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Russian who says he helped meddle in US election studied hit show 'House of Cards'

(WASHINGTON) -- Russian "trolls" working for a company that allegedly used fake social-media accounts to try to influence U.S. voters in the 2016 election were required to watch the political thriller TV show "House of Cards" to increase their unders... Read More

Death toll in 'barbaric' bombing in Somalia rises to 300

(NEW YORK) -- Two powerful truck bombs in the heart of Somalia’s capital Mogadishu on Saturday killed at least 300 people and injured about 300 more, in what authorities call the deadliest attack in the country’s history.

Funerals ... Read More

At least 3 killed in Ireland as storm Ophelia prompts warning of 'danger to life'

(NEW YORK) -- The remnants of Hurricane Ophelia pummeled Ireland Monday, leaving at least three people dead in storm-related accidents, Ireland's National Police said.

A woman in her 50s was killed when a tree fell on her car as she was drivin... Read More

Rescued hostage Joshua Boyle says children are 'improving'

(NEW YORK) -- Rescued Canadian hostage Joshua Boyle said his children are "improving" after spending their entire life being help captive in the mountains of Afghanistan.

“The children are improving, we mentioned before that the elde... Read More

US father of 3 killed in Somalia was refugee who arrived in hometown hours before terror attack

(MOGADISHU, Somalia) -- A Minnesota father of three was one of more than 270 people who were killed in Somalia over the weekend when a pair of truck bombs went off in the country's capital, his family said. Authorities are calling it the deadliest te... Read More

Met Police investigating new assault claims against Harvey Weinstein

(LONDON) -- Harvey Weinstein is facing new sexual assault allegations that could lead to criminal charges in London.

Police in London are investigating claims against the movie mogul that go back more than 20 years, ABC News has learned. ... Read More

Hundreds killed in Mogadishu truck bomb attack

(MOGADISHU, Somalia) -- Hundreds are dead after a truck packed with explosives detonated in the capital of Somalia on Saturday.

At least 276 people were killed and hundreds more wounded in the explosion near the entrance of the Safari Hotel in... Read More

Freed hostage says Taliban-linked captors killed infant daughter, raped American wife

(TORONTO) -- After being held hostage for five years by a Taliban-affiliated terrorist network in the mountains of Afghanistan, a Canadian man, his American wife and their three children born in captivity arrived in Toronto Friday night.

J... Read More

Astronaut tweets photo of 'beautiful' Puerto Rico from International Space Station

(NEW YORK) -- For astronauts onboard the International Space Station, there are countless magnificent sights to see as they orbit the Earth.

But NASA's Joe Acaba, who is of Puerto Rican heritage, was waiting for the moment that the Interna... Read More

One hundred ISIS fighters surrender in Raqqa

(RAQQA, Syria) -- About 100 ISIS fighters have surrendered in Raqqa, Syria, in the last 24 hours and have been removed from the city, the U.S.-led coalition fighting ISIS told ABC News.

The mass surrender is viewed as a sign that the coali... Read More

Global fund championed by Ivanka Trump to help women entrepreneurs begins operations

(WASHINGTON) -- A global fund that aims to empower women entrepreneurs in developing countries -- and which was spearheaded in part by first daughter Ivanka Trump -- is now open for business.

The Women Entrepreneur Finance Initiative (W... Read More

Freed Canadian hostage says Haqqani extremists killed infant daughter, raped US wife

(NEW YORK) --  After being held hostage for five years by a Taliban-affiliated terrorist network in the mountains of Afghanistan, a Canadian man, his American wife and their three children born in captivity arrived in Toronto Friday night.
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How many nuclear weapons does the US have?

(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump has said that, while he would prefer that no country have nuclear weapons, he would like to see the U.S. have superiority in the number of weapons and that they be in "tip-top shape".

So, exactly how ... Read More

Two-star Army general relieved from duty for alleged inappropriate contacts

(WASHINGTON) -- The Army has relieved from duty a two-star general who allegedly sent inappropriate Facebook messages to the wife of an enlisted soldier under his command at a base in Camp Vicenza, Italy.

"Maj. Gen. Joseph Harrington was t... Read More