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August 12, 2019 - 6:14 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- For more than a month now, thousands of protesters have taken to the streets of two major cities to demand democratic reforms and been met by strong crackdowns by their government. But only one of those movements is getting vocal support from the U.S. In Hong Kong, demonstrations...
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August 12, 2019 - 6:01 pm
(MOSCOW) -- 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, which...
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August 12, 2019 - 5:09 am
(HONG KONG) -- Hong Kong International Airport has canceled all remaining flight departures for the day after thousands of anti-government protesters flooded its terminals. Members of the public were advised not to come to the airport. "Airport operations at Hong Kong International Airport have...
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August 12, 2019 - 5:03 am
(WASHINGTON) -- Officials have identified a United States service member who was killed Saturday in the northern Nineveh province of Iraq while advising Iraqi security forces, according to the U.S.-led coalition fighting the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria. “One U.S. service member died today...
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August 10, 2019 - 9:43 am
(MAPUTO, Mozambique) -- Kris Everatt was tracking lion prides as part of his conservation research in Mozambique's Limpopo National Park when he came across dozens of dead vultures near a waterhole. As he walked closer to the waterhole, he saw the mutilated bodies of three lions. Their faces and...
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August 09, 2019 - 4:38 pm
(SEOUL, South Korea) -- North Korea has fired two more unidentified projectiles into the Sea of Japan, South Korean news agency Yonhap reported Friday. The projectiles were reportedly fired from the northeastern city of Hamhung. South Korean military is monitoring the situation in case of...
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August 09, 2019 - 3:01 pm
(PARIS) -- The French Foreign Ministry said Friday that it remains committed to de-escalating tensions around the Iran nuclear deal, and that it has the authority to speak on the issue, following a rebuke from President Trump. The statement followed President Trump's tweets Friday morning that...
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August 09, 2019 - 2:45 pm
(LONDON) -- Large parts of London and the southeastern part of the United Kingdom were without electricity on Friday night. The outage, caused by the failure of two power generators on National Grid's network, caused train services in and out of the capital to be delayed and cancelled. There were...
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August 09, 2019 - 5:48 am
(NEW YORK) -- Three people are not only lucky to survive a plane crash on Thursday, they also have a fishing boat to thank for plucking them out of the Atlantic Ocean. The single-engine plane, with a pilot and two passengers, went down about 20 miles east of Bimini, the westernmost island in the...
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August 09, 2019 - 5:42 am
(NEW YORK) -- Residents of planet Earth fret not -- a 1,000-foot asteroid whizzing by our planet this weekend won't even come close to making impact. In fact, while asteroid 2006 QQ23 is considered to be a "potentially hazardous asteroid," its passage will be about 5 million miles away from Earth...
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