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August 14, 2019 - 8:37 pm
(MOSCOW) -- The explosion of a suspected Russian nuclear-powered cruise missile last week has caused a lot of confusion and anxiety, fueled in part by Russian authorities' continuing secrecy around the accident. Russia has provided few details known about the blast, which a U.S. official told ABC...
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August 14, 2019 - 8:37 am
(HONG KONG) -- Flights resumed at the Hong Kong International Airport on Wednesday after two days of paralyzing protests that spiraled into violence and chaos. Although the airport was open, authorities limited access to the main terminal to employees and ticketed passengers only. A few dozen...
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August 14, 2019 - 7:38 am
(STOCKHOLM) -- Rapper A$AP Rocky was convicted of assault but will not face jail time, Swedish prosecutors announced on Wednesday. The hip-hop star was not present when the verdict was announced. He was facing up to two years in prison. A$AP Rocky and two of his companions -- performers Bladimir...
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August 13, 2019 - 2:36 pm
(MOSCOW) -- The radiation spike that followed the apparent explosion of a nuclear-powered missile engine in Russia -- an event that left seven dead and has been cloaked in secrecy -- was higher than previously indicated by the country's officials, Russian government weather agency on Tuesday said...
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August 13, 2019 - 10:40 am
(HONG KONG) -- Hong Kong International Airport canceled all flights for the second straight day on Tuesday as crowds of anti-government protesters clashed with police as they continued to occupy the terminals. "Terminal operations at Hong Kong International Airport have been seriously disrupted,...
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August 13, 2019 - 9:22 am
(NEW YORK) -- The world-renowned scientist who discovered the underwater wreckage of the Titanic now says a new clue may lead him to the spot where Amelia Earhart's plane went down more than 80 years ago. Robert Ballard believes a photo taken in 1937 may hold the answer to where the American...
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August 13, 2019 - 9:18 am
(NEW YORK) -- Carbon dioxide levels in Earth's atmosphere rose to levels the planet hasn't seen in 800,000 years in 2018, underscoring the impact of irreversible -- and increasing -- environmental damage due to human activity, according to a new federal report. Carbon dioxide and other major...
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August 13, 2019 - 8:41 am
(NEW YORK) -- Canadian authorities believe two teens wanted for multiple murders died by suicide. Autopsy results released on Monday confirmed that the bodies found near the shoreline of the Nelson River in Manitoba, Canada, last week were those of Kam McLeod, 19, and Bryer Schmegelsky, 18, who...
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August 13, 2019 - 8:17 am
(WASHINGTON) -- The explosion in northern Russia last week that killed 7 people “likely” involved Russia’s new nuclear-powered cruise missile, a U.S. official said. Russian authorities have given conflicting information about the explosion and whether it was triggered by testing of the missile,...
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August 12, 2019 - 8:21 pm
(PARIS) -- A pair of French government officials are calling for an investigation of Jeffrey Epstein’s activities in France, citing the “many unanswered questions” in the wake of Epstein’s suicide in jail over the weekend. French Secretary of State for Equality between men and women Marlène...
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