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US believes Austin Tice still alive as FBI offers new $1 million reward

Fort Worth Star-Telegram/TNS via Getty Images (NEW YORK) -- Intelligence gathered over the past 18 months suggests that American journalist Austin Tice is still alive almost six years after ...

Australian ex-deputy prime minister welcomes baby with former staffer

Michael Masters/Getty Images (NEW YORK) -- The former deputy prime minister of Australia and his partner, Vikki Campion, have welcomed a baby boy. Joyce quit his government post and position ...

Direct hotline set up for North, South Korea presidents

iStock/Thinkstock (SEOUL) -- A direct hotline has been set up between South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.     A test call was made ...

China province tries spraying and publicly shaming jaywalkers to deter them

iStock/Thinkstock (BEIJING) -- Crossing the street in China is often a chaotic business.  It seemingly has nothing to do with whether a light is red or green. Instead, people just ...

What you need to know about Cuba's new president, Miguel Diaz-Canel, as Raul Castro steps down

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images (HAVANA) -- Miguel Diaz-Canel Bermudez is the first person outside of the Castro family to rule over Cuba in almost 60 years. Raul Castro, who succeeded his ...

US has 'credible evidence' Russia, Syria sanitizing alleged chemical attack site: State Department

iStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- The U.S. said Thursday it has "credible information and intelligence" that shows Russian and Syrian regime officials are denying an investigative team access to the ...

Meghan Markle joins Prince Harry in support of women's empowerment

Max Mumby/Indigo/Getty Images (LONDON) -- Just one month before Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are to marry, the couple stepped out at a reception to promote women’s empowerment and ...

German theater offers swastika-wearers free entry to a play on Hitler’s birthday

Photodisc/Thinkstock (BERLIN) -- The Konstanz Theater in southern Germany is offering visitors free tickets to an upcoming production of playwright George Tabori’s Hitler satire Mein Kampf by adding a ...

How the end of the Castro era affects US travel to Cuba

iStock/Thinkstock (HAVANA) -- After nearly 60 years of Castro rule, there is a new president in Cuba. The Cuban General Assembly voted on Wednesday to elect First Vice President ...

Saudis lift 35-year cinema ban with 'Black Panther'

Bandar Algaloud/Saudi Kingdom Council/Handout/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images (RIYADH, Saudi Arabia) -- Saudi Arabia broke a 35-year ban on movie theaters Wednesday night with a special showing of the Disney blockbuster ...

Puerto Rico's worst blackout since Maria leaves island residents 'frustrated'

Ricardo Arduengo/Getty Images (NEW YORK) -- Puerto Rico is facing its worst blackout since Hurricane Maria hit in September, leaving some residents wondering whether the island will ever fully ...

Fidel Castro's revolution lives on in this Cuban mountain range

iStock/Thinkstock (HAVANA) -- In the rugged Sierra Maestra mountains near where Fidel Castro made his hideout as he led a guerrilla uprising in the late 1950s, Cubans say they ...

Chemical weapons inspectors' visit to Douma delayed after shots were fired at UN team

iStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- A United Nations security team came under fire on Tuesday during a visit to the site of a suspected chemical attack in the Syrian town ...

Royal fanatics are camped outside hospital awaiting royal baby

Chris Jackson/Getty Images (LONDON) -- More reliable than baby due dates in the Lindo maternity wing of St. Mary's Hospital in London, are the die hard royal baby watchers ...

Pompeo met with Kim Jong Un over Easter weekend, officials say

Mark Wilson/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) -- CIA Director Mike Pompeo secretly met with Kim Jong Un to discuss setting up a meeting between the North Korean leader and President Donald ...

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