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Spain's king gets key to New Orleans for 300th anniversary

Spain's king gets key to New Orleans for 300th anniversaryNEW ORLEANS (AP) — The king of Spain and New Orleans' mayor saluted the city's centuries-old Spanish heritage during its tricentennial celebration Friday.



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Ten fascinating facts on the anniversary of D-Day

Ten fascinating facts on the anniversary of D-DayOn June 6, 1944, about 150,000 troops stormed the beaches of France in the epic D-Day invasion that proved pivotal to the Allied war effort. But how did the idea originate and how did the Allies pull off such a huge task?



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'Congratulations America': Trump marks Mueller probe's 1-year anniversary

'Congratulations America': Trump marks Mueller probe's 1-year anniversaryPresident Trump marked the one-year anniversary of special counsel Robert Mueller’s appointment to lead the Russia investigation with a caustic tweet, while Trump’s lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, ripped the probe in a pair of interviews with Fox News.



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Palestinians clash with Israeli forces on 70th anniversary of the Nakba (“catastrophe”)

Palestinians clash with Israeli forces on 70th anniversary of the Nakba (“catastrophe”)Palestinians clashed with Israeli security forces in the occupied West Bank and at the Israeli-Gaza border in the Gaza Strip, during protests marking the anniversary of the Nakba, or “catastrophe,” when more than 700,000 Palestinians fled or were expelled in the 1948 war surrounding Israel’s creation. The protests were also a response to the United States’ relocation of its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. (Getty Images)



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32nd anniversary of Chernobyl nuclear disaster

32nd anniversary of Chernobyl nuclear disasterChernobyl nuclear power plant 32 years after the world's worst nuclear accident spread radioactive fallout across Europe in 1986, particularly contaminating Ukraine, Russia and Belarus.



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32nd anniversary of Chernobyl nuclear disaster

32nd anniversary of Chernobyl nuclear disasterChernobyl nuclear power plant 32 years after the world's worst nuclear accident spread radioactive fallout across Europe in 1986, particularly contaminating Ukraine, Russia and Belarus.



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Students protest gun violence nationwide on Columbine anniversary

Students protest gun violence nationwide on Columbine anniversaryThousands of students walked out of classes across the United States on Friday, marking the 19th anniversary of the massacre at Columbine High School with a show of unity aimed at pressuring politicians to enact tighter gun restrictions.



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Superman celebrated in honor of 80th anniversary

Superman celebrated in honor of 80th anniversaryThe iconic superhero made his debut in Action Comics #1 in 1938, evolving into cartoons, a TV series and the big screen.



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On The Anniversary Of Trump's Inauguration, The Government Is Shut Down

On The Anniversary Of Trump's Inauguration, The Government Is Shut DownWASHINGTON ― One year ago, Donald Trump stood at the U.S. Capitol and took his place as the nation’s 45th president. One of Trump’s major selling points during the campaign was his ability to make deals.



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On earthquake anniversary, Haitians trying to rebuild

On earthquake anniversary, Haitians trying to rebuildPORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Eight years ago, a magnitude 7.0 earthquake upended life in Haiti, killing more than 300,000 people by some estimates and destroying hundreds of thousands of homes. For many of those left homeless, life hasn't yet returned to normal.



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