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CP World Report: Newt Gingrich, Atheist, Malaria Day, Northern Lights

Two sources close to Republican Contender Newt Gingrich says he plans on dropping out of the race for the nomination, and formally endorsing Mitt Romney soon afterward. After winning five states in Monday's primaries Romney erased doubts that he would secure the nomination. Then the big question became: will Newt Gingrich drop out. Well it remains to be seen now.

CP World Report: Chuck Colson, Romney, Keystone Pipeline, Saudi Arabia

The U.S. House of Representatives has approved a Republican bill that will allow the Canadian Keystone Pipeline to proceed. The pipeline would transport oil produced from the Alberta oil sands to Port Arthur, Texas. It was previously blocked by President Barack Obama. The new bill is intended to keep alive efforts to overhaul federal transportation programs and continue the flow of highway and transit aid to states.

CP World Report: Santorum, Bubba Watson, Hugo Chavez, Tunisia

Republican candidate Rick Santorum has dropped out of the Presidential race, leaving a clear way for Mitt Romney. Santorum did not endorse Romney nor even mention him, as he made the announcement to his supporters in his home state of Pennsylvania, appearing with his family at his side

CP World Report: Tim Tebow, Egypt, Syria, Burma

For the first time, Egyptian Copts are flew to the Holy Land in large numbers to celebrate Easter. In so doing, they defied a decree issued by the late Pope Shenouda III prohibiting members of the Coptic Church from visiting Jerusalem. The Coptic pope, who died March 17, threatened excommunication for anyone who defied the travel ban that was imposed in the late 1970s in an effort to show solidarity with Palestinians.

CP World Report: Romney, Iranian Pastor, Syria, Afghanistan

As the violence rages in Syria, many Christians are reportedly considering fleeing the country, once considered a safe haven for Christians in the Middle East. Christians there are faced with danger on two fronts: getting caught in the crossfire between government and rebel forces.

CP World Report: Palm Sunday, Aung San Suu Kyi, Iran, North Korea

Christian visitors flocked to Jerusalem Sunday to celebrate Palm Sunday, the first day of Holy Week. Pilgrims joined a procession of about 15,000 Christians that began at the Mount of Olives. They waved palm and olive branches as a reminder of Jesus' entry into Jerusalem the Sunday before his crucifixion.