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February 19, 2018 - 8:45 am
(KARO, Indonesia) -- A volcano on Indonesia’s Sumatra island sent columns of ash shooting into the sky on Monday, prompting a "code red" warning to airlines by an Australian agency monitoring volcanic ash. Villages in the Karo region near the volcano were covered in layers of grey ash, which...
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February 19, 2018 - 6:27 am
(LESBOS, Greece) -- In her temporary home, a fraction of a tent, Aziza Hommada holds up a transparent plastic bag with pita bread. The plastic has little holes in it and the bread is in pieces. “Look,” she says. “The rats come into the tent and eat our bread. I have to throw this out.” Hommada, 37...
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February 18, 2018 - 8:17 pm
(LONDON) -- Princess Kate arrived at the British Academy Film Awards (BAFTA) tonight with Prince William in a dark green Jenny Packham gown, as the majority of other women on the red carpet chose to wear black in solidarity with the fight against sexual harassment and the Time's Up movement. The...
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February 17, 2018 - 7:18 pm
(LONDON) -- Three large billboards pulled by vans snaked through the British capital Thursday afternoon. The words on the stark red backdrops read: “71 dead.” “And still no arrests?” “How come?” The banners were inspired by the 2017 film “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri," about a woman...
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February 17, 2018 - 1:14 pm
(RIO DE JANEIRO) -- Samba drums and hypnotic percussions, nonstop flow of positive lyrics about love and "Saudade" in the streets of Rio de Janeiro. Women, men and children wearing sparkly red shirts, fun headpieces dancing tirelessly. "Blocos de Rua" -- or street bands -- could be found across the...
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February 17, 2018 - 1:10 pm
(NEW YORK) -- It's officially the Year of the Dog, and we’ve fetched a doggone delicious recipe to help you celebrate. In honor of China’s largest and most celebrated holiday, we teamed up with a New York City restaurateur to learn how to make Peking duck jianbing. These “Chinese crepes” are sold...
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February 16, 2018 - 8:36 pm
(MEXICO CITY) -- A 7.2 magnitude earthquake struck in the state of Oaxaca, Mexico, south of Mexico City, on Friday evening, according to the U.S. Geological Survey . Video on social media showed buildings shaking in Mexico City. People in the city gathered on the streets as sirens blared. Mexican...
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February 16, 2018 - 7:51 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- U.S Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu on Friday struck an optimistic chord as they downplayed tensions between the NATO allies while announcing unspecified “mechanisms” for the countries to work through their recent disaffection. Speaking...
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February 16, 2018 - 7:03 am
(PYONGYANG, North Korea) -- North Korea marked the national holiday of late leader Kim Jong Il’s birthday with modest celebratory events compared to the past. Its current leader, Kim Jong Un, paid tribute to his late father’s mausoleum at Kumsusan Palace in Pyongyang on Friday just after midnight,...
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