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State Department issues updated travel warning for Venezuela ahead of Sunday vote

suprunvitaly/iStock/Thinkstock (CARACAS, Venezuela) -- The U.S. State Department updated its travel warning for Americans in Venezuela on Thursday, and ordered the family of staff members evacuated from the U.S. ...

Nine starving animals rescued from abandoned zoo in war-torn Aleppo, more remain

Photo by Ali Atmaca/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images (ALEPPO, Syria) -- Nine animals on the brink of starvation have been rescued from an abandoned zoo in war-torn Aleppo, Syria. But more ...

Putin critic says Russian lawyer's Trump Tower meeting was about sanctions

Photo by Waring Abbott/Getty Images (NEW YORK) -- The Russian lawyer who met with Donald Trump Jr., Jared Kushner and Paul Manafort in Trump Tower is the Russian government's ...

US-led coalition cuts ties with partner force in fight against ISIS in Syria

the_guitar_mann/iStock/Thinkstock (DAMASCUS, Syria) -- The U.S.-led international coalition fighting ISIS has cut ties with a partner force in Syria who would not commit to fighting only the terrorist organization.According ...

American fighting ISIS says he's on a mission for 'justice'

ABC News (RAQQA, Syria) -- "Christian," as he calls himself, with his California accent, closely cropped blond hair and tattoos that run across his face and neck, certainly stands ...

State Department cautions US tourists in Mexico about ‘tainted’ alcohol

iStock/Thinkstock (WASHINGTON) -- The U.S. State Department is cautioning Americans visiting Mexico to be conscious of "allegations that consumption of tainted or substandard alcohol has resulted in illness or ...

Prince William flying for the last time as an air ambulance pilot

Photo by Samir Hussein/WireImage (LONDON) -- Prince William is giving up his wings and flying for the final time with the East Anglia Air Ambulance Wednesday evening. On his ...

North Korea could test another ICBM as early as Wednesday night, US official says

PeterHermesFurian/iStock/Thinkstock (PYONGYANG, North Korea) -- North Korea could test another intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) as early as Wednesday night, according to a U.S. official.If the regime launches an ICBM, ...

Judge sets deadline for doctors, parents of Charlie Gard to agree on end-of-life plan

CHRIS RATCLIFFE/AFP/Getty Images (LONDON) -- Britain's High Court has given Charlie Gard's family until noon Thursday to agree with Great Ormond Street Hospital on how the terminally ill infant ...

US slaps new sanctions on 13 current or former members of Venezuelan government

dk_photos/iStock/Thinkstock (WASHINGTON) -- The U.S. Department of the Treasury announced sanctions against a number of current or former senior members of the Venezuelan government, following an executive order signed ...

Princess Diana’s brother says he was 'lied to' over William, Harry following Diana's coffin

Ulli Michel/AFP/Getty Images (LONDON) -- Lord Charles Spencer, a brother of Princess Diana, told the BBC on Wednesday it was a "bizarre and cruel thing" for Diana's sons, William ...

Charlie Gard's family asks court to let the boy come home to die

ABCNews.com (LONDON) -- The family of 11-month-old Charlie Gard, whose illness has damaged his brain and rendered him unable to breathe on his own, asked a U.K. court today ...

US Navy ship fires multiple warning shots at Iranian boat in Persian Gulf

Department of Defense/ABCNews.com (WASHINGTON) -- A U.S. Navy ship fired multiple warning shots at an Iranian vessel in the Persian Gulf that came within 150 yards of the American ...

Cabinet votes to remove metal detectors from holy site in Jerusalem

iStock/Thinkstock (JERUSALEM) -- Israel will remove metal detectors at the entrance of a holy site in Jerusalem. Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's security cabinet made the decision, saying they would ...

Charlie Gard's family ends legal fight to take the sick boy to the US

iStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- The British parents of 11-month-old Charlie Gard, whose illness has damaged his brain and rendered him unable to breathe on his own, have decided against ...

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