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UGC issued by PA shows Police restraining a man after he stabbed three people at Victoria Station in Manchester, England, late Monday Dec. 31, 2018. Two commuters - a man and woman in their 50s - were taken to hospital with knife injuries and a British Transport Police (BTP) officer was stabbed in the shoulder. Police said a man was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and remains in custody. (Sam Clack/PA via AP)
January 02, 2019 - 1:11 pm
LONDON (AP) — The British police officer stabbed while subduing a suspect on New Year's Eve said Wednesday that "instinct took over" when he heard people screaming at a Manchester train station. British Transport Police Sergeant Lee Valentine and several officers managed to bring down the knife-...
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Kim Jong Un
KRT via AP
January 01, 2019 - 2:16 pm
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said Tuesday he hopes to extend his high-stakes nuclear summitry with President Donald Trump into 2019, but also warned Washington not to test North Koreans' patience with sanctions and pressure.
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NASA New Horizons Ultima Thule
January 01, 2019 - 10:17 am
The NASA spacecraft that yielded the first close-up views of Pluto opened the new year at an even more distant world, a billion miles beyond.
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Manchester stabbing
Sam Clack/PA via AP
January 01, 2019 - 10:09 am
Police in the English city of Manchester are questioning a man arrested in the New Year's Eve stabbing of three people at a train station and treating it as a terrorist attack, authorities said Tuesday.
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Germany crowd car
Marcel Kusch/dpa via AP
January 01, 2019 - 10:03 am
A man ploughed his car into a crowd of people in western Germany early Tuesday, injuring at least four in what appears to have been an intentional attack directed at foreigners, police said.
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Russia collapse
Russian Ministry for Emergency Situations photo via AP
January 01, 2019 - 9:57 am
Russian rescuers on Tuesday pulled an infant boy alive from the rubble of an apartment building, some 35 hours after a collapse that killed at least seven people and left dozens missing.
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New Year Malaysia
AP Photo/Yam G-Jun
December 31, 2018 - 4:17 pm
Revelers around the globe are bidding farewell Monday to a year filled with challenges to many of the world's most basic institutions, including politics, trade, alliances and religion. Fireworks, concerts, spiritual services and political addresses abounded to mark the transition. A look at how...
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In this Dec. 18, 2018, photo, people cross a street as pyramid-shaped Ryugyong Hotel is seen in the background in Pyongyang, North Korea. Transformed into the backdrop for a gargantuan propaganda display, Pyongyang's yet-to-be-completed 105-story Ryugyong Hotel is once again the talk of North Korea. In a brilliant flip of the script, the uninhabited, pyramid-like building that towers over the North's capital has been festooned with more than 100,000 lights that for several hours every night flash propaganda far and wide. (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara)
December 30, 2018 - 7:32 pm
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — The 105-story Ryugyong Hotel has long been a blot on the Pyongyang skyline. The world's tallest unoccupied building has towered over North Korea's capital since 1987, a grand but empty pyramid entirely dark except for the lone aircraft warning light at its top...
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In this March 29, 2018 photo, a Syrian student walks next a wall with Arabic that reads: "We will not emigrate we will confront, no to the Turkish occupation," in Manbij, north Syria. On Friday, Dec. 28, 2018, Syria's military said it entered the flashpoint Kurdish-held town of Manbij, where Turkey has threatened an offensive -- a claim that was refuted by U.S. troops who patrol the town. The announcement and the conflicting reports reflect the potential for chaos in the wake of the U.S. surprise decision to withdraw troops from Syria. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)
December 28, 2018 - 4:40 pm
BEIRUT (AP) — Syria's military said Friday it had entered the key Kurdish-held town of Manbij in an apparent deal with the Kurds, who are looking for new allies and protection against a threatened Turkish offensive as U.S. troops prepare to leave Syria. Turkey and American troops patrolling the...
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FILE - In this Sept. 17, 2018, file photo SpaceX founder and chief executive Elon Musk speaks in Hawthorne, Calif. Musk is asking a California judge to throw out a lawsuit filed against him by a British diver who accused the tech entrepreneur of falsely calling him a pedophile. A court filing Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2018, argues that "the public knew from the outset that Musk's insults were not intended to be statements of fact." (AP Photo/Chris Carlson, File)
December 27, 2018 - 7:36 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Elon Musk is asking a California judge to throw out a lawsuit filed against him by a British diver the tech entrepreneur called a pedophile on Twitter, arguing that it was nothing more than a "schoolyard spat on social media" that no reasonable reader took seriously. Musk's...
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