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October 31, 2017 - 1:15 pm
(SCHWERIN, Germany) -- A 19-year-old Syrian man was arrested on Tuesday, suspected of planning a “major terrorist attack” that would kill and injure as many people as possible, according to German authorities. The man, who was taken into custody in the northern German city of Schwerin, was "...
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October 31, 2017 - 11:40 am
(MOSCOW) -- In the early 1990s, when Russian presidential candidate Ksenia Sobchak was 11 years old, she said she would open the front door for Vladimir Putin when he came to her home. Putin was there to see her late father, Anatoly Sobchak, who served as the mayor of Saint Petersburg during the...
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October 31, 2017 - 11:40 am
(WASHINGTON) -- President Trump will not visit the heavily fortified demilitarized zone on the North Korean and South Korean border amid heightened tensions over Pyongyang's nuclear program during his upcoming Asia trip, a senior administration official told reporters during a background briefing...
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October 31, 2017 - 11:22 am
(LONDON) -- Duchess Kate stepped out, in her first solo royal engagement since announcing her third pregnancy, to play tennis with a group of kids. Kate, 35, who is due in April, stepped out in a track suit with her hair pulled back in a ponytail for the event at the National Tennis Centre at...
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October 31, 2017 - 5:26 am
(OKINAWA, Japan) -- Two Hawaiian mariners who say they were stranded at sea for five months had an emergency beacon aboard their sailboat that was never activated, according to the U.S. Coast Guard. Jennifer Appel and Natasha “Tasha” Fuiava, who said they left Honolulu on May 3 aboard aboard a 50-...
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October 31, 2017 - 2:03 am
BEIJING (AP) — President Xi Jinping has promised to open China's economy wider during a meeting with American business leaders ahead of a visit by U.S. President Donald Trump. Xi met Monday with a group that included Apple CEO Tim Cook, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Blackstone Group chairman...
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October 30, 2017 - 8:05 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- U.S. special operations forces conducted a raid in Libya this weekend that captured a militant believed to have played a key role in the deadly 2012 attack on the Benghazi consulate, according to U.S. officials. That attack killed Ambassador Christopher Stevens and three other...
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October 30, 2017 - 9:13 am
(KABUL, Afghanistan) -- The Taliban claimed that an American teacher being held hostage in Afghanistan for over a year has a "dangerous" disease and said it wouldn't be held responsible if he dies. Kevin King, a teacher who was kidnapped from the American University in Kabul in Aug. 2016, is...
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October 30, 2017 - 9:02 am
(COPENHAGEN) -- The submarine inventor accused of killing a journalist on his vessel in Denmark volunteered Monday to remain in jail until Nov. 15 in a case described as “one of the most spectacular murder cases in Danish history.” Swedish journalist Kim Wall boarded the UC3 Nautilus submarine in...
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