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University of Edinburgh(SKYE, Scotland) — On the Isle of Skye in Scotland, scientists with the University of Edinburgh’s School of Geoscience discovered 170 million-year-old dinosaur footprints that reveal insight into how different dinosaurs may have evolved. “Anytime we find a new dinosaur, it’s really exciting, but beyond that, these [discoveries of footprints] are really important […], South Africa) — The South African government will honor Winnie Madikizela-Mandela with an official national funeral. The anti-apartheid icon, who was married to Nelson Mandela for 37 years, died in a hospital Monday after being admitted for a recurring kidney infection. South African President Cyril Ramaphosa announced that she will be laid to rest […]

Christophe Morin/IP3/Getty Images(PARIS) — French rail workers and Air France staff are taking part in massive strikes across the country on Tuesday, which the French press has dubbed “Black Tuesday.” The strikes pose a serious challenge to President Emmanuel Macron, who was elected into office eleven months ago. Nearly 4.5 million train passengers are facing […]

Jonathan J. Dunbar/Department of Defense(WASHINGTON) — The American and British soldiers killed last week in Manbij, Syria were “conducting a mission to kill or capture a known ISIS member,” Pentagon spokesperson Maj. Adrian Rankine-Galloway confirmed on Monday. Master Sgt. Jonathan Dunbar and British soldier Sgt. Matt Tonroe were killed after being struck by an improvised […]

Oli Scarff/Getty Images(JOHANNESBURG) — Nelson Mandela’s ex-wife, Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, has died at the age of 81, according to her family and personal assistant. Madikizela-Mandela, known to many in South Africa as “The Mother of the Nation,” had been ill for a number of years and was most recently admitted to the hospital for a kidney […]

iStock/Thinkstock(GUANGZHOU, China) — Crossing the street in China can often have nothing to do with whether a light is red or green. Instead, people crowd onto the curb until it reaches critical mass, and off they go — traffic or no traffic. In order to solve the jaywalking problem, police in one region of the […]

iStock/Thinkstock(LONDON) — London’s monthly murder rate has overtaken New York City’s for the first time in modern history, according to new figures from the Metropolitan Police and the New York Police Department. In February, 15 people were murdered in London, against 14 in New York. But in March, London had 22 murders, slightly more than […]

Tomohiro Ohsumi/Getty Images(PYONGYANG, South Korea) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and his wife, Ri Sol Ju, made a surprise appearance in Pyongyang on Sunday at a concert by South Korean musicians. Members of Red Velvet, one of South Korea’s top K-pop groups, sang their hits “Bad Boy” and “Red Flavor.” “There were more […]

Simon Dawson – WPA Pool/Getty Images(LONDON) — The Royal Family joined Queen Elizabeth for Easter Sunday at St. George’s Chapel at Windsor Castle, the same location where Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will be married in less than 50 days. A very pregnant Princess Kate, who is just weeks away from giving birth to her […]

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — Shortly after a Fox News report on Sunday morning about a “caravan” of migrants approaching the border, President Trump tweeted that the U.S.-Mexican border was “getting more dangerous” and “caravans” were “coming.” But the reality is far from how the president portrayed it, according to a coordinator of a so-called “caravan” that prompted […]

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