October 17, 2019 - 5:12 am
(LONDON) -- The United Kingdom and European Union have agreed on a new Brexit deal, Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced Thursday morning. "We’ve got a great new deal that takes back control," he posted on Twitter, "now Parliament should get Brexit done on Saturday so we can move on to other...
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October 16, 2019 - 8:15 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump admonished the president of Turkey in a surreal personal letter sent last week in which he threatened to be "responsible for destroying the Turkish economy" and said his fellow leader should not be "a tough guy" or a "fool." The letter was first reported by...
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October 16, 2019 - 2:31 pm
(BARCELONA, Spain) -- Violent protests have been underway in Catalonia after Spain's Supreme Court sentenced nine Catalan leaders to long prison sentences. Many people in Catalonia have long sought independence from Spain to form a new European nation. The protests broke out into riots on Tuesday...
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October 16, 2019 - 10:53 am
(VATICAN CITY) -- Pope Francis highlighted nutrition inequality on the U.N.'s World Food Day, pointing out that rich countries and poor countries suffer from obesity for different reasons. “It is a cruel, unjust and paradoxical reality that, today, there is food for everyone and yet not everyone...
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October 16, 2019 - 10:35 am
(WASHINGTON) -- Last month tied for the warmest September since temperatures began being recorded in 1880, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. The average global land and ocean surface temperature for September was 1.71 degrees Fahrenheit higher than the average for...
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October 16, 2019 - 8:32 am
(ISLAMABAD) -- Prince William and Kate, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, spent day three of their five-day tour of Pakistan visiting the country’s mountainside to talk about climate change. William and Kate visited Chitral in the Hindu Kush region, a place that William’s late mother Princess...
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October 16, 2019 - 6:44 am
(HONG KONG) -- All eyes were on Hong Kong’s Legislative Council Wednesday morning where the island's embattled leader Carrie Lam was scheduled to deliver her annual policy speech. Outside Hong Kong’s Government complex, armed riot police stood guard though very few protesters could be seen from...
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October 15, 2019 - 7:29 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- American F-15s and Apache helicopters carried out a "show of force" in Syria on Tuesday after Turkish-backed militia fighters "came very close" to a U.S. base, according to a U.S. official. The incident underscores the complex battlefield in Syria as 1,000 American troops are...
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October 15, 2019 - 5:44 pm
(LONDON) -- Prince Harry and Meghan, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, made their first joint appearance since their South Africa tour to attend the WellChild Awards, an awards ceremony for kids with serious illnesses and their caregivers. Harry and Meghan met one-on-one with three of the night's...
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October 15, 2019 - 3:06 pm
(MOSCOW) -- A Russian woman indicted by special counsel Robert Mueller as an employee of the Russian "troll factory" that conducted a propaganda campaign targeting the 2016 U.S. presidential election was briefly detained and then released in Belarus on Tuesday, reportedly at the request of the...
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