Tax cuts, better pensions among measures France’s Macron takes to quell yellow vest protests

French President Emmanuel Macron unveiled long-awaited plans to quell five months of yellow vest protests that have damaged his presidency. CBC | World News  More...

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L.A. universities quarantined amid measles outbreak

Hundreds of students and staff at two Los Angeles universities have been placed under quarantine because they may have been exposed to measles. CBC | World News More...

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400-year-old Bible stolen from U.S. found in the Netherlands

One of the hundreds of rare books stolen from a Pittsburgh library in a 20-year scheme has been recovered in the Netherlands. CBC | World News  More...

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North Korea demanded $2M for return of captured American

U.S. President Donald Trump approved payment of a $ 2 million US bill presented by North Korea to cover its care of comatose American Otto Warmbier, a college More...

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Over 20 million children worldwide miss out on measles vaccine annually

About 169 million children worldwide missed out on being vaccinated between 2010 and 2017, according to a UNICEF report. CBC | World News  More...

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Mozambique faces 2nd cyclone in 6 weeks

A powerful tropical cyclone began to make landfall on Thursday in Mozambique, just six weeks after Cyclone Idai devastated the central part of the country and left More...

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U.S.-led coalition killed 1,600 civilians in Syria’s Raqqa, Amnesty and monitoring group say

The U.S.-backed assault to drive ISIS from its Syrian capital Raqqa in 2017 killed more than 1,600 civilians, 10 times the toll the coalition itself has acknowledged, More...

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U.S.-led coalition killed 1,600 civilians in Syria’s Raqqa, Amnesty and monitoring group say

The U.S.-backed assault to drive ISIS from its Syrian capital Raqqa in 2017 killed more than 1,600 civilians, 10 times the toll the coalition itself has acknowledged, More...

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Beijing trumpets massive $500B Belt and Road foreign infrastructure project

China’s finance minister tried Thursday to dispel complaints its Belt and Road infrastructure-building initiative leaves developing countries with too much More...

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Sri Lanka on edge days after deadly Easter blasts lead to arrests, lockdowns and sweeps

Sri Lankan police arrested three people and seized 21 locally made grenades and six swords during a raid Thursday in Colombo, a police spokesperson says, as More...

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