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July 28, 2017 - 1:22 pm
(LONDON) -- Terminally ill British infant Charlie Gard, whose parents’ fight for his life drew worldwide attention, has died, according to a family spokesperson. Alison Smith-Squire, a spokeswoman for Charlie's family, said in a statement to ABC News on Friday: "The boy who touched the world has...
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July 28, 2017 - 10:58 am
(ISLAMABAD, Pakistan) -- Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has resigned after a ruling by the nation's Supreme Court to disqualify him from office, according to the BBC. The decision came after an investigation into his family's wealth following the 2015 Panama Papers probe that linked Sharif's...
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July 28, 2017 - 10:38 am
(WASHINGTON) -- The United States has detected a North Korean ballistic missile launch Friday morning, according to Pentagon spokesman Capt. Jeff Davis. It was detected at about 10:45 a.m. ET, Davis said. It is still being assessed, Davis added. Additional details were not immediately available...
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July 28, 2017 - 8:36 am
(MOSCOW) -- The U.S. ambassador to Russia has expressed his “strong disappointment and protest” to Russia after it seized two American facilities and called on the U.S. to remove some of its personnel or face expulsion from the country. The move was Moscow’s way of retaliating one day after the U.S...
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July 28, 2017 - 6:13 am
(LONDON) -- Prince Harry made a private visit Thursday to the British Red Cross to meet with volunteers sorting through donations for victims of London's Grenfell Tower fire. Harry, 32, was seen in a photograph tweeted by the British Red Cross speaking with volunteers sorting clothes for victims of...
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July 27, 2017 - 2:44 pm
(ALEPPO, Syria) -- Nine animals on the brink of starvation have been rescued from an abandoned zoo in war-torn Aleppo, Syria. But more animals remain trapped. Animal welfare charity Four Paws International said it launched the high-risk operation last Friday and coordinated with security experts to...
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July 27, 2017 - 2:22 pm
(NEW YORK) -- The Russian lawyer who met with Donald Trump Jr., Jared Kushner and Paul Manafort in Trump Tower is the Russian government's "point person" in fighting U.S. sanctions and took the meeting to discus sanctions relief, a prominent Putin critic told Congress Thursday. Bill Browder, an...
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July 27, 2017 - 2:17 pm
(DAMASCUS, Syria) -- The U.S.-led international coalition fighting ISIS has cut ties with a partner force in Syria who would not commit to fighting only the terrorist organization. According to Col. Ryan Dillon, spokesman for the coalition, announced the decision Thursday, saying "We cannot support...
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July 27, 2017 - 8:31 am
(RAQQA, Syria) -- "Christian," as he calls himself, with his California accent, closely cropped blond hair and tattoos that run across his face and neck, certainly stands out from the crowd in ISIS-controlled Syria. He grew up in an orphanage in Sonoma, California, and received his military...
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