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December 06, 2017 - 2:18 pm
(NEW YORK) -- Scientists have discovered the farthest known supermassive blackhole, believed to have been created just 690 million years after the Big Bang. The black hole is about 800 million times the mass of our Sun. Co-author of the study, Daniel Stern of NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in...
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December 06, 2017 - 12:26 pm
Donald Trump is doing something no other President would do: formally declare Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. He will also eventually move the U.S. Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, which was first brought up in 1995 . The decision has sparked much debate and outrage in the Middle East, and...
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December 06, 2017 - 8:00 am
(LONDON) -- Prince William revealed his family kicked off their own Christmas celebrations this year by watching Prince George, 4, in his school's nativity play. George, the third-in-line to the throne, did not play the role of a king or a wise man in the play at St. Thomas's Battersea School in...
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December 05, 2017 - 6:26 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- In what would be a momentous shift of United States foreign policy in the Middle East, President Donald Trump is expected to officially recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel on Wednesday and initiate the process of relocating the U.S. embassy to the city from Tel Aviv, two U...
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December 05, 2017 - 12:12 pm
(NEW YORK) -- When Meghan Markle's engagement to Prince Harry was announced by his father's office last week, the world rejoiced. But a louder chorus, coming in a harmonized fashion from American black women, sang louder. Twitter hashtags such as #blackgirlmagic and #blackprincess -- although royal...
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December 05, 2017 - 6:24 am
(NEW YORK) -- When the mother of a dying 3-year-old girl asks Amina Ballour if there is anything she can do to help, she doesn’t know what to say. The girl, Rama, is a regular patient at the hospital, where Ballour works as a pediatrician in Eastern Ghouta, a Damascus suburb that is besieged by...
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December 05, 2017 - 6:23 am
(YIWU, China) -- It was during the middle of the summer that production of Santa hats, tinsel and LED-lit Christmas trees reached their peak in the city that has come to be known as China's "Christmas Village." Located a little over an hour away on the bullet train south of Shanghai, Yiwu, an...
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