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December 02, 2019 - 7:12 pm
(NEW YORK) -- Climate-fueled disasters have forced 20 million people -- or one person every two seconds -- from their homes every year for the last decade, according to a new global report. Thanks to the rapidly warming global climate, people are now seven times more likely to be displaced by...
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December 02, 2019 - 4:21 pm
(NEW YORK) -- China's requirement that all new mobile phone users submit a facial scan went into effect, as international critics wary of the new tech called the move a "wake up call to people everywhere." The new regulations were announced by China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology...
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December 02, 2019 - 12:06 pm
(New York) -- A sperm whale found stranded on a beach in northeast Scotland had more than 220 pounds of trash in its stomach when it died, according to the organization that found it. The whale was found on Luskentyre beach on Saturday and had been dead for 48 hours by the time workers from the...
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December 02, 2019 - 10:44 am
(NEW YORK) -- Astronauts worked to painstakingly repair a $2 billion cosmic ray detector during a space walk Monday outside the International Space Station. It's the third in a series of repairs on the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer (AMS), which analyzes cosmic rays for evidence of dark matter and...
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December 02, 2019 - 10:39 am
(LONDON) -- Duchess Kate was recently spotted in a Christmas television special wearing the perfect holiday dress. She wore a flowing long-sleeve, polka-dot dress that included a fun pussycat bow collar. "The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have joined forces with cookery legend Mary Berry to prepare...
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December 02, 2019 - 9:40 am
(LONDON) — At least 24 people were killed when their tour bus crashed in Tunisia on Sunday, officials said. The bus had left the capital, Tunis, that morning with 43 people on board and was headed to the northern mountain town of Ain Draham, a popular destination for Tunisian tourists, according to...
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December 02, 2019 - 7:06 am
(LONDON) -- Dozens of people gathered in central London on Monday morning to pay tribute to the victims of a terror attack that unfolded near London Bridge on Friday. Jack Merritt, 25, of Cottenham, Cambridgeshire, and Saskia Jones, 23, of Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, were stabbed to death...
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December 02, 2019 - 5:44 am
(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump departs for London on Monday to attend a NATO leaders meeting that is designed to showcase the continued strength of the alliance 70 years after its establishment. But the gathering will also put the political strains within the alliance on public display...
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December 02, 2019 - 5:39 am
(LONDON) -- The death toll from a growing measles outbreak on the small Pacific island of Samoa has topped 50. Since the Samoan government declared a national measles epidemic in late October, at least 53 people -- nearly all children -- have died from the highly contagious, vaccine-preventable...
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A damaged pick up marked with the initials C.D.N., that in Spanish stand for Cartel of the Northeast, is abandoned on the side of a near Villa Union, Mexico, Sunday, Dec. 1, 2019, the day after it was assaulted by gunmen. Mexican security forces on Sunday killed seven more members of a presumed cartel assault force that arrived in a convoy of pickup trucks and attacked the town's city hall on Saturday, putting the overall death toll at 20. (AP Photo/Gerardo Sanchez)
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December 02, 2019 - 12:26 am
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican security forces on Sunday killed seven more members of a presumed cartel assault force that rolled into a town near the Texas border and staged an hour-long attack, officials said, putting the overall death toll at 20. The Coahuila state government said in a statement...
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