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The 2018 Mercedes-Benz S560 4Matic Sedan Marks the Return of a Classic Benz Badge

The 2018 Mercedes-Benz S560 4Matic Sedan Marks the Return of a Classic Benz BadgeEchoes of the big Benz from days past.



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Shooting at Maryland newspaper marks 154th mass shooting this year

Shooting at Maryland newspaper marks 154th mass shooting this yearMass shootings have become alarmingly common in American life, from the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas to the tragedy on Thursday at the Capital Gazette newspaper. The motivation for this most recent attack is still unclear, authorities say.



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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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Hezbollah says rocket attack on Israeli-occupied Golan marks 'new phase'

Hezbollah says rocket attack on Israeli-occupied Golan marks 'new phase'The leader of Lebanon’s Hezbollah group said on Monday a missile salvo into the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights last week marked a new phase in the Syrian war and showed Damascus and its allies would not let Israeli attacks in Syria go unanswered. Israel has said the attack from Syrian territory was carried out by Iran’s Revolutionary Guards, which set up Shi’ite Hezbollah in Lebanon in 1982. Iranian forces and Hezbollah have deployed to Syria in support of President Bashar al-Assad.



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Israel marks 70 years as a nation as new and old challenges lurk

Israel marks 70 years as a nation as new and old challenges lurkIsrael celebrated 70 years since the country’s foundation on Wednesday, lauding its improbable economic success and military prowess, but facing a range of political and security challenges. The anniversary of the proclamation of the state of Israel by founding father David Ben-Gurion began at sundown on Wednesday under the Hebrew calendar, but falls on May 14 according to the Western calendar. At the traditional Jerusalem torch-lighting ceremony kicking off what Israelis call Independence Day, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu welcomed what he called “real seeds of peace” he said were beginning to sprout among some of Israel’s Arab neighbours.



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Dozens arrested as Belarus opposition marks 'Freedom Day'

Dozens arrested as Belarus opposition marks 'Freedom Day'Belarusian authorities on Sunday arrested around 30 protesters in Minsk ahead of a banned opposition march while detaining activists across the country, human rights group Viasna said. The Belarusian opposition is marking the 100th anniversary of the short-lived Belarusian People’s Republic of 1918-19 that it sees as the foundation of an independent Belarus. It accuses President Alexander Lukashenko of consciously erasing Belarusian identity and “russifying” the former Soviet republic.



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'This Is Real Momentum': World TB Day Finally Marks A Promising Shift

'This Is Real Momentum': World TB Day Finally Marks A Promising ShiftEvery minute, three people die of tuberculosis, the world's top infectious



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Women strike, protest as the world marks Int'l Women's Day

Women strike, protest as the world marks Int'l Women's DayMADRID (AP) — Women across Europe and Asia shouted their demands for equality, respect and empowerment Thursday to mark International Women's Day, with protesters in Spain launching a 24-hour strike and crowds of demonstrators filling the streets of Manila, Seoul and New Delhi.



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Putin marks Stalingrad victory as tribute to Russian grit

Putin marks Stalingrad victory as tribute to Russian gritMOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin attended commemorations Friday marking the 75th anniversary of the Nazi surrender that ended the battle of Stalingrad, lauding the Red Army's victory as a shining example of Russia's perseverance amid adversity.



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Sirens, doves as China marks 80 years since Nanjing massacre

Sirens, doves as China marks 80 years since Nanjing massacreSirens blared and thousands of doves were released as Chinese President Xi Jinping presided over a sombre ceremony in Nanjing marking 80 years since the wartime massacre in the city by Japanese troops. “China and Japan are close neighbours, neighbours who can’t move away,” said Yu Zhengsheng, a former member of China’s top Communist leadership who now chairs a parliamentary body. China and Japan should build on their “long, rich history” of links to deepen “friendship”, Yu said, avoiding reference to bitter disputes over the massacre.



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