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World News -- Stranded on island, men spell 'HELP' with palm fronds -- The U.S. Coast Guard and Navy have rescued three people who were stranded on Pikelot, Atoll, for more than a week, the Coast Guard said Thursday.

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Fears over Iran retaliation strike on Israel prompt travel restrictions, Biden concerns

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World News - Italian fashion icon Roberto Cavalli dies at 83 - April 12 (UPI) -- Italian fashion designer Roberto Cavalli died in Florence Friday. He was 83.

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World News -- European Union watchdog says it found no link to weight loss drugs, suicidal thoughts

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U.S. News -- U.S. Treasury sanctions four Hamas cyber, UAV leaders

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World News -- Polish parliament advances bills to loosen near-total abortion ban -- Polish lawmakers Friday advanced four draft bills aimed at loosening the nation's near-total ban on abortion.

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World News -- Belgium opens probe into Russian propaganda group targeting EU elections -- Belgium's Prime Minister is accusing a pro-Russian propaganda network of paying members of the European Parliament to promote the Kremlin's agenda.

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World News -- Bank of England to update inflation forecasting after Bernanke review -- The Bank of England said Friday it will reform its inflation forecasting after a review by former Federal Reserve Chair Ben Bernanke. The bank called it a once in a generation action.

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World News -- IDF says first Gaza food aid trucks have entered through northern Israel crossing -- The Israel Defense Forces said Friday that the first food aid trucks have gone into Gaza from the newly opened northern crossing from Israel.

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Palestinians celebrate Eid al-Fitr in Gaza

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Pope Francis presides over Easter Sunday Mass

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Christians observe Good Friday in Jerusalem

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World News -- Pope Francis to embark on tour of Southeast Asia, Oceania -- Pope Francis will visit Indonesia, the country with the world's largest Muslim-majority population, and three other Asian nations in September, the Vatican announced on Friday.

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World News -- President Joe Biden hosts trilateral summit with Philippines, Japanese leaders -- President Joe Biden on Thursday hosted the first-ever trilateral summit with Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida and Philippines President Ferdinand Marcos Jr., to strengthen alliances in the Indo-Pacific.

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World News -- Human-rights activist Vladimir Kara-Murza marks 2 years in Russian jail -- Kremlin critic and human-rights activist Vladimir Kara-Murza Thursday marked two years in what the U.S. State Department says is unjust detention. The U.S. considers his sentence spurious and politically motivated.

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World News -- Ukraine parliament, facing pressing need, passes military mobilization bill -- Ukraine's parliament Thursday passed a military mobilization bill to update the legal framework on conscription with goal of increasing military mobilization in 2024.

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World News -- Vietnam court sentences Truong My Lan to death for fraud -- Wealthy real estate entrepreneur Truong My Lan was sentenced to death in a wide-ranging bank fraud case that some have called the most spectacular trial in the history of Vietnam.

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World News -- Russian missile, drone strike destroys Kyiv's largest power plant, damages two others -- Russia unleashed mass aerial strikes against energy targets across Ukraine overnight knocking out one of the main power stations supplying Kyiv and damaging power infrastructure from Lviv and Odessa to Kharkiv.

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U.S. News -- Bidens toast strong alliance with Japan at state dinner for PM Kishida -- President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden honored Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida and his wife, Yuko Kishida, with a spring-themed state dinner Wednesday night at the White House that was full of symbolism.

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World News -- Hong Kong detains then deports press freedom group representative -- A representative for Reporters Without Borders has been denied entry to Hong Kong, according to the international freedom of information advocacy nonprofit.

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World News -- South Korea's opposition party secures landslide victory in parliamentary vote -- South Korean voters delivered a rebuke to President Yoon Suk Yeol and his People Power Party in midterm parliamentary elections, official results confirmed Thursday, lifting the Democratic Party to a landslide.

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World News -- France takes steps to legalize assisted suicide for terminally ill patients -- The French government on Wednesday introduced an end-of-life care bill as an option for mentally competent and terminally ill adults.

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World News -- Palestinians in Gaza mark Eid al-Fitr holiday in shadow of Israel's war with Hamas -- Displaced Palestinians in Gaza are marking the end of the holy month of Ramadan with Eid al-Fitr amid Israel's war with Hamas that has killed more than 33,000 Palestinians.

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FBI director warns of 'attacks' on American soil

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Prosecutor appointed to probe Georgia's Lt. Gov. in Trump election subversion case

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Neo-Nazi member who stole helmet 'war trophy' on Jan. 6 pleads guilty

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1 person dead, multiple injured after stolen 18-wheeler crashes into Texas DPS office

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