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Pakistan's Imran Khan sworn in as prime minister

Pakistan's cricket star-turned-politician Imran Khan has been sworn in as prime minister despite protests by opposition parties, which accuse the security services of intervening on his behalf in last month's elections

Italian media: death toll rises to 41 in bridge…

Italian media say three more bodies have been found in rubble of the Genoa bridge collapse, raising death toll to 41

Don't Be Surprised if You See a Mini Horse on…

Southwest airlines has introduced a new rule that will allow flyers to bring mini horses in flight as long as they are service animals. Buzz60 has the story.

US Will Stop Funding Stabilization Efforts In…

The U.S. will redirect $230 million intended to help rebuild Syria to other foreign policy priorities, according to the State Department.

Taliban say no peace with 'occupation,' want US…

The leader of the Taliban says there will be no peace in Afghanistan as long as the foreign "occupation" continues, reiterating the group's position that the 17-year war can only be brought to an end through direct talks with the United States

Thousands await rescue amid deadly south Indian…

Thousands of stranded people are waiting for rescue as relentless monsoon floods batter the south Indian state of Kerala, where more than 170 have died in a little over a week and much of the state is at least partially submerged

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Report: Many American Workers Get No Paid Time Off

Many American workers get no paid time off. Elizabeth Keatinge has more.

Turkey Again Refuses To Release American Pastor…

The pastor is at the heart of rising tensions between the U.S. and Turkey, which have led to escalating sanctions and tariffs.

Saudi Arabia prepares for the annual Muslim hajj…

Saudi Arabia is preparing to host the annual hajj pilgrimage beginning Sunday, as over 1.6 million Muslim faithful from abroad have arrived in the ultraconservative kingdom

6.1 quake shakes Costa Rica near Panama; no major damage

A strong earthquake has shaken southern Costa Rica near the border of Panama, toppling items from store shelves and knocking out power in places, but authorities say there was no major damage or reports of serious injuries

Kim Jong-Un Seen Smoking a Cigarette and Enjoying…

Kim Jong Un appears to be letting loose, smoking a cigarette and hanging by a hot spring. Buzz60's Sam Berman has the full story.

US Sanctions Myanmar Military Officials And Units

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is set to release the results of an investigation into the situation in Myanmar later this month.

Getting personal: US, Turkish leaders feud over…

Feud over detained American pastor in Turkey overshadows deeper problems in U.S.-Turkish relationship, as well as fate of other detainees

The Latest: Moody's cuts Turkey's credit rating…

Ratings agency Moody's has downgraded Turkey's credit rating deeper into "junk" status and slapped a "negative" rating on its outlook.

This Is the Type of Music People with Money Like?

If you listen to classical music when you’re not at weddings or your cousin’s piano recital, there’s a good chance you’re doing better financially than your peers.

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Hundreds Dead As Indian Tourist State Faces…

India's Meteorological Department issued weather warnings for heavy to very heavy rain in Kerala for the coming days.

Peru, Ecuador tighten requirements for Venezuela…

Two South American nations are stiffening entry requirements for the flood of Venezuelans fleeing their nation's economic and humanitarian crisis, a move that could make their plight even more arduous

US intensifies sanctions on Myanmar forces for rights abuses

The U.S. Treasury is slapping sanctions on Myanmar security forces for their alleged involvement in violent campaigns against ethnic minorities across the Southeast Asia nation

Want to Delete Facebook? Here's How

Mashable lays out how to delete Facebook. Elizabeth Keatinge has more.

Pakistani Lawmakers Elect Imran Khan As Next…

The former cricket star secured 176 votes from the National Assembly Friday.

Al-Qaida bomb master killed in US strike, officials say

Yemeni officials and a tribal leader say al-Qaida's chief bomb maker behind the 2009 Christmas Day plot to down an airliner over Detroit was killed months ago by a U.S. drone strike

Armenia's new PM marks 100 days in office with giant rally

Armenia's new prime minister has marked his first 100 days in office by calling a rally that has attracted about 100,000 enthusiastic supporters

This New Bag Reportedly Has a Waitlist of 17,000…

This bag is cute right? Well, around 17,000 people really thought so too. Susana Victoria Perez has more.

Pentagon Claims China Is 'Likely' Training…

The Pentagon made this claim in its annual report to Congress about Chinese military developments.

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Mali opposition leader rejects presidential…

Mali's opposition leader Soumaila Cisse says he rejects results proclaiming incumbent President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita the winner of a runoff presidential election

Al-Qaida in Yemen denies AP report on secret deals with UAE

Yemen's al-Qaida branch has denied an Associated Press report saying that it struck secret deals over territories it controls with the Saudi-led coalition fighting Shiite rebels in the country

It Pays to Be The Boss: U.S. CEOs Made 312 Times…

U.S. CEOs earned 312 times more than the average worker in 2017, according to a new report. Elizabeth Keatinge has more.