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  Story 3734 -   Wednesday April 14, 2021
Prince Philip, Queen Elizabeth's longtime consort, will be laid to rest in low-key ceremony
LONDON, United Kingdom - Prince Philip, the late husband to the UK's Queen Elizabeth II, will be laid to rest on Saturday next week, in a ceremony that will be colourful and steeped in tradition, but low key by royal standards. Philip, who was officially the Duke of Edinburgh, died peacefully at Windsor Castle on Friday morning at the age of 99. He was the nation's longest-serving consort -- a term given to the spouse of a reigning monarch -- ...
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  Story 3733 -   Wednesday April 14, 2021
Japan to start releasing treated Fukushima water into sea in 2 years
TOKYO, Japan - Japan will start releasing more than 1 million metric tons of treated radioactive water from its destroyed Fukushima nuclear plant into the ocean in two years, the government said Tuesday -- a plan that faces opposition at home and has raised "grave concern" in neighbouring countries. The decision to release the wastewater comes more than a decade after the nuclear disaster at the Fukushima Daiichi plant in 2011, having been rep ...
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  Story 3732 -   Wednesday April 14, 2021
A shooter is on the run in Paris after killing one and injuring another outside a hospital
PARIS, French - One person was killed and one critically injured in a targeted shooting outside a Paris hospital on Monday, the city prosecutor's office told CNN. The attacker fled the scene outside the Henry Dunant Hospital, in the 16th arrondissement of the French capital, using a two-wheeled vehicle. The prosecutor's office said that initial investigations suggest the deceased, a 33-year-old man, was "intentionally targeted by the gunman ...
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  Story 3731 -   Wednesday April 14, 2021
The United Arab Emirates has announced its first female astronaut
A woman has made history in the United Arab Emirates as the country's first female astronaut. Noura Al-Matrooshi is one of two new astronauts in the UAE's Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre astronaut program, UAE vice president and Prime Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum announced on Twitter.