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Spain prepares to suspend Catalonia's autonomy amid independence disagreement
October 19, 2017

donfiore/iStock/Thinkstock(MADRID) — Catalonia’s leader Carles Puigdemont has missed the deadline to offer a final answer on whether the region is declaring…

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Meet ‘Russia’s Paris Hilton,’ who plans to take on Vladimir Putin
October 19, 2017

Photo by Gennadiy Gulyaev/Kommersant via Getty Images(MOSCOW) — Ksenia Sobchak, a liberal TV journalist and the daughter of a political mentor…

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Tourist reportedly killed in famous Italian church when piece of ceiling falls off
October 19, 2017

fotonio/iStock/Thinkstock(FLORENCE, Italy) — A small part of the ceiling inside the famous Basilica of the Holy Cross in Florence, Italy, suddenly…

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Confusion sparks Pentagon investigation of Niger ambush that left four U.S. soldiers dead
October 19, 2017

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Confusion over what happened during an ambush of U.S. Special Forces in Niger earlier this month apparently sparked…

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US military launches formal investigation into Niger ambush
October 19, 2017

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — U.S. Africa Command has launched a formal investigation into the circumstances surrounding an ambush in Niger that killed…

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'We don't leave anyone behind': Search for missing soldier never stopped after deadly Niger ambush
October 19, 2017

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — U.S. Africa Command has launched a formal investigation into the circumstances surrounding an ambush in Niger that killed…

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Russian Internet trolls sought to co-opt unwitting American activists
October 18, 2017

gorodenkoff/iStock/Thinkstock(ST. PETERSBURG, Russia) — From their desks in St. Petersburg, Russian Internet trolls at a company with ties to Russian President…

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Behind the ISIS group that ambushed US forces in Niger
October 18, 2017

dikobraziy/iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — The Defense Intelligence Agency assesses it is “highly likely” that the group behind the ambush in Niger that killed…

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Education of 4.5M children in Yemen threatened by ongoing conflict
October 18, 2017

PeterHermesFurian/iStock/Thinkstock(SANA’A, Yemen) — A new school year is underway for children in the U.S., but for children in Yemen, where air…

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'It's all gone': Hurricane-ravaged Dominica, on the front line of climate change, fighting to survive
October 18, 2017

ABC News (NEW YORK) — Verlyn Peter picked her way through the wreckage of her home, searching for anything she and…

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