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Kim Jong Un's aunt speaks out while living secret life in the US
Fri, 27 May 2016 14:25:00 GMTKim Jong Un may be pampered in North Korea, but the person who changed his diapers when he was a pouty child is no longer there – she’s living in the United States. We spent the weekend in New York with Kim Jong Un’s aunt and uncle, who live in the U ...

Ukraine violence ramps up as efforts to end separatist rebellion stall
Fri, 27 May 2016 13:39:00 GMTUkrainian students play in a fountain as they celebrate the end of their school term on Independence Square in downtown Kiev, Ukraine, May 27, 2016. The square was the scene of battles with security forces in 2014. (Photo: ROMAN PILIPEY, EPA) Ukraine is ...

Missing journalists in Colombia are in militants' hands, official says
Fri, 27 May 2016 14:29:00 GMT(CNN)The three journalists who went missing in Colombia within the past week are in the hands of the ELN, or National Liberation Army, a Marxist guerrilla group with a heavy presence in the Catatumbo region, according to a top Colombian official.

Brazilian authorities search for more than 30 suspects in gang rape of teen
Fri, 27 May 2016 13:54:00 GMTRIO DE JANEIRO – Brazilian police say they are hunting for more than 30 men suspected of participating in the gang rape of a 16-year-old over the weekend. The attackers posted pictures and videos of the assault on the unconscious teenager on Twitter.

Montreal mob leader killed in daytime hit
Fri, 27 May 2016 13:09:00 GMTDowntown Montreal as seen a 2013 file photo taken from Mount Royal park. (Photo: Caryn Rousseau, AP) Rocco Sollecito, a high-ranking member of the embattled Rizzuto organized crime family In Montreal, was killed Friday on the streets in the Quebec city ...

French workers step up protests as gas supplies run dry
Fri, 27 May 2016 13:35:00 GMT(CNN)Burning tires, tear gas and clashes with riot police -- the ugly scenes that come with workers' strikes are all too familiar in France, a country constantly trying to balance its culture of workers' rights with a more efficient economy. Such scenes ...

China to replace treacherous 2,625-foot ladder to school with stairs
Fri, 27 May 2016 12:34:00 GMTJust to get home from school, they climb more than 2,500 feet toward the sky -- on a ladder made of bamboo and secured to a sheer cliff face. After pictures surfaced of the challenging trek faced by schoolchildren in a poor corner of China's mountainous ...

Andy Tsege in Ethiopia Case: Daughter, 9, in Legal Bid to Return Death-Row Dad
Fri, 27 May 2016 03:40:00 GMTLONDON — It's not every day that a 9-year-old American girl takes the British government to court. But for Menabe Andargachew, it's a matter of life and death: her father's. Andargachew "Andy" Tsege disappeared while catching a connecting flight through ...

Protests provide outlet for political passions in Venezuela
Fri, 27 May 2016 14:17:00 GMTCARACAS, Venezuela — One day, thousands march through downtown Caracas in defense of beleaguered President Nicolas Maduro and the socialist legacy of his predecessor and patron, the late Hugo Chavez. The next day, hundreds of government opponents gather ...

Survivors of Hiroshima: 'There is horror here'
Fri, 27 May 2016 09:35:00 GMTPresident Obama reaches out to shake hands with a student after laying a wreath and giving a speech at the cenotaph of the 1945 atomic bombing victims as Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, left, watches them at Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park in Hiroshima ...

President Obama Urges a Nuke-Free World As He Arrives for Historic Visit to Hiroshima
Fri, 27 May 2016 03:13:00 GMTPresident Obama has arrived in Hiroshima, becoming the first U.S. president to visit since the atomic bombing of the city in 1945. Obama says his visit to Hiroshima today is "an opportunity to honor the memory of all those who were lost in World War II.

In Iraq's battle for Fallujah, residents gird for long fight
Fri, 27 May 2016 14:09:00 GMTTrump fires up crowd in Fresno with speech free of policy ideas Caption Close BAGHDAD (AP) — Five days into an Iraqi military operation to push Islamic State fighters out of Fallujah, residents still inside the city are preparing for a long battle, with ...

Christians, Muslims, Jews Compete at Israel's 1st Transgender Pageant
Fri, 27 May 2016 02:34:00 GMTTEL AVIV, Israel — Love was in short supply for much of Caroline Khouri's life. Her male relatives nearly killed her after discovering she had chosen to transition from being a man to a woman, the 24-year-old told NBC News. "My cousins, my father, my ...

Putin eyes privatization deals during visit to Greece
Fri, 27 May 2016 14:48:00 GMTATHENS, Greece (AP) — On his first trip to a European Union country this year, Russian President Vladimir Putin traveled to Greece Friday to visit a secluded Christian Orthodox monastic sanctuary and eye energy and privatization deals in the cash ...



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