Amy Held

Amy Held appears in the following:

Second Trump-Kim Summit Kicks Off With A Handshake In Hanoi

Wednesday, February 27, 2019

President Trump and Kim Jong Un are going for round two as the U.S. seeks to achieve the historically elusive goal of denuclearization by North Korea.

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183 Amtrak Passengers Rescued After 36 Hours Stranded In Oregon Amid Heavy Snow

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Crews succeeded in clearing the tracks so that a locomotive could pull the train to Eugene on Tuesday following a day-and-a-half standstill.

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Snake On A Plane: Unsuspecting Woman Traveling From Australia Brings A Passenger

Monday, February 25, 2019

The woman flew some 9,000 miles from Australia to Scotland to find her shoe was packed with a live spotted python inside, according to the Scottish SPCA.

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Controversial Serena Williams Cartoon Ruled 'Non-Racist' By Australia's Press Council

Monday, February 25, 2019

The cartoon, published last September in Australia's Herald Sun, sparked a fierce backlash, with critics calling it a sexist and racist caricature of the tennis star.

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California Couple, Parents Of 13, Plead Guilty To Abuse, Torture, Imprisonment

Friday, February 22, 2019

David and Louise Turpin face 25 years to life behind bars in an abuse case the DA said was "among the worst ... ever seen." It included charges of starving and shackling children to furniture.

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Botswana Weighs Lifting Hunting Ban, With Eye On Reducing Elephant Population

Friday, February 22, 2019

A government group recommends elephant hunting resume within limits, and also calls for the animals to be slaughtered for meat used in pet food production.

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'A Life Destroyed': Survivors And Pope Address Clergy Sex Abuse At Vatican Summit

Thursday, February 21, 2019

One survivor said a priest forced her to have abortions after raping her. The pope said he has come up with 21 "reflection points" designed to address the crisis.

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'Every Kind Of Norm Is Broken': U.N. Says Brutality In S. Sudan May Rise To War Crimes

Thursday, February 21, 2019

Gang rapes, abductions and killings have grown commonplace in South Sudan, according to the Commission on Human Rights, whose new report outlines widespread violence in the country's ongoing conflict.

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#MeToo Graffiti Scrubbed From Sarasota V-J Day Kissing Statue

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

A towering statue depicting the famed embrace between a sailor and a woman in white, celebrating the end of World War II, has become an unwelcome symbol of assault to some.

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Russia Moves To Mask Military Trail By Telling Troops To Put Down Smartphones

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Russian lawmakers have passed a bill restricting social media and smartphone use by service members.

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Seeking To Bounce Back From Nassar Fallout, USA Gymnastics Names New President

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Li Li Leung, a former gymnastics competitor, will now head an organization in turmoil, as USA Gymnastics seeks to recover from its widespread sex abuse scandal.

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'We Live With It Every Day': Parkland Community Marks 1 Year Since Massacre

Thursday, February 14, 2019

Following a year of outraged activism, some survivors went silent Thursday. Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School invited students to participate in community service projects.

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Nearly 2 Dozen Iranian Revolutionary Guards Reportedly Killed In Bomb Attack

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

The Guards were killed in a restive region bordering Pakistan. Without providing evidence, Iran blamed the U.S. for the attack.

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New York City Police Detective Killed By Apparent 'Friendly Fire'

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Police said they found an imitation gun at the scene of the reported armed robbery. The 19-year-veteran of the force was not supposed to report to work on the day he died.

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Woman Breaks Into Houston Home To Smoke Pot And Is Greeted By A Tiger

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

By Tuesday, the tiger was headed to a sanctuary outside the city, while officials have launched a criminal probe in search of its owner.

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High-Stakes Trial Against Catalan Separatist Leaders Gets Underway In Madrid

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

The divisive trial could end with prison sentences of up to 25 years for some of the defendants charged for their roles in Catalonia's 2017 failed independence bid.

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Chimpanzees Build Makeshift Ladder, Break Free From Zoo Enclosure

Monday, February 11, 2019

The animals returned to their enclosure at the Belfast Zoo after a short time, but not before alarmed visitors came face to face with at least one chimpanzee.

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Human Rights Activists Hail Dissident Bahraini Soccer Star's Release From Thai Prison

Monday, February 11, 2019

International supporters, who had rallied around Hakeem al-Araibi under the hashtag #SaveHakeem, rejoiced over the news. But Bahrain said it "reaffirms its right" to pursue legal action against him.

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Asian Markets Close Higher Reflecting Optimism Ahead Of U.S.-China Talks

Monday, February 11, 2019

Indexes climbed on Monday as Washington and Beijing officials continue to try to hash out a deal and avoid an escalation of a trade war.

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Holocaust Survivors And Victims' Families Receive Millions In Reparations From France

Thursday, February 07, 2019

Survivors, who were deported via French trains to German death camps, are getting around $400,000 in compensation.

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