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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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June 12, 2019 - 5:27 am
(SEOUL, South Korea) -- Kim Kang Yoo was shaking as he passed by his fellow soldiers at North Korea's front-line guard post. A security guard looked at him in the eye, and Kim held on tight to his knapsack. He knew by instinct that if he acted awkwardly, the soldiers guarding the North-South Korea...
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June 12, 2019 - 4:30 am
(NEW YORK) -- The Federal Bureau of Investigation is now helping to probe the deaths of three Americans who perished under mysterious circumstances in a five-day span at neighboring resorts in the Dominican Republic, officials said Tuesday. Dominican authorities asked for the FBI's help in...
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June 11, 2019 - 5:58 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- Russian police announced on Tuesday they are dropping charges against the investigative journalist Ivan Golunov, an extraordinary reversal by authorities in the face of a popular outcry over his arrest on drug charges last week. The abrupt turnaround by Russian authorities came amid...
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June 11, 2019 - 2:30 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- Video of a Russian destroyer coming within about 20 yards of a U.S. warship last Friday showed more than just a close encounter between great powers in the Philippine Sea. Close observers of the video quickly spotted what appeared to be Russian sailors sunbathing on the destroyer's...
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June 11, 2019 - 2:10 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- Kim Jong Un's half-brother, who was reportedly assassinated by the North Korean regime, was a CIA source who met with the U.S. spy agency's officials on several occasions, according to a new book. President Donald Trump said Tuesday that he would not allow that to happen, extending...
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June 11, 2019 - 12:19 pm
(LONDON) — A measles epidemic has been declared in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, a country struggling to contain the world's second-largest and second-deadliest Ebola outbreak. The Congolese health ministry said it has recorded 87,000 suspected cases of measles since the start of the year...
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June 11, 2019 - 10:17 am
(LONDON) — More protesters are expected to take to the streets Tuesday after hundreds of thousands of people rallied in Hong Kong on Sunday to protest the government’s proposal to change an extradition law. Protest organizers from the Civil Human Rights Front have also called for a general strike...
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