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Trump order to keep Guantanamo open won't change much for now
President Donald Trump 's executive order to keep open the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay and reserving the right to house additional detainees will likely not have an impact in the short term. That's because there are currently no enemy combatant detainees being held by the United States who
Military options the US could use against Syria if there's another chemical attack
The White House is warning the Syrian regime against conducting another chemical weapons attack, saying in a statement that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and the Syrian military "will pay a heavy price." The statement was released Monday night after the White House said the U.S. had found
Georgia special election for a US House seat heats up days before votes are cast
The race to fill the seat vacated by Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price has become one of the most expensive congressional elections in U.S. history.
Iranian ship targets laser at U.S. military helicopter in Strait of Hormuz
An Iranian Navy vessel trained a laser at a U.S. military helicopter as it accompanied three U.S. Navy ships moving through the Strait of Hormuz early Wednesday morning, in an incident the U.S. Navy has characterized as "unsafe and unprofessional." "Three U.S. Naval ships and a U.S. Marine Corps
Tim Kaine Talks About a Subject Hillary Clinton Rarely Mentions: Benghazi
While Hillary Clinton shies away from referencing Benghazi on the campaign trail, her running mate seems less hesitant to do so. For the second time in two days, Democratic vice presidential nominee Tim Kaine brought up today the deadly 2012 terrorist attacks in Libya, referencing an incident that
Rep. Michael McCaul: Developments in Yemen 'Greatly Disturb Me'
Homeland Security Committee Chair Rep. Michael McCaul on the violent unrest in Yemen.
'This Week' Transcript: Rep. Mike McCaul
Below is the "This Week" transcript for March 22, 2015. It is a rush transcript and may contain errors. It will be updated. ANNOUNCER: Starting right now on ABC's THIS WEEK, breaking news. Evacuation -- why U.S. Special Forces are pulling out of a key country in the war on terror . The critical
Terrorists in France Connected to al-Qaeda in Yemen
Hours after the two men behind the Charlie Hebdo attack were killed by French police, al-Qaeda’s Yemen branch, known as al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), claimed responsibility for the plot, saying it was revenge for the magazine’s satirizing of the Prophet Muhammad. The fact that the two
2 Hostage Standoffs in Paris Come to an End
This is an ABC news special report. Cheers didn't hear us now reporting. George Stephanopoulos. And we are coming on the air right now to hostage situations in France right now one in Paris at a supermarket one. About twenty miles northeast of Paris at the town of demy tank well. Where there'd
ISIS, Khorasan, and al Qaeda: 'We Have to Know Our Enemy'
ABC News' Pierre Thomas and counterterrorism experts Ali Soufan and John Cohen weigh in on homegrown terrorism and Khorasan's shadowy threat to the homeland.