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September 24, 2017 - 11:58 am
(BERLIN) -- German voters rewarded Angela Merkel's center-right party in national elections on Sunday, sending the chancellor to a record fourth term as one of Europe’s key leaders. Germany's far right-wing populist Alternative for Germany (AfD) party, however, scored higher than expected, with...
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September 24, 2017 - 9:38 am
(BERLIN) -- Some 60 million Germans are making their way to polling stations on Sunday as Europe's most powerful country looks set to re-elect Angela Merkel as chancellor for an historic fourth term. Major western democracies have delivered unpredictable election results recently, including in the...
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September 24, 2017 - 5:05 am
(TORONTO) -- Prince Harry struck an inspirational tone at the Saturday opening of the Invictus Games in Toronto -- the sporting event he started three years ago to exclusively feature military veterans who were injured in combat. "In a world where so many have reasons to feel cynical and apathetic...
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September 23, 2017 - 4:27 pm
(LONDON) -- Several people were injured Saturday near the Stratford Center shopping center in Stratford, east London, after being sprayed with a "noxious substance," police said. London police responded to reports of a "group of males" spraying what could be a "noxious substance," authorities said...
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September 23, 2017 - 1:57 pm
(BARCELONA, Spain) -- It is not often that a plebiscite is banned in a democracy, but that is exactly what happened in the case of the upcoming Catalan independence referendum in Spain, set to be held on Oct. 1. The vote has not only been deemed unconstitutional, but also illegal by the Spanish...
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September 22, 2017 - 6:19 pm
(NEW YORK) -- It began on the 73rd anniversary of D-Day -- the U.S.-led Allied invasion of Normandy, France during World War II -- and now, less than four months later in ISIS's self-declared capital, "the end is now in sight," according to a top U.S. diplomat. The fight for Raqqa has been bloody...
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