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Dog found in Bahamas rubble 3 weeks after Hurricane Dorian is adopted by Florida family

(NEW YORK) --  Miracle, the puppy that was rescued in the Bahamas after surviving more than three weeks under debris from Hurricane Dorian, has a new family just in time for the holidays. The Beaty family -- Clark, Briana and their three daughters Jayne, 8; Kate, 5; and Clare, 3…... Read More

Protests in Hong Kong intensify with explosions, Molotov cocktails at Polytechnic University

(HONG KONG) -- Protests in Hong Kong have intensified with live bullets and explosions as police seek to end the standoff at Polytechnic University.The police have surrounded the university in what is the one of the largest and most sustained battles in a protest movement that is now in it's…... Read More

Prince Andrew says in BBC interview 'nothing' happened between him and Virginia Giuffre

(LONDON) -- Prince Andrew, the third child of Queen Elizabeth, in a high-stakes interview with the British Broadcasting Corp. categorically denied allegations he had sex on multiple occasions with an American teenager who's claimed she was trafficked to the prince at the direction of Jeffrey Epstein."I've said consistently and frequently…... Read More

Paris yellow vest protests turn violent with police as movement turns 1

(PARIS) -- French police fired water cannons and tear gas in Paris on Saturday to drive back protesters marking the first anniversary of the anti-government yellow vest demonstrations.Demonstrators, many clad in black and hiding their faces, vandalized an HSBC bank at the Place d'Italie. They set trash cans on fire…... Read More

After North Korean defector and her son die, a spotlight on their hardships in freedom

(NEW YORK) -- Kim Eunju escaped North Korea in 2005, disillusioned with the communist regime. She still vividly remembers that night when uniformed officers raided her home in Chongjin, Hamgyeongbuk-do, searching for petroleum that she had been smuggling from China to sell in the local market. It was the family’s…... Read More

North Korea calls Biden a 'rabid dog' after campaign ad implies Kim's a 'tyrant'

(WASHINGTON) -- After a campaign ad for Former Vice President Joe Biden implied Kim Jong Un was a "tyrant," North Korean state media responded on Thursday by blasting the 2020 Democratic candidate. The commentary called Biden a "rabid dog" and advocated that rabid dogs "can hurt lots of people" and…... Read More

$20M set aside for Venice flooding, state of emergency declared

(ROME) -- Italy's government declared a state of emergency on Thursday after floodwaters ravaged Venice, causing inestimable damage to the centuries-old city.Twenty million euros (approximately $22 million, U.S.) is being set aside in response, reported Italian press agency ANSA. Venice saw its worst flood in 50 years on Tuesday, close…... Read More

Hillary Clinton meets Duchess Meghan, Archie in Windsor

(LONDON) -- Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, had a chance to thank Hillary Clinton for the supportive comments she's made about her recently.The duchess and the 2016 Democratic presidential candidate had a private meeting Tuesday at Frogmore Cottage, Meghan and Prince Harry's home in Windsor, according to a Buckingham Palace…... Read More

Plans for Notre Dame spire reconstruction cause a fight among officials

(PARIS) -- The debate over the reconstruction of the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris continues.Since the April fire that burnt down the roof of Paris' most beloved cathedral, causing the collapse of the 800 year-old spire, debates on its reconstruction have opposed France's conservatives and modernists.Emotions ran high Wednesday when…... Read More

Australia’s Melbourne Zoo welcomes first baby koala in eight years

(MELBOURNE, Australia) -- The first koala to be born at Australia’s Melbourne Zoo in more than eight years has just started to peek out from its mother's pouch -- and the footage captured by zookeepers is every bit as adorable as you’d expect. In video released by the wildlife park,…... Read More

Cirque du Soleil founder detained for growing cannabis on private island

(LONDON) — Canadian billionaire Guy Laliberte, co-founder of global circus company Cirque du Soleil, is being investigated for growing cannabis on his private island in French Polynesia.Laliberte, 60, turned himself in to police and was subsequently detained for questioning in the territory's capital of Papeete, located on the island of…... Read More