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Several injured in French casino robbery; 4 gunmen at large
Police are searching for multiple gunmen who stormed a casino in the southern French city of Aix-en-Provence, causing several injuries and stealing cash before...
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Whether it's a jungle hut or a high-rise apartment, your home is covered in bacteria, and new research from the Amazon suggests city dwellers might want to...
For refugees, finding work in Europe an uphill battle
Finding work for refugees has always had its challenges, but the massive migrant influx to the European Union is making the job even more daunting for new...
114 bodies pulled from toppled Taiwan building; 1 missing
Workers have pulled out 114 bodies from the rubble of a high-rise apartment building that collapsed in an earthquake in Taiwan's oldest city, leaving only one...
Pope opens Mexico visit after historic stop with patriarch
Pope Francis kicks off his first trip to Mexico on Saturday with speeches to the country's political and ecclesial elites, riding in on the success of his...
Russian PM: West rekindling the Cold War
Russia's prime minister is accusing the West of rekindling the Cold War, saying sanctions imposed after the annexation of Crimea and new moves by the NATO...
Unlucky in love, elephant damages 15 cars in southern China
After losing out on his love interest, a wild elephant has turned his attention to cars
The Latest: Russian PM links migrants, terror threat
Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has drawn a link between the terrorist threat and the influx of migrants to Europe
Gaza's Hamas rulers says Egypt briefly opens border crossing
The Islamic militant group Hamas that rules Gaza says Egypt has opened its border with the territory for the first time this year
French PM: there will be other major terrorist attacks
France's prime minister is warning that the terrorist threat is a long-term one and that there will be other major attacks
Influential Iraqi Shiite cleric calls for government reforms
Iraq's influential Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr is calling for the inclusion of more technocrats in government and is threatening to withdraw from the...
Germany presses Russia, Ukraine to implement peace deal
Germany's foreign minister has pressed for progress on a year-old peace plan for eastern Ukraine as he met with senior officials from Russia, Ukraine and France
Viewers' Guide: GOP hopefuls spar in South Carolina
Viewers' Guide: Serious issues face GOP debaters in South Carolina but style will beg for attention, too, as eyes turn to Rubio and the Trump-Cruz feud
Rubio under pressure as Republicans debate in South Carolina
Marco Rubio enters Saturday night's Republican presidential debate facing immense pressure to right his campaign
Cruz's right turn on immigration belies more moderate past
When Ted Cruz says he's never supported amnesty for, nor legalization of, people in the U.S. illegally, he's only half right