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Christmas lights brighten Mexico City's Zocalo

(8 Dec 2019) Thousands of people flocked to Mexico City's historic center on Saturday evening to enjoy the prominent Christmas light display at the...

'Sesame Street' puppeteer Caroll Spinney dies at 85

(8 Dec 2019) ORIGINAL 'SESAME STREET' PUPPETEER CAROLL SPINNEY DIES AT 85 Caroll Spinney, who gave Big Bird his warmth and Oscar the Grouch his...

Thousands watch Xmas play projected Lima cathedral

(8 Dec 2019) Thousands of Peruvians gathered in Lima on Saturday to enjoy a Christmas tale of a boy and his grandmother projected on the Lima...

Party leaders continue to campaign around the UK

(8 Dec 2019) Britain's political parties embarked on a final hunt for votes on Sunday ahead of a forthcoming general election. Prime Minister...

Big Bird puppeteer Carroll Spinney dead at 85

(8 Dec 2019) Carroll Spinney, who gave Big Bird his warmth and Oscar the Grouch his growl for nearly 50 years on "Sesame Street," died Sunday (8...

Caroll Spinney, the puppeteer who voiced Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch on 'Sesame Street' has died a

(8 Dec 2019) ORIGINAL 'SESAME STREET' PUPPETEER CAROLL SPINNEY DIES AT 85 Caroll Spinney, who gave Big Bird his warmth and Oscar the Grouch his...

Migrants leave Bosnian camp as winter bites

(8 Dec 2019) Police in the Bosnian town of Bihac have begun transferring migrants out of the Vucjak outdoor camp, where conditions have been...

FBI presumes base shooting was act of terrorism

(8 Dec 2019) FOR CLEAN VERSION SEE STORY NUMBER: apus127818 The FBI says that no arrests have been made in the deadly shooting at the Florida...

Iraq forces at checkpoint with 'Blue Hats' militia

(8 Dec 2019) Iraqi security forces on Sunday set up checkpoints and manned them alongside unarmed members of a militia group to protect...

FBI presumes base shooting was act of terrorism

(8 Dec 2019) The FBI says that no arrests have been made in the deadly shooting at the Florida naval base shooting and that all international...

Brazil indigenous protest at oil company in Madrid

(8 Dec 2019) A small group of indigenous activists from Brazil on Sunday gathered outside the Madrid headquarters of an energy company to protest...

FBI presumes base shooting was act of terrorism

(8 Dec 2019) The FBI says that no arrests have been made in the deadly shooting at the Florida naval base shooting and that all international...

Olive oil industry in Misrata adopts modern techniques

(8 Dec 2019) LEAD IN: Large equipment is saving time at this olive farm in Tomina, on the outskirts of Misrata. While many olive groves still...

Donor of Nazi memorabilia welcomed at Yad Vashem

(8 Dec 2019) A Lebanese businessman, who purchased Nazi memorabilia to donate to Israel, on Sunday visited the Yad Vashem Holocaust museum in...