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August 20, 2018

US Navy hospital ship to head to Colombia amid Venezuelan humanitarian crisis

Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Jonathan Clay/U.S. Navy(WASHINGTON) -- The U.S. is sending a Navy hospital ship off the shores of Colombia this fall to provide urgent medical care for Venezuelan refugees. In a bitter feud with the U.S., Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro has refused all American aid. Defense Secretary James Mattis announced the decision on Friday after a visit to Bogotá, Colombia where he had breakfast with President Iván Duque. The Pentagon confirmed on Monday th..
August 20, 2018

Creaking heard from remnant of Genoa bridge after fatal collapse, evacuees kept away

Awakening/Getty Images(GENOA, Italy) -- Evacuees who were living near the Genoa bridge that collapsed and killed 43 people last week have been stopped from recovering belongs Monday over concerns about the structure’s instability, according to reports from Italian media. Creaks were heard from the eastern pillar of the bridge overnight and again Monday morning, causing increased alarm about the stability of the bridge's remaining portions, reports said. Fire services specified the noise was..
August 20, 2018

Woman who fell off cruise ship: ‘I am very lucky to be alive’

iStock/Thinkstock(ROME) -- A British woman was pulled out of the Adriatic Sea on Sunday after falling off a cruise ship and treading water for 10 hours. The woman was on the Norwegian Star near Croatia when she fell overboard, according to the cruise line. "In the morning of August 19th, a guest went overboard as Norwegian Star made her way to Venice. The Coast Guard was notified and a search and rescue operation ensued," a spokesperson for Norwegian said in a statement. "We are pleased to adv..
August 19, 2018

Bolton: Election meddling by China, North Korea, Iran a concern

Mark Wilson/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- National Security Adviser John Bolton said Russia is only one of four countries that could potentially try to interfere in the 2018 U.S. midterm elections. In an exclusive interview Sunday morning, Bolton told ABC News Chief Global Affairs Correspondent and This Week Co-Anchor Martha Raddatz that the U.S. is also concerned about possible election meddling by China, North Korea and Iran. “I can say definitively that it's a sufficient national security ..