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New Zealand to probe role of spies, guns in mosque attacks

New Zealand to probe role of spies, guns in mosque attacks

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — New Zealand will hold a top-level inquiry into the massacre of 50 people at two Christchurch mosques that will examine what roles guns, social media and spy agencies played preceding the attacks.
Justice sought for 4 Dutch journalists killed in El Salvador

Justice sought for 4 Dutch journalists killed in El Salvador

It was 1982, the height of the civil war in El Salvador. Four Dutch TV journalists linked up with leftist rebels near the town of El Paraiso, which had an army base on its outskirts.
Military-backed party leads Thailand's post-coup election

Military-backed party leads Thailand's post-coup election

BANGKOK — A military-backed party has taken the lead in Thailand's first election since a 2014 coup, preliminary results showed, suggesting junta leader and Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha could stay in power, helped by an electoral system tilted in
Trump didn't co-ordinate with Russia in 2016, report declares

Trump didn't co-ordinate with Russia in 2016, report declares

WASHINGTON — Special counsel Robert Mueller did not find evidence that President Donald Trump's campaign "conspired or co-ordinated " with Russia to influence the 2016 presidential election but reached no conclusion on whether Trump obstructed justic
Russian accused of trying to smuggling orangutan out of Bali

Russian accused of trying to smuggling orangutan out of Bali

DENPASAR, Indonesia — Indonesian authorities have arrested a Russian tourist who was attempting to smuggle a drugged orangutan out of the resort island of Bali, a conservation official said Sunday.
Terror at sea: Helicopter rescues frighten cruise passengers

Terror at sea: Helicopter rescues frighten cruise passengers

STAVANGER, Norway — Rodney Horgen recalled the moment he thought he was facing the end: when a huge wave crashed through the Viking Sky cruise ship's glass doors and swept his wife 30 feet across the floor.
Kenyan who gave earnings to poor wins $1M teacher prize

Kenyan who gave earnings to poor wins $1M teacher prize

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — A Kenyan teacher from a remote village who gave away most of his earnings to the poor won a $1 million prize on Sunday for his work teaching in a government-run school that has just one computer and shoddy Internet acces
US backed Syrian force clears area retaken from IS

US backed Syrian force clears area retaken from IS

BEIRUT — U.S.
Dubai denies there were plans for R. Kelly concert

Dubai denies there were plans for R. Kelly concert

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Dubai's government on Sunday forcefully denied a claim by R&B singer R.
Jordan Peele's 'Us' scares up $70.3M debut

Jordan Peele's 'Us' scares up $70.3M debut

NEW YORK — Jordan Peele has done it again. Two years after the filmmaker's "Get Out" became a box-office sensation, his frightening follow-up, "Us," debuted with $70.3 million in ticket sales, according to studio estimates Sunday.