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World Holocaust Forum: Pence, Netanyahu, and other world leaders speak

The leaders who addressed the World Holocaust Forum in Jerusalem were united in condemning the murder of 6 million Jews by the Nazis and their collaborators during World War II, and in vowing to learn from the past. But their diverging views of what that entails reveal a world at odds about the legacy of the genocide, 75 years after the liberation of the Auschwitz death camp.

Isabel dos Santos, Africa’s richest woman: 5 things to know

Isabel dos Santos, Africa’s richest woman worth a reported $2 billion, is under increasing scrutiny over a series of murky deals that have affected her businesses and sparked a corruption investigation into her financial dealings in Angola. 

American firefighters killed in C-130 crash battling Australian wildfires were from California-based crew

The three American firefighters who died when their water tanker crashed while battling wildfires in Australia Thursday were from a California-based crew, according to a statement from California Gov. Gavin Newsom.  

UK police release graphic bodycam video of man’s ‘savage’ machete attack on officer

Police in England released the graphic bodycam footage of a van driver’s “savage” machete attack on an officer during a routine traffic stop last year after the man was convicted Thursday.

Sea foam floods streets of Spanish town during deadly storm

A powerful winter storm that battered Spain for days caused the streets of a seaside town near Barcelona to be flooded with sea foam. 

World leaders attend anti-Semitism, Holocaust forum in Jerusalem

More than 40 world leaders, including Vice President Mike Pence, French President Emmanuel Macron, Britain’s Prince Charles and Russia’s Vladimir Putin, descended on Jerusalem Thursday to rally against anti-Semitism at the World Holocaust Forum.

Ex-CIA contractor who developed controversial interrogation program testifies at Guantanamo Bay

The psychologist contracted by the Bush administration to create a CIA torture program testified for the first time in a Guantanamo Bay courtroom Tuesday in connection to the death-penalty trial for five men accused of orchestrating the 9/11 terrorist attacks in 2001.

Winter storm in Spain caused surge that ‘ravaged’ major delta area

A powerful winter storm that battered Spain for days, killing at least five people, also spawned devastating flooding in a major delta area.