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Harland and Wolff, the Northern Ireland shipyard that built the Titanic, has been rescued from bankruptcy.
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CNN
October 01, 2019 - 12:25 pm
Harland and Wolff, the Northern Ireland shipyard that built the Titanic, has been rescued from bankruptcy. A UK energy company, InfraStrata, said Tuesday that it had agreed to buy the 158-year old Belfast shipyard and its assets for £6 million ($7.3 million).
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Francois-Henri Pinault, CEO of French luxury group Kering, left, his father Francois Pinault, right, and Archbishop of Paris Michel Aupetit, center, pose after signing an agreement to raise money for the rebuild of Notre-Dame cathedral, in Paris.
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AP News
October 01, 2019 - 10:36 am
French billionaire Francois Pinault and son Francois-Henri Pinault have officially signed documents setting aside 100 million euros ($109 million) toward rebuilding Notre Dame Cathedral, following months of delay that left officials largely reliant on small charity donations to fund the first phase...
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Protesters take cover in Hong Kong, Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2019. A Hong Kong police official says a pro-democracy protester was shot when an officer opened fire with his revolver during clashes Tuesday.
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AP News
October 01, 2019 - 10:12 am
In a fearsome escalation of violence, Hong Kong police shot a protester at close range in the chest Tuesday, leaving the teenager bleeding and howling on the ground. Tens of thousands joined anti-government demonstrations that spread across the semi-autonomous Chinese territory even as Communist...
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Female patient
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CNN
September 30, 2019 - 3:14 pm
Two women a day are dying unnecessarily from heart attacks in England and Wales because of a gender gap in awareness, diagnosis and treatment. Read more here.
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Prime Minister Boris Johnson
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AP News
September 30, 2019 - 2:52 pm
U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson battled to fend off allegations of improper patronage and groping a woman as he prepared a final push Monday to fulfill his pledge to lead his country out of the European Union in just over a month — and, he hopes, move British politics beyond its fracture over...
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Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce further staked her claim as one of the greatest female sprinters of all time by storming to victory in the women's 100 meters final at the World Championships in Doha.
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CNN
September 30, 2019 - 9:54 am
Jamaican athlete Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce further staked her claim as one of the greatest female sprinters of all time by storming to victory in the women's 100 meters final at the World Championships in Doha.
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Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson leaves 10 Downing Street in London, Thursday, Sept. 26, 2019.
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AP News
September 26, 2019 - 11:32 am
British lawmakers accused Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Thursday of whipping up anger and division with his charged language about opponents of Brexit, and the speaker of the House of Commons pleaded for an end to the "toxic" political atmosphere.
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French president Jacques Chirac poses after recording a television address from the presidential Elysee Palace in Paris.
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AP News
September 26, 2019 - 8:02 am
Jacques Chirac, a two-term French president who was the first leader to acknowledge France's role in the Holocaust and defiantly opposed the U.S. invasion of Iraq in 2003, died Thursday at age 86.
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From left, United Arab Emirates astronaut Hazza Al Mansouri, Russian cosmonaut Oleg Skripochka, U.S. astronaut Jessica Meir, members of the main crew to the International Space Station.
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AP News
September 25, 2019 - 1:55 pm
An American, a Russian and the first space flyer from the United Arab Emirates blasted off Wednesday on a mission to the International Space Station.
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File photo shows an aerial view of large icebergs floating as the sun rises near Kulusuk, Greenland.
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AP News
September 25, 2019 - 1:37 pm
Sea levels are rising at an ever-faster rate as ice and snow shrink, and oceans are getting more acidic and losing oxygen, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change said in a report issued as world leaders met at the United Nations.
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