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ISIS Claims Responsibility for Attack at Bangladesh Cafe Where Foreigners Are Being Held Hostage

iStock/Thinkstock(DHAKA, Bangladesh) -- ISIS has claimed responsibility for a deadly attack at a cafe in Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh.Foreigners are being held hostage in an ongoing situation at a cafe in Dhaka, a neighborhood popular with foreigners.Authorities did not immediately provide the nationalities or number of hostages.One police officer has been killed and three others have been injured, according to the police.The deadly situation is unfolding in Gulshan, a neighborhood popular with foreigners.U.S. State Department spokesman John Kirby said Friday that, as the Embassy ...

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Trump Not Buying Explanation for Bill Clinton-Loretta Lynch Meeting

iStock/Thinkstock(DENVER) -- The explanation that former President Bill Clinton and Attorney General Loretta Lynch spent about 30 minutes this week making only small talk about his grandchildren and golf seems impossible, Donald Trump said Friday."When I first heard this story, I said, 'Oh, no, you're kidding,'" Trump said at the Western Conservative Summit in Denver Friday.The story in question involves Bill Clinton’s meeting with Lynch at an airport in Phoenix earlier this week. The meeting has raised questions about Lynch’s objectivity because the Justice Department ...

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New York Homemaker Wins $169M Mega Millions Jackpot

ABCNews.com(NEW YORK) -- A homemaker from Staten Island, New York, is now a $169 million jackpot winner after her husband used an extra dollar to purchase a $1 Mega Millions ticket that proved to be a winner.Nancy Viola told New York Lottery officials that she asked her husband to stop for Powerball tickets last January when the Powerball jackpot was approaching $1 billion.Her husband bought $20 worth of Powerball tickets at a Staten Island convenience store and then used an extra dollar to purchase a ...

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Foreigners Held Hostage in Ongoing Situation in Bangladesh Cafe, Police Say

iStock/Thinkstock(DHAKA, Bangladesh) -- Foreigners are being held hostage in an ongoing situation at a cafe in Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh, police said.Authorities did not immediately provide the nationalities or number of hostages.One police officer has been killed and three others have been injured, according to the police.The deadly situation is unfolding in Gulshan, a neighborhood popular with foreigners.U.S. State Department spokesman John Kirby said Friday that, as the Embassy worked to account for everyone, he could report that all U.S. Chief of Mission personnel ...

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Meet the Pistol Shrimps: Basketball Team Made Up of Actresses, Comedians, Models

iStock/Thinkstock(LOS ANGELES) -- The Pistol Shrimps aren't that great at basketball.Their current season has been rough, and some of the players don't even know the fundamental rules of the game.But somehow, some way, the Los Angeles recreational women's basketball team has inspired a podcast, garnered a massive online following, sells a line of merchandise and stars in a new documentary directed by Brent Hodge and produced by Morgan Spurlock called The Pistol Shrimps."We've just kind of been doing our thing and people have just been ...

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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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