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Thousands attend New Zealand vigil to honor 50 mosque dead

Thousands attend New Zealand vigil to honor 50 mosque deadCHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AP) — Thousands of people gathered in the New Zealand city of Christchurch on Sunday to listen to prayers, songs and speeches at a vigil to remember the 50 people killed in a terrorist attack on two mosques.



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Thousands attend NZ vigil, rally to fight racism, remember Christchurch victims

Thousands attend NZ vigil, rally to fight racism, remember Christchurch victimsAbout 15,000 turned out for an evening vigil in Christchurch in a park near the Al Noor mosque, where a suspected white supremacist killed more than 40 of the victims. Many non-Muslim women wore headscarves at the vigil, some made by members of Christchurch’s Muslim community, to show their support for those of Islamic faith as they had at similar events last week. Ardern said on Sunday that a national remembrance service would be held on March 29 to honor the victims, most of whom were migrants or refugees.



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Thousands in Iran attend funeral for slain Guard members

Thousands in Iran attend funeral for slain Guard membersISFAHAN, Iran (AP) — Dozens of comrades circled caskets on the back of trucks on Saturday as thousands of mourners attended a mass funeral for 27 elite Revolutionary Guard soldiers killed in a suicide car bombing this week in Iran's Sistan and Baluchistan province.



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The Latest: Whitaker now confirmed to attend panel hearing

The Latest: Whitaker now confirmed to attend panel hearingWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Congress and Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker (all times local):



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The Latest: Trumps attend services at National Cathedral

The Latest: Trumps attend services at National CathedralWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's Christmas activities (all times local):



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Michelle Obama Cancels Two Book Tour Events To Attend George H.W. Bush's Funeral

Michelle Obama Cancels Two Book Tour Events To Attend George H.W. Bush's FuneralFormer first lady Michelle Obama canceled a pair of events for her book tour



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PHOTOS: President and first lady attend National Christmas Tree lighting

PHOTOS: President and first lady attend National Christmas Tree lightingPresident Trump led a countdown for the lighting of the National Christmas Tree on Wednesday, and first lady Melania Trump hit the switch to illuminate the decked-out spruce in President's Park, just south of the White House.



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The Latest: 200 attend vigil for man shot by officer at mall

The Latest: 200 attend vigil for man shot by officer at mallHOOVER, Ala. (AP) — The Latest on the shooting of an Alabama man by a police officer at a mall. (all times local):



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Report: Saudi crown prince to attend G-20 summit

Report: Saudi crown prince to attend G-20 summitDUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman will attend the Group of 20 summit in Buenos Aires later this month, Saudi media reported Monday.



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Siemens CEO Kaeser says he will not attend Saudi investment conference

Siemens CEO Kaeser says he will not attend Saudi investment conferenceSiemens’s chief executive said on Monday he would not attend a three-day Future Investment Initiative conference in Saudi Arabia after the country admitted that journalist Jamal Khashoggi had been killed in its consulate in Istanbul. The German engineering giant was one of the last companies to decide against sending its top executive to the conference after Riyadh sought to cover up Khashoggi’s Oct. 2 death before admitting to a “grave mistake”. “Siemens is a reliable and committed partner of the kingdom and its VISION 2030.



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