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Theresa May says she will delay a planned vote on Brexit despite furious Parliament
December 10, 2018

MarioGuti/iStock(LONDON) — British Prime Minister Theresa May says she is calling off a key Brexit vote in Parliament scheduled for Tuesday…

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Maria Butina, accused Russian agent, appears poised to plead guilty
December 10, 2018

TR/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Maria Butina, a 30-year-old Russian gun rights activist, appears poised to to plead guilty in a case that…

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'Your daughter should have been safe': New Zealand PM apologizes for tourist's murder
December 10, 2018

Courtesy Lucie Blackman Trust(LONDON) — The prime minister of New Zealand, Jacinda Ardern, issued a heartfelt apology Monday on behalf of…

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Russia's crumbling Baikonur spaceport is Earth's only launch pad for manned flights
December 9, 2018

Patrick Reevell/ABC News(NEW YORK) — The landscape approaching Russia’s spaceport in Baikonur is otherworldly. The yellow steppe of southern Kazakhstan where…

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6 dead, 120 injured in Italian disco stampede, some say pepper spray sparked panic
December 8, 2018

omersukrugoksu/iStock(ROME) — Six people are dead and at least 120 people are injured after being trampled by a panicked crowd running…

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Cargo ship saves 29-year-old sailor competing in round-the-world race
December 8, 2018

piola666/iStock(NEW YORK) — A British sailor was rescued by a cargo ship on Friday, two days after an incident left her…

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2nd deadliest Ebola outbreak in history spreads to major city, raising new challenges for containment
December 8, 2018

ChiccoDodiFC/iStock(NEW YORK) — The second-largest, second-deadliest Ebola outbreak in history has spread to a major city. Butembo, a bustling city of…

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Paris protests continue for third weekend despite Macron conceding to original demands
December 8, 2018

Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images(PARIS) — Protesters took to the streets of Paris for a third weekend of violence and looting…

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Astronaut Nick Hague is 'ready to go' again after failed launch to space station
December 8, 2018

NASA/Bill Ingalls/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Almost two months after NASA astronaut Nick Hague and his Russian counterpart Alexei Ovchinin survived a…

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NASA: InSight probe captured sound of Mars winds
December 7, 2018

Image Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech (NEW YORK) — NASA’s InSight lander, which landed on Mars just over one week ago, has transmitted back…

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