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July 30, 2018

Two American cyclists among 4 dead in possible terror attack in Tajikistan

iStock/Thinkstock(DUSHANBE, Tajikistan) -- Four cycling tourists, including two Americans, were killed in what may have been a terror attack in Tajikistan, authorities told ABC News. A group of seven cyclists was heading north in Danghara district, about 55 miles southeast of the capital Dushanbe, when they were struck by a car with five armed people onboard on Sunday. Tajikistan’s interior minister said that, after striking the cyclists, the people in the car got out and attacked them with a fi..
July 30, 2018

Two American cyclists among 4 dead in Tajikistan attack claimed by ISIS

iStock/Thinkstock(DUSHANBE, Tajikistan) -- Four cycling tourists, including two Americans, were killed in an attack in Tajikistan, authorities told ABC News. ISIS claimed responsibility for the attack in a Twitter post Monday. A group of seven cyclists was heading north in Danghara district, about 55 miles southeast of the capital Dushanbe, when they were struck by a car with five armed people onboard on Sunday. Tajikistan’s interior minister said that, after striking the cyclists, the people in..
July 30, 2018

1,200 rolls of toilet paper? A damaged Volvo? US embassy in London has auctioned these and more

US Embassy (LONDON) -- The U.S. embassy in London, which recently moved from the historic Grosvenor Square in Mayfair where it had been located for more than two centuries to an expansive new building, has apparently been clearing out surplus items. Embassy property Several laptops were on sale in the recent auction, as well as an electric oven and a pair of table lamps for just under $4, and a floor lamp without a shade ($7). A new auction has been opened on the State Department website that cl..
July 30, 2018

Prime minister of New Zealand returning to office after maternity leave

Jacinda Adern/Facebook (AUKLAND, New Zealand) -- Jacinda Ardern, the prime minister of New Zealand, announced she will return to work after a six-week maternity leave, according to a video posted on her Facebook page. Ardern, 37, appeared in the video along with her infant daughter, Neve Te Aroha Ardern Gayford. Ardern is the first elected leader to be pregnant while in office. She gave birth to Neve at Auckland City Hospital on June 21, according to her Facebook page. “It’s really heartening to..