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Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, and Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev walk prior to a cabinet meeting in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020.
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AP News
January 15, 2020 - 10:53 am
The entire Russian government is resigning, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev announced Wednesday, after President Vladimir Putin proposed sweeping reforms that would weaken his successor. Read more here.
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An earthquake destroyed building on January 11, 2020 in Guayanilla, Puerto Rico.
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Pat Loeb
January 14, 2020 - 3:38 pm
A Philadelphia City Councilmember with close ties to Puerto Rico is on the island, seeing how best to help those impacted by recent earthquakes and the continuing aftershocks. Read more here.
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In this Tuesday, July 10, 2018 file photo, members of the royal family gather on the balcony of Buckingham Palace.
Matt Dunham/AP
AP News
January 14, 2020 - 1:04 pm
When accomplished, glamorous American actress Meghan Markle married Prince Harry in 2018, she was hailed as a breath of fresh air for Britain’s fusty royal family. That honeymoon didn’t last.
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Arak heavy water reactor's secondary circuit
Atomic Energy Organization of Iran via AP
AP News
January 14, 2020 - 8:31 am
Britain, France and Germany have launched action under the Iran nuclear agreement paving the way for possible sanctions in response to Tehran’s attempts to roll back parts of the deal, the European Union's foreign policy chief said. Read more here.
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Wreckage of Ukraine International Airlines Boeing 737-800
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AP News
January 14, 2020 - 7:00 am
Iran's judiciary said Tuesday arrests have been made for the accidental shootdown of a Ukrainian passenger plane that killed all 176 people on board just after takeoff from Tehran last week. Read more here.
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Taal Volcano
Aaron Favila/AP
AP News
January 14, 2020 - 6:46 am
A volcano near the Philippine capital spewed lava into the sky and trembled constantly Tuesday, possibly portending a bigger and more dangerous eruption, as tens of thousands of people fled villages darkened and blanketed by heavy ash. Read more here.
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In this Tuesday, July 10, 2018 file photo Britain's Queen Elizabeth II, and Meghan the Duchess of Sussex and Prince Harry watch a flypast of Royal Air Force aircraft pass over Buckingham Palace in London.
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AP News
January 13, 2020 - 10:32 am
Queen Elizabeth II agreed Monday to grant Prince Harry and and his wife Meghan their wish for a more independent life, allowing them to move part-time to Canada while remaining firmly in the House of Windsor.
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Aftermath of Philippines volcanic eruption
Aaron Favila/AP
AP News
January 13, 2020 - 9:46 am
Red-hot lava gushed out of a volcano near the Philippine capital on Monday, as tens of thousands of people fled the area through heavy ash and frightening tremors. Experts warned that the eruption could get worse and plans were being made to evacuate hundreds of thousands more. Read more here.
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Robert O'Brien
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AP News
January 13, 2020 - 9:02 am
Defense Secretary Mark Esper and other administration officials joined President Donald Trump in trying to draw attention to dissent in Iran instead of lingering questions about the scale of the threat used to justify a drone strike on Iran’s top military leader. Read more here.
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Department of Environmental Protection agents perform a prescribed burn in 2019, to clear combustible materials that could start a wildfire.
New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection
David Madden
January 13, 2020 - 4:30 am
With massive wildfires causing historic levels of destruction in Australia, some wonder if similar devastation could happen here. That question was put to those who deal with wildfires in the New Jersey Pinelands. Read more here.
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