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Trump tweets Shanahan has withdrawn from consideration as defense secretary

June 18, 2019 - 12:23pm
President Donald Trump has tweeted that Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan as withdrawn himself from the confirmation process.

DOJ makes rare intervention to prevent Rikers Island transfer for Paul Manafort

June 18, 2019 - 11:58am
President Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort has been spared from an expected transfer to Rikers Island prison following a rare intervention by the DOJ.

Google Calendar experiencing outage, company says

June 18, 2019 - 11:47am
Engineers are Google are working to resolve an outage with Google Calendar, according to the company.

Suspected money man named in attempted hit on Red Sox icon; motive still a mystery

June 18, 2019 - 11:37am
The retired baseball player was shot in the back at a Dominican Republic bar.

Boy, 5, dies after being shot and dropped off at hospital

June 18, 2019 - 9:48am
Authorities say a 5-year-old boy died of a gunshot wound after two adults abandoned him at a hospital in southeast Wisconsin

Caregiver accused of trying to kill elderly couple with rat poison-laced cigarettes

June 18, 2019 - 9:29am
A caregiver is accused of trying to kill an elderly couple in Pennsylvania by lacing their cigarettes with rat poison.

Off-duty officer shot dead while trying to stop armed robbery

June 18, 2019 - 9:27am
Officer John Hetland was a 24-year veteran of the Racine Police Department.

Powerful quake jolts northwest Japan, tsunami warning issued

June 18, 2019 - 9:26am
A powerful earthquake has jolted northwestern Japan, and officials are warning of a tsunami of up to one meter (3.3 feet) high along parts of the coast

Germany's Merkel appears unsteady, shaking at ceremony

June 18, 2019 - 9:02am
Merkel's office had no immediate comment.

"Fatal Attraction' killer released from New York prison

June 18, 2019 - 7:56am
A former New York schoolteacher who was convicted of killing her lover's wife in a case dubbed the Fatal Attraction murder has been released from prison

Severe flooding threat stretches from Texas to New Jersey

June 18, 2019 - 6:28am
Severe weather threatens a wide swath of the U.S. on Tuesday.

Facebook announces Calibra, a subsidiary for Libra digital currency

June 18, 2019 - 6:16am
Libra, the digital currency, is similar to bitcoin.

'Start Here': 1,000 more troops to the Middle East, and a 'war zone' in Texas

June 18, 2019 - 5:57am
It's Tuesday, June 18, 2019. Here's what you need to know to start your day.

Screeners find 6 smoke grenades in airline passenger's bag

June 18, 2019 - 5:43am
The passenger handed the grenades off to a companion who was not traveling.

WATCH: 10-year-old climbs El Capitan at Yosemite

June 18, 2019 - 5:39am
Meet Selah, who just became the youngest person ever to scale the mountain in California. ABC News' Will Ganss has the story safely on the ground.

Iranian president: Iran isn't seeking war against any nation

June 18, 2019 - 5:19am
President Rouhani also stressed that Iran will withstand mounting U.S. pressure.

Rescue efforts underway after China quake kills at least 12

June 18, 2019 - 2:50am
A 6.0 magnitude earthquake and a 5.1 magnitude aftershock struck the area.

ICE will begin removing 'millions of illegal aliens' next week, Donald Trump tweets

June 17, 2019 - 11:48pm
ICE will begin "removing the millions of illegal aliens" next week, Donald Trump tweeted late Monday night.

Couple in viral-video arrest reject police chief's apology

June 17, 2019 - 6:53pm
A Phoenix couple says police pointed guns at them and their two young children.

US to send 1,000 additional troops to the Middle East as tensions escalate with Iran

June 17, 2019 - 5:55pm
The United States is sending 1,000 additional troops to the Middle East, amid rising tensions between the U.S. and Iran.