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(PERTH, Australia) -- An unidentified object washed ashore in Australia, and investigators are trying to determine if the object is related to Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.According to a press release from Australian authorities, the item washed ashore ne
JUNG YEON-JE/AFP/Getty Images(SEOUL, South Korea) -- One week after a ferry sank off the coast of South Korea, the death toll continues to climb.As of Wednesday, at least 150 people have been confirmed dead with 152 others still missing. There are 174 kno
Genya Savilov//AFP/Getty Images(KIEV, Ukraine) -- At least 130 members of the Russian intelligence service and military are leading uprising efforts in Eastern Ukraine, the director of Ukraine's national security service said Tuesday.In a Google Hangout s
iStock/Thinkstock(CAIRO) -- The United States cleared Egypt to receive some military assistance, following a conversation Tuesday between Secretary of State John Kerry and Egyptian foreign minister Nabil Fahmy. The Obama administration approved the delive
iStock/Thinkstock(SLOVIANSK, Ukraine) -- An American journalist has been reportedly detained by unidentified people in uniform in Eastern Ukraine.Simon Ostrovsky, a reporter with Vice News, was captured. Vyacheslav Ponomarev, the self-proclaimed "People's
iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- As fighting in the Central African Republic continues, the United States announced the appointment of a special representative to the area on Tuesday.The Bureau of African Affairs reported the designation of Ambassador W.
Kim Doo-Ho/AFP/Getty Images(SEOUL, South Korea) -- Before he dove into the cold and murky waters of South Korea's southwest coast, Jung Cha-Woong gave his life jacket to a scared classmate, saving his friend’s life as the ferry they were on began to
Ed Jones/AFP/Getty Images(PYONGYANG, North Korea) -- Kim Jong-un’s baby photos surfaced Tuesday through Korean Central Television, North Korea's state broadcaster.The youngest son of Kim Jong-il eventually became his father's successor as leader of
U.S. Army Photo by Visual Information Specialist Markus Rauchenberger(WASHINGTON) -- The U.S. is sending about 600 Army soldiers to Poland, Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia -- all Russian neighbors -- for bilateral training exercises prompted by the situatio
NICOLAS ASFOURI/AFP/Getty Images(SEOUL, South Korea) -- Nearly a week after a ferry sank off the coast of South Korea, the death toll has continued to climb.As of Tuesday, at least 121 people have been confirmed dead in the tragedy, with 181 others still
Esther Lee(NEW YORK) -- Ed Marzec spent two years and more than $100,000 in an attempt to climb Mount Everest, only to get as close as a high altitude base camp where an avalanche killed his friend and crushed his ambition to reach the peak.Marzec, 67, w
Samir Hussein/WireImage(SYDNEY) -- Prince William and Duchess Kate took a step back in time, at least for a photo opportunity, by posing Tuesday in front of Australia’s famed Ayers Rock, the same location where William’s parents, Prince Charle
Official White House Photo by Pete Souza(KIEV, Ukraine) -- Vice President Joe Biden walked into a hornets' nest as he arrived in Kiev Monday for talks with leaders of Ukraine's government.Biden's mission is to bolster U.S. support for Ukraine that include
iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Syria will hold presidential elections on June 3 despite the raging civil war that is believed to have killed at least 150,000 people.Many expect President Bashar al-Assad, whose term ends on July 17, to announce his bid for
iStock/Thinkstock(HAVANA, Cuba) -- A shortage of supplies has Cuban heath officials worried, as the country's stock of condoms dwindles down. To address the issue, Cuba's public health system reportedly approved the sale of expired condoms, saying a parti
Jemal Countess/Getty Images(PRETORIA, South Africa) -- Oscar Pistorius, who has cried, wailed and vomited through his murder trial for the shooting death of his girlfriend, denied an allegation on Monday that he was tutored by an acting coach before the t
Bunyos/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- Is Syrian President Bashar al-Assad using chemical weapons against opposition forces?The Obama administration says it's looking into reports of the use of chlorine gas in opposition strongholds in Syria, where dozens of pe
Vividus/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Days after a devastating avalanche killed at least 13 Sherpas on Mount Everest, grieving climbers are calling off their pricey expeditions.Gordon Janow, director of the Seattle-based expedition group Alpine Ascents Internat
Vividus/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Days after a devastating avalanche killed at least 13 Sherpas on Mount Everest, grieving climbers are at a standstill at base camp, unsure if they will continue on or head home.Gordon Janow, director of the Seattle-based ex
File photo. (Stocktrek Images/Thinkstock)(NEW YORK) -- Dozens of suspected al Qaeda fighters have been killed in a string of strikes against the terror organization’s Yemen affiliate over the weekend, Yemeni officials say. The strikes occured just d
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