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In this Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020 image taken from video, metal parts recovered from the Titanic's wreckage sit on shelves at a storage facility in Atlanta. RMS Titanic, Inc., the salvage firm that has plucked silverware, china and gold coins from the ship's wreckage, is now hoping to recover the so-called "voice" of the doomed ocean liner: The Marconi Wireless Telegraph Machine that had broadcast its increasingly frantic distress calls. (AP Photo/Angie Wang)
Firm wants to recover the Titanic's iconic telegraph machineThe salvage firm that's plucked silverware and china from the wreckage of the Titanic now wants to recover the Marconi Wireless Telegraph Machine
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In this photo released by Xinhua News Agency, a staff member works at the workshop of Fusen Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. in Nanyang in central China's Henan Province, Thursday Feb. 20, 2020. The company has resumed production to ensure the supply of medicines during the fight against the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19), with comprehensive measures taken to protect the workers. (Feng Dapeng/Xinhua via AP)
China reports further fall in new virus cases, 118 deathsChina reported a further fall in new virus cases to 889 as health officials expressed optimism over containment of the outbreak that has caused more than 2,200 deaths and is spreading elsewhere
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Cross in Jagermeister Logo Comes Under FireJägermeister has emerged the victor in a Swiss court case in which its logo was painted as an insult to Christians. The logo, featuring a cross hovering over the head of a stag, is based on the legend of the 8th-century Christian saint Hubertus, an avid hunter, who is said...
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In this Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020, photo, workers wearing protective gears spray disinfectant against the coronavirus in front of a church in Daegu, South Korea. The mayor of the South Korean city of Daegu urged its 2.5 million people on Thursday, Feb. 20, to refrain from going outside as cases of a new virus spike. (Lee Moo-ryul/Newsis via AP)
South Korea ups emergency response as viral cases surgeSouth Korea has declared a “special management zone” around a southeastern city where a surging viral outbreak, largely linked to a church in Daegu, threatens to overwhelm the region's health system
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A picture of a woman is seen between candles and flowers at a monument on the market place during a mourning for the victims of the shooting in Hanau, Germany, Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020. A 43-year-old German man who posted a manifesto calling for the "complete extermination" of many "races or cultures in our midst" shot and killed several people of foreign background on Wednesday night, most of them Turkish, in an attack on a hookah bar and other sites in a Frankfurt suburb, authorities said Thursday. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)
Paranoia, racism: German killer drew on conspiracy tropes The gunman who killed nine people in Germany mixed extreme paranoia about secret state surveillance with far-right conspiracy tropes, misogyny and racist vitriol
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Health Expert Visits Ship, Raises AlarmThe 621 coronavirus cases confirmed on the Diamond Princess cruise ship docked in Japan represent the most anywhere outside of China. And an infectious diseases expert at Japan's Kobe University has a good idea why. Kentaro Iwata, who worked to combat the spread of Ebola and SARS, spent a brief...
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Libya's warring parties resume talks in Geneva A U.N. spokesman says that Libya's warring parties have returned to negotiations aimed at salvaging a fragile cease-fire in the North African country after they had suspended talks earlier this week
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Deaf survivors of clerical sexual abuse Ezequiel Villalonga shows a photo of him at the age in which he was abused flanked by his abuser Rev. Nicola Corradi, before a press conference at the Foreign Press Association in Rome, Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020. On Wednesday, they had a string of meetings with United Nations human rights officials in Geneva, hoping to build pressure on the Vatican, and Pope Francis himself, to come clean about the crimes committed against them, one year after Pope Francis' summit on clergy abuse. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
Abuse survivors seek more progress 1 year after papal summitSurvivors of church sex abuse have descended on Rome this week, marking the first anniversary of Pope Francis’ summit of church leaders on preventing abuse
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Ukraine happy impeachment is over, wants to advance US tiesUkraine's foreign minister says the government is happy that impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump are over and it now wants to advance relations with the United States
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People attend a vigil for victims of last night's shooting in the central German town Hanau, in front of the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin, Germany, Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020. A 43-year-old German man who posted a manifesto calling for the "complete extermination" of many "races or cultures in our midst" shot and several people of foreign background on Wednesday night, most of them Turkish, in an attack on a hookah bar and other sites in a Frankfurt suburb, authorities said Thursday. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
Germany's immigrant community in Hanau reeling after attackIn the German town of Hanau, a longtime immigrant destination with decades of coexistence between people of different origins, residents fear their community was targeted after a gunman shot and killed nine people of foreign background
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FILE - In this Oct. 31, 2019, file photo, attendees walk past a display for 5G services from Chinese technology firm Huawei at the PT Expo in Beijing. The Trump administration is stepping up pressure on European allies to ban Chinese tech firm Huawei from supplying next-generation mobile networks, with more officials visiting this week to press the case. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein, File)
US expert says 5G tiff could affect information exchanges The top U.S. diplomat for cyber security policy says he welcomes European Union moves toward recognizing the risks at stake in 5G technology, but warned that the U.S. will not be able to share top-level information with countries that choose “untrusted” vendors, such as China’s Huawei
The Associated Press9 hours ago
Police find 24 decomposed bodies at house in western MexicoProsecutors in western Mexico say the arrest of a criminal gang led to the discovery of a house that had been used to dispose of 24 bodies
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