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November 18, 2019 - 3:51 pm
(HONG KONG) -- Hong Kong’s Polytechnic University has become the front line of a fight between protesters and authorities. Violence broke out on Sunday and turned into a tense standoff on Monday. Since Sunday morning, Hong Kong's police have attempted to disperse protesters from the occupied roads...
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November 18, 2019 - 11:39 am
(SEOUL, South Korea) -- Pyongyang hit back hard in response to President Donald Trump's recent tweet suggesting another summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. North Korea is no longer interested in holding a "fruitless" summit with the United States, according to a statement Foreign Ministry...
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November 18, 2019 - 5:27 am
(SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic) -- Authorities in the Dominican Republic have arrested six people in connection with the death of an American teacher who was found dead in her home there last week, authorities said Sunday. Patricia Anton, a U.S. citizen who lived in the Dominican Republic for...
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In this undated photo provided on Monday, Nov. 18, 2019, by the North Korean government, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, center, poses with North Korean air force sharpshooters and soldiers for a photo at an unknown location in North Korea. Kim supervised a parachuting drill of military sharpshooters and vowed to build an “invincible army,” displaying more defiance even as the United States and South Korea called off their own exercises to create space for nuclear diplomacy. Independent journalists were not given access to cover the event depicted in this image distributed by the North Korean government. The content of this image is as provided and cannot be independently verified. Korean language watermark on image as provided by source reads: "KCNA" which is the abbreviation for Korean Central News Agency. (Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP)
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November 18, 2019 - 4:59 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea on Monday responded to a tweet by U.S. President Donald Trump that hinted at another summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, saying it has no interest in giving Trump further meetings to brag about unless it gets something substantial in return. The...
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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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ABC News
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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