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In this image from video, emergency services attend the scene after a tour bus crashed at Canico, on Portugal's Madeira Island, Wednesday, April 17, 2019. Some 28 people are reported to have died in the crash, most of them German tourists, local mayor Filipe Sousa told TV news. (TVI via AP)

Portugal officials seek to identify 29 dead in bus crash

- Associated Press

Authorities on Portugal’s Madeira Island were working Thursday to identify the victims of a tour bus crash that killed 29 people and injured 28 others, many of them German tourists who were onboard.

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People stand under the portraits of 43 college students who went missing in 2014 in an apparent massacre, by Chinese concept artist and government critic Ai Weiwei at the Contemporary Art University Museum (MUAC ) in Mexico City, Mexico, Saturday, April 13, 2019. Each portrait in the work of art titled "Reestablish Memories" is made out of lego blocks. (AP Photo/Claudio Cruz)

Ai Weiwei remembers disappearance of 43 Mexican students

- Associated Press

Chinese artist Ai Weiwei's interest in studying human rights around the world led to his meeting with relatives of the 43 college students who disappeared in southern Mexico in 2014. That encounter led, in turn, to his new exhibit in Mexico's capital.

Top 20 Global Concert Tours from Pollstar

- Associated Press

The Top 20 Global Concert Tours ranks artists by average box office gross per city and includes the average ticket price for shows Worldwide. The list is based on data provided to the trade publication Pollstar by concert promoters and venue managers. Week of April 17, 2019:

Pura Castell walks to a government-run butcher shop to buy chicken, after failing to find chicken the previous day in Bauta, Cuba, Friday, April 12, 2019. A neighbor informed her that chicken had arrived at the government store that distributes almost free monthly food rations. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)

Shortages hit Cuba, raising fears of new economic crisis

- Associated Press

Just after 8 a.m., Pura Castell got in line behind about 100 other people waiting for a chance to buy frozen chicken legs. For two hours she leaned on her cane watching people leave the state-run market with their 5-pound limit.

Co-founder of Extinction Rebellion Dr Gail Bradbrook poses for the media on Waterloo Bridge, in London, Thursday, April 18, 2019, as she says protests will escalate if its demands are not met. Climate change protesters glued themselves to a train and blocked major London intersections Wednesday, on the third day of a civil disobedience campaign. Three demonstrators were arrested after stopping Docklands Light Railway services at Canary Wharf station. Several others glued themselves together outside the house of opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn. (Lewis Pennock/PA via AP)

London climate-change protesters to disrupt Heathrow Airport

Associated Press

Environmental protesters who have blocked London roads and bridges for more than three days said Thursday they plan to take their civil disobedience campaign to Heathrow, Europe's busiest airport, at the start of the Easter holiday weekend.

A lion is seen in its cage at a zoo in Tirana, Thursday, April 18, 2019. An international animal welfare charity was locked in a spat Thursday with the Albanian government over three lions destined for a sanctuary in the Netherlands. (AP Photo/Hektor Pustina)

Animal welfare group and Albania quarrel over 3 lions' fate

- Associated Press

An international animal welfare group was locked in a dispute with the Albanian government Thursday over three lions that were removed from a private zoo but not been taken to their new home in the Netherlands.

In this photo taken on Wednesday, April 17, 2019, Britain's Houses of Parliament, covered in hoarding and scaffolding as it undergoes restoration work to repair the crumbling building, in London. For some Britons who watched Notre Dame in Paris burn, horror was mixed with apprehension. What happened to the French landmark this week could befall the Houses of Parliament tomorrow. The seat of Britain's government is crumbling, leaky, infested with rodents, and a fire trap. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)

Notre Dame fire raises fears for UK's crumbling Parliament

- Associated Press

For some Britons who watched Notre Dame burn so fiercely in Paris, the horror was mixed with apprehension. What happened to the French landmark this week could easily befall the Houses of Parliament in London.

Employees of Jet Airways gather to demand clarification on unpaid salaries at the company headquarters in Mumbai, India Thursday, April 18, 2019. Jet Airways, once India's largest airline, announced on Wednesday that it is suspending all operations after failing to raise enough money to run its services. (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool)

Jet Airways' lenders hope bidding process can save airline

- Associated Press

Creditors of India's beleaguered Jet Airways said they were "reasonably hopeful" that a bidding process with potential investors for a controlling stake in the airline would save the company, while airline employees rallied in New Delhi and Mumbai for a government rescue.