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October 19, 2019 - 11:49 am
(LUXOR, Egypt) -- Egypt unveiled 30 ancient wooden coffins on Saturday that were discovered in the southern city of Luxor, in what the country's antiquities ministry described as one of the largest discoveries in years. The announcement was made in a makeshift tent just opposite to the famed Temple...
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October 19, 2019 - 10:10 am
(LONDON) -- U.K. lawmakers voted on Saturday to undermine a deal reached between Boris Johnson and the European Union, casting doubt on the prime minister's ability to meet an Oct. 31 Brexit deadline. Johnson announced Thursday that he had reached a deal with European leaders for the U.K. to leave...
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October 18, 2019 - 5:14 pm
(MEXICO CITY) -- Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador defended local authorities' decision to call off a deadly raid in Sinaloa Cartel territory and release Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman's fugitive son, saying one criminal wasn't worth risking the lives of others in the area. "They made...
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October 18, 2019 - 5:02 pm
(NEW YORK) -- Researchers have uncovered an ancient city in Cambodia that was one of the first capitals in the Khmer Empire. The sprawling city of Mahendraparvata, which has long been rumored to exist, was identified on the Phnom Kulen plateau using airborne laser scanning that had a "unique...
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October 18, 2019 - 1:39 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- The Trump administration will resume some foreign aid to Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador that was previously withheld, as officials worked to secure agreements to send U.S. asylum seekers back to those Central American countries, according to the Department of Homeland Security...
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October 18, 2019 - 9:40 am
(NEW YORK) -- Turkey's agreement with the United States to "pause" fighting in Syria appears to have been breached within hours of Vice President Mike Pence's announcement as eyewitnesses report violence is still ongoing. Turkish artillery continued shelling Ras al-Ayn, a Syrian city on the Turkish...
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October 18, 2019 - 7:18 am
(NEW YORK) -- Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, has faced intense public scrutiny ever since her relationship with Prince Harry began. The duchess, 38, is speaking out now for the first time about what the experience has been like for her behind the headlines. "Especially as a woman it's really -- it'...
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October 18, 2019 - 5:01 am
(NEW YORK) -- Two female astronauts are close to accomplishing something no women have done before. U.S. astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir will step outside the International Space Station Friday morning, the first time in history that two women have done a spacewalk together. Koch and...
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October 17, 2019 - 4:44 pm
(RUINERWOLD, Netherlands) -- After a family of seven was found to be living mysteriously, and with no one’s knowledge, in a farmhouse on the outskirts of a small Dutch town, a court ordered on Thursday that an 8th person, the farmhouse's tenant, be detained for two weeks. The family had apparently...
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October 17, 2019 - 4:16 pm
(MOSCOW) -- Russia's foreign ministry on Thursday said three American diplomats who were briefly detained in northern Russia had approached a closed military test site where a radioactive blast occurred in August. The U.S. diplomats were reported on Wednesday to have been stopped and removed from a...
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