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iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Days before world leaders gather in New York City for the U.N. General Assembly, the NYPD is brushing up on how to prevent state-sponsored poisoning attempts. While police say there have been no specific poisoning threats in connection to the annual gathering, the NYPD has “compared notes” with authorities in the UK […]

Stockbyte/Thinkstock(LONDON) — Dozens of passengers on a Jet Airways flight from Mumbai to Jaipur were injured after their plane lost cabin pressure on Thursday. People onboard Jet Airways flight 9W 697 posted photos and videos of the incident on Twitter, in which the passengers can be seen wearing oxygen masks. The flight made an emergency […]

Luis Martinez/ABC News(WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump announced Thursday that the remains of two U.S. Army soldiers missing in the Korean War nearly seven decades ago have been identified from the 55 boxes turned over by North Korea this summer. The president tweeted out their names, noting they were “identified as a result of my […]

iStock/Thinkstock(SYDNEY) — A major Australian supermarket chain is temporarily pulling sewing needles from its shelves as authorities continue to investigate cases of needles being put in fruit. Woolworths, which has close to 1,000 locations across the country, announced on Thursday that it will temporarily stop selling needles. “We’ve taken the precautionary step of temporarily removing […]

iStock/Thinkstock(MELBOURNE, Australia) — Authorities in Florida briefly shut down an international airport after a man believed to be a student tried to board a plane in the middle of the night. The suspect jumped an airport fence and boarded an empty American Airlines plane at 2 a.m. Thursday, a spokeswoman for the Orlando Melbourne International […]

iStock/Thinkstock(SALISBURY, United Kingdom) — The British public may have reportedly been duped after a couple appeared to fall ill at a restaurant in Salisbury, England, Sunday, sparking fears that the town had once again been exposed to a deadly nerve agent. “A hoax is likely to be one line of inquiry” after Russian model Anna […]

ABC News(SEOUL, South Korea) — The leaders of North and South Korea went on a trip together to the top of Mount Baektu, a sacred mountain that borders China and is said to contain the history of Ancient Korea. Mount Baektu is considered the most sacred and the symbolic mountain of the Korean nation. President […]

ABC News(NEW YORK) — An arrest warrant has been issued for the founder of a controversial 3D-printed gun company in connection to the alleged sexual assault of a minor, according to Texas authorities. Suspect Cody Wilson, 30, owns Defense Distributed, which sells blueprints for producing plastic firearms using 3D printers. The alleged victim, an unnamed […]

Joshua Gane via Storyful(NEW YORK) — A young boy has been arrested for putting sewing needles inside strawberries in New South Wales, Australia. The boy, whose name has not been disclosed because of his age, confessed to putting the sewing needles in strawberries as a prank and is not believed to be the culprit behind […]

Tristar Media/Getty Images(ISTANBUL) — Celebrity chef Nusret Gokce, better known as “Salt Bae,” was torched online after videos of him serving steak to Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro in Turkey went viral on Monday. Gokce posted three videos on Instagram of Maduro feasting, drinking and smoking a Cuban cigar with his wife, Cilia Flores, at one […]


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