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June 20, 2018 - 5:19 pm
(NEW YORK) -- Record high numbers of men, women and children were driven from their homes across the world last year due to war, violence and persecution, according to a new report by the United Nations' refugee agency. The UNHCR's annual "Global Trends" study found that a staggering 68.5 million...
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June 20, 2018 - 5:14 pm
(NEW YORK) -- In response to mounting criticism of the policy of separating migrant children from their families, President Donald Trump signed an executive order Wednesday that he said is about "keeping families together" and "ensuring we have a powerful, very strong border." "I think the word '...
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June 20, 2018 - 3:48 pm
(MOSCOW) -- Fans partying at the World Cup in Moscow are downing so much beer that they are nearly drinking parts of the city dry, with some bars saying they get close to running out each night. For almost a week, tens of thousands of foreign and local fans have been turning the heart of Moscow...
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June 20, 2018 - 1:49 pm
(BEIJING) -- In their third meeting in less than three months, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and Chinese President Xi Jinping reportedly hailed their close and growing ties, while Xi urged the United States and North Korea to build on the momentum from their Singapore summit. “No matter how the...
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June 20, 2018 - 12:13 pm
(TORONTO) -- Canadian lawmakers approved landmark legislation on Tuesday to fully legalize marijuana. The move will make Canada the second country in the world to legalize cannabis for both medical and recreational purposes nationwide. Uruguay was the first to fully legalize the drug. Bill C-45,...
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June 19, 2018 - 7:29 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- The Trump administration is expecting North Korea to return up to 200 sets of remains believed to be American service members who died during the Korean War, three U.S. officials confirmed. Planning is underway to receive the remains from North Korea in the coming days, but an...
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June 19, 2018 - 6:44 pm
(NEW YORK) -- Bilbao, one of the culinary capitals of the world, hosted the prestigious World's 50 Best Restaurants 2018 unveiling on Tuesday, and American gastronomy was well represented although the U.S. lost the top spot as Eleven Madison Park dropped to fourth place. For the second time, the...
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June 19, 2018 - 9:49 am
(SEOUL, South Korea) -- South Korea Tuesday confirmed the Pentagon's announcement of the suspension of a major joint military exercise in August and called for North Korea to reciprocate. The U.S. Department of Defense and the South Korean defense ministry said the annual Freedom Guardian exercise...
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June 19, 2018 - 9:33 am
(BEIJING) -- China’s Commerce Ministry on Tuesday criticized President Trump’s latest threat of tariffs, calling it an “act of extreme pressure and blackmail.” Trump on Monday threatened to impose additional tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods following an announcement last week that he...
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June 19, 2018 - 6:58 am
(NEW YORK) -- North Korean leader Kim Jong Un arrived in Beijing Tuesday morning for his third visit to China in less than three months -- just one week after his historic summit with President Donald Trump in Singapore. Kim will likely meet with Chinese President Xi Jinping and debrief him on the...
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