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WHITE ISLAND, New Zealand. -- Desperate efforts are underway to locate any additional survivors of a deadly volcanic eruption on New Zealand's White Island Monday, which killed at least five people and injured at least a dozen more. The eruption took place with a little warning...
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UTTAR PRADESH, India. -- A 23-year-old woman in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh was set on fire Thursday as she traveled to testify at the trial of two men accused of raping her, according to police. The unidentified woman told police she was attacked on the way to the railway...
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PYONGYANG, North Korea. -- North Korea will send a "Christmas gift" to the United States, but what that present contains will depend on the outcome of ongoing talks between Washington and Pyongyang, a top official has warned. The ominous comments, which some have interpreted as...
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KHARTOUM, Sudan, -- At least 15 people were killed and dozens injured in Sudan after a fire triggered an explosion at a factory in northern Khartoum on Tuesday, according to the Sudanese Doctors Union. More than 90 people wounded in the fire have been taken to several hospitals...
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LONDON -- The UK could become the next country to issue gender-neutral passports if an activist trying to force the government to overturn its policy wins a court appeal on Tuesday. Christie Elan-Cane has argued the UK's current passport process is "unacceptable," and breaches...
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Oświęcim, Poland. -- Amazon has removed a number of Christmas ornaments featuring images of the Auschwitz concentration camps from the sale, amid anger from the museum that manages the site. Pictures of the Nazi death camp complex were used on a variety of tree ornaments, a...
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LONDON -- A man has been shot and killed by police and a number of people are believed to have been injured in a major incident in central London. Metropolitan Police said that as a precaution they were responding to the incident at London Bridge "as though it is terror-related...
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SEOUL, South Korea. -- Two high-profile K-pop stars have been sentenced to prison for sexual assault, the latest development in a sex abuse scandal that has shocked South Korea and its music industry. Singer-songwriter Jung Joon-young, 30, and musician Choi Jong-hoon, 29, were...
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UNDATED -- Last year, a dust storm encircled Mars for months, ending NASA's Opportunity mission when sunlight couldn't reach the solar-powered rover. But other NASA spacecraft orbiting the Red Planet, like the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, were able to track valuable information...