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Car Plows Through Copacabana Sidewalk, Kills Baby, Injures 15

Pic: ReutersRIO DE JANEIRO: A speeding car plowed through evening strollers on a crowded sidewalk of Rio’s famed Copacabana beach on Thursday in an apparent accident, killing an 8-month old baby and injuring 15 people, police said.

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China Says Sunken Iranian Tanker May Be Leaking Bunker Fuel

Pic: ReutersBEIJING: Bunker fuel may now be leaking from the Iranian oil tanker that sank in the East China Sea last Sunday, China’s State Oceanic Administration (SOA) said, underlining fears for contamination from the world’s worst oil ship disaster in decades.

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New Trump Office Would Protect Conscience Rights Of Doctors

WASHINGTON  — Reinforcing its strong connection with social conservatives, the Trump administration announced Thursday a new federal office to protect medical providers refusing to participate in abortion, assisted suicide or other procedures on moral or religious grounds.

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I Thought I Was Going To Die, Says Olympian Of Doctor’s Abuse

Simone Biles and Aly Raisman have also opened up about the abuse they said they expierenced at the hands of Nassar. Filepic: Getty Images

Olympic Gymnast McKayla Maroney urged a judge to sentence disgraced doctor Larry Nassar to life behind bars for sexually abusing her and more than 100 others under the guise of medical “treatment.”

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Pope Shocks Chile By Accusing Sex Abuse Victims Of Slander

SANTIAGO, Chile  — Pope Francis accused victims of Chile’s most notorious pedophile of slander Thursday, an astonishing end to a visit meant to help heal the wounds of a sex abuse scandal that has cost the Catholic Church its credibility in the country.

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Car Plows Into Crowd In Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, Injuring At Least 15

An eight-month-old girl was killed when a car slammed into a crowd in Rio de Janeiro near Copacabana beach. Dozens others were injured. Authorities believe the driver had an epileptic seizure and lost control of his vehicle.

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New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern Pregnant With First Child

Pic: ReutersWELLINGTON: New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Friday she was pregnant with her first child, and planned to take a short break after the birth in June.

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African U.N. Envoys Suggest Trump Meet Leaders In Ethiopia After 'Shithole' Remark

Pic: ReutersUNITED NATIONS: African U.N. envoys suggested on Thursday that U.S. President Donald Trump meet with African leaders in Ethiopia this month after he was reported to have described some immigrants from Africa and Haiti as coming from “shithole” countries.

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