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November 17, 2019 - 11:53 am
(HONG KONG) -- Protests in Hong Kong have intensified with live bullets and explosions as police seek to end the standoff at Polytechnic University. The police have surrounded the university in what is the one of the largest and most sustained battles in a protest movement that is now in it's sixth...
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November 17, 2019 - 7:44 am
(LONDON) -- Prince Andrew, the third child of Queen Elizabeth, in a high-stakes interview with the British Broadcasting Corp. categorically denied allegations he had sex on multiple occasions with an American teenager who's claimed she was trafficked to the prince at the direction of Jeffrey...
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November 16, 2019 - 4:06 pm
(PARIS) -- French police fired water cannons and tear gas in Paris on Saturday to drive back protesters marking the first anniversary of the anti-government yellow vest demonstrations. Demonstrators, many clad in black and hiding their faces, vandalized an HSBC bank at the Place d'Italie. They set...
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November 16, 2019 - 12:57 pm
(NEW YORK) -- Kim Eunju escaped North Korea in 2005, disillusioned with the communist regime. She still vividly remembers that night when uniformed officers raided her home in Chongjin, Hamgyeongbuk-do, searching for petroleum that she had been smuggling from China to sell in the local market. It...
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November 15, 2019 - 5:49 am
(WASHINGTON) -- After a campaign ad for Former Vice President Joe Biden implied Kim Jong Un was a "tyrant," North Korean state media responded on Thursday by blasting the 2020 Democratic candidate. The commentary called Biden a "rabid dog" and advocated that rabid dogs "can hurt lots of people" and...
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November 15, 2019 - 5:45 am
(ROME) -- Italy's government declared a state of emergency on Thursday after floodwaters ravaged Venice, causing inestimable damage to the centuries-old city. Twenty million euros (approximately $22 million, U.S.) is being set aside in response, reported Italian press agency ANSA. Venice saw its...
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November 15, 2019 - 4:20 am
(LONDON) -- Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, had a chance to thank Hillary Clinton for the supportive comments she's made about her recently. The duchess and the 2016 Democratic presidential candidate had a private meeting Tuesday at Frogmore Cottage, Meghan and Prince Harry's home in Windsor,...
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November 14, 2019 - 11:00 am
(MELBOURNE, Australia) -- The first koala to be born at Australia’s Melbourne Zoo in more than eight years has just started to peek out from its mother's pouch -- and the footage captured by zookeepers is every bit as adorable as you’d expect. In video released by the wildlife park, the as-yet-...
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November 14, 2019 - 9:12 am
(PARIS) -- The debate over the reconstruction of the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris continues. Since the April fire that burnt down the roof of Paris' most beloved cathedral, causing the collapse of the 800 year-old spire, debates on its reconstruction have opposed France's conservatives and...
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FILE - In this July 17, 2014. file photo, people walk amongst the debris at the crash site of MH17 passenger plane near the village of Grabovo, Ukraine, that left 298 people killed. An international team of investigators piecing together a criminal case in the July 2014 shooting down Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over eastern Ukraine said Thursday Nov. 14, 2019, that evidence suggests links between Russia and rebels in the region were closer than previously believed.(AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky, File)
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November 14, 2019 - 7:45 am
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — An international team of investigators piecing together a criminal case in the July 2014 shooting down of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over eastern Ukraine said Thursday that evidence suggests links between Russia and separatists in the region were closer than...
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