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New kidnappings, jailbreak hit restive Philippine island
Suspected Abu Sayyaf gunmen have abducted four workers in a school in a southern Philippine province where President Rodrigo Duterte visited troops waging an offensive against the militants
US airstrikes target al-Shabab militants in Somalia
The unmanned drone strikes come a day after an Afghan soldier killed three US service members.
The Note: Washington reeling from Comey hangover
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW TODAY President Trump is likely to field questions about James Comey during his press conference this afternoon, but he’s already broken his silence on Twitter, posting his first reaction to the Comey testimony this morning: “Despite so many false statements and lies, total
U.S. shoots down drone over Syria that fired at coalition troops
A U.S. Air Force fighter jet shot down an armed Predator-like drone over southeastern Syria on Thursday after the drone had fired at coalition and Syrian rebel forces, according to a coalition statement. No one was injured in the incident. Earlier in the day coalition aircraft carried out an
Martha Raddatz's Biography
Martha Raddatz is ABC News Chief Global Affairs Correspondent and co-anchor of “This Week with George Stephanopoulos.” She has covered national security, foreign policy and politics for decades – reporting from the Pentagon, the State Department, the White House, and conflict zones around the
US airstrike in Mosul caused explosion that killed more than 100 Iraqi civilians
A U.S. military investigation has found that 105 civilians were killed in west Mosul in March after a coalition airstrike caused a secondary explosion that was fatal. Investigators said they believe that ISIS deliberately planted two snipers on the structure's rooftop and rigged the house with
Drone video shows ISIS moving civilians into home as human shields
U.S. Central Command released drone surveillance video today it says shows ISIS fighters forcibly moving civilians into a west Mosul home to be used as human shields. The video shows the ISIS combatants firing at Iraqi security forces from the home in an apparent attempt to provoke a U.S. airstrike
Hari Kondabolu: 'I knew that I had a voice'
The comedian talks to Amna Nawaz about turning the tough issues America is facing into laugh-out-loud jokes as a part of the podcast series "Uncomfortable."
A look at memorable filibusters in the Senate
Senator Jeff Merkley , D-Ore., stood on the Senate floor all night last night and talked for more than 15 hours to oppose President Trump ’s nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to the U.S. Supreme Court. Merkley mostly stuck to the topic at hand, with the help of a few charts. He spoke about Gorsuch’s