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June 16, 2019 - 9:23 pm
(HONG KONG) -- Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam acquiesced, at least in part, to massive protests in the city this week as she announced Saturday the controversial extradition bill will be suspended indefinitely. "The original urgency to pass the bill in this legislative year is perhaps no...
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June 16, 2019 - 1:21 pm
(PARIS) -- As the national anthem played before the U.S. women's national team took on Thailand in the FIFA Women's World Cup last week, the team stood in a row on the field. A camera panned down the line of players during the broadcast, showing each with her hand over her heart, mouthing along to...
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June 15, 2019 - 9:27 pm
(TEHRAN, Iran) -- Iran attempted to shoot down a U.S. drone that was surveilling the attack on one of two tankers hit in the Gulf of Oman on Thursday morning, U.S. Central Command said. The attempt missed the MQ-9 Reaper by "approximately 1 kilometer." The Japanese-owned Kokuka Courageous, along...
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June 15, 2019 - 8:50 pm
(PARIS) -- Notre Dame Cathedral held mass on Saturday, its first since a devastating fire tore through the building two months ago on April 15. Only a small group of about 30 people attended the mass, including the church’s clergy, worshipers, media and construction workers. The mass was also...
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June 14, 2019 - 7:26 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- The U.S. is looking to build an "international consensus" around Thursday's tanker attacks in the Gulf of Oman that the U.S. has blamed squarely on Iran. Meanwhile, in the aftermath of the attack, Iranian small boats have prevented salvage tugs from moving one of the damaged ships...
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June 14, 2019 - 5:47 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- A federal court on Friday knocked down the Trump administration’s policy that allowed officials to deny abortion access to pregnant migrant teenagers in government custody. A judge had already issued a preliminary injunction on the policy. Friday’s ruling by the U.S. Court of...
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June 14, 2019 - 2:48 pm
(MOSCOW) -- A Russian scientific institute says it has found an almost perfectly preserved head of a 32,000 year-old wolf has been found frozen in the ground in Siberia, so complete that it is still covered with fur and its brain is intact. Scientists from the Republic of Sakha’s Academy of...
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June 14, 2019 - 8:22 am
(CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand) -- The Australian man accused of killing 51 people at two mosques in New Zealand earlier this year has pleaded not guilty to all charges. Brenton Tarrant, 28, appeared via video link from a maximum security prison for Friday's hearing at the Christchurch High Court in...
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June 14, 2019 - 8:17 am
(LONDON) -- Prince Harry and Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, have a new set of hands to help with their newborn son, Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor. The royal couple has hired a British-born, female nanny, according to ABC News royal contributor Omid Scobie. Meghan gave birth to Archie, her...
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June 14, 2019 - 7:01 am
(NEW YORK) -- The ongoing political crisis in Sudan is getting some extra support in the form of expressions of solidarity on social media. In an effort to raise awareness about the violent clashes in the African country, a number of Instagram and Twitter users have either turned the circle where...
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