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March 23rd, 2017: Today's world news headlines

 • Terrorism Strikes at the Gates of UK Parliament
• Jesus’ Tomb Reopened in Jerusalem Following 9-Month Restoration
• New Ebola Vaccine Tested by Doctors in Liberia
• US Secretary of State Envisages Zones of Stability in ISIS War
• Russian Flight Attendants Sue Aeroflot for Beauty Discrimination

 

On This Day in 1490 the first edition of Maimondides’ Mishna Torah was published. In 1743 Handel premiered his famous oratorio, Messiah, in London. In 1839 the first ever recorded use of the word “OK” was published in Boston’s Morning Post. In 1919 Mussolini founded the Fascist political movement in Milan. In 1933 the German Reichstag granted Adolf Hitler dictatorial powers. In 2010 President Obama signed the controversial Affordable Care Act. And in 1952 new US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was born.

Deadly Terrorism Strikes at the Gates of UK Parliament
So far 4 people are reported dead after a 4X4 driver drove onto the sidewalk of Westminster Bridge before stabbing a police officer yesterday (March 22nd). ISIS have claimed responsibility.

Jesus’ Tomb Is Reopened in Jerusalem Following 9-Month Restoration
What many Christians and historians believe to be the site of Jesus of Nazareth’s burial has been reopened to the public following months of restorative work.
New Ebola Vaccine Tested by Doctors in Liberia
Three years after its outbreak, doctors are still trying to work out how the Ebola virus was transmitted to humans. So far more than 10,000 people have been killed. Now doctors are working on a vaccine with survivors.
 
US Secretary of State Envisages “Zones of Stability” in ISIS War
In order to help refugees return home after future skirmishes and battles with ISIS, Rex Tillerson proposes that the USA will establish “interim zones of stability.”
Russian Flight Attendants Sue Aeroflot for Beauty Discrimination
Flight attendants for Russian airline Aeroflot were moved to act in response to disparaging attitudes from superiors relating to their un-idealistic appearance.
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