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United Kingdom - The death toll after the Grenfell Tower fire has risen to 79. The 24-story apartment tower went up in flames on Wednesday, June 14 in West London. The flammable material used for the cladding...

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Queensland, Australia- A new species of dinosaur was officially discovered on Oct. 20, according to online news website, The Verge. The new dinosaur species, called the ‘Savannasaurus elliottorum,’ was...

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Tahoua region, Niger- An American citizen was kidnapped by an “unknown group of assailants,” reported NBC News. According to Christian Broadcasting Network News, the man is Jeff Woodke, who reportedly...

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Naples, Italy- According to NBC News, two paintings by Vincent Van Gogh that were stolen from the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam in 2002 were found on Sept. 30 in Italy during a crackdown against the...

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Aleppo, Syria- Approximately 200 air strikes were conducted against the rebel-held city of Aleppo on Sept. 22 and 23 by Syrian government forces and their Russian allies. These air strikes came after a...

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  Bangalore, India- Protests that began last week over a water sharing deal between Karnataka and the neighboring state, Tamil have resulted in two deaths. One of the men was shot dead by police and...

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  North Korea- North Korea announced that, in potentially the most powerful nuclear test the country has had yet on the morning of Friday, Sept. 9, they have successfully detonated a nuclear warhead...

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Vatican City, Italy- Pope Francis issued a statement expressing his horror at the mass shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Fla. He condemned the shooting and said that it is paradoxical how weapons...

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Dübendorf, Switzerland – Solar Impulse, a completely solar powered airplane from Switzerland, has completed a three-day journey from Hawaii to San Francisco in one of the final legs of its around the world...

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Ecuador – The death toll continues to rise after a powerful earthquake in Ecuador’s northwestern coast shook the nation on Saturday, April 16. 246 people have been pronounced dead and hundreds more are...