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Facebook's Zuckerberg admits mistakes - but no apology

NEW YORK -- Breaking five days of silence, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg admitted mistakes and outlined steps to protect user data in light of a privacy scandal involving a Trump-connected data-mining firm.

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World's last male northern white rhino, Sudan, dies

NAIROBI, Kenya -- The world's last male northern white rhino, Sudan, has died after "age-related complications," researchers announced Tuesday, saying he "stole the heart of many with his dignity and strength."

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Trump calls for death penalty to 'get tough' on drug pushers

MANCHESTER, N.H. -- Embracing the tough penalties favored by global strongmen, President Donald Trump on Monday brandished the death penalty as a fitting punishment for drug traffickers fueling the opioid epidemic.

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Another explosion injures 2 in Texas capital; cause unclear

AUSTIN, Texas -- Two people were injured in another explosion in Texas' capital, and police weren't saying if it was caused by a package bomb like the three that detonated earlier this month elsewhere in the city.

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Putin claims crushing victory in Russian presidential vote

MOSCOW -- Vladimir Putin rolled to a crushing re-election victory Sunday for six more years as Russia's president, and he told cheering supporters in a triumphant but brief speech that "we are bound for success."

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4 dead, 6 injured as fire hits Manila Pavilion

MANILA (Updated) -- At least four persons were confirmed dead and six others injured as the fire continues to raze the Manila Pavilion Hotel in Ermita, Manila, a government official said on March 18, Sunday.

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Boracay to form chain of lights, appeal vs planned shutdown

RESIDENTS, hotels, restaurants and other establishments on Boracay Island will turn off their lights Saturday evening, March 17, and form a chain of lights along the beach to show the government how the resort island would look if closed.

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Xi reappointed as China's president with no term limits

BEIJING -- Xi Jinping was reappointed Saturday as China's president with no limit on the number of terms he can serve.

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