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Mom holding baby cries on plane after confrontation

Story highlights The latest uproar involving an airline comes two weeks after United Airlines’ fiasco American Airlines says flight attendant “removed from duty” (CNN)American Airlines is investigating after a video surfaced on social media showing a confrontation between a passenger and a flight attendant aboard one of its flights. The video, filmed by another passenger Friday, appears to be the ...

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Taliban fighters attack army base

Story highlights Attack happened as soldiers were observing Friday prayers, Afghan military says Raid by Taliban fighters was at army base near Afghanistan’s third-largest city (CNN)Taliban fighters dressed in military uniforms raided an army base in northern Afghanistan, raking it with gunfire in an hours-long attack Friday and killing or injuring more than 100 soldiers, officials said. The attack started ...

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Protesters march worldwide in support of science

Story highlights Organizers say more than 600 marches will take place worldwide The protests are billed as being political but nonpartisan London (CNN)Crowds of people are marching Saturday in the United States and around the world in support of science and evidence-based research in a protest fueled by opposition to President Donald Trump’s environmental and energy policies. Besides the main ...

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Looting, shootings leave 13 dead in 1 day

Story highlights The violent clashes started in April Nine people were electrocuted as they tried to loot a bakery amid chaotic protests (CNN)After weeks of violent protests that left at least 22 people dead, Venezuelans will take to the streets Saturday dressed in white to pay tribute to those killed in anti-government demonstrations this month. The peaceful demonstrations planned nationwide ...

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Pence: US will honor refugee deal with Australia

Story highlights Pence: “It doesn’t mean we admire the agreement” Refugee resettlement deal was forged by Obama administration (CNN)US Vice President Mike Pence said Saturday that the United States would “honor” a refugee resettlement agreement forged with Australia in the closing days of the Obama administration, despite it previously being described by US President Donald Trump as a “dumb deal.” ...

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