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Amy Held

Editor, Newscasts

Amy Held is an editor on the newscast unit. She regularly reports breaking news on air and online.

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In this March 14, 2017 photo, President Donald Trump meets with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. Known simply as MBS, he oversees nearly every major aspect of the country's defense, economy, internal security and foreign policy. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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Ney Aldrin Bautista Almonte, director of the Dominican Republic's national police, projects a photograph of David Ortiz (second from right) taken on the night he was shot in Santo Domingo. Officials say a gunman shot Ortiz after mistaking him for Sixto David Fernández, not pictured. Roberto Guzman/AP hide caption

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An orca surfaces near Vancouver Island, Canada. The country's Parliament has passed legislation banning the practice of breeding and holding dolphins, whales and porpoises in captivity. VW Pics/Universal Images Group via Getty Images hide caption

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A view of St. Peter's Square during a Pentecost Mass celebrated by Pope Francis Sunday. A day later, the Vatican issued a document denying gender identity is a choice. Gregorio Borgia/AP hide caption

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Santa Anita Park in Southern California is resisting calls to suspend its season, saying recent changes have reduced catastrophic injuries "by 50 percent in racing and by more than 84 percent in training." Jae C. Hong/AP hide caption

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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, pictured earlier this month in France, told reporters on Thursday that the tech giant is making great strides in fighting hate speech and crime online. Francois Mori/AP hide caption

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More than 200 of the top female hockey players have decided they will not play professionally in North America next season. They are calling for a sustainable league with better resources. Pictured are Hilary Knight (left) with Kelly Pannek, playing with the U.S. national team last month in Finland. Both signed on to the boycott. Jussi Nukari/AP hide caption

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Katelyn McClure pleaded guilty Monday in state court to theft by deception in connection with a fraudulent GoFundMe story about a homeless man buying her gas. The plea comes with a four-year term in New Jersey state prison, prosecutors say. Burlington County Prosecutor's Office via AP hide caption

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Burlington County Prosecutor's Office via AP

People look up at the damage caused to Notre Dame Cathedral on Tuesday in Paris. A fire broke out on Monday afternoon and quickly spread across the building, causing the famous spire to collapse. Dan Kitwood/Getty Images hide caption

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Sudanese demonstrators gather near military headquarters in the capital Khartoum on Monday. Organizers said they were resisting an attempt to disperse the sit-in where thousands of people have camped out for days. Ahmed Mustafa/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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