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October 12, 2017 - 3:35 pm
(LONDON) -- Police in London are investigating an alleged incident of sexual assault involving Harvey Weinstein that the victim claims occurred in the 1980s. "[We] can confirm the Met have been passed an allegation of sexual assault by Merseyside Police today," the Metropolitan Police in London...
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ABC News
October 12, 2017 - 7:56 am
(WASHINGTON) -- An American woman, her Canadian husband and their three young children -- all of whom were born in captivity -- were rescued on Wednesday, five years to the day since the couple was kidnapped by the Taliban in Afghanistan, ABC News has learned. Caitlan Coleman, 31, and her husband...
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October 11, 2017 - 5:01 pm
(PYONGYANG, North Korea) -- North Korea's hacking capabilities are "beyond imagination," one former computer expert for the North told ABC News in the wake of Tuesday's report that the nation had stolen secret intelligence documents, including the U.S.-South Korean war strategy. Secret intelligence...
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Dreamstime
October 11, 2017 - 3:53 pm
A Russian-born woman was indicted in Wichita today on charges of international parental kidnapping, U.S. Attorney Tom Beall said. Bogdana Alexandrovna Mobley, 37, is charged with one count of international parental kidnapping. Mobley was arrested Sept. 29 in Wichita after spending more than three...
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Dreamstime
October 11, 2017 - 2:58 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The American Civil Liberties Union has filed a federal lawsuit challenging a Kansas law prohibiting state contractors from participating in boycotts against Israel. The ACLU filed the lawsuit Wednesday for a Wichita public school curriculum coach. It says Esther Koontz was...
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October 11, 2017 - 8:45 am
(CAIRO) -- The latest crackdown against Egypt's LGBT community started with a couple of rainbow flags at a concert and ended with the arrest of more than 50 people, according to human rights groups. Attendees at a rock concert in Cairo last month raised rainbow LGBT pride flags in the air, and soon...
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ABCNews.com
October 11, 2017 - 7:37 am
(PYONGYANG, North Korea) -- The U.S. military conducted another show of force to North Korea on Wednesday as long-range B-1 bombers flew a nighttime mission over the Sea of Japan accompanied by Japanese and South Korean fighter aircraft. The two bombers flew to the Sea of Japan from Andersen Air...
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October 11, 2017 - 5:29 am
(WASHINGTON) -- The U.S. Navy has relieved the USS John S. McCain's top two officers for a "loss of confidence" following the deadly collision in August that killed 10 sailors. While the investigation into the collision continues, a Navy statement said it is "evident the collision was preventable...
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October 10, 2017 - 11:57 pm
(NEW YORK) -- Hackers in North Korea have allegedly stolen a cache of military documents from South Korea, according to a South Korean lawmaker. Lee Cheol-hee, a member of South Korea's ruling Democratic Party, initially told local media outlets that the documents were taken in a September 2016...
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