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Militant video obtained by ABC News
October 24, 2017 - 5:10 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- U.S. intelligence officials are examining video of a militant group in Niger, looking for clues to the identity of the men who ambushed and killed four U.S. special operations soldiers earlier this month. The video, which shows a group of young men on motorbikes brandishing rifles...
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October 24, 2017 - 4:18 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- A federal appeals court ruled Tuesday in favor of an undocumented pregnant teen who has been fighting in the courts for the right to leave a detention facility to have an abortion but has been blocked by the Trump administration. A majority of the full U.S. Court of Appeals for the...
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U.S. Army
October 24, 2017 - 4:06 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- Nearly three weeks after the deadly ambush on U.S. Special Ops forces in Niger, ABC News has learned chilling new details about the mission gone wrong from a survivor of the attack and a senior U.S. intelligence official. Their accounts, provided in separate interviews, raise...
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Dreamstime
October 24, 2017 - 3:53 pm
Before 9/11 became the deadliest terror attack ever made on Americans, there was the Beirut bombing in 1983; 220 U.S. Marines, 18 sailors and three soldiers lost their lives in an attack on their barracks in Lebanon. Watch the latest video at
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October 24, 2017 - 12:53 pm
(MOSCOW) -- A Russian radio station where a top liberal journalist was stabbed in the throat Monday has released what it says is security camera footage showing the assailant breaking into the station’s offices minutes before the attack. On Monday, a man with a knife attacked Tatiana Felgengauer,...
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October 24, 2017 - 10:54 am
(TORONTO) -- Caitlan Coleman, the American woman who was held hostage with her family by the Taliban-linked Haqqani Network for five years, said Monday that an official account of their rescue was not entirely accurate. Coleman, 31, said that she, her Canadian husband Joshua Boyle and her children...
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October 23, 2017 - 7:06 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 - 4:01 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 - 2:06 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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ABC News
October 22, 2017 - 9:43 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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