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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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A Muslim woman who refused to shake hands on a job interview won her discrimination case in Sweden on Wednesday. suedhang/Getty Images/Image Source hide caption

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This undated photo provided by the U.S. Attorney's Office shows Omar Ameen, who had been living in California as a refugee and was arrested Wednesday on a warrant alleging he killed an Iraqi policeman while fighting for the Islamic State. U.S. Attorney's Office via AP hide caption

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U.S. Attorney's Office via AP

A poster of Taner KiliƧ hangs on the fence of the historic French stock market building "Palais Brongniart" in Paris in June. On Wednesday, the honorary chair of Amnesty International Turkey was freed after more than a year in prison. Francois Guillot/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Joseph James Pappas is suspected of last month's killing of cardiologist Mark Hausknecht, who treated former President George H.W. Bush. Houston Police Department via AP hide caption

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Houston Police Department via AP

Zimbabwean police patrolled the streets of the capital, Harare, on Thursday. Police said six people died when army troops opened fire on protesters the day before. Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi/AP hide caption

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Former social studies teacher Jesse Randall Davidson was sentenced to two years in prison after barricading himself inside a classroom at a Dalton, Ga., high school in February and firing a gun. AP via Whitfield County Sheriff's Office hide caption

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AP via Whitfield County Sheriff's Office

A firefighter works to extinguish a burning vehicle in Nantes, France, on Tuesday. Days of unrest have plagued the city after a police officer fatally shot a motorist at a checkpoint. Franck Dubray/AP hide caption

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Beryl, the first Atlantic hurricane of the 2018 season, was headed for the Lesser Antilles, where it was expected to make landfall by Monday. National Hurricane Center hide caption

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National Hurricane Center

James Alex Fields Jr. stands on the sidewalk ahead of a rally in Charlottesville, Va., on Aug. 12, 2017. He is accused of ramming his car into a crowd of counterprotesters later that day, killing 32-year-old Heather Heyer. Eze Amos/AP hide caption

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