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A powerful earthquake struck New Zealand's South Island, killing at least two people. This tremor damaged buildings and infrastructure, and prompted emergency services to warn people along the coast to move to higher ground to avoid tsunami waves.
President-elect Donald Trump has been receiving congratulatory phone calls from a number of his former rivals, including Jeb Bush and John Kasich. Trump's senior advisor Kellyanne Conway told reporters in Trump Tower on Sunday about the calls and said the conversation of president-elect had with Bush was "incredibly gracious."
French President Francois Hollande opened a national day of commemoration in France, one year after the Paris attacks that killed 130 people. Hollande unveiled the plaque covered by a small French flag at the National Stadium in memory of the single person killed there and the numerous wounded.
Pope Francis gave VIP seats to homeless people at a special mass in St. Peter's Basilica. Francis invited them to one of his last masses during the Holy Year of Mercy, which ends on November 20th.
Krysta Fauria, Associated Press with AP News Minute.