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Cambodian king pardons imprisoned land rights activists

A prominent leader of Cambodia's land rights movement and three activists who were imprisoned with her have been freed under a royal pardon

Australia's Turnbull survives leadership vote…

Australia's Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull survived a leadership challenge, defeating Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton in an internal government ballot that is unlikely to settle questions of his support

Millennials Are Sharing Passwords, Streaming…

Millennials are sharing passwords and streaming companies are feeling the pain. Elizabeth Keatinge has more.

EU Commission Wants To Crack Down On Terrorist…

The commission put out voluntary guidelines on taking down content in March, but apparently it's not working well enough.

Pope: No effort spared to fight abuse, but offers…

Pope Francis vows "no effort must be spared" to root out priestly sex abuse in the Catholic Church, but gives no indication he will take action to sanction complicit bishops or end the Vatican culture of secrecy that has allowed the crisis to fester

Librarian Makes Fake Bomb Threat In Order to Make Flight

A librarian has been jailed after calling in a fake bomb threat so he wouldn't miss a flight. Per Reuters , Jacob Meir Abdellak, a Frenchman living in London, called in the hoax eight minutes before his Norwegian Airlines flight was slated to leave Gatwick Airport after staff wouldn't let him...

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Unfollow These People on Social Media For Your…

Social media can be a great tool, but it may also fuel some more toxic personality traits. Tony Spitz has the details.

Australia's PM Scraps Plan To Lower Greenhouse…

The plan would have lowered Australia's greenhouse gas emissions cap to 26 percent below 2005's levels within 12 years.

Flash flood hits hikers in gorge in southern…

Heavy rain flooded a gorge filled with hikers Monday in the southern region of Calabria, killing at least eight, Italy's civil protection agency said

South Africa to Seize Land from White Owners

The South African government has begun the controversial process of seizing land from white farmers in cases where negotiations to purchase the plots have fallen through. Per Newsweek , two game farms in the country's Limpopo province will be the first ones taken under the order after their owners declined to...

Stolen Purse Miraculously Turned Up 18 Years…

Getting your wallet stolen takes a little while to get over, but 18 years is more than enough time, which is why it'd be pretty surreal to get it back nearly two decades later.

As Floodwaters Recede, Tens Of Thousands Rescued…

Torrential rains in the southern part of the country triggered the worst flooding Kerala's seen in almost a century.

Frustration rules as Venezuela unveils new…

Venezuelans are bracing for dramatic economic measures the government has announced, including a more-than 3,000 percent hike in the minimum wage

UK woman 'sang to stay awake' after falling off…

The rescuers of a British woman who fell from a cruise ship and spent 10 hours in the Adriatic Sea at night say it's a miracle that she's alive

Here's Why Netflix Deleted All User Reviews from…

Netflix cancels user reviews. Elizabeth Keatinge has more.

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Pope Francis Issues A Letter Condemning Sexual…

Pope Francis issued the letter to all Catholics on Monday.

Report: Experts knew Genoa bridge had weakened 20…

Experts determined last February that corrosion of the metal cables encased in pressed concrete had reduced by 20 percent the strength of the highway bridge that collapsed last week

2 detained after shots are fired at US Embassy in…

Two suspects have been detained after shots were fired from a moving car at the U.S. Embassy in Turkey, an attack that comes during heightened tensions between the two NATO allies

3D Printed Gills Could Allow Humans to Breathe…

AMPHIBIO 3d printed gills may soon give humans the ability to breathe underwater without scuba gear. Tony Spitz has the details.

Qatar Accuses Saudi Arabia Of Barring Its…

There are more than 2 million Muslims in Saudi Arabia for the annual Hajj pilgrimage.

UN rights chief warns UN could 'collapse' without…

The outgoing U.N. human rights chief says the U.N. Security Council's five permanent members wield too much power at the United Nations, warning that world body could "collapse" if that doesn't change

Greece wants new talks with Britain on Parthenon Sculptures

The Greek government has launched a new bid to engage Britain in talks over the return to Athens of a celebrated group of ancient sculptures originally ornamenting the Parthenon Temple on the Acropolis

A Top Harvard Doctor Says Losing Weight is Hard…

A top Harvard doctor says it’s harder than ever to lose weight right now, but there are five tricks to help keep it off. Buzz60's Sean Dowling has more.

Afghanistan's President Calls For Cease-fire With…

The cease-fire would take effect on Monday and last at least through the Eid al-Adha holiday.

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Ill health forces Dutch Olympian to halt…

Ill health forces Dutch swimmer Maarten van der Weijden to halt his ambitious bid to swim the 200-kilometer (124-mile) route of an iconic speedskating race in the northern Netherlands

Europe sees sharp rise in measles: 41,000 cases…

The World Health Organization says the number of measles cases in Europe jumped sharply during the first six months of 2018 and at least 37 people have died

'Stranger Things' Season 3 Is Inspired by This…

You will never believe which 1980s movie is the inspiration for the next season of Stranger Things. Tony Spitz has the details.