December 11, 2019 - 5:39 am
(WELLINGTON, New Zealand) -- New Zealand doctors need an estimated 1.2 million square centimeters of skin grafts to continue treating burn victims from Monday's volcano eruption, officials said. Dr. Peter Watson, chief medical officer of the Counties Manukau District Health Board, told reporters...
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December 11, 2019 - 5:34 am
(KABUL, Afghanistan) -- A suicide bomber struck an under construction medical facility in Bagram, the largest U.S. military base in northern Afghanistan, Wednesday morning, Afghan and U.S. officials said. Two car bombs were involved in the attack, which was followed by a gun battle between the...
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December 11, 2019 - 4:55 am
(NEW YORK) -- Greta Thunberg was named Time magazine's 2019 Person of the Year on Wednesday morning. She is youngest figure to receive the distinction in its 92-year history. The 16-year-old Swedish climate activist has become an iconic face in the fight to save the planet from climate change. Last...
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December 10, 2019 - 7:05 pm
(LONDON) -- Christopher Steele, the author of the controversial "Steele dossier" and a central figure in the Justice Department inspector general's report on the Russia investigation, says the report included "several serious errors and misstatements." The former British intelligence officer said...
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December 10, 2019 - 12:30 pm
(NEW YORK) -- A new mobile app could help members of the Inuit indigenous community to navigate the effects of climate change. Named after the Inuktitut word for sea ice, Siku provides tools and services for ice safety, language preservation and weather, according to its website . It also allows...
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December 10, 2019 - 5:57 am
(THE HAGUE, Netherlands) -- Aung San Suu Kyi, the leader of Myanmar, will appear at the United Nations' International Court of Justice (ICJ) in The Hague to defend the country against accusations of genocide committed against the Rohingya ethnic minority. Suu Kyi, who became a global icon when she...
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December 10, 2019 - 5:26 am
(OSTRAVA, Czech Republic) -- At least six people have been killed and two others seriously injured in a shooting in a hospital in Ostrava, Czech Republic. The shooting happened Tuesday morning at the University hospital and was confirmed on Twitter by Interior Minister Jan Hamacek. Czech Police...
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December 10, 2019 - 5:20 am
(PARIS) -- Russia and Ukraine agreed on Monday to several steps for improving the situation around the war in eastern Ukraine at a major peace summit in Paris, but did not make any major breakthroughs for ending the conflict. The summit was held in the so-called "Normandy Format," with French...
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December 10, 2019 - 5:15 am
(SANTIAGO, Chile) -- The Chilean Air Force announced Monday evening that a C-130 Hercules aircraft has gone missing after taking off from an air base in Puntas Arenas, Chile. The C-130 was bound for the Eduardo Frei Montalva air base in Antarctica. The Chilean Air Force said that the plane went...
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December 09, 2019 - 10:02 am
(ATLANTA) -- Sunday saw the Miss Universe crown go to South Africa's Zozibini Tunzi. She bested 90 other women competing in the annual pageant that was filmed by Tyler Perry Studios. People reports that Tunzi is a 26-year-old public relations professional and a gender-based violence activist. While...
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