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A woman places flowers on a fence at the waterfront in Whakatane, New Zealand, Dec. 11, 2019.
Safety fears delay body recovery after New Zealand volcanic eruption
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Wed, 12/11/2019 - 23:51
House Judiciary Committee ranking member Doug Collins delivers remarks during the House Judiciary Committee's markup of…
A decision to move ahead with the December tariffs could roil financial markets and scuttle US-China talks to end the 17-month-long trade war between the world's two largest economies for the remainder of Trump's term
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Wed, 12/11/2019 - 22:58
Rao Jian, right, son of Y.C. Jao, speaks during a ceremony at the Associated Press headquarters, in New York, Dec. 11, 2019, honoring Jao for his service as a Chinese correspondent working for the AP in China.
A family man in his late 40s, tall and erudite with liberal views, Jao was an intellectual deeply committed to news, and to modernizing journalism in China
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Wed, 12/11/2019 - 21:42
New U.S. Ambassador Kelly Craft walks to the podium to address the press after attending her first Security Council meeting, at United Nations headquarters, in New York, Sept. 12, 2019.
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At UN meeting, Washington dangles both sticks and carrots to Pyongyang
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Wed, 12/11/2019 - 17:33
People wait for the start of a total solar eclipse on a hill beside a hotel overlooking the sea and Torshavn, the capital city…
The Chinese government has reportedly threatened to cancel a trade deal with the Faeroe Islands, situated between located midway between Scotland and Iceland, if the country does not agree to use internet networks supplied by Chinese tech company Huawei
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Wed, 12/11/2019 - 14:56
Plumes of steam rise above White Island off the coast of Whakatane, New Zealand, Dec. 11, 2019.
The death toll from the eruption of a New Zealand island volcano is now believed to be 16 after authorities announced two people who had been hospitalized died
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Wed, 12/11/2019 - 11:01
People take part in a climate protest at Sydney's Town Hall, Australia December 11, 2019. REUTERS/Jonathan Barrett
Demonstrations organized day after Sydney covered by a thick cloud of haze stoked by hundreds of devastating bushfires
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Wed, 12/11/2019 - 10:05