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(ABC News) ABC News' Dan Harris speaks to Lyudmila Savchuk, a journalist who says she went undercover to work for a troll factory in Russia.
November 01, 2017 - 7:08 pm
(NEW YORK) -- On the outskirts of St. Petersburg, Russia, inside an unassuming office building, people who claim to have worked there say Internet trolls are hard at work, exploiting America's deepest divisions. When ABC News' Dan Harris and his team walked into the building, it was clear they were...
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November 01, 2017 - 6:52 pm
(BELEM, Brazil) -- An American family who were reported missing following a pirate attack on a ferry in Brazil have been found alive, according to police. The family of four from California were aboard a ferry traveling from the city of Belem to Macapa when the vessel was attacked by pirates on...
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November 01, 2017 - 5:05 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- What North Korean leader Kim Jong Un fears more than sanctions, cyber strikes, and military power, according to the former number two diplomat in North Korea’s London embassy, is that black market South Korean TV dramas – like the wildly popular Descendants of the Sun - will crack...
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November 01, 2017 - 2:57 pm
(LONDON) -- Police in London are investigating a collision involving a taxi on Wednesday evening in Convent Garden, but says that the crash that injured multiple people is not thought to be terrorist-related. According to the London Ambulance Service , four patients were treated for injuries, and...
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November 01, 2017 - 10:59 am
(NEW YORK) -- Former neighbors of 29-year-old Sayfullo Saipov, the suspect in Tuesday's New York City truck attack, told ABC News that he and his family lived on a leafy block in Uzbekistan's capital until 2006. American authorities said Saipov was born in Uzbekistan and moved to the United States...
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November 01, 2017 - 5:30 am
(NEW YORK) -- Leaders from around the world, as well as former U.S. presidents, offered their condolences to the victims of the harrowing terror attack in New York on Tuesday with many of them sending warm messages and words of encouragement through social media. The outpouring of global support...
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November 01, 2017 - 3:16 am
TOKYO (AP) — Japan's lower house of parliament has re-elected Shinzo Abe as prime minister after his party won a resounding victory in a snap election last month. Abe easily won the race Wednesday with 312 votes in the 465-seat lower house. He is expected to reappoint the same ministers to his...
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October 31, 2017 - 8:25 pm
(NEW YORK) -- Tuesday afternoon's deadly van attack in lower Manhattan is the latest in a growing number of vehicle-based terrorist attacks around the globe. For more than a year, ISIS has urged its followers to carry out such vehicle attacks, even providing specific instructions on choosing the...
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October 31, 2017 - 3:56 pm
U.S. officials say an American teenage girl who was taken to Syria by her father several years ago is now with U.S. authorities and will be returned home. She has said her father supported the Islamic State group. The officials say U.S.-allied Syrian forces turned her over to the U.S. military. She...
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