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Australian authorities say the iconic Sydney New Year's Eve fireworks will go ahead, despite calls for them to be canceled for environmental concerns.

Brendan Esposito /AP

Thousands have called for the iconic Sydney fireworks display to be canceled because of record heat and fire. Australian officials say they will go ahead unless conditions are declared catastrophic.

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David Kent/AP

A gunman opened fire during a church service in an area called White Settlement. "Evil walked boldly among us," Sheriff Bill Waybourn said. "Good people raised up and stopped it before it got worse."

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Among those killed was Carley McCord, a sports reporter and daughter-in-law of LSU offensive coordinator Steve Ensminger. One passenger survived and is in critical condition, authorities said.

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Sarah McCammon/NPR

Hope Medical Group for Women in Shreveport is challenging a 2014 state law requiring doctors who perform abortions to have admitting privileges at a local hospital in case of an emergency.

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Extremism monitors say 2019 was the year the country started taking serious measures to address a growing far-right threat.

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Grant Din/National Archives

Access to some genealogical records kept by the U.S. government may get a lot more expensive, especially for those seeking family records for immigrants from the late 1800s to mid-1900s.

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Julius Constantine Motal/AP

A man stabbed people celebrating Hanukkah at the home of a rabbi in Rockland County, a New York City suburb, on Saturday night. The incident comes amid a surge of anti-Semitic violence in the region.

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Alex Brandon/AP

Eight multinational corporations have been accused of making "protection payments" to terrorists, so that their businesses would be left alone.

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