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Demonstrators hold placards during a march in central Auckland, New Zealand, Monday, June 1. 2020, to protest the death of United States' George Floyd, a black man who died in police custody in Minneapolis on May 25.
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June 01, 2020 - 7:16 am
World's reaction to US weaves solidarity, calls to change
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Moviegoers wear masks while watching a movie from a truck bed at Mission Tiki drive-in theater in Montclair, Calif., Thursday, May 28, 2020.
(AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
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May 29, 2020 - 4:09 am
New Zealand near eradication, but virus has grim global hold
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A waiter is serving a coffee to a guest at the restaurant Portico on the Piazza Grande in Locarno, Switzerland, Monday, May 11, 2020.
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May 11, 2020 - 7:14 am
Restart or re-stop? Economies reopen but chaos abounds
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In this combo made from two satellite images taken May 12, 2019, left, and Dec. 11, 2019, right, by Maxar Technologies steam rises from the volcano on White Island off the coast of Whakatane, New Zealand.  (Satellite image ©2019 Maxar Technologies via AP)
(Satellite image ©2019 Maxar Technologies via AP)
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December 11, 2019 - 1:41 pm
By NICK PERRY Associated Press WHAKATANE, New Zealand (AP) — A New Zealand island volcano vented more steam and mud Wednesday, prompting authorities to delay plans to recover the bodies of victims from a deadly eruption two days ago. Volcanic tremors on White Island were intensifying to a level not...
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This aerial photo shows White Island after its volcanic eruption in New Zealand Monday, Dec. 9, 2019. (George Novak/New Zealand Herald via AP)
(George Novak/New Zealand Herald via AP)
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December 09, 2019 - 9:56 am
By MARK BAKER and NICK PERRY Associated Press WHAKATANE, New Zealand (AP) — A volcanic island in New Zealand erupted Monday in a tower of ash and steam while dozens of tourists were exploring the moon-like surface, killing five people and leaving many more missing. Police said the site was still...
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September 03, 2019 - 12:17 pm
By NICK PERRY Associated Press WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Some New Zealand gun owners are upset they're being compelled to hand over their assault weapons for money. Others believe a government-imposed ban on certain semi-automatics following a March shooting massacre is the best way to combat...
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August 06, 2019 - 6:14 pm
Washington D.C. _ The Chairman of the committee on Homeland Security, Bennie Thompson, and Ranking Member Mike Rogers have written a letter to the owner of the Extremist website 8chan, to demand that he appear before congress in the wake of the mass shooting in El Paso Texas, as well as other past...
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June 17, 2019 - 3:29 pm
By ELLIOT SPAGAT Associated Press SAN DIEGO (AP) — The sole gunman in a Southern California synagogue shooting in which a woman was killed told an investigator he adopted his hatred of Judaism 18 months before the fatal attack, according to a federal search warrant. John T. Earnest, 19, also told a...
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June 14, 2019 - 9:12 am
By NICK PERRY Associated Press Eds: Freshens summary. With AP Photos. CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AP) — The man accused of the New Zealand mosque attacks smirked as his lawyer entered not guilty pleas to terrorism, murder and attempted murder charges Friday before a judge who set his trial for next...
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March 22, 2019 - 9:21 am
by Nick Perry & Juliet Williams CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealanders observed the Muslim call to prayer Friday in reflecting on the moment one week ago when 50 worshippers at two Christchurch mosques were slain — an act that an imam told the crowd of thousands had left the country...
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