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What's happening in Syria? After 500 deaths this week, U.N. demands 30-day cease-fire

Sat, 24 Feb 2018 14:47:08 -0500

Airstrikes and shelling on eastern suburbs of the Syrian capital Damascus left at least 22 people dead and dozens wounded Saturday.


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Mexico police shut down second black market tequila still, investigate if tainted alcohol headed to resorts

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 11:33:49 -0500

More than 1,000 gallons were confiscated Monday and are being tested for methanol, a type of alcohol that is extremely toxic.


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Stolen Degas painting found on bus outside Paris

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 16:43:58 -0500

Degas' 1877 work "Les Choristes" had been missing for nearly a decade. It was stolen while on loan from the Musee d'Orsay.


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Trump officials fight eviction from Panama hotel they manage

Sat, 24 Feb 2018 15:01:28 -0500

Witnesses told the AP they saw Trump’s executives carrying files to a room for shredding.


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Why is this honeymoon destination in disarray? Maldives explained

Sat, 24 Feb 2018 11:09:29 -0500

The Maldives, an archipelago made up of more than 1,000 coral islands in the Indian Ocean, has unraveled.


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Drug that claims to kill the flu in a day approved in Japan

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 11:43:00 -0500

The Japanese drug maker Shionogi can begin selling its pill, called Xofluza,  locally but it wouldn't hit U.S. shelves until at least 2019.


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Major discovery! Egypt uncovers 2,000-year-old cemetery

Sat, 24 Feb 2018 14:02:42 -0500

Experts from Egypt and Germany have found an ancient necropolis, containing more than 1,000 statues and eight tombs.


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Ivanka Trump goes all out as Olympics First Fan

Sat, 24 Feb 2018 11:47:48 -0500

Ivanka Trump, picked by her father to lead the U.S. delegation for the closing ceremony, plunged head first into events at the 2018 Winter Olympics.


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KFC apologizes for its 'chicken crisis' with hilarious ad

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 19:13:30 -0500

KFC is apologizing to customers in the UK and Ireland -- after running out of chicken and shutting down more than half of its 900 stores. Buzz60's Sam Berman has the full story.






NK defector: Winter Olympics cheerleaders forced into sexual slavery

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 14:40:29 -0500

A North Korean defector makes a major accusation about the country’s Olympic cheer squad. Veuer's Nick Cardona has that story.


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Demand for exorcisms is up threefold in Italy, so Vatican is holding conference

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 18:56:43 -0500

The Vatican hopes to step up its game against demon possessions with a week-long conference to address a threefold increase in demand or exorcists.


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Trump greets Australian prime minister in attempt to revive 'mateship' with U.S. ally

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 14:24:14 -0500

The relationship between the two leaders has been strained since a post-Inaugural phone call that Trump described as "unpleasant."


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U.S. plans to move Israel's embassy to Jerusalem on May 14

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 15:23:30 -0500

Vice President Pence told the Israeli Parliament last month that a new U.S. Embassy to Israel would open in Jerusalem before the end of 2019.


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KFC offers mea culpa for UK chicken shortage with epic (and witty) apology ad

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 19:14:29 -0500

After having to close hundreds of U.K. stores due to a shortage of chicken, Kentucky Fried Chicken responds with the greatest apology ever.


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America is no longer a 'nation of immigrants'

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 11:55:13 -0500

The federal agency that grants visas and U.S. citizenship now refers to itself as an organization that "administers the nation's lawful immigration system."


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What do we really know about North Korea? Here are 10 fascinating facts

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 10:09:46 -0500

Here are 10 fascinating facts about North Korea, one of the most isolated nations on earth.


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Ivanka Trump ready to 'cheer' at Olympics. Is she ready to chat with North Korea, too?

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 10:58:45 -0500

The White House has dispatched Ivanka Trump for 2018 Winter Olympics. North Korea counters by sending a former spy chief to lead its delegation.


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Ivanka Trump arrives in South Korea for Pyeongchang Winter Olympics

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 07:31:46 -0500

U.S. President Donald Trump's daughter Ivanka arrives in South Korea to attend the closing ceremony of the Winter Olympics Video provided by Reuters






The most dangerous countries in the world for U.S. travelers

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 21:51:41 -0500

It's still possible to have a safe trip, but smart travelers should educate themselves.


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Greece votes to probe politicians in alleged drug bribery case

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 21:49:20 -0500

The Greek parliament voted on Thursday to investigate politicians, including former prime ministers, over allegations of bribery from the Swiss drugmaker Novartis. Kate King reports. Video provided by Reuters


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Idris Elba excited about engagement and directorial debut

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 21:42:43 -0500

British actor Idris Elba turned out at the Berlin film festival to launch his new film "Yardie" and show off his recent fiancee to the press. Rollo Ross reports. Video provided by Reuters


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New Soderbergh movie shot entirely on iPhone premieres in Berlin

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 21:41:54 -0500

Actress Claire Foy talks about making smartphone film 'Unsane' at the film's world premiere at the Berlin film festival. (no reporter narration) Video provided by Reuters


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The day in pictures

Sat, 24 Feb 2018 14:12:16 -0500