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June 10, 2019 - 10:00 am
(LONDON) -- The body responsible for investing the funds of the Church of England has said it is willing to invest in the medicinal cannabis industry for the first time, saying it holds the drug to the same standard as other pharmaceuticals. The Church Commissioners is the Church’s historic...
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June 10, 2019 - 6:57 am
(PRETORIA, South Africa) -- A pride of 14 lions that were reported to have escaped from South Africa's Kruger National Park actually weren't from the park at all, officials said. Residents of Phalaborwa, in the province of Limpopo, were warned last week to be on alert after the lions were spotted...
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June 09, 2019 - 8:07 pm
(NEW YORK) -- Egypt has the right to demand the repatriation of a stone sculpture of King Tutankhamun before it goes up for auction at Christie's in London next month, according to the country’s former antiquities chief. Zahi Hawass, a renowned Egyptian archaeologist, has spearheaded numerous...
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June 09, 2019 - 2:45 pm
(BOSTON) -- The results of an investigation into the death of an American couple in Fiji last month could take weeks, and "possibly longer," according to the country's health ministry. David Paul, 37, and his wife, Michelle Paul, 35, arrived in Fiji on May 22 and checked into their hotel on Denarau...
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June 09, 2019 - 2:11 pm
(NEW YORK) -- A search was on in the Mediterranean for a cruise ship passenger who went overboard while on a voyage from the South of France to Spain, officials said Sunday. Norwegian Cruise Line spokesperson confirmed that a woman, whose name was not released, was reported to have fallen off the...
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June 08, 2019 - 3:58 pm
(MOSCOW) -- Russian state TV is preparing to broadcast its own drama retelling the story of the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear disaster, but unlike the acclaimed HBO series that has captivated audiences worldwide, the Russian version will suggest a CIA agent was there during the accident. The Russian...
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June 08, 2019 - 11:03 am
(LONDON) -- New mom Meghan Markle took a break from maternity leave on Saturday morning to celebrate Queen Elizabeth II’s 93rd birthday at the Trooping the Colour parade. It was Duchess of Sussex’s first public outing since she introduced her newborn son, Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor, to the...
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June 07, 2019 - 5:47 pm
(MOSCOW) -- A prominent investigative reporter has been arrested in Russia on charges of drug dealing, prompting an outcry from the country's community of embattled independent journalists who say he is being set up as punishment for exposing corruption. Ivan Golunov, who writes for the independent...
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June 07, 2019 - 5:33 pm
(NEW YORK) -- The company behind a resort in the Dominican Republic where three Americans died within a few days of one another is firing back against "serious insults and threats." In a statement, Bahia Principe Hotels & Resorts began by noting that they are "collaborating completely" with...
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June 07, 2019 - 5:29 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- The Pentagon has warned Turkey that it has until July 31 to not purchase the Russian-made S-400 air defense missile system or the NATO ally will no longer be allowed to buy the sophisticated F-35 fighter or participate in any aspects of the program. The move is the latest escalation...
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