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French President Emmanuel Macron addresses Paris Firefighters' brigade and security forces who took part at the fire extinguishing operations of the Notre Dame of Paris Cathedral fire, at the Elysee Palace in Paris, Thursday, April 18, 2019. France paid a daylong tribute Thursday to the Paris firefighters who saved the internationally revered Notre Dame Cathedral from collapse and rescued many of its treasures.(Christophe Petit Tesson, Pool via AP)
France honors Notre Dame firefighters; protects rose windowIt's a day of tribute to the Paris firefighters who saved Notre Dame Cathedral from collapse and rescued its treasures from the flames
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FILE - In this Feb. 14, 2019, file photo, Russian President Vladimir Putin listens during a meeting in the Bocharov Ruchei residence in the Black Sea resort of Sochi, Russia. (Sergei Chirikov/Pool Photo via AP, File)
Kremlin says Kim Jong Un will visit Russia this monthThe Kremlin says North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will visit Russia later this month
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In this image from video, emergency services attend to injured at the scene after a tour bus crashed at Canico, on Portugal's Madeira Island, Wednesday April 17, 2019.  Some 28 people are reported to have died in the crash, most of them German tourists, local mayor Filipe Sousa told TV news. (TVI via AP)
The Latest: Portugal confirms 29 Germans killed on MadeiraPortugal's foreign ministry has confirmed that all 29 people killed in a tour bus crash on Madeira Island were German
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Plan to Save Notre Dame Relics 'Worked Perfectly'Insurance adjuster Michael Honore has been tasked with assessing fire damage to Notre Dame's treasures—and his workload would be a lot bigger if the evacuation plan had failed. Honore, the director of fine art at Sedgwick, tells Reuters that around 90% of the cathedral's treasures were saved because the...
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North Korea: Pompeo Makes the Table 'Lousy'If the US is willing to come back to the table, North Korea would like one face to be absent from it. A senior foreign ministry official expressed no love for Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in comments run by the country's KCNA news agency Thursday. The comments followed the...
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In this photo taken on Wednesday, April 17, 2019, Britain's Houses of Parliament, covered in hoarding and scaffolding as it undergoes restoration work to repair the crumbling building, in London. For some Britons who watched Notre Dame in Paris burn, horror was mixed with apprehension. What happened to the French landmark this week could befall the Houses of Parliament tomorrow. The seat of Britain's government is crumbling, leaky, infested with rodents, and a fire trap. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
The Latest: Aging UK Parliament eyes lessons from Notre DameFor some Britons who watched Notre Dame in Paris burn so fiercely, horror was mixed with apprehension
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An Indian paramilitary soldier stands guard as Kashmiri voters wait in a queue to cast their votes outside a poling station during the second phase of India's general elections, on the outskirts of Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir, Thursday, April 18, 2019. Kashmiri separatist leaders who challenge India's sovereignty over the disputed region have called for a boycott of the vote. Most polling stations in Srinagar and Budgam areas of Kashmir looked deserted in the morning with more armed police, paramilitary soldiers and election staff present than voters. (AP Photo/Mukhtar Khan)
India enters 2nd phase of elections with Kashmir in lockdownVoting has begun in the second phase of India's general election amid massive security and a lockdown in parts of the main city in Indian-controlled Kashmir
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Ferenc Gyurcsany, leader of the leftist opposition Democratic Coalition (DK) speaks during the party's campaign opening event for the European parliamentary elections in Budapest Congress Center in Budapest, Hungary, Sunday, April 14, 2019. The slogan reads: Europe, we stay. (Balazs Mohai/MTI via AP)
Populists expected to gain seats in May's EU electionsThe European Parliament is predicting that nationalist, populist and anti-migrant groups will make significant gains in the May 23-26 EU elections but says it thinks mainstream parties will keep control over the assembly
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People take photos of buildings damaged by an earthquake in Taipei, Taiwan, Thursday, April 18, 2019. A strong earthquake rattled eastern Taiwan early Thursday afternoon, causing scattered light damage in the capital and the eastern coast region. (AP Photo/Chiang Ying-ying)
6.1 quake causes light damage in Taiwan capital, east coastA strong earthquake has rattled eastern Taiwan and caused scattered light damage in the capital and the eastern coast region
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Trump's adviser visits Moscow for talks on bilateral issuesThe Kremlin spokesman says that a U.S. presidential adviser has traveled to Russia for talks
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People sit on a sunny morning in Kiev, Ukraine, Thursday, April 18, 2019. The second round of presidential voting in Ukraine will take place on upcoming Sunday April 21. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)
Ukraine's presidential candidate pushes for new parliamentThe odds-on favorite in Ukraine's presidential election runoff says he would like to call an early parliamentary election if he wins Sunday's vote
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Two priests stand inside St. Peter's Basilica, at the Vatican,Thursday, April 18, 2019. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
Pope celebrates Holy Thursday ahead of foot-washing ritualPope Francis is ushering in the most solemn period in the Catholic liturgical calendar by celebrating a Holy Thursday Mass, made more poignant this year following the devastation of Paris' Notre Dame
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