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Holocaust Survivors Gather In Washington For Remembrance Ceremony

Survivors of the Holocaust gathered with government dignitaries in Washington to remember the World War II era tragedy. A ceremony was held at the Capitol for Holocaust Remembrance Days.

Queen Elizabeth II visits Ireland

Queen Elizabeth II arrived in Ireland today the first British Monarch to visit the country in more than 100 years. The Queen arrived just hours after police discovered a bomb on a bus outside Dublin.

Missing journalist in Syria

A journalist goes missing in Syria. Dorothy Parvas of Al Jazeera English went to cover the protests in Syria on April 29th--she hasn't been seen since. Her friends and family say they haven't heard anything from her in weeks.

Space Shuttle Endeavor wakes up

The crew of Space Shuttle Endeavor are already getting their day started. Mission Controllers played "Beautiful Day" by U2 to rouse the crew. Commander Mark Kelly's family requested the song.

England, Israel, Sweden, Australia, Mexico, Norway

AROUND THE WORLD (FOX44) – England, a bomb threat shuts down areas surrounding London’s Buckingham Palace. Large parts of Central London have been sealed off following a bomb threat by an Irish militant group.

On This Day In History, Shuttle Endeavour Landed After Maiden Voyage

1866 – The U.S. Congress authorized the first 5-cent piece to be minted. 1888 - The first demonstration of recording on a flat disc was demonstrated by Emile Berliner.

The Donald Pulling Out Of Presidential Run

Donald Trump reality TV star, business mogul, and billionaire, however he will not be adding "Commander In Chief" to his resume.

Dominique Strass-Kawn Will Remain In Jail In Sexual Assault Case

Dominique Strauss-Kahn, head of the International Monetary Fund, will remain in jail until his next court appearance. That's the word from a New York courtroom today.

Shuttle Endeavour Launches For The Last Time

A bittersweet morning at Florida's Kennedy Space Center as NASA launches space shuttle Endeavour for the last time.

Libya, China, Brazil, Croatia, Argentina

AROUND THE WORLD (FOX44) – Libya, in Brega of a crater caused by a Nato blast that killed over a dozen civilians today. Broadcasters say at least 16-people were killed and up to 40-people were injured.