Strong quake hits island chain off New Zealand; no tsunami

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Sun, 16 Jun 2019 00:58:38 +0000

WELLINGTON, New Zealand – A magnitude 7.4 earthquake struck an arc of islands off New Zealand on Sunday, and the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said it may cause only minor sea level changes in some coastal areas.

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Democrats favor more access to capital for black businesses

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Sun, 16 Jun 2019 00:54:23 +0000

Democrats favor more access to capital for black businesses

CHARLESTON, S.C.  — Four Democrats vying for their party’s presidential nomination honed in on the economic concerns of the black community during a forum Saturday in South Carolina, a state where nonwhite voters will play a major role in next year’s primary election.

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Protesters strip, get painted in Times Square

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Sun, 16 Jun 2019 00:27:50 +0000

Protesters strip, get painted in Times Square

NEW YORK  – Several dozen people stripped naked and got their bodies painted in New York’s Times Square as part of what was billed as a protest against “divisiveness.”

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Guam Catholic group protests recruitment of abortion doctors

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Sun, 16 Jun 2019 00:22:52 +0000

Guam Catholic group protests recruitment of abortion doctors

HAGATNA, Guam — A Catholic group has protested the governor of Guam’s plan to recruit abortion providers to the U.S. territory where no doctors are currently willing to terminate pregnancies.

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Plane landing at Newark airport blows tires, skids on runway

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Sun, 16 Jun 2019 00:11:21 +0000

Plane landing at Newark airport blows tires, skids on runway

NEWARK, N.J.  – Authorities say a plane blew tires while landing at Newark Liberty International Airport, sending it skidding on the runway before coming to a halt.

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Hong Kong leader delays unpopular bill; activists want more

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Sat, 15 Jun 2019 22:56:09 +0000

Hong Kong leader delays unpopular bill; activists want more

HONG KONG – Embattled Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam sought to quell public anger Saturday by shelving an unpopular extradition bill that has highlighted apprehension about relations with mainland China, but opponents of the measure said it was not enough.

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