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No regular mail delivery Wednesday, Dec. 5 on day of mourning for George HW Bush

No regular mail delivery Wednesday, Dec. 5 on day of mourning for George HW BushThe post office is suspending mail delivery on Wednesday as part of the national day of mourning for former president George H.W. Bush.



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Mourning the victims of the Pittsburgh synagogue attack

Mourning the victims of the Pittsburgh synagogue attackAcross the country, prayer vigils and ecumenical services were held in tribute to the 11 victims of the bloody assault on a Pittsburgh synagogue as words of solace and commiseration poured in from the U.S. Jewish community — the largest outside Israel — but also from the pope and European leaders.



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Mourning John McCain

Mourning John McCainTributes large and small appeared around the country as people paid their respects to the life of the military veteran and senator. Here are some photos.



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Capital Gazette staff 'are like family', says mourning Annapolis community

Capital Gazette staff 'are like family', says mourning Annapolis communityBefore a mass shooting turned the Capital Gazette into a national news story, it was simply “the paper”. Residents of Annapolis, Maryland, used the phrase as shorthand for the local newspaper when they weren’t referring to it by its nickname, “the Capital”. Prosecutors say 38-year-old Jarrod Ramos – a local man who had a long-standing grudge against the Capital – carried out a “targeted attack” on the paper’s offices, barricading the exits and hunting down victims with a pump-action shotgun.



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Cuba in mourning after deadliest air crash in nearly 30 years

Cuba in mourning after deadliest air crash in nearly 30 yearsCuba observed a weekend of national mourning for victims of its worst crash in nearly three decades that killed 110 passengers and crew. An investigation has been launched into Friday’s crash of the nearly 40-year-old Boeing 737-200 leased to the national carrier Cubana de Aviacion by a Mexican company. The Boeing crashed shortly after taking off from Havana, coming down in a field near the airport and sending a thick column of acrid smoke into the air.



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Mourning victims of deadly van attack in Toronto

Mourning victims of deadly van attack in TorontoA crowd gathered late Tuesday in Toronto's North York community to pay their respects to the van victims at a makeshift memorial of roses, candles and messages of condolence.



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Mourning Barbara Bush

Mourning Barbara BushSeveral former U.S. presidents were among the 1,500 mourners expected to gather at a Houston church on Saturday for the funeral of former first lady Barbara Bush, who died on Tuesday at the age of 92.



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Photo Of Rohingya Woman Mourning Her Dead Infant Underscores Worsening Crisis

Photo Of Rohingya Woman Mourning Her Dead Infant Underscores Worsening CrisisThe bloodshed overtaking Myanmar’s Rakhine state forced Hamida, a Rohingya Muslim, to run from her homeland last week.



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Mourning and acts of solidarity for the victims of the Charlottesville attack at a white nationalist rally

Mourning and acts of solidarity for the victims of the Charlottesville attack at a white nationalist rallyAfter a deadly clash at a protest on Saturday, people across the country came together to mourn and to condemn the violence in Virginia.



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Mourning the victims of the London attack

Mourning the victims of the London attackWith flags at half-mast, the nation fell silent at 11:00am (1000 GMT) to remember the seven killed and dozens injured on Saturday night — a mourning ritual now grimly familiar after two previous terror attacks in less than three months.



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