(NEW YORK) -- The world just got 20 seconds closer to catastrophe.Gauging the duel threats of nuclear warfare and climate change, the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists announced on Thursday that the minute hand on the metaphorical "Doomsday C...

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(SYDNEY) -- Three Americans were killed battling the Australian wildfires Thursday when their water tanker plane crashed in New South Wales. The Lockheed C-130 Hercules aerial water tanker went down in the Snowy Mountains' Monaro region, abou...

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(LONDON) -- The United Nations' International Court of Justice (ICJ) ruled that Myanmar must “take all measures within its power” to prevent the genocide of its embattled Rohingya minority Thursday, in a move hailed by human rights groups...

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(PARIS) -- French President Emmanuel Macron got into a testy exchange with Israeli security guards at the Church of Saint Anne in Jerusalem on Wednesday, accusing the guards of violating rules preventing them from entering what is considered French t...

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(GUANTANAMO BAY, Cuba) -- The psychologist credited with devising the C.I.A.'s program of "enhanced interrogation" during the war on terror defended his record at a pretrial hearing for the alleged masterminds of 9/11.James Mitchell, who work...

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(GAINESVILLE, Fla.) -- Looks like it’s safer to get back in the water.There were 64 unprovoked shark attacks reported around the world in 2019, 22% fewer attacks than the five-year average of 82 incidents annually, the...

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(NEW YORK) -- An American woman disappeared over the weekend while vacationing in Belize, authorities said. Alison MacKenzie, 43, was among a group of tourists who on Friday embarked on an overnight excursion to Rendezvous Caye, a tiny island...

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(NEW YORK) -- Duchess Kate is starting 2020 in a big way, going on a 24-hour tour of the U.K. as she asks residents across the country to share their thoughts on "raising the next generation." The mother of three, who has made early childhood...

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(LONDON) -- Prince Harry and Meghan may be off to a rocky start with the media as they begin to chart their futures as non-working members of Britain's royal family. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex's legal team has issued a legal notice to U.K...

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(HINGHAM, Mass.) -- A 6-year-old Massachusetts boy who started making clay koalas as a way to help the animals hurt in the Australia bushfires has raised more than $250,000 for relief efforts.Owen Colley, of Hingham, Massachusetts, lived in A...

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(NEW YORK) -- New geologic data reveals that a crater in Western Australia is likely the oldest impact structure on Earth, according to a paper published Tuesday in the journal Nature Communications.At roughly 2.2 billion years old,...

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(BAGHDAD) -- Three rockets were fired into Baghdad's Green Zone, the heavily fortified area of the capital that houses the U.S. embassy, government buildings and U.S. service members. The Katyusha rockets landed "in the vicinity of the Green...

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(LONDON) -- Prince Harry has left the U.K. and is flying to Canada to reunite with his wife, Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, and their 8-month-old son Archie, according to ABC News royal contributor Omid Scobie. Harry, 35, boarded a flight lat...

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(LONDON) -- Prince William and Kate, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, made their first public appearance Monday since the announcement of Prince Harry and Meghan's exit from the royal family.William and Kate hosted a reception at Buckingham...

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