September 16, 2019 - 7:22 pm
(CARACAS, Venezuela) -- Venezuela's opposition has declared talks with its strongman president Nicolás Maduro dead after weeks without meetings -- a decision meant to bring renewed international pressure, but that appeared to crack its united front. One day after the opposition leader, who the...
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September 16, 2019 - 2:12 pm
(AUCKLAND, New Zealand) -- When one New Zealand man was facing redundancy, he brought a dash of color -- and some balloon animals -- to the meeting where he got laid off. Employers in New Zealand are legally required to offer employees the chance to bring a "support person" to help cushion the blow...
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September 16, 2019 - 12:56 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- A U.S. service member was killed in action in Afghanistan on Monday, the first American combat death since President Donald Trump decided to call off peace talks with the Taliban earlier this month. The service member is the 17th American killed in combat in Afghanistan this year...
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September 16, 2019 - 5:00 am
(WASHINGTON) -- Iran launched nearly a dozen cruise missiles and over 20 drones from its territory in the attack on a key Saudi oil facility Saturday, a senior Trump administration official told ABC News Sunday. It is an extraordinary charge to make, that Iran used missiles and drones to attack its...
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This image provided on Sunday, Sept. 15, 2019, by the U.S. government and DigitalGlobe and annotated by the source, shows damage to the infrastructure at Saudi Aramco's Abaqaiq oil processing facility in Buqyaq, Saudi Arabia. The drone attack Saturday on Saudi Arabia's Abqaiq plant and its Khurais oil field led to the interruption of an estimated 5.7 million barrels of the kingdom's crude oil production per day, equivalent to more than 5% of the world's daily supply. (U.S. government/Digital Globe via AP)
The Associated Press
September 15, 2019 - 8:10 pm
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A weekend drone attack on Saudi Arabia that cut into global energy supplies and halved the kingdom's oil production threatened Sunday to fuel a regional crisis, as the U.S. released new evidence to back up its allegation that Iran was responsible for the assault...
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U.S. Customs and Border Protection
September 15, 2019 - 8:06 pm
(NEW YORK) -- Three people were killed and 11 were detained on Saturday night when a makeshift boat capsized in the Caribbean, authorities said. U.S. Customs and Border Patrol agents in the Caribbean bureau said the makeshift vessel, called a "yola," went under Saturday night with "approximately"...
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September 15, 2019 - 11:58 am
(FRANKFURT, Germany) -- Thousands of climate-change activists formed a human roadblock on Sunday to the Frankfurt auto show, one of the largest car industry showcases in the world. Protesters, many wearing surgical masks and white hazmat suits, blocked the entrance to Germany's 68th annual...
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September 15, 2019 - 11:51 am
(TUNIS, Tunisia) -- On Sunday, 7 million Tunisians will vote for a new president in the country's second presidential election since Tunisia’s Arab Spring in 2011. Arab Spring led to Tunisia’s first democratic elections. Initially scheduled for Nov. 17, the election was pushed forward after the...
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ABC News
September 15, 2019 - 10:54 am
(LONDON) -- The Duke of Sussex, Prince Harry, is celebrating his 35th birthday Sunday, complete with a social media tribute from his wife Meghan on their joint Instagram account. The post includes a collage of photos of Harry, beginning with one of him as a baby, carried by his mother, the late...
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September 15, 2019 - 7:12 am
(LONDON) -- A solid gold toilet named “America” worth over $1 million has been stolen from a palace in the United Kingdom. The piece of art by Maurizio Cattalan had been installed at Blenheim Palace, the birthplace of former Prime Minister Winston Churchill, as part of a functioning exhibition...
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