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Syrian government to resume anti-IS offensive in Damascus

Syrian state TV: Government forces to resume anti-IS offensive in southern part of Damascus after evacuating civilians

Bernard Lewis, prolific Mideast scholar, dies at 101

Bernard Lewis, scholar who illuminated and enraged with perspective on Middle East, dead at 101

'Monotonous' Ocean Mapping Leads Researchers to…

It started out as just your average sweep of the ocean floor, but it wasn’t sand or those creepy angler fish scientists discovered, rather the unlocking of a 128-year shipwreck mystery. Nathan Rousseau Smith has the story.

China Joins Commercial Space Race With Private…

Beijing-based OneSpace Technologies launched its OS-X rocket Thursday.

Abbas, 83-year-old Palestinian leader, still in…

Palestinian president remains in hospital after developing a fever following a minor ear procedure

Verdict to be delivered in family ax murder trial

A South African man accused of murdering three members of his family with an ax arrived in court on Monday morning to hear the verdict in his case

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Look Like Meghan Markle? You Might be in Luck to…

Business Insider reports talent agencies in the US and UK are looking for look a likes of the newest member of the Royal family. Buzz60's Sam Berman has the full story.

Trump And Moon Discuss Summit After North Korea's…

The U.S-North Korea summit's planned for June, but North Korea hinted last week it could cancel.

In North Korea nuke site closing, spectacle…

Spectacle may trump substance when foreign journalists journey deep into the mountains of North Korea to observe the official closing ceremony of its nuclear test site

Moon enters talks with Trump with driver's seat…

For a few months, everything seemed to be clicking into place for South Korean President Moon Jae-in as he meticulously set up crucial nuclear negotiations between Washington and Pyongyang following a year of intense animosity

Hasbro Has Trademarked The Smell Of Play-Doh

Hasbro says that it has trademarked the smell of Play-doh.

Every Catholic Bishop In Chile Offers To Resign…

The 34 bishops announced their intentions in a statement Friday.

US: We Won't Recognize Venezuela Election Winner

Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro has been declared the winner of an election widely denounced as a "fraud foretold." According to figures released by the National Election Council, Maduro was elected to a second six-year term after winning around 68% of the vote, more than 40 points more than his nearest...

Maduro wins Venezuela election challengers call…

Embattled socialist incumbent Nicolas Maduro won Venezuela's presidential election by a landslide in a disputed vote marred by irregularities and mass absenteeism that led his main rivals to call for a re-run

Don't Throw Your Phone Away! The Battery Inside…

Improper disposal of lithium-ion batteries has become a real hazard for waste disposal plants. Tony Spitz has the details.

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Congo To Treat People With Experimental Ebola…

Health ministry says 26 people have died and 46 cases of hemorrhagic fever have been reported.

Portuguese director drops out of Israel festival over Gaza

Portuguese theater director drops out of festival in Jerusalem this week over Israel's treatment of Palestinians

US relations under Trump dominate Mexico…

Mexico's turbulent relationship with the U.S. government under President Donald Trump dominated the country's second presidential debate with all candidates insisting the relationship must be based on mutual respect

Flying from NYC to LA in Less Than 3 Hours is…

Soon enough you’ll be able to jump on a plane and go cross country in less than 3 hours just in time for dinner. Susana Victoria Perez has more.

Charter Company For Crashed Plane In Cuba…

Only three people are reported to have survived the crash.

US office overseeing fight against IS gets…

State Department office overseeing the fight against the Islamic State will stay in business at least until the end of the year

The Latest: Maduro celebrates re-election, urges…

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro is celebrating his re-election in an energized speech inviting his defeated challengers to join him for a dialogue about the country's future

First Self-Sustained Floating Nation Could House…

Blue Foundations and Peter Thiel are building the first proof-of-concept island that may one day house those displaced by rising sea levels. Tony Spitz has the details.

Steven Mnuchin: US And China Are ​'Putting The…

The two countries have agreed to halt tariffs.

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US, China putting trade war on hold after…

The world's two biggest economies are pulling back from the brink of a trade war after making progress in talks aimed at bringing down America's massive trade deficit with China

Record Everest climber returns, already planning…

A Sherpa climbing guide who scaled Mount Everest for a record 22nd time this past week has returned from the mountain and says he's already planning his next trip

Adventurers Who Left 50K In Cryptocurrency On Top…

A team of climbers on an expedition to leave $50,000 of cryptocurrency at the top of Everest had to be rescued after getting stuck with no oxygen.