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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

Pakistan's Imran Khan sworn in as prime minister

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

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.

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

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

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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.

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.

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

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.

Anger engulfs families as Italy buries its bridge…

With anger and grief, Italians began burying some of their dead Friday from the Genoa highway bridge collapse, holding funerals in victims' hometowns

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

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.

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

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.

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

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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Romanian PM tells EU: Force against protesters…

Romania's prime minister on Friday has defended the use of force by riot police during a violent protest that left more than 450 people injured

Could Brazil's da Silva really run? It's not…

Now that jailed former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has registered his candidacy for president, experts say there is a narrow path by which authorities could allow him to run

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.