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June 13, 2019 - 10:13 am
(LONDON) -- Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, attended the first annual gala dinner for Addiction Awareness Week Wednesday night, wearing a white dress by designer Barbara Casasola that she wore to another event three years ago. Duchess Kate, patron of Action on Addiction, a U.K.-based charity,...
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June 13, 2019 - 9:21 am
(WASHINGTON) -- Two commercial tanker ships were hit by apparent attacks on Thursday while sailing in international waters in the Gulf of Oman, and while a U.S. official said that it was too soon to make a determination if Iran was responsible, the official said "we’re not ruling anything out at...
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June 13, 2019 - 8:54 am
(ROME) -- Amanda Knox arrived in Italy Thursday for the first time since her 2015 acquittal in a years-long murder case there. Knox will take part in a three-day conference on criminal law in Italy, according to the conference's organizers. She landed at an airport in Milan, in the country's north...
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June 13, 2019 - 6:40 am
(WASHINGTON) -- The U.S. said on Wednesday that a new special envoy for Sudan has been named to lead diplomatic efforts to resolve a political crisis in that country, two months after its repressive leader was forced from power by mass protests. The increased U.S. involvement comes after a major...
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June 13, 2019 - 5:48 am
(MOSCOW) -- A day after Russian police dropped charges against a prominent journalist following an unprecedented public outcry, police in Moscow arrested more than 400 demonstrators who took to the streets to demand accountability and call for the release of other prisoners. The protest was...
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June 13, 2019 - 5:44 am
(HONG KONG) -- The president of Hong Kong's legislature has again suspended a debate on a polarizing proposal to change the city's extradition law, following violent clashes between police and thousands of protesters. Mass protests in the streets shut down Hong Kong's Legislative Council complex in...
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June 13, 2019 - 3:46 am
(SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic) -- Dominican officials are working to reinforce the island’s food and beverage safety standards amid a rash of mysterious deaths involving American tourists at luxury resorts. The Dominican Republic Ministry of Tourism issued a statement on Wednesday urging...
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June 12, 2019 - 2:57 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- Congress is moving ahead with legislation to block $8 billion of arms sales to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates after the Trump administration declared an "emergency" to bypass Congress and move ahead with the controversial sale over lawmakers' objections given the two...
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June 12, 2019 - 1:00 pm
(LONDON) — A young child who became the first cross-border case of Ebola in the world's second-largest outbreak has died, health officials said. The 5-year-old boy sought medical care at a hospital in western Uganda on Monday evening after he and five relatives crossed into the country from the...
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June 12, 2019 - 5:28 am
(HONG KONG) -- Police fired tear gas at throngs of protesters in the streets of Hong Kong on Wednesday amid growing anger over the government’s proposal to change an extradition law. The controversial extradition law amendment, which would allow individuals to be sent to mainland China for trial,...
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