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Princess Diana's fashion style on display at Kensington Palace
February 23, 2017

iStock/Thinkstock(LONDON) — A new exhibition at Kensington Palace chronicles Princess Diana’s evolving style during her life before her tragic death in…

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Obama devotees in France hoping for an 'OBAMA17' presidential campaign
February 23, 2017

iStock/Thinkstock(PARIS) — A group of Barack Obama devotees in France aren’t happy with the homegrown contenders vying for the country’s presidency,…

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McCain makes secret trip to Syria to meet US military, Kurds
February 23, 2017

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — Senator John McCain, R-Arizona, made a secret trip to northern Syria last week to meet with U.S. troops and…

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Tillerson and Kelly visit Mexico amid tension over deportation guidelines
February 22, 2017

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) —  As Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Secretary of Homeland Security John Kelly stepped off a plane in…

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The tough fight ahead to retake Western Mosul
February 22, 2017

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) —  This past weekend, Iraqi military forces began the assault to retake the western half of Mosul from ISIS…

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Dutchess Kate follows in Queen Elizabeth's footsteps at royal engagement
February 22, 2017

Anwar Hussein/WireImage via Getty Images(LONDON) — Dutchess Kate had her first official engagement with Action for Children in Wales since taking…

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Astronomers discover 7 potentially habitable exoplanets orbiting nearby dwarf star
February 22, 2017

NASA/JPL-Caltech(NEW YORK) — An international team of astronomers has discovered seven potentially habitable exoplanets — or planets outside our solar system…

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Grounded passenger jet in India converted into luxury restaurant
February 22, 2017

Hawai Adda(LUDHIANA, India) — Airplanes aren’t just for globetrotting anymore. In Ludhiana, India, a grounded Airbus A320 is now a restaurant…

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Benjamin Netanyahu kicks off four-day visit to Australia, a first for an Israeli PM
February 22, 2017

iStock/Thinkstock(SYDNEY) — Benjamin Netanyahu arrived in Australia Wednesday, kicking off a four-day visit, marking the first time a serving Israeli prime…

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Iceland's president wants to ban pineapple as a pizza topping, sparks online debate
February 22, 2017

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Apparently, this qualifies as big news in Iceland.  The country’s president, Guðni Th. Jóhannesson, has stirred up controversy…

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