Amy Held

Amy Held appears in the following:

Top Navy Officers Fired In Ongoing Leadership Shake-Up After Deadly Collisions

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

The U.S. 7th Fleet said Tuesday that this summer's crash of the USS John S. McCain was preventable. The August collision was the latest in a string of Navy mishaps in the Pacific this year.

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In Major Shift, Boy Scouts Says It Will Begin Allowing Girls To Join

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

The Boy Scouts of America says that girls can join its Cub Scout program beginning next year and that it hopes to have a program in place for older girls in 2019.

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NFL's Roger Goodell Says Players 'Should Stand' For National Anthem

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

The NFL commissioner wrote in a memo to all 32 teams that the league will present team owners with a plan next week to help "move past this controversy."

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Green Squash Deemed World's Biggest Brings Triple Win To R.I. Grower

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Joe Jutras of Scituate, Rhode Island, has broken world records for longest gourd, heaviest pumpkin and now biggest squash.

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Trump Slams NFL And Jemele Hill Following ESPN Suspension

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

The network said the host of SportsCenter violated social media guidelines when she weighed in on the controversy around NFL players kneeling during the national anthem.

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Dove Expresses 'Regret' For Racially Insensitive Ad

Sunday, October 08, 2017

The beauty brand pulled the ad for body wash from its Facebook page following a backlash from social media users.

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Tongues And Tails Are Wagging: Mochi's Mouth Laps Up World Record

Saturday, October 07, 2017

The slobbery Saint Bernard from South Dakota has a tongue measuring 7.3 inches — long enough to earn her a Guinness World Records title.

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Swedish Journalist Kim Wall's Severed Head Found In Copenhagen Bay

Saturday, October 07, 2017

Police are still seeking to determine a cause of death after the 30-year-old's torso washed ashore this summer. Danish inventor Peter Madsen has been charged in her death.

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Hurricane Nate Makes Second Landfall In Mississippi

Saturday, October 07, 2017

The storm made landfall a second time early Sunday, this time near Biloxi, Miss., with winds of 85 mph.

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Nate, Now A Hurricane, Threatens U.S. Gulf Coast

Friday, October 06, 2017

The storm brought heavy rain to Central America, where more than 20 people died. The storm is headed toward Louisiana, where Gov. John Bel Edwards said, "I'm not going to tell you I am not concerned."

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Las Vegas Attack Update: The Ones Who Were Lost

Wednesday, October 04, 2017

Teachers, a fisherman, stay-at-home moms, an off-duty police officer. Many of the victims of the Las Vegas attack are being remembered for the love they showed their families and the lives they lived.

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U.S. In Direct Contact With North Korea: 'We Do Talk To Them,' Tillerson Says

Saturday, September 30, 2017

"We have lines of communications to Pyongyang," Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said. The State Department later said North Korean officials are not "ready for talks regarding denuclearization."

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'They Want Everything To Be Done For Them': Trump Hits Back At Puerto Rico Criticism

Friday, September 29, 2017

In a series of tweets early Saturday, President Trump defended his administration's handling of the recovery effort on the island and cast blame on Democrats, the mayor of San Juan and the media.

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Nazi Salutes End In Arrests For Chinese Tourists In Berlin

Sunday, August 06, 2017

Germany has strict laws against using symbols, insignia or forms of greeting from "unconstitutional organizations."

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Venezuelan Troops Say They Quashed Attempted Anti-Government Attack At Military Base

Sunday, August 06, 2017

The political crisis in Venezuela is in a spiral following last Sunday's vote to elect a constituent assembly, which consolidated President Nicolás Maduro's control.

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Japan Calls For Denuclearized World On 72nd Anniversary Of Hiroshima

Sunday, August 06, 2017

On Aug. 6, 1945, the U.S. dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima. Now, Japan, the U.S. and other nations grapple with calls for global disarmament amid the threat posed by North Korea.

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Norman Lear, Kennedy Center Honoree, To Skip White House Reception In Protest

Saturday, August 05, 2017

The 95-year-old TV producer and writer says he cannot celebrate "at a White House that has no interest in supporting the Arts and Humanities."

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Northwestern Professor And Oxford Employee Arrested In Stabbing Death Of Chicago Man

Saturday, August 05, 2017

Wyndham Lathem and Andrew Warren surrendered on Friday in California and are facing first-degree murder charges.

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Search And Rescue Suspended For U.S. Marines In 'Mishap' Off Australian Coast

Saturday, August 05, 2017

Most service members were rescued, but three remain unaccounted for after their aircraft "entered the water."

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Legendary Editor Judith Jones Dies At 93

Wednesday, August 02, 2017

She was behind such seminal works as the English-language The Diary of Anne Frank and Mastering the Art of French Cooking. Jones died Wednesday from Alzheimer's complications, according to family.

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