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May 6, 2019


Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, has given birth to a healthy baby boy. A beaming Prince Harry announced the news to the world on Monday afternoon, declaring that he’s “incredibly proud” of his wife. The baby weighed 7 pounds, 3 ounces at birth and was born at 5:26 a.m. The infant is seventh in line to the British throne and Queen Elizabeth II’s eighth great-grandchild.

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BRITAIN-ROYAL BABY: Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, gave birth to a healthy baby boy early Monday morning, a beaming Prince Harry announced to the world, declaring he’s “incredibly proud” of his wife. By Gregory Katz. SENT: 670 words, photos. Developing.

BRITAIN-ROYAL BABY-THE LATEST: Latest developments in the birth.

BRITAIN-ROYAL BABY-Q&A: Key points about the birth. SENT: 670 words, photos.

BRITAIN-ROYAL BABY-LINE OF SUCCESSION: The birth of a royal baby boy to Prince Harry and his wife Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, has changed the line of succession. SENT: 100 words, photos.


-- Multiple photos have moved including Prince Harry announcing birth, scene outside Windsor Castle, Royal fans celebrating. Additional photos will be expedited.


-- Live at Windsor Castle

-- Multiple edits have moved, including announcement by Prince Harry and Palace announcement, and additional video will be expedited.


-- Graphic on line of succession. By 1800 GMT/2 p.m. Eastern.

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