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Leaders of Hong Kong's Pro-Democracy Movement Handed Prison Sentences

38 minutes ago   |   Time   |   2 articles

Eight Hong Kong activists were handed sentences of up to 16 months in prison on Wednesday for their roles organizing pro-democracy demonstrations in 2014. The activists were...
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Mask off? US ambassador to Russia says US practices diplomacy with aircraft carriers

Mask off? US ambassador to Russia says US practices diplomacy with aircraft carriers

1 hour ago   |   RT

The US ambassador to Russia, Jon Huntsman, says there is little need for his craft as “200,000 tons of diplomacy” are prowling the waters of the Mediterranean, unabashedly...
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Israel's Refusal to Recognize the Armenian Genocide Is Shameful and Immoral

Israel's Refusal to Recognize the Armenian Genocide Is Shameful and Immoral

1 hour ago   |   Foreign Policy

Both Armenians and Jews have been the victims of premeditated mass murder. The Israeli government must put justice before political expediency and call the crime by its name.
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5 Unforgettable Moments You Missed From the 2019 TIME 100 Gala

5 Unforgettable Moments You Missed From the 2019 TIME 100 Gala

3 hours ago   |   Time

You couldn't move an inch at the 2019 TIME 100 Gala without rubbing shoulders with someone who made a mark on the year. Gamechangers like Yalitza Aparicio , Gayle King and...
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Texas Southern University to host eight Democratic presidential candidates Wednesday

4 hours ago   |   ABC

The preparations are underway at Texas Southern University as the campus gets ready for a presidential forum with eight candidates.
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California lawmakers pass bill to end hair discrimination

4 hours ago   |   ABC

State senators have passed a bill to protect people from hair discrimination in the workplace.
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China's celebration of building binge overshadowed by debt

5 hours ago   |   ABC News

Asian and African leaders plan to press China at a conference this week to reduce the politically volatile debt burden left by its Belt and Road Initiative to build ports and...
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Walz Names Chris Taylor As Minnesota's Chief Inclusion Officer

5 hours ago   |   CBS

ST. PAUL, Minn. - Gov. Tim Walz has named a chief inclusion officer for state government, tapping Chris Taylor from the Minnesota Historical Society for the job. Taylor, who...
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Sri Lanka Bombings Claimed by ISIS, and President Vows Shakeup

8 hours ago   |   NY Times

If the link to ISIS proves substantial, they would reinforce worries by Western security officials and others that the group remains a potent threat.
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Iran is putting its hopes on a Democratic president

Iran is putting its hopes on a Democratic president

8 hours ago   |   New York Post

Observing America's politics from Tehran must feel like sitting court-side at the US Open: Your head pivots side to side as you cheer your favorite player, hoping he'll win the...
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Judge sets rules for release of video evidence in Robert Kraft prostitution case

Judge sets rules for release of video evidence in Robert Kraft prostitution case

If the decision stands, the video will eventually be made public. Read more ...

24-year-old Wisconsin man comes forward as $768M Powerball winner

24-year-old Wisconsin man comes forward as $768M Powerball winner

Before winning the lottery jackpot, the man said his biggest financial concern was saving at least $1,000 in his bank account. Read more ...

8 injured as car deliberately hits pedestrians in Sunnyvale

8 injured as car deliberately hits pedestrians in Sunnyvale

Authorities say eight people have been injured after a motorist appeared to deliberately plow into them in Sunnyvale. Read more ...

Prince Louis poses for 1st birthday portraits taken by Duchess Kate

Prince Louis poses for 1st birthday portraits taken by Duchess Kate

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge release official portraits of Prince Louis, taken by Duchess Kate, to mark the young royal's first birthday. Read more ...

Biden to announce presidential bid this week: reports

Biden to announce presidential bid this week: reports

Joe Biden will announce his 2020 presidential candidacy on Thursday morning with an online video, NBC News reported. Biden will then appear in Pittsburgh Monday for an event at... Read more ...

Early goals help lift Bruins beat Maple Leafs 5-1 in Game 7

Early goals help lift Bruins beat Maple Leafs 5-1 in Game 7

Joakim Nordstrom and Sean Kuraly each had a goal and assist, Tuukka Rask stopped 32 shots and the Boston Bruins beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 5-1 in Game 7 on Tuesday night to... Read more ...

Supreme Court to Hear Arguments on Census Citizenship Question

Supreme Court to Hear Arguments on Census Citizenship Question

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Police K-9 gets stuck with more than 200 porcupine quills during pursuit

Police K-9 gets stuck with more than 200 porcupine quills during pursuit

Poor Odin! Read more ...

New Zealand PM says no known link between Sri Lanka bombings and...

New Zealand PM says no known link between Sri Lanka bombings and Christchurch attack

New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern has said she is unaware of any links between Sunday's church and hotel bombings in Sri Lanka and the Christchurch mosque shootings in New Zealand... Read more ...

Terrifying video shows girl hiding from suspicious car following her through...

Terrifying video shows girl hiding from suspicious car following her through neighborhood

“Please watch out for cars that are following you, never approach strangers sitting in cars and NEVER get into a car with a stranger,” police said. Read more ...