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A family dig for their son who got buried in the mud when Cyclone Idai struck in Chimanimani about 600 kilometres south east of Harare, Zimbabwe, Tuesday, March, 19, 2019.  According to the government, Cyclone Idai has killed more than 100 people in Chipinge and Chimanimani and according to residents the figures could be higher because the hardest hit areas are still inaccessible.  Some hundreds are dead, many more are missing, and some thousands at risk from the massive flooding in Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe caused by Cyclone Idai.(AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi)
Cyclone's huge floods leave hundreds dead in southern AfricaCyclone's floods endanger thousands in southern Africa as survivors cling to rooftops, trees
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Mozambique's President Filipe Nyusi says that as many as 1,000 could have by killed by Cyclone Idai.;
The Latest: UN allocates $20 million to aid cyclone victimsThe United Nations has allocated $20 million from its emergency response fund for the humanitarian response to Cyclone Idai in Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi
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37-year-old Gokmen Tanis is led away by police in Utrecht, Netherlands, Monday March 18, 2019, after a shooting incident on a tram. A gunman killed three people and wounded five during a mid-morning tram ride Monday in the Dutch city of Utrecht. Authorities seized a Turkish-born suspect after a manhunt that convulsed the historic city of nearly 350,000 people for most of the day. (Foto de Volkskrant via AP)  NETHERLANDS OUT NOT FOR USE IN THE NETHERLANDS
Dutch prosecutors consider terror motive in tram shootingInvestigators probing the deadly tram shooting in the Dutch city of Utrecht have sharpened their focus on a possible extremist motive, as judicial authorities revealed that the main suspect was released from jail this month and faces a rape trial in July
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This combination of images shows logos for companies from left, Twitter, YouTube and Facebook. These Internet companies and others say they’re working to remove video footage filmed by a gunman in the New Zealand mosque shooting that was widely available on social media hours after the horrific attack. (AP Photos/File)
Why Facebook didn't block live New Zealand shooting videoFacebook says no one flagged New Zealand shooting livestream, underlining tech companies' challenge policing content
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The Mare Jonio ship with 49 migrants on board docks at the port of Lampedusa island, Italy, Tuesday, March 19, 2019. Italy’s hard-line interior Matteo Salvini minister is again refusing to allow migrants rescued at sea by humanitarian groups to disembark in Italy. The mayor of Lampedusa is challenging Salvini's assertion that Italian ports are closed. The migrants, including 12 minors, were rescued Monday off the coast of Libya by the Italian humanitarian group Mediterranea Saving Humans. (Elio Desiderio/ANSA via AP)
Italy seizes rescue ship, permits migrants to land in ItalyA humanitarian rescue ship carrying 48 migrants has entered the port of Lampedusa, where they are being allowed to disembark despite an earlier refusal by Italy's hard-line interior minister
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A submersible after British scientist and her American pilot had to make an emergency ascent from 250 meters beneath the surface of the Indian ocean off the Seychelles after smoke filled their two-person submersible, Tuesday March 19, 2019. The pair, from the UK-led Nekton Mission investigating climate change in the region, are both safe onboard the mother ship where an electrical fire aboard the sub is being investigated as the possible cause. (AP Photo/David Keyton)
Sub makes rapid ascent in Indian Ocean; crew safeSub makes emergency ascent in Indian Ocean; 2-person crew is safe
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President Donald Trump walks with visiting Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro along the Colonnade of the White House, Tuesday, March 19, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
'Trump of the Tropics' Bolsonaro visits the White HousePresident Donald Trump praised Brazil's new far-right president, Jair Bolsonaro, as he welcomed him to the White House Tuesday
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A police stands guard in anticipation of a march called by a coalition of opposition parties and civic groups who are petitioning lawmakers for a law of guarantees that will protect workers who have been victims of political retaliation and unjustified dismissals, in Caracas, Venezuela, Tuesday, March 19, 2019. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)
US, Russia divided on Venezuela after talks in RomeThe Trump administration's envoy to Venezuela says the U.S. and Russia remain split on how to resolve the Latin American country's crisis after talks in Italy
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Half Hour Passed Before Shooter's Livestream Was FlaggedFew people watched the live broadcast of helmet cam footage showing the Friday shooting at one of two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, according to Facebook. The 17-minute livestream had fewer than 200 views at its end, and no one reported it during that time. Facebook says the first user...
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FILE - In this Friday, March 8, 2013 file photo, French Cardinal Philippe Barbarin rides his bicycle in St. Peter's Square after a meeting at the Vatican.  A French court has found top Catholic official Cardinal Philippe Barbarin guilty for failing to report to justice accusations against a pedophile priest. In a surprise decision Thursday, March 7, 2019 in France's most important church sex abuse trial, the Lyon court handed Barbarin a six-month suspended prison sentence for not reporting the facts in the period between July 2014 and June 2015. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino, File )
Pope nixes French cardinal resignation after cover-upPope Francis has declined to accept the resignation of French Cardinal Philippe Barbarin, following his conviction of failing to report a known predator priest to police
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In this Monday, March 18, 2019, photo, Islamic State militant positions are ablaze in Baghouz, Syria as U.S-backed Syrian Democratic forces pound the group's remaining territory. On Tuesday, a spokesman for U.S.-backed forces fighting IS in Syria says his fighters are in control of an encampment in the village of Baghouz where IS militants have been besieged for months. (AP Photo/Maya Alleruzzo)
Troops celebrate as US-backed force seizes IS camp in SyriaUS-backed fighters take control of IS encampment in Syria, capture suspects behind bombing that killed 4 Americans
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European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker talks to journalists during a joint press conference with Slovakian President Andrej Kiska at the European Commission headquarters in Brussels, Tuesday, March 19, 2019. The British government was preparing Tuesday to ask the European Union for a delay of at least several months to Brexit after the speaker of the House of Commons ruled that Prime Minister Theresa May cannot keep asking lawmakers to vote on the same divorce deal that they have already rejected twice. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
UK aims to salvage Brexit deal as EU says: make up your mindThe British government is preparing to ask the European Union for a long delay to Brexit, after the speaker of the House of Commons ruled that Prime Minister Theresa May can't keep asking lawmakers to vote on her divorce deal.
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