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A worker checks on a wooden support structure placed on the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, Wednesday, April 17, 2019. Nearly $1 billion has already poured in from ordinary worshippers and high-powered magnates around the world to restore Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris after a massive fire. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)
April 17, 2019 - 11:53 am
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the fire that tore through the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris (all times local): 5:45 p.m. The Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra plans to donate the proceeds of an upcoming concert in Berlin to the reconstruction of Notre Dame Cathedral. The Paris landmark was badly damaged in...
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A couple view the damage to the Notre Dame cathedral from a print venders space on the Left Bank in Paris, Wednesday, April 17, 2019. Nearly $1 billion has already poured in from ordinary worshippers and high-powered magnates around the world to restore Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris after a massive fire. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
April 17, 2019 - 9:30 am
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the fire that tore through the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris (all times local): 3:25 p.m. A Paris fire official says the towers of Notre Dame would have fallen if firefighters hadn't deployed massive equipment and acted swiftly. Philippe Demay denied there was any delay...
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A couple view the damage to the Notre Dame cathedral from a print venders space on the Left Bank in Paris, Wednesday, April 17, 2019. Nearly $1 billion has already poured in from ordinary worshippers and high-powered magnates around the world to restore Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris after a massive fire. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
April 17, 2019 - 9:19 am
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the fire that tore through the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris (all times local): 3:15 p.m. Paris firefighters say Notre Dame Cathedral's rose windows are in good shape after a devastating fire, but that their support structures are at risk. Fire fighter spokesman Gabriel...
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Pope Francis greets Swedish teenage environmental activist Greta Thunberg, right, during his weekly general audience in St. Peter's Square, at the Vatican, Wednesday, April 17, 2019. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
April 17, 2019 - 8:59 am
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis encouraged Swedish teenage environmental activist Greta Thunberg on Wednesday to continue her campaign to fight climate change, during a brief meeting at the end of his weekly general audience. Thunberg arrived late and took her seat in the VIP section in St. Peter'...
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A couple view the damage to the Notre Dame cathedral from a print venders space on the Left Bank in Paris, Wednesday, April 17, 2019. Nearly $1 billion has already poured in from ordinary worshippers and high-powered magnates around the world to restore Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris after a massive fire. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
April 17, 2019 - 8:55 am
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the fire that tore through the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris (all times local): 2:55 p.m. Hungary's deputy prime minister says the Notre Dame Cathedral fire is a "tragic symbol" of the "apocalyptic loss of values we are witnessing in the western world." In an excerpt of...
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A couple view the damage to the Notre Dame cathedral from a print venders space on the Left Bank in Paris, Wednesday, April 17, 2019. Nearly $1 billion has already poured in from ordinary worshippers and high-powered magnates around the world to restore Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris after a massive fire. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
April 17, 2019 - 8:14 am
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the fire that tore through the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris (all times local): 2:15 p.m. Paris merchants whose livelihoods depend on Notre Dame tourism are worried about the cathedral's stability and their own futures. The island that houses the cathedral has been closed...
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A couple view the damage to the Notre Dame cathedral from a print venders space on the Left Bank in Paris, Wednesday, April 17, 2019. Nearly $1 billion has already poured in from ordinary worshippers and high-powered magnates around the world to restore Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris after a massive fire. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
April 17, 2019 - 8:07 am
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the fire that tore through the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris (all times local): 2:05 p.m. French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe says the government will take a series of measures to secure the financing and accelerate the renovation work of Notre Dame Cathedral. Speaking...
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Indonesian President Joko Widodo, left, and his running mate Ma'ruf Amin wave to journalists after a press conference in Jakarta, Indonesia, Wednesday, April 17, 2019. Widodo is on track to win a second term, preliminary election results showed Wednesday, in apparent victory for moderation over the ultra-nationalistic rhetoric of his rival Prabowo Subianto. (AP Photo/Achmad Ibrahim)
April 17, 2019 - 7:57 am
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian President Joko Widodo has won a second five-year term, preliminary election results showed Wednesday, in a victory for moderation over the nationalistic rhetoric of his rival, Prabowo Subianto. Vote counts from five independent survey groups showed Widodo with a...
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A couple view the damage to the Notre Dame cathedral from a print venders space on the Left Bank in Paris, Wednesday, April 17, 2019. Nearly $1 billion has already poured in from ordinary worshippers and high-powered magnates around the world to restore Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris after a massive fire. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
April 17, 2019 - 7:56 am
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the fire that tore through the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris (all times local): 1:55 p.m. The organist who was playing at evening mass inside Notre Dame when flames began heading towards the iconic cathedral's roof says people didn't immediately react when the fire alarm...
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A couple view the damage to the Notre Dame cathedral from a print venders space on the Left Bank in Paris, Wednesday, April 17, 2019. Nearly $1 billion has already poured in from ordinary worshippers and high-powered magnates around the world to restore Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris after a massive fire. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
April 17, 2019 - 7:25 am
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the fire that tore through the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris (all times local): 1:20 p.m. Notre Dame's rector says he will close the burned-out Paris cathedral for up to six years. Bishop Patrick Chauvet acknowledged that the famed monument would close down for "five to...
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