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Lost $150 million da Vinci masterpiece or fake?

1 hour 46 min ago
It could be the find of the century, or something much more suspicious. "La Bella Principessa" -- a 13 inch tall pen-and-ink portrait of a Florentine woman with a Mona Lisa-esque smile -- sat in a drawer for decades, before being "rediscovered" and attributed as a lost $150 million masterpiece by Leonardo da Vinci.
Categories: International News

N. Koreans shot for watching TV

3 hours 9 min ago
According to South Korean reports, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un executed party officials for watching soap operas.
Categories: International News

Abbas: Closing Jerusalem holy site means war

3 hours 13 min ago
Police shot and killed a suspect in the drive-by shooting of a rabbi but will keep the Temple Mount in Jerusalem's Old City closed Thursday "to prevent disturbances."
Categories: International News

5 amazing places in Iran

3 hours 48 min ago
It might not be on everyone's travel radar, but Iran has a well-worn tourist circuit, encompassing attractions in the ancient cities of Shiraz and Isfahan.
Categories: International News

They really don't like each other

3 hours 55 min ago
Barack Obama and Benjamin Netanyahu haven't liked each other for years -- they just aren't bothering to hide it anymore.
Categories: International News

Tiny gaping mouth wins top photo

4 hours 55 min ago
The true test of patience is peering for hours into a microscope waiting for a rotifer to open its mouth so you can snap a quick photo.
Categories: International News

'Treated like cattle': Enslaved by ISIS

7 hours 43 min ago
ISIS is brazen about enslaving Yazidi women as part of Shariah law. One teen describes in chilling detail how her dreams of becoming a doctor lie in ruins after her brutal treatment.
Categories: International News

WWII wreckage raised from lake

7 hours 55 min ago
The wreckage of a World War II plane that disappeared roughly 70 years ago is being hauled out of a Canada lake.
Categories: International News

Cheating claims delay SAT test scores in China, South Korea

8 hours 2 min ago
Thousands of Chinese and South Korean students applying for colleges and universities in the United States face an anxious wait amid claims of widespread cheating during recent SAT tests -- the measure used in the admissions process.
Categories: International News

Drone-maker takes 'selfies' to skies

12 hours 19 min ago
What comes in a white cardboard box, weighs little more than a kilogram and can be purchased in a few clicks from Amazon?
Categories: International News

Teams investigate failure of unmanned rocket off U.S. coast

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 6:07pm
Teams of investigators were out at daybreak Wednesday examining damage to NASA's Wallops Flight Facility after an unmanned rocket exploded shortly after launch on the Virginia coast, NASA spokeswoman Rachel Kraft told CNN via email. NASA is warning people in the area not to touch debris if they find any.
Categories: International News

The last kings of Africa

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 3:26pm
In Africa, royalty is an endangered species. Alfred Weidinger is on a mission to photograph the last remaining.
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Extravagant presidential palaces

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 3:14pm
A look through some of the most exquisite residences of leaders from across the world.
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Worst public transit for women?

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 3:11pm
Alarming findings related to women's safety have come to light with the release of a Thomson Reuters Foundation survey that looks at harassment on public transportation systems in the world's largest cities.
Categories: International News

Female fighters are ISIS' deadly enemies

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 2:56pm
Syria's Kurds battle ISIS with a force that includes women.
Categories: International News

Eight dead, hundreds missing in Sri Lankan landslide

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 2:14pm
At least eight people are dead and hundreds may be trapped after a landslide ripped through a village in Sri Lanka Wednesday, the state-run Lankapuvath news agency reported.
Categories: International News

Robbers dig 100-foot tunnel, loot bank

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 1:37pm
Robbers cleaned out a bank in India and their plan may have been inspired by Bollywood fiction. Mallika Kapur explains.
Categories: International News

Will Boko Haram free girls or not?

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 12:20pm
Nigerian schoolgirls: Are they going to be freed or not? -
Categories: International News

China's biggest 'military tiger' confesses to taking bribes

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 12:17pm
A top retired general has confessed to taking bribes, becoming the highest-profile figure in China's military to be caught up in President Xi Jinping's war on corruption.
Categories: International News

Look at me! 24 selfies of the week

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 12:02pm
Categories: International News
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