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LONDON -- Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, gave birth to a boy in the early hours of Monday, Buckingham Palace has announced. The first child of Meghan and Prince Harry was "delivered safely at 5:26 am" and "weighs 7lbs. 3oz," it said. The palace would not confirm where the baby...
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MOSCOW -- At least 41 people on board a Russian passenger jet were killed, including two children, after the aircraft crash-landed at a Moscow airport on Sunday, bursting into flames on impact. Aeroflot flight SU 1492 skidded down the runway at Moscow's Sheremetyevo airport, its...
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(CNN) -- Microsoft Solitaire, the epic time-waster that has helped countless office workers get through the boring parts of their day, has been inducted into the World Video Game Hall of Fame. The game has been distributed on more than a billion computers around the world since...
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CANBERRA, Australia. -- Uber is facing a new legal challenge Down Under. More than 6,000 taxi drivers and car-hire operators are suing Uber in Australia, signing on to a major class action lawsuit. The suit alleges that Uber defied regulations and operated illegally in Australia...
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LONDON -- Julian Assange appeared in a London court by videolink from a high-security prison on Thursday as his battle against extradition to the United States on a computer hacking conspiracy charge gets underway. Assange, speaking from Belmarsh prison, was wearing a sports...
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CARACAS, Venezuela -- Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro claims his troops have defeated a "coup" attempt amid calls by opposition leader Juan Guaido for protesters to return to the streets Wednesday. In a live televised address Tuesday night, his first since the apparent...
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TOKYO -- Japan's Emperor Akihito formally abdicated Tuesday during a historic ceremony in Tokyo, becoming the country's first monarch to step down from the Chrysanthemum Throne in two centuries. His son, Crown Prince Naruhito, 59, will be inaugurated as the 126th emperor...
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COLOMBO, Sri Lanka -- Calling burqas "a security risk and a flag of fundamentalism," Sri Lanka's president is banning the garment worn by some Muslim women. The move follows a series of bombings on Easter Sunday that killed more than 250 people and wounded at least 500 in Sri...
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COLOMBO, Sri Lanka -- Sri Lankans of different faiths were being urged to pray privately amid fears of further attacks Friday, as the country's prime minister that security forces are still working to pick up terrorist "sleepers." The call to avoid places of worship comes as Sri...