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Thousands of Peruvians say goodbye to ex-president following suicide

Thousands of Peruvians say goodbye to ex-president following suicideGarcia shot himself in the head on Wednesday to avoid arrest in connection with alleged bribes from Brazilian builder Odebrecht, in the most dramatic turn yet in Latin America’s largest graft scandal. Friends, allies and leaders across the political spectrum paid homage to Garcia at the headquarters of his APRA party, one of Latin America’s oldest political parties, and one which twice helped usher Garcia to the presidency. Vizcarra ordered flags to be flown at half mast at the country’s Congress and other public buildings to honor the ex-President and former lawmaker.



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UPDATE 4-Boeing records zero new MAX orders following global groundings

UPDATE 4-Boeing records zero new MAX orders following global groundingsBoeing Co’s orders and deliveries sank in the first quarter, with zero new orders for the 737 MAX following a worldwide grounding in March in the wake of two fatal plane crashes. The groundings forced Boeing to freeze deliveries of the MAX, which had been its fastest-selling jetliner until a March 10 crash on Ethiopian Airlines that killed all 157 onboard, just five months after a similar crash on Lion Air that killed all 189 passengers and crew. Total orders, an indication of future demand, fell to 95 aircraft in the first quarter from 180 a year earlier, suggesting a wait-and-watch approach for airlines as Boeing rides out the worst crisis in its history.



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Gaza animals find new home following deaths at zoo

Gaza animals find new home following deaths at zooFive lions, five monkeys, four ostriches, three peacocks, two wolves and a hyena departed Gaza for Jordan on Sunday, after being rescued from a Gaza zoo where many animals died of starvation and lack of care. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).



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Uganda tour rerouted following kidnapping, ensuing traveler safety concerns

Uganda tour rerouted following kidnapping, ensuing traveler safety concernsTourists may be asking themselves if it's safe to travel to Uganda.



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Gaza animals find new home following deaths at zoo

Gaza animals find new home following deaths at zooFathy Jomaa, owner of the zoo in Rafah, southern Gaza, blamed bad economic conditions and a decade of Israeli-led blockade on the narrow coastal enclave for leaving him unable to properly feed and care for his animals. Jomaa had come under intense criticism by animal care groups after a series of recent deaths and mishaps. Earlier this year he de-clawed two young lions so that zoo visitors could safely pose for selfies with them.



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American Airlines flight makes emergency landing following bird strike after takeoff

American Airlines flight makes emergency landing following bird strike after takeoffA bird strike on an American Airlines flight from Boston's Logan Airport to New York's LaGuardia forced the plane to return to the airport Sunday.



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U.S. farmers face devastation following Midwest floods

U.S. farmers face devastation following Midwest floodsWINSLOW, Neb./CHICAGO (Reuters) – Midwestern farmers have been gambling they could ride out the U.S.-China trade war by storing their corn and soybeans anywhere they could – in bins, plastic tubes, in barns or even outside. Record floods have devastated a wide swath of the Farm Belt across Iowa, Nebraska, South Dakota and several other states. Early estimates of lost crops and livestock are approaching $ 1 billion in Nebraska alone.



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U.S. farmers face devastation following Midwest floods

U.S. farmers face devastation following Midwest floodsWINSLOW, Neb./CHICAGO (Reuters) – Midwestern farmers have been gambling they could ride out the U.S.-China trade war by storing their corn and soybeans anywhere they could – in bins, plastic tubes, in barns or even outside. Record floods have devastated a wide swath of the Farm Belt across Iowa, Nebraska, South Dakota and several other states. Early estimates of lost crops and livestock are approaching $ 1 billion in Nebraska alone.



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Will the US ground Boeing 737 Max 8 jets? Questions following Ethiopian Airlines crash left unanswered

Will the US ground Boeing 737 Max 8 jets? Questions following Ethiopian Airlines crash left unansweredTwo days after an Ethiopian Airlines flight plowed into the ground, killing all 157 people aboard, investigators are still searching for answers.



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House votes to condemn antisemitism following Ilhan Omar controversy

House votes to condemn antisemitism following Ilhan Omar controversyThe House of Representatives has passed a resolution condemning antisemitism and other forms of hate amid a row involving a Muslim congresswoman that exposed a sharp division between the Democratic Party’s establishment and its younger, more progressive members. The measure passed by the House 407-23, condemned antisemitism as “hateful expressions of intolerance that are contradictory to the values and aspirations that define the people of the United States”. The passing of the resolution – support for which came from a number of Jewish members of Congress – followed a row among Democrats over remarks made by congresswoman Ilhan Omar, who last year become one of the two first Muslim women elected to congress.



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