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October 23, 2017 - 8:06 pm
(MOSCOW) -- A well-known journalist from a leading Russian liberal radio station is in intensive care after being stabbed in the throat allegedly by a man who broke into the station's offices in Moscow, the latest in a number of attacks against media and opposition figures in the country. Tatyana...
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October 23, 2017 - 5:01 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- Vice President Mike Pence marked the anniversary of the 1983 Marine barracks bombing in Beirut, Lebanon, during a visit to the Marine barracks in Washington, D.C. on Oct. 23, 2017. Pence described the bombing as the first battle in the nation's ongoing war against terrorism. In 1982...
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October 23, 2017 - 3:06 pm
(MEXICO CITY) -- Mexicans get ready to celebrate the El Día de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, highlighting the character of La Calavera Catrina. The Catrinas parade is an annual event commemorating the Day of the Dead by locals and visitors. La Calavera Catrina, or Dapper Skeleton, is the most...
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October 22, 2017 - 9:18 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- Nuclear war with North Korea is not "likely" despite the heightened rhetoric between President Donald Trump and the regime of Kim Jong Un, said former CIA Director and retired Gen. David Petraeus. "I am concerned, but the question is, 'How concerned?' I don’t think [war] is likely,...
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October 22, 2017 - 10:02 am
(SEOUL, South Korea) -- Off the coast of the Korean Peninsula, U.S. and South Korean Navy ships prepared for an event they hope will never happen: a North Korean land and air attack against the south. The annual bilateral Maritime Counter Special Operations Force exercise involved the USS Ronald...
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October 21, 2017 - 5:37 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- The liberation of Raqqa on Friday marked a historic end to the physical caliphate declared by ISIS in June of 2014. Syrian Democratic Forces, who fought for months to reclaim the city, celebrated in Naim Square this week -- driving trucks and waving flags in the same place where...
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October 21, 2017 - 4:16 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- Nearly 450,000 Rohingya refugee children are in urgent need of assistance and the scale of the humanitarian crisis in Myanmar continues to become more dire, according to a new report from the International Rescue Committee . Up to 300,000 more Rohingya are expected to flee the...
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October 21, 2017 - 12:04 pm
(MUNICH) -- One person has been arrested in connection with the stabbing of four people in a train station in Munich, Germany, police said. The unidentified suspect attempted to stab six people Saturday morning at the Rosenheimer Platz train station. Four were injured, authorities said. After the...
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October 20, 2017 - 8:31 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- More than two weeks after four U.S. soldiers were killed during an ambush in Niger, new details about how the events unfolded have emerged. A senior U.S. intelligence official familiar with the event tells ABC News that the U.S. troops saw early warning signs that something was...
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