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Argentina: Drug seizure at Russian embassy leads to arrests

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Argentine officials say that a police officer and a Russian diplomatic official were arrested after authorities seized a large cocaine shipment at the Russian embassy in Buenos Aires

Living in a 'nightmare': Airstrike interrupts Syrian activist's ABC News interview

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"Every day people die - we're used to it," Nour, 22, said. But people think we are a number, but actually we are human and people, and no one feel what we are suffering."

Officials apologize as schoolgirls remain missing after suspected Boko Haram attack

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Dozens of Nigerian schoolgirls remained missing Thursday, three days after suspected Boko Haram fighters attacked a school in northeast Yobe State.

Top US diplomat in Venezuela under fire for tough comments

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The head of Venezuela's government controlled assembly accuses the top U.S. diplomat in Caracas of promoting a coup and threatened to take appropriate diplomatic measures against him

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Montenegro police: US Embassy attacker ex-soldier

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The U.S. State Department says it doesn't believe that an attack on the American embassy in Montenegro "is part of an ongoing threat."

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Trump administration denies entry to Iranian Christian refugees

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Trump administration denies entry to Iranian Christian refugees

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'Substance' reportedly sent to Harry, Meghan Markle prompts anthrax scare

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The "substance" was deemed non-suspicious amid search for sender.

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Ex-rising star of French far right steps into US limelight

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Out of the shadows, the woman who was the rising star of France's far right National Front until she left politics is emerging on the other side of the Atlantic, stepping into the limelight as a speaker at a major forum for American…

American siblings earn second bronze at Olympics

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Alex and Maia Shibutani earned their second bronze medal in Pyeongchang.

Cape Town residents struggle to survive water crisis

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Residents are allotted 13.2 gallons of water per day because of a drought.

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US women's hockey wins first gold since 1998 in dramatic win over Canada

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The U.S. women won the gold for the first time in 20 years.

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Video shows police officer catching boy who fell from third-story building

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The officer who caught the boy sustained injuries in the life-saving rescue.

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Russian curlers stripped of medal after doping violation

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The curlers will be forced to give up their Olympic bronze medals.

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North Korea to send high-level delegation to Olympics closing ceremony

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Ivanka Trump will be in attendance with the U.S. delegation.

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Lindsey Vonn misses gate in final Olympics race as Shiffrin rallies for silver

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Vonn's Olympics career came to a disappointing conclusion in the combined.

Kim Yo Jong, North Korean leader's sister, pregnant with 2nd child: Report

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The North Korean leader's sister visited the Olympics in South Korea this month.

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African asylum seekers facing expulsion have embraced Israel

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Tens of thousands of African asylum seekers fear their stay in Israel is coming to an abrupt end

Women's hockey twins had sights set only on winning gold against Canada

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The sisters met in a game for gold early Thursday morning.

'Small explosion' near US embassy in Montenegro, investigation 'evolving'

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The embassy in the Balkan nation issued the alert Thursday morning.

Wednesday, Feb 21

US Jewish group withdraws Holocaust video offensive to Poles

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US Jewish foundation sparks outrage in Poland with video calling on the United States to sever its diplomatic ties with Poland over controversial new Holocaust legislation and by repeatedly using the historically incorrect term 'Polish…

Marooned couple write 'Help' in the sand

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The pair became stranded after their boat "smashed into rocks in a freak storm."

Only mom on Team USA shares historic Olympic gold in cross-country event

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Two U.S. women, including the only mother on Team USA, won the women's team sprint cross-country event to make history.

North Korea now blasting choral, folk music at DMZ, not propaganda

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North Korea's DMZ speakers are now blasting music instead of propaganda.

Tuesday, Feb 20

Man who says he was a Russian 'troll' arrested after going public

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Russian police have reportedly arrested a man who has claimed to be a worker at a so-called troll factory in St. Petersburg, Russia.

Japanese man given custody of 13 surrogate kids

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A Thai court has granted legal custody of 13 babies carried by surrogate mothers to a secretive Japanese millionaire who is their biological father

American says he 'had nothing to lose' attempting record-setting 6-quad routine

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Nathan Chen became the first to land a six-quad performance.

Will Russians indicted by special counsel face extradition?

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Russia has historically resisted the extradition process to the U.S.

Monday, Feb 19

This camp is home to thousands of trapped refugees and migrants

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ABC News visited the largest refugee camp on the Greek island of Lesbos.

Villages covered in ash after volcano erupts in Indonesia

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Mount Sinabung is one of three active volcanoes in Indonesia.

Iranian rescuers find wreckage from plane crash

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Rescue crews in Iran located wreckage from the plane that crashed on Sunday.

Philippines: Risks rising with China challenging US at sea

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A Philippine diplomat says the risks of an armed conflict have increased in the disputed South China Sea with a militarily stronger China now able to challenge the United States, which used to be the dominant power in the strategic waterway

Sunday, Feb 18

Polish PM seeks dialogue with Israel on 'difficult history'

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A spokeswoman for Poland's prime minister has sought to downplay his words equating Polish collaborators in the Holocaust to alleged "Jewish perpetrators" by saying they were an invitation to a frank debate about the World War II crimes…

Tiny house on wheels takes minimalist living to the next level

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Architect Leonardo Di Chiara, 27, hopes to bring tiny living to big cities.

All 65 aboard plane feared dead in crash in southern Iran

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Iran's semi-official Fars news agency: Iranian commercial airplane carrying 66 people has crashed in country's south

US Navy says China's military buildup won't stop patrols

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U.S. forces are undeterred by China's military presence on newly built islands in the South China Sea and will continue patrolling the strategic, disputed waters