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January 17, 2019 - 3:09 pm
(LONDON) -- Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, was "involved in a road traffic accident with another vehicle" on Thursday afternoon, a Buckingham Palace spokesperson said. Norfolk Police were called to the scene near the queen's Sandringham Estate, the Norfolk retreat where she and her husband...
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January 17, 2019 - 1:11 pm
(LONDON) -- A science building under construction at the University of Lyon in France caught on fire after three gas cylinders on the roof of the building exploded. Three students were slightly injured, French officials told ABC News. The incident is not being treated as terrorism, French officials...
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January 17, 2019 - 9:37 am
(BERLIN) -- Areas in southern Germany and Austria have been battling heavy snows in the past weeks in a phenomenon so extreme, German media have dubbed it “Schneechaos”, or “snow chaos” in English. Now, Bavarian residents are being asked to leave their homes to avoid more possible disasters. With...
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January 17, 2019 - 5:50 am
(LONDON) -- British Prime Minister Theresa May and her government survived a vote of no-confidence on Wednesday and will remain in power for the time being. However, the future of Brexit is far from certain. The U.K. voted in June 2016 to leave the European Union by a majority of 52 to 48 percent...
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January 17, 2019 - 5:27 am
(WASHINGTON) -- North Korea has still not taken "concrete steps" to dismantle its nuclear weapons program, Vice President Mike Pence said Wednesday, ahead of a reported meeting between North Korea's chief nuclear negotiator and top U.S. officials. The admission was a candid assessment from the...
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January 16, 2019 - 8:12 pm
(HOUSTON) -- The American who was killed in Tuesday's terror attack in Nairobi, Kenya, was a loving son, brother and uncle who had traveled around the globe, helping entrepreneurs in developing countries grow their businesses, according to those who knew him. Jason Spindler, 40, was among more than...
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January 16, 2019 - 4:59 pm
(MOSCOW) -- Two Russian prisoner rights monitors who attempted to visit Paul Whelan, the American arrested as a spy in Russia, said they were only able to see him for a few seconds, but told ABC News that the former U.S. Marine appeared well and in good health. On Tuesday, Eva Merkacheva and...
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January 16, 2019 - 2:12 pm
(LONDON) -- British Prime Minister Theresa May has narrowly survived a no-confidence vote just one day after suffering a historic defeat in Parliament over her Brexit deal. The vote was scheduled by the leader of the opposition Labour Party, Jeremy Corbyn, on Tuesday evening. In the end, May’s...
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January 16, 2019 - 12:50 pm
(LONDON) -- Meghan Markle, who is due to give birth in April, showed all the graciousness of a royal when she expertly responded to a comment about her growing body. “I’ll take it,” Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, said Wednesday with a laugh after a woman, pointing to Meghan's bump, called her a “...
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January 16, 2019 - 10:28 am
(ROME) -- The elephant herds in Gorongosa National Park, in central Mozambique, are survivors. Despite massive poaching operations that decimated more than 90 percent of the elephant population in the park during the Mozambique Civil War 30 years ago, a small number survived, and the population is...
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