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Yahoo News - Latest News & Headlines

Christchurch brings global white supremacist threat into sharp relief
The setting alone was shocking: a pastoral, oceanside city in New Zealand, the country ranked the planet’s second-most peaceful, after Iceland. When a white-supremacist terrorist opened fire in two Christchurch mosques on March 15, taking 50 lives including those of a 3-year-old child and 78-year-old man, the brutal display of racial hatred – live-streamed on social media – jolted the world. The perpetrator of the deadliest terrorist attack in New Zealand history carefully calculated his actions for maximum impact on a global audience.

Trump-Netanyahu: True bromance, or marriage of convenience?
As president, Donald Trump has had his share of bromances with world leaders – certainly more than his predecessor, the cool Barack Obama, ever did. There was the short-lived fling with French President Emmanuel Macron, an early dalliance with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe that failed to launch, and a cozying up to strongman leaders – from Russia’s Vladimir Putin and Turkey’s Recep Tayyip Erdoğan to Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines – that remain a feature of Mr. Trump’s presidency.

In the growing gospel of ‘workism,’ is all work holy?
Jake Hammel kinda gets why a bunch of Hollywood celebrities and Manhattan muckety-mucks might try to spend their considerable dime trying to finagle their kids into a big-name college. “You know, wherever you’re at financially, you can just kind of scale it down and think, well, if I had a percentage of my salary that I could try to buy my kids’ way through something, would I do it?” says Mr. Hammel, a sheet metal worker in Carlyle, Illinois, a rural town in the southern part of the state.

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Have we found this year's Cinderella yet?
The second full day of the NCAA tournament provided a bunch of upsets, but it's hard to know which team will make an extended run.

Report: Doc Rivers was advised against joining Lakers because LeBron James doesn't want to be coached
Doc Rivers shot down rumors of defecting to the Lakers and said he agreed to a contract extension with the Clippers. Rivers focused on why he likes coaching the Clippers. There are people in southern California right in that environment telling Doc, “You don't want do this.” And one of those reasons is simply LeBron James.

Still unsigned, C.J. Anderson feels disrespected
When Rams running back Todd Gurley got hurt late last season, C.J. Anderson came in off the street, and the Rams' offense didn't miss a beat with Anderson replacing Gurley. Anderson was asked by a fan on Twitter where he's going to sign, and he said he doesn't know. “The disrespect is real,” Anderson wrote.

Yahoo News - Latest News & Headlines
Yahoo News - Latest News & Headlines

India's watchmen question whether Modi embrace will improve their lot
Watchmen like him are so ubiquitous in India, guarding everything from offices to homes and stores to factories, that their presence goes almost unnoticed. You guard homes and I guard the nation," Modi said in an audio speech addressed to watchmen on Wednesday. "The watchman has become a symbol of the country’s nationalism,” he said, equating everyone from teachers and doctors to watchmen guarding the country in their own way.

China factory blast death toll jumps to 64, man rescued after 40 hours
The death toll in a chemical plant explosion in China rose to 64 Saturday but rescuers found a survivor among more than two dozen still missing in the debris of one of the country's worst industrial accidents in recent years. Thursday's explosion in the eastern city of Yancheng injured hundreds and flattened an industrial park. The local fire brigade pulled a man in his 40s from the rubble of the destroyed chemical plant around dawn on Saturday, according to a statement on the city government's official Weibo account.

Twin cyclones batter Australia
A "very destructive" category 4 cyclone slammed into Australia's remote northern coast on Saturday, while a second, equally powerful storm bore down on the country's west. Cyclone Trevor, pushing a big storm tide and packing winds of up to 250 kilometres per hour (150 mph), made landfall on the sparsely populated Northern Territory coast near the Gulf of Carpentaria town of Port McArthur, the Bureau of Meteorology reported. The storm was downgraded to a category 3 shortly after making landfall, and was expected to weaken further as it travelled inland, though officials warned of heavy rains and flooding.

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Yahoo News - Latest News & Headlines

U.S. announces first new North Korea sanctions since failed summit
The U.S. Treasury Department also issued an updated advisory that listed 67 vessels that it said had engaged in illicit transfers of refined petroleum with North Korean tankers or were believed to have exported North Korean coal. The department identified the newly sanctioned firms as Dalian Haibo International Freight Co Ltd and Liaoning Danxing International Forwarding Co Ltd, both based in China. The move prohibits U.S. dealings with the designated companies and freezes any assets they have in the United States.

Who was Renty? The story of the slave whose racist photos have triggered a lawsuit against Harvard
The photos of Renty and his daughter Delia, taken in nude in 1850 against their will for a Harvard University professor, are now the subject of a lawsuit that Tamara Lanier has filed this week.

The Latest: Ethiopian airline defends pilots' training
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The Latest on the Ethiopian plane crash (all times local):

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