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FILE - In this May 24, 2016 file photo, employees work in Russia's national drug-testing laboratory in Moscow, Russia. Russia is accused of manipulating an archive of doping data from a laboratory in Moscow, which was meant to be a peace offering to the World Anti-Doping Agency to solve earlier disputes. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko, File)
Associated Press
December 09, 2019 - 6:47 am
The World Anti-Doping Agency has banned Russia from the Olympics and other major sporting events for four years, though many athletes will likely be allowed to compete as neutral athletes. Here is a timeline of the drug use, doping investigations and cover-ups: February 2014 — Russian President...
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December 08, 2019 - 7:59 am
Prince Louis is definitely a mama’s boy. Kate Middleton has revealed her youngest child is already talking and never wants to leave her side. Kate Middleton Reveals 'Little Louis' Is Talking: 'He Wants to Come Everywhere with Me!' https://t.co/Zjg92IBfuT — People (@people) December 4, 2019 The...
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FILE - In this Friday Nov 22, 2019 file photo, Hunter, a young Belgian Malinois, keeps an eye on Jazz, a nine-day-old giraffe at the Rhino orphanage in the Limpopo province of South Africa. Jazz, who was brought in after being abandoned by her mother at birth, died of brain hemorrhaging and hyphema it was announced Friday, Dec. 6, 2019. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay)
Associated Press
December 06, 2019 - 8:35 am
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A South African animal orphanage says a baby giraffe that was befriended by a dog after it was abandoned in the wild has died. The Rhino Orphanage in a Facebook post Friday said Jazz the giraffe collapsed after hemorrhaging in the brain. The orphanage said the giraffe had been...
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Riot police officers secure an area during a demonstration in Paris, Thursday, Dec. 5, 2019. Small groups of protesters are smashing store windows, setting fires and hurling flares in eastern Paris amid mass strikes over the government's retirement reform. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
WCBS 880 Newsroom
December 05, 2019 - 6:00 pm
PARIS (AP) — Paris police fired tear gas at demonstrators Thursday as the Eiffel Tower shut down, France’s high-speed trains came to a standstill and hundreds of thousands marched nationwide in a strike over the government’s plan to overhaul the retirement system. At least 90 people were arrested...
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
December 05, 2019 - 2:30 pm
The Trump administration on Thursday accused Iranian security forces of killing more than 1,000 people in crackdowns against recent protests that have swept the country. That figure is significantly higher than previously estimated death tolls from human rights groups and others, and the...
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An oversized urn covered with a black plastic wrap placed by the artist group 'Center for Political Beauty" near the German parliament building, the Reichstag in Berlin, Germany, Thursday, Dec. 5, 2019. An activist group has apologized to Jewish groups who expressed outrage at an urn placed in front of the German parliament that the activists claim contains Holocaust victims' remains. The Center for Political Beauty said late Wednesday they had not intended to hurt the feelings of Holocaust survivors and their descendants when they placed the urn in front of Reichstag building Monday. (Photo/Markus Schreiber)
AP News
December 05, 2019 - 4:48 am
BERLIN (AP) — An activist group has apologized to Jewish organizations outraged over their use of purported Holocaust victims’ remains in an installation outside Germany’s parliament building meant to draw attention to the perils of far-right extremism. The Center for Political Beauty, a Germany-...
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Britain's Princess Anne The Princess Royal, right, talks to NATO delegates from left, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson, French President Emmanuel Macron, during a reception at Buckingham Palace, in London, as Nato leaders attend to mark 70 years of the alliance, Tuesday Dec. 3, 2019. While NATO leaders are publicly professing unity as they gather for the London summit, several seem to have been caught in an unguarded exchange on camera apparently gossiping about U.S. President Donald Trump’s behaviour. In footage recorded during the Buckingham Palace reception on Tuesday, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was seen standing in a huddle with French President Emmanuel Macron, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte and Britain’s Princess Anne. (Yui Mok/Pool via AP)
Associated Press
December 04, 2019 - 11:54 am
WATFORD, England (AP) — NATO leaders professed unity on Wednesday at a summit near London — but a spat over off-the-cuff chit chat at a royal reception rattled their show of solidarity. U.S. President Donald Trump branded the leader of America’s northern neighbor “two-faced” after Canadian Prime...
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Tributes are placed by the southern end of London Bridge in London, Monday, Dec. 2, 2019. London Bridge reopened to cars and pedestrians Monday, three days after a man previously convicted of terrorism offenses stabbed two people to death and injured three others before being shot dead by police. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
Associated Press
December 03, 2019 - 3:22 pm
LONDON (AP) — The Polish porter who fought off a knife-wielding attacker in the London Bridge stabbings said Tuesday that he acted instinctively in trying to prevent others from being hurt. In a statement issued by London’s Metropolitan Police, the man identified only as Lukasz said he had gone to...
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FILE - This Sept. 6, 2012 file photo shows the Amazon logo in Santa Monica, Calif. Amazon’s fast-growing advertising business is becoming a problem for some shoppers. Sponsored ads are flooding Amazon’s search results, making it harder to find the products customers are searching for. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon, File)
Associated Press
December 02, 2019 - 6:27 am
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Amazon said Monday it has removed “Christmas ornaments” and other merchandise bearing the images of Auschwitz that had been available on its online site. Amazon said in a statement that “all sellers must follow our selling guidelines” and that those who do not will be removed...
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Dutch police secure a shopping street after a stabbing incident in the center of The Hague, Netherlands, Friday, Nov. 29, 2019. Dutch police say multiple people have been injured in a stabbing incident in The Hague's main shopping street. (AP Photo/Phil Nijhuis)
WCBS 880 Newsroom
December 01, 2019 - 9:24 am
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Police say they have not found any indications of a terrorist motive in a stabbing on a busy Dutch shopping street that injured three teens. Police said Sunday, after questioning a 35-year-old homeless man arrested as a suspect in the stabbing, that “so far there are...
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