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Turkey Identifies Two of Three Suicide Bombers in Istanbul Airport Attack

ABC News(ISTANBUL) -- Turkey has named two of the three suicide bombers who struck Istanbul's international airport on Tuesday night.Rakim Bulgarov and Vadim Osmanov were identified Friday as two of the attackers by Turkish state media, which cited an unnamed prosecution source close to the investigation. ABC News has contacted Turkey's prime minister's office and the interior ministry for confirmation.Kyrgyzstan's foreign ministry issued a statement saying Turkish authorities had identified two of the suicide bombers and that both held Russian passports. In the statement, the ...

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What to Know Before Heading to the Beach this Summer

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- When you're frolicking around the beach this holiday weekend, there's only one thing on your mind: having fun.That's why ABC News has created a list of ways to stay safe while on the beach. So remember these tips as you're working on your tan and hitting the waves:Beach Flags:What exactly do those beach flags mean? Although there are some small differences by region, for the most part the flags signal the strength of the current and the height of the tides. Two ...

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'Vile' Smelling Algae as Thick as 'Pea Soup' Clogs Up Florida's Waterways

File photo. (iStock/Thinkstock)(TALLAHASSEE, Fla.) -- Florida Gov. Rick Scott has declared a state of emergency in Martin and St. Lucie Counties due to a thick green algae bloom choking the area's waterways."I live on the water and I can’t even go out by back door. It smells vile," Chris Palas, who lives in Stuart, Florida, told ABC News Friday. "It is just horrible. It is just horrendous. It looks like pea soup. It is just not at the surface. It is deep.""The health department put ...

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Denver Fighting to Take Back Downtown from 'Urban Travelers,' Violence

iStock/Thinkstock(DENVER) -- Right on the heels of an announcement by Denver officials to increase security downtown, a video has been making the rounds of a disturbing attack on the bustling 16th Street Mall, one of the city's most popular spots.In the video posted on social media, a shirtless man can be seen chasing people on the pedestrian mall Wednesday around 6 p.m. as he wildly swings a pole and hits them with it.On Thursday, Mayor Michael Hancock said that the videotaped alleged assault was indicative ...

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Latest Updates on VP Vetting Widen the Field

ABC News(WASHINGTON) — The veepstakes for the 2016 presidential campaign is ramping up as at least two people have now been confirmed as candidates who’re being vetted.New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is being considered as a possible running mate for Donald Trump and Sen. Elizabeth Warren is being vetted as one of the possible Democratic running mates for Hillary Clinton, ABC News has confirmed.Neither should come as much of a surprise because they have been actively campaigning with Trump and Clinton, respectively, but other prospects ...

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How to Stay Safe from Shark Attacks over Fourth of July Weekend

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- If you're heading to the beach for Fourth of July fun this weekend, remember to be mindful of sharks.Shark attacks were reported on both ends of the country in the past two months, from Vero Beach, Florida, to Newport Beach, California.So whether you're on the East Coast or West Coast this weekend, experts say it's important to know how to stay safe in the water.Here are some tips from former Green Beret and survival expert Terri Schappert:1. Stay calm.If you see a ...

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Driver in Fatal Tesla Crash Shared Autopilot Videos on YouTube

Tesla Motors(NEW YORK) — The circumstances surrounding the death of a Tesla driver while using autopilot were "extremely rare," according to the automaker, but the incident is raising questions about whether self-driving technology really is safer.Tesla and the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration confirmed on Thursday the autopilot feature was undergoing a preliminary investigation following the crash.Investigators looking into the death of Joshua Brown, 40, will probe whether the self-driving technology performed according to expectations. It was a feature Brown had used plenty of ...

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