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April 29, 2017 - 11:02 am
(NEW YORK) -- Russia has launched a push to show off its growing military presence in the Arctic in the past two months, even inviting foreign journalists on a rare tour of one of its bases in the region. The Alakurtti base, which ABC News and several other foreign media organizations were invited...
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April 28, 2017 - 7:37 pm
(SEOUL) -- North Korea fired a ballistic missile that broke up shortly after its launch, a U.S. official confirmed to ABC News Friday. The missile, fired from an area known as Pukchang in central North Korea, traveled 21 miles before breaking up in mid-air, the official said. Early indications are...
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April 28, 2017 - 2:46 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- The U.S. military is investigating whether two Army Rangers were killed by friendly fire either from fellow U.S. troops or from Afghan commandos they were accompanying. The deaths came during a raid targeting the top ISIS leader in Afghanistan who is believed may have been among the...
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April 28, 2017 - 12:36 pm
(LONDON) -- British police said they have foiled an active terrorist plot following Thursday night raids in London and southeast England. Six suspects were arrested on terrorism-related charges during the raids in London and Kent, and one woman was seriously wounded, according to Neil Basu, deputy...
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April 28, 2017 - 11:33 am
(CAIRO) -- Pope Francis arrived in Cairo Friday on his first papal trip to Egypt, which is aimed at addressing tensions between the country's Muslims and Christians after recent violence targeting Egypt's Coptic minority. Although Pope Francis has eschewed the armored "popemobile" used by his...
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April 27, 2017 - 2:23 pm
(PYONGYANG, North Korea) -- North Korea has launched five missile tests so far in 2017. The latest launch in mid-April, though assessed as a failure, came hours after North Korea rolled out intercontinental ballistic missiles and other military hardware at a big parade to celebrate the birthday of...
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April 27, 2017 - 12:32 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- Ahed Festuk stood outside the Washington, D.C., office of Sen. Dick Durbin, D- Ill., waiting for an aide to come and collect her. With her long blond hair, black jeans and flowered scarf, she looked very much like any other millennial living in her adopted home of Brooklyn, New York...
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April 27, 2017 - 10:48 am
(LONDON) — A man armed with knives was arrested on suspicion of terrorism Thursday in London near the Houses of Parliament, police said. Authorities have cordoned off Whitehall and Parliament Street, where the suspect was arrested, near Parliament Square Thursday afternoon, following a stop-and-...
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