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US steps up security for U19 basketball tournament in Egypt
USA Basketball is stepping up the security for its team in the under-19 World Cup
President Trump: I 'Absolutely' Will Put Safe Zones in Syria
President Donald Trump has a plan for controlling the number of Syrian refugees flooding into Europe. "I'll absolutely do safe zones in Syria," Trump told ABC's David Muir Wednesday. "Safe zones" refer to protected havens inside Syria for civilians displaced by the violent conflict -- areas that
John Legere at CES
T-Mobile CEO John Legere caught up with Rebecca Jarvis at CES 2017 in Las Vegas for an episode of "Real Biz With Rebecca Jarvis." See what Legere sees for the future of wireless and his keys to running a successful company.
Retired Gen . Martin Dempsey elected USA Basketball chairman
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- Retired Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, the former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, has been elected chairman of USA Basketball . Dempsey replaces Jerry Colangelo, who held the position for two terms but will now focus on his role as managing director of the U.S. men's
Ret. Gen. John Allen Says Donald Trump Could Cause 'Civil Military Crisis'
Retired Retired Marine Corps Gen. John Allen said that if Republican nominee Donald Trump becomes president and follows through on some of the things he’s said on the campaign trail, the U.S. could face a “civil military crisis, the like of which we’ve not seen in this country.” "When we swear an
Democratic Debate Needs Human Intelligence on the Ground
Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders and Martin O'Malley discuss the most important issues at the ABC News Democratic debate.
General Austin: Only '4 or 5' US-Trained Syrian Rebels Fighting ISIS
General Lloyd Austin, the commander of U.S. Central Command leading the war on ISIS , told Congress today that only "four or five" of the first 54 U.S.trained moderate Syrian fighters remain in the fight against ISIS. Christine Wormuth, the Under Secretary of Defense for Policy, also told the
Russian Build-Up Continues at Base in Syria, Causing Concern Among US Officials
Russia continues to transport equipment to an airbase in the Syrian port city of Latakia -- a move that U.S. officials suggest could mean it is being prepared to handle significant air activity. Four large Russian transport aircraft arrived over the weekend at the base with unspecified equipment,
5 Stories You May Have Missed This Weekend
1. Harvard Professor Larry Lessig Says He's Running for President After exceeding his $1 million crowd-funding goal, Harvard Law School professor Larry Lessig announced Sunday on "This Week" that he is running for president. "I think I'm running to get people to acknowledge the elephant in the
General Martin Dempsey on His Legacy: 'I'm Okay With Cautious'
As his tenure comes to an end, the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff reflects on his service.