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Rare video shows last surviving member of Amazonian tribe

Ildo Frazao/iStock/Thinkstock(TANARU, Brazil) -- Rare video released from a government agency in Brazil shows footage of a lone survivor of an Amazonian tribe who has been living alone for 22 years.

The Guaporé Ethno-Environmental Protection Front has been monitoring   ... Read More

Vietnam releases, deports American after more than a month in detention

hansslegers/iStock/Thinkstock(HANOI, Vietnam) --  Vietnam has convicted an American who was beaten and detained by police during a protest last month and expelled him from the country.

But after he was held for 40 days in custody, it was welcome   ... Read More

Angela Merkel criticizes US tariffs, says she doesn’t see US as a foe

Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images(BERLIN) -- Speaking to reporters at her annual summer press conference, German Chancellor Angela Merkel opined on U.S. President Donald Trump, Russian President Vladimir Putin, and other newsworthy topics.

Merkel addressed President Trump's comments earlier   ... Read More

Bus passengers injured in knife attack in Germany

iStock/Thinkstock(LUEBECK, Germany) -- A man armed with a knife attacked passengers on a bus in northern Germany on Friday before being taken into custody, authorities said.

An unknown number of passengers suffered injuries, including one seriously, during the knife   ... Read More

Prince Harry, Meghan Markle plan trip to the US, sources say

Samir Hussein/Samir Hussein/WireImage(LONDON) -- Prince Harry and Duchess Meghan have been working at a whirlwind pace since marrying on May 19.

They just completed their first foreign tour to Ireland on behalf of Queen Elizabeth.

Kensington Palace recently announced   ... Read More

French president’s aide questioned by police for allegedly beating protester

Chesnot/Getty Images(PARIS) -- Police questioned an aide to French President Emmanuel Macron on Friday after he was apparently caught on video impersonating a police officer while hitting and stomping a Paris demonstrator earlier this year.

The video, published Wednesday   ... Read More

US citizen, believed to have been fighting for ISIS, detained in Syria

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- A U.S. citizen, believed to have been fighting for ISIS, was captured in northern Syria this summer, according to a U.S. defense official.

Ibraheem Musaibli, who is now at a holding facility, was detained by the Syrian   ... Read More

England’s swans population counted in annual ‘swan-upping’

iStock/Thinkstock(LONDON) -- Among the most quirky of Britain’s historic traditions, the practice of counting swans, or "swan-upping," has a long history dating back hundreds of years.

The tradition is named after the officials who carry out the duties, swan   ... Read More

South Korean government, shipping company ordered to pay compensation for 2014 Sewol ferry disaster that killed 304

ABC News(SEOUL, South Korea) -- South Korea's court has ordered the government and a shipping company to pay compensation to the families of victims of the Sewol ferry that sank in 2014, killing 304 on board, mostly high school   ... Read More

Israel passes controversial Jewish nation-state law

iStock/Thinkstock(JERUSALEM) - Israel adopted a contentious law on Thursday that defines the country as the nation-state of the Jewish people, a move critics described as racist and a step toward an apartheid state.

The bill, which is backed by   ... Read More

Thai boy rescued from cave speaks out: ‘Thought about my parents’

ABC News(CHIANG MAI, Thailand) -- Chanin "Titan" Vibulrungruang said he was surprised the entire world was waiting to see him.

"Was it a good surprise?" ABC News asked the boy, following his recent extraction from a flooded cave in   ... Read More

French ambassador Gerard Araud slams Trevor Noah for saying ‘Africa won the World Cup’

Mike Smith/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- The French ambassador to the U.S. slammed comedian Trevor Noah on Wednesday for saying Africa deserved credit for France's 2018 World Cup victory due to the large number of black   ... Read More

Feds spend nearly $70k at Trump hotel in Scotland

Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images(TURNBERRY, Scotland) -- The U.S. federal government billed taxpayers nearly $70,000 in expenses at the Trump hotel in Turnberry, Scotland, during President Donald Trump's visit last weekend, federal spending records show.

The expenditures, totaling $69,767, were   ... Read More

Chaos at Westminster: Conservative party facing pending Brexit deadline, internal conflicts

ABCNews.com(WASHINGTON) -- The controversial visit by President Donald Trump and his bombshell interview criticizing his host wasn’t the only headache for British Prime Minister Theresa May in recent days.

This week saw chaotic scenes in the House of Commons   ... Read More

A 25-foot Jeff Goldblum statue pops up in London

John Phillips/Getty Images(LONDON) -- People walking by Potter's Field Park near the Tower Bridge in London will encounter a larger-than-life figure from the "Jurassic Park" movies.

No, it's not one of the film's cloned dinosaurs. It's a 25-foot statue   ... Read More

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Rare video shows last surviving member of Amazonian tribe

Ildo Frazao/iStock/Thinkstock(TANARU, Brazil) -- Rare video released from a government agency in Brazil shows footage of a lone survivor of an Amazonian tribe who has been living alone for 22 years.

The Guaporé Ethno-Environmental Protection Front has been monitoring   ... Read More

Vietnam releases, deports American after more than a month in detention

hansslegers/iStock/Thinkstock(HANOI, Vietnam) --  Vietnam has convicted an American who was beaten and detained by police during a protest last month and expelled him from the country.

But after he was held for 40 days in custody, it was welcome   ... Read More

Angela Merkel criticizes US tariffs, says she doesn’t see US as a foe

Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images(BERLIN) -- Speaking to reporters at her annual summer press conference, German Chancellor Angela Merkel opined on U.S. President Donald Trump, Russian President Vladimir Putin, and other newsworthy topics.

Merkel addressed President Trump's comments earlier   ... Read More

Bus passengers injured in knife attack in Germany

iStock/Thinkstock(LUEBECK, Germany) -- A man armed with a knife attacked passengers on a bus in northern Germany on Friday before being taken into custody, authorities said.

An unknown number of passengers suffered injuries, including one seriously, during the knife   ... Read More

Prince Harry, Meghan Markle plan trip to the US, sources say

Samir Hussein/Samir Hussein/WireImage(LONDON) -- Prince Harry and Duchess Meghan have been working at a whirlwind pace since marrying on May 19.

They just completed their first foreign tour to Ireland on behalf of Queen Elizabeth.

Kensington Palace recently announced   ... Read More

French president’s aide questioned by police for allegedly beating protester

Chesnot/Getty Images(PARIS) -- Police questioned an aide to French President Emmanuel Macron on Friday after he was apparently caught on video impersonating a police officer while hitting and stomping a Paris demonstrator earlier this year.

The video, published Wednesday   ... Read More

US citizen, believed to have been fighting for ISIS, detained in Syria

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- A U.S. citizen, believed to have been fighting for ISIS, was captured in northern Syria this summer, according to a U.S. defense official.

Ibraheem Musaibli, who is now at a holding facility, was detained by the Syrian   ... Read More

England’s swans population counted in annual ‘swan-upping’

iStock/Thinkstock(LONDON) -- Among the most quirky of Britain’s historic traditions, the practice of counting swans, or "swan-upping," has a long history dating back hundreds of years.

The tradition is named after the officials who carry out the duties, swan   ... Read More

South Korean government, shipping company ordered to pay compensation for 2014 Sewol ferry disaster that killed 304

ABC News(SEOUL, South Korea) -- South Korea's court has ordered the government and a shipping company to pay compensation to the families of victims of the Sewol ferry that sank in 2014, killing 304 on board, mostly high school   ... Read More

Israel passes controversial Jewish nation-state law

iStock/Thinkstock(JERUSALEM) - Israel adopted a contentious law on Thursday that defines the country as the nation-state of the Jewish people, a move critics described as racist and a step toward an apartheid state.

The bill, which is backed by   ... Read More

Thai boy rescued from cave speaks out: ‘Thought about my parents’

ABC News(CHIANG MAI, Thailand) -- Chanin "Titan" Vibulrungruang said he was surprised the entire world was waiting to see him.

"Was it a good surprise?" ABC News asked the boy, following his recent extraction from a flooded cave in   ... Read More

French ambassador Gerard Araud slams Trevor Noah for saying ‘Africa won the World Cup’

Mike Smith/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- The French ambassador to the U.S. slammed comedian Trevor Noah on Wednesday for saying Africa deserved credit for France's 2018 World Cup victory due to the large number of black   ... Read More

Feds spend nearly $70k at Trump hotel in Scotland

Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images(TURNBERRY, Scotland) -- The U.S. federal government billed taxpayers nearly $70,000 in expenses at the Trump hotel in Turnberry, Scotland, during President Donald Trump's visit last weekend, federal spending records show.

The expenditures, totaling $69,767, were   ... Read More

Chaos at Westminster: Conservative party facing pending Brexit deadline, internal conflicts

ABCNews.com(WASHINGTON) -- The controversial visit by President Donald Trump and his bombshell interview criticizing his host wasn’t the only headache for British Prime Minister Theresa May in recent days.

This week saw chaotic scenes in the House of Commons   ... Read More

A 25-foot Jeff Goldblum statue pops up in London

John Phillips/Getty Images(LONDON) -- People walking by Potter's Field Park near the Tower Bridge in London will encounter a larger-than-life figure from the "Jurassic Park" movies.

No, it's not one of the film's cloned dinosaurs. It's a 25-foot statue   ... Read More

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