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    Company won't operate duck boats in 2019 after fatal sinking

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (March 21, 2019) — The company that owns a duck boat that sank on a Missouri lake last summer, killing 17 people, announced Thursday that it won't operate the vessels this year because of the ongoing investigation and will instead open a replacement attraction in the tourist town of Branson.

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    Trump to order colleges to back free speech or lose funding

    WASHINGTON (March 21, 2019) - President Donald Trump is expected to order U.S. colleges to protect free speech on their campuses or risk losing federal funding.

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    Pompeo heads to Lebanon, where Hezbollah is at peak strength

    BEIRUT (March 21, 2019) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo hopes to use his first visit to Lebanon this week to step up pressure on Iran and its local ally, Hezbollah. But he could face resistance even from America's local allies, who fear that pushing too hard could spark a backlash and endanger the tiny country's fragile peace.

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    New Zealand decides guns are to blame for Muslim attack

    CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (March 21, 2019) — New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern on Thursday announced a ban of "military-style" semi-automatic firearms and high-capacity magazines like those used in the shootings at Christchurch mosques last week.

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    Trump says IS territory in Syria nearly eliminated

    WASHINGTON (March 20, 2019) — President Donald Trump said Wednesday the last pocket of the Islamic State’s land in Syria will be liberated by U.S.-backed forces “by tonight.”

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    Cleanup underway after fire at Texas petrochemicals facility

    HOUSTON (March 20, 2019) — Crews on Wednesday extinguished a fire that had burned for days at a Houston-area petrochemicals storage facility and led to concerns about air quality among some residents and environmental groups despite reassurances from officials that testing shows nothing amiss.

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    European, Canadian regulators to do own review of Boeing jet

    VANCOUVER, British Columbia (March 20, 2019) -- Boeing’s grounded airliners are likely to be parked longer now that European and Canadian regulators plan to conduct their own reviews of changes the company is making after two of the jets crashed.

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    Flooded Iowa communities surviving with trucked-in water

    DES MOINES, Iowa (March 20, 2019) — As some communities along the Missouri River start to shift their focus to flood recovery after a late-winter storm, residents in two Iowa cities are stuck in crisis mode after their treatment plants shut down and left them in need of fresh water.

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