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


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


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


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


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


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’


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


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?

SG and PM, Antigua and Barbuda, walk through Codrington

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


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


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

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