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Ruling opens the door for Parliament to resume duties Wednesday

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Sixty-six countries have promised to make their climate goals more ambitious

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Global Climate Strike events range from small gatherings of activists to massive marches rivaling antiwar demonstrations in 2003

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Rescue teams still trying to reach communities isolated by floodwaters

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Practically parking over the Bahamas for a day and a half, Hurricane Dorian pounded away at the islands Tuesday in a watery onslaught that devastated thousands of homes, trapped people in attics and crippled hospitals

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Rochester Cathedral, 30 miles southeast of London 

The course features nine holes designed like bridges and is intended to teach young people about engineering and also has spiritual overtones.

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Both Apple and Google are rolling out dozens of new emojis that, as usual, included cute crittters, but also ones that expand the boundaries of inclusion. (Apple via AP) 

 Apple and Google are rolling out dozens of new emojis that include cute critters, of course, but also expand the number of images of human diversity.

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Ryan Cooper stands next to a photo of Otto Frank, the father of the famed Holocaust victim and diarist Anne Frank (AP Photo/Philip Marcelo) 

Letters show fuller picture of Otto Frank, who worked to keep daughter’s legacy alive

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Members of the Congress of South Africa Trade Unions (COSATU) attend a May Day rally. (AP Photo/Patrick Chauvel) 

Higher salaries, better working conditions, maternity leave, minimum wage and an end to discrimination against temporary or foreign workers: These were among the concerns as hundreds of thousands of union members and labor activists rallied around the world to mark May Day.

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South Africa's Caster Semenya (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File) 

The sports world's highest court ruled Wednesday that Olympic champion Caster Semenya and other female runners like her with unusually high testosterone must take medication to reduce their levels of the male sex hormone if they want to compete in certain events.

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