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Update: Palace: Kate gives birth to a baby boy

This screenshot shows the official twitter account of the Clarence House after the announcement that Kate, Duchess of Cambridge and her husband Prince William, the Duke of Cambridge, gave birth to a boy weighting 8lbs 6 oz. on Monday, July 22, 2013, in London. (AP Photo/Twitter)

LONDON (AP) — Palace officials say Prince William's wife Kate has given birth to a baby boy.

Officials said Monday the baby was born at 4:24 p.m. and weighs 8 pounds 6 ounces.

The infant will become third in line for the British throne after Prince Charles and William.

Kate checked into a private wing at St. Mary's Hospital in central London early Monday morning.

William spent the long hours of labor at her bedside. This is the couple's first child.

Breaking: Palace: Prince William's wife, Kate, gives birth to a boy

LONDON (AP) - Palace: Prince William's wife, Kate, gives birth to a boy

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