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In this grab taken from validated UGC provided on Thursday, Dec. 27, 2018, a boy is airlifted after an avalanche, on the French Alps on Wednesday. A 12-year-old boy in the French Alps was found alive and uninjured after being buried under an avalanche for 40 minutes, an event his rescuers are calling a true "miracle." (UGC via AP)
December 27, 2018 - 3:44 pm
PARIS (AP) — A 12-year-old boy in the French Alps was found alive and uninjured after being buried under an avalanche for 40 minutes, an event his rescuers are calling a true "miracle." French police in the town of Bourg Saint-Maurice said the boy was skiing off piste at the La Plagne ski resort in...
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In this photo provided by Colin O'Brady, of Portland., Ore., he poses for a photo while traveling across Antarctica on Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2018. He has become the first person to traverse Antarctica alone without any assistance. O'Brady finished the 932-mile (1,500-kilometer) journey across the continent in 54 days, lugging his supplies on a sled as he skied in bone-chilling temperatures. (Colin O'Brady via AP)
December 26, 2018 - 10:56 pm
An Oregon man became the first person to traverse Antarctica alone without any assistance on Wednesday, trekking across the polar continent in an epic 54-day journey that was previously deemed impossible. Colin O'Brady, of Portland, finished the bone-chilling, 930-mile (1,500-kilometer) journey as...
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President Trump visits troops in Iraq
Sarah Huckabee Sanders
December 26, 2018 - 2:24 pm
President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump met with military personnel Wednesday at an air base in Iraq.
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A damaged carriage sits on a path near Pfronten, southern Germany, Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2018. 20 people were injured, two of them seriously, when two horse-drawn carriages collided during a Christmas day outing. The two carriages, each with 10 passengers, were approaching a rail crossing single file when the first carriage halted. The second did not and overturned during the collision. (Benjamin Liss/dpa via AP)
December 25, 2018 - 1:07 pm
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — German police say 20 people were injured, two of them seriously, when two horse-drawn carriages collided during a Christmas Day outing. The dpa news agency quoted police in southern Bavaria as saying the two carriages, each with 10 passengers, were approaching a rail...
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Bethlehem
AP Photo/Nasser Nasser
December 25, 2018 - 10:01 am
Pilgrims from around the world flocked to Bethlehem on Monday for what was believed to be the biblical West Bank city's largest Christmas celebrations in years.
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Queen Elizabeth II
John Stillwell/Pool via AP
December 25, 2018 - 9:16 am
Queen Elizabeth II was cheered by onlookers when she and other senior royals arrived at a Christmas church service on the grounds of one of her country estates.
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Pope Francis
AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino
December 25, 2018 - 9:11 am
Pope Francis offered a Christmas wish for fraternity among people of different nations, cultures, faiths, races or ideas, describing the world's differences as a richness, not a danger, and championing the rights of religious minorities.
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Archbishop Pierbattista Pizzaballa, the top Roman Catholic cleric in the Holy Land, and his entourage arrive at the Church of the Nativity, traditionally recognized by Christians to be the birthplace of Jesus Christ, ahead of midnight Mass after he crossed an Israeli military checkpoint from Jerusalem, in the West Bank city of Bethlehem, Monday, Dec. 24, 2018. Palestinians are preparing to host pilgrims from around the world in celebrating Christmas in the West Bank city of Bethlehem. (AP Photo/Nasser Nasser)
December 24, 2018 - 6:06 pm
BETHLEHEM, West Bank (AP) — Pilgrims from around the world flocked to Bethlehem on Monday for what was believed to be the biblical West Bank city's largest Christmas celebrations in years. Hundreds of locals and foreign visitors milled in Manger Square as bagpipe-playing Palestinian Scouts paraded...
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Pet Store
AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, file
December 24, 2018 - 9:43 am
Britain has banned third-party sales of puppies and kittens to protect the animals from exploitation.
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Indonesia Tsunami
AP Photo/Fauzy Chaniago
December 24, 2018 - 9:32 am
Efforts to collect hundreds of bodies and save the injured were stepped up in Indonesia on Monday following the country's latest tsunami, as scientists collected evidence on how a volcanic eruption triggered the weekend tragedy.
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