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February 17, 2018 - 8:18 pm
(LONDON) -- Three large billboards pulled by vans snaked through the British capital Thursday afternoon. The words on the stark red backdrops read: “71 dead.” “And still no arrests?” “How come?” The banners were inspired by the 2017 film “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri," about a woman...
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February 17, 2018 - 2:14 pm
(RIO DE JANEIRO) -- Samba drums and hypnotic percussions, nonstop flow of positive lyrics about love and "Saudade" in the streets of Rio de Janeiro. Women, men and children wearing sparkly red shirts, fun headpieces dancing tirelessly. "Blocos de Rua" -- or street bands -- could be found across the...
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ABC News
February 17, 2018 - 2:10 pm
(NEW YORK) -- It's officially the Year of the Dog, and we’ve fetched a doggone delicious recipe to help you celebrate. In honor of China’s largest and most celebrated holiday, we teamed up with a New York City restaurateur to learn how to make Peking duck jianbing. These “Chinese crepes” are sold...
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February 16, 2018 - 9:36 pm
(MEXICO CITY) -- A 7.2 magnitude earthquake struck in the state of Oaxaca, Mexico, south of Mexico City, on Friday evening, according to the U.S. Geological Survey . Video on social media showed buildings shaking in Mexico City. People in the city gathered on the streets as sirens blared. Mexican...
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February 16, 2018 - 8:51 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- U.S Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu on Friday struck an optimistic chord as they downplayed tensions between the NATO allies while announcing unspecified “mechanisms” for the countries to work through their recent disaffection. Speaking...
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ABC News
February 16, 2018 - 1:04 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- The Justice Department on Friday indicted 13 Russian nationals and three Russian groups of violating criminal laws with the intent to interfere "with U.S. elections and political processes", according to the agency. The indictment charges "all of the defendants with conspiracy to...
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February 16, 2018 - 8:03 am
(PYONGYANG, North Korea) -- North Korea marked the national holiday of late leader Kim Jong Il’s birthday with modest celebratory events compared to the past. Its current leader, Kim Jong Un, paid tribute to his late father’s mausoleum at Kumsusan Palace in Pyongyang on Friday just after midnight,...
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Hakyung Kate Lee
February 16, 2018 - 7:46 am
(PYEONGCHANG, South Korea) -- Those visiting South Korea for the Olympics may be confused to find stores closed on Thursday and Friday. Friday is the Lunar New Year, a legal holiday in South Korea. South Korean athletes competing in Pyeongchang celebrated Lunar New Year together in Korea House on...
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February 15, 2018 - 9:10 pm
(NEW YORK) -- Following Wednesday's shooting rampage at a South Florida high school by a 19-year-old suspect that left 17 dead -- the deadliest school shooting in five years -- Americans are scrambling for answers to make sense of the tragedy. Interviews after the massacre cast alleged shooter...
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