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US backed rebels in Syria resume fight against ISIS
May 1, 2018

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — A U.S.-backed rebel force in Syria says it will resume its offensive to defeat ISIS in the country. The…

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Dispute over gay marriage-themed cake in Northern Ireland returns to Supreme Court
May 1, 2018

iStock/Thinkstock(BELFAST) — A Northern Ireland bakery run by evangelical Christians has launched a new appeal to overturn two previous rulings that…

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Iran ordered to pay billions to relatives of 9/11 victims
May 1, 2018

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — It might be a hollow victory but it’s a victory nonetheless for relatives of victims of the Sept….

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Royal wedding coin released to celebrate Prince Harry and Meghan Markle
May 1, 2018

Steve Back/Getty Images(LONDON) — With less than three weeks before the royal wedding, Britain’s Royal Mint today released a special commemorative…

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Vatican Cardinal Pell to stand trial on sex assault charges
May 1, 2018

Michael Dodge/Getty Images(NEW YORK) —  Cardinal George Pell was ordered to stand trial on decades-old sexual assault charges on Tuesday, making…

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Massive high-rise fire causes building to collapse in Brazil; at least 1 dead
May 1, 2018

iStock/Thinkstock(SAU PAULO) —  A massive fire engulfed two high-rise structures in Sao Paulo, Brazil, on Tuesday, causing one of the buildings…

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Border Patrol begins processing migrants from caravan
May 1, 2018

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — The first migrants from the much-publicized caravan that had been making its way through Mexico for the previous few…

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China Launches Its Most Powerful Rocket Yet
June 27, 2016

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — China successfully launched its Long March 7 rocket over the weekend in a key test that will pave…

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