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October 09, 2019 - 8:10 am
(BERLIN) -- Two people have been killed in a shooting in the east German city of Halle on Yom Kippur, the holiest day of the Jewish year. Several shots were fired and the suspected attackers fled the scene in a car, according to Germany's Federal Police. One person has been arrested. Copyright ©...
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October 09, 2019 - 7:30 am
(LONDON) -- The parents of a British teenager who was killed in a crash involving the wife of an American diplomat are calling on the woman to return to the United Kingdom and "face up to what you've done." Tim Dunn and Charlotte Charles sat down with ABC News in London on Tuesday for an emotional...
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October 09, 2019 - 5:10 am
(NEW YORK) -- The 2019 Nobel Prize in Chemistry has been awarded to John B. Goodenough, M. Stanley Whittingham and Akira Yoshino for the development of lithium-ion batteries. "Lithium-ion batteries have revolutionized our lives and are used in everything from mobile phones to laptops and electric...
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October 09, 2019 - 5:03 am
(NEW YORK) -- An American missionary abducted by Islamic State-linked terrorists in Africa three years ago is still alive and in captivity, the president of Niger said in a recent interview with ABC News. Jeffery Ray Woodke, 59, of McKinleyville, California, was kidnapped in October 2016 while...
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October 08, 2019 - 10:17 am
(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump on Tuesday defended himself against the accusation he has abandoned Kurdish fighters in Syria as Turkey prepares for an invasion -- using a series of tweets to lavish praise both on the Kurds and Turkey. Trump tweeted that, while the United States "may be in...
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October 08, 2019 - 5:32 am
(NEW YORK) -- Three scientists have won the 2019 Nobel Prize in Physics for their work on understanding “Earth’s place in the cosmos” and the evolution of the universe. One half of the award was given to James Peebles "for theoretical discoveries in physical cosmology." The other half was awarded...
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October 08, 2019 - 5:13 am
(NEW YORK) -- Mont Blanc, the tallest mountain in Europe, located in the Alps between Italy and France, has become a symbol of climate change as its glaciers continue to rapidly melt in response to the warming of the Earth. As the ice melts and falls, it creates a dangerous hazard for both locals...
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October 07, 2019 - 6:09 pm
(NEW YORK) -- NASA's Curiosity rover discovered what it dubs an "ancient oasis" on the red planet, featuring some very unusual salts. After sending Curiosity to explore the floor of the 100-meter-wide Gale Crater, scientists at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory said in a statement Monday that...
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October 07, 2019 - 5:11 pm
(NEW YORK) -- Iranian social media influencer, Sahar Tabar, who is known for going through many plastic surgeries, was arrested by Tehran’s Court of Guidance for “blasphemy” and “encouraging youths to corruption." Tehran’s Court of Guidance arrested Tabar after receiving several reports from people...
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October 07, 2019 - 4:46 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump's sudden decision to pull back U.S. forces in Syria ahead of a possible Turkish assault on U.S. partners on the ground in the war-torn country's northeast has sparked a fierce backlash. The move has been condemned by Republican and Democratic lawmakers, with U...
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