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Japan Emperor to pay last homage at Shinto holy site before resignation

straitstimes: Japanese Emperor Akihito, along with Empress Michiko, on Wednesday (April 17) started a three-day pilgrimage to the Ise Grand Shrine, the holiest site in Japan's Shinto religion, as part of a series of rituals for his abdication this...

Over $400 Million Donations To Rebuild Paris’ Notre Dame Cathedral

Time: Less than a day after French President Emmanuel Macron made a call for donations to help rebuild the landmark Notre Dame cathedral which was severely damaged in a blaze on Monday night, more than $400 million has been...

Russia has announced the end of civil and military cooperation with NATO

uawire: Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Alexander Grushko told the Russian media that Kremlin is suspending cooperation with NATO along military and civil lines.The Deputy Minister, who had previously worked as the permanent representative of the Russian Federation to...

Turmp chose Ivanka as the most Unique out of all his Children

people: In a recent Oval Office interview, President Donald Trump had only good things to say about his five children. But it was eldest daughter Ivanka Trump, one of his senior aides, whom he said was “unique.”“If she ever...

Trump Predicts Notre Dame Will Burn To The Ground

talkingpointsmemo: From thousands of miles away, President Trump predicted to a crowd gathered for a roundtable discussion Monday in Minnesota that the Notre Dame cathedral, currently engulfed in flames, “looks like it is burning to the ground.”The remark was...

What we know about the fire at Notre Dame of Paris

nbcnews: The full devastation of the mammoth fire at the Cathedral of Notre Dame of Paris on Monday remains to be tallied, but it's known to have destroyed the giant spire that housed some of Christendom's most sacred relics.French...

French Billionaire gives €100m to rebuild Notre-Dame

SkyNews: One of France's richest men is to donate €100m (£86.3m) towards the rebuilding of Notre-Dame.In a statement given to the French newspaper Le Figaro, billionaire François-Henri Pinault, who is married to the actress Salma Hayek, said he hoped...

Canadian Tourist Falls over 100 metres after Zip line Snaps

tvnz: Thai officials are investigating after a Canadian tourist fell more than 100 metres to his death when a zip line he was on snapped in Chiang Mai.Spencer Charles, 25, was riding on the popular Flight of the Gibbon...

Japan begins removing fuel from nuclear plant

BBC: The operator of Japan's Fukushima nuclear plant has begun removing nuclear fuel from one of the reactors that melted down after the devastating 2011 earthquake and tsunami.Remotely controlled equipment is lifting fuel rods from a storage pool inside...

Death of rare turtle leaves only 3 remaining in the world

cbc: The only known female member of one of the world's rarest turtle species has died at a zoo in southern China, officials said Sunday.The animal was one of four Yangtze giant softshell turtles known to be remaining in...

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