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New Zealand Launches 'Buyback' Program For Semi-Automatic Weapons After Mosque Attacks
By Charlotte Greenfield, Reuters
The measure comes after New Zealand's worst peacetime mass shooting, in which 51 people were killed and dozens injured in attacks on two mosques in Christchurch.
Chinese President Xi Jinping Arrives In North Korea For Talks With Kim Jong Un
Xi is the first Chinese president to visit North Korea in 14 years.
Former Trump Aide Hope Hicks Frustrates Democrats With Limited Testimony
By David Morgan, Reuters
Hope Hicks would not even tell lawmakers where her White House office was located.
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Iranian President Says Iran 'Will Not Wage War Against Any Nation'
By Babak Dehghanpisheh and Sylvia Westall, Reuters
President Hassan Rouhani's comments came a day after the U.S. announced the deployment of more troops to the Middle East.
Edgar Su / Reuters
New Zealand Man Sentenced To 21 Months In Prison For Sharing Video Of Mass Shooting
A gunman killed 51 people in March during a mass attack on Christchurch's Muslim community.
Trump Won’t Stop Trusting North Korea
During an exclusive interview with ABC News, President Donald Trump said he hopes North Korea isn’t building nuclear weapons.
Chinese President Xi To Visit North Korea, State Media Says
By Yanan Wang, AP
Xi will meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un during the visit, CCTV announced.
Pompeo Claims There's 'No Doubt' Iran Attacked Tankers, But U.S. Allies Want Proof
Casting the Trump administration's credibility gap into sharp relief, allies like Japan and Germany have demanded more "credible" evidence to support the U.S. claim.
Fighting For Recognition in Japan
Soshi Matsuoka campaigns to change LGBTQ portrayal in the media.
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South Korean Choir G-Voice Helps Gay Men Find Their Voice
“K-Pop of the human rights movement" strikes a chord in a conservative country.
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Trump Says He Doesn’t Know If North Korea Is Building Nuclear Weapons: ‘I Hope Not’
Speaking to ABC News’ George Stephanopoulos, the president stressed his "very strong relationship" with the "very smart" Kim Jong Un.
U.S. Beats Chile To Advance To Knockout Round Of 2019 FIFA's Women's World Cup
By Anne M. Peterson, AP
Carli Lloyd scored a pair of goals, helping the American women's soccer team shut out Chile 3-0.
Mike Pompeo Calls On Foreign Leaders To Unite Over Alleged Oil Attacks
By Ellen Knickmeyer, AP
“We are going to work to build out a set of countries that have deep vested interest in keeping that strait open to help us do that,” Pompeo said.
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Hong Kong Leader Delays Unpopular Extradition Bill Following Mass Protests
By Elaine Kurtenbach and Christopher Bodeen, AP
Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam said she was suspending the bill indefinitely.
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Ecuador Legalizes Same-Sex Marriage In Landmark Week For LGBTQ Rights
By Oscar Lopez, Reuters
The Latin American nation joined Botswana and Bhutan in securing a victory for LGBTQ equality.
2 Oil Tankers Attacked, Sparking Oil Supply Fears
By Lisa Barrington and Rania El Gamal, Reuters
The attacks were the second in a month near the Strait of Hormuz, a major strategic waterway for world oil supplies.
Team USA Dominate At World Cup
The U.S. Women’s soccer team hammered Thailand with a record-breaking 13 - 0, once again raising the issue of pay inequality with their male counterparts.
Hong Kong Extradition Law: Why Are So Many People Protesting?
Thousands protest as police use force to disperse crowds outside the government's headquarters.
Trump Says He Wouldn’t Have Let CIA Recruit Kim Jong Un's Relatives As Informants
It's the latest example of the president siding with foreign adversaries over his own intelligence agencies.
Police Turn Violent In Massive Protests In Hong Kong Over Controversial Extradition Bill
By Christopher Bodeen, AP
The afternoon violence marked a major escalation in the semi-autonomous Chinese territory’s biggest political crisis in years.
U.S. Demolishes Thailand In Historic, Near-Perfect 2019 Women's World Cup Opener
USA 13, Thailand 0 – a record margin of victory at the Women’s World Cup
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Joe Biden Attacks Trump In Swing State Speech, Calls Him An 'Existential Threat'
The 2020 Democratic candidate delivered a searing critique in Iowa, where Trump is scheduled to appear at a separate event.
Tom Brenner / Reuters
Trump Falsely Claims He Has Wiped Out 150% Of China's Economy
He gloated China's economy has lost up to $20 trillion in value since his election. If true, that would have wiped China off the economic map.
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Supreme Court Declines To Take Up Guantanamo Bay Detainee Appeal
By Lawrence Hurley, Reuters
Yemeni-born Moath Hamza Ahmed al Alwi has been held at the naval base without charge since 2001.
Hong Kong To Push Ahead With Extradition Bill That Sparked Huge Protest
Hundreds of thousands marched Sunday to protest amendments that would allow Hong Kong to send people to mainland China to face charges.
Thousands Of Protesters Take To Hong Kong Streets Against Extradition Law
By Christopher Bodeen, AP
Protesters oppose the government-backed legislation that would allow people to be extradited to mainland China to face charges.
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