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April 23, 2018 - 6:15 am
(LONDON) -- Prince William and Princess Kate are set to become the parents of three children. Kate, 36, entered labor with her third child Monday, Kensington Palace announced. The palace announced on Twitter Kate was taken to St. Mary's Hospital "in the early stages of labour" Monday morning along...
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April 22, 2018 - 7:23 pm
(JERUSALEM) -- Natalie Portman has drawn ire from her native Israel after declaring to boycott receiving a $1 million award known as the "Jewish Nobel." But the activist actress explained the rationale behind not attending the fete, for which she was going to be the prize laureate: It was a direct...
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April 21, 2018 - 9:09 pm
(LONDON) -- The Royal Family paid tribute to Queen Elizabeth at a star-studded birthday party at Royal Albert Hall tonight -- where the likes of Sting, Sir Tom Jones, Shaggy, Kylie Minogue and Shawn Mendes joined a cast of commonwealth Nation artists to pay tribute to the 92-year-old Queen. The...
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April 21, 2018 - 12:56 pm
(NEW YORK) -- People around the world will come together this weekend to celebrate the planet and to take action to protect it. Here's everything you need to know about Earth Day 2018. When is Earth Day? First celebrated in 1970, Earth Day takes place worldwide on April 22. This year's event falls...
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April 20, 2018 - 8:06 pm
(SEOUL, South Korea) -- North Korea has announced a freeze of all nuclear and missile tests, according to South Korean media reports. “The North will shut down a nuclear test site in the country's northern side to guarantee transparency in suspending nuclear tests,” media reports quoted North...
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April 20, 2018 - 7:00 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- The U.S. State Department has released its first human rights report fully compiled under the Trump administration, and it's generating controversy for several changes and omissions - including eliminating references to "reproductive rights" and dropping use of the term "occupied...
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April 20, 2018 - 4:30 pm
(CAPE TOWN, South Africa) -- Endangered African penguins living in a colony on Boulders Beach in Cape Town, South Africa, have been further threatened by an outbreak of avian flu. According to Nature, veterinarians detected the virus in February among penguins there as well as Cape cormorants,...
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April 20, 2018 - 2:29 pm
(NEW YORK) -- A 700-year-old Banyan tree whose branches spread across about three acres is believed to be one of the oldest and largest of its kind in the world. But when one of the branches of the tree in Telangana in southern India broke off in December, forest officials found the tree to be...
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