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Presidential Debate Fact-Check: What Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton Are Claiming
] /> On the ABC News app? Click HERE to watch this interactive video. The third and final presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump in Las Vegas started out as a policy discussion, but quickly turned tense, with both candidates accusing the other of lying or making misleading
North Korea Says It Wants UK to Pull out of Military Drills
North Korea says it wants Britain to pull out of planned military exercises in South Korea, calling the drills a "hostile act."
Presence of Turkish Troops in Northern Iraq Angers Baghdad
Tucked behind Bashiqa Mountain in northern Iraq, some 500 Turkish troops stationed alongside a local militia say they are training and arming Iraqi fighters to help defeat the Islamic State group
Erdogan Says Turkey Determined to Join Mosul Operation
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says his country is determined to take part in a possible operation to liberate the Islamic State group-held Iraqi city of Mosul, despite calls from Iraq to Turkey to withdraw its troops
Fact-Checking Donald Trump's Foreign Policy Speech
Donald Trump discussed foreign policy in a speech in Youngstown, Ohio today. ABC News fact-checked several of his claims that touched on his policy proposals, his position on the Iraq War and President Obama's counterterrorism track record. On Troop Withdrawal Claim : President Obama set the terms
Putin Orders Russian Troops to Begin Withdrawing from Syria
Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered his country's military to begin its withdrawal from Syria, saying the intervention has “largely achieved its objectives”. In a statement the Kremlin says Putin called Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to inform him of the Russian decision and that Putin
6 Americans Killed in Afghanistan Suicide Attack
Six American service members -- including an NYPD detective -- were killed in a suicide bomb attack today on a joint U.S. and Afghan patrol outside Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan. Two other American service members and a U.S. contractor were also injured in the blast. Defense Secretary Ash Carter
Ramadi Fell to ISIS Fighters Even Though They Were 'Vastly Outnumbered' by Iraqi Troops
The city of Ramadi is controlled by “hundreds” of ISIS fighters who were able to seize the city after Iraqi military commanders ordered the withdrawal of several thousand Iraqi troops from the city. That’s according to a U.S. official who also confirmed that the withdrawal of Iraqi troops from
Misunderstanding May Have Led Iraqi Troops to Leave Ramadi
The Iraqi troop pull-out of Ramadi last weekend that allowed the city to fall into ISIS hands may have been the result of a misunderstanding by the senior Iraqi commander in the city, U.S. officials said today. U.S. officials now believe the senior Iraqi military commander ordered his troops to
Jeb Bush: What's In A Name?
By MICHAEL FALCONE NOTABLES MITT ROMNEY ON THE EMERGING 2016 FIELD: The former Republican nominee assessed the fresh crop of potential 2016 Republican nominees yesterday, starting with newly-minted presidential candidate Ted Cruz: “He is a person of very sound capability and I think you’re going...