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November 03, 2017 - 11:16 am
(NEW YORK) -- The drug kingpin known as El Chapo is suffering from deteriorating mental health due to the special restrictive conditions under which he's being held at a federal jail in New York City, his attorneys said in a new court filing that requests a psychological evaluation of their client...
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November 03, 2017 - 12:11 am
(NEW YORK) -- The Islamic State claimed responsibility on Thursday for the deadly Halloween day terror attack in New York City in the group's weekly newsletter, al-Naba. "On Tuesday, 11 Safar, one of the soldiers of the Islamic State attacked a number of crusaders on a street in New York City,...
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November 02, 2017 - 5:04 pm
(HAVANA) -- After weeks of growing hostility between the U.S. and Cuba over "health attacks" on American personnel at the embassy in Havana, Cuba is firing back. Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla not only blamed the U.S. for politicizing the attacks, but also categorically denied that...
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November 02, 2017 - 2:11 pm
(LONDON) -- The United Kingdom was reeling Thursday after one of Prime Minister Theresa May's most high-profile cabinet ministers stepped down apparently due to an alleged knee-grabbing incident that took place some 15 years ago. Defense Minister Sir Michael Fallon read a statement Wednesday...
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November 02, 2017 - 11:46 am
(CAIRO) -- Scientists have discovered a new chamber in the Great Pyramid of Giza, the first discovery of its kind in more than 100 years. According to an article published in the journal Nature , the discovery was made by using muons -- the byproducts of cosmic rays that are only partially absorbed...
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November 02, 2017 - 11:00 am
(TOKYO) -- Tokyo police have formed a squad of female officers to guard first lady Melania Trump when she and President Trump visit Japan in a few days, Japanese media reported today. The squad will also protect Ivanka Trump, the president's daughter and one of his advisers, while she is there for...
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ABC News
November 02, 2017 - 10:00 am
(TONGO TONGO, Niger) -- The operation in Niger that led to the death of four American soldiers was not a reconnaissance mission, as initially described by U.S. officials, but instead a kill-or-capture mission conducted without additional support requested by Nigerien forces, four senior Nigerien...
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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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