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Police search for missing boy in California; father arrested

Police search for missing boy in California; father arrestedSOUTH PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Police in Southern California on Sunday finished their search of a park where the passed-out father of a missing 5-year-old boy was found over the weekend and are asking for anyone with information to come forward.

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Awe-inspiring photos of Earth remind us just what's at stake

Awe-inspiring photos of Earth remind us just what's at stakeMillions of people came out this Earth Day to clean up and care for the planet. But space agencies and companies took a different approach, choosing to celebrate our Earth from up above. SpaceX on Saturday shared a breathtaking image captured during the recent launch of its SES-10 communications satellite.  Elon Musk's private spaceflight company made history in late March when it reused a previously flown Falcon 9 booster to launch the satellite over Central and South America. View from the fairing during SES-10 mission. #EarthDay pic.twitter.com/zPYQRQ3BkR — SpaceX (@SpaceX) April 22, 2017 NASA also posted plenty of Earth-centric images taken during previous missions.  SEE ALSO: Google Doodle uses furry animals to deliver an Earth Day message Its "Postcards from Home" collection, first assembled for 2015's Earth Day, includes snapshots from the unmanned Galileo spacecraft, the moon-mapping Clementine mission, and even the Apollo 8 mission in 1968. That mission's iconic "Earthrise" images show our planet peeking out from beyond the Moon's surface as the first crewed spacecraft circumnavigated the Moon. For us here at NASA, Earth Day is every day! With a fleet of spacecraft orbiting our home planet collecting data on everything from the air we breathe to natural disasters that impact our lives, Earth is always in focus. Join us as we celebrate our home with beautiful views from our unique vantage point of space. Image Credit: NASA #nasa #earth #earthday #space #science A post shared by NASA (@nasa) on Apr 22, 2017 at 8:46am PDT Astronauts from the International Space Station (ISS), European Space Agency, and Canadian Space Agency shared their own awe-inspiring views of the giant orb we call home. This #EarthDay watch views of our planet from 250 miles up on the space station in its full 4K glory on YouTube: https://t.co/Q0ZcnmicKk pic.twitter.com/cZYWtSsJMS — Intl. Space Station (@Space_Station) April 22, 2017 One of the best ways to view our planet on #EarthDay is astronaut photography from the space station crew! These recent gems are courtesy of @thom_astro and @astro_kimbrough. Learn how you can #AdoptThePlanet and get your own little slice to watch over: go.nasa.gov/adopt #space #earth #nasa #views #astronaut #photography #spacestation #earthday2017 A post shared by International Space Station (@iss) on Apr 22, 2017 at 2:09pm PDT Today is #EarthDay! Find out how Canadian researchers use space to study the Earth on a global scale: https://t.co/6ACafzEYWA. pic.twitter.com/ZBIqFRgxvU — CanadianSpaceAgency (@csa_asc) April 22, 2017 Picking up trash, planting trees, and marching to defend scientific research all benefit our planet in real, tangible ways. But images like these help us appreciate just what's at stake, even from millions of miles away. WATCH: Neil deGrasse Tyson explains if we can dump our trash on the moon

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Euro jumps 2 percent as Macron-Le Pen set to contest French runoff

The euro jumped to its highest since mid-November in early trading on Sunday, after early projections indicated that centrist Emmanuel Macron and far-right Marine Le Pen had made it to the second round of the French presidential election. Markets had ...

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Western Iraq ambush on military convoy kills 10

An ambush by the Islamic State group killed 10 members of the security forces Sunday in western Iraq, where federal and other forces recently ramped up an anti-jihadist offensive. A local commander said the attackers were disguised as military and too...

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Seven twists in France's rollercoaster election

The first round of France's presidential election came after a rollercoaster campaign with multiple twists and turns. Centrist Emmanuel Macron and far-right Marine Le Pen emerged as the two leading candidates set to contest a May 7 run-off vote, accor...

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Trump heads into tough week with budget, health care battles

Trump heads into tough week with budget, health care battlesWASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is heading into one of the most challenging weeks of his presidency, juggling a renewed health care push and a looming budget deadline. It's all complicated by a potential showdown with Democrats over paying for a border wall.

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Member of security watchdog OSCE killed in Ukraine

(Reuters) - One member of European security watchdog OSCE's monitoring mission in eastern Ukraine was killed and two others were injured after their vehicle drove over a mine near Luhansk. An American man was killed and a German woman was injured on S...

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American OSCE monitor killed in rebel east Ukraine

The Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe said Sunday that one of its US monitors in Ukraine died after a mission patrol vehicle hit a landmine in the Russian-backed separatist east. It marked the first loss for the security body's Spec...

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