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November 29, 2017 - 1:23 pm
(LONDON) -- A 41-year-old man in Sweden who allegedly coerced girls from the U.S., Canada and Scotland into performing sexual acts in front of a webcam could be convicted of rape even though he wasn’t in the same room as his victims. No one has been convicted of rape in Sweden for sexual crimes...
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November 28, 2017 - 10:57 pm
(BANGKOK) -- The people of Thailand are outraged after two Americans - who have since been arrested - posted photos of themselves baring their buttocks in front of Bangkok’s famous Wat Arun, or Temple of Dawn. Travis and Joseph Dasilva, both 38, were taken into custody by immigration police at Don...
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November 28, 2017 - 6:01 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- North Korea has conducted 15 ballistic missile tests so far in 2017. Here's what to know about each of the tests that have already occurred this year. Feb. 11 In February, North Korea successfully tested a land-based KN-15 missile, a new solid-fuel intermediate-range missile, which...
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November 28, 2017 - 5:13 pm
(NEW YORK) -- Nearly two weeks after Argentina’s navy lost contact with a submarine in the Atlantic Ocean, relatives of the 44 crew members on board are expressing their frustration with the investigation into their disappearance. The brother of the chief machinist on the missing vessel, Hernan...
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November 28, 2017 - 2:39 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- The FBI is probing the murders of Syrian-American journalist and onetime ABC News freelancer Halla Barakat and her mother in Turkey, but Turkish authorities have so far declined U.S. offers to assist in the investigation, ABC News has learned. Halla, 23, and her mother Orouba, 60 —...
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November 28, 2017 - 2:00 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- North Korea launched a ballistic missile on Tuesday, marking the latest missile test by the hermit nation and the first in over two months, according to a U.S. official. South Korea's Yonhap news agency was the first to report the launch, citing South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff...
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November 28, 2017 - 12:21 pm
(LONDON) -- Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will get married at St. George's Chapel at Windsor Castle in May, Kensington Palace announced Tuesday. St. George's Chapel in Windsor Castle is a smaller venue than Westminster Abbey, where Prince William and Kate tied the knot in 2011, and St. Paul's...
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November 27, 2017 - 9:08 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- A U.S. Navy P-8 Poseidon surveillance plane had an “unsafe interaction” with a Russian SU-30 fighter jet this Saturday that used its afterburners as it flew in front of the American plane over the Black Sea, according to a U.S. official. It was the first unsafe encounter for a U.S...
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November 27, 2017 - 9:06 pm
(NEW YORK) -- The battery on an Argentine submarine that went missing earlier this month short-circuited shortly before the vessel's last communication, the country's navy said Monday. The submarine's captain had informed the navy that water had entered the vessel while it was charging its battery...
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