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Rwandans Shocked By Discovery Of Genocide-Era Mass Graves

(AP) – Rwandan authorities have discovered mass graves they say could contain more than 2,000 bodies nearly a quarter-century after the country’s genocide. The discovery this month is the most significant in a long time in this East African nation that is still recovering from the 1994 genocide that killed more than 800,000 people. Some […]

EU Gets Ready To Take On Fake News

(AP) – The European Union’s executive wants online giants like Facebook, Twitter and Google to sign on to a special code of conduct to weed out fake news, which it says has become an increasingly invasive issue during elections. The European Commission said Thursday it wants online platforms by July to flag sponsored political content, […]

Germany Expects New US Tariffs To Hit Europe From May 1

(AP) – The German government expects new U.S. import tariffs on steel and aluminum to hit the European Union from next week. U.S. President Donald Trump last month slapped tariffs of 25 percent on steel imports and 10 percent on imported aluminum, but granted the EU a temporary exemption until May 1. Senior German officials […]

Kim Jong Un Will Walk Across Border For Summit With Moon

(AP) – Seoul says North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon-Jae-in will plant a tree together and inspect an honor guard after Kim walks across the border for the leaders’ historic summit. South Korea is releasing some details Thursday ahead of the Koreas’ third-ever summit being held on the southern side […]

Pope To Focus On Fate Of Christians In Middle East On July 7

(AP) – The Vatican says Pope Francis is planning to invite heads of churches and Christian communities from the Middle East to join him in a day of reflection and prayer in the southeastern Italian port city of Bari on July 7. The announcement on Wednesday said Francis has called for this “ecumenical encounter for […]

Kim, Moon Seek To Control Optics At Their Historic Summit

(AP) – Kim Jong Un will be in unchartered territory when the third-generation autocrat crosses over to the southern half of the Demilitarized Zone separating the rival Koreas on Friday, possibly on foot, and greets South Korean President Moon Jae-in. Cameras wielded by one of the most aggressive media contingents on the planet will fire […]

Mexico Officials: 3 Missing Film Students Believed Slain

(AP) – Authorities in the western Mexico state of Jalisco say they believe three film students missing since last month were killed and dissolved in acid.  The Jalisco Attorney General’s Office says two men have been arrested and there are arrest orders for four others in the case. The students were abducted March 19 on […]