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Singapore-flagged tanker attacked off Somalia but escapes

Singapore-flagged tanker attacked off Somalia but escapes

Singapore-flagged tanker attacked off Somalia but escapes unharmed after shots exchanged
Israeli army says tear gas, not beating, killed Palestinian

Israeli army says tear gas, not beating, killed Palestinian

The Israel military says an initial inquiry suggests a Palestinian whose beating by soldiers was caught on video may have died from tear gas inhalation
US to move embassy to Jerusalem in May: Sources

US to move embassy to Jerusalem in May: Sources

The U.S. will move its embassy to Jerusalem in May sources tell ABC News.
2 blasts, gunfire rock Somalia's capital; 3 said killed

2 blasts, gunfire rock Somalia's capital; 3 said killed

2 car bomb blasts rock Mogadishu, following by gunfire; police say at least 3 killed
Wildfire extinguished at US navy base with help from Cubans

Wildfire extinguished at US navy base with help from Cubans

A U.S. military spokeswoman says a wildfire at the Guantanamo Bay Navy base has been put out with help from Cuban fire brigades
Canadian police charge alleged killer with another murder

Canadian police charge alleged killer with another murder

Canadian police say they've charged an alleged serial killer with one additional charge of murder, bringing the total to six
2nd Russian athlete fails doping test at Winter Olympics

2nd Russian athlete fails doping test at Winter Olympics

The failed test comes as the IOC considers whether to lift the doping ban.
Pressure on Nigerian government after admitting 'rescued' girls are still missing

Pressure on Nigerian government after admitting 'rescued' girls are still missing

The Nigerian government backtracked after initially claiming the girls had been rescued.
Switzerland: 2 killed in shooting in Zurich

Switzerland: 2 killed in shooting in Zurich

Police say that two people are dead after a shooting in Switzerland's biggest city, Zurich
France unveils vast new plan to tackle radicalization

France unveils vast new plan to tackle radicalization

France has unveiled a vast new program to counter radicalization, as jihadis return from the battlefields of Syria and Iraq and the watch list of people showing risk signs grows
The Latest: Turkish army strikes convoy near Syria's Afrin

The Latest: Turkish army strikes convoy near Syria's Afrin

Turkey's military has said it hit a convoy carrying weapons and ammunition in the countryside of a Kurdish-held enclave in northern Syria
Trump Jr: "I love" Indian media, but US media? Not so much

Trump Jr: "I love" Indian media, but US media? Not so much

The U.S. president's eldest son has heaped praise on the Indian media, while accusing American journalists of unfair criticism, as he nears the end of a whirlwind trip across India promoting
WATCH:  Ivanka Trump arrives in South Korea ahead of Olympics closing ceremony

WATCH: Ivanka Trump arrives in South Korea ahead of Olympics closing ceremony

Trump will be leading the U.S. delegation and attending Sunday's close.
Ivanka Trump arrives in South Korea ahead of Olympics closing ceremony

Ivanka Trump arrives in South Korea ahead of Olympics closing ceremony

Trump will be leading the U.S. delegation and attending Sunday's close.
The Latest: $510 million pledged for West Africa's Sahel

The Latest: $510 million pledged for West Africa's Sahel

The Latest: $510 million pledged at EU summit for West Africa's Sahel in security, development
Girl power driving US women to historic success at Winter Olympics

Girl power driving US women to historic success at Winter Olympics

The U.S. women are one medal away from tying a team record.
Gang rapes and beheadings: UN reveals new South Sudan abuses

Gang rapes and beheadings: UN reveals new South Sudan abuses

Gang rapes, beheadings and blindings: UN reveals new South Sudan abuses amid civil war
China orders 2 detained for posing in Japanese army uniforms

China orders 2 detained for posing in Japanese army uniforms

Chinese police have ordered two men detained for 15 days after they posted pictures on the internet of themselves wearing Japanese World War II army uniforms at the site of one of the greatest
Ivanka Trump to push for 'maximum pressure' on North Korea

Ivanka Trump to push for 'maximum pressure' on North Korea

Ivanka Trump has told South Korea's president that she will use her visit to the Winter Olympics to advocate maximum pressure on North Korea to halt its nuclear program
Putin is heir to Russia's long disinformation experience

Putin is heir to Russia's long disinformation experience

Vladimir Putin is heir to Russia's century-long experiment with disinformation