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5 dead, including 4 Americans, in Costa Rica rafting accident

iStock/Thinkstock(SAN JOSE, Costa Rica) -- Five people, including four Americans, died in a rafting accident in Costa Rica, authorities said.

The bodies of Ernesto Sierra, Jorge Caso, Sergio Lorenzo and Andres Denis were found Saturday evening, along with that   ... Read More

Police in Mexico try to stop caravan of Central American migrants determined to reach the US

Twitter/@MattGutmanABC(TAPACHULA, Mexico) -- A caravan of thousands of footsore Central American migrants who say they are seeking refuge from violence in their countries was moving north Sunday under the close watch of an army of Mexican federal police in   ... Read More

Khashoggi died when he was put in a chokehold to prevent him from calling for help

Omar Shagaleh/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images(ISTANBUL, Turkey) -- A Saudi official has told ABC News that Jamal Khashoggi was killed when he was "placed in a chokehold position" to prevent him from leaving the country's consulate in Turkey and calling for   ... Read More

US general was wounded in Kandahar attack

(KANDAHAR, Afghanistan) -- Army Brigadier General Jeffrey D. Smiley was the wounded U.S. service member shot in Thursday's insider attack in Kandahar that killed two top Afghan officials in the province. The top U.S. military commander in Afghanistan was also   ... Read More

Police in Mexico try to head off caravan of Central American migrants determined to reach the US

Matt Gutman/ABC News(TAPACHULA, Mexico) -- A caravan of thousands of footsore Central American migrants who say they are seeking refuge from violence in their countries was moving north Sunday under the close watch of an army of Mexican federal   ... Read More

Democratic Rep. Adam Schiff: Trump will accept Saudi ‘crown prince’s denials’

ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- The top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee said he expects President Trump to ultimately accept Saudi Arabia's denials of the crown prince's involvement in the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., told   ... Read More

Human rights groups call for UN to investigate killing of Saudi journalist

Chris McGrath/Getty Images(ISTANBUL) -- Several of the largest human rights organizations in the world are calling for a U.N. investigation into the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

The groups, including Amnesty International, the Committee to Protect Journalists, Human   ... Read More

Kensington Palace: Duchess Meghan to ‘cut back’ on grueling schedule

Max Mumby/Indigo/Getty Images(LONDON) -- Duchess Meghan will be cutting back on several engagements on the couple's grueling 16-day Royal Tour.

“After a busy programme, the Duke and Duchess have decided to cut back the Duchess' schedule slightly for the   ... Read More

DHS secretary praises Mexican police for handling caravan migrants ‘in a professional and humane manner’

John Moore/Getty Images(TECUN UMAN, Guatemala) -- As the caravan of Central American migrants enters Mexico, a senior Trump administration official praised the Mexican police for their handling of the "crisis on their southern border."

Department of Homeland Security   ... Read More

Top US general’s close call in Afghanistan insider attack

PeterHermesFurian/iStock/Thinkstock(KANDAHAR, Afghanistan) -- New details show how close the top U.S. general in Afghanistan was to Thursday's violent insider attack in Kandahar that killed two senior Afghan security officials and wounded the province's governor. Gen. Austin Scott Miller told   ... Read More

18 Saudi citizens detained in connection with murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi: Report

Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images(NEW YORK) --  Eighteen Saudi citizens have been detained in connection with the murder of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi, according to Saudi Arabia's state-run news agency.

Khashoggi disappeared after he entered the Saudi consulate   ... Read More

F-16 accidentally blown up by Belgian Air Force mechanic

swind/iStock/Thinkstock(FLORENNE, Belgium) -- When it was over, an F-16 lay burnt to a crisp on a tarmac in Belgium.

The pictures tell the story: Mechanics at an Air Force base in Florenne were working on a nearby F-16 last   ... Read More

Putin says US dominance is ending after mistakes ‘typical of an empire’

Photo by Mikhail Svetlov/Getty Images(MOSCOW) -- Vladimir Putin said on Thursday that America's global dominance is coming to an end, with the U.S. itself accelerating that process with a string of mistakes "typical of an empire."

The Russian president,   ... Read More

China’s economic growth dips to slowest rate since 2009

Martin Holverda/iStock/Thinkstock(BEIJING) -- China's economy saw its growth drop slightly in the third quarter of the fiscal year, reporting the slowest growth since 2009.

The country's National Bureau of Statistics reported 6.5 percent growth between July and September --   ... Read More

New play in Malta challenges EU’s strictest abortion law

ValEs1989/iStock/Thinkstock(VALLETTA, Malta) -- A new play has sparked controversy in Malta by daring to tackle one of the nation's oldest taboos: abortion.

De-terminated: The Abortion Diaries, written and directed by the journalist Herman Grech, has sparked debate in   ... Read More

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5 dead, including 4 Americans, in Costa Rica rafting accident

iStock/Thinkstock(SAN JOSE, Costa Rica) -- Five people, including four Americans, died in a rafting accident in Costa Rica, authorities said.

The bodies of Ernesto Sierra, Jorge Caso, Sergio Lorenzo and Andres Denis were found Saturday evening, along with that   ... Read More

Police in Mexico try to stop caravan of Central American migrants determined to reach the US

Twitter/@MattGutmanABC(TAPACHULA, Mexico) -- A caravan of thousands of footsore Central American migrants who say they are seeking refuge from violence in their countries was moving north Sunday under the close watch of an army of Mexican federal police in   ... Read More

Khashoggi died when he was put in a chokehold to prevent him from calling for help

Omar Shagaleh/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images(ISTANBUL, Turkey) -- A Saudi official has told ABC News that Jamal Khashoggi was killed when he was "placed in a chokehold position" to prevent him from leaving the country's consulate in Turkey and calling for   ... Read More

US general was wounded in Kandahar attack

(KANDAHAR, Afghanistan) -- Army Brigadier General Jeffrey D. Smiley was the wounded U.S. service member shot in Thursday's insider attack in Kandahar that killed two top Afghan officials in the province. The top U.S. military commander in Afghanistan was also   ... Read More

Police in Mexico try to head off caravan of Central American migrants determined to reach the US

Matt Gutman/ABC News(TAPACHULA, Mexico) -- A caravan of thousands of footsore Central American migrants who say they are seeking refuge from violence in their countries was moving north Sunday under the close watch of an army of Mexican federal   ... Read More

Democratic Rep. Adam Schiff: Trump will accept Saudi ‘crown prince’s denials’

ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- The top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee said he expects President Trump to ultimately accept Saudi Arabia's denials of the crown prince's involvement in the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., told   ... Read More

Human rights groups call for UN to investigate killing of Saudi journalist

Chris McGrath/Getty Images(ISTANBUL) -- Several of the largest human rights organizations in the world are calling for a U.N. investigation into the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

The groups, including Amnesty International, the Committee to Protect Journalists, Human   ... Read More

Kensington Palace: Duchess Meghan to ‘cut back’ on grueling schedule

Max Mumby/Indigo/Getty Images(LONDON) -- Duchess Meghan will be cutting back on several engagements on the couple's grueling 16-day Royal Tour.

“After a busy programme, the Duke and Duchess have decided to cut back the Duchess' schedule slightly for the   ... Read More

DHS secretary praises Mexican police for handling caravan migrants ‘in a professional and humane manner’

John Moore/Getty Images(TECUN UMAN, Guatemala) -- As the caravan of Central American migrants enters Mexico, a senior Trump administration official praised the Mexican police for their handling of the "crisis on their southern border."

Department of Homeland Security   ... Read More

Top US general’s close call in Afghanistan insider attack

PeterHermesFurian/iStock/Thinkstock(KANDAHAR, Afghanistan) -- New details show how close the top U.S. general in Afghanistan was to Thursday's violent insider attack in Kandahar that killed two senior Afghan security officials and wounded the province's governor. Gen. Austin Scott Miller told   ... Read More

18 Saudi citizens detained in connection with murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi: Report

Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images(NEW YORK) --  Eighteen Saudi citizens have been detained in connection with the murder of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi, according to Saudi Arabia's state-run news agency.

Khashoggi disappeared after he entered the Saudi consulate   ... Read More

F-16 accidentally blown up by Belgian Air Force mechanic

swind/iStock/Thinkstock(FLORENNE, Belgium) -- When it was over, an F-16 lay burnt to a crisp on a tarmac in Belgium.

The pictures tell the story: Mechanics at an Air Force base in Florenne were working on a nearby F-16 last   ... Read More

Putin says US dominance is ending after mistakes ‘typical of an empire’

Photo by Mikhail Svetlov/Getty Images(MOSCOW) -- Vladimir Putin said on Thursday that America's global dominance is coming to an end, with the U.S. itself accelerating that process with a string of mistakes "typical of an empire."

The Russian president,   ... Read More

China’s economic growth dips to slowest rate since 2009

Martin Holverda/iStock/Thinkstock(BEIJING) -- China's economy saw its growth drop slightly in the third quarter of the fiscal year, reporting the slowest growth since 2009.

The country's National Bureau of Statistics reported 6.5 percent growth between July and September --   ... Read More

New play in Malta challenges EU’s strictest abortion law

ValEs1989/iStock/Thinkstock(VALLETTA, Malta) -- A new play has sparked controversy in Malta by daring to tackle one of the nation's oldest taboos: abortion.

De-terminated: The Abortion Diaries, written and directed by the journalist Herman Grech, has sparked debate in   ... Read More

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