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    Three crew members are dead after a Boeing 767 Amazon cargo jet crashed Saturday into a bay on its approach to land in Houston. Support for delaying Brexit is growing in the British Parliament. President Trump on Friday nominated U.S. ambassador to Canada Kelly Craft, a Kentucky Republican donor, to be United Nations ambassador. And Nigerian election officials are counting ballots from Saturday’s election, in which President Muhammadu Buhari faced 72 challengers.

    In the week ahead: Cubans will vote on a new constitution today in a poll seen as a referendum on socialism. And U.S. President Trump and North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un will meet Wednesday and Thursday in Vietnam’s capital to negotiate the peninsula’s possible nuclear disarmament. And on Friday, Rio de Janeiro’s Carnival celebration begins.

    #OZYfact: Only 11,942 applicants passed the entrance exam for the Indian Institutes of Technology last year — out of 1.2 million candidates. Read more on OZY.

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