Thứ bảy, 12 07th

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European Union regulators have hit Google with a 1.49 billion euro ($1.68 billion) fine for abusing its dominant role in online advertising.

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European Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager speaks during a media conference at EU headquarters in Brussels, Wednesday, March 20, 2019.

Đại lộ Champs-Elysées của Paris lại trải qua một ngày bạo lực hôm thứ Bảy 16/03/2019, nhưng với cường độ chưa từng thấy kể từ khi phong trào Áo Vàng xuống đường chống chính sách xã hội và thuế vụ của tổng thống Emmanuel Macron.Nhiều cửa hàng thời trang, quán ăn sang trọng bị cướp bóc, cơ sở ngân hàng bị đốt phá, cảnh sát bị ném đá trong ngày hành động thứ 18 của Gilets Jaunes.

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Các rào chắn trên đại lộ Champs-Elysées bị đốt cháy hôm thứ Bảy 16/03/2019 - REUTERS/Philippe Wojazer

The victims

Forty-nine people were killed Friday in shootings at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, that Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern called "an extraordinary act of violence." 

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Flowers and signs are seen at a memorial as tributes to victims of the mosque attacks near Linwood mosque in Christchurch, New Zealand, March 16, 2019.

The U.S. State Department is painting a grim picture of violations and abuses in countries that already have dismal records in its "Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for 2018."

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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks during the release of the 2018 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices at the Department of State in Washington, March 13, 2019.

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and first lady Melania Trump have presented the State Department's International Women of Courage Awards, lauding women from Burma, Djibouti, Sri Lanka, and Peru among other nations.

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US first lady Melania Trump and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo pose with award recipients during the International Women of Courage (IWOC) celebration at the State Department in Washington, U.S., March 7, 2019.

The Vatican said Saturday that Pope Francis has defrocked disgraced former U.S. cardinal Theodore McCarrick.

In July of last year, Francis accepted McCarrick's resignation from the College of Cardinals following allegations he had sexually abused minor and adult seminarians over a period of decades. 

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FILE - Cardinal Theodore McCarrick prays during the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops' annual fall assembly in Baltimore, Nov. 14, 2011.

Thousands of Taiwanese, taking a page from France’s yellow vest movement, protested Thursday for the third time in a week to demand lower taxes and the fair handling of tax disputes.

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A protester shouts slogans demanding tax reform outside the Ministry of Finance in Taipei, Taiwan, Dec. 27, 2018. A large group of activists has launched anti-government protests to demand tax reform, inspired by the demonstrations in Paris that began last month.

A federal judge on Monday ordered North Korea to pay more than $500 million in a wrongful death suit filed by the parents of Otto Warmbier, an American college student who died shortly after being released from that country.

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FILE - Fred Warmbier, right, and Cindy Warmbier, parents of Otto Warmbier, an American who died last year, days after his release from captivity in North Korea, wait for a meeting Thursday, May 3, 2018, at the United Nations headquarters.

After meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping at the G-20 meeting earlier this month, U.S. President Donald Trump praised China for considering imposing the death penalty on illicit producers of fentanyl – an opioid up to 100 times more potent than morphine with a lethal dose of just two milligrams in most people.

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FILE - A bag of fentanyl seized in a drug raid is displayed at the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration Special Testing and Research Laboratory in Sterling, Virginia, Aug. 9, 2016. High demand by U.S. drug users has made China a major exporter of the deadly synthetic substance.

The U.S. Space Agency NASA says that its latest Mars probe has successfully touched down on the Red Planet with a unique mission to explore Mars' interior.

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Engineers Kris Bruvold, left, and Sandy Krasner celebrate as the InSight lander touches down on Mars in the mission support area of the space flight operation facility at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calif., Nov. 26, 2018.

U.S. President Donald Trump threatened Thursday to shut down the U.S.-Mexican border, disrupting a $1.68 billion-a-day trading relationship, if his government cannot control the flow of undocumented migrants seeking to cross into the United States from Latin America.

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U.S. President Donald Trump takes questions from the media after speaking via teleconference with troops from Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Beach, Florida, Nov. 22, 2018.