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February 15, 2018 - 5:33 pm
(NEW YORK) -- Puerto Rico could recover nearly all of the power it lost after Hurricane Maria by the end of next month, according to the governor and the Army Corps of Engineers. Gov. Rosello said 90 percent of the customers with electricity should have their power back by March. "My expectation is...
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February 14, 2018 - 8:52 pm
(HAVANA) -- U.S. personnel at the embassy in Havana who've experienced a rash of symptoms from mysterious "health attacks" appear to have suffered "widespread brain network dysfunction," but there's still no answer about the cause, according to a new peer-reviewed medical report. The report,...
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February 14, 2018 - 5:55 pm
(JERUSALEM) -- The morning after Israeli police recommended charging Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in two corruption cases, he was on the defense. Speaking at a local governance conference in Tel Aviv, the embattled prime minister kept his fight in the public eye, continuing an...
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February 14, 2018 - 4:37 pm
(KUWAIT CITY) -- It will take a staggering $88.2 billion to rebuild parts of Iraq devastated by the war against ISIS, according to the country's minister of planning. During an international donors conference in Kuwait regarding Iraq reconstruction, Salman Al-Jameeli said in a statement Tuesday...
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February 14, 2018 - 3:51 pm
(NEW YORK) -- Russia’s president Vladimir Putin has canceled some of his public appearances this week after coming down with a cold, a Kremlin spokesman said. "The president has a cold," Dmitry Peskov told reporters on a conference call Tuesday. “It’s winter.” It was a rare acknowledgement of...
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February 14, 2018 - 10:59 am
(CAPE TOWN, South Africa) -- South African President Jacob Zuma is refusing to resign after being recalled by the ruling African National Congress (ANC) on Tuesday amid allegations of fraud and misuse of taxpayer funds. If parliament votes against him in a motion of "no confidence" set for Thursday...
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February 14, 2018 - 7:51 am
(PYEONGCHANG, South Korea) -- South Korea approved $2.64 million from the government to foot the bill for North Korea’s participation in the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics on Wednesday, according to the Unification Ministry. The South and North Exchange and Cooperation Promotion Council approved the...
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February 14, 2018 - 7:45 am
(PYEONGCHANG, South Korea) -- North Korea's taekwondo team finished its four-show tour in South Korea on Wednesday. In each display, performers from both nations jointly demonstrated skills that led Seoul Mayor Park Won-soon to call them a "sensation." The team from North Korea performed before the...
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February 13, 2018 - 8:19 pm
(JERUSALEM) -- Behind closed doors at the Israeli Ofer Military Base in the West Bank, Ahed Tamimi, the Palestinian teenager who slapped an Israeli soldier, appeared in an Israeli military court Tuesday morning. Minutes after Ahed was brought into the courtroom Tuesday, Military Judge Lt. Col...
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