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US Navy hospital ship treats 14,500 patients halfway through mission to help Venezuelan refugees

(NEW YORK) --  Medical staff from a U.S. Navy hospital ship have already seen about 14,500 patients during the first half of the ship's mission to Central and South America to assist Venezuelan refugees who have fled their country in the wake of a devastating economic crisis that has caused…... Read More

'Blindingly obvious' that Saudi crown prince ordered Khashoggi murder: Source

(WASHINGTON) -- Over the weekend, President Donald Trump said that the U.S. government would complete a "full report" on the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi by Tuesday while denying reports that the CIA has concluded that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman ordered the killing."They haven’t accessed anything yet…... Read More

What you need to know about the conflict in Yemen

(NEW YORK) -- The two warring parties in Yemen have agreed to come to peace talks in Sweden, amid a push to finally end the civil war in the Arab world's poorest country.The Yemeni government, which has been militarily backed by Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, will participate…... Read More

A Christmas-themed amusement park exists in Finland

(ROVANIEMI, Finland) -- You know how we all have that one friend who loves Christmas? Like, loves loves it? Well, prepare to blow his or her mind. In Finland, there's a Christmas-themed amusement park.It's underground, run by elves and has been called the best Christmas destination in the world.Since 1998,…... Read More

Airbnb to no longer allow listings in Israeli settlements in West Bank

(JERUSALEM) -- Airbnb said Monday that it would no longer allow listings in Israeli settlements in the West Bank.The short-term home rental company said in a press release that it had previously allowed the listings – around 200 – as U.S. law permitted Airbnb to operate in the disputed territory,…... Read More

'Rake America Great Again': Finns troll President Trump over forest raking comment

(NEW YORK) -- The rakes are out for President Donald Trump.Twitter erupted this weekend with mockery of the president after he claimed, during a visit to a scorched California town, that the leader of Finland had told him the Northern European country prevented wildfires in part by raking their forests."You…... Read More

British school bans pricey Canada Goose coats in hopes of preventing 'poverty shaming'

(WIRRAL, England) -- With the coldest months of winter fast approaching, a school in the U.K. has banned luxury coats in order to help “poverty proof” its educational environment.The head teacher at Woodchurch High School in Wirral, England, moved to ban coats made by expensive brands after consulting with both…... Read More

Groom describes difficulty of losing friends during Costa Rica rafting accident

(NEW YORK) -- Members of a bachelor party, which turned tragic after a whitewater-rafting accident in Costa Rica killed several attendees, described to ABC News how difficult it was to inform their families.Luis Beltran, the groom, and 13 of his friends and family were on a rafting tour on Oct.…... Read More

Magazine features new photo of Prince Louis with grandfather Prince Charles

(LONDON) -- A new photo of baby Prince Louis being held by his grandfather, Prince Charles, was published Monday in the British news outlet Sunday Times Magazine.The photo, taken by longtime royals photographer Chris Jackson, who's been photographing the family for more than 15 years, came just days after Charles'…... Read More

Threat of violence at home spurs LGBT migrants on to the border

(TIJUANA, Mexico) --  A group of LGBT migrants was among the first members of the so-called caravan to arrive in Tijuana this week, seeking asylum from some of the most violent countries in the world where gay and trans people are particularly targeted, according to Amnesty International. "We came with…... Read More

Argentine submarine found on bottom of Atlantic Ocean after year of searching

(BUENOS AIRES) -- An Argentine submarine that went missing almost exactly one year ago has been found at the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean.The Argentine Navy and Defense Ministry confirmed late Friday evening that the remains of the ARA San Juan submarine had been located in the south Atlantic Ocean…... Read More