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Three climbers die on Everest, one missing

Three climbers died on Everest over the weekend and another is missing, officials confirmed Monday, in one of the deadliest episodes on the peak since an avalanche swept through base camp killing 18 two years ago.

University students walk out of Pence speech

Dozens of students at Indiana’s Notre Dame University protested White House policies on Sunday by walking out of a commencement speech by Vice President Mike Pence, who criticized political correctness at American colleges.

Spain’s divided Socialists choose new leader

Spain’s bitterly divided Socialist party voted Sunday to choose a new leader, in a poll that may determine if conservative Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy’s minority government will last.

Pope says to create five new cardinals

Pope Francis said Sunday he plans to create five new cardinals from five different countries at a special ceremony next month, all of them under the age of 80.

UK Conservatives lose ground after manifesto launches

British Prime Minister Theresa May’s Conservatives have lost some of their substantial lead over the opposition Labour party, opinion polls showed Sunday after both sides published their manifestos for the June 8 election.