Firefighting plane crashes in Australia, killing 3 Americans
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Firefighting plane crashes in Australia, killing 3 Americans

Three American crew members have died when a C-130 Hercules aerial water tanker crashed while battling wildfires in southeastern Australia

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China closes off large city to stop spread of deadly virus
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China closes off large city to stop spread of deadly virus

China has closed off a city of more than 11 million people in an unprecedented effort to try to stop the spread of a deadly new virus that has sickened hundreds and spread to other cities and countries

Asian shares higher despite growing impact of China virus
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Asian shares higher despite growing impact of China virus

Asian shares are mostly higher as health authorities around the world move to monitor and contain a deadly virus outbreak in China and keep it from spreading globally

Nepal ends search for missing South Korean trekkers, guides
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Nepal ends search for missing South Korean trekkers, guides

Nepalese authorities have end the search for four South Korean trekkers and three Nepali guides who were buried by an avalanche on a popular trekking route

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Report: 2 children die in school bus crash in Germany

German media are reporting that two children have died in a school bus crash in the central state of Thuringia

Putin's constitutional proposals OK'd in first Duma reading
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Putin's constitutional proposals OK'd in first Duma reading

Russia's parliament has approved a package of constitutional amendments in the first reading Thursday, in a move that has been widely seen as President Vladimir Putin's attempt to stay in on power past the end of his term in 2024

The Latest: Putin in Jerusalem takes up rival WWII narrative
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The Latest: Putin in Jerusalem takes up rival WWII narrative

Russian President Vladimir Putin has ventured into the charged battle over the rival historical narratives of World War II by claiming that 40% of Jewish Holocaust victims were Soviet

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Billionaire's cash helps Zimbabwe's doctors back from strike

A billionaire has offered to pay striking doctors in Zimbabwe to help end a months-long protest over grave hospital conditions as the economy crumbles

Q&A: WHO representative addresses China's new virus outbreak
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Q&A: WHO representative addresses China's new virus outbreak

Shortly before authorities closed off the Chinese city at the epicenter of an outbreak of a new virus, the World Health Organization sent a team to check conditions on the ground in Wuhan, a city of more than 11 million people

Germany bans neo-Nazi organization Combat 18 Deutschland
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Germany bans neo-Nazi organization Combat 18 Deutschland

Germany's top security official has announced a ban on the neo-Nazi group Combat 18 Deutschland