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Cat cannibalism: US researchers fed cat, dog remains to lab cats, watchdog says

The lab cats were then euthanized after USDA researchers were done with them, according to a group that targets wasteful government spending.

New study identifies serial killer Jack the Ripper as Aaron Kosminski

  Georgia’s ‘heartbeat’ abortion bill would impact patients at 9 Atlanta providers

Flash floods, slides in eastern Indonesia kill at least 58

  Man who stood up to mosque gunman probably saved lives

  New Zealand mosque attacks death toll rises to 50

  Trump downplays white nationalism threat after New Zealand massacre

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Southwest passengers can once again get a free drink on St. Patrick’s Day

Lawyer: US Navy veteran held in Iran sentenced to 10 years

  Australian senator hit with egg after blaming Muslims for mosque attacks

  ‘Love always wins’: New Zealanders reach out to Muslims in wake of mass shooting

Beto O’Rourke apologizes for teen writings, rhetoric toward wife

  Leaders around the world condemn New Zealand mosques shootings

Hallmark cuts ties with Lori Loughlin over college bribery case

Actress Lori Loughlin won’t be appearing in any more Hallmark Channel movies.

UK lawmakers to vote on whether to delay Brexit

Britain's departure from the European Union is due to take place on March 29.

3-story building collapses in Nigeria with children inside

The school building collapsed while classes were in session.

More Boeings grounded amid global probe into Ethiopia crash

South Korean airline Eastar Jet was the latest to halt its use of the plane. Australia and Singapore suspended all flights into or out of their countries.

FAA arrives at Ethiopian Boeing 737 MAX 8 crash site

Musher loses lead in race after dogs decide to band together and quit on him

  ‘I don’t think I had a whale of a time:’ Man nearly swallowed by whale lives to tell the tale

  Barbie-themed suite in Mexico hotel is the ultimate ‘glamping’ experience

Woman drank six-pack of Stella Artois in Target dressing room: police

Boeing likely to face new questions after another 737 crash

Eight Americans among 157 dead in Ethiopian Airlines crash that left no survivors

An Ethiopian Airlines flight crashed shortly after takeoff from Ethiopia's capital on Sunday morning, killing all 157 on board, authorities said, as grieving families rushed to airports in Addis Ababa and the destination, Nairobi.

Newborn of British IS bride Shamima Begum dies in Syria, official says

The newborn son of U.K.-born teenager Shamima Begum who left her London home to join the Islamic State group in Syria died Friday in a refugee camp, an official said.

Japanese woman honored by Guinness as oldest person at 116

A 116-year-old Japanese woman who loves playing the board game Othello was honored Saturday as the world's oldest living person by Guinness World Records.

Should drug dealers be charged with murder?

Having lost his 29-year-old son to a fentanyl overdose, Dean Palozej believes dealers who peddle drugs that kill should be locked up for a very long time — for the rest of their life, in some cases.

Former Miss Teenager Lotte Van der Zee dies at 20

A Dutch model and former Miss Teenager contestant has died at 20, after suffering a "sudden cardiac arrest."

Americans will soon have to get a visa to visit Europe

The European Union introduced a new type of Visa on Friday. The European Travel Information and Authorization System, or ETIAS, will be required for those who want to visit Europe. Currently, U.S. citizens are able to travel to Europe without a visa if they are staying less than 90 days.

Trump offers budget with funds for border wall, Space Force

President Donald Trump will be making a significant request for border wall funds and seeking money to stand up Space Force as a new branch of the military in the White House budget being released next week, an administration official said.

  This veteran reunites soldiers with beloved street dogs they left behind on the front lines

As a commander in United Kingdom’s Royal Marines, Pen Farthing was accustomed to the sights and sounds of a war zone.

Disney’s new streaming service will include every Disney movie

Disney CEO Bob Iger announced at the company's shareholder meeting this week that the upcoming Disney+ streaming service will include "the entire Disney motion picture library."

  Surprise of a lifetime: ‘I’m royalty, I’m a prince’

Jay Speights was a typical family man in suburban Maryland. Then, a DNA test changed everything.

Israel AG recommends charging Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu

An indictment would mark the first time in Israeli history that a sitting prime minister has been charged with a crime.

Trump gets no deal with North Korea: ‘Sometimes you have to walk’

"I'd much rather do it right than do it fast," the president said. "We're in position to do something very special."

  Pakistan says 2 Indian warplanes downed, 2 pilots captured

The planes went down in Kashmir, a mountainous region claimed by both India and Pakistan.

Cloud killer? Rising CO2 levels could make Earth-cooling clouds vanish

Scientists warn that one type of cloud could disappear due to rising CO2 levels and cause the Earth to get dramatically warmer.

Workers dig by hand to free dozens in Indonesia mine collapse

As many as 60 people were buried in the unlicensed gold mine, one official said.

American hostage freed after 18 months in captivity in Yemen

President Donald Trump announced in a tweet Monday afternoon that the government was able to recover a U.S. citizen that was held hostage in Yemen for 18 months.

Trump extends China tariff deadline, cites progress in talks

President Donald Trump says he will extend a deadline to escalate tariffs on Chinese imports, citing "substantial progress" in weekend talks between the two countries.

Hijacking foiled on Bangladesh-Dubai flight, suspect killed

A flight bound for Dubai from Bangladesh's capital, Dhaka, made an emergency landing Sunday in Chittagong, Bangladesh, after a man attempted to hijack the plane, officials said.

Ole Miss players kneel in response to Confederacy rally

Eight University of Mississippi men's basketball players kneeled during the national anthem Saturday in response to a Confederacy rally near the arena.

US Latinas rally around ‘Roma’ actress Yalitza Aparicio

Yalitza Aparicio, the Oscar-nominated, first-time actress in "Roma," is finding strong support among Mexican-American women who identify with her indigenous roots despite backlash she is receiving in Mexico.

Stanley Donen, director of ‘Singin’ in the Rain,′ dies at 94

Filmmaker Stanley Donen, a giant of the Hollywood musical who through such classics as "Singin' in the Rain" and "Funny Face" helped give us some of the most joyous sounds and images in movie history, has died. He was 94.

North Korea confirms leader Kim Jong Un on train to Vietnam for summit

North Korean state media has confirmed that leader Kim Jong Un is on a train to Vietnam for his second summit with U.S. President Donald Trump.

R. Kelly due in Chicago court to face sex abuse charges

Kelly, who was acquitted of child pornography charges in 2008, has consistently denied any sexual misconduct.

They dream of sleeping on a concrete floor: How Habitat for Humanity is changing lives in India

Chithra lifts another heavy panful of concrete to her head, balances it on top, walks over to a wooden form, and pours it in. She and her village mates have endured the toil of bending, digging, lifting, and carrying for upwards of two and a half years.

  Border Patrol agent spouse implores Speaker Pelosi to reconsider border wall for agent’s sake

A South Texas woman speaking on behalf of Border Patrol Agent families is calling out Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi. She says agents' concerns aren't being taken into account.

In China, a ‘social credit system’ could rank people on anything from finances to jay-walking

Experts say China is in the process of developing a Big Brother-like 'social credit system' that will assign a number to each of that country's nearly 1.4 billion citizens.

Agents destroy 200,000 illegal marijuana plants in The Bahamas

DEA agents and officers with the Royal Bahamas Police Force eradicated approximately 460,000 pounds of the plants.

Vatican admits it has rules for priests who father children

Ahead of Pope Francis’ four-day summit on preventing clergy sexual abuse, the Vatican has admitted there are secret rules for priests who father children, despite their vows of celibacy.

Burberry apologizes for hoodie with noose knot

The chief executive and chief creative officer of luxury fashion powerhouse Burberry have apologized for putting a hoodie with strings tied in the shape of a noose on their London Fashion Week runway.

Trump says he has ‘absolute right’ to declare emergency

President Donald Trump declared Tuesday that he would prevail over a multistate lawsuit challenging his emergency declaration to pay for a U.S.-Mexico border wall.

Trump administration to launch worldwide effort to decriminalize homosexuality, reports say

The Trump administration is planning to launch a global effort to end the criminalization of homosexuality, according to a report from NBC News.

USA Gymnastics names Li Li Leung new president and CEO

USA Gymnastics has appointed Li Li Leung its new president and CEO as it faces bankruptcy and the threat of desertification by the United States Olympic Committee. She will be USA Gymnastics' fourth CEO in the past 23 months.

Nothing to whine about... today is National Drink Wine Day!

According to Medical News Today, “moderate” wine consumption is said to be good for the health.

Armed bar attack kills 5, wounds 5 more in Mexico’s Cancun

Mexican authorities say gunmen killed five people and wounded five more in a bar in the Caribbean resort city of Cancun.

  First lawsuits filed against Trump’s national emergency at border

Hours after President Donald Trump declared a national emergency at the U.S.-Mexico border, two lawsuits have been filed seeking to block it.

  Border residents come to grips with Trump’s national emergency

President Donald Trump declared a national emergency and signed a spending bill to build his long-promised border wall Friday.

Vatican defrocks former US cardinal McCarrick over sex abuse

Pope Francis has defrocked former U.S. Cardinal Theodore McCarrick after Vatican officials found him guilty of soliciting for sex while hearing Confession and sexual crimes against minors and adults, the Holy See said Saturday.

‘Love mom and dad’: Girl writes what she thinks are her last words on arm during school lockdown

When her school was placed on lockdown, 7-year-old Vanessa grabbed a purple marker and scribbled the words “love mom and dad” on her arm.

White House spokeswoman confirms special counsel interview

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders has been interviewed as part of special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation.

3-in-10 singles look up average salary of potential partner, study finds

When deciding whether to date someone, three in ten American singles look up the potential mate's career information to get an idea of how much they make and determine financial stability. That's the findings of a study by Elevate's Center for the New Middle Class.

Can you life-hack your way to love?

There’s never been a shortage of dating advice from family, friends and self-help authors. Yet in the digital age, people are turning to nerdy hacker-types as guides.

US says ex-intel official defected to Iran, revealed secrets

A former U.S. Air Force counterintelligence specialist who defected to Iran despite warnings from the FBI has been charged with revealing classified information to the Tehran government, including the code name and secret mission of a Pentagon program, prosecutors said Wednesday.

  NASA Opportunity rover finally bites the dust after 15 years on Mars

NASA’s Opportunity, the Mars rover that was built to operate for just three months but kept going and going, was pronounced dead Wednesday, 15 years after it landed on the red planet.

Rare ‘black panthers’ captured on camera in Kenya

Researchers captured photos of rare black leopards in Kenya last year, the San Diego Zoo announced on Monday.

Instagram removes gay Muslim comics after Indonesia warning

Instagram has removed an account that published comic strips depicting the struggles of gay Muslims in Indonesia following a frenzy of moral outrage online in the world’s biggest Muslim nation.

  NC A&T’s Kayla White Runs 2019′s Fastest Time in the World

They say the weekend goes by too fast, but North Carolina A&T sprinter Kayla White was gone in a flash on Saturday.

More immigrants sue US over end to TPS

Immigrants from Honduras and Nepal have filed a lawsuit alleging the Trump administration unfairly ended the program.

Check your compass: The magnetic north pole is on the move

Earth’s north magnetic pole has been drifting so fast in the last few decades that scientists that past estimates are no longer accurate enough for precise navigation.

Prince Philip, 97, gives up driver’s license after crash

Prince Philip has decided to stop driving at the age of 97, less than a month after he was involved in a collision that left two women injured, Buckingham Palace said Saturday.

  5-year-old girl rescued from collapsed building in Turkey

The child was rescued from the debris about 18 hours after the building collapsed in Istanbul.

  US arms end up in wrong hands, including Iran’s, in Yemen’s civil war

In an exclusive report, a CNN correspondent followed the trail of weapons made in America and lost to Yemen’s chaos.

  Apartment inferno kills 10; deadliest Paris fire since 2005

A 40-year-old female resident of the building, said to have a history of psychiatric problems, was arrested on the street in the hours after the 1 a.m. blaze, as French police opened a criminal investigation into voluntary arson resulting in death.

  3 people arrested using facial recognition technology in London

The technology scans the faces of people who walks by and alerts police to specific matches on a watch list.

Iran begins marking 40th anniversary of Islamic Revolution

The climactic events that year — from revolutionaries in the streets of Tehran to blindfolded American hostages in the U.S. Embassy hostage crisis months later — not only changed Iran's history but also helped shape today's Middle East.

  Tornado hits Havana; Cuban president says 3 dead, 174 hurt

Julio Menendez, a 33-year-old restaurant worker said Havana's 10th of October borough "looks like a horror movie."

  Venezuela backtracks on order to expel US diplomats

The Venezuelan president broke relations with the United States on Wednesday after the Trump administration and many other nations in the region recognized opposition leader Juan Guaido as Venezuela's interim president.

Fears that 2nd dam could breach in Brazil prompt evacuations

Authorities say that up to 300 people are still missing.

  Venezuela’s Maduro faces off with US over rival’s power claim

Violence flared again Wednesday during big anti-government demonstrations across Venezuela, and at least seven protesters were reported killed in the escalating confrontation with Maduro, who has been increasingly accused of undemocratic behavior by the United States and many other nations.