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North Korea open to talks with United States, South Korea says

iStock/Thinkstock (PYEONGCHANG, South Korea) -- South Korea’s presidential office said Sunday that North Korea’s delegation to the Olympics agreed that there should be talks between the United States and ...

Despite ban from public office, Berlusconi seeks political comeback at 81

Elisabetta A. Villa/Getty Images (ROME) -- With fewer than two weeks to go before the Italian general election, and polls forecasting a depressing quagmire, Italian politicians have stepped up ...

US, North Korea Olympic delegations make last-minute additions, raising eyebrows

iStock/Thinkstock (PYEONGCHANG, South Korea) -- Both the Americans and North Koreans have said that they do not intend to meet with each other while in Pyeongchang for the Olympics' ...

Syrian ceasefire wins UN approval after a week of delays while hundreds of civilians died

Mohammed Elshamy/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images (NEW YORK) -- The United Nations Security Council voted unanimously on Saturday to adopt a resolution demanding a temporary humanitarian ceasefire across war-torn Syria, a ...

Olympics 2018: Closing ceremony themed 'The Next Wave' to conclude Pyeongchang Winter Games

Richard Heathcote/Getty Images (PYEONGCHANG, South Korea) -- After weeks of exhilarating competition and dazzling spectacles against the backdrop of Pyeongchang's snow-capped mountains, the 23rd Olympic Winter Games will come ...

Ivanka Trump in South Korea affirms 'maximum pressure' on North Korea

Andreas Rentz/Getty Images (PYEONGCHANG, South Korea) -- President Donald Trump's daughter and senior adviser, Ivanka Trump, is at the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang to lead the American delegation cheering ...

US to move embassy to Jerusalem in May

iStock/Thinkstock (WASHINGTON) -- The U.S. will move its embassy to Jerusalem in May after Secretary of State Rex Tillerson signed off on a final plan Thursday, according to two ...

NRA denies receiving foreign money for US elections

Scott Olson/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) -- The National Rifle Association has denied receiving money “from foreign persons or entities in connection with United States elections” in a letter to a ...

Airstrikes continue to pound Eastern Ghouta ahead of UN vote

iStock/Thinkstock (DAMASCUS, Syria) -- Relentless airstrikes pounded rebel-held Eastern Ghouta for the sixth day in a row, hours before members of the United Nations Security Council will vote on ...

US unveils largest sanctions yet on ships, companies trading with North Korea

iStock/Thinkstock (WASHINGTON) -- The Trump administration has slapped 27 trading and shipping companies, 28 vessels, and one individual with new sanctions for evading U.S. and United Nations embargoes on ...

Second Russian athlete fails doping test at Winter Olympics

iStock/Thinkstock (PYEONGCHANG, South Korea) -- A second Russian athlete has failed a doping test at the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, days after a Russian curler had to hand back ...

Ivanka Trump arrives in South Korea ahead of Olympics closing ceremony

Ahn Young-joon/Pool/Getty Images (SEOUL) -- Ivanka Trump arrived in South Korea to flashing cameras and a live broadcast across South Korean TV two days before she will attend the ...

Star of France's political right serves red meat to US conservative conference

Alex Wong/Getty Images (NATIONAL HARBOR, Md.) --  After laying low for a year following her aunt’s humiliating election defeat, French hard-right firebrand Marion Marechal-Le Pen came roaring back at ...

'I see children in pieces': Airstrikes pound besieged Damascus suburb, hundreds dead

Diaa Al-Din Samout/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images (NEW YORK) --  After filming an airstrike on a hospital in rebel-held Eastern Ghouta, Syria, cameraman Diaa al-Din Samout checked on his uncle’s home ...

Living in a 'nightmare': Airstrike interrupts Syrian activist's interview with ABC News

ABCNews.com (NEW YORK) --  A Syrian media activist living in a besieged Damascus suburb said residents there feel like they are living in a nightmare -- describing nonstop bombardment ...

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