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‘He died fighting for his brothers,’ Niger ambush survivor says of fallen US soldier

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Nearly three weeks after the deadly ambush on U.S. Special Ops forces in Niger, ABC News has learned chilling new details about the mission gone wrong from a survivor of the attack and a senior U.S. intelligence official.

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EPA kept scientists from speaking about climate change at Rhode Island event

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The Environmental Protection Agency kept three scientists from speaking at a Rhode Island event about a report that deals in part with climate change.

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Dominica’s Tourism Sector Not Completely Wiped Out By Hurricane Maria

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Despite the hard hit from Hurricane Maria last month, Dominica’s tourism sector is getting back on track, with some properties open for business.

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Rio police shoot dead Spanish tourist on favela tour

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Police in the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro say they have shot dead a 67-year-old Spanish tourist.

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Russian radio presenter Felgengauer stabbed in neck

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One of Russia’s top radio presenters has had surgery after being stabbed in the neck by a man who broke into her newsroom at broadcaster Ekho Moskvy.

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Officials ‘won’t follow orders from Madrid’

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Catalan authorities will not follow orders from the Spanish government if Madrid moves to reassert control over the region, a senior official says.

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Trump tweets that 401(k) tax incentives ‘safe’ in tax plan

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President Donald Trump promised Monday there will be “no change” to tax incentives for the popular 401(k) retirement programs.

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Is This Year’s String of Hurricanes a Sign of Things to Come?

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From Miami and Puerto Rico to Barbuda and Havana, the devastation of this year’s hurricane season across Latin America and the Caribbean serves as a reminder that the impacts of climate change know no borders.

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UK Government Establishing Task Force to Help Reconstruction in Hurricane-Hit Islands

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The United Kingdom (UK) government will set up a private sector task force to help long-term reconstruction in countries and territories hit by last month’s Hurricanes Irma and Maria.

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Eradicating Hunger in Latin America And Caribbean By 2030 Becoming Increasingly Unlikely

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The total number of persons suffering from hunger in Latin America and the Caribbean has increased, reversing decades of progress.

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