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    13 dead in South Africa church collapse, emergency services say

    13 dead in South Africa church collapse, emergency services say


    Thirteen people were killed in a southeastern province of South Africa during an Easter service after a wall at a Pentecostal church collapsed on them late on Thursday following days of heavy rains and strong winds, emergency services said on...

    Thirteen people were killed in a southeastern province of South Africa during an Easter service after a wall at a Pentecostal church collapsed on them late on Thursday following days of heavy rains and strong winds, emergency services said on Friday.

    U.S. House judiciary committee issues subpoena for full Mueller report

    U.S. House judiciary committee issues subpoena for full Mueller report


    U.S. House judiciary committee chairman Jerrold Nadler issued a subpoena on Friday to obtain the full Russia investigation report by special counsel Robert Mueller, saying he cannot accept a redacted version that "leaves most of Congress in the...

    U.S. House judiciary committee chairman Jerrold Nadler issued a subpoena on Friday to obtain the full Russia investigation report by special counsel Robert Mueller, saying he cannot accept a redacted version that "leaves most of Congress in the dark."

    American college golfer in hijab out to blaze trail for Muslim women

    American college golfer in hijab out to blaze trail for Muslim women


    One of the top junior golfers in Northern California coming out of high school, Noor Ahmed was a starter in her first year at Nebraska and the No. 2 player most of this spring. She is believed to be the only golfer at the college level or higher who...

    One of the top junior golfers in Northern California coming out of high school, Noor Ahmed was a starter in her first year at Nebraska and the No. 2 player most of this spring. She is believed to be the only golfer at the college level or higher who competes in a hijab, the headscarf worn in adherence to the Muslim faith.

    ISS astronauts set for Easter feast thanks to arrival of private supply ship

    ISS astronauts set for Easter feast thanks to arrival of private supply ship


    Canadian astronaut David Saint-Jacques and his colleagues at the International Space Station are now set for an Easter feast thanks to the arrival of a private cargo...

    Canadian astronaut David Saint-Jacques and his colleagues at the International Space Station are now set for an Easter feast thanks to the arrival of a private cargo ship.

    Journalist shot dead during Northern Ireland riot

    Journalist shot dead during Northern Ireland riot


    Police in Northern Ireland say they believe the dissident republican group New IRA was probably responsible for the fatal shooting of a journalist during overnight rioting in the city of Londonderry, also known as...

    Police in Northern Ireland say they believe the dissident republican group New IRA was probably responsible for the fatal shooting of a journalist during overnight rioting in the city of Londonderry, also known as Derry.

    Notre-Dame can evolve in its rebuilding, UNESCO says

    Notre-Dame can evolve in its rebuilding, UNESCO says


    The UN's cultural agency says the reconstruction of Notre Dame must protect the universal value of the site but that doesn't mean the cathedral must be rebuilt exactly as it...

    The UN's cultural agency says the reconstruction of Notre Dame must protect the universal value of the site but that doesn't mean the cathedral must be rebuilt exactly as it was.

    Donations pour in from around the world to fix Notre-Dame

    Donations pour in from around the world to fix Notre-Dame


    Donations to the the French heritage foundation for the conservation — and eventual reconstruction — of Paris's fire-ravaged Notre-Dame Cathedral have been pouring in at an unprecedented rate. But no one knows how much restoration will cost, and some...

    Donations to the the French heritage foundation for the conservation — and eventual reconstruction — of Paris's fire-ravaged Notre-Dame Cathedral have been pouring in at an unprecedented rate. But no one knows how much restoration will cost, and some donors have been scammed by fraudsters.

    Mueller's report is worse for Trump than Barr let on — but likely not as ruinous as Trump feared

    Mueller's report is worse for Trump than Barr let on — but likely not as ruinous as Trump feared


    Special counsel Robert Mueller's report tells a more critical story of U.S. President Donald Trump’s behaviour before and after the 2016 presidential election than the summarized version that had been shared by Trump's hand-picked attorney general. But...

    Special counsel Robert Mueller's report tells a more critical story of U.S. President Donald Trump’s behaviour before and after the 2016 presidential election than the summarized version that had been shared by Trump's hand-picked attorney general. But are Americans still paying attention?

    Mali's entire government resigns weeks after bloody massacre of herders

    Mali's entire government resigns weeks after bloody massacre of herders


    Mali's prime minister and his whole government resigned on Thursday, four weeks after a massacre of some 160 Fulani herders by an ethnic vigilante group angered the...

    Mali's prime minister and his whole government resigned on Thursday, four weeks after a massacre of some 160 Fulani herders by an ethnic vigilante group angered the nation.

    After deadly wildfire, California town now has cancer-causing chemical in water

    After deadly wildfire, California town now has cancer-causing chemical in water


    The drinking water in Paradise, Calif., where 85 people died last year in the worst U.S. wildfire in a century, is contaminated with the cancer-causing chemical benzene, officials...

    The drinking water in Paradise, Calif., where 85 people died last year in the worst U.S. wildfire in a century, is contaminated with the cancer-causing chemical benzene, officials said.

    Saudi sisters in Georgia need to go where their family can't follow, says Canadian advocate

    Saudi sisters in Georgia need to go where their family can't follow, says Canadian advocate


    When Maha al-Subaie, 28, and Wafaa al-Subaie, 25, flew to the nation of Georgia this week, they turned to an online, global network of Saudi women who help amplify stories like...

    When Maha al-Subaie, 28, and Wafaa al-Subaie, 25, flew to the nation of Georgia this week, they turned to an online, global network of Saudi women who help amplify stories like theirs.

    6 Trump actions that Mueller investigated for possible obstruction of justice

    6 Trump actions that Mueller investigated for possible obstruction of justice


    U.S. special counsel Robert Mueller has absolved Donald Trump and his team of conspiring with Russian agents. But for various reasons, Mueller couldn't conclusively state whether the president obstructed justice — and his report makes clear Trump isn't...

    U.S. special counsel Robert Mueller has absolved Donald Trump and his team of conspiring with Russian agents. But for various reasons, Mueller couldn't conclusively state whether the president obstructed justice — and his report makes clear Trump isn't blameless.

    U.S. officials react to Mueller report

    U.S. officials react to Mueller report


    Robert Mueller's investigation did not establish that Donald Trump committed a crime, but it also did not exonerate...

    Robert Mueller's investigation did not establish that Donald Trump committed a crime, but it also did not exonerate him.

    New NAFTA could add $62B to U.S. GDP, boost jobs, Congress told

    New NAFTA could add $62B to U.S. GDP, boost jobs, Congress told


    The case for ratifying the revised North American trade agreement got a boost Thursday with the release of a new analysis by the U.S. International Trade Commission that predicted economic gains for all three partners if its changes are...

    The case for ratifying the revised North American trade agreement got a boost Thursday with the release of a new analysis by the U.S. International Trade Commission that predicted economic gains for all three partners if its changes are implemented.

    Financial sector needs to step up on climate change, Mark Carney warns

    Financial sector needs to step up on climate change, Mark Carney warns


    Mark Carney, governor of the Bank of England, is urging the financial sector and, in particular, central banks to play an increasing role in the transition to a low-carbon economy. He joins a group of central bankers, including the Bank of Canada, who...

    Mark Carney, governor of the Bank of England, is urging the financial sector and, in particular, central banks to play an increasing role in the transition to a low-carbon economy. He joins a group of central bankers, including the Bank of Canada, who are playing closer attention to climate change.

    Mueller report details 'inadequate' Trump answers, attempts by president to end probe

    Mueller report details 'inadequate' Trump answers, attempts by president to end probe


    U.S. Attorney General William Barr said on Thursday that special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation did not find that Donald Trump or members of his campaign worked with Russia during the 2016 presidential election, but the report appeared to paint a...

    U.S. Attorney General William Barr said on Thursday that special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation did not find that Donald Trump or members of his campaign worked with Russia during the 2016 presidential election, but the report appeared to paint a picture of a president taking steps to control the investigation and not fully co-operating with the probe.

    Notre-Dame fire likely caused by short-circuit, official says

    Notre-Dame fire likely caused by short-circuit, official says


    A French judicial police official on Thursday said investigators think an electrical short-circuit most likely caused the Notre-Dame Cathedral...

    A French judicial police official on Thursday said investigators think an electrical short-circuit most likely caused the Notre-Dame Cathedral fire.

    North Korea says it tested new weapon, wants Pompeo out of talks

    North Korea says it tested new weapon, wants Pompeo out of talks


    North Korean leader Kim Jong-un oversaw the testing of a new type of tactical guided weapon on Wednesday, according to state media Korean Central News...

    North Korean leader Kim Jong-un oversaw the testing of a new type of tactical guided weapon on Wednesday, according to state media Korean Central News Agency.