...
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May 18, 2018 - 11:05 am
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on developments in Syria (all times local): 6 p.m. A Syria war monitor says 11 people have been killed and dozens wounded and missing in blasts from explosions at a weapons warehouse inside an air base in Syria. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says the deaths...
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A small group of Indian protestors hold placards to condemn what they say is Israel's aggression against Palestinians and the U.S. decision to move its embassy to Jerusalem, as they gather in New Delhi, India, Thursday, May 17, 2018. Nearly 60 Palestinian demonstrators were killed by Israeli fire during protests on the Gaza border this week. Placards in Hindi language read "America down down, take my land and people and imprison them, enemy of humanity, I will still not compromise”. (AP Photo/Manish Swarup)
May 18, 2018 - 10:52 am
JERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict (all times local): 5:50 p.m. The U.N.'s top human rights body has voted to set up a commission of inquiry to look into a deadly crackdown on protesters in Gaza by Israeli forces. The U.N. Human Rights Council, meeting in a special...
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May 18, 2018 - 10:34 am
BERLIN (AP) — A major road tunnel in the Swiss Alps has been closed after a fire aboard a German bus that left two people suffering from the effects of smoke inhalation. Swiss police in Graubuenden canton (state) said the bus caught fire in the San Bernardino tunnel just after 1 p.m. on Friday...
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In this photo taken on Sunday, May 13, 2018, people suspected of having the Ebola Virus wait at a treatment center in Bikoro Democratic Republic of Congo. Congo's latest Ebola outbreak has spread to a city of more than 1 million people, a worrying shift as the deadly virus risks traveling more easily in densely populated areas. Two suspected cases of hemorrhagic fever were reported in the Wangata health zones that include Mbandaka, the capital of northwestern Equateur province. The city is about 150 kilometers (93 miles) from Bikoro, the rural area where the outbreak was announced last week, said Congo's Health Minister Oly Ilunga. (AP Photo/John Bompengo)
May 18, 2018 - 10:34 am
KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — The Latest on the Ebola outbreak in Congo (all times local): 3:35 p.m. The World Health Organization says the ongoing Ebola outbreak in Congo does not yet warrant being declared a global health emergency. For a health crisis to constitute a global health emergency it must...
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