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It’s been exceptionally warm in Greenland lately and ice is melting a month early

Friday  04:21,   19 april 2019
washingtonpost

Greenland’s summer melt season has already begun — more than a month ahead of schedule. Subscribe to the Post Most newsletter: Today’s most popular stories on The Washington Post Marco Tedesco is a professor in atmospheric sciences at the Lamont... >>>

Mussolini’s great-grandson runs for a seat in the European Parliament

Friday  02:05,   19 april 2019
washingtonpost

Caio Mussolini touts the ‘Mussolini brand,’ but says he’s not a... >>>

Mystery man in viral photo taken hour before Notre Dame Cathedral fire identified

Friday  02:05,   19 april 2019
usatoday

The photo was shared Monday with thousands of retweets searching for the mystery... >>>

Exclusive: Venezuela skirts U.S. sanctions by funneling oil sales via Russia

Friday  01:45,   19 april 2019
reuters

Exclusive: Venezuela skirts U.S. sanctions by funneling oil sales via... >>>

Three top mountain climbers presumed dead in avalanche

Friday  01:40,   19 april 2019
nationalgeographic

The alpinists are among the most accomplished of their... >>>

What US intelligence believes happened with North Korea's weapons test

Friday  01:11,   19 april 2019
cnn

The US does not believe North Korea successfully launched a fully operational new weapon after Pyongyang claimed it had conducted a "new tactical guided weapons firing test" on Wednesday, according to a US official directly familiar with the latest... >>>

Detail-minded architect left guide for restoring Notre Dame

Friday  01:00,   19 april 2019
msn

Eugene Viollet-le-Duc is still the man to go to when it comes to restoring Notre Dame, even though he died nearly 140 years ago. As a young architect in Paris, Viollet-le-Duc made it his life's work to preserve France's iconic cathedrals,... >>>

Notre Dame fire likely caused by electrical short-circuit, investigators believe

Friday  00:35,   19 april 2019
foxnews

Investigators in Paris said Thursday they believe an electrical short-circuit is most likely the cause behind the massive fire at Notre Dame Cathedral. The French judicial police official, who spoke anonymously about the ongoing probe, said... >>>

Indonesia's Widodo declares victory in presidential election

Thursday  21:30,   18 april 2019
msn

Indonesian President Joko Widodo said Thursday he was won re-election after receiving an estimated 54% of the vote, backtracking on an earlier vow to wait for official results after his challenger made improbable claims of victory. Widodo, after... >>>

France pays tribute to the firefighters who saved the Notre Dame Cathedral

Thursday  21:10,   18 april 2019
abcnews.go

France is paying tribute Thursday to the hundreds of firefighters who saved the Notre Dame Cathedral from utter collapse. Nearly 500 firefighters battled a massive fire at the 12th century Catholic cathedral in Paris for several hours Monday night.... >>>

North Korea's weapon-test claim attempt to get US back to table: Analysts

Thursday  20:55,   18 april 2019
abcnews.go

Analysts said North Korea has been trying to send a message to the U.S. and South Korea. (MORE: North Korea says it tests new weapon, calls for Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to be replaced as negotiator) North Korea’s message was directed at... >>>

US shrugs as North Korea demands Pompeo exit talks

Thursday  20:45,   18 april 2019
msn

Donald Trump has said he's in love with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. But if there's someone with whom the US president is even more smitten, it's Mike Pompeo. - Seeking to 'wean' Trump from aides - Senior North Korean foreign ministry official... >>>

Pope washes feet of prisoners at Holy Thursday service

Thursday  20:42,   18 april 2019
reuters

Pope washes feet of prisoners at Holy Thursday... >>>

France Debates How to Rebuild Notre-Dame, Weighing History and Modernity

Thursday  20:40,   18 april 2019
nytimes

Workers are still focused largely on shoring up the damaged structure, but how closely the planned reconstruction should adhere to the original design and materials has become a point of contention in a nation long accustomed to arguing over the... >>>

North Korea demands Pompeo's removal from US nuclear talks

Thursday  18:25,   18 april 2019
msn

North Korea on Thursday demanded the removal of US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo from talks over its banned nuclear programme, hours after the isolated state claimed to have tested a new kind of... >>>