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Pope Francis waves as he arrives to celebrate Mass for Egypt's tiny Catholic community, at the Air Defense Stadium in Cairo, Saturday, April 29, 2017. Pope Francis came to Egypt on Friday for a historic visit to the Arab and Muslim majority nation aimed at presenting a united Christian-Muslim front to repudiate violence committed in God's name. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
The Latest: Francis tells Egypt Catholics to be mercifulPope Francis is urging Egypt's tiny Catholic community to be good and merciful to their fellow Egyptians, saying "the only fanaticism believers can have is that of charity!"
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South Korean army K-9 self-propelled howitzers move during the annual exercise in Paju, South Korea, near the border with North Korea, Saturday, April 29, 2017. A North Korean mid-range ballistic missile apparently failed shortly after launch Saturday, South Korea and the United States said, the third test-fire flop just this month but a clear message of defiance as a U.S. supercarrier conducts drills in nearby waters. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
The Latest: Norway says North Korea launch is UN violationNorwegian Foreign Minister Borge Brende says on Twitter that North Korea's "new missile test violates SC (Security Council) resolution
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EU chief Tusk stresses citizen's rights in Brexit talksEU Council President Donald Tusk says that Britain will face a united bloc of 27 EU nations in the two years of divorce negotiations and said the welfare of citizens and families living in each other's nations will be the priority once the talks start
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Monitor: Turkish internet users unable to access WikipediaAn Internet censorship-monitoring network says Turkey has blocked Wikipedia, a free online encyclopedia.
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An helicopter flies over the Air Defense Stadium where Pope Francis will celebrate Mass for Egypt's tiny Catholic community, in Cairo, Saturday, April 29, 2017. Pope Francis came to Egypt on Friday for a historic visit to the Arab and Muslim majority nation aimed at presenting a united Christian-Muslim front to repudiate violence committed in God's name. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
Security tight as pope celebrates open-air Mass in CairoMilitary helicopters and police are out in force as Pope Francis arrives to celebrate an open-air Mass for Egypt's tiny Catholic community
The Associated Press1 hour ago
French centrist presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron delivers a speech during a campaign rally in Chatellerault, central France, Friday, April 28, 2017. Macron faces far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen off in a May 7 runoff election. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
Macron hunts for France's rural voteFrench presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron is hunting for votes in rural areas of France where his far-right opponent, Marine Le Pen, has made inroads among people who feel left behind France's cities
The Associated Press1 hour ago
South Korean army K-9 self-propelled howitzers move during the annual exercise in Paju, South Korea, near the border with North Korea, Saturday, April 29, 2017. A North Korean mid-range ballistic missile apparently failed shortly after launch Saturday, South Korea and the United States said, the third test-fire flop just this month but a clear message of defiance as a U.S. supercarrier conducts drills in nearby waters. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
N. Korean missile test fails hours after UN meeting on nukesA North Korean mid-range ballistic missile test-fire apparently failed Saturday, South Korea and the United States said, the third such flop just this month but a clear message of defiance as a U.S. supercarrier conducts tests in nearby waters
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - In this May 14, 2015 file photo, the oil drilling rig Polar Pioneer is towed toward a dock in Elliott Bay in Seattle. Working to dismantle his predecessor's environmental legacy, President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Friday, April 28, 2017, aimed at expanding drilling in the Arctic and opening other federal areas to oil and gas exploration. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)
Experts: Long road ahead for Trump offshore drilling orderTrump executive order directing federal agencies to seek out new ocean expanses in the Atlantic and Arctic for offshore drilling expected to face yearslong review, court challenges
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Washington Wizards' Markieff Morris (5) and Bradley Beal celebrate their victory over the Atlanta Hawks in Game 6 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series on Friday, April 28, 2017, in Atlanta. (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
Led by Wall and Beal, Wizards moving on to face CelticsLed by the dynamic duo of John Wall and Bradley Beal, the Washington Wizards are moving on to face the top-seeded Boston Celtics in the Eastern Conference semifinals
The Associated Press2 hours ago
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  • A popular Virginia high school principal is back on the job. But questions linger.

    Dominion High School Principal John Brewer delivers a diplomat to senior Brandon Hollingsworth at a 2005 graduation ceremony. A popular Loudoun County high school principal is back on the job more than four months after he went on leave amid questions about a glowing recommendation he made for a former band teacher later accused of inappropriate behavior with students. The Washington Post, Mon, Apr 24 2017 @ 06:55 PM
  • Man crash lands single person aircraft in Virginia field.

    A Washington state man flying a one-seat experimental plane from Virginia to Georgia crashed landed his aircraft on Saturday in a field near the Leesburg Executive Airport, according to law enforcement authorities. Joseph R. Bryant, 53, of Goldendale, Wash., the pilot, was not injured in the incident. The Washington Post, Sat, Apr 22 2017 @ 03:55 PM
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