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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 man carries South Sudan's national flag at Mangateen Internal Displaced persons center in Juba on November 17, 2018. Sudan's civil war has led to the displacement of millions of people. Akuot Chol/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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The City of Sarasota announced on Tuesday that workers had scrubbed off the #MeToo graffiti scrawled onto the leg of the woman being kissed. Education Images/UIG via Getty Images hide caption

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A Russian sailor checks his smartphone aboard a warship while supervising visitors during Russian Navy day at the Vistula lagoon in Baltiysk, Russia, in 2016. On Tuesday, Russian lawmakers passed a bill restricting service members from using smartphones. Andrey Rudakov/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Suzanne Devine Clark, an art teacher at Deerfield Beach Elementary School, places painted stones at a memorial outside Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on the first anniversary of the school shooting Thursday. Wilfredo Lee/AP hide caption

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Officers salute as the body of slain NYPD Detective Brian Simonsen was driven out of Jamaica Hospital on Tuesday. The 19-year-veteran of the force was not supposed to report to work on the day he died. Kevin Hagen/AP hide caption

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Dissident Bahraini soccer player Hakeem al-Araibi, photographed Feb.4 as he left court in Bangkok, was released a week later after prosecutors said they were no longer seeking his extradition to Bahrain. Sakchai Lalit/AP hide caption

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Stock figures of the top 10 active securities are displayed outside the Exchange Square complex, which houses the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, in Hong Kong on Monday. Asian markets closed mostly higher ahead of U.S. China talks. Justin Chin/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Le Mémorial de la Déportation des Juifs de France names Jews deported in the Holocaust. Some got word this week they are receiving payments from the French government in reparation. Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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