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June 14, 2019 - 10:34 am
(HONG KONG) -- The streets of Hong Kong were calm and quiet Friday after days of protests over the government's controversial proposal to change an extradition law that would allow individuals to be sent to mainland China for trial. A largely peaceful march, which organizers said drew over a...
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June 14, 2019 - 7:17 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 - 6:01 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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June 14, 2019 - 5:02 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 - 5:02 am
(PARIS) -- French President Emmanuel Macron says he will send the U.S. a new friendship tree after the first one one was reported dead earlier this week. The original tree, planted as a symbol of solidarity between the two countries, was reported dead on Monday. Macron announced that he would send...
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June 14, 2019 - 3:30 am
(AUCKLAND, New Zealand) -- Veterinarians in New Zealand are working to save the critically endangered kakapo parrot species, which is at risk of being wiped out due to a fungal infection spreading among the birds. Less than 150 birds are left, according to the New Zealand Department of Conservation...
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June 14, 2019 - 3:02 am
(NEW YORK) -- If the hustle of city life is taking its toll, you could turn to the luck of the Irish. A small island community off the northwest coast of the Emerald Isle is making a push to attract more residents, using their newly revamped internet service as a selling point. Arranmore Island's...
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June 13, 2019 - 7:08 pm
(PARIS) -- The Notre Dame Cathedral is opening its doors to worshipers on Saturday, marking the first time since a devastating fire tore through its halls in April. The Archdiocese of Paris announced that a mass will be held “on a very small scale” on Saturday with a “restricted” number of people...
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June 13, 2019 - 2:36 pm
(PARIS) -- An anesthetist in France is accused by police of poisoning 24 patients, killing nine, allegedly in an effort to ruin the reputation of his colleagues because of personal conflicts he had with them, according to authorities. On Wednesday, the French court of appeals confirmed that Dr...
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June 13, 2019 - 12:34 pm
(TEHRAN, Iran) -- Amid renewed high tensions in the Persian Gulf, Iran's Supreme Leader says he has rejected an offer from President Donald Trump to talk, blasting the U.S. as insincere in its offer and untrustworthy. "I do not consider Trump as a person worth exchanging any message with,"...
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