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March 09, 2018 - 11:30 am
LONDON (AP) — John Sulston, a Nobel Prize-winning British scientist who helped decode the human genome, has died. He was 75. The Wellcome Sanger Institute, the successor to the cutting-edge genomic research center he once founded and directed, confirmed Friday that Sulston had died but did not say...
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This photo released on Wednesday March 7, 2018 by the Syrian official news agency SANA, shows Syrian government soldiers advancing during a battle against Syrian rebels, in eastern Ghouta, Syria. The International Committee of the Red Cross said a second convoy that was supposed to carry aid to the besieged rebel-held eastern suburbs of Damascus was postponed Thursday because of the violence and rapidly evolving situation on the ground. (SANA via AP)
March 09, 2018 - 11:22 am
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the conflict in Syria (all times local): 6:20 p.m. The International Committee of the Red Cross says it has delivered along with the U.N. and Syrian paramedics urgently needed aid to the besieged eastern suburbs of Damascus "despite fighting that took place extremely...
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The party's designated leader W:DAndrea Nahles, 2nd left, presents, from left, the designated federal ministers of the German Social Democratic party (SPD), Hubertus Heil (Labor), Heiko Maas (Foreign Affairs), Olaf Scholz (Finance), Katarina Barley (Justice), Franziska Giffey (Family) and Svenja Schulze (Environment) in Berlin, Germany, Friday, March 9, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)
March 09, 2018 - 10:52 am
BERLIN (AP) — Germany's center-left Social Democrats announced Friday they're nominating the mayor of one of Berlin's toughest districts among six ministers the party will have in the country's next government. Franziska Giffey is considered a rising star within the party and will take charge of...
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Art patron Erika Hoffmann looks at the art work 'Blaues Zimmer' (Blue room) created 1989 by Isa Genzken as the tours an exhibition in Dresden, eastern Germany, Friday, March 9, 2018. The art work is among the 1200 works of the Hoffmann collection which were donated to the Staatlichen Kunstsammlungen Dresden. (Oliver Killig/dpa via AP)
March 09, 2018 - 10:51 am
BERLIN (AP) — Dresden's public museums are receiving a major gift in the form of one of the world's most important private art collections, which includes works by American artists Nancy Spero, Jean-Michel Basquiat and Andy Warhol. The Dresden State Art Collections said Friday that the Erika and...
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March 09, 2018 - 10:18 am
JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — South Sudan has suspended a United Nations radio station for allegedly refusing to comply with the country's media laws, although the station has not yet been taken off the air. On Friday, the Media Authority, an independent body charged with regulating journalistic...
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This photo released on Wednesday March 7, 2018 by the Syrian official news agency SANA, shows Syrian government soldiers advancing during a battle against Syrian rebels, in eastern Ghouta, Syria. The International Committee of the Red Cross said a second convoy that was supposed to carry aid to the besieged rebel-held eastern suburbs of Damascus was postponed Thursday because of the violence and rapidly evolving situation on the ground. (SANA via AP)
March 09, 2018 - 10:06 am
BEIRUT (AP) — Relief workers used a brief lull in Damascus' embattled rebel-held suburbs to deliver aid left over from a mission earlier in the week but were interrupted by renewed violence shorty after their team entered eastern Ghouta on Friday. The International Committee of the Red Cross said a...
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March 09, 2018 - 9:35 am
MADRID (AP) — Spain's Supreme Court has turned down a request from a jailed Catalan separatist leader to attend the northeastern region's parliament, where lawmakers are due to vote on whether to make him president of Catalonia. Judge Pablo LLarena wrote in a ruling Friday that there was a risk...
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This photo released on Wednesday March 7, 2018 by the Syrian official news agency SANA, shows Syrian government soldiers advancing during a battle against Syrian rebels, in eastern Ghouta, Syria. The International Committee of the Red Cross said a second convoy that was supposed to carry aid to the besieged rebel-held eastern suburbs of Damascus was postponed Thursday because of the violence and rapidly evolving situation on the ground. (SANA via AP)
March 09, 2018 - 9:18 am
BEIRUT (AP) — Relief workers used a brief lull in Damascus' embattled rebel-held suburbs to try and deliver remaining aid left over from a mission earlier in the week but were interrupted by renewed violence shorty after their team entered eastern Ghouta on Friday. The International Committee of...
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Visitor explore a new exhibition devoted to an anti-Semitic campaign in Poland in 1968 that was the main reaction of the communist regime in power at the time to a student rebellion in Warsaw, Poland, Friday, March 9, 2018. The exhibition is titled "Estranged: March '68 and its Aftermath" and is on display at the POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews through Sept. 24.(AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)
March 09, 2018 - 9:18 am
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A new exhibition opened Friday in Warsaw that looks at how 1968, a year of youthful rebellion across much of Europe and America, played out behind the Iron Curtain in Poland. In the West, young people protested the U.S. war in Vietnam, imperialism, sexism and racism,...
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President Kenyatta, left, holds a surprise meeting with his political arch-rival and National Super Alliance (Nasa) leader Raila Odinga, right, at Harambee House in Nairobi, Friday, March 9, 2018. President Uhuru Kenyatta and Raila Odinga will work together to bring peace in Kenya according to statement issued by State House Nairobi. (AP Photo/Brian Inganga)
March 09, 2018 - 9:10 am
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenya's president and opposition leader said they met for talks Friday, months after the presidential elections sparked turmoil as the opposition charged there was electoral fraud. President Uhuru Kenyatta and former Prime Minister Raila Odinga launched a new initiative to...
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