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Mississippi Governor Leads Trade Trip to Uzbekistan

Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant is in Uzbekistan this week to try to strengthen connections between the state and the country in central Asia.

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Catastrophic Fire Engulfs Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris

A catastrophic fire engulfed the upper reaches of Paris' soaring Notre Dame Cathedral as it was undergoing renovations Monday, threatening one of the greatest architectural treasures of the Western world as tourists and Parisians looked on aghast from the streets below.

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Global Condemnation, Condolences After Mosque Attack

World leaders expressed condolences and condemnation Friday following the deadly attacks on mosques in New Zealand, while Muslim leaders said the mass shooting was evidence of a rising tide of violent Islamophobia.

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US Pulls Out of Cold War-Era Nuclear Treaty, Blaming Russia

The United States announced Friday that it was pulling out of a landmark nuclear arms control treaty with Russia, accusing Moscow of violating the Cold War-era pact with "impunity" by continuing to develop banned missiles.

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US Warns Russia it is Ready to Abandon Key Nuclear Pact

The United States warned Russia Tuesday it has 60 days to start complying with a landmark nuclear missile treaty or Washington will abandon the pact, raising concern about Europe's future security.

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From Mississippi to Liberia: The Living Legacy of America’s West African Colony

Many say the legacy of freed African-American slaves, some from Mississippi, living and ruling over Liberia for more than 150 years ignited two Liberian civil wars that spanned 14 years off and on, claiming at least 250,000 lives.

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Canada-US Reach Deal to Stay in Trade Pact With Mexico

Canada is back in a revamped North American free trade deal with the United States and Mexico after weeks of bitter, high-pressure negotiations that brushed up against a midnight deadline.

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Moon to Carry Private Message from Kim Jong Un to Trump

A beaming South Korean President Moon Jae-in, freshly returned home Thursday from a whirlwind three-day summit with Kim Jong Un, said the North Korean leader wants the U.S. secretary of state to visit Pyongyang soon for nuclear talks, and also hopes for a quick follow-up to his June summit with President Donald Trump.

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US Again Slashing Number of Refugees It Will Accept

For a second straight year the U.S. will slash the number of refugees it will accept, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said, insisting amid criticism from human rights groups that the country is still committed to providing sanctuary to people fleeing the world's danger zones.

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Trade War Escalates as China Announces Tariffs on US Imports

The U.S.-China trade war escalated further Tuesday, with China announcing retaliatory tax increases on $60 billion worth of U.S. imports, including coffee, honey and industrial chemicals.

From Mississippi to Liberia

Sixteen tribes with their own unique dialects compose the ethnic makeup of most of Liberia, ...

Souvenirs from India: An Original Photo Essay

Photo Intern Melanie Boyd spent three weeks in India May 11-30. These are some of ...

Zoo Brew 2013

The Jackson Zoo held its annual Zoo Brew after hours at the park. There was ...