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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

'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.

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

Maduro declared winner in disputed Venezuela…

Venezuelan officials have declared socialist leader Nicolas Maduro the easy winner of Sunday's presidential election, while his leading challenger is questioning the legitimacy of a vote marred by irregularities and calling for a new ballot

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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.

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

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

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.

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

Kerry says civil discourse is under threat around…

Kerry, in speech to graduates at NYU Abu Dhabi, says civil discourse is under threat around the world

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.

Cubans mourn plane crash dead, officials ID 20…

At morgues and in church services, Cubans are mourning loved ones who died in the country's worst air disaster in three decades

Company in Cuba plane crash had received safety…

The Mexican charter company whose plane crashed in Havana, killing 110 people aboard, has been the subject of two serious complaints over the last decade, according to authorities in Guyana and a retired pilot for Cuba's national airline

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.

25 African migrants come ashore in Brazil after…

Authorities say about two dozen African migrants were brought ashore in northeastern Brazil after being rescued at sea by fishermen

Cameroon holiday hit by violence in English-speaking areas

Cameroon's national day Sunday was marked by violence in its troubled English-speaking region, with two policemen killed, soldiers wounded and a mayor kidnapped by suspected armed separatists

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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Britain basks in royal wedding afterglow; grave…

Britain unwilling to kiss royal wedding goodbye just yet, basks in afterglow of romantic spectacle

Iraq's al-Sadr says next government will be…

Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr, whose coalition won the largest number of seats in Iraq's parliamentary elections, says the next government will be "inclusive."

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.