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Gay Penguins
Sea Life Sydney via CNN
October 26, 2018 - 1:59 pm
By Lianne Kolirin (CNN) -- A same-sex penguin couple just became parents at an aquarium in Sydney, Australia. Sphen and Magic -- or Sphengic, as they are collectively known -- proved themselves natural parents when they incubated a dummy egg given to them by staff at Sydney's Sea Life Aquarium,...
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People watch from inside the building as urban climber dubbed the French Spiderman, Alain Robert scales the outside of Heron Tower building in the City of London, Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018.
AP Photo/Frank Augstein
October 26, 2018 - 1:00 pm
LONDON (AP) — French urban climber Alain Robert has been banned from climbing any building in Britain after scaling one of London's tallest skyscrapers without ropes — and without permission. Robert climbed the 662-foot (202-meter) Heron Tower on Thursday as police cordoned off the building, closed...
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In this Sept. 12, 2018, photo, a dinosaur model stands near the site of a future dinosaur museum in Yanji, China.
AP Photo/Christina Larson
October 25, 2018 - 11:12 am
By Christina Larson, AP Science Writer YANJI, China (AP) — At the end of a street of newly built high-rises in the northern Chinese city of Yanji stands an exposed cliff face, where paleontologists scrape away 100 million-year-old rock in search of prehistoric bones. Like many fossil excavation...
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Central American migrants traveling with a caravan to the U.S. make their way to Mapastepec, Mexico, Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018.
AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd
October 25, 2018 - 10:36 am
By Mark Stevenson, Associated Press MAPASTEPEC, Mexico (AP) — Little by little, sickness, fear and police harassment are whittling down the migrant caravan making its way to the U.S. border, with many of the 4,000 to 5,000 migrants who resumed their journey Thursday complaining of exhaustion. The...
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Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi is shown entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018.
CCTV/Hurriyet via AP, File
October 25, 2018 - 8:55 am
By Aya Batrawy, Christopher Torchia and Suzan Fraser, Associated Press RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi prosecutors say the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi was planned, state-run media reported Thursday, reflecting yet another change in the shifting Saudi Arabian account of what happened to...
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Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and his father King Salman
Saudi Press Agency via CNN
October 24, 2018 - 6:39 pm
By John Defterios, Adrian Lydon, Elise Labott and Laura Smith-Spark, CNN (CNN) -- Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman on Wednesday described the killing of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi as a "heinous" crime in his first comments since some of his closest aides were implicated in the...
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Russian President Vladimir Putin
(Sergei Chirikov/Pool Photo via AP)
October 24, 2018 - 4:28 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin warned Wednesday that if the United States deploys intermediate-range missiles in Europe, Russia will have to target the nations that would host them. The stern statement follows U.S. President Donald Trump's announcement over the weekend that he...
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Saudi Crown Prince, Mohammed bin Salman, smiles as he attends the Future Investment Initiative conference, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018.
AP Photo/Amr Nabil
October 23, 2018 - 2:19 pm
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The Latest on the killing of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi (all times local): 8:15 p.m. The United Nations says Secretary-General Antonio Guterres stands by his earlier call for an independent and transparent investigation into the death of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. U.N...
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Central American migrants making their way to the U.S. rest in a park after arriving to Huixtla, Mexico, Monday, Oct. 22, 2018.
AP Photo/Moises Castillo
October 23, 2018 - 1:40 pm
By MARK STEVENSON, Associated Press HUIXTLA, Mexico (AP) — Thousands of Central American migrants awoke Tuesday in a makeshift encampment in a rain-soaked town square in far-southern Mexico, some weary, foot-sore and coughing, still distant from their goal of reaching the U.S. border. The caravan,...
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Pope Francis waves to faithful at the end of the Angelus prayer he delivered in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican, Sunday, Oct. 21, 2018.
AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia
October 23, 2018 - 10:38 am
By Nicole Winfield, Associated Press VATICAN CITY (AP) — As the Vatican copes with the growing clergy sex abuse scandal and declining number of priests worldwide, it is laying the groundwork to open formal debate on an issue that has long been taboo: opening up the priesthood to married men in...
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