Russian woman charged with alleged ‘information warfare’ against US midterms

Russian woman charged with alleged ‘information warfare’ against US midterms

Federal authorities have charged a Russian woman for allegedly taking part in a Russian plot to influence public opinion over the upcoming 2018 midterms elections and other politically-charged events inside the United States, the Justice Department announced Friday. “The strategic goal of this alleged conspiracy, which continues to this day, is to sow discord in the U.S. political system and to undermine faith in our democratic institutions,” the U.S. attorney overseeing the case, Zach Terwilliger…

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President Trump and Secretary Pompeo deny ABC report on Khashoggi tape

President Trump and Secretary Pompeo deny ABC report on Khashoggi tape

The Trump administration has strongly denied a claim that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo was played an alleged audio recording of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi’s murder and that he was provided a transcript during his visit to meet Turkish officials in Ankara this week. Khashoggi was last seen entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul on Oct. 2. Turkish officials allege that he was murdered inside and that they have audio recordings that prove it….

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WATCH: Cardi B swarmed as she hands out free winter coats in Brooklyn

WATCH: Cardi B swarmed as she hands out free winter coats in Brooklyn

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WATCH: Banksy auction, Trump meets Kanye, polar bear in Germany: World in Photos

WATCH: Banksy auction, Trump meets Kanye, polar bear in Germany: World in Photos

Now Playing: ‘Halloween’ premiere, baby drill monkey, table tennis robot: World in Photos Now Playing: Autumn in China, Pompeii excavation, Tokyo street fashion: World in Photos Now Playing: World View: Missing journalist in Turkey, royals tour Australia Now Playing: US top general back on streets after deadly attack in Afghanistan Now Playing: Russian woman arrested in alleged plot to meddle with midterms Now Playing: Police clash with migrant caravan near border Now Playing: Saudi prosecutor:…

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‘A lot of yelling’ in 911 call when Jayme Closs was abducted, police say

‘A lot of yelling’ in 911 call when Jayme Closs was abducted, police say

The morning Denise and James Closs were shot dead in their Wisconsin home, someone dialed 911 from Denise Closs’ cellphone. A 911 dispatcher heard “a lot of yelling” in the call, which came in just before 1 a.m. Monday, according to sheriff’s department records. The dispatcher called back but was unable to leave a voicemail. More attempts were made. The phone went unanswered. Officials also tried to reach the home’s landline but it was disconnected,…

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Paul Manafort arrives at court hearing about sentencing date in a wheelchair

Paul Manafort arrives at court hearing about sentencing date in a wheelchair

Paul Manafort, the onetime Trump campaign chairman, arrived in court on Friday for a hearing about his sentencing date in a wheelchair. Manafort is currently in detention in an Alexandria jail awaiting sentencing on a host of charges brought by Mueller’s prosecutors in two separate jurisdictions as part of his investigation into Russian meddling during the 2016 campaign. Manafort’s defense attorney, Kevin Downing, told Judge T.S. Ellis that Manafort’s health has suffered as a result…

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Feds charge man with threatening 2 senators for supporting Kavanaugh

Feds charge man with threatening 2 senators for supporting Kavanaugh

Federal authorities have arrested a New York man for allegedly threatening to attack two U.S. senators over their support for Brett Kavanaugh, whose nomination to the Supreme Court was almost derailed by an allegation he sexually assaulted a woman three decades ago while they were in high school. 74-year-old Ronald Derisi of Smithtown, Long Island, was arrested Friday morning on charges of threatening a federal official, according to court records. Prosecutors allege that on the…

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Mega Millions prizes keep skyrocketing as ‘people want to see bigger jackpots’

Mega Millions prizes keep skyrocketing as ‘people want to see bigger jackpots’

The record $1 billion Mega Millions jackpot is the latest prize to balloon to astronomical figures — and officials say they’re giving people with dreams of winning exactly what they want. “People wanted to see bigger jackpots,” Carole Gentry, a spokeswoman for the Mega Million Group and managing director of communications at Maryland Lottery and Gaming told ABC News. The drawing for the Mega Millions prize will be Friday night. The prizes for lotteries have…

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What life is like now for man arrested at age 11 for pregnant woman’s death

What life is like now for man arrested at age 11 for pregnant woman’s death

Jordan Brown was 11 years old when he was arrested and initially charged as an adult for the murder of his pregnant, soon-to-be stepmother. Now 21, Brown, who spent more than seven years in custody, is focused on his future since his murder conviction was overturned just this summer. “I’m not angry. I mean, I think the whole, like, what happened and the way it happened is B.S.,” Jordan Brown said in an exclusive interview…

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Boy falsely accused of sexual assault by woman says he’s struggling to move on

Boy falsely accused of sexual assault by woman says he’s struggling to move on

The 9-year-old boy at the center of a viral video, dubbed “Cornerstore Caroline,” said he’s struggling to move forward ever since a woman falsely accused him of sexual assault on camera, pushing him into a national conversation about racial profiling and excessive 911 calls made against African-Americans. In an exclusive interview with “Good Morning America” on Friday, Jeremiah Harvey, who is black, said he was traumatized and forced to look at race in a new…

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